OKC Parks and Recreation Daddy Daughter Dance

OKC Parks and Recreation Daddy Daughter DanceSaturday, April 22Scissortail Park Sky Rink, Upper Park OKC Parks and Recreation’s 9th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance will be held at Scissortail Park’s Sky Rink in three separate afternoon and evening sessions: 2:30-4pm, 5-6:30pm, and 7:30-9pm. This year’s “You Are My Sunshine” themed dance will include catering, refreshments, a […]

Oklahoma State Arbor Week Tree Sale

We are celebrating Oklahoma Arbor Week with a tree sale. Chat with Scissortail Park Horticulturists and Arborists about tree care, planting and other tree-related topics. Scissortail Park Tree Sale Friday, March 31 | 9am – 3pmSaturday, April 1 | 9am – 3pmUnion Station, West Parking Lot 300 SW 7th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73109 3 Gallon […]

Volunteer Kickoff Event

SPRING INTO ACTION SCISSORTAIL STEWARDS VOLUNTEER KICKOFF EVENT 2023Tuesday, March 7 | 5:30-7pmUnion Station Join us Tuesday, March 7 for our Scissortail Stewards volunteer kickoff event! Meet the team to talk about the different opportunities we have coming up this season. Union Station at Scissortail Park300 SW 7th StreetOklahoma City, OK 73109 REGISTER HERE: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805084da8a729abf49-volunteer?fbclid=IwAR1Pn_12U2czic7HnPhQOf2ofPRbqz36bCfGZ52f5v7jb6lkXKQr-WamFJ0#/

Blood Drive

The Bloodmobile will be set up at Scissortail Park on Saturday, March 18 from 9am -12pm Don´t miss the opportunity to contribute to the life-saving mission of the Oklahoma Blood Institute! To schedule an appointment, click on the link, scan the QR CODE or contact Oklahoma Blood Institute at 877-340-8777 https://www.yourbloodinstitute.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/401190utm_source=materials&utm_medium=qrcode&utm_campaign=all&fbclid=IwAR2kUAoIw3fNg9I49Kexf1RLpSDYtJf804ikEb_m4ssBZwTwUUsVf8bsp8o?fbclid=IwAR2UZivlLVdGqC3LYMyZedAsXE71Bb-e1mDEF2OqslXQB-8mlyDSfeugkzQ Walk ins are welcome! […]

Outdoor Preparedness Class

Outdoor Preparedness ClassSunday, April 23 | 1 – 1:45pm Nature Play Area, Lower Park Headed for an outdoor adventure? Learn how to pack your backpack, set up a tent, and prepare for emergencies at this Park Ranger-led presentation. Hear about the 5 Ws of camping and what it means to “Leave no trace.” Program is […]

Birding Activity

Friday, March 17 | 12 – 1:30pmScissortail Boathouse, Upper Park Join us for a free introduction/how-to on birding, which is identifying the birds around you by sight or by their call. You will learn how to identify birds by size, shape, habitat, and call. Plus, learn how to read field guides and how to do […]

Outdoor Preparedness Class

Monday, March 13 | 12 – 1:30pmSurvivor Tree Lawn, Upper Park Headed for an outdoor adventure? Learn how to pack your backpack, set up a tent, and prepare for emergencies at this Park Ranger-led presentation. Hear about the 5 Ws of camping and what it means to “Leave no trace.” Program is best for ages […]

Bird Box Building

Saturday, March 18 | 1 – 2:30pmNature Play Area, Lower ParkOur Park Rangers will provide the supplies and expertise while guests assemble the bird boxes. No registration required, but supplies are limited. First-come, first served. All ages are welcome, but please note hammers and nails will be used. Program is best for ages 8 and […]

Compost Corral – “What is compost, and why is it important?”

Thursday, March 16 | 6 – 7:30pmEast Courtyard Union Station, Upper ParkLearn about the basics of compost and why you should turn your greens and browns (food waste) into heaps and mounds (nutrient rich soil). Let us know you are attending – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/compost-corral-what-is-compost-and-why-bother-tickets-563644615217

Where the Bison Roam & Sing-a-Long

Wednesday, March 15 | 12 – 1pmPlay Pavilion, Upper Park One-hour interactive presentation from our Park Rangers and guest speaker Jessi from Benjamin Lee Bison. Learn about the American Bison and its importance to the Great Plains and to Oklahoma. Stay for a Sing-a-Long with Ranger Rob. Free and open to the public.

Jr. Ranger Scavenger Hunt

Tuesday, March 14 | All-day; Self-guidedScissortail Boathouse, Upper ParkPick up a free Jr. Ranger Scavenger Hunt sheet and spend the day searching for items around the Park. Enjoy the outdoors and discover nature’s treasures in the Park.

The Best Events of 2022

Was 2022 a good year? Yes! 2022 was a great year for Scissortail Park! Not only did the Park double in size with the opening of the Lower Park, but we also maintained a robust calendar featuring many returning favorites and a host of new events and programs to provide a year of fun FOR […]