Summertime in OKC brings longer days and school kids with new-found freedom. And, it also brings hot, muggy days that just beg for a cool dip in a refreshing pool. OKC has you covered: Along with full-fledged water parks and water features, the city boasts many public pools and splash pads. Make a pack with your clan to try a few new places this summer or take your friends to your top favorites. Either way, all you need to do is grab your sunscreen and a towel: Here’s your guide on where to go and how to stay cool in OKC.
Memorial Day weekend is always the official kickoff for summer and events around Oklahoma City offer plenty of opportunities to get outside and enjoy the weather. From art to whitewater rafting, the city is bursting with fun events, activities and discoveries, beginning with a local favorite, the Paseo Arts Festival.