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Parks, Culture and Recreation

City Chief of Parks, Culture & Recreation | Department Director: Anna America

Mission & Vision Statement: To create, provide and preserve quality parks and recreation opportunities that meet community needs for the health and well-being for all Tulsa citizens.

Quick Facts: Tulsa Parks manages 135 parks covering roughly 6,553 acres. This includes the Redbud Valley Nature Preserve, two specialty centers, and six community centers with various amenities including, fitness facilities, gymnasiums, art studio space and meeting rooms. There are 57 miles of walking trails, one skate park, three dog parks, and five swimming pools. In addition, there are 227 sports fields*, 99 playgrounds, 94 tennis courts, 8 outdoor pickleball courts, 13 water playgrounds, 18 splash pads, 96 picnic shelters, 4 golf courses and 8 disc golf courses.**

*132 diamond fields and 95 rectangular fields
**29 basketball courts and 36 half courts

Contact:
Email: tulsaparks@cityoftulsa.org
(918) 596-PARK (7275)


Upcoming Special Events

  • Spring Youth Soccer League: Dive into spring with Tulsa Parks Spring Soccer League! Registration is OPEN until February 25th for grades K-5. Season kicks off on March 30th and runs through May 18th, 2024. Secure your spot now for just $65 after February 18th! Don't miss out on the fun – let's play and score some goals together! Register online
  • Spring Break Day Camps: Whiteside Park, Owen Park, Jane A. Malone, Reed Park, and Waterworks Art Center | March 18-22, from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Spring STEM Fest: Jane A. Malone Community Center, 4940 N. Frankfort Ave. | March 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
  • PAWS Dog Treat Hunt and Pet Adoption: Whiteside Park Community Center, 4009 S. Pittsburg Ave. | March 23, from 10 a.m. to Noon
  • Eggcessible Egg Hunt: Whiteside Park, 4009 S. Pittsburg Ave. | March 23, 11 a.m. - Noon | ages 6 to 15 | This is an adaptive and sensory-friendly egg hunt for children with varying abilities.
  • Owen Park Egg Hunt: Owen Park Community Center, 560 N. Maybelle St. | March 23, from 11 a.m. – Noon | Ages 3-10
  • Reed Park Egg Hunt: Reed Park Community Center, 4233 S. Yukon | March 26, from 6:30 to 6:45 p.m. | Ages 2-11
  • Lacy Park Egg Hunt: Lacy Park Community Center, 2134 N. Madison Pl. | March 30, from 11 a.m. - Noon 
  • Teddy Bear Ball: Whiteside Park Community Center, 4009 S. Pittsburg Ave. | April 19, from 5:30 – 7 p.m.
  • Earth Day Garden Party: Jane A. Malone Community Center, 4940 N. Frankfort Ave. | April 26, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Spring Fishing Derby: Mohawk Park, 5701 E. 36th St. North | April 27, from 9 to 11 a.m. | Ages 6-15
  • Urban Campout: Mohawk Park, 5701 E. 36th St. North | April 27-28 | Registration will begin at 3 p.m., and check-out is required by 9 a.m. the following morning.  Cost is $15 and includes s’mores and a light breakfast.
  • Cinco de Mayo 60+ Pickleball Tournament: Whiteside Park Community Center, 4009 S. Pittsburg Ave. | May 3, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. | Women’s / Men’s / Mixed Doubles
  • Spring Carnival: Whiteside Park Community Center, 4009 S. Pittsburg Ave. | May 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. 
  • Kids Triathlon: McClure Park, 7440 E. 7th St. | May 26, from 8:30 – 11 a.m. | Cost $30 per child | (Long Route | 9 - 10 A.M. | 100 Meter Swim | 4 Mile Bike | 1 Mile Run (Short Route) | Begins After Long Route | 50 Meter Swim | 2 Mile Bike | .5 Mile Run) In Partnership with: YWCA Tulsa 
     

 


Quick Links

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