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Boathouse District

725 S. Lincoln Blvd.

boathousedistrict.org

552-4040

A RIVERSPORT membership to the Boathouse District along the Oklahoma River in downtown OKC gives you access to fitness facilities, classes, rowing, kayaking, cycling and stand-up paddle boarding activities. You also can play on the SandRidge Sky Trail and Sky Slide, Air Express Zip Line and more. Single-day passes are $15, three-visit passes are $30, single monthly passes are $50 and a monthly family pass is $125.

A sellection of beers available at Bleu Garten, FILE, 11-3-2014.  Mark Hancock
  • A sellection of beers available at Bleu Garten, FILE, 11-3-2014. Mark Hancock

The Bleu Garten

301 NW 10th St.

bleugarten.com

info@bleugarten.com

This is where springtime culminates. The Bleu Garten celebrates its seasonal opening this week, so you’re welcome to roam the food truck park, play games like cornhole, sip any one of a multitude of craft beers and watch the sun set. Partners feature Vintage Canned Ham Photo Booth of Central Oklahoma, Jaxx + Hill Wandering Boutique (see our story on P. 27), Back Door Barbecue, The Hall’s Pizza Kitchen, Ciao Wagon, Big Truck Tacos and many others. Check its website often for a rotating schedule of featured food trucks and mobile retailers.

Get yourself some cool sunglasses for your bike ride, at Bike One in Norman, 2-17-16. - MARK HANCOCK
  • Mark Hancock
  • Get yourself some cool sunglasses for your bike ride, at Bike One in Norman, 2-17-16.

Bike One

159 24th Ave. NW, Norman

bikeone.us

573-7433

If you’re outside, you’ll be sweating. You’ll also be squinting unless you’re wearing proper eyewear to protect your vision and your safety. Find cool, custom-fitted sunglasses that stay put while you’re out and about and just about any other accessory you might need for a bike ride by yourself, with friends or family. Bike One offers the state’s largest selection of Trek and Giant Bicycles and all the gear you might need to go with ’em.

18 year old Brandon Michell wears his helmet when he goes for a fly on his bike at the Mat Hoffman Action Sports Park in Oklahoma City, 2-17-16. - MARK HANCOCK
  • Mark Hancock
  • 18 year old Brandon Michell wears his helmet when he goes for a fly on his bike at the Mat Hoffman Action Sports Park in Oklahoma City, 2-17-16.

Mat Hoffman Action Sports Park of Oklahoma City

1700 S. Robinson Ave.

okc.gov/parks/skatepark

297-2211

Core Extreme Sports

10467 N. May Ave.

corextremesports.com

286-5100

Skateboarding star Mat Hoffman was featured in ESPN’s 30 for 30 series, and Spike Jonze and Johnny Knoxville featured him in their film The Birth of Big Air. The park named after him was named one of the Top 10 skate parks in the U.S. by National Geographic Travel Guide. Protective gear is required. Find boards, helmets, pads and more at Core Extreme Sports.

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Pops

660 OK-66, Arcadia

pops66.com

928-7677

Pops includes possibly the largest pop bottle anywhere and the largest variety of sodas in the state. Pick up a six-pack of mix-and-match sodas to-go and some Route 66 memorabilia. While out that way, catch a scenic view of Lake Arcadia, located just 1.5 miles west, while sipping some soda and enjoying a golden-hued Oklahoma sunset.

Pre-opening date Frontier City, 4-1-2011. - MARK HANCOCK
  • Mark Hancock
  • Pre-opening date Frontier City, 4-1-2011.

Frontier City

11501 N. Interstate 35 Service Road

frontiercity.com

478-2140

White Water Bay

3908 W. Reno Ave.

whitewaterbay.com

943-9687

Double-park season passes to Frontier City and White Water Bay start at $69.99 plus tax. A pass gets you into both parks during their 2016 seasons and offers benefits like early entry to concerts, free concerts, entry to Dive-in Movies events and more. Frontier City opens weekends beginning April 9 and daily May 30, and White Water Bay opens weekends beginning May 21 and daily May 30.

LA Sun & Sport

14201 N. May Ave., Suite 205

shoplasunandsport.com

752-2627

A new spring also means dumping that swimwear you bought three years ago and buying new, on-trend swimwear with confidence. LA Sun & Sport is OKC’s only year-round swimwear retailer. It offers more than 20 lines of women’s swimwear in sizes 32A-40G. It also carries men’s swim trunks and t-shirts.

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