Parks & Recreation Program Guide

Welcome to our program guide. Click on a program name for more details. Click on the "Register Here" link, where available, to register for the selected program.
 

Adult (18+)

Sat 06/11/22  Adult Birding Walk
Event ID: 44174
These walks in Martin Park offer adults the opportunity to go birding and meet other birders in the quiet hours of the morning. All experience levels welcome! Just bring a willingness to learn about Oklahoma's amazing birds! Led by retired Naturalist Neil Garrison.
 
Date: Sat, Jun 11 Time: 8:00am-10:00am Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: Adult 18+
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Sat 06/11/22  Kayak Adventure
Event ID: 44197
Rise and shine, outdoor lovers! We will meet on-site at the Route 66 bridge to explore the North Canadian River and look for native wildlife along Stinchcomb Wildlife Refuge. Kayaks, paddles, PFD's, and instruction will be provided by Martin Park staff. Please note that the kayak weight limit is 300 pounds. You must pre-register for this program.
 
Date: Sat, Jun 11 Time: 9:00am-11:00am Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: Adult 18+
Cost: $30
Register Here!
 
Sat 07/09/22  Adult Birding Walk
Event ID: 44179
These walks in Martin Park offer adults the opportunity to go birding and meet other birders in the quiet hours of the morning. All experience levels welcome! Just bring a willingness to learn about Oklahoma's amazing birds! Led by retired Naturalist Neil Garrison.
 
Date: Sat, Jul 9 Time: 8:00am-10:00am Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: Adult 18+
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Sat 08/13/22  Adult Birding Walk
Event ID: 44180
These walks in Martin Park offer adults the opportunity to go birding and meet other birders in the quiet hours of the morning. All experience levels welcome! Just bring a willingness to learn about Oklahoma's amazing birds! Led by retired Naturalist Neil Garrison.
 
Date: Sat, Aug 13 Time: 8:00am-10:00am Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: Adult 18+
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Sat 09/10/22  Adult Birding Walk
Event ID: 44181
These walks in Martin Park offer adults the opportunity to go birding and meet other birders in the quiet hours of the morning. All experience levels welcome! Just bring a willingness to learn about Oklahoma's amazing birds! Led by retired Naturalist Neil Garrison.
 
Date: Sat, Sep 10 Time: 8:00am-10:00am Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: Adult 18+
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Sat 09/10/22  Kayak Adventure
Event ID: 44199
Rise and shine, outdoor lovers! We will meet on-site at the Route 66 bridge to explore the North Canadian River and look for native wildlife along Stinchcomb Wildlife Refuge. Kayaks, paddles, PFD's, and instruction will be provided by Martin Park staff. Please note that the kayak weight limit is 300 pounds. You must re-register for this program.
 
Date: Sat, Sep 10 Time: 9:00am-11:00am Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: Adult 18+
Cost: $30
Register Here!
 
Sat 10/01/22  Martin Park Adventure Run
Event ID: 44230
Be part of Martin Park's second ever adventure run. This 2 mile obstacle course will include several obstacles like kayaking, archery, log jumping, and more! Refreshments will be provided at the finish line. Prizes will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers.
 
Date: Sat, Oct 1 Time: 8:00am-2:00pm Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: Adult 18+
Cost: $50
Register Here!
 
Sat 10/08/22  Adult Birding Walk
Event ID: 44182
These walks in Martin Park offer adults the opportunity to go birding and meet other birders in the quiet hours of the morning. All experience levels welcome! Just bring a willingness to learn about Oklahoma's amazing birds! Led by retired Naturalist Neil Garrison.
 
Date: Sat, Oct 8 Time: 8:00am-10:00am Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: Adult 18+
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Sat 10/08/22  Kayak Adventure
Event ID: 44201
Rise and shine, outdoor lovers! We Will meet on-site at the Route 66 bridge to explore the North Canadian River and look for native wildlife along Stinchcomb Wildlife Refuge. Kayaks, paddles, PFD's, and instruction will be provided by Martin Park staff. Please note that the kayak weight limit is 300 pounds. You must pre-register for this program.
 
Date: Sat. Oct 8 Time: 9:00am-11:00am Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: Adult 18+
Cost: $30
Register Here!
 
Sat 11/12/22  Adult Birding Walk
Event ID: 44183
These walks in Martin Park offer adults the opportunity to go birding and meet other birders in the quiet hours of the morning. All experience levels welcome! Just bring a willingness to learn about Oklahoma's amazing birds! Led by retired Naturalist Neil Garrison.
 
Date: Sat Nov 12 Time: 8:00am-10:00am Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: Adult 18+
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Sat 11/12/22  Kayak Adventure
Event ID: 44203
Rise and shine, outdoor lovers! We will meet on-site at the Route 66 bridge to explore the North Canadian River and look for native wildlife along Stinchcomb Wildlife Refuge. Kayaks, paddles, PFD's, and instruction will be provided by Martin Park staff. Please note that the kayak weight limit is 300 pounds. You must pre-register for this program.
 
Date: Sat, Nov 12 Time: 9:00am-11:00am Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: Adult 18+
Cost: $30
Register Here!
 
Sat 12/10/22  Adult Birding Walk
Event ID: 44186
These walks in Martin Park offer adults the opportunity to go birding and meet other birders in the quiet hours of the morning. All experience levels welcome! Just bring a willingness to learn about Oklahoma's amazing birds! Led by retired Naturalist Neil Garrison.
 
Date: Sat, Dec 10 Time: 8:00am-10:00am Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: Adult 18+
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 

All Ages

Sat 06/04/22  Ask A Naturalist
Event ID: 44148
Have a question about an animal? Want to know more about a plant? Join us for our "Ask A Naturalist" hours. First Saturday of the month, find us at the Visitor Center and ask whatever questions you can to learn about nature from on of Martin Park's naturalists.
 
Date: Sat, Jun 4 Time: 10:00am-12:00pm Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Sat 06/18/22  Night Hike
Event ID: 44211
Many of Martin Park's animals will only come out after the sun goes down. Join us on a hike to learn, hear and possibly see how the park comes to life after the lights go out!
 
Date: Sat, Jun 18 Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Sat 07/02/22  Ask A Naturalist
Event ID: 44149
Have a question about an animal? Want to know more about a plant? Join us for our "Ask A Naturalist" hours. First Saturday of the month, find us at the Visitor Center and ask whatever questions you can to learn about nature from one of Martin Park's naturalists.
 
Date: Sat, Jul 2 Time: 10:00am-12:00pm Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Sat 07/16/22  Night Hike
Event ID: 44212
Many of Martin Park's animals will only come out after the sun goes down. Join us on a hike to learn, hear and possibly see how the park comes to life after the lights go out!
 
Date: Sat, Jul 16 Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Sat 07/16/22  World Snake Day
Event ID: 44225
Visit the park and learn about why the "Danger Noodles" aren't really that dangerous.  See some cool snakes (from a safe distance), and take a bit of time to learn about how snakes keep us and the ecosystem safe and ways you can help them out!
 
Date: Sat, Jul 16 Time: 10:00am-11:30am Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Sat 08/06/22  Ask A Naturalist
Event ID: 44153
Have a question about an animal? Want to know more about a plant? Join us for our "Ask A Naturalist" hours. First Saturday of the month, find us at the Visitor Center and ask whatever questions you can to learn from one of Martin Park's naturalists.
 
Date: Sat, Aug 6 Time: 10:00am-12:00pm Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Sat 08/13/22  Perseid Meteor Shower
Event ID: 44226
Come out to Martin Park to watch one of the year's brightest and most visible meteor showers. We'll set up a few telescopes and watch the show from one of the park's meadows.
 
Date: Sat, Aug 13 Time: 8:00pm-9:30pm Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Sat 08/20/22  Night Hike
Event ID: 44213
Many of Martin Park's animals will only come out after the sun goes down. Join us on a hike to learn, hear and possibly see how the park comes to life after the lights go out!
 
Date: Sat, Aug 20  Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Sat 09/03/22  Ask A Naturalist
Sat 09/10/22  Martin Park is for the Birds
Event ID: 44228
Learn about birdwatching at this festival style program at the park. See a Birds of Prey presentation, go on a guided hike around the park, meet members of different conservation organizations in the state, and learn ways to help birds in your own yards.
 
Date: Sat, Sep 10 Time: 11:00am-1:00p Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Sat 09/17/22  Beginner's Archery Class
Event ID: 44207
If you want to learn archery, we can show you some of the do's and don'ts of this amazing sport. We will teach you how to use a bow and arrow safely and let you practice your shot with a few targets to get comfortable. Bows and arrows are provided, all participants must be able to pull a 15lb. bow. You must pre-register for this program.
 
Date: Sat, Sep 17 Time: 2:30pm-4:00pm Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: 10+
Cost: $5
Register Here!
 
Sat 09/17/22  Family Nature Hike
Event ID: 44218
What better way to get your kids into nature than seeing and learning about the wildlife all around us! While we hike we'll answer questions about wildlife and nature. A parent or guardian must attend and hike with the child. Please register all members of your family/group.
 
Date: Sat, Sep 17 Time: 9:00am-10:00am Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Sat 10/01/22  Ask A Naturalist
Event ID: 44157
Have a question about an animal? Want to know more about a plant? Join us for our "Ask A Naturalist" hours. First Saturday of the month, find us at the Visitor Center and ask whatever questions you can to learn about nature from one of Martin Park's naturalists.
 
Date: Sat, Oct 1 Time: 10:00am-12:00pm Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Sat 10/15/22  Beginner's Archery Class
Event ID: 44208
If you want to learn archery, we can show you some of the do's and don'ts of this amazing sport. We will teach you how to use a bow and arrow safely and let you practice your shot with a few targets to get comfortable. Bows and arrows are provided, all participants must be able to pull a 15lb. bow. You must pre-register for this program.
 
Date: Sat, Oct 15 Time: 2:30pm-4:00pm Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: 10+
Cost: $5
Register Here!
 
Sat 10/15/22  Family Nature Hike
Event ID: 44219
What better way to get your kids into nature than seeing and learning about the wildlife all around us! While we hike we'll answer questions about wildlife and nature. A parent or guardian must attend and hike with the child. Please register all members of your family/group.
 
Date: Sat, Oct 15 Time: 9:00am-10:00am Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Sat 10/29/22  Ghost Stories in the Park
Event ID: 44231
'Twas the Saturday before Halloween and along all the trails... Join us as we celebrate the holiday with a marshmallow roast and some scary stories. While not required, we won't mind if you want to come in your Halloween costume.
 
Date: Sat, Oct 29 Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Sat 11/05/22  Ask A Naturalist
Event ID: 44164
Have a question about an animal? Want to know more about a plant? Join us for our "Ask A Naturalist" hours. First Saturday of the month, find us at the Visitor Center and ask whatever questions you can to learn about nature from one of the Martin Park's naturalists.
 
Date: Sat, Nov 5 Time: 10:00am-12:00pm Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Sat 11/12/22  Dutch Oven Desserts
Event ID: 44188
Help us cook some hot desserts in the cool weather, and learn recipes you can make to impress friends and family. You must pre-register for this program.
 
Date: Sat, Nov 12 Time: 2:00pm-4:00pm Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: $5
Register Here!
 
Sat 11/19/22  Beginner's Archery Class
Event ID: 44209
If you want to learn archery, we can show you some of the do's and don'ts of this amazing sport. We will teach you how to use a bow and arrow safely and let you practice your shot with a few targets to get comfortable. Bows and arrows are provided, all participants must be able to pull a 15lb. bow. You must pre-register for this program.
 
Date: Sat, Nov 19 Time: 2:30pm-4:00pm Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: 10+
Cost: $5
Register Here!
 
Sat 11/19/22  Family Nature Hike
Event ID: 44220
What better way to get your kids into nature than seeing and learning about the wildlife all around us! While we hike we'll answer questions about wildlife and nature. A parent or guardian must attend and hike with the child. Please register all members of your family/group.
 
Date: Sat, Nov 19 Time: 9:00am-10:00am Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Sat 12/03/22  Ask A Naturalist
Event ID: 44165
Have a question about an animal? Want to know more about a plant? Join us for our "Ask A Naturalist" hours. First Saturday of the month, find us at the Visitor Center and ask whatever questions you can to learn about nature from one of Martin Park's naturalists.
 
Date: Sat, Dec 3 Time: 10:00am-12:00pm Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Sat 12/10/22  Dutch Oven Desserts
Event ID: 44191
Help us cook some hot desserts in the cool weather, and learn recipes you can make to impress friends and family. You must pre-register for this program.
 
Date: Sat, Dec 10  Time: 2:00pm-4:00pm Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: $5
Register Here!
 
Sat 12/10/22  Geminid Meteor Shower Viewing Party
Event ID: 44232
Witness one of the year's most active meteor showers here at Martin Park. The Geminid Meteor shower is among the most visible and active meteor showers that can be witnessed. A few telescopes will be set up and we will have hot apple cider and hot chocolate provided.
 
Date: Sat, Dec 10 Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Sat 12/17/22  Family Nature Hike
Event ID: 44221
What better way to get your kids into nature than seeing and leaning about the wildlife all around us! While we hike we'll answer questions about wildlife and nature. A parent or guardian must attend and hike with the child. Please register all members of your family/group.
 
Date: Sat, Dec 17 Time: 9:00am-10:00am Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 

Teen (13-18)

Sat 07/23/22  Young Adult Naturalist Hike
Event ID: 47721
Young Adult Naturalist Hike
If you're a teen or young adult fascinated with the outdoors, conservation, or Oklahoma wildlife, this walk is for you. Join a park naturalist as we walk the trails and answer your questions.
Date: Sat, Jul 23  Time: 9:00AM-10:30AM Location: Martin Park Nature Center
 
Ages: 13 yrs old +
Cost: Free
Register Here! https://parks.okc.gov/web/emc00/register.aspx?OrgCode=20&EvtID=47721&AppCode=REG&CC=122062803651
 
 
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