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MetroFamily’s OKC Thrive Fest @ RIVERSPORT

Ready for a wellness boost and loads of family fun? Join us this spring at Thrive Fest OKC @ RIVERSPORT!
Join us Saturday, March 25 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. for a local celebration of family health and wellness. We all want our kids and families to thrive—inside and out—and this event will provide what you need to boost your family’s wellness factor!

MetroFamily’s OKC Thrive Fest @ RIVERSPORT is designed to engage and inspire all ages and abilities by connecting attendees with local resources in the areas of physical health, mental wellness, nutrition, and safety. And with it being held at RIVERSPORT in downtown OKC, the event will be full of fun activities to challenge all family members!

What you need to know:

Date: March 25, 2023
Time: 10am-2pm (Riversport activities are open from 11am-6pm)
Location: Riversport located at 800 RIVERSPORT Dr. Oklahoma City, OK 73129
Cost: Admission is FREE
Extras:  Special offer for Thrive Fest attendees! Save $15 on a full-day, all-access Riversport pass! Activities include surf and ski OKC, sky trail and slides, Rumble drop, pop a shot, eSports and spider, mountain and nordic climbing! You can purchase them online after registering for Thrive Fest.
Parking: $5 parking is available at Riversport. Please have exact cash or be prepared to use a card to pay.
Registration: pre-registration is highly recommended – registration is at the bottom of this page
Waivers: Waivers are required for ALL Riversport activities – Free or Premium. After registering, you will receive an email with a link to complete a waiver for each person in your party that will be participating in RIVERSPORT activities – free and/or premium.  We highly recommend you complete these waivers before arrival to save time.
Upon Arrival: Visit the MetroFamily Registration tent to pick up your wristband(s)
What to wear: Dress for outside activity! Shorts, sport pants, secure footwear with a back strap (no flip flops, slides or crocs), and hats are all good choices.  Weather conditions can change without warning, so consider dressing in layers. Don’t forget the sunscreen and if you think you might get wet, an extra set of clothes. Secure shoes are required on the SandRidge Sky Trail, Sky Slide and Rumble Drop.  No flip flops, crocs or slides. Closed toe shoes are required for climbing at Lake Overholser. Safety straps on glasses/sunglasses are recommended. You’ll find more important information here to ensure you have a great OKC Thrive Fest experience!
Prohibited Items:  Smoking, vaping, outside food or beverage and open flames are not allowed.

FREE Thrive Fest Activities include:

  • Thrive Fest Event Bag (first come, first serve, while supplies last)
  • Thrive Fest vendor booth activities
  • Raft paddling on the lower pond
  • Youth zone and playground including:
    • cloud bounce: 250 lb. max
    • sky tykes adventure course: 48″ max
    • kids zip line
    • extreme air jumper: 45 lb. min/250 lb. max
    • NEOS 360 interactive play station
  • Pump Track – bring your own bike and helmet
  • Racer Rollers: (restriction – 220 lb. max)
  • Yard Games
  • and More!

*Activities subject to change

Special for Thrive Fest attendees: Save $15 on a full-day, all-access Riversport pass! This includes everything listed above plus:

*NOTE: These Riversport activities are open from 11am-6pm (Thrive Fest is from 10am-2pm.) $24.99 discounted price for the Riversport day pass – regularly $39.99.

  • VIP Thrive Fest Registration – get your wristbands ASAP and be on your way to loads of fun!
  • Surf OKC: height requirement: 42″ min boogie board, 48″ min Surf (be sure to bring a swimsuit!)
  • Ski OKC: ages 8+
  • Sky Trail: 48″ min, 300 lb. max
  • Sky Slides: 44″ min, 300 lb. max
  • Rumble Drop: 48′ min, 250 lb. max
  • Pop a Shot
  • Spider/Mountain Climbing: 42″ min, 40 lb. min/250 lb. max
  • Nordic Climbing: Ages 6+, 40″ min, 40 lb. min/250 lb. max
  • Climbing Wall: Ages 8+, 70 lb. min/250 lb. max *close-toed shoes required
  • eSports

*note: zip line not included in VIP Pass, some activities have limited capacity and are first come, first serve and are dependent upon weather conditions.

Please review Riversport’s complete guidelines and safety rules here

Click HERE for the OKC Thrive Fest event schedule and map. *Activities are subject to change.

Win Prizes with our Thrive Fest Contests!

  • Passport Contest: Complete the Thrive Fest Passport and receive a special prize. You will also be entered to win a Grand Prize!
  • Take a photo in front of our Thrive Fest banner and tag MetroFamily on social media and be entered to win!



Thank you to our sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor

Location Sponsor

Engagement Sponsor

Supporting Sponsors


Arena 51


Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma

Boys and Girls Clubs of OKC

Carsyn Neille Foundation

Hefner Eye Care and Optical Center

First Tee OKC

Girls on the Run

Heartland CPR

i9 Sports

Junior League of OKC

Just Kids Pediatrics

KidStrong – Edmond

LifeShare Oklahoma

Mental Health Association Oklahoma

Native Chiropractic

Natural Grocers

OKC Dodgers Rookie League

OKC Fire Department

Oklahoma County Health Department

Organic Squeeze

Red Bud Classic

Renewal by Anderson

Simon Greiner Track and Field Program /Fields & Futures

Sunbeam Family Services

Threshold Climbing

Variety Care

Watch Me Ok

Interested in becoming a sponsor? Email casey@metrofamilymagazine.com for more information.



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