News from Moore

  • Central Park Plans Revealed and Groundbreaking

    On December 11, 2013 the design team from Oklahoma based TAP Architecture unveiled the designs for the new Moore Recreation Center and Aquatic Facility that will be located at a new park located along Broadway Ave in the heart of Moore. Ground was broken at a public ceremony on May 9, 2014.

    The facility will cover approximately 107,000 square feet. The Recreation Center will be 52,311sf, Recreation Center/Aquatics Support building is 7,415sf, and the Aquatics Facility is 47,229sf.  We estimate that these projects will be completed in the Fall of 2015 or early 2016.
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  • May 2013 Tornadoes and Floods Disaster Recovery Report: One Year Update

    United Way of Central Oklahoma is compelled to support disaster response and recovery efforts as part of our Community Preparedness focus area. The donors who contributed to United Way’s annual fall campaign allowed our Partner Agencies to be prepared to immediately respond and meet the needs of those affected by the May 2013 tornadoes and floods.United Way Partner Agencies were on the front lines when the May storms struck central Oklahoma and will continue to participate in the long term recovery efforts meeting the needs of disaster survivors. Read More » about May 2013 Tornadoes and Floods Disaster Recovery Report: One Year Update

  • City Adopts New Building Codes, First in the Nation

    MOORE, Okla (March 17, 2014). – Homeowners in Moore will have a better chance against the fury of Mother Nature thanks to the City’s adoption of new residential building codes. The Moore City Council voted unanimously Monday night to adopt the new codes based on research and proven engineering technology proposed by civil engineers Chris Ramseyer and Lisa Holliday. The new building codes mark the City of Moore as the first city in the nation to adopt building codes that focus on the tornadic impact on homes. Read More » about City Adopts New Building Codes, First in the Nation

  • Shelter Moore Rebate Award Confirmation

    On Thursday April 10th, the ShelterMoore rebate program applications were randomly selected for awarding of the $2,500 saferoom rebate from funds provided by the American Red Cross.

    If you were not selected for the program at this time, you be reconsidered should someone that is approved drop out (someone drops out, we’ll pick the next one up in line).

    All those in the drawing will likely receive an email with their number and further information.  Those selected will also receive a letter in the next week or two with instructions and forms. Read More » about Shelter Moore Rebate Award Confirmation

  • Adopt-a-Park

    What is Adopt-a-Park?
    Our program that allows individuals, businesses, or groups to take a proactive role in the beautification of local parks. Read More » about Adopt-a-Park

  • ShelterMoore Storm Shelter Rebate Program

    4-10-2014 Update  - On Thursday April 10th, the ShelterMoore rebate program applications were randomly selected for awarding of the $2,500 saferoom rebate from funds provided by the American Red Cross.

    All those in the drawing will likely receive an email with their number and further information.  Those selected will also receive a letter with instructions and forms.

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  • Spring Break Camps 2015

    Learn more about our camps and programs! Click here to learn more and Register Online

    All Camps will be held at the Moore Community Center - 793-5090

    Spring Break Basketball Camp

    When:  Monday March 16th – Wednesday March 18th; www.cityofmoore.com/fun Where:  Moore Community Center
    Time:  9:00am – Noon
    Ages:  7 to 18 years
    Fee:  $60.00 per person
    Instructor:  Scott Hodges; Westmoore Men’s Basketball Coach For any young athlete, who is looking to improve his or her skills, work hard, make new friends and have fun.   Learn offense and defensive skills and game like scenarios.    

                                                                  
    Spring Break Mad Science Camp

    When:  Monday March 16th – Friday March 20th; www.cityofmoore.com/fun
    Where:  Moore Community Center
    Time:  9:00am – Noon Ages:  6 to 11 years
    Fee:  $100.00 per person

    When school is out, Mad Science is in. Your child can continue to learn even when school is out, and won't even realize it because "We have fun down to a science."


    Spring Break Extreme Animals Camp

    When:  Monday March 16th – Friday March 20th; www.cityofmoore.com/fun
    Where:  Moore Community Center
    Time:  9:00am – Noon Ages:  7 to 12 years
    Fee:  $115.00 with T-Shirt
    Get ready for a wildly entertaining experience!  Get up close and personal with endangered species, creepy crawlies and more! You will also learn about different habits and create different types of arts and crafts that relate to those species and their habits.    

    Spring Break Discovery Camp

    When:  Wednesday March 18th – Friday March 20th; www.cityofmoore.com/fun Where:  Moore Community Center Time:  1:00pm – 4:00pm Age:  3rd grade – 8th grade Fee:  $100.00 with T-shirt Does your child enjoy special projects and experiments? If you said “YES”, then this 3 day camp is for your child. Come build over a dozen different motorized models from an Erector 65 piece set.  Instructor and students will participate in multiple experiments that are fun and educational.

    Spring Break Abrakadoodle OKC Art Camp

    When:  Monday March 16th – Friday March 20th; www.cityofmoore.com/fun Where:  Moore Community Center Time:  9am – Noon Ages:  7 to 14 Cost:  $90.00 Maximum:  15 for the class Abrakadoodle OKC Art Camp explores Crayola’s fabulous products!  Create colorful paintings, imaginative drawings and unique sculptures using Crayola watercolors, Model Magic, paints and more!          Read More » about Spring Break Camps 2015

  • Tornado Recovery

    Due to the widespread devastation from the May 20, 2013 tornado, the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $52.2 million to help with the recovery of the City of Moore through the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Program. The CDBG-DR program is designed to support long-term disaster recovery efforts in areas with the greatest extent of ‘unmet need.’ CDBG-DR grants are intended to address housing, business and infrastructure needs beyond those met by other forms of public and private assistance. Read More » about Tornado Recovery

  • Parks and Recreation Department Activity Guide

    Check out the new 2014 Fall/Winter Activity Guide. It has all the information you will need for Parks and Recreation Department programs.  
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  • CDBG Public Service Grant Application

    We are pleased to announce that the 2014 City of Moore CDBG (Community Development Block Grant) Applications are now available. You must submit the original and eight (8) copies by Monday March 17, 2014 by 5:00 P.M. to the City of Moore Community Development Department. Applications can be hand delivered or mailed to 301 N. Broadway, Moore, OK 73160, Attn: Mr. Jared Jakubowski.

    We would also encourage you to attend an Application Workshop on February 26, 2014 at 5:30 pm in the City Council Chambers of the Moore City Hall. This is a great opportunity to get your questions answered!

    You can find the Application and Application Instruction Packet on our website at the following address:

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