News from Moore

  • Recycle Moore Center now accepts Rechargeable Batteries

    The Recycle Moore Center now accepts the following battery types for recycling during manned drop off hours. 

    Rechargeable Batteries (weighing less than 11 lbs/ 5 kg each):

    • Nickel Cadmium (Ni-Cd )
    • Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH)
    • Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
    • Nickel Zinc (Ni-Zn)
    • Small Sealed Lead (SSLA/Pb)

     We do not accept wet-cell batteries.

  • Moore Sales Tax to Increase April 1st, 2013

    Businesses in Moore will begin collecting a higher sales tax on April 1st.  

    In November 2012, voters approved an increase of .25% to the City of Moore Sales Tax for improvements to parks. 

    The new total amount charged on purchases will be 8.5%.  Of the new amount the city receives 3.75%, the state 4.5% and Cleveland County .25%. 

  • Parmele Park is Open

    Moore's newest park is open and what a park it is! The park opened in May 2014 and was funded by the voter-approved ¼ cent park improvement sales tax in 2012.

    Parmele Park is located just north of 12th St. on Janeway Ave.  It includes the following features:

    Forest themed playground
    ¼ mile lighted walking trail
    picnic pavilion
    Restroom
    Forest themed splash pad
    Landscaping
    Parking

    Check out Facebook for when the splash pad opens for the 2015 season. 

  • Zumba Fitness

    Dance your way to Fitness! Zumba is a mixture of Latin and International music that includes dance movements of salsa, cumbia, reggeaton, hip hop and more. You do not have to know how to dance to ZUMBA. This program is designed for everyone 16 years or older.  

    Classes on Tuesday nights at 6:15 pm and Saturdays mornings at 10:15 am.  

    $15 a month or $5 per class

  • Shape Your Future

    Shape Your Future encourages Oklahoma residents to eat better, move more and be tobacco free.


    Eat Better

    Fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables
    Fresh, frozen or canned - fruits and veggies power you up

    Move More

    "Get Your 30" - 30 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity daily
    This can be walking, vacuuming, gardening, playing basketball, etc.
    Can be in three, 10 minute sets of time - just get your heart rate up!

    Be Tobacco Free

  • Parks Department presented Award

    The Oklahoma Recreation & Park Society recognized the Moore Parks and Recreation Department for Outstanding Contributions to the Recreation and Park Movement for the Moore PATH  2022 Parks Master Plan at the 2012 Annual Conference.

  • CNNMoney ranks Moore among country’s best places to live

    MONEY magazine’s 2012 list of the 100 “Best Places to Live” in America was announced and Moore, Oklahoma ranked #77. The other Oklahoma cities listed among the top 100 on MONEY’s list include Broken Arrow, Edmond and Norman.

  • We are StormReady

    The City of Moore was first certified as a StormReady community in 2001, when we were in the first group of cities certified within the NWS-Norman service area.  This 2012 renewal marks our third full certification review.

    StormReady certification is based upon multiple criteria, including:

  • Stop a Running Toilet

    A "running" toilet can waste two gallons of water per minute. A silent leak can waste up to 7,000 gallons of water per month.

  • Moore Animal Welfare Volunteers

    Are you interested in volunteering your time, talents, or ideas to help animals in Moore? The Moore Animal Shelter is seeking interested citizens to help form a volunteer not for profit animal welfare group.  

    Individuals can register to be on our email list and be notified about special volunteer opportunities. We are in the beginning stages of this process so please be patient with us.  

    Volunteers are asked to dedicate 4 hours a months to shelter activities. Volunteer opportunities will include all or some of the following tasks: