2600 N. Aspen
Broken Arrow, OK 74012
Phone: (918) 258-7085
Fax: (918) 251-6768
This 11,500 square foot library offers over 40,000 books, as well as a separate children's area and a community meeting room that seats 100 people.
Set on about 5 square miles (12.95 square kilometers) in the heart of South Tulsa, LaFortune Park is a favorite outdoor spot for many Tulsans. Besides wooded picnic and playground areas, the park contains a golf course, baseball diamonds and batting cages, a community center, a public swimming pool, a walking trail and a par course. Certain picnic areas are available to reserve for parties. Come and get a workout, or just relax and enjoy the scenery. There is something recreational here for just about everyone. The main entrance is on South Yale Avenue between East 61st Street and East 51st Street.
Located at 21st and Yale in midtown, this large water park features the largest wave pool in Oklahoma, as well as five water slides, a water roller coaster, a kiddie pool for the little ones, and more. Open seasonally, this place provides the perfect escape from Tulsa's hot summer days. Admission is good for all day, so bring the kids and don't forget the sunscreen!
You'll get a close-up view of over 20 lions and tigers at this wildlife sanctuary that also features many animals in the petting zoo.
ORU's unique architecture and history draw many tourists from all over the world. The Prayer Tower in the center of campus is open to the public and features the "Journey Into Faith," a multimedia presentation of Oral Roberts' ministry and the university. The beautifully landscaped Prayer Gardens below the tower are a wonderful place to sit and rest. Visitors may shop the Campus Bookstore or be part of the studio audience for Richard and Lindsey Roberts' TV show, broadcast live from the Mabee Center at 8p nightly. The 60-acre (24.28 hectares) campus is laid out to encourage walking, so the physically challenged might need a little help.
A church always has a vision of spreading the word of God and the Victory Christian Center, is no different. “Worship, prayer, fellowship, teaching, and evangelism”, are five aspects which are emphasized at services held. Pastor Billy Joe and Sharon Daugherty, reach out to the people and stress on these five areas. With regular services, every human is made to realize the importance of the Bible, the life and acts revolving around the life of our Lord Jesus Christ.
The Arkansas River is one of the major tributaries of the mighty Mississippi River. The river flows through four states on its way from the Rocky Mountains in Colorado to Arkansas. The historical significance of the river ranges from being the ancestral hunting and dwelling grounds for the Quapaw people to an exploration route for Louis Jolliet and Jacques Marquette, to an important trade and commercial transport route.
The Skelly Field at H.A. Chapman Stadium, which was previously known as the Skelly Stadium, is the home arena for the Tulsa Golden Hurricane football team. Visitors of these facilities owned by the University of Tulsa can enjoy college football games.
Tulsa is not called the crown jewel of Oklahoma's Green Country for nothing, and nowhere is this more evident than at the Garden Center. Upon arriving, visitors are treated to a view of a picturesque country home nestled in a grove of trees. As you explore the grounds, the sights only get better. Just over the hill behind the home are a Victorian-style conservatory and a colorful landscaped garden with inlaid stone steps. Adjacent to the center is the Municipal Rose Gardens, which houses more than 9,000 rosebushes to delight those with an appreciation for horticulture.
In existence since 1893, this church is one of Tulsa's oldest. Its current structure, built in 1929, features Art Deco architecture and includes a tower 255 feet high that rises into Tulsa's skyline. The tower itself also contains 15 floors of useable space, and the sanctuary features a huge pipe organ valued at over $1 million.
Spread over 70 acres (28.33 hectares) within Mohawk Park on the northern edge of Tulsa, the Tulsa Zoo is home to over 1500 animals. The beautifully landscaped paths provide views of tigers, elephants, bears, chimpanzees and many other species. Animal demonstrations are scheduled throughout the week, and special seasonal exhibits are also presented, such as “Wings of Wonder,” an aviary filled with thousands of rare butterflies. The zoo also features a children's zoo and many educational exhibits relating to zoology and the natural sciences, such as the North American Living Museum, making it a favorite educational trip for children.
A recognizable landmark in downtown Tulsa, this large historic church building is a city treasure of particular interest because it sports a large green dome rather than a traditional steeple. Inside the sanctuary, there is an inner dome of stained glass, suspended underneath the outer dome by a grid of pulleys and cables. This church has a historic significance for Tulsa, having been at this location since 1920 and in existence in Tulsa since 1902. Viewing of the building can be done during business hours, but it is recommended that you call ahead.