News from Moore

  • Municipal Court

    Beginning May 23, 2014 the Moore Municipal Court will move from City Hall to the new Public Safety Center at 101 E. Main St.  Hours are 8 a.m. -5 p.m. Monday thru Friday.  

  • Tips for Self-Care during Anniversary Reactions to a Traumatic Event

    Some individuals experience reactions to traumatic events near or around the anniversary of those traumatic events. Although anniversary reactions can be upsetting, it is helpful to know that recovery takes time and requires rebuilding on many levels – physically, emotionally, and spiritually. With patience, understanding, and support from family, friends, and community members, individuals can emerge from trauma and disaster stronger than before. Some tips for coping with anniversary reactions to a traumatic event are listed below.

  • SBA Honors Outstanding Disaster Recovery Efforts

    ~~WASHINGTON – A city manager who coordinated the rebuilding of Moore, Oklahoma in the aftermath of a tornado that nearly destroyed the city, a Long Island restaurateur who helped those struggling after Hurricane Sandy, and a New York City café owner who rebuilt two locations that were nearly destroyed after Hurricane Sandy were each presented with a Phoenix Award today during a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) National Small Business Week event.

  • Devon Energy to Help Rebuild Moore's Little River Park

    Nearly one year after a tornado devastated communities throughout the state, a city park serving Moore’s Plaza Towers neighborhood received a boost from Devon Energy. The City of Moore today announced a $200,000 gift from Devon that will help the city complete the reconstruction of Little River Park and provide a place of enjoyment for hundreds of families.

  • 05.20.13 - Moore, Oklahoma - The Devastation & Rebirth of a Community

    The Norman Transcript, in conjunction with Norman Regional Health Systems,  is proud to present “05.20.13 - Moore, Oklahoma - The Devastation & Rebirth of a Community,” the hard-cover pictorial book that chronicles the devastation wrought by the EF5 tornado that hit the city of Moore, Oklahoma and the indomitable spirit of the citizens as they recover and rebuild.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Summer 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
    Mad Science Camp

    When:  June 22nd - June 26th ;
    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."

     Extreme Animals Camp

    When:  Camp I:  June 22nd - June 26th ;
                 Camp II:  July 20th - July 24th
    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.    

     Discovery Camp
    When:  Monday July 27th - Friday July 31st (with overnight at Little River Park) ;
    Where:  Moore Community Center
    Time:  9:00am - Noon
    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.

     Abrakadoodle OKC Art Camp

    When:  I.  June 15th - June 19th - 9:00am - Noon
    II.  July 6th - July 10th ; 9:00am - Noon and 1:00pm - 4:00pm - Lunch Included if purchase both camps (No Discount)
    Where:  Moore Community Center
    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!