Important News and Upcoming Events:

Oklahoma Adaptive Sports Association-OKASA is hosting WATERFEST August 27th from 9am-5pm. WATERFEST is a great way for our community members with varying physical disabilities to learn how to water-ski, sail, or kayak. Our experienced staff, instructors, and volunteers help make it a pleasure to participate in these activities in a safe environment.
The Clinic setup begins at 7:30 a.m. and cleanup is complete by 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 27th at The Lake Thunderbird Boathouse. Volunteer duties include, but are not limited to, loading and unload-ing equipment, life guarding, transfers, aiding with mobility, skiing, sailing and kayaking assistance and to help ensure participants are having a rewarding day at the lake.
Volunteers need to be capable of lifting heavy loads and very comfortable in the water.
If interested, complete the registration form (below), indicate previous experience areas and complete the medical/waiver form. Please Register by August 5th.
For additional information or to register call Greg Horneber at (405) 471-2265. Please send below infor-mation to: greg.horneber@integrisok.com; or Greg Horneber, 5300 N. Independence Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73112
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It’s time to renew your annual membership! Don’t miss out on all the fun activities we have planned for 2020. You can easily do it online by clicking HERE
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Learn to Sail!

Registration is now open for all sailing classes for this spring and summer. Be quick – classes are already starting to fill up. Classes for ALL levels of sailors are available. Register today!
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Many Classes Available

Learn to sail at Lake Thunderbird. Classes are taught by US Sailing Certified instructors and cover a wide variety of skill sets from the novice all the way up to the seasoned sailor.

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This is the location of our monthly newsletter. Issues go back into the 1970’s, thanks to our curator and historian Les Cummings. Find out the latest news or take a trip down memory lane.


Boathouse Schedule

Between our monthly meetings, our racing schedule, special events, and other rentals, there is a lot happening at our boathouse! Check the calendar and join us at any of our monthly membership meetings.


How to Join

Question: Do you need to own a sailboat?
Answer: NO!
While many of our activities revolve around sailing, at the core is a group of like-minded individuals who love being on the water. And we love having extra hands on board when we go our sailing.

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Big Changes at LTEF

Big Changes at LTEF The Lake Thunderbird Educational Foundation Annual Meeting by Roger Elliott, President The Lake Thunderbird Educational Foundation added two new members to its board

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