Observation and Participation
Seminole is fortunate to have a museum recognized world-wide. The Jasmine Moran Children's Museum is a one-of-a-kind facility build for children of all ages. Visitors from almost every country in the world and every state in the continental United States have come to Seminole to play at this ultimate hands-on museum.
Residents are reminded of our roots and our historical dependance in the oil industry at the Seminole Historical Society Museum, and a Native American history is told and displayed at the Seminole Nation Museum in Wewoka, less than 20 miles away.
Sportsmans Lake is situated six miles east of Seminole and offers visitors and vacationers a variety of activities. The lake is owned by the City of Seminole, and offers boating, fishing, camping, covered pavilions, playgrounds and travel-trailer hookups. A 20-mile equestrian trail is open all year. Additional facilities include 12 campsites, picnic tables, electric and water hookups, and new restrooms with showers. Use policy is on a first-come, first-served basis, so reservations are not necessary and fees are nominal. For more information, call 405-257-3600.
Deals big and small have been made on one of the top 18-hole golf courses int he state, located in Seminole! The Jimmie Austin Golf Course is open to the public 365 days a year, and plays host to numerous golf tournaments. Adjacent to the course is a public driving range for those who wish to hone their skills. For more information on the golf course, contact Kevin Riggs at (405) 382-3365.
The winning tradition is alive and well in Seminole, whether it is tennis, baseball, softball, football, soccer or basketball, there is a place to play or practice. Six lighted baseball fields and softball fields are used 8 months out of the year, and 24 tennis courts are open to the public. Whatever your sport, there is a place to play in Seminole!
Seminole is the home of Strother Twin Cinema. First run movies, low rates, group rates, special matinees and a clean, safe atmosphere add to the success of the theater. The theater is located at 110 East Strother in Seminole. For more information, call (405) 382-7254.
Donald W. Reynolds Wellness and Community Center
Opened in 2010, Seminole's newest recreational facility was funded by a grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation. The Center offers several aerobic and cardio classes, state of the art cardio eqipment and weightlifting areas, a 1/12-mile elevated walking track and more. Meeting rooms and a conferece room are available for rent and are perfect for business gatherings or group events. Annual memberships, day passes and punch passes are available, and corporate rates apply to companies who have five or more employees.
The spirit of volunteerism is abundant in Seminole. Kiwanis, Lions, Rotary, Chamber of Commerce and Masons are just a few of the organizations that join together to continue Seminole's move toward the future.