The Museum of Western Prairie invites you to step back in time and immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of the American West. Located in Altus, Oklahoma, this captivating museum showcases the pioneering spirit of the region, highlighting the stories and artifacts that shaped the Western Prairie. From exhibits on Native American heritage to displays depicting the lives of early settlers, the museum offers a fascinating journey through time. With its engaging exhibits and educational programs, the Museum of Western Prairie provides a unique opportunity to explore the heritage and traditions of the American West in a captivating and enriching setting
The Linda Wiginton Aquatic Center (Altus City Pool) has been a great place for people to come exercise or have fun with friends and family since 1981. Our facility is equipped with an outdoor and indoor pool.
The Altus Senior Activity Center is dedicated to encouraging personal growth, fostering active participation in the community, and helping active adults achieve and maintain an independent, healthy lifestyle.
Altus Air Force Base (AFB) stands as a beacon of history and economic vitality in the heart of Altus, Oklahoma. Established in 1943 during World War II, the base has played an instrumental role in the defense of our nation ever since. Its primary mission is training and preparing future mobility Airmen, making it the hub for excellence in airlift and aerial refueling operations. Beyond its military significance, Altus AFB forms a strong economic pillar for the community, fostering partnerships that have endured for decades. The base contributes significantly to the local economy by providing employment opportunities, supporting local businesses, and engaging in community initiatives. This enduring partnership between Altus AFB and the Altus community fortifies our national defense and underscores the shared commitment to growth and prosperity. It's a testament to the synergy between military and civilian sectors that continues to thrive in Altus, strengthening our bonds and our future.
Embark on an exhilarating journey to Altus, Oklahoma, where transformative developments are shaping our city's future. The iconic Altus Reservoir is currently undergoing an awe-inspiring reconstruction, promising a rejuvenated landscape and boundless recreational opportunities for all. But that's just the beginning of our exciting tale.
Behold, the Linda Wiginton Aquatic Center is undergoing a significant transformation, with major construction projects underway to create an extraordinary outdoor pool area. This ambitious remodel will feature various amenities catering to visitors of all ages. Imagine basking in the delight of not one but two thrilling Splash Pads adorned with an enticing assortment of water features. And the pièce de résistance? A magnificent 400-foot-long Lazy River poised to deliver endless joy.
Altus is embracing a new era of growth and excitement, and we cordially invite you to be part of this incredible journey. Plan your visit today to witness the remarkable changes redefining our vibrant community. Your adventure awaits!