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Markoma: The Cherokee Nation’s Hub for Fitness and Sports Enthusiasts Opens Its Doors

BySamantha Nguyen

Apr 3, 2024
Male Seminary Recreation Center provides a range of sports leagues and services for men.

The Cherokee Nation Male Seminary Recreation Center, or “Markoma,” is a hub for fitness and sports enthusiasts in Tahlequah. The center offers a range of activities to cater to different interests, from basketball and volleyball to cornhole and softball. Lead Rec Specialist Terry Hooper is thrilled about the center’s opening and welcomes everyone to join in on the fun.

Cherokee Nation citizens can enjoy free access to gym equipment and fitness classes, while non-citizens can become members for $20. Markoma hosts various leagues throughout the year, starting with the fall basketball league in November, followed by volleyball, pickleball, cornhole, and softball. The center also has a senior’s class that meets on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, where they engage in chair volleyball while staying active.

Markoma is committed to promoting movement and wellness for people of all ages and abilities. The center is open daily with varying hours from Monday to Thursday, Friday, and weekends. Interested individuals can call 918-453-5496 for more information on participating in the leagues or accessing the gym equipment and classes available at the center.

By Samantha Nguyen

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