AQUA at Choctaw Casino & Resort Opens

Iconic Choctaw Casino & Resort resort pool ready to welcome guests. Photos Courtesy of Choctaw Casino & Resort 

Durant, OK– Summer at Choctaw Casino & Resort has officially kicked off with the opening of AQUA, the resort’s iconic new pool. AQUA is Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant’s latest, upscale amenity offered exclusively to hotel guests.

“With the $600 million addition of our Sky Tower, we set out to make a statement with our new pool, AQUA,” states Dale Robertson, Marketing Director at Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant. “AQUA is a centerpiece for our property and further contributes to creating a unique and elevated guest experience.”

Overlooked by the new Sky Tower, AQUA sprawls across three acres and features two pools: one family-friendly fully equipped with two waterslides and the other an exclusive adult-only pool. In addition, AQUA, open daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., offers 50 poolside cabanas, 750 chaise lounge chairs. With three outdoor bars and two food venues, there is something for everyone at AQUA.

About Choctaw Casino & Resort–Durant: Located an hour north of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex lies a AAA Four Diamond resort and entertainment destination in southeastern Oklahoma. Choctaw Casino & Resort–Durant is a three-level convention/entertainment venue offering more than 100,000 square feet of meeting and convention space with seating for more than 3,000. Resort amenities include swimming, shopping, dining, a spa, and the region’s premier entertainment complex, The District, with dining, drinks, 20 bowling lanes, a 70-game arcade, and state-of-the-art movie theater. In August 2021, a major expansion added the Sky Tower: 21 stories high featuring 1,000 new luxury hotel rooms, 3,300 additional slot machines, table games, a new poker room, new restaurants, bars, movie theaters and three-acres of swimming pools. For more information, visit

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