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340 S Pioneer Street
Ashland, Oregon 97520
Phone: (541) 488-5340
Fax: (541) 488-5314
Contact: Ashland Parks & Recreation Commission
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30am to 5pm
City of Ashland, Oregon / Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation
Ashland Parks & Recreation Guide
Click on the image above to view summer programs

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The Ashland Parks & Recreation Commission (APRC) oversees two areas, parks and recreation. APRC is the caretaker of 785 acres of parkland in Ashland and is home to beautiful Lithia Park (take a tour of historic Lithia Park). We offer a variety recreational opportunities, as well as facility and park rentals.

Discover the plants and trees of Lithia Park with our Lithia Park Trail Guide.  Be sure to check out our new Park and Trail Finder Web App! and take Tour of historical Lithia Park.

Registration for Summer 2015 is underway! Click on the above image of the Summer Guide to view programs (or, if you prefer, in PDF format). Direct registration links are available for all applicable programs. Learn more about registration. (Our WinterSpring Rec Guide is still available online - Programs in this guide will run through May, 2015.) Check out our line-up of  Kids Summer 2015 Programs!

In an effort to promote Green Practices we will no longer direct-mail our Recreation Guide to every Ashland & Talent household. If you would like to continue to receive the guide in your mailbox, please complete the online form at, email us at or give us a call at 541.488.5340. Online guides are always available at, or feel free to pick up a hard copy at the main office in upper Lithia Park at 340 S Pioneer St (off Granite St), Ashland. If you have already requested to receive the guide, no need to make another request… watch for the APRC 2015 Summer Guide in your mail box. Please recycle your guide or share with a friend!
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The Daniel Meyer Pool in Hunter Park will open June 11 (swim lesson registration on opening day!) -

Registration for the 39th Annual 4th July Run is OPEN - (order your tshirt for an additional $10 by June 12)

FootGolf at the Oak Knoll Golf Course launched on May 11 -

APRC has 4 core goals:

  1. Provide a high quality, efficient service level.
  2. Maintain and expand parks and recreational opportunities to meet the current and future needs of the community.
  3. Provide a positive experience to park guests and recreation participants.
  4. Provide opportunities for the community to participate in the decision making process concerning its parks and recreation system.

Please refer to the links in the left margin to learn more about APRC, call 541.488.5340 or visit 340 S Pioneer Street in Lithia Park (in upper Lithia Park).
39th Annual 4th of July Run
The Ashland Parks & Recreation Commission (APRC) will present the 39th Annual 4th of July Run on Saturday, July 4, 2…Read More

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