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Parks and Recreation

1195 E Main St
Ashland, Oregon 97520
Phone: 541.488.5340
Contact: Ashland Parks & Recreation Commission (APRC)
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

All are Welcome

A special message from your friends at Ashland Parks and Recreation Commission... 
ALL are welcome here - Please take a moment to read.

Effective December 6, 2021, The Grove reception desk and the Ashland Senior Center office will be open Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Appointments are recommended but not required. The Oak Knoll Golf Course is open with regular hours and the Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink is open with limited hours. Masks are required indoors, and highly encouraged outdoors except when six (6) feet apart. 
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2022 APRC WinterSpring PlayGuide
Registration for recreation programs in the 2022 WinterSpring PlayGuide is OPEN. View programs and register today at This guide covers January through April.  
Are you interested in teaching a recreation program through APRC? Submit a Instructor-Class Proposal form today!

Looking for Ways to Stay Connected and Recreate in New Ways? Find your space with us! Check out our collection of digital resources (virtual recreation!)



APRC manages 19 parks within the City limits,  for a total of 766 acres of parkland, open space and properties. APRC co-manages 53 miles of trails. Learn more about the APRC Parks Division. ​

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram, @AshlandParksandRec, and use the hashtags #AshlandParksandRec #APRC #AshlandWhatToDo ​

Important Updates... 
  • Serve on the Recreation Division Advisory Committee (RDAC) - Learn more  
  • The pickleball courts in Lithia Park will be closed January 11 through the end of February (weather depending). Amenities at the courts, such as the fencing and stairs will be repaired at this time
  • The primary access path at Ashland pond will be closed January 31 through February 4 - Learn more 

What to Do... 
  Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink in Lithia Park


Frequently Viewed Links...
Community Gardens
Community Resources
Dog Friendly Parks and Areas

GolfIPM (​Integrated Pest Management Policy​)
Lithia Park
Park Use Guidelines (City of Ashland Municipal Codes)


Check out our FUN & INFORMATIVE Videos
View our Video Archives
Photo Tour
Rent a Facility
Community Resources
Ashland Senior Center
Lithia Park
N MT Park Nature Center
Oak Knoll Golf Course
Community Gardens


Events Calendar

Public Meeting Calendar


Frequently Asked Questions

The Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink is located at 95 Winburn Way in Lithia Park at the corner of Winburn Way and Nutley St. The rink is open November through February each year. Learn more at 
APRC produces three (3) Community PlayGuides each year, each with recreation programming that offers something for everyone! More info at

The Rec Division offices are located in The Grove at 1195 E Main St in Ashland. The Grove is the place where you can register for a program, get a map or gift certificate, apply for a scholarship, reserve an APRC facility or just stop by to say hello! 


APRC facilities and specified park locations can be rented for private events such as weddings, receptions, meetings, picnics and family gatherings. Learn more.
The APRC Rec Division offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (excluding holidays) and located in The Grove at 1195 E Main St in Ashland. 

Currently, APRC oversees four community gardens - Learn more.

The Ashland Senior Center is under the APRC Senior Services Division and is located at 1699 Homes Ave in Ashland. Visit to learn about all the services and activities for seniors and their families. 

The North Mountain Park Nature Center is a Division of Ashland Parks & Recreation - Complete info at
Know before you splash... we monitor water quality each May through October. Learn more
In addition to programming for all ages and abilities, APRC hosts/promotes the following annual events:

And, look for our seasonal opening celebrations of the Daniel Meyer Memorial Meyer Pool... Island Night: A Aloha State of Mind (July), and the Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink... First Frost. 

APRC manages 48 miles of trails in and around Ashland. View maps at
The Oak Knoll Golf Course is a Division of APRC - Complete info at
Become a VIP member with APRC! VIP... Volunteer in Parks! It's the Natural Thing to Do!" Learn more 
APRC oversees 18 parks. All are dog friendly, with the exception of Lithia Park and North Mountain Park. APRC currently has one dog park that is a two-acre fenced-in area where dogs can run off leash and socialize with other dogs - Learn more.

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