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Parks and Recreation


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

COVID UPDATE: As of August 18, most APRC facilities are closed due to rising COVID numbers in Southern Oregon - Learn moreAs of August 27, masks are mandated in most public outdoor spaces, regardless of vaccination status, when you are not able to socially distance (6 or more). 

Campfire rings/fire pits and charcoal BBQs should not be used in parks at this time. (Gas BBQs are allowed.) 
 
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2021 APRC Fall PlayGuide
Preview recreation programs by clicking on the Community PlayGuide.
Registration for recreation programs in the 2021 Fall PlayGuide is OPEN! This guide covers September through December. Due to the pandemic, all programs will take place virtually or outdoors. The Autumn PlayGuide is only available online. 
 
Are you interested in teaching a recreation program through APRC? Submit a Instructor-Class Proposal form today! ashland.or.us/Instructors

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 18 parks within the City limits, over 780 acres of parkland and 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. ​
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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 ashland.or.us/IceRink 
APRC produces three (3) Community PlayGuides each year, each with recreation programming that offers something for everyone! More info at ashland.or.us/Register.

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 AshlandSeniorServices.org 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 NorthMountainPark.org
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 ashland.or.us/ParksMaps
The Oak Knoll Golf Course is a Division of APRC - Complete info at OakKnollGolf.org
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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