Parks and Recreation

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

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All are Welcome special message from APRD
 
The pickleball courts in Lithia Park will be closed on Sunday, May 29, while the courts are pressure washed by volunteers from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Our offices will be closed on Mon, May 30, for Memorial Day to remember and honor those who have served.


Effective June 1, Ashland Senior Center will be open Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Grove reception desk is 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. Masks are recommended indoors for high-risk groups.  
 
Irrigation during a drought
 
View Park Use Guidelines (City of Ashland Municipal Codes)
 
 
Community PlayGuide... what to do! 
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2022 APRC PlayGuide

​Registration for recreation programs in the 2022 Summer PlayGuide is open. View programs in the PlayGuide or go directly to our registration site. This guide will cover May through August.

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 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... 
  • The permanent nets on the pickleball courts in Lithia Park went up on March 1. The courts will be closed intermittently and signed accordingly while the fencing at the court is completed
  • Serve on the Recreation Division Advisory Committee (RDAC) - Learn more  
  • Apply TODAY to work at the seasonal Daniel Meyer Memorial Pool this summer (pool manager, lifeguards, swim or aquatic fitness instructors needed)  

What to Do... 
Annual 4th of July Run

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Community Gardens
Community Resources
Dog Friendly Parks and Areas

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

 


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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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