Jackson County will enter the Moderate Risk category COVID-19 on June 18. Visit the Governor's website for information on what is allowed during this time. Get general updates, vaccine information, and resources related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic here.

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APRC Summer PlayGuide

Registration for recreation programs in the 2021 Summer PlayGuide is OPEN! This guide covers May through August. Due to the pandemic, all programs will take place virtually or outdoors. The Summer 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!)


Public Health Advisory
Modified Operations Due to COVID-19  - LEARN MORE
"Fun, it's in our Nature!" The Recreation Division provides a variety of recreational and educational opportunities for all ages and abilities including aquatics, ice skating, health and fitness classes, environmental education programs and lifetime activities. We produce three PlayGuides per year: WinterSpring, Summer and Fall. Our PlayGuides are direct-mailed to all Ashland and Talent households. If you live outside of Ashland/Talent and would like a hard copy of our three annual guides mailed to you, please complete our online form, ashland.or.us/MailMyGuide. If you would prefer an email notification when a new digital rec guide is available, please Email us! 

Did you know we offer... What to Do...
  • The Rogue Valley Bike Swap will function as a Bike Donation Drive on June 18 & 19 to benefit Almeda Fire Victims, veterans and low income individuals - Learn more
  • View the events lineup for Summer 2021 
  • Hunter Park Tennis Programs/Events Summer 2021 - ashland.or.us/Hunter
  • The Garfield Park Splash Pad is OPEN for the season - More info at ashland.or.us/Garfield (closed June 21 for a mandated APRC Furlough Day)
  • The Daniel Meyer Memorial Pool is OPEN - ashland.or.us/Swim (Please visit the website to check the daily schedule BEFORE coming out) 
  • Learn about the Virtual 4th of July Run - ashland.or.us/JulyRun
  • Volunteer at socially distanced work parties at North Mountain Park!
  • Check out summer opportunities for kids (including Rock Climbing at SOU!) 
  • Volunteer at socially distanced work parties at North Mountain Park!
  • Opportunities to donate through the Ashland Parks Foundation
Visit the APRC home page or call 541.488.5340 for more information. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram, @AshlandParksandRec, and use the hashtags #AshlandParksandRec #APRC #FunItsInOurNature #AshlandWhatToDo.​
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