Recreation Division

The Grove reception desk is open Mon, Wed and Fri, 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 for high-risk groups. 

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!

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!)

"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, golf (and FootGolf), health and fitness classes, environmental education programs and lifetime activities. Recreation scholarships are available on a limited basis - Learn more

We produce three PlayGuides per year: WinterSpring, Summer and Fall. Our PlayGuides are direct-mailed to all Ashland households. If you live outside of Ashland and would like a hard copy of our three annual guides mailed to you, please complete our online form, If you would prefer an email notification when a new digital rec guide is available, please Email us! 

What to Do...
  • Register today for a summer program
  • The Garfield Park Splash Pad is open for the season with UPDATE hours, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. - Learn more
  • The FREE Lithia Park Guided Walks have resumed - Read more 
  • The beloved Ashland City Band FREE Concerts will return this year on Jun 16 to the Lithia Park Butler Memorial Bandshell on Thu evenings this summer - Learn more
  • The Daniel Meyer Memorial Pool is OPEN - Learn more
  • Check out the Swim Instructor Mentorship Program for 14 to 16 year olds - Learn more 
  • Silent Disco is back for First Fridays in Lithia Park - Check it out  
  • Go golfing at the beautiful Oak Knoll Golf Course - 
  • Check out the newly renovated BMX 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.​
Frequently Viewed Links...
Community Gardens
Community Resources
Dog Friendly Parks and Areas
Golf | IPM (​Integrated Pest Management Policy​)
Lithia Park 
Park Use Guidelines (City of Ashland Municipal Codes)

Online City Services

Pay Your Utility Bill
Connect to
Ashland Fiber Network
Request Conservation
Proposals, Bids
& Notifications
Request Building
Building Permit
Apply for Other
Permits & Licenses
Register for
Recreation Programs




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