Parks and Recreation

Photo of Headquarters Offices of Parks and RecreationThe Mission of the Parks and Recreation Department is to promote:

INDIVIDUAL BENEFITS:  Better health and fitness; reduced stress; and opportunities for living a more balanced and productive life.

COMMUNITY BENEFITS:  Stronger families; enhanced of community; and a positive, inclusive environment for all.

ECONOMIC BENEFITS:  Enhance the quality of life of the community ti attract relocation; promote a healthier, more productive work force; enhance real estate values; and increase tourism and recreation spending.

ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS:  Protection of natural areas and green spaces, adding to overall livability.


The Parks Director is responsible for Parks,  Aquatics, Recreation and Urban Forestry.   Learn more about each by clicking the navigation links at the left.


Parks and Recreation interacts with these City Commissions:

Visit our News Blog for the latest news and announcements, or call (541) 962-1352, ext. 201  for information. Also visit the Community Calendar for dates of specific scheduled events.


You can check the SUMMER CAMP PROGRAM SCHEDULE or print a SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION FORM here or you can go to our  Recreation Page.


Looking for maps/directions to all parks, whether City-owned or school or church?  Try this map.


Don't forget to consider our facilities to host your next event!  Rental rates for a variety of our facilities, from ball fields to pavilions, are published on the Recreation pages.  Just contact our friendly Recreation Coordinator to schedule.