Ashland Parks and Recreation

October 2019 Edition

Our 2019 Fall Community PlayGuide, ”What to Do!,” is out and registration is OPEN. The guide features recreation programming that will carry us through December 2019.

Stay Connected with APRC! We want you to feel connected and stay connected with us. We take pride in providing you with outdoor recreation and experiences, recreation programs, special events, education, and community engagement. From the parks we manage, the trails we help build and maintain, to our Senior Services Division, the Oak Knoll Golf Course, the Nature Center, to the seasonal outdoor Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink in Lithia Park, and the Daniel Meyer Memorial Pool in Hunter Park. It is our job and our pleasure to communicate about all of this to you. Stay up-to-date on APRC happenings, events, programs, projects, and alerts by connecting with us!

Let us list the ways YOU can stay connected with APRC…

  • Sign-up for Email Notification at
  • Online at, Facebook & Instagram – @AshlandParksandRec
  • In-person at any of our facilities
    • The Grove
    • North Mountain Park Nature Center
    • Ashland Senior Center
    • Oak Knoll Golf Course
  • Direct Contact

Complete information is available at

Did you know our Rec Division is housed at The Grove, 1195 E Main St? The Grove is your one-stop place for recreation and visitor services… from general hiking, biking and walking maps; to concerns and questions regarding park and trail areas; to general customer service inquiries related to APRC; to information for activities and events that take place around Ashland. You can even register for a rec program or simply stop in to say hello!

It’s time to book your HOLIDAY PARTY at the Oak Knoll Golf Course. Book your event in October and get two free items! Call 541.482.4311, email, or visit us at

Are you looking for an advertising opportunity for your business? We offer ad space on the dasher boards at the Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink. With over 20k patrons each season (November – February), you are sure to see the benefits of advertising with us. Deadline to reserve your space is October 10th. Call 541.488.5340 or visit

And speaking of the ice rink… Volunteer opportunities are available for the season. Info at

Mark your calendar for two special meetings in October:

  • East Main Property Public Input Session – Thursday, October 24, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Location TBD – Visit for more info
  • Japanese Garden Redesign Open House – Monday, October 28, 5 to 7 p.m. at the Ashland Civic Center, 1175 E Main St.

Did you know our Senior Services Division has a variety of offerings for those who are ages 50 and up? Info at or 541.488.5342.

To learn more about APRC visit – “Fun, it’s in our Nature!” Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @AshlandParksandRec and use the hashtags #AshlandParksandRec #APRC #AshlandWhatToDo #FunItsInOurNature


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Ashland Parks And Recreation

The City of Ashland Parks & Recreation (APR) Department was established to provide recreational opportunities to improve the quality of life for area residents and visitors. Our goals are to strengthen the community fabric and sense of place for youth, adult, and visitor populations; to promote health and wellness; to foster human development; to increase cultural unity and to protect our valuable natural resources. APR meets these goals through preserving, maintaining, and enhancing our recreational facilities, parks, and open spaces while also coordinating engaging programs, classes, public events, and festivals.

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