Ashland Parks & Recreation Commission (APRC)

Did you know The Grove, located at 1195 E Main Street in Ashland, is the new home to the APRC Recreation Division? In March 2016, Recreation staff moved their offices into The Grove and the building became the central APRC headquarters. The Grove is a place where you can register for a program, get a map or gift certificate, reserve an APRC facility or just stop by to say hello! The new central location will offer easy access and plenty of parking. For more info about The Grove or any of our programs or services, call 541.488.5340 or email. Please stop in and see the ‘new face of Recreation!’

The 26th Annual Ashland Community Bike Swap is happening this month! You can REGISTER your bike to SELL at the SWAP on Friday, April, 15, 5 to 7 p.m. –or– Saturday, April 16, 8 to 10 a.m. The SWAP will take place on Saturday, April 16, Noon to 2 p.m. All activities are at The Grove, 1195 E Main St in Ashland. Admission into the SWAP is only $1/person; kids under 5 are FREE. Learn more here.

We are excited to announce a new event in Lithia Park on Saturday, May 14, 1 to 6 p.m. … Siskiyou de Mayo: A World Music Festival. This FREE outdoor festival will celebrate multiculturalism with international music and dance, and is sure to entertain all ages and a multiplicity of musical interests!  

This first annual event is sponsored by Reel House Films, 106.3 The Valley, Jefferson Public Radio, Main Street Tours, Jim Chamberlain and Rands Art Design, who will be on-site producing for-sale event T-shirts in their mobile print shop. The shirts will sport the event logo created by illustrator and designer Rose Cassano.

Are you interested in sponsoring Siskiyou de Mayo? Learn more here.

The 12th Annual Rogue Valley Bird Day will be held at North Mountain Park on Saturday, May 14, 8am to noon. Bird Day, a celebration of migratory birds in America, will be your chance to rub shoulders with other birders. Wildlife Images will be on-site, guided bird walks will be scheduled and a bird-calling contest for all ages will begin at 10:30 a.m., which is sure to be a ‘hoot!’ North Mountain Park is located at 620 N Mountain Ave in Ashland. Learn more here

View all of our Winter/Spring programs at here! Our easy-to-use digital guide has direct registration links for ALL classes that require registration.

To learn more about APRC and to register for a program, visit us here , call 541.488.5340 or visit our Rec office at The Grove, 1195 E Main St. Don’t forget to “LIKE” us on Facebook. “We’ll see you in the Park and on Facebook!”

Ashland Parks and Recreation
340 S Pioneer St
Ashland, OR 97520
(541) 488-5340
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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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