Winter with Ashland Parks & Recreation

Ashland Parks & Recreation is Excited to Announce the Launch of our New Facebook Page
To see pictures and stories about Parks and Recreation programs / services and to take advantage of special discounts, LIKE us on Facebook at

Ashland Parks & Rec Winter/Spring Guide
Did you know you can register for our programs directly from the online guide? Give it a try at or swing by our office in upper Lithia Park so we can lend a hand.

Butler-Perozzi Fountain in Lithia Park
Fundraising efforts continue for Butler-Perozzi Fountain restorations. Details at

Ashland Parks LCB-Approved Courses for Continuing Education Hours
Ashland Parks & Recreation recently became an authorized provider of continuing education units (CEUs) through the Oregon Landscape Contractor’s Board (LCB). All Landscape Construction Professional licensees are required to report 16 hours of CEUs every two years. Contractors can now get local and affordable CEUs by enrolling in LCB-approved courses advertised in Ashland Parks & Recreation program guides. Learn more at or call the North Mountain Park Nature Center at 541.488.6606.

Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer to teach school field programs at North Mountain Park this spring. The seasonal theme is History of the Rogue Valley. Learn more at

We love our volunteers: young, older and all ages in between! Get involved by contacting Volunteer Coordinator Lori Ainsworth at, 541.552.2264 or visit VIP – Volunteer in Parks, “It’s the Natural Thing to Do!”

Donate Your Bike, Get a Tax Deduction!
Ashland Community Bike Swap is taking donations of bikes (in good working condition) for our Annual Bike Swap ~ April 26 from noon-2pm at The Grove, 1195 East Main Street.

All Bike Swap proceeds are used for student bicycle education classes in Ashland. The Bike Swap is a 501(c)3 non profit so all or part of your gift may be a charitable, tax deductible contribution. Please check with your tax advisor.

Bikes must be dropped off by April 11 at Ashland Fire Station #1, 455 Siskiyou Blvd. If you prefer to have your bike picked up, call Ashland Parks & Recreation at 541.488.5340. Learn more about this annual event by visiting

To learn more about Ashland Parks & Rec, visit, call 541.488.5340 or speak with staff directly at our office in upper Lithia Park, 340 S. Pioneer Street. Don’t forget to “LIKE” us on Facebook – “We’ll see you in the Park and on Facebook!”

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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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