Recreation. Enrichment. Community.
Welcome to River Road Park District!
Artie The Art Bus in the News!
Check out the article written by our very own Superintendent Dale Weigandt HERE!
River Road Park and Recreation District has launched into an amazing computerized system at all of our locations! You will not only have the ability to access all transactions on your account, reprint all of your receipts, view your upcoming classes/programs – but you also will be able to register online for several programs! Please let us know if you have any questions.
Wondering if we are open?
River Road Park and Recreation is now going to be posting all our emergency closures, or inclement weather closures on FlashAlert. The notifications will be published to all media, and our Facebook and Twitter pages. http://flashalert.net/id/riverroadparkandrecreation
Friday, Sep. 2 | 9a-4p | Free
Fundraiser for the 55+ Program. Come see all the amazing stuff we have for sale in our collective yard sale. We have had a ton of people donate items so swing by if you’re in the neighborhood and do some shopping with us! Household items, clothing, kitchen items, tools, art, etc. Held at the River Road Annex, 1055 River Road.
Labor Day Concert at Emerald Park
Monday, Sep. 5 | 4-7p | Free
Grab a blanket or your favorite lawn chair and join us in the park for some great entertainment celebrating Labor Day and the end of summer. The Sugar Beets are back so put on your dance shoes and come feel the beat! Gymnastics Northwest will provide food and refreshments for sale to benefit the gymnastics program.
Water Exercise Drop In Week
Tuesday-Friday, Sep. 20-23
Come in, workout and then sign up for a Fall '16 water exercise class. Classes start the week of Monday September 26th. NOTE: Our Water Exercise drop in schedule and drop in fees will be posted on our Facebook page. You can find us on Facebook at River Road Park & Recreation District. We will also have a paper copy of our schedule of classes available for pick up from the Main Office Tuesday, September 13th. IMPORTANT REMINDER: If you still have any of our old Water Exercise paper punch cards, set to expire 12/31/16, they WILL be accepted as payment for these classes.
Saturday, Sep. 24 | 10a-4p
Lane County Master Gardeners invite ALL to celebrate a day full of fall harvest fun including music and kid’s activities. Sample free, fresh-pressed apple cider, taste over 20 varieties of tomatoes, attend gardening workshops, browse the garden books and items for sale, purchase fall veggie starts, garlic and bulbs, as well as a large selection of fruit trees.Fall is planting time! For more information: 541-344-5859.
Determining Ripeness and Fruit Storage 10 am - 12 pm
Creating Healthy Spaces for Bees 11:30 am-12:30 pm
Growing Garlic 1-2 pm
Sauerkraut Making and Pickling 2:30-3:30 pm
Flu Shot Clinic
Friday, Oct. 7 | 10a-12p
It’s that time of the year! Time to get your flu shot, folks. Today we’re teaming up with our local River Road Health Mart Pharmacy to make it easy for you to get your shot. We do not need you to register prior to coming in that day. Appointments are first come first serve. If you are not certain whether your insurance covers your flu shot or if you have other questions regarding the shot, please call the pharmacy staff directly at River Road Health Mart Pharmacy 541-636-3522. Please bring your insurance card with you on the 7th so the insurance company can be billed directly.
Friday, Oct. 28 | 6-8p | Free Admission
Need a safe alternative to trick or treating? The Park is the safe place for you! Come join us for our spook-tacular night of frightful events. We’ll have everything from a costume contest to various spooky games, to creepy cuisine! Kids and parents are invited to come howl with us in your craziest costumes for a thrilling night of fun! Game and activity tickets sold for 25 cents.
Saturday, Nov. 19 | 9a-3p | $20/table
All tables have been rented. Call us to put your name on a waitlist.
Visit the 9th annual River Road Holiday Market! This year’s show is going to be bigger and better than ever! More vendors means more holiday shopping for you. Registration is first come, first serve and limited so call 541-688-4052 to sign up now. A fantastic selection of handmade gifts, made by local artists at affordable prices - what more could you ask for? You’ll find something for everyone on your holiday list! See you there! Held at River Road Park.
Breakfast with Santa @ Gymnastics NW
Saturday, Dec. 3 | 8-9a, 9-10a & 10-11a | $6 Adult (16+) $5 Child
Come have breakfast with Santa at Gymnastics Northwest! Includes breakfast, picture and open gym. Sign up now as space is limited in each session.
Saturday, Dec. 17 | 8:30-11a | Donation
A Community Breakfast Celebration! Food, fun and friends! It’s time for the community to come together and celebrate because it’s a wonderful life! Come see Santa, enjoy holiday music and the bling, bling of all our holiday decorations. It’s a holiday breakfast! All ages young and old are welcome! Pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, fruit, milk, juice & coffee. Donations will be accepted at the door to cover cost of food. Breakfast is open to all community members.
Holiday Afternoon Tea
Sunday, Dec. 18 | 2-4p | $10 in advance . . . $15 at the door if space is available
Today is about getting into the holiday spirit. We begin with a holiday afternoon tea where you will enjoy an assortment of teas, finger sandwiches, scones and fresh fruit. The Greater Eugene Chorus will then take us on a holiday musical journey so prepare for a magical time. Your cost includes: a holiday afternoon tea and songs.
Tuesday, Oct. 25 | 2:30-6:30p
Tuesday, Dec. 20 | 3:30-6:30p
Come on over and donate blood. Each single blood donation can help up to three Lane County patients. Donors must be 16 years of age or older, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in general good health. Contact Lane Blood Center at 541-484-9111 to schedule an appointment. For more information visit www.laneblood.org.
Holiday Food Drive
Nov. 1-Dec. 31 | Bring in non-perishables
Help those less fortunate than yourself this holiday season by bringing in canned food items. We want this season to be plentiful for all! Our goal is to collect a massive amount of food during the months of November and December! We can accept canned goods and/or cash donations at any time. Your contribution will be distributed by FISH (Friends in service to humanity). Place food items in collection totes located throughout the Park District. Cash donation? See main office.
May 30-Sep. 5 | Ages 18 and under | $50
Passes are on sale at LTD, Splash at Lively Park, Willamalane Park Swim Center & City of Eugene pools. Pass is nontransferable. Other rules and restrictions may apply. Get Going This Summer: Buy the One Pass!
Free entry to:
|Amazon Pool||River Road Park District Pool|
|Camp Putt Adventure Golf Park||Science Factory|
|Cascades Raptor Center||Sheldon Pool|
|Echo Hollow Pool||Shelton McMurphey Johnson House|
|Lane Transit District buses||Splash! at Lively Park|
|Lane County Historical Society||Willamalane Center|
|Museum of Natural and Cultural History||Willamalane Park Swim Center|
*Restrictions may apply.
Silver & Fit
Are you a Silver & Fit member? If you are entitled to access our fitness center and pool for up to 36 visits per month at no charge. Water Exercise classes at the pool are an additional fee. Land classes available to Silver & Fit members at no additional cost include Zumba Gold, Tai Chi For Balance and Arthritis Exercise. SILVER & FIT MEMBERS ARE REQUIRED TO SIGN IN WHEN THEY USE THE FACILITY OR TAKE A CLASS. The Park District will be reimbursed for your participation so signing in is extremely important for the district to continue offering this program.