Recreation. Enrichment. Community.
Welcome to River Road Park District!
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/
Artie The Art Bus in the News!
Check out the article written by our very own Superintendent Dale Weigandt HERE!
Thrill The World Eugene Video - Howl-o-ween Haunt at River Road Park!
River Road Wins 2016 Best of Aquatics Award for Training!
Thank you Fred Meyer!
Fred Meyer contributes $500 to River Road Park District for being a great community partner. Thank you Fred Meyer!
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.
River Road Community Potluck & Propagation Fair
Saturday, Apr. 1 | 2-5p | Free
Consider a hands-on role supporting this wholly grassroots effort to identify, collect, share and propagate the finest seeds, starts and cuttings in the bioregion. Your active involvement is crucial not only to the success but survival of this unique, visionary effort. Collect and share, apple, pear, peach, plum, fig, & grape, scion with your neighbors. If this is a new endeavor for you please come, participate. The event includes; live music, potluck, seed and plant swap, volunteer grafters and rootstock at a nominal fee. For more info on how to collect and store scion check us out on FB & YouTube “Agrarian Sharing Network” or online: www.springpropagationfair.com For info and to volunteer email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, Apr. 15 | 10-11:30a | $7
Ages 2-7. Don’t miss the egg-citement...limited to the first 75 children, our trained leaders will provide games, crafts and other spring time activities, followed by the traditional Easter egg hunt! Held indoors at the park.
Swim Team Spaghetti Feed & Silent Auction
Saturday, Apr. 22 | 4:30-7p | Prices Below
Come support the River Road Swim Club Spaghetti Feed, Silent Auction and Raffle. Tickets may be purchased from a club member, the Park District office or at the spaghetti feed.
Adults $7 . . . Seniors $5 . . . 3-12 years $3.50 . . . Family of 4 $18
Nike 5-Meter Eugene Spring Water Polo Camp
Saturday, Apr. 22 | 9a-4p | $100
U.S.A. Water Polo Olympian, Genai Kerr, is proud to offer the Nike 5-Meter Water Polo Camp. The camp will be held at the River Road Park and Recreation District facilities. Designed by the top U.S.A. Water Polo coaches, the Nike 5-Meter Water Polo Camp provides in-water instruction that will make an immediate impact on an athlete’s performance. Younger athletes will have the opportunity to learn first-hand how Olympic athletes train, meet their nutritional needs and balance their lives. To register online: www.5meter.com/Eugene. Questions? Contact Nike at 1-800-Nike Camp.
Lively Organic Farms Garden Plant Start Sale
Friday, May 5 | 9a-4p
We will have a wide variety of garden vegetable starts and plenty of cut flower starts too!! Desert King fig trees in 3 gal. pots will also be available. Call ahead if you will be needing flats. 541-461-2737. Ten % of the proceeds benefit Park District programs.
33rd Annual Fishing Derby
Saturday, May 6 | 8-11a | $2 suggested donation per fish
Ages 2-7. Join us at the wading pool for the 33rd Annual Children’s Fishing Derby. Fishing in the wading pool is open to children ages 2 through 7 (accompanied by an adult). Bring your own bait and tackle and try your luck. We will be fully stocked with rainbow trout.
Saturday, May 6 | 8-11a | Donation accepted
Kids take your mom and dad to breakfast! All ages young and old are welcome! Pancakes, scrambled eggs, fruit, milk, juice & coffee. After the “little ones” enjoy an early morning of fishing, come in for a full stack of hotcakes and more. Donations will be accepted at the door to cover cost of food. Breakfast is open to all community members.
Confident Cycling for Families
Saturday, May 20 | 9a-12p | Free
Families with children ages 5-13. Even if your child knows how to ride a bike, your family may still have questions and concerns about riding. Join us to learn basic traffic skills as a family, as well as how to properly fit a helmet, size a bicycle for a child, carry things on a bicycle and perform a bicycle safety check. You’ll also learn about gear, clothing and lighting and how to correctly lock a bike. We’ll spend half our time indoors and the last portion will be held on the basketball court for skills and drills before a fun ride on neighborhood streets. This class is for parents AND kids so all participants are asked to bring a bicycle and helmet with them to class. Some reduced cost helmets will be available. Anyone requiring a loaner bicycle for the class is asked to state that in the comments section of the registration form. Instructor: Shane MacRhodes.
Hops That Help - Fundraiser for Artie
Wednesday, May 31 | 5-8p
Join us at Hop Valley Brewery for an evening fundraiser to support our mobile art bus program. $1 from every pint of beer sold will go directly into our summer program. Artie will be out and about every weekday this summer providing free art classes/programs to kids! Stop by and visit Artie and have a pint!
School’s Out for the Summer Carnival
Thursday, Jun. 22 | 2-5p | $.25 per ticket
Start the summer out with a celebration at River Road Park as we say good bye to the school year and hello to summer! Games and activities will be set up in the park for ages as young as 2 and as old as 11. Join in the fun as our summer staff and our after school kids team up to launch you into a great summer vacation. No registration is required, just show up and have a great time!
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.