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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Bicycle Safety Education

Bike Safety

Our community is a wonderful place to ride bikes. From the Ruth Bascom Riverpath System to the bike lanes that follow almost every public street in Eugene and Springfield, getting around on two wheels is easy and safe.

Eugene Rec wants to help kids find th...

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Rec News & Stories
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Summer Camps at Cuthbert Amphitheater

Summer Camp 2020 at Cuthbert Amphitheater

In a typical year, Eugene Rec offers more than 100 summer camps for youth. This summer, with the entire country dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, we had to pivot to find a way to still provide some offerings under strict physical distancing and sanitati...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Two Eugene Rec Facilities Voted Among Area’s Best

Readers Choice Winners RG 2020

We might be partial to Amazon Pool and the River House Outdoor Center but it appears as if a lot of you are, too.

In The Register-Guard’s annual Reader’s Choice awards, both facilities earned top 2 spots in their categories. Amazon Pool...

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Rec News & Stories
Posted on: August 28, 2020

Campbell Community Center Update

Campbell Construction Exterior

The finish line is in sight for Eugene Rec’s first bond project.

Construction started on the much-anticipated Campbell Community Center expansion and renovation on Feb. 24, and since then we have avidly watched as a brand-new wing emerged from the ...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Echo Hollow Pool Update

Echo Hollow exterior

If you’ve driven by Echo Hollow Pool and Fitness Center recently it probably looks just a bit different.

For months now the exterior of the pool has been a beehive of activity as construction crews have bulldozed, excavated and poured concrete. It...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Bond and Levy Projects Update

Overhead view of future Downtown Riverfront Park

In 2018, voters voiced their strong support for the future of Eugene’s parks. Just two short years later, the pandemic has shown how crucial parks are for our physical and mental health, and the importance of investing in these public spaces.

Par...

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Rec News & Stories
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Amazon Farmers Market

Amazon Farmers Market

The farmers market returns to the park for the summer. Come get your fresh veggies and fruit for the week at a convenient location right off Hilyard Street. There’s Plenty of parking and a variety of vendors and growers selling anything from loc...

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Rec News & Stories
Posted on: June 8, 2020

100 Miles with City Manager Sarah Medary

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Between June 15-July 25 Eugene Athletics invites you to celebrate movement, recreation and social connection, even as we continue to physically distance. Over the course of 6 weeks, you can log, track, and share the ways that you choose to conquer 100 mil...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Eugene Rec - Actualizaciones COVID-19

Noticias Rec

10 de junio del 2020

NUEVO: Requerimos tarjetas de participante

Se requiere que todos los participantes se registren primero para obtener su tarjeta gratuita de participación para así poder inscribirse en las actividades. La tarjeta le...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

The Best Things We've Seen This Week - Vol. 11

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Welcome to The Best Things We’ve Seen This Week – Vol. 11! Things are slowly starting to feel more like summer around Eugene Rec.We are excited to announce summer camp registration opens at 9 a.m. June 8, and camps will begin ...

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Rec News & Stories
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Eugene Rec set to offer summer camps

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Things are slowly starting to feel more like summer around Eugene Rec.

We are excited to announce summer camp registration opens at 9 a.m. June 8, and camps will begin June 22. Along with the restart of childcare services at Amazon, Pe...

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Rec News & Stories
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Eugene Rec está listo para ofrecer campamentos de verano

Noticias Rec

Poco a poco se siente la llegada del verano a Eugene Rec.

Nos complace anunciar que las inscripciones para los campamentos de verano comienzan el 8 de junio a las 9 am, y los campamentos empiezan el 22 de junio. Junto con el reinicio de los servicios de cu...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Stay safe in the water this summer

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Did you know May is water safety month? With the weather getting warmer it’s almost time to go have fun in the water but before that can happen, we have to make sure we know how to stay safe.

The City of Eugene has joined with Willamalane, River ...

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Rec News & Stories
Posted on: May 22, 2020

The Best Things We've Seen This Week - Vol. 10

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Welcome to The Best Things We’ve Seen This Week – Vol. 10! Now that we’re one week into Phase 1 of Oregon Governor Kate Brown’s plan for reopening, we are excited and grateful to be hard at work planning for how we ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

The Best Things We've Seen This Week - Vol. 9

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Welcome to The Best Things We’ve Seen This Week – Vol. 9! We’ve just entered into Phase 1 of Oregon Governor Kate Brown’s plan for reopening, and we’re excited to move forward with a gradual return to prog...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

The Best Things We've Seen This Week - Vol. 8

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Welcome to The Best Things We’ve Seen This Week – Vol. 8! Reopening is the word of the week, and Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced her plan for the state. It’s a phased approach with cautious optimism. We can fina...

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Rec News & Stories
Posted on: May 1, 2020

The Best Things We've Seen This Week - Vol. 7

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Welcome to The Best Things We’ve Seen This Week – Vol. 7! We’ve been doing this for a while now and we hope you have found something in the seven weeks of links that has provided some inspiration, hope or respite from the day...

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Rec News & Stories
Posted on: April 24, 2020

The Best Things We've Seen This Week - Vol. 6

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Welcome to The Best Things We’ve Seen This Week – Vol. 6! It’s a bit hard to believe we’ve been at home for more than six weeks now, but here we are. As state and local leaders are continuing to say, there is a plan...

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Rec News & Stories
Posted on: April 17, 2020

The Best Things We've Seen This Week - Vol. 5

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Welcome to The Best Things We’ve Seen This Week – Vol. 5. We are more than a month into Governor Kate Brown’s Stay at Home, Save Lives order. Hopefully this means you are settling into a rhythm and finding ways to stay health...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

The Best Things We've Seen This Week - Vol. 4

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Welcome to The Best Things We’ve Seen This Week – Vol. 4. The sun is out in Eugene, and we’re all doing our best. But we have to remember we’re in this together, and even if you want to go recreate, we have to do it...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

The Best Things We've Seen This Week - Vol. 3

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Welcome to The Best Things We’ve Seen This Week – Vol. 3. We want this space to be a place where we can share thinks we think people will like, provide tips for getting through your days at home or to just put a smile on your face. But...

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Rec News & Stories
Posted on: March 27, 2020

The Best Things We've Seen This Week - Vol. 2

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Welcome to The Best Things We’ve Seen This Week – Vol. 2. Now that a second one is posted we can officially call this a thing and not just a flash in the pan.

Speaking of things that aren’t just a flash in the pan, Monday Gove...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

The Best Things We've Seen This Week - Vol. 1

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We here at Eugene Rec care about the health and safety of our community. In the past week the City of Eugene has mobilized to address the COVID-19 outbreak, and as we all try and get used to our new situation of sheltering at home, we have already been th...

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Rec News & Stories
Posted on: February 8, 2020

Renovation and expansion plans update

Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Center

Thank you again, community members, for voicing your support for the future of Eugene Parks and Rec by voting for the $39 million bond and $3.15 million levy in May 2018.

Rec is hard at work on our bond goals of caring for and making the most of what we ha...

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Posted on: January 29, 2020

Sheldon Pool Renovation Outreach Begins

Sheldon Pool & Fitness Center

Thank you again, community members, for voicing your support for the future of Eugene Parks and Rec. The $39 million bond and $3.15 million levy passed in May 2018 has helped Eugene Rec begin work to renovate Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Center...

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