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Welcome to River Road Park District!

We will be closed until further notice.

 

River Road Park District Closure Update

 

4/23/2020

Hello Everyone,

We thank you again for your patience during this difficult time.  Although we do not know what the future holds, we are working hard to create a safe and clean environment for all of you to come back to.  The District utilizes information provided by Governor Brown to educate ourselves, and are using projected models to estimate a timeframe to reopen.  Current information can be found at the following links: 

https://www.oregon.gov/psychology/Documents/Reopening_Oregon_Framework_Presentation_v4.pdf

https://govstatus.egov.com/OR-OHA-COVID-19

 

https://lanecounty.org/cms/One.aspx?portalId=3585881&pageId=16503774

Our staff, just like all of you, are anxious to reopen our facilities, but we have to wait for authorization from the Governor to do so.  We will continue to post videos on our YouTube channel and on Facebook, and encourage all of you to participate in our classes from home. Until we are able to reopen our doors, we hope that all of you continue to stay healthy and safe.

 

Jase Newton

Superintendent

River Road Park & Recreation District

 

4/7/2020

Our spring and summer programs are on hold. As soon as we know more, we will update you and this website. Please check back or call if you have any questions.

Stay safe!

 

4/3/2020

Dear River Road Park & Recreation District Patrons,


The staff at River Road Park & Recreation District would like to thank you for your continued support and patience during this strange and stressful time. We continue to follow the guidelines from the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and the executive orders from Governor Brown. Unfortunately, that means we will remain closed to the public for the foreseeable future.


To assist in your health and wellbeing, our staff has created both adult and children’s programming. To access this programming, please subscribe to the District’s YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6zHrxe9YaaXJwOxnVbE0Yw.


If you have any programming questions, please contact our District business office Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4 pm at 541-688-4052 or for assistance by department please contact an email below:

Recreation Director – cathyc@rrpark.org

Adult Recreation Programs – kennedyf@rrpark.org

55+ Activities / Trips – katrinas@rrpark.org

Youth Recreation Programs – sondrab@rrpark.org

Aquatics – margaretm@rrpark.org
jefff@rrpark.org

Gymnastics – Gymnasticsnorthwest@yahoo.com


For all other questions – info@rrpark.org

Please visit https://www.facebook.com/RRParkDistrict/ or www.rrpark.org for facility and park information.


May you, and those around you, continue to stay healthy. We hope to see you very soon!

 

3/25/2020

First and foremost, we would like to say how much we miss seeing each and every one of you. Children attending our early childhood programs. Gymnasts at Prairie Hall. Adults in our water exercise, yoga, and tai chi classes. Attendees on our 55+ day trips. This is an extraordinarily challenging time, and we would like to thank all of you for your continued support.


Both physical and mental exercise are important in our everyday lives. Our job is to help provide you with opportunities to stay healthy and fit. In these trying times, please remember that you can still come and use our open spaces at Emerald Park. The playground and skate park are closed, but all open spaces can continue to be used with proper social distancing.


In addition, we will continue to provide programming to our Youtube page. Programs may include children’s art activities, children’s story time, adult fitness routines and more. To access these programs, please use the link below.

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Following guidelines set by Governor Brown and Executive Order Number 20-12, we have extended all facility closures and programming cancellations beyond our original date of April 1st. We will continue to monitor the situation, and will notify all patrons as soon as we are able to reopen.


The District’s Business office will remain open Monday – Friday from 8am – 4pm. To contact us with questions, please call 541-688-4052, or email us: info@rrpark.org.


Thank you again to everyone who participates in our programming. We look forward to welcoming you back to our facilities as soon as possible, and wish you all health and happiness until then.


Jase Newton

Superintendent

River Road Park & Recreation District

 

 

Fly high, Tannah Grace, we will miss you…

Tannah

 

With heavy hearts, we are deeply saddened by the loss of our friend and colleague, Tannah Graham.  Tannah had been fighting a brave battle to overcome a respiratory illness that took her young life.  Our immediate thoughts and prayers go out to Tannah’s family, and to all the lives she endeared and touched. 

 

Tannah was a doting mother, rock and matriarch to her family.  She had an exuberant, warm and giving nature.  One of her most admirable qualities was her kind heart.  She often was guilty of bestowing tiny acts of kindness and compassion without hesitation, always humble and unassuming.

 

As her co-workers, we all feel a deep personal loss.  Tannah roamed the halls and classrooms of the District from a young age through adulthood.  Many of us watched her grow up within these walls. This was her home. The District and the North Eugene community has lost a remarkable human being.   

 

 

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Online Registration

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.

 

Volunteer Opportunities

River Road Park & Recreation District is looking for people who are interested in volunteering. If you are interested in any of the opportunities available you may sign up using our on-line registration, filling out the volunteer form or by calling the park office at 541-688-4052.

Volunteer Form

 

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Other Events

 

 

Lively Organic Farms Garden Plant Start Sale

Friday, May 8th | 9a-3p

We will have a wide variety of garden vegetable starts and plenty of cut flower starts too!! Call ahead if you will be needing flats. 541-461-2737. District programs will receive 10% of the proceeds.

 

Mothers Day BreakfastMother’s Day Community Breakfast

Saturday, May 9th | 8:30-11a | Donations

Kids take your mom (and dad) to breakfast! Come celebrate this special day. We’ll have fun crafts and a delicious breakfast for everyone. Pancakes, scrambled eggs, ham, fruit, milk, juice & coffee. Artie the Art Bus will be here for some additional fun. Donations will be accepted at the door to cover cost of food. Breakfast is open to community members of all ages.

 

Blood DriveBlood Drive

May 23rd | 9a-12p

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.

 

* NOTICE OF BUDGET COMMITTEE MEETING

A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the River Road Park & Recreation District, Lane County State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021 will be held via conference call on Wednesday the 20th day of May, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to receive the budget message and to receive comment from the public on the budget. A copy of the budget document may be inspected or obtained on or after May 14th, 2020 by calling the District Business office at 541-688-4052.  This is a public meeting where deliberation of the Budget Committee will take place.  If you have a question in regards to the 2020-2021 budget, please email Jase Newton, Superintendent of River Road Park & Recreation District, prior to the May 20th meeting at:  jasen@rrpark.org.  All questions will be presented to the budget committee.

 

 

 

 

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