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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, Jan. 29 | 5-8p
Saturday, Jan. 30 | 9a-2p
The Otter Invitational is one of the longest standing swim invitationals in the state of Oregon. Originally named the River Road Invitational, this meet attracts teams from throughout the state. 200-300 swimmers ages 5-18 come to participate. The River Road Swim Club began in 1961 and has maintained status with Oregon Swimming and United States Swimming for 50 years. Come watch!
Block Kids Competition
Saturday, Feb. 6 | Check in 1-1:30p; Contest begins at 1:30p
Come join us for a morning of fun and excitement! Block Kids is a free event designed for grade school aged children – 1st through 6th grade. This event introduces children to careers in the construction industry and encourages them to use their imagination to create a structure with a specific set of materials. It also allows children to explore how and why a structure is built. Registration is required as space is limited. Registration forms are available on the Science Factory Children’s Museum website at http://sciencefactory.org You can fax, mail or drop off the registration form at the Science Factory. You will also be able to register in person at the Science Factory. Pick up a flyer at the front office for information on how the competition works. For more information contact: Nancy Ograin at 541-935-7065 or email@example.com
Tuesday, Feb. 9 | 2:30-5:30p
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
Couples Classic Run or Walk
Join us on February 13, at 9:30am as once again River Road Park presents the annual “Couples Classic” road run. This classic foot race features a flat, fast, 5K course through the neighborhoods surrounding the park. If you prefer, enter the non-competitive fitness walk. There will be plenty of random drawings, prizes for division winners of the run, and Mo’s clam chowder for all participants. Commemorative T-shirts will be available to pre-registered participants ONLY. Child care will also be available at no charge to all pre-registered participants. Team and individual entries are encouraged. Register HERE.
Pre-registration (before Feb. 11) $15 without shirt $25 with t-shirt
Late registration (Feb 12 through day of race) $20 without shirt
Friday, Mar. 18 | 12:30-4p (sign in at 12p) | $5 per person
55+. Join us for our semi-annual bridge tournament. The entry fee is $5.00 per person. Reservations can be made by phone or mail. Partners play together throughout the tournament. Partners must make reservations to assure themselves places at a table. Tables will be limited. The tournament will consist of six rounds of five hands each. Partners will be assigned new opponents after each round. Each round needs to be completed in 30 minutes. There will be prizes for the top team scores.
Call Dick with questions 541-687-0905.
Spring Break Camp
Monday-Friday, Mar. 21-25 | 9a-4p | Daily: $35 . . . Weekly: $115 ID/ 135OD
Open to children grades 1-5. Join us for a week of fun and adventure as we turn spring vacation into an experience to remember! We’ll be swimming, playing games, doing arts and crafts and going on field trips. Snacks will be provided. Children should bring a sack lunch and a swimming suit each day. Register at the Park office, space is limited. Minimum enrollment, 3 days. Drop off for camp begins at 8a.
Extra Care: (after 4p)
Monday-Friday, Mar. 21-25 | 4-6p | Daily: $12 ID/OD . . . Weekly: $45 ID/OD
Saturday, Mar. 26 | 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. Pre-registration required.
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.