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Main Office
M-F 8a-5p

 

Pool
M-F 5a-9:30p
Sat. 6a-5p
Sun. 1:30p-5p

 

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M-F 9a-12p and 1p-6p

Sat. 9a-1p

 

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6/24-6/25 Staff Training
7/4 Holiday Hours (6a-3p)
8/12- 9/24 Annual Maintenance

 

 

Holidays/No Classes
    
7/4 Independence Day
8/20- 9/4 Annual Maintenance

 

 

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7/4 Independence Day


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Summer Camps & Activities

 

FREE LUNCH (USDA Summer Food Program)

18 and under. Lunch will be served daily around noon at the Park shelter. Food is provided and prepared by the federally subsidized USDA Summer Food Program and served on a first come first serve basis. Menus will be posted at the Park shelter. (Artie the Art Bus will be at Emerald Park from 10:00a-12p. on T,Th. New art projects each day.)
M-F . . . 12-1p . . . 6/26-8/25

 

Summer Reading Spots

This program is a volunteer-led hour of free story time in the park and each child takes home a free book every time they attend. A community collaboration to improve children’s literacy skills and prevent the summer slide in Lane County. Takes place at River Road Park after Food For Lane County Lunch Program.

Here is the link:

http://unitedwaylane.org/news-events/the-power-of-partnership/make-reading-a-right/

 

 

River Road Park District Permission Slip

 

Playschool Fun Camp

Ages 2-3. Give your preschooler the opportunity to interact with children his/her own age. Our activities will enhance their physical, social, mental, and emotional well-being. Activities include: arts, crafts, songs, stories, water play, large muscle play and more. Please dress your child in play clothes. Fill out a permission slip at the time of registration. Instructors: Carolyn McMullin & Katelyn Chalus. Full week only, no daily fee offered.
M-F . . . 9-11a . . . $40 ID/$50 OD

Week 1 . . . 6/26-6/30 | Gardening and Nature (FULL)
Exploring different plants and bugs. Planting seeds and learning to become healthy eaters.

 

Week 2  . . . 7/10-7/14 | Wild & Wacky Animals (FULL)
From the low lands to the tops of the mountains. From the smallest to the largest. We will explore different animals throughout the week.

 

Week 3 . . . 7/17-7/21 | Our Neighborhood & Beyond (FULL)
Who are our neighbors? Come along as we meet with special people that make up our community: Librarians, Police Officers, Doctors, Dentists, Teachers, Mail Carriers and Firefighters.

 

Week 4  . . . 7/31-8/4 | Dino to Rocket Ships (FULL)
Join us as we travel from the prehistoric era all the way to the moon and outer space.

 

Week 5 . . . 8/7-8/11 | Beach Extravaganza (FULL)
Spend a week exploring the ocean from its depths all the way to the shore line. We will include water activities and end with a luau on our make believe beach.

 

Summer Daze Camps ButterflySummer Daze Camps

Ages 4 & 5. Going into Kindergarten, Fall 2016 (no age exceptions). Your little ones will have fun in a safe and nurturing environment at River Road Park. We will play games, make crafts, sing songs and make friends all summer long. Please dress your child appropriately for the weather and bring a sack lunch, drink, swim suit and towel every day. We will play in the wading pool if weather permits (70 & sunny). Fill out a permission slip at the time of registration. Instructors: Sally Pravel / Charlotte Goshie. Full week only, no daily fee offered.

M-F . . . 9a-1p . . . By the week $80 ID/$100 OD

Week 1 . . . 6/19-6/23 | Fairies and Wizards
From magical potions to sparking wands, we travel to the imaginative world of castles and beyond. Come to camp and be ready to enter into the world of make believe! (Wading pool closed this week).

 

Week 2  . . . 6/26-6/30 | Pirates & Princesses
You can be a pirate, a mermaid, or a sea captain as we travel the seven seas of imagination. We’ll experience ocean adventures, and explore the life and treasures found beneath the sea. We’ll be doing a lot of water play and “wet” hands on activities.

 

No Camp . . . 7/3-7/7 | Happy 4th!

 

Week 3  . . . 7/10-7/14 | Going Green
All of our projects will be made from recycled goods. Learn about composting, re-using, re-cycling and leaving a very small carbon footprint.

 

Week 4  . . . 7/17-7/21 | Construction Chaos
Calling all engineers and building fanatics!! We will be building all sorts of things out of blocks, wood, Legos and recycled products. Use your imagination and see what you can come up with!

 

Week 5  . . . 7/24-7/28 | Creepy Crawly Bugs Camp!!
Let’s take a close look at things that grow and live in our backyard! During our camp, we’ll take a look at bugs, birds and things that grow and do some planting of our own.

 

Week 6  . . . 7/31-8/4 | Mad Scientists
We will do fun, kid friendly science experiments each day. During the week, we will explore some natural science specimens, take a scavenger hunt and immerse ourselves in the wonders of the world.

 

Week 7  . . . 8/7-8/11 | Fun Food & Fitness
We will keep on the move with Zumba, Yoga, running, outdoor games and swimming. During our inside time we will be learning and tasting some healthy and delicious recipes.

 

Week 8  . . . 8/14-8/18 | Kings, Queens & Castles
Welcome to your fairy tale! Did you ever want to be a King, Queen, Prince or a Princess for a day? Now’s your chance! Live your fantasy through dress up and role playing

 

Adventure Camps

Entering grades 1-5 (Fall 2017). Adventure camps promise you a summer of fun to remember. Each camper will receive a camp T-shirt during their first session of summer. All camps held at River Road Park. Permission slip and medical release are required at time of registration. Bring a swim suit and towel each day. Dress appropriately for the weather and activities. Camp groups will be formed by grade levels. Field trips are on Thursdays. Drop off for camp begins at 7:30a. Camp begins at 9a. Please be on time for camp, strict time lines are set for field trip days.

M-F . . . 9a-4p . . . Weekly: $120 ID/$140 OD
FIELD TRIP WEEKS:
Weekly: $130 ID/$150 OD

 

Extra Care
Children signed up for Adventure Camp are eligible for extended day care. Children may stay as late as 6p. Fees must be paid in advance.
M-F . . . 4-6p Daily $10 ID/OD . . . Weekly $45 ID/OD

Week 1 . . . 6/26-6/30 | Ships Ahoy!
Ahoy there matey! Are you ready to let your inner pirate shine? Can you walk the plank, swab the deck, and hunt for treasure? Come to camp ready to explore the seven seas.

 

Week 2  . . . 7/3-7/7 | Holiday Hootenanny
No camp on Tuesday July 4th. Who’s your valentine? Monday we will be celebrating Valentine’s Day. Wednesday come ready in green for St. Patrick’s Day. Thursday come dressed in your favorite costume and celebrate Halloween with us. Friday we will be having a 4th of July celebration and BBQ.

M,W,Th,F . . . $96 ID $112 OD . . . $37/week aftercare

 

Week 3 . . . 7/10-7/14 | Boogie Woogie
Bring your dancing shoes to camp. This week we will be dancing our way through the week. Each group will learn a dance routine that they will be performing for camp Friday afternoon. So come and dance with us.

 

Week 4 . . . 7/17-7/21 | Welcome to the Jungle (Field Trip)
Are you ready to come swing around like a monkey, slither like a snake, swim like a fish, and frolic like a peacock? This week we will be hanging out with the animals, and traveling to the Portland zoo.

 

Week 5 . . . 7/24-7/28 | Master Chef Junior
We will be cooking in the kitchen this week. Kids will be learning how to make new recipes from around the world each day. At the end they get to take home a recipe book of the dishes they made throughout the week.

 

Week 6 . . . 7/31- 8/4 | Upside Down and All Around (Field Trip)
Come to camp for an adventurous week Groups 1&2 will be going to explore the Enchanted Forest. Group 3&4 will be heading to Newport to visit Ripley’s Believe it or Not, Wax Works, and the Undersea Gardens.

 

Week 7 . . . 8/7-8/11 | Sports Galore!
Soccer, basketball, baseball, volleyball. What’s your favorite sport? We will be playing all sorts of sports this week. So wear your runnin’ shoes and come ready to move.

 

Week 8 . . . 8/14-8/18 | Just Keep Swimming (Field Trip)
Get your swimsuits on and let’s party in the water. This week we will be playing and having fun in the water. Adventure camp will also be heading up to Corvallis to play at the Osborn Aquatic Center. Groups 1 & 2 will go to the Osborn Aquatic Center on Wednesday, August 16 and groups 3 & 4 will go to the Osborn Aquatic Center on Thursday, August 17.

 

Week 9   8/21-8/25 | It’s the Final Countdown
Day 5 – Game Day ~ Kids will get to choose their favorite games to play today.
Day 4 – Waterworks ~ We will be having fun in the sun and playing in the water.
Day 3 – Mad Science ~ Today will be all about science and creating fun experiments.
Day 2 – PJ Day ~ Let’s  start the day with a summer camp slideshow, and hang in our PJ’s all day.
Day 1 – It’s a Party ~ Crazy hair, hanging out with friends, and celebrating the last day of camp.

Teens in Action Camps

Entering grades 6 through age 15. Group size limited to 18. Fill out permission slips at the time of registration. Instructors: Ginger Thramer & David Carrasco. Drop off for camp begins at 9a.  Camp begins at 9a. Please be on time for drop off and pick up for Teen Camp. Strict time lines are set for Field trip days.

M-Th . . . 9a-4p . . . Weekly $140 ID $160 OD

Week 1 . . . 6/26-6/29 | Summertime Fun
Let’s ignite our summer with some big adventures.  We will head up to Leaburg Dam for a hike and picnic and finish the week with a trip to the Portland Zoo.

 

Week 2 . . . 7/10-7/13 | Sports Madness
This is the week, to hike, bike, swim, skate, walk, and enjoy the great outdoors.  We will finish the week with a rafting trip down the McKenzie River.

 

Week 3 . . . 7/24-7/27 | Beach Bums
We will head off to Florence to sand board, explore Newport’s Mariner Square, and build a sand castle on the beach. We’ll take a hike at Shotgun Creek, and finish the week with a swim here at the park.

 

Week 4 . . . 8/7-8/10 | H2O
This is the week to get wet.  We will enjoy water games, swimming pools, SCUBA and a trip to Corvallis to Osborne Aquatic Center, and finish the week with a rafting trip down the
McKenzie. 

 

Week 5 . . .  8/21-8/24 | Wrap It Up
We will finish the summer with a trip to Bullwinkle’s to drive the go-carts, Oaks Park to ride a roller coaster, and finish the week with a swim here at the park

Specialty Camps

 

Pre-Engineering using LEGO®

Ages 5-7. Let your imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGO®!  Build engineer designed projects such as boats, bridges, mazes and motorized cars, and use special pieces to create your own unique design!  Explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO® building system with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor.  This is an ideal way to prepare young builders for the challenge of Engineering FUNdamentals.
7/10-7/14 . . . M-F . . . 2-5p . . . $90 ID/$110 OD

 

Super Hero Engineering with LEGO® Materials

Ages 7-11. Save the world with LEGO® Super Heroes! Build the hideouts and vehicles of your favorite caped crusaders and learn what makes them not only Super Heroes, but Super Hero Engineers! An experienced Play-Well instructor guides young heroes as they design, build, and save a city where ingenuity and imagination can solve any conflict.
7/24-7/28 . . . M-F . . . 2-5p . . . $90 ID/$110 OD

 

Super Hero Master Engineering using LEGO® Materials

Ages 7-11. LEGO® Super Heroes need your help to defeat the destructive forces of evil arch villains as they threaten LEGO polis! Explore the tools and techniques of your favorite caped crusaders and learn what makes them not only Super Heroes, but super engineers. An engineering curriculum designed by Play-Well challenges heroes to design, build, and save a city where ingenuity and imagination can solve any conflict.
8/7-8/11 . . . M-F . . . 2-5p . . . $90 ID/$110 OD

 

Safe Sitter Babysitting Training Camp

Ages 11-13. Let’s add a little summer fun to our Safe Sitter classes! Not only will we offer our usual Safe Sitter program but we will add crafts, outdoor activities and swimming in our indoor pool here at the Park! Safe Sitter classes prepare young adolescents to be safe, nurturing babysitters. They will receive hands on training in areas such as: Child Care Essentials, Safety for the Sitter, Injury Management and introduce Preventing Injuries and Behavior Management. Developed in 1980 by an Indianapolis pediatrician, Safe Sitter is a medically accurate program that teaches boys and girls how to handle emergencies when caring for young children. Each student will receive the Safe Sitter Babysitter’s Handbook. This class includes choking rescue, but does not include CPR. Please bring a swim suit, towel and a lunch. Held at River Road Park and Recreation, 1400 Lake Dr. Register at River Road Park or call 541-688-4052. Class is limited to 8 students. Instructor: Barbara Hoffman.
7/26 & 27 . . . WTh . . . 9a-3p . . . $75 ID $90 OD

 

Northwest Overnight Adventures

Ages 12-15. This summer, River Road Park & Recreation District and Northwest Youth Corps will be partnering to provide an exciting week-long outdoor camping opportunity called Northwest Adventures! Each Northwest Adventures week begins and finishes at River Road Park. The adventure group does a different outdoor activity each day and camps at a different safe and secure location in the Cascades.  Two experienced adult NYC Team leaders provide education, transportation, and supervision for the group throughout the week. Activities include hiking, camping, rafting, and service work.  The program is focused on fun and adventure, while introducing participants to conservation and outdoor skills.  Evenings are filled with education and camp games.  NYC’s instructors facilitate valuable team building exercises and Leave No Trace camping, as well as other fun and useful outdoor leadership skills.  Every team member gets the chance to participate in a safe and guided environment with our trained staff.
7/16-22 . . . Su-Sa . . . 12-12p . . . $395 per week
7/30-8/5 . . . Su-Sa . . . 12-12p . . . $395 per week
8/13-19 . . . Su-Sa . . . 12-12p . . . $395 per week

 

Limited to 10. Scholarships are available! Here is a link to the Northwest Adventures webpage. To register your 12-15 year old, click on this link

http://www.nwyouthcorps.org/m/ourprograms/nwadventures

 

 

Gymnastics Camps

 

Super Summer Gymnastics Camp

Ages 6-12.  Open to boy and girl beginners and intermediates these camps promise a full range of
exposure to gymnastics and serious FUN. Participants will be grouped by age and ability.  Skills will be taught on all gymnastics apparatus under the supervision of our coaching staff.  Parents and friends are treated to a week ending performance featuring all campers.  Please wear good fitting and comfortable exercise clothing. Fee includes a special Gymnastics Northwest t-shirt.  Register at the Gymanstics Center or call 541-688-8955 for more information.
Session one: 6/26-30

Session two:  7/17-21

Session three: 8/14-18
M-F . . .  9a-3p . . . $143 per session

 

Preschool Summer Gymnastics Camp

Boys & Girls Ages 4-5 yrs. Skip the summer doldrums. Give your child a summer camp experience to remember.  Our camp is filled to the brim with exciting gymnastics instruction, unique craft activities, special guest presentations, and topped with a dollop of fun and fitness. Campers are personally and patiently directed by Gym NW’s very own Peggy Walters to an unforgettable summer experience. Register at the Gymanstics Center or call 541-688-8955 for more information.
Session 1:  Big Top Circus . . . 7/11-13

Session 2: Western Round Up . . . 8/8-10
TuWTh . . . 9a-12:30p . . . $91 per session

 

 


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