Department Mission: Corvallis Parks and Recreation preserves and creates a community heritage by providing places and programs designed to enhance the quality of life.


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Fall/Winter 14/15 Activity Guide Is Here!

Take a look through our new Fall/Winter Activity Guide and decide which classes and activities fit your interests.  There are several LEGO classes, several cooking classes for adults and lots of other fun activities.  Sign up today, either online, over the phone by calling us a 541-766-6918, or stop by our office at 1310 SW Avery Park Drive.  We're open from 8 am - 5 pm, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and from 12 noon - 5 pm Tuesday and Thursday.

Childcare Disclaimer

Day camps and programs offered by Corvallis Parks and Recreation are not designated "Certified Child Care" for tax and other purposes.  For information on certified child care, visit

New Parks and Recreation Office Hours in Effect

The Corvallis Parks and Recreation office in Avery Park will be closed from 8 am to 12 noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays through the winter months. These new office hours with be in effect through February 27, 3015:
Monday 8 am - 5 pm
Tuesday 12 noon - 5 pm
Wednesday 8 am – 5 pm
Thursday 12 noon – 5 pm
Friday 8 am – 5 pm

Reduced staff and resources have made this change necessary. By focusing our resources on our busiest months, we will be better able to serve our customers.

Customers can use our online registration system or visit either the Chintimini Senior and Community Center or the Osborn Aquatic Center or contact them by phone: 541-766-6959 for the Senior Center, and 541-766-7946 for the Aquatic Center.

Phone messages left at the Administration Office number – 541-766-6918 – will be returned during open hours.

We appreciate your understanding as we continue to explore ways to use resources wisely and still provide excellent customer service.

Heritage Tree Program Accepting Nominations

The Heritage Tree Program, which was established by the Corvallis City Council in April of 2013, has designated four trees to receive the Heritage Tree honor.  Nominations from the public are encouraged, based on the program criteria, and will be reviewed at quarterly meetings of the Heritage Tree Review Committee.   Nomination forms are available at the Corvallis Parks and Recreation office at 1310 SW Avery Park Drive, or can be downloaded from the website

Master Plan Update

The updated Parks and Recreation Master Plan is undergoing final editing.  Click the links to download a copy of the current draft of the master plan and/or an executive summary of the draft master plan.   

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Last updated: 1/16/2015 1:52:27 PM