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


2014 Spring/Summer Activity Guide Available!

The timing couldn't be better - the kids are on Spring Break so you can look through our new Spring/Summer Activity Guide and decide which camps and activities are on their list.  There are several LEGO classes, the always-popular Play in the Park and Rock Creek Camp, 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 through Friday.


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

Registration Extended for Boys and Girls Basketball Academy

Registration has been extended until Monday April 14 for the Boys and Girls Basketball Academy.  The starting date for this activity has also been moved to April 14. 

Animal Mask Making for the Procession of the Species Parade on Saturday April 19 

Create a mask for the Procession of the Species in these fun workshops on Saturday April 5 and again on Saturday April 12. This FREE workshop will be led by art teacher extraordinaire, Erik Olson, who can help bring your idea to light! Come to one or both Saturdays from 12 noon – 4 pm.

April 5 is at the Odd Fellows Hall on Second street above the bakery, and April 12 is at Ashbrook Independent School’s art room. BE SURE to join us April 19 for the Procession of the Species. We meet at 12:00 noon at Helen Berg Plaza (First and Jackson) for a parade through downtown Corvallis. Sponsors include Ashbrook Independent School, Corvallis Environmental Center and the Odd Fellows.

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

Parks and Recreation 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: 4/7/2014 11:19:20 AM