Corvallis Parks and Recreation

Corvallis Parks and Recreation Corvallis Parks & Recreation offers programs, classes, and sports leagues for youth and adults. Check us out online or stop by our Avery Park Office.
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Need to report a problem? Get started here: www.corvallisoregon.gov/report Corvallis Parks & Recreation's main office is located in Avery Park located just south of Philomath Blvd and 15th street. We are also west of South 3rd on Avery Park Drive. Stop by and see what great programs we have to offer!

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TEEN COVID-19 VACCINE DAY! Thursday, May 20th, from11 am to 7 pm at Reser Stadium on OSU campus.  Drop-in anytime during...
05/15/2021

TEEN COVID-19 VACCINE DAY! Thursday, May 20th, from11 am to 7 pm at Reser Stadium on OSU campus. Drop-in anytime during the day, NO appointment required. This is a free event, share this post with families of youth 12 years or older.

For more info, please visit: https://www.co.benton.or.us/covid19/page/current-and-upcoming-vaccination-clinics

TEEN COVID-19 VACCINE DAY! Thursday, May 20th, from11 am to 7 pm at Reser Stadium on OSU campus. Drop-in anytime during the day, NO appointment required. This is a free event, share this post with families of youth 12 years or older.

For more info, please visit: https://www.co.benton.or.us/covid19/page/current-and-upcoming-vaccination-clinics

Enjoy Volleyball fun with the feel of the beach under your feet without the drive to the coast. Gather your friends and ...
05/14/2021

Enjoy Volleyball fun with the feel of the beach under your feet without the drive to the coast. Gather your friends and sign-up a team in the Summer Sand Volleyball program. https://apm.activecommunities.com/corvparksandrecreation/Activity_Search/volleyball-adult-summer-sand/37910

Enjoy Volleyball fun with the feel of the beach under your feet without the drive to the coast. Gather your friends and sign-up a team in the Summer Sand Volleyball program. https://apm.activecommunities.com/corvparksandrecreation/Activity_Search/volleyball-adult-summer-sand/37910

Did you know we have horse shoe courts at MLK park? A perfect activity for this beautiful weather!
05/12/2021

Did you know we have horse shoe courts at MLK park? A perfect activity for this beautiful weather!

Did you know we have horse shoe courts at MLK park? A perfect activity for this beautiful weather!

There are still a few spots open for WILD in the Parks ages 6-9. Program starts Tuesday May 11 and runs from 3-5pm. http...
05/10/2021

There are still a few spots open for WILD in the Parks ages 6-9. Program starts Tuesday May 11 and runs from 3-5pm. https://apm.activecommunities.com/corvparksandrecreation/Activity_Search/39240?fbclid=IwAR3GEnCxvIrwFoIy1tv2aSL6SnCiLDxelBaM7BQnf_tehCQ7sAIHewweBnQ

There are still a few spots open for WILD in the Parks ages 6-9. Program starts Tuesday May 11 and runs from 3-5pm. https://apm.activecommunities.com/corvparksandrecreation/Activity_Search/39240?fbclid=IwAR3GEnCxvIrwFoIy1tv2aSL6SnCiLDxelBaM7BQnf_tehCQ7sAIHewweBnQ

New Sessions of WILD are starting! This all outdoor program explores a different park each week and includes a lot of mo...
05/07/2021

New Sessions of WILD are starting! This all outdoor program explores a different park each week and includes a lot of movement, nature connection, and hands-on activities. Ages 9-12 starts Thursday May 13, form 3-5 pm. https://apm.activecommunities.com/corvparksandrecreation/Activity_Search/39241

New Sessions of WILD are starting! This all outdoor program explores a different park each week and includes a lot of movement, nature connection, and hands-on activities. Ages 9-12 starts Thursday May 13, form 3-5 pm. https://apm.activecommunities.com/corvparksandrecreation/Activity_Search/39241

New Sessions of WILD are starting! This all outdoor program explores a different park each week and includes a lot of mo...
05/05/2021

New Sessions of WILD are starting! This all outdoor program explores a different park each week and includes a lot of movement, nature connection, and hands-on activities. Ages 6-8 starts Tuesday May 11, form 3-5 pm. https://apm.activecommunities.com/corvparksandrecreation/Activity_Search/39240

New Sessions of WILD are starting! This all outdoor program explores a different park each week and includes a lot of movement, nature connection, and hands-on activities. Ages 6-8 starts Tuesday May 11, form 3-5 pm. https://apm.activecommunities.com/corvparksandrecreation/Activity_Search/39240

Chip Ross Park has some of the best views in town 😍
05/04/2021

Chip Ross Park has some of the best views in town 😍

Chip Ross Park has some of the best views in town 😍

We are hiring softball scorekeepers! Scorekeepers are responsible for supervising all aspects at the field, keeping offi...
05/03/2021

We are hiring softball scorekeepers! Scorekeepers are responsible for supervising all aspects at the field, keeping official score of the game, operating electric scoreboards, completing highlight sheets after each game, and turning the results in at the end of each night. Weeknights and Sundays. Click the link for more info and to apply!
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/corvallisor/jobs/3018961-0/adult-softball-scorekeeper-recreation-leader-ii

We are hiring softball scorekeepers! Scorekeepers are responsible for supervising all aspects at the field, keeping official score of the game, operating electric scoreboards, completing highlight sheets after each game, and turning the results in at the end of each night. Weeknights and Sundays. Click the link for more info and to apply!
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/corvallisor/jobs/3018961-0/adult-softball-scorekeeper-recreation-leader-ii

WE ARE HIRING🎤 Build your professional skills while making a difference in the community. Corvallis Parks and Recreation...
04/28/2021

WE ARE HIRING🎤 Build your professional skills while making a difference in the community. Corvallis Parks and Recreation offers a variety of seasonal and part-time positions in areas such as aquatics, park maintenance, youth programs, clerical support and more!

Apply at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/corvallisor?department%5b0%5d=Parks%20and%20Recreation&sort=PostingDate%7CDescending

WE ARE HIRING🎤 Build your professional skills while making a difference in the community. Corvallis Parks and Recreation offers a variety of seasonal and part-time positions in areas such as aquatics, park maintenance, youth programs, clerical support and more!

Apply at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/corvallisor?department%5b0%5d=Parks%20and%20Recreation&sort=PostingDate%7CDescending

Check out our sand volleyball courts at Chintimini Park!
04/27/2021

Check out our sand volleyball courts at Chintimini Park!

Check out our sand volleyball courts at Chintimini Park!

Come join other runners to discover the forest at night, meet new friends and enjoy local trails. Run lengths will be 3-...
04/26/2021

Come join other runners to discover the forest at night, meet new friends and enjoy local trails. Run lengths will be 3-5 miles throughout this six-week series. Starts May 19. https://apm.activecommunities.com/corvparksandrecreation/Activity_Search/39294

Come join other runners to discover the forest at night, meet new friends and enjoy local trails. Run lengths will be 3-5 miles throughout this six-week series. Starts May 19. https://apm.activecommunities.com/corvparksandrecreation/Activity_Search/39294

Happy Earth Day! Here is a special video recap of Planet Palooza Celebration. Thank you to everyone who helped us celebr...
04/22/2021
Corvallis Planet Palooza 2021

Happy Earth Day! Here is a special video recap of Planet Palooza Celebration. Thank you to everyone who helped us celebrate!

The celebration must go on. Join us today from 7-8pm as Dr. Andreas Schmittner facilitates a Zoom talk on The Science of Climate Change.

Register at: tinyurl.com/CLIMATECHZOOM before 1pm!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3o5byzlZ43c&t=2s

2021 Earth Day video about Planet Palooza in Corvallis, Oregon, with Amanda Gorman's "Earthrise" poem. The events are a cooperative effort coordinated by Ash...

We still have one tree hike left! Help us celebrate Oregon Arbor Month with an informative hike around Bald Hill. Our Ur...
04/21/2021

We still have one tree hike left! Help us celebrate Oregon Arbor Month with an informative hike around Bald Hill. Our Urban Forester will dazzle and delight as they inform you about the history and importance of local trees. And its free! https://apm.activecommunities.com/corvparksandrecreation/Activity_Search/arbor-day-bald-hill-hike-wed-april-28-2pm/39260

We still have one tree hike left! Help us celebrate Oregon Arbor Month with an informative hike around Bald Hill. Our Urban Forester will dazzle and delight as they inform you about the history and importance of local trees. And its free! https://apm.activecommunities.com/corvparksandrecreation/Activity_Search/arbor-day-bald-hill-hike-wed-april-28-2pm/39260

Have you ever been to Forest Dell Natural Area? Located in Corvallis off Highland Drive, this .4 mile loop trail is the ...
04/20/2021

Have you ever been to Forest Dell Natural Area? Located in Corvallis off Highland Drive, this .4 mile loop trail is the perfect quick oasis to enjoy!

Have you ever been to Forest Dell Natural Area? Located in Corvallis off Highland Drive, this .4 mile loop trail is the perfect quick oasis to enjoy!

Join us April 22 (Earth Day!) from 7-8pm as Dr. Andreas Schmittner facilitates a Zoom talk on The Science of Climate Cha...
04/19/2021
Let's Talk about Climate Change (Zoom: April 22, 7-8pm)

Join us April 22 (Earth Day!) from 7-8pm as Dr. Andreas Schmittner facilitates a Zoom talk on The Science of Climate Change. https://apm.activecommunities.com/corvparksandrecreation/Activity_Search/let-s-talk-about-climate-change-zoom-april-22-7-8pm/39342

Scientific evidence for the causes of recent climate change and possible future changes will be presented. Impacts of climate change and solutions to stabilize climate will also be discussed. This will be an interactive event with a short presentation (30 min) followed by a Q&A session and discussio...

Planet Palooza Procession of the Species (Reverse Parade) THIS WEEKEND Saturday April 17! Wear your costumes, masks, and...
04/15/2021

Planet Palooza Procession of the Species (Reverse Parade) THIS WEEKEND Saturday April 17! Wear your costumes, masks, and/or makeup to represent your favorite animal at the Riverfront Park. We will be stationary and physically-distanced between households on the multimodal pathway to film a video project to be posted on Earth Day, Thursday, 4/22/2021. Reserve you spot TODAY at https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/parksrec/page/special-events

Planet Palooza Procession of the Species (Reverse Parade) THIS WEEKEND Saturday April 17! Wear your costumes, masks, and/or makeup to represent your favorite animal at the Riverfront Park. We will be stationary and physically-distanced between households on the multimodal pathway to film a video project to be posted on Earth Day, Thursday, 4/22/2021. Reserve you spot TODAY at https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/parksrec/page/special-events

THIS WEEKEND: PLANET PALOOZA. Want to go on a Hike at Chip Ross ? or participate in a guided bird watching walk at Jacks...
04/14/2021

THIS WEEKEND: PLANET PALOOZA. Want to go on a Hike at Chip Ross ? or participate in a guided bird watching walk at Jackson Frazier Wetland? SIGN UP TODAY for your FREE spot at https://tinyurl.com/PlanetPalooza
Pre registration deadline is Friday, April 16, 8:00 am; drop in may be available on Saturday but not guaranteed.

THIS WEEKEND: PLANET PALOOZA. Want to go on a Hike at Chip Ross ? or participate in a guided bird watching walk at Jackson Frazier Wetland? SIGN UP TODAY for your FREE spot at https://tinyurl.com/PlanetPalooza
Pre registration deadline is Friday, April 16, 8:00 am; drop in may be available on Saturday but not guaranteed.

CALLING ALL GARDENING LOVERS. Celebrate Earth Day by going on a garden adventure! This SATURDAY, APRIL 17th, we will be ...
04/13/2021

CALLING ALL GARDENING LOVERS. Celebrate Earth Day by going on a garden adventure! This SATURDAY, APRIL 17th, we will be offering many FREE outdoor activities (physically- distanced) like decorating pots and planting seeds at C3 and at the Starker Arts Garden for Education. Reserve your FREE spot today at https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/parksrec/page/special-events

For Corvallis Parks and Recreation's Planet Palooza this Earth Day, C3 is running an event on Pollinators and Planting! Come to C3 and plant native, bee-friendly seeds and starters!

We still have space in our Arbor Day Hike Tuesday April 13 from 2-4. Sign up today for this FREE event, led by our Urban...
04/13/2021

We still have space in our Arbor Day Hike Tuesday April 13 from 2-4. Sign up today for this FREE event, led by our Urban Forester Jennifer at Bald Hill! https://apm.activecommunities.com/corvparksandrecreation/Activity_Search/arbor-day-bald-hill-hike-tue-april-13-2pm/39258

We still have space in our Arbor Day Hike Tuesday April 13 from 2-4. Sign up today for this FREE event, led by our Urban Forester Jennifer at Bald Hill! https://apm.activecommunities.com/corvparksandrecreation/Activity_Search/arbor-day-bald-hill-hike-tue-april-13-2pm/39258

Go WILD for Spring! In this five-week program, your child will Wonder, Investigate, Learn and Discover (WILD) in your ci...
04/09/2021

Go WILD for Spring! In this five-week program, your child will Wonder, Investigate, Learn and Discover (WILD) in your city parks.
Ages 6-9: https://apm.activecommunities.com/corvparksandrecreation/Activity_Search/39237 Ages 9-12: https://apm.activecommunities.com/corvparksandrecreation/Activity_Search/39232

Go WILD for Spring! In this five-week program, your child will Wonder, Investigate, Learn and Discover (WILD) in your city parks.
Ages 6-9: https://apm.activecommunities.com/corvparksandrecreation/Activity_Search/39237 Ages 9-12: https://apm.activecommunities.com/corvparksandrecreation/Activity_Search/39232

Three Steps to Prepare you for Earth Day:1. Look at our Events Calendar (attached photo)2. Register for an event at http...
04/09/2021

Three Steps to Prepare you for Earth Day:
1. Look at our Events Calendar (attached photo)
2. Register for an event at https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/parksrec/page/special-events
3. Grab your family and HAVE FUN!
All our events are FREE, so reserve your spot today.
Corvallis-Benton County Public Library Audubon Society of Corvallis Corvallis School District
Corvallis Environmental Center Corvallis Sustainability Coalition Benton County Natural Areas & Parks

Three Steps to Prepare you for Earth Day:
1. Look at our Events Calendar (attached photo)
2. Register for an event at https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/parksrec/page/special-events
3. Grab your family and HAVE FUN!
All our events are FREE, so reserve your spot today.
Corvallis-Benton County Public Library Audubon Society of Corvallis Corvallis School District
Corvallis Environmental Center Corvallis Sustainability Coalition Benton County Natural Areas & Parks

CELEBRATE EARTH DAY WITH US! FREE virtual, self-guided, and in-person activities around Corvallis natural places. Reserv...
04/08/2021

CELEBRATE EARTH DAY WITH US! FREE virtual, self-guided, and in-person activities around Corvallis natural places. Reserve your spot today at https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/parksrec/page/special-events Corvallis Environmental Center Corvallis Sustainability Coalition Ashbrook Independent School Corvallis School District Audubon Society of Corvallis Corvallis-Benton County Public Library College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences - Oregon State University

CELEBRATE EARTH DAY WITH US! FREE virtual, self-guided, and in-person activities around Corvallis natural places. Reserve your spot today at https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/parksrec/page/special-events Corvallis Environmental Center Corvallis Sustainability Coalition Ashbrook Independent School Corvallis School District Audubon Society of Corvallis Corvallis-Benton County Public Library College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences - Oregon State University

Volunteer Opportunity! Trail Maintenance and Pruning at Chip Ross Natural Area Saturday April 10 from 10am - 1pm and at ...
04/07/2021

Volunteer Opportunity! Trail Maintenance and Pruning at Chip Ross Natural Area Saturday April 10 from 10am - 1pm and at Bald Hill Natural Area April 24 from 10am-1pm. Contact [email protected] to participate. Thank you to all our lovely volunteers!

Volunteer Opportunity! Trail Maintenance and Pruning at Chip Ross Natural Area Saturday April 10 from 10am - 1pm and at Bald Hill Natural Area April 24 from 10am-1pm. Contact [email protected] to participate. Thank you to all our lovely volunteers!

Thanks to our Urban Forestry crew for this blackberry clean up at Witham Hill Natural Area. It looks great!
04/06/2021

Thanks to our Urban Forestry crew for this blackberry clean up at Witham Hill Natural Area. It looks great!

Thanks to our Urban Forestry crew for this blackberry clean up at Witham Hill Natural Area. It looks great!

April 17 we are celebrating Earth Day with Planet Palooza! This is a FREE all ages, physically-distanced or virtual extr...
04/05/2021

April 17 we are celebrating Earth Day with Planet Palooza! This is a FREE all ages, physically-distanced or virtual extravaganza that takes place in a variety of natural places around Corvallis or online. Register today! corvallisoregon.gov/parksrec/page/special-events

April 17 we are celebrating Earth Day with Planet Palooza! This is a FREE all ages, physically-distanced or virtual extravaganza that takes place in a variety of natural places around Corvallis or online. Register today! corvallisoregon.gov/parksrec/page/special-events

Join us for WILD, an outdoor education program that explores the plants and animals of different parks. A Corvallis Envi...
04/02/2021

Join us for WILD, an outdoor education program that explores the plants and animals of different parks. A Corvallis Environmental Center naturalist will engage children in exploration of place, active play, development of social and emotional skills, science thinking and inspiration of wonder. Program happens rain or shine.

Spring program: tinyurl.com/WILDaboutspring
Summer program: tinyurl.com/WILDbeforesummer

Join us for WILD, an outdoor education program that explores the plants and animals of different parks. A Corvallis Environmental Center naturalist will engage children in exploration of place, active play, development of social and emotional skills, science thinking and inspiration of wonder. Program happens rain or shine.

Spring program: tinyurl.com/WILDaboutspring
Summer program: tinyurl.com/WILDbeforesummer

04/02/2021

We are excited to announce a Fellowship position to help the Owens Farm Health & Outdoors Partnership coordinate its Community Engagement Plan. This position will be responsible for assisting the Partnership with duties related to community outreach and engagement projects, including listening sessions, focus group gatherings, and potential site visits to the Owens Farm property.

Duties include administration and implementation of project work plans, planning and implementing community engagement efforts, and working with the project team on writing a key findings document recording themes from the engagement work.

This is a temporary, part-time, paid position for 10 to 15 hours per week for 12 weeks, from approximately April to July, with a $3600 stipend. Some of the skills required for this position are:

• Bilingual/biliterate in English and Spanish; bicultural is preferred
• Excellent communication skills and comfort interviewing people on the phone,
computer, or in person (if COVID allows for it)
• A solid equity lens that you can bring to your work, especially if you’ve got a sense
of equity issues in the outdoor recreation sector
• Familiarity with facilitating and leading small group activities with diverse
participants.

Full details, and how to apply here:

https://willamettepartnership.org/join/

Address

1310 SW Avery Park Dr
Corvallis, OR
97333

General information

Corvallis Parks and Recreation Department will play a pivotal role in maintaining a high standard of livability in our community. We will enhance the quality of life for residents with our green network of attractive, well managed parks, trails, and natural areas and create a premier destination for visitors. Programs and services offered by the Department will be excellent in terms of value and quality. We will invite the citizens of Corvallis to make healthy, sustainable choices by offering a variety of recreational and wellness activities, facilities, volunteer opportunities, and educational programs. Corvallis citizens and visitors will experience outstanding customer service and will partner with Parks and Recreation professionals. The community will experience a sense of ownership of their parks. People of all ages, abilities and incomes will enjoy attractive and accessible facilities and an exceptionally diverse selection of innovative and fun recreational opportunities.

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 12:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 12:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(541) 766-6918

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