Living Well in LO - Powered by Parks & Recreation
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Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation (LOPR) believes our mission is to build community, enrich lives and care for the urban and natural environment and is leading the way to promote healthier lifestyles. We have so many great opportunities to experience beautiful surroundings, make healthier & active choices and live well in the vibrant and caring community of LO.
LOPR focuses on dynamic programming and innovative partnership activities that address the six dimensions of wellness: Physical, Intellectual, Spiritual, Environmental, Social and Emotional. The "Gets" are functions that fuel and assist every citizen desiring to improve overall health and wellness. Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation is passionate about powering Living Well in LO and invites everyone to participate and join the fun!
Learn more about the history of Living Well in LO through the documents listed under Attachments.
Healthy Eating in LO
Lake Oswego is dedicated to improving residents’ access to healthy food and supports multiple farmers markets, urban agriculture, and healthy restaurants throughout the city.
How can you eat well in LO?
Eat at a Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Partner Restaurant!
- BABICA HEN CAFE
- BAJA FRESH
- BEEZTRO AT PLAY BOUTIQUE
- CHUCK'S PLACE
- LAKE THEATER
- MARY'S WOODS
- NEXT LEVEL
Visit the Lake Oswego Farmers' Market (mid-May through mid-October)
Grow Your Own Healthy Food in the Luscher Farm Community Gardens
Support Urban Agriculture and Get Great Produce by Purchasing a Share of Luscher Farm Community Supported Agriculture
The Benefits of Outdoor Recreation
Watch this video and understand the importance for children to get out into parks and natural areas
Discover all the ways Parks & Recreation promotes Living Well in LO. Registration for Winter/Spring 2018 classes is open. Register online at www.loparks.org.
Questions about classes and services can be answered at 503-675-2549.
Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation offers RECREATIONAL sports camps, classes and leagues for Pre-K, youth, teen and adults. Our sports leagues have been developed to provide organized, recreational league play to the citizens of Lake Oswego.
The Lake Oswego Indoor Tennis Center is a four-court facility open-year round to players of all ages and ability levels. The Tennis Center has served the community since 1974.
The Tennis Center is open to both Lake Oswego residents and non-residents. Courts are open every day of the year for hourly rental. Book a court
Lake Oswego Golf Course is a City owned 18-hole par-3 facility with holes ranging from 74-179 yards. The hillside layout offers beautifully kept, small, contoured greens with Lost Dog Creek passing among fir, cedar, and maple trees through the back nine.
Luscher Farm, once a dairy operation owned by Rudie and Esther Luscher, was purchased in 1990 by the City of Lake Oswego. The property and buildings are maintained as an agricultural example with the intent to interpret and educate interested visitors in local food and organic plant production.
Parks & Recreation is located at
Lake Oswego Public Golf Course
17525 SW Stafford Rd.
Lake Oswego, Or.
Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation operates one of the most active parks and recreation programs in the Portland metropolitan area. Among the parks and recreation facilities managed by the department are over 600 acres of developed park property, undeveloped and passive park lands, natural parks and open spaces, including 45 acres of recreation facilities: an Adult Community Center, Indoor Tennis Center, outdoor swim park, an 18-hole Golf Course and practice range, and the Water Sports Center on the Willamette River.