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Outdoor Recreation

Parks & Recreation offers classes that provide opportunities enjoy the great outdoors.

Register for Classes & Activities

Park Ranger Ben Program
Go on nature walks with Park Ranger Ben! He has trail maps, wildlife photos, and fun activities to help you explore Lake Oswego's Parks. Don't forget to check out how to become an official Lake Oswego Junior Ranger!

Thursday Hikes & Rambles
Coordinated by local volunteers, this program offers weekly hikes and rambles within a two-hour drive from Lake Oswego, Thursdays, January-mid-November.

Skate Park
The Lake Oswego Skate Park is a membership based park supervised by Parks & Recreation staff.  The park is open to all ages for Skateboarders and In-Line Skaters from Spring Break through mid-October.

Kayaking, Canoeing and Paddling with Alder Creek

Get on the water and have an adventure! Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation partners with Alder Creek with programs from Learning to kayak, basic canoe skills to water tours. Alder Creek offers world class coaching, guiding, and instruction from highly skilled and certified coaches. Their staff maintains the most current, best practice and employs the most up to date teaching techniques. For Kayaking tours CLICK HERE , for stand up paddle lessons CLICK HERE. 


Swim Park
Open during July and August, Swim Park entry is free and available to residents of Lake Oswego. Certified lifeguards are on duty at all times during open hours. The Swim Park features diving platforms, water sprayers, inner tube water polo games, outdoor showers, and lounge chairs.

Water Sports Center for Rowing
The Charlie S. Brown Water Sports Center (WSC), located on the scenic Willamette River in Roehr Park (350 Oswego Pointe Drive, Lake Oswego, OR). Lake Oswego Community Rowing offers youth and adult programs in partnership with the City of Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation.


Outdoor Recreation with Adventures without Limits

In addition to registering for Adventures without Limits programs through Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation, Adventures without Limits requires a registration form and liability release for their programs. Please print, fill out, and bring the following forms to the first day of class:

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