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Outdoor Recreation

City of Lake Oswego Oregon Official Website
We've moved across town! The new Parks & Recreation office is located at
Palisades Elementary School
1500 Greentree Rd.
Lake Oswego, Or.



Parks & Recreation offers classes and trips to engage individuals in adventure experiences in the great outdoors.




On the water with ALDER CREEK

***NEWS FLASH*** Alder Creek Kayak and Canoe IN Lake Oswego this summer!
to register or For class, camp and rental information - click here

Tryon Cove location and hours:

Located at 14110 Stampher Rd.

(please see driving directions attached below)

Fall Hours

Friday 9/11 - Sunday 9/13 10am-6pm (last rentals go out at 4pm)

Open weekends only September 19th - October 11th

10am-6pm (last rentals go out at 4pm)

George Rogers Park Rentals:

Dates and Times to be announced at a later date or call 503-285-0464

Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation welcomes Alder Creek Kayak and Canoe to Lake Oswego.

Summer 2015 - Alder Creek will offer kayak, stand-up paddle board and canoe rentals right on the Willamette River in Lake Oswego.

Get on the water and set off on your Northwest adventure! Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation teams up with Alder Creek Kayak and Canoe in Lake Oswego offering programs such as Basic Skills Kayak, Basic Canoe Skills, kayaking tours, youth camps and the latest craze of Stand Up Paddle Board - and register early for this one: Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga. 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.



Raft, climb, cave, kayak, snowshoe, or backpack with Adventures Without Limits.

**Local pick-up at at the Tualatin Park & Ride, north end of lot (Bridgeport Village)**

Lake Oswego Parks and Rec teams up with Adventures Without Limits to offer some of the best outdoor activities found in the Northwest. Activities for people of all ages and ability levels. 2015 brings us outdoors with some of the best adventures in the Northwest. AWL doesn't sit inside in the winter months, instead they offer beautiful adventurous escapes for your enjoyment. 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:

(These forms can be found at the bottom of this page)

Registration Form
Liability Risk Form




Hikes & Rambles information

Come outside and play! Hikes and Rambles are coordinated by local volunteers. This program offers weekly hikes and rambles within a two-hour drive from Lake Oswego, Tuesdays and Thursdays, January-mid-November.

For detailed descriptions of the Hikes and Rambles, please visit the Volunteer Hikers website at

Hikes: For hikers of intermediate ability. Rambles: A more leisurely-paced hike, great for beginning hikers. 5-7 miles with comfortable elevation gains and good trail conditions.  Hikes and Rambles are not canceled due to rain, but leaders may change location if driving/hiking conditions are hazardous. Please check the website for updated information. Leaders may refuse to take anyone not properly equipped or who is determined to be incapable of making a specific trip. Participants accept responsibility for their personal safety. No animals permitted.



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. Visit for more information.



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.

Fall hours: August 31-October 11

Monday-Friday 3-7pm

Sa/Sun 12-7pm

School In-Service Day (Oct. 9) 12-7pm

For more information,

please visit



The Swim Park is now closed for the season

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. For more information, visit


TOURS with Ranger Ben

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.




Paddle Fit in Lake Oswego
Rafting with Adventures Without Limits
Lake Oswego Hikes and Rambles group
Kayaking with Alder Creek
Stand Up Paddle Board with Alder Creek
Caving with Adventures Without Limits
Kayaking the beautiful Northwest