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Outdoor Recreation

City of Lake Oswego Oregon Official Website

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






Once in a Blue Moon 5K Adventure Run - It was a blast, join us next year!


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)


May 1-May 24 Saturdays & Sundays 10am-6pm

May 25-Sept 7  Everyday 10am-6pm

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.

More info coming soon.

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

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:

Registration Form
Liability Risk Form

Participants meet at Tanasbourne Towne Center in Beaverton on the south end of the Target parking lot - 18101 NW Evergreen Pkwy (BEAV) or at Troutdale Exit 17 off I-84 East, between the McDonalds parking lot (TDL).



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. For more information, please visit



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.




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