City News & Announcements

Test COVID-19

Coronavirus News & Updates

The health, safety, and wellness of our community is a top priority. The City will continue to comply with Executive Orders and will work within the Governor’s framework for rebuilding a safe and strong Oregon. 

We remain committed to finding innovative and creative ways to serve our community.

Read about the Governor's Reopening Framework, local assistance programs, and more.

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Test Messages from City Leaders

"We want to reiterate our City Council’s commitment to making Lake Oswego a welcoming and inclusive community for everyone. We are asking the people of Lake Oswego to stand with us, your City Council, in building a community where all people belong and are heard …We urge all of our community to join us in this journey. We are committed to making an even stronger, more compassionate, and inclusive Lake Oswego."

~ Lake Oswego City Council

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Test Mask Up, Lake Oswego!

Face Coverings, masks or face shields are required statewide in indoor public spaces and in outdoor public places when physical distancing is not possible. Children age 5 and up are required to wear a face covering. Wearing a face covering protects our community and helps reduce the spread of COVID-19. 

Who do you mask up for? Let’s see those selfies! Snap a masked selfie wearing a face covering properly at your favorite spot in Lake Oswego. Post it to your social media account using #MaskUpLO and tagging the City of Lake Oswego to enter for a chance to win a $50 gift card to a local LO business of your choice! 

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Test Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The City of Lake Oswego aspires to be an organization where every person feels safe, welcomed, supported, and included. 

Over the past few years, the City has taken a number of actions to break down barriers that, historically, have made it harder for some people in our community to succeed. 

We invite everyone in our community to stay engaged and work together to make Lake Oswego a welcoming and inclusive community for all.

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Test Free Water Audits - Now Available

One of the most important things that a homeowner can do to save water is make sure that equipment is functioning appropriately and is efficient.  The City offers free Water Audits to help citizens find ways to use less water.  Water audits are performed during the spring and summer seasons when watering yards begins.

During your water audit, extra safety protocols will be implemented.

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Test Roehr Park & Pathway Closed

Renovation of the Roehr Pathway is currently underway.  

As an active construction site, there are many hazards. Therefore, the pathway will closed for the duration of the project. The closure includes the trail from the north end of 300 Oswego Pointe to the south boundary, the Roehr Amphitheater, dolphin (barrel), restrooms and Roehr dock. 

The closure will allow the contractor to operate safely and securely.

The project is expected to be completed in November.

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Test Lake Oswego Swim Park

The Lake Oswego Swim Park, located at 250 Ridgeway Road, is open! 

To ensure everyone's safety, COVID-19 protocols are in place. These include:

  • Proof of LO residency with photo ID 
  • 25 person Max Capacity 
  • 2 hour maximum visit
  • 1 visit per day
  • Face Covering REQUIRED for ages 5 and over (not required in water).
  • Children ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an individual 16 years or older

Operated by LO Parks & Recreation, the Swim Park will be open daily from 1-6 p.m. (weather permitting) through August 30.

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Test Photo Contest

Enter your best images in the 12th Annual City of Lake Oswego Photo Contest for a chance to win! First place winners will receive a $150 gift card; second place winners a $100 gift card; and third place winners a $50 gift card.


  • Life in Lake Oswego
  • Places in Lake Oswego
  • Plants and Wildlife
  • Pets
  • Digitally Altered 
  • Youth (photographer < 18)
  • New Days, New Ways (NEW category)

Entries need to be submitted by 5 p.m., Monday, September 7. 

Photos can be submitted online!

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City Events and Meetings


ONLINE: Postcards from Your Librarians

Aug 7 2020 - 9:00am


Aug 7 2020 - 12:00pm

ONLINE: The Learning Group

Aug 7 2020 - 7:00pm


Planning Commission

Aug 10 2020 - 6:30pm

Historic Resources Advisory Board

Aug 12 2020 - 7:00pm

Development Review Commission

Aug 17 2020 - 7:00pm