LO Parks & Recreation Update: December 1, 2020

News Update: LO Parks & Recreation event and activity cancelations and park & facility closures and modifications due to COVID-19.    

The following Parks & Recreation Facilities & Amenities are open:  

  • Athletic Fields:  Organized play for minimal and medium contact sports is permitted with a field reservation when following OHA guidance.  Full contact sports are not permitted at this time per OHA.  Athletic field use for the general public is permitted when following OHA guidance.   
  • Community Supported Agriculture:  Pickup continues with face coverings and physical distancing.  
  • Dog Parks  (Read the CDC guidelines for pets)
  • Drinking Fountains
  • Golf Course (with safety modifications)
  • Meals on Wheels Delivery
  • Off Leash Dog Areas
  • Parking lots
  • Pickleball Courts at George Rogers Park with singles play or doubles play when from same household and wearing face coverings
  • Playgrounds with six feet of physical distancing from others. Sandboxes remain closed.
  • Quarry Bike Park
  • Respite Program:  Respite care continues virtually 3 days per week.
  • Restrooms
  • Tennis Courts at South Shore & Westlake Park with singles play or doubles play when from same household and wearing face coverings
  • Water Sports Center permitted activities by Lake Oswego Community Rowing with additional safety protocols. 

The following are closed:

  • Adult Community Center Lunch 2 Go: The program is suspended beginning November 18.
  • Basketball Courts (due to Governor Brown's Executive Order)
  • Christ Church Parish Parks & Recreation Annex:  The site is closed beginning November 18.
  • Indoor Facilities remain closed to the public, including Adult Community Center, CCP, Golf Course Clubhouse & Luscher Farmhouse.
  • Picnic Shelter & Premier Park Reservations:  Due to the uncertainty of when the county will enter Phase II of Reopening and for the safety of customers and staff, we are not taking reservations for the 2020 season (through October).  
  • The Tennis Center will be closed beginning November 18.  

We are committed to continue serving our community during this public health crisis, but we will continue to follow the guidance of health officials and the direction of State and City government.  We recommend the following:

  • Refrain from using parks or trails if you are exhibiting symptoms. (Feel Sick, Stay Home)
  • Follow CDC’s guidance on personal hygiene prior to, during, and after use of parks or trails.  (Wash Your Hands, Don’t Touch Your Face)
  • While on trails, warn other users of your presence and as they pass, and step aside.  (Give Other Users Respect and Space)
  • Observe CDC’s minimum recommended physical distancing of 6 feet from other individuals at all times. If this is not possible, find an alternate location or find another space.  (Move To Find Your Own Space)

For the latest information about additional City facility closures, please visit the City of Lake Oswego Novel Coronavirus webpage at


The City of Lake Oswego is here to serve you in this uncertain time, we’re in this together. #LOtogether

Other City services go to: https://www.ci.oswego.or.us/community/Novel-Coronavirus

For specific information, please contact the appropriate City department or visit their webpage:

Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation Dept: www.lakeoswego.city/parksrec(link is external)  or 503-675-2549 
Lake Oswego Public Library: www.lakeoswegolibrary.org(link is external) or 503-636-7628
Lake Oswego Adult Community Center: www.LOACC.info(link is external) or 503-635-3758
Lake Oswego Building Dept: www.lakeoswego.city/building(link is external) or 503-635-0390
Lake Oswego Planning Dept: www.lakeoswego.city/planning(link is external) or 503-635-0390
Lake Oswego Engineering Dept: www.lakeoswego.city/engineering(link is external) or 503-635-0270
Lake Oswego Public Works Dept: www.lakeoswego.city/publicworks(link is external) or 503-635-0280
Lake Oswego Fire Dept: www.lakeoswego.city/fire(link is external) or 503-635-0275

Sources of information:

U.S. and global updates:


Oregon Health Authority updates:


Lake Oswego School District updates:


Clackamas County Health Alerts


For specific medical questions, people should contact their medical care provider. If you are having a medical emergency, call 911.

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