Outdoor Recreation

In addition to the published catalog, you can find all our classes and activities on the Online Registration website.

Explore the great outdoors from the comfort of your own home. Join one of Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation virtual teachers for a variety of classes like bird watching, mushroom foraging, raising chickens, and even eco-psychology! To check out the virtual offerings, click HERE.

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, and youth camps. Alder Creek offers world class coaching, guiding, and instruction from highly skilled and certified coaches. Their staff maintains the most current, best practices and employs the most up to date teaching techniques. To hit the water with Alder Creek, click HERE

In addition to structured classes and camps, Alder Creek offers gear rentals at George Rogers Park. 

Alder Creek SUP And Kayak Rentals Will Return to George Rogers Park Memorial Day Weekend

Hikes and Rambles is an entirely volunteer driven program that offers weekly hikes and rambles within a two-hour drive from Lake Oswego, Tuesdays and Thursdays, January-mid-November.
For up-to-date, detailed information about the Hikes and Rambles Program, please visit www.LOHikes.org

In partnership with the City of Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation, Lake Oswego Community Rowing (LOCR) offers programs for both new and experienced rowers. Programs include Learn to Row classes, Youth Rowing (ages 12-18), and Experienced Adult (Masters) rowing for rowers 18+. Indoor land training is available to anyone, regardless of rowing experience. LOCR also offers private lessons year-round.
Please reach out and email info@lorowing.com for more information.

Specialized Recreation Programs (All Ages)

Inclusion Policy
The City of Lake Oswego believes that including all people in the fabric of society strengthens individuals and community and enhances quality of life. Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation endeavors to foster diversity, remove barriers and further equity and inclusion in all of its work. We promote inclusion and opportunities for choice to enhance the quality of life for our residents, including persons with disabilities. If you have a disability or need an accommodation, use the Inclusion/Other Info field available to provide your need when registering online, or please include a note along with your mailed or dropped off registration. You may also contact us at 503-675-2549.

Persons with special needs are encouraged to participate in any of our programs. Please call Cydny Fletcher at 503-697-6589 if you need any accommodations or if you have questions. *Please note that inclusion services (aides) are provided to Lake Oswego residents only.

If you have any feedback on our programs or would like to submit a program request, we would love to hear from you! 

Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation
505 G Ave.
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
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