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Parks General Information
Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation operates one of the most active parks and recreation programs in the Portland metropolitan area. Among the parks and recreation facilities managed by the department are over 600 acres of developed park property, undeveloped and passive park lands, natural parks and open spaces, including 45 acres of recreation facilities: an Adult Community Center, Indoor Tennis Center, outdoor swim park, an 18-hole Golf Course and practice range, and the Water Sports Center on the Willamette River.
Parks & Recreation is pleased to announce the Memorial Bench Program for Millennium Plaza Park. Memorial benches have become an increasingly popular way to remember and pay tribute to loved ones. The park is often referred to as "the City's living room".
Commercial photography LO PARKS PHOTO PASS permits are issued to ONE individual for the express purpose of Still Portrait Photography or Videography in any Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation park and open space. An LO PARKS PHOTO PASS is good from one year from the date issued. The cost is $150 for residents and $173 for Non-Residents.
In the City of Lake Oswego, there are 460+ acres of natural character parks. These often overlooked natural areas are vital to our community. They contribute to important habitat for plants and animals, water shed and stormwater management/health, as well as a place for the community to connect to nature.
The Lake Oswego Parks Maintenance staff are dedicated professionals who care for over 600 acres of Parks properties at 36 different sites.
We currently are not taking reservations for Picnic Shelters through April 28. You may still make an online reservations for after April 28.
What picnic shelters may be rented?
Summer 2019 - Swim Park will be open daily from 1-6pm from July 1-August 25
The Lake Oswego Swim Park is operated by Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation.
Daily hours are Sunday through Saturday
1 pm to 6 pm (weather permitting)
Lake Oswego Golf Course is a City owned 18-hole par-3 facility with holes ranging from 74-179 yards. The hillside layout offers beautifully kept, small, contoured greens with Lost Dog Creek passing among fir, cedar, and maple trees through the back nine.