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Parks & Recreation Classes & Activities
Parks & Recreation produces seasonal catalogs that provide the most up-to-date information about classes and activities, special events and camps. Registration for residents of Lake Oswego begins the Monday after you receive the catalog. Lake Oswego residents receive priority placement in classes and activities. Residents know immediately if they are accepted into a class or placed on a wait list. Non-resident registrations are accepted, but held on separate wait lists for about one week and then processed on a first registered basis. The current Parks & Recreation catalog is digitally available.
You can have a copy of the current catalog mailed to you by calling the Registrar at 503-675-2549. In addition to the published catalog, you can find all our classes and activities on the Online Registration website.
Scholarships are available for those who qualify. Please read more information about our scholarship program.
Preschool (Ages 0-4)
Indoor Playground at CCP - INDOOR PLAYGROUND CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR SUMMER SEASON
Parks & Recreation also offers:
- Preschool Dance, Music and Art classes
- Mini-Sports classes and camps
- Summer Camps such as Kinder Camp at George Rogers Park
- Luscher Farm Children's Garden Nature Programs
School-Age (Ages 5-12)
Classes include art, dance, photography, Red Cross babysitting, sports & more! For the full catalog of kids & teens programs view the current catalog. Classes typically include:
- Afterschool and Saturday morning art classes
- American Red Cross Babysitter Training classes
- Piano, Guitar, Girls Rock, Beginning to Rock, and Drumming Madness
- Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop & Hula
- Fencing Classes and Camps
Tweens & Teens (Ages 12-18)
Activities include the LO Teen Lounge, events, volunteering, clubs & more! Check out the Teen Scene webpage.
Get Creative! -- Painting, drawing, make-and-take classes, learn to play the ukulele and more!
Get Interested! -- Cooking, gardening galore, bee-keeping, bird-watching, health seminars, meditation, investment & financial planning, and foreign languages and more.
Get Moving! -- Dance (line, ballroom and tap), stretching, Nia, Pilates, fencing, martial arts, many different forms of Yoga.....drop-in basketball and volleyball, league basketball, adult coed soccer, & adult slow-pitch softball.
Get Outdoors! -- Thursday Hikes & Rambles, more nature walks, boating, rafting, kayaking & canoeing, snowshoeing and cross country skiing, rock climbing, and even mountain climbing await you.
Specialized Recreation Programs (All Ages)
The City of Lake Oswego believes that including all people in the fabric of society strengthens community, strengthens individuals and enhances quality of life. 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.