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City of Astoria, Oregon
  • 2018 Run on the River Sponsored by Buoy Beer

    5th Annual Run on the River Half Marathon, 10K & 5K is May 20, 2018

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  • Register for Spring Break Early

    Join us for Wildlife Week at the Astoria Recreation Center

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  • Registration is Open for Adult Volleyball Teams

    Games begin in Mid-March. Register by calling us at 503.325.7275.

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Our Parks & Facilities

Come and visit our Parks! Click below for the link to locations. We have a variety of tennis courts, basketball courts, ballfields, skatepark, trails, and much more.

  • Lil' Sprouts Academy - This is a great place for your child to learn and grow!
  • Astoria Recreation Center - The Astoria Recreation Center offers programs for school age children and adults. We have a wide variety of fitness classes an after school program, a Teen Center, and offer recreational classes for all ages.
  • Astoria Parks - Check out all of Astoria's parks!
  • Port of Play - Experience structured and open play geared to young children. Our center features an indoor play center with mats, tricycles, small slides, and scooters that provide opportunities for youngsters to run and be active.
  • Aquatic Center - Four pools, a huge water slide and a large fitness area all under one roof.
  • Astoria Column - Completed in 1926, the column is a monumental piece of Astoria's history. Located at the top of Coxcomb Hill, the Column stretches upwards 125 feet, with 164 spiral steps to reach the viewing deck.
  • Kid Zone - This is a unique after school program that serves Astoria's Kindergarten through 5th grade students! Each day we will help your children with homework and offer exciting crafts, games and team building activities.
  • Master Plan - The City of Astoria Parks and Recreation Department is conducting a Comprehensive Parks and Recreation Master Plan.
  • Trails -
  • Ocean View Cemetery -

Latest News

Astoria Parks Facility Delays for 2/22

Find our up to date information (as of 2/22, 8:20 AM) on weather delays inside

Astoria Aquatic Center Wins Safety Award

This is the second year in a row that the Aquatic Center has earned the Jeff Ellis & Associates' International Aquatic Safety Award

Astoria Parks Employee Receives Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award

Coming Events

Winter 2018 Swim Lessons

Experience a fun, interactive, water adjustment program designed to introduce basic water skills that can lead to a lifetime of safe practices and water enjoyment. Lessons are available for children as young as 6 months to 12 years old. Private & Semi-Private lessons are available, $150 for 10 sessions.  Regular lessons are twice/week for $50.

Times vary depending on skill levels
Tuesday and Thursdays, for 5 weeks

Session 1, January 9th – February 22nd
Session 2, February 27th – April 3rd


Spring Adult Volleyball

This is a great opportunity for local businesses, and friends alike to stay fit and make new friends. This recreational league is co-ed and is open to adults ages 16 & up of all skill levels. Our first organizational meeting will be held on March 5th at 6:00 PM at the Astoria Recreation Center. Cost is $315 per team or $360 after registration deadline of March 18th. Register by calling (503) 325-7275.

Games played Monday-Friday, 6:00pm-10:00pm
Season is March-May



Youth Softball League

Registration begins March 16th through April 16th for Youth Softball. League includes boys in grades K-2 and girls in grades K-8. Cost is $60 or $70 after deadline. Go to for more information.

Practices begin in May with games held in June & July
Locations variy by team

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Desiree Denakis

Desiree Denakis joined us in our Kid Zone program in October of 2017, and has quickly proven herself to be an invaluable part of our team. With a background in early child development, Desiree's expertise has earned her the admiration and respect of her fellow team members. In addition to the genuine concern she shows for our program and children, she is incredibly reliable, and always goes above and beyond. Thank you, Desiree!


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