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City of Astoria, Oregon
  • Seasonal Program Guide

    Learn what is coming up this Season at Astoria Parks

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  • Bump Set Spike!

    Volleyball Open Gym begins on October 3rd!

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  • 4th Annual Zero K

    All the fun without the running or the training. Zero miles. Just the after party.

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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 Aquatic Center NOW Open!

After our annual two week closure, Astoria Parks welcomes the community to join us at the Aquatic Center.

Astoria Parks Awarded $17,190 Grant for WWI Doughboy Monument

The Grant will be used in the continued restoration of the Doughboy Monument, to be unveiled during the 100th Anniversary of World War I.

A Lifetime of Discovery Awaits with Astoria Parks & Recreation

Celebrate Park and Recreation Month this July

Coming Events

Parks After Dark

Join the Astoria Parks Recreation and Community Foundation for their Parks After Dark Movie screening of Raiders of the Lost Ark. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets! The movie will be shown at dusk at McClure Park. All proceeds will go fund scholarships for Astoria Parks & Recreation programs. Pizza from Baked Alaska and Beer from Fort George Brewery for sale.

Tickets cost $5.00


Ellis & Associates Lifeguard Training

The Astoria Aquatic Center is looking to hire day time Lifeguard and Swim Instructors. If you are interested in joining a positive team environment and learning critical life saving skills, this is a great job for you! Our next Ellis and Associates Lifeguard Training Certification Course is coming up. Contact us for more information.

WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 27 to Sunday, Sept. 30
WHERE: Astoria Aquatic Center, 1997 Marine Drive
CONTACT: Terra Patterson, (503) 325-7027 or

Volleyball Open Gym

Volleyball season just isn't long enough. Join us once-a-week for open gym! Bring a team or come on your own. Everyone is welcome! Cost is $5.00

Wednesdays, 7:00pm-9:30pm
Astoria Middle School - 1100 Klaskanine Rd

Ages 16 & Up


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Winde began working as a clerk for the Astoria Recreation Center back in February, as a “way to be active in (her) community and meet people.” Winde is always willing to go above and beyond, and has assisted the department with many projects since the beginning of her tenure. Winde now acts as a shared employee between the Recreation Center and the Aquatic Center. She is originally from Virginia Beach, Virginia, is the wife of a member in the Coast Guard, and has two daughters; one in college and one senior at Seaside High.


Park Partner of the Month


Vanessa Bish has been volunteering at Port of Play since 2010!  She visits our facility 3 days a week to help clean and organize, and rarely misses a day with us.  Vanessa is a life-long resident of Astoria. She plays the piano and is a music enthusiast, specifically when it comes to the Brownsmead Flats.  She is happy helping out at Port of Play, and her family has stated that volunteering with us is truly “highlight of her life”.


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