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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

Parents' Night Out CLOSED on March 31st

Due to the holiday, Parents' Night Out will be closed the last Saturday, in March. We will resume the first Saturday in April.

Spring Forward with Astoria Parks

Looking for ways to keep your kids from being bored all week? We have some ideas!

Local service organizations to bring back Astoria Parks' annual Easter Egg Hunt

Coming Events

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

Lifeguard Certification Course

The next Lifeguard Certification Course is scheduled for Tuesday, March 27th to Friday, March 30th.  If you are 16 years old and above, you may apply to be a lifeguard at our award winning facility.  Upon successful completion of the course and hiring, fees for the course will be waived and you will have the opportunity to work in a positive team-oriented environment with competitive wages. 

The class is a great opportunity to learn valuable life-saving and water safety skills.  Call us at (503) 325-7027 for more information.  A link to the lifeguard job description can be found HERE


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Greta Cairns

Greta Cairns is a group fitness instructor at the Astoria Recreation Center. She currently teaches: Cycling, Barre and Core Strength. She has been with the City of Astoria for almost 2 years, and continues to exude an immense amount of passion, drive, and concern regarding the health and wellness of the Astoria community. Greta not only comes in with a smile on her face everyday, she is incredibly high energy and the epitome of positivity; keeping her students engaged and coming back for more! We are fortunate to have her as part of the Parks and Recreation Team!


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