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City of Astoria, Oregon
  • The Aquatic Center is now open later!

    Come enjoy a swim or workout in the gym until 8:00 PM Monday through Friday

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  • Father Daughter Valentine Dance!

    All ages are invited to attend this special event full of music, fun, dessert, and punch! February 8th

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  • Run on the River Half Marathon/10k/5k

    Enjoy a flat run on the Astoria River Walk!  Beer and food provided by Buoy Beer Company!

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  • New Year - New You - New Classes!

    We've added NEW fitness classes to our line-up!  Come check us out!

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  • Water Safety Expo

    Join the AAC, North Coast Parenting, and Clatsop County Sheriffs on January 24th and learn how to supervise children in the water

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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.

Latest News

Lifeguard Lessons

Become an Ellis & Associates Certified Lifeguard! Receive college credit! Starts January 30-February 1.

New Fitness Classes Kick off for the New Year!

The ARC announces a new winter line-up of classes, including MORE morning options available. Come by and take our classes with our GREAT instructors!

Adult Swim Lessons NOW Available

Are you an adult looking to learn how to swim? Maybe you know how to swim but you would like some tips to take time off for a triathlon. We have the answer!

Coming Events

Valentine Dance

Fathers and daughters of all ages are invited to attend this special evening full of music, fun, dessert, and punch!  Pre-registration is strongly encouraged! ?
Saturday, February 8. Two Time Sessions Available 5:30pm–7pm and 7:30pm–9pm Astoria Recreation Center, $20 couple and $10 for additional child.

To Pre-Register Click here


Valentine Tea

Roses are red, violets are blue, I want to share this special day with you! Celebrate this Valentine’s Day with your lil’ one at Port of Play! Yummy treats, snacks, tea and juice will be provided; along with crafts and time to play.  A photographer will be available to capture those super sweet moments. ?
Friday, February 13, 11:00am-12:30pm Port of Play, $10 per couple

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Dr. Seuss Night

We won’t serve green eggs and ham, but think of it as a family-friendly poetry slam!  Come dressed as your favorite character and win a prize, as our costume judges measure you up to size.  You might see Thing One or maybe Thing Two, and maybe we’ll end the evening with Horton Hears a Who!  We’ll have guests reading books and art projects galore, so come one and come all, to see what’s in store! ?
Monday, March 2, 6:30-8:30pm Port of Play, FREE!

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Volunteer Events

  • Run on the River Volunteers Needed


Spencer Johnston

Spencer has worked at the Astoria Aquatic Center for nearly 2 years.  He is currently a lead guard and has recently been put in charge of lifeguard training.  He has done an outstanding job! Thank you for your hard work and dedication, Spencer!

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