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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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  • It's Softball Season!

    Our youth and adult softball leagues are now accepting registration. Register before the deadline and avoid late fees!

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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

The 5th Annual Run on the River

Sponsored by Buoy Beer Company. Takes place on Sunday, May 20, 2018

Historic Cemeteries Clean Up Event to be held at Oceanview Cemetery

Join Astoria Parks, non-profit environmental group SOLVE, and the Oregon Commission on Historic Cemeteries for a clean-up day at Oceanview Cemetery.

City of Astoria Invites Community to Celebrate 105th Anniversary of Ghadar Party Founding

UPDATED (4/5): The event will take place on Saturday, April 7th at the Holiday Inn Express.

Coming Events

Youth Volleyball Clinic

Serve up a great time! Discover a sport that is truly a team effort. Improve fitnesswhilepickingupthefundamentalsof“bumping”and“setting.”Strengthen your arms and legs, develop jumping skills, and work on your ability to direct the ball. Build individual techniques while learning to play as a team member.

Beginning April 24th @ Astoria Middle School Gym Cost is $35. Clinic is held Tuesday evenings: Third & Fourth Grade: 6:00pm-7:00pm Fifth & Sixth Grade: 7:00pm-8:00pm

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Adult Slow Pitch Softball League

Gather your friends and co-workers ages 16 & up for a fun recreational team-building experience. We have men's and women's leagues available. Our first organizational meeting will be held in April. Cost is $400 per team or $430 when paid after May 20th. Register by calling (503) 325-7275.

Please call the Astoria Recreation Center Office at (503) 325-7275 or check our Facebook Page @AstoriaRecreationCenter for more information regarding our organizational meeting in April. Ages 18 & up (or 16+ with parent permission)
Season is May-July
Games played Monday-Friday, 6:00pm-10:00pm
Astoria Middle School - Evergreen Fields



Historic Cemeteries Clean Up at Oceanview Cemetery

Astoria Parks and Recreation is partnering with statewide non-profit SOLVE, and the Oregon Commission on Historic Cemeteries for a statewide cemetery clean-up day on May 12th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

The event will be the first ever, statewide historic cemetery clean-up with the goal of bringing as many volunteers out to as many cemeteries across Oregon as possible.

Volunteers will help pick up litter, pull invasive weeds, trim around headstones, and prune shrubs. Volunteers are advised to wear work boots, long pants, and sunscreen. Astoria Parks staff will provide tools, work gloves, snacks, and water.

Interested persons may contact Maintenance Supervisor, Jonah Dart-Mclean at or call (503) 298-2467. Astoria Parks and Recreation is
always eager to provide volunteer opportunities. Please reach out to Jonah Dart-Mclean to discuss future park clean-ups or information on adopting a park.


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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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