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City of Astoria, Oregon


Coming Events

Parks After Dark

Join the Astoria Parks Recreation and Community Foundation for their annual Parks After Dark Summer Movie series. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets! All movies will be show 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


ZUMBA in the Park

Shake What Your Mama Gave Ya!

Join us prior to our Parks After Dark movies for an evening of dance, fun, and joy with JOY, our Zumba instructor!

Can't join us on these dates? The Astoria Recreation Center offers classes all year long, including FAMILY ZUMBA. Go to the Astoria Recreation Center link for more information.

JUNE 16 8:30-9:30 pm
JULY 21 8:15-9:15 pm
AUGUST 18 8:00-9:00 pm


Stand up Paddle Board Lessons

Now Beginner and Intermediate SUP Board enthusiasts can enjoy lessons from the Astoria Recreation Center. Join our experienced SUP instructor for an hour on the Youngs Bay as we learn the basics of water safety and balance on the SUP Board. Three classes to choose from with a maximum of 5 people per class. Pre-registration is mandatory and these classes will fill up fast! $6.00 per class.

Boards, paddles, and personal flotation device are included.

June 23 9:00-10:00am 10:30-11:30am
July 14 1:00-2:00pm 2:30-3:30pm
August 11 12:00-1:00pm 1:30-2:30pm
*We recommend wearing clothes for the weather, and know that class will happen in the rain, but may be canceled due to low tides or wind. Call (503) 325-7275 for more information.

4th Annual Instant Gratification “run”

Join the Astoria Dowtown Historic District Association and Astoria Parks and Recreation for its FOURTH annual Instant Gratification”RUN.” Zero training. Zero Running. All the fun. Costumes highly encourage. $25 donation goes to fund Astoria Parks Fun Run s and the Annual Valentine’s Day Ball. Time TBD.

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If someone wants to adopt a park in your neighborhood,
Who you gonna call? (Jonah)
If there's something weird
And it don't look good
Who you gonna call? (Jonah)

As a leader in the Department, Jonah Dart-McLean is deserving on many levels. Employees like Jonah who are willing to help tackle any challenge whether in their division or another, and help our department continue to progress is the reason why we nominated him for Employee of the Month. Thank you, Jonah!

Volunteer of the Month

Jenn Benoit, a former employee, turned into a rockstar volunteer.  As a Parks, Recreation and Community Foundation Volunteer, Jenn took on the huge responsibility of being the Run on the River Race Director. With her strong marketing and communications skills, Jenn was able to increase participation and generate more revenue for scholarships! You rock, Jenn!


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