purple camas cover the prairie at Dorris Ranch in spring

Wildflowers Flourish at Dorris Ranch

Benefits of Ecological Burning

Date: May 15, 2024

The ecological burn results are in!

Child at waterpark playing in water.

1Passes on sale beginning Friday

This year’s partnership between Eugene Rec and Willamalane features an updated online sales process to minimize wait times

Date: May 14, 2024

City of Eugene Recreation and Willamalane are again partnering to bring the 1Pass program to Eugene and Springfield youth, and this year a couple changes to the sales process will make it easier for families to get their tickets for summer fun.&

Willamalane staff member holds two helmets

Free Bike Helmets at Bob Keefer Center!

Stop by starting May 2

Date: May 1, 2024

Celebrate May is Bike Month with a free bike helmet. Willamalane is giving away 200 free helmets to anyone who needs them.

Child learns to ride a bike indoors at community event

Learn to Ride Event on April 19 in Springfield

Free Community Clinic to Learn Bicycle Riding Skills

Date: Apr 15, 2024

Learn to Ride is a free community event happening next week in Springfield. This event aims to get kids and community members comfortable on bikes so they can use them as a reliable form of transportation.

Community members skate at indoor roller skate party

Willamalane Spring Break Activities

Affordable fun for families this March

Date: Mar 19, 2024

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. –  With spring break right around the corner, Willamalane Park and Recreation District is helping families create memorable spring break moments without breaking the bank or leaving Springfield.

Family of four play minigolf

Spring Break Activities for Kids

Fun isn't far away!

Date: Mar 18, 2024

The ice has melted, and the sun has returned – it's time for spring break!

75th Anniversary Mural header

Join Willamalane Budget Committee

Applications are due March 31

Date: Mar 7, 2024

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – Willamalane Park and Recreation District is seeking community members to join its budget committee.

Children run from starting line to hunt eggs at MEGGA Hunt

Willamalane Announces Megga Hunt

Annual Egg Hunt Event Offers Inclusive and Adaptive Options for All Ages

Date: Mar 6, 2024

Get ready to have an eggcellent time at Willamalane's Megga Hunt on March 30 at 

Work crews walk on path at Thurston Hills Natural Area ready to clear debris

Willamalane Announces More Parks Opening Saturday, March 2

Thurston Hills Natural Area hiking trails and all developed parks

Date: Mar 1, 2024

Willamalane Park and Recreation District is opening three more parks beginning Saturday, March 2. Fort Park

Words "newspaper drive" over a blue sky with trees

Donate Newspapers for Planting Event

Drop off your newspapers in the Bob Keefer Center and Adult Activity Center lobbies

Date: Feb 26, 2024

Willamalane is preparing to plant more than 500 native trees and shrubs in riparian areas like Georgia Pacific Natural Area this spring. Each new plant will be surrounded by newspaper that will act as a weed barrier and allow the new plants to thrive.