Exterior of Bob Keefer Center on a sunny day taken from above

Willamalane Facilities Open for Community

Limited Reopening Begins Friday, Jan. 19. Parks and Pools Remain Closed.

Date: Jan 18, 2024

Community Respite 

Woman on mountain bike riding on a path on a sunny day with trees and mountains in the background

Willamalane Unveils the Peter DeFazio Trail System at Thurston Hills Natural Area

Trail system dedicated on Dec. 7, 2023

Date: Jan 3, 2024


Middle school students using laptops and tablets

Free tech lab now open

Willamalane launches student lab at Bob Keefer Center

Date: Jun 29, 2023

Willamalane Park and Recreation District unveiled a new student technology lab at Bob Keefer Center (250 S 32nd St, Springfield, OR 97478). The student technology lab is located in the main lobby and includes several laptops. It is open to any Springfield Public School student. 

People dance at an outdoor concert in the grass

Sounds like Summer 2023

Concerts start at Island Park on Wednesday, July 12

Date: Jul 12, 2023

Willamalane Park and Recreation District is holding its annual Sounds Like Summer concert and performance series, and the weekly concerts begin tonight, Wednesday, July 12, 2023. On Wednesday evenings July 12 through Aug.

Three preschoolers play inside classroom

Expanded preschool

With joint support from the the University of Orgon

Date: Aug 1, 2023

Willamalane Park and Recreation District is expanding its preschool program with the support of the University of Oregon. This partnership will help to address child care shortages in the Eugene/Springfield community and meet the increasing demand for high-quality early education.