Outdoor Adventures

a snowy mountain landscape

Pack for a hike, learn a new skill, and make time to play! The outdoors can refresh your spirit like nothing else.

Sunset Yoga

Ages 18+. Join us for an introductory yoga class on the lawn at Dorris Ranch. Learn beginner movements while enjoying the peace of an early summer’s evening. ALL-ACCESS fitness members stretch for free!

Location: Dorris Ranch
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 6/19 Days: W Time: 5:30PM-6:30PM Price: $7.00 IDIn-district / $9.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21745 Online Registration: Register

Living History Candlelight Tour

All ages. Campfires and candlelight illuminate the night as you stroll back through time observing different eras of Oregon’s history as they come to life around you.

Location: Dorris Ranch
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 6/30 Days: Su Time: 7PM-9PM Price: $7.00 IDIn-district / $9.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21474 Online Registration: Register

A Night of a Million Stars

All ages. Join our friends from the Eugene Astronomical Society for a night of stargazing under the darkness of the new moon.

Location: Dorris Ranch
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 8/30 Days: F Time: 9PM-11PM Price: $7.00 IDIn-district / $9.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21472 Online Registration: Register

Family Flashlight Scavenger Hunt

All ages. Under the canopy of oaks and firs make your way along the trails at Dorris Ranch, using flashlights to seek out everything on your list. Digital camera or phone required.

Location: Dorris Ranch
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 7/12 Days: F Time: 8:30PM-10PM Price: $7.00 IDIn-district / $9.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21473 Online Registration: Register

Stories and S’mores

All ages. What is better than a great story told around a roaring campfire? Well, s’mores of course! Join us for family-friendly stories and sticky treats around the campfire at Dorris Ranch.

Location: Living History Village
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 6/21 Days: F Time: 7PM-8:30PM Price: $6.00 IDIn-district / $8.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21471 Online Registration: Register

Summer Paddle: An Evening on Coyote Creek

Ages 13+. A short distance from Fern Ridge lies a hidden gem! Wind through reeds and trees, past beaver dams and discover the beauty of this gentle stream on a summer evening.

Location: Meet in the Bob Keefer Center Lobby
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 6/14 Days: F Time: 6PM-9:45PM Price: $55.00 IDIn-district / $66.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21728 Online Registration: Register

Summer Paddle: Fall Creek Reservoir

Ages 13+. Explore the fingers and perimeter of this local lake surrounded by towering Douglas firs.

Location: Meet in the Bob Keefer Center Lobby
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 6/26 Days: W Time: 8AM-1:30PM Price: $57.00 IDIn-district / $68.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21729 Online Registration: Register

Summer Paddle: Siuslaw River Water Trail

Ages 15+. Florence. Cruise past Old Town and experience the dynamic setting of the central Oregon coast in a one-of-a-kind estuarine paddling opportunity. Previous paddling experience recommended.

Location: Meet in the Bob Keefer Center Lobby
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 7/29 Days: M Time: 9AM-4PM Price: $66.00 IDIn-district / $79.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21730 Online Registration: Register

Summer Paddle: Siltcoos River

Ages 13+. Experience this meandering stream surrounded by lush growth from Siltcoos Lake nearly all the way to the Pacific! One portage required.

Location: Meet in the Bob Keefer Center Lobby
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 8/7 Days: W Time: 7:30AM-3PM Price: $64.00 IDIn-district / $78.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21731 Online Registration: Register

Girls Night Out (Under the Stars)

Grades 6-8. This overnight camping trip is a great way to introduce middle school girls to the outdoors in a non-intimidating environment. We’ll start our day with a bike ride from Bob Keefer Center to Dorris Ranch. Our time will be spent learning basic camping skills, creating art and team building – as well as star gazing, stories and s’mores around the campfire. All gear and food provided; participants will need to supply clothes, pillow and basic hygiene items.

Location: Bob Keefer Center/Dorris Ranch
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 7/20 Days: Sa Time: 1PM-10AM Price: $42.00 IDIn-district / $50.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21682 Online Registration: Register

Mountain Bike Basics for Kids

Ages 8-11. Before your child hits the trails, it is important that they know how their bike functions and how to handle different terrain. In this three-hour class by mountain biker Dennis Sibilia-Young, children will learn how to care for their bikes, ride them safely and responsibly, and control them in different environments. Introductory class is held on level surfaces with minimal inclines; bikes are supplied.

Location: Clearwater Park
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 5/11 Days: Sa Time: 9AM-12PM Price: $59.00 IDIn-district / $72.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21467 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 6/29 Days: Sa Time: 9AM-12PM Price: $59.00 IDIn-district / $72.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21468 Online Registration: Register

Archery for Teens

Canceled. Ages 12-17. Michael Hearn, a USA Archery level 3 instructor, will teach basic stance, hand placement and technique in this weekly class for teens held at the Bowtech facilities in Eugene. All supplies provided.

Location: Bowtech Archery 90554 Hwy-99, Eugene, Oregon
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 5/7-6/11 Days: Tu Time: 3:45PM-4:45PM Price: $42.00 IDIn-district / $50.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21465 Online Registration: Canceled

Archery for Adults

Canceled. Ages 18+. Michael Hearn, a USA Archery level 3 instructor will teach basic stance, hand placement and technique in this weekly class held at the Bowtech facilities in Eugene. All supplies provided.

Location: Bowtech Archery 90554 Hwy-99, Eugene
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 5/7-6/11 Days: Tu Time: 5PM-6PM Price: $42.00 IDIn-district / $50.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21464 Online Registration: Canceled

Afternoon Archery for Adults

Canceled. Ages 18+. Spend the morning with Michael Hearn, a USA Archery level 3 instructor who will teach basic stance, hand placement and technique in this weekly class held at the Bowtech facilities in Eugene. All supplies provided.

Please note the 10-11am time, which is different than the 11am-12pm time shown in the Park & Recreation Guide.

Location: Bowtech Archery 90554 Hwy-99, Eugene
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 5/7-6/11 Days: Tu Time: 10AM-11AM Price: $42.00 IDIn-district / $50.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21466 Online Registration: Canceled

Learn to Fish for Trout

Ages  8+. Just in time for a local free fishing weekend! Learn basic fishing techniques to use in Oregon’s beautiful lakes, rivers and streams. Learn how to interpret regulations, determine what equipment you need, tie a few knots and explore basic tackle options. Presented by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and Angler Education Volunteers. Kids under 11 must be accompanied by an adult.

Location: Bob Keefer Center

This class expired on April 27, 2019