Smart Moves for Smart Phones

These days, we carry powerful technologic devices tucked casually in a pocket or purse. But are you getting the most out of your investment in a new smart phone or tablet? And if you knew everything these devices could do, how could that change your life?

If you …

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8 Dating Tips for Older Crowd

Emotional growth and socialization are hot topics in today’s “healthy aging” world.

While filming “The Age of Love,” his eye-opening documentary on seniors who go speed dating, director Steven Loring spent months observing the ins and outs of the dating scene through the adventures of his 70-and-older …

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Construction begins at Les Schwab Sports Park at Willamalane Center

Willamalane Center visitors: get hyped, because we are beginning construction on a very exciting project.

We’re beginning to build new parking lot, flag plaza, entry gates and some associated park improvements at the Les Schwab Sports Park at Willamalane Center. Most of the work will be …

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Share the Love & Bring a Friend to Fitness!

Sure, a trip to the pool or a visit to a fitness class will get your heart pumping. But there is so much to gain from working out with a friend:

Accountability. You’re more likely to work out regularly if you’re scheduling ahead with a buddy.

Motivation. …

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Tap & Taste is Back for Seconds

Tap & Taste, Springfield’s premiere food and drink celebration, is back for a second year to tickle your taste buds and quench your thirst. Featuring some of the community’s favorite restaurants, breweries and live musicians, Tap & Taste will again take place at 5th and …

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First Trails Open at 665-acre Thurston Hills Natural Area

With 665 acres of natural area to enjoy, it’s easy to dream big about what the future holds for Thurston Hills Natural Area. Our first big achievement? Several miles of trails complete with a trailhead.

The Trails

The newest trails begin at the new trailhead at 7575 …

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De-stress with Acupressure

Busy days packed with emails, meetings, discomforts and ever-increasing demands can put your body in defense mode. Stress chemicals accumulate, affecting your mood, digestion, memory, sleep and even your waistline.

That’s why it’s important to learn ways to reduce stress before it impacts your health. When pain becomes a …

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Champion Runner Drawn to ‘Unbeatable’ Springfield Trails

When two-time Olympian Nick Symmonds isn’t racing against the best middle distance runners in the world, competing on “American Ninja Warrior” or helping manage his business, Run Gum, you might just find him enjoying time in Springfield.

“I love Springfield.” said Symmonds. “I always felt home …

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Celebrating the Filbert Harvest

On Filbert Fridays, we celebrate Oregon’s state nut!

Did you know that Springfield produces a massive crop of hazelnuts, locally known as filberts? In fact, we’re home to the nation’s oldest operating commercial filbert farm, Dorris Ranch.

George Dorris established the 250-acre ranch with his wife Lulu …

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For Fans of Eastgate Woodlands

Three volunteers from Springfield are needed to serve on a citizen planning committee that helps monitor the long-range plan for the Whilamut Natural Area of Alton Baker Park, a 237-acre urban greenway connecting Eugene and Springfield.

Willamalane Park and Recreation District manages Eastgate Woodlands, which is the eastern …

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Sync Willamalane’s Events To Your Calendar

No one likes to miss out on a good time, so it helps to have all your upcoming events in one place. For many, that place is a Google calendar.

Keep up to date with Willamalane by syncing our special events with your personal calendar:

Sync Events …

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Serve on a Park Committee

One volunteer from Springfield is needed to serve on a citizen planning committee that helps monitor the long-range plan for the Whilamut Natural Area of Alton Baker Park, a 237-acre urban greenway connecting Eugene and Springfield.

Willamalane Park and Recreation District manages Eastgate Woodlands, which is the eastern portion …

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Group Exercise Class Schedule

Current fitness classes are all listed here, on the group exercise schedule. Schedule is updated as changes occur.

Summer 2019 schedule begins May 1

DDownload Summer 2019 Group Exercise Class Schedule Here!

Updated 5/20/2019

Four Great Classes to Totally Rock Your Workout

If you’re looking for a way to jump start your heart rate, build some long lean muscle or lose yourself in the moment, look no further.  The Adult Activity Center is kicking it up a notch in the evenings and on Saturdays to satisfy all …

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Hands-on Electronics Classes with Doug Weiss

Doug Weiss has been teaching electronics classes for decades in the Eugene Springfield area. Basic skills like circuit building and soldering will help you start your project off right, whether you are repairing a lamp or building a robot.

Take it to the next level and …

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