Public Health Advisory
Bend Park and Recreation District has modified operations due to COVID-19.
Parks and trails remain open with temporary use & social distancing rules.
Playgrounds, sport courts & skateparks closed.
All facilities closed:
including Juniper Swim & Fitness Center, Bend Senior Center, The Pavilion, Art Station, District Office and Park Services.
Spring & summer recreation programs adjusted.
Public records requests
Access to events and facilities
Media credentials are not required for access to District events and facilities; however, we appreciate a heads up in advance so we can facilitate access and interview requests. Please contact us at (541) 389-7275 as soon as you get a story assignment and we’ll do our best to accommodate even last-minute requests.
Commercial Film Permits
Commercial Photography/Videography/Film Permit – $50 per day, plus any necessary reservation and rental fees.
- A single professional photographer with a portable camera does not require a permit or district notification.
- Professional media production or activity requires a scope of activity and possible evidence of prescribed liability insurance based on risk. Should production require exclusive use of parkland, staff time or other district resources, a permit, park reservation and associated fees apply.
- For film permits, please complete and submit a BPRD Commercial Film/Photography/Videography Permit Request.
- For photo or film productions requiring insurance, learn more about the Certificate of Liability Insurance requirements.
Questions about using a park or facility for a commercial shoot? Contact the Marketing Department for questions.
There is free Wi-Fi at all District indoor facilities. Parks and trails are unlikely to have Wi-Fi.
For other matters, contact our Community Relations team help regarding: