Public Health Advisory

COVID-19 Operations for High/Orange Risk Level:
Parks and trails remain open.
Juniper Swim & Fitness Center: Open – swim reservations needed. Dry fitness activities temporarily closed.
Larkspur Community Center: Open – reservation only. Senior social activities closed.
The Pavilion: Closed for ice season. Roller begins April 12.
The Art Station: Open – registration needed.
Other facilities/offices: Closed.
Recreation programs offered.
Childcare and virtual classes continue.

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Board meeting summary for April 6

The BPRD Board of Directors met virtually on April 6 to hear project updates from staff in work session. A... Read More

April 7, 2021

BPRD shares river planning survey results

Bend Park and Recreation District is planning for recreational access and riparian habitat restoration at parks along the Deschutes River,... Read More

April 7, 2021

BPRD seeks coaches for youth lacrosse and softball teams

The Bend Park and Recreation District is excited to offer youth spring sports and is seeking volunteer coaches for lacrosse... Read More

March 19, 2021

Bend Park and Recreation District waives costs for Veterans Village

The Bend Park and Recreation District Board of Directors authorized a waiver for the Veterans Village project at its public... Read More

March 17, 2021

Larkspur Community Center to open April 5

Bend Park and Recreation District is delighted to announce that Larkspur Community Center: Home of the Bend Senior Center will... Read More

March 16, 2021

Bend Park & Recreation District opens new trail connection to Shevlin Park

In time for the change of season, there’s a new trail section open that connects Discovery Park to Shevlin Park... Read More

March 15, 2021

Summer recreation program registration opens April 20

With warmer days and anticipated improved public health conditions on the way, Bend Park and Recreation District is opening registration... Read More

March 15, 2021

Bend Park and Recreation District hiring now for 35 positions

The Bend Park and Recreation District is hiring more than 35 positions and interested applicants are invited to apply now.... Read More

March 12, 2021

May Arnold and Bend’s First Park

Excerpts from an article originally published in Deschutes County Historical Society’s March 2019 Homesteader Newsletter By: Vanessa Ivy, Deschutes Historical... Read More

March 8, 2021

Memories of Ice Skating on Shevlin Pond

By: Wayne Smith Wayne is a retired BPRD director of recreation services Shevlin Park Ice Skating –   circa 1970’s, 80’s,... Read More

February 23, 2021