Ashland Parks and Recreation

New pool, no new taxes in the work for Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore.– The City of Ashland could see resurfaced tennis courts, new pickleball courts and a rebuilt Daniel Meyer Pool taking place as soon as next year. Ashland City Council approved a nearly $3 million revenue bond measure Tuesday night that will go …

Amendment to Japanese gardens proposed to city council

ASHLAND, Ore. – Ashland Parks and Recreation proposed an amendment to the approved Japanese garden plans in Lithia Park Monday evening at the Ashland City Council meeting. The new plan incorporates two existing Douglas fir trees. In January, those trees became a sticking point …

Local group pushes for new bike park in Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. — Local mountain bikers are working to get a new skills park in Ashland. Rogue Valley Mountain Bike Association (RVMBA) is asking Ashland Parks and Recreation commissioners to build a new mountain bike park. The group said Lincoln School would be …

Ashland skate park closes bathrooms due to vandalism

The Ashland Parks and Recreation Commission has closed the community skate park’s bathrooms because of ongoing vandalism. They say there have been a number of situations where the bathroom has been vandalized and repaired, just to get vandalized again. “That is something …

Ashland votes ‘no recall’ in special election

ASHLAND, Ore.–  An effort to recall Ashland’s Parks and Recreation commissioners has failed. Official results are still pending but at last check the results show about 70 percent of around 5,800 Ashland residents who voted were against recalling Jim Lewis, Mike Gardiner and …