Parks and Recreation

Pioneer Park Closed Saturday, May 5

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Pioneer Park will be CLOSED on Saturday, May 5 from 8 am to 12 pm for the First Annual Volunteer Park Cleanup Day!!

We will be cleaning up Pioneer Park Saturday, May 5,  2018, 8 am — lunch (free BBQ lunch provided to volunteers who sign up in advance)

Community Members are invited to help us show Pioneer Park some extra TLC by painting, weeding, small repairs, fence maintenance, and more. Wear paint/work clothes and shoes. All supplies and materials provided. 


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The Parks Department has received a report there are several snakes in the rocks by the levee about a 1/4 mile from the little league park. As a precaution, please be aware that they are there and keep yourself, your family, and your pets off of the rocks. Stay on the levee pathway/River Parkway.

Thank you so much to the citizen who reported this information to us. You all see things that we do not, and when you send the information to us, we can then spread the word to a larger audience.

Parks and Cemetery Office 541-276-8100

Arbor Day Free Tree Giveaway

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Pendleton Parks and Recreation is giving away free tree seedlings this Saturday, April 14 from 10 am to 2 pm at Walmart (grocery entrance).

You can choose from four varieties: Ponderosa Pine, Water Birch, Quaking Aspen, and Red-Osier Dogwood.

The seedlings are about a year old and free of charge, so please come get one to plant in your yard or on the farm.

It is our way of celebrating Arbor Day with our annual Arbor Day Free Tree Giveaway!

Recreation Center Closed, Sunday April 1st.

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The Pendleton Recreation Center will be closed Sunday, April 1 in honor of Easter. NO OPEN GYMS will take place on this day.

Olney Cemetery closed Thursday, March 22nd

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Due to the large wind gusts in the area currently, and in the interest of public safety, Olney Cemetery is closed off to the public this afternoon, March 22, 2018. We anticipate reopening on Friday morning, March 23, 2018, at 7 am 

Free Firewood at Cemetery

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Free firewood is available at Olney Cemetery, 865 Tutuilla Road

First come, first served.  You need to load the wood and haul yourself.

Winter-Spring Activity Guides Are Out

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The Winter-Spring activity guides are OUT NOW! It has been distributed through the schools and to local businesses.

You can find digital copies on our website and print copies at the Parks and Rec office, 865 Tutuilla Road, (the mailbox by the door has them 24-7). You will find all kinds of amazing information, so check it out today!

Come skate with Santa

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Come skate with Santa!!!   He will make his appearance and be available for candid photos this Saturday, December 16 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Ice Skating Rink located in Roy Raley Park

Activities and games on the ice for kids. Bonfire and warm drinks, too! Come on out to the ice rink for this new event! 

FEE: $2.50   SKATE RENTAL: $1     Saturday is Family Skate Day!  $12 for family 5:30-8 PM 


Halloween Carnival

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The Parks and Recreation Departments invite you to come down to the Pendleton Convention Center on Tuesday, October 31st for a FREE Halloween Carnival!!

Get creative with those costumes and come show us your stuff. Say “trick-or-treat” and enjoy lots of new games and prizes as well as candy, pop, and popcorn.

Doors open 5:00 to 7:30 p.m.  For Ages: 0-13  There is no fee, this is a FREE EVENT

FREE Movies in the Park

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The popular FREE Movies in the Park series begins this Saturday with shows beginning at dusk every Saturday (skipping July 15th) through July 29th. This Saturday's movie is "Sing" and is brought to you by Pendleton City Club. A concession stand will be open with candy, soda, popcorn and hot dogs and pizza available at a nominal cost. Spread the word. We hope to see you there.