BRG | Feb 1, 2024 | 0
THPRD News: Save the Date for Spring Registration!
In-district registration begins on Saturday, February 25 at 8 am for spring offerings. Out-of-district registration follows up on Monday, February 27. Plan your spring activities early and reserve your spot!
Calling all Coaches – Volunteers Needed: Coaches for year-round youth athletic leagues are needed to volunteer. Give back to your community and inspire youth by creating a positive environment that promotes self-confidence and self-esteem.
- Basketball: Winter, Spring, and Summer for grades 5-12 and
- Volleyball: Fall and Summer for grades 4-12
Splash for Life: Please help us get children back in the pool. Donate to the Tualatin Hills Park Foundation’s Splash for Life fundraiser and help 440 Beaverton students in-need receive 10 FREE swim lessons. Please consider donating at www.thprd.info/thpfdonate.
FREE Screening of Buffalo Soldiers – Fighting on Two Fronts Screening: Please join us on Wednesday, February 18 from 12 – 3 pm. Garden Home Rec Center is hosting a FREE screening and Question/Answer Session with the film’s Beaverton based director, Dru Holley. The film depicts the history of African American soldiers known as The Buffalo Soldiers, through a multitude of diverse perspectives.
Winter Fitness in the Park: The Winter Fitness in the Park schedule is available at www.thprd.org and new FREE classes are available every week in park now through March 18.
Ridgewood Park Dog Run Coming Soon: THPRD is working to install a permanent fenced off-leash dog run at Ridgewood Park. We are completing the design and permitting process. Construction is anticipated in Spring 2023.
Beaverton Creek Trail Earns Metro Funding: Metro approved more than $2 million in funding for THPRD’s Beaverton Creek Trail project. This funding will help cover the final engineering, permitting, and construction of the future trail. It will develop a 1.5-mile off-street trail from the Westside Trail to SW Hocken Ave through a mixed commercial and residential neighborhood in the Central Beaverton area.
Lifeguarding and Junior Guard Classes continue through the Winter and Spring: Classes focus on developing swimming skills to help participants meet the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training course prerequisites and improve stroke technique. The camp and class introduce participants to lifesaving skills, including in-water rescues, rescue tube use, first aid, CPR, and AED skills (no certifications). Learn more here: http://www.thprd.org/activities/aquatics/lifeguard-training-and-certification.
Nature Center: The Tualatin Hills Nature Center is now open six days a week. It is open Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, and Saturday, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm.
Visit www.thprd.org/events/ to find out more information about all these events and more!