Residents of and visitors to the Beaverton area have plenty of opportunities for fun and leisure. Through a partnership with Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District (THPRD), citizens and guests are treated to a bounty of natural, historic, and scenic views. Available swimming pools, tennis and basketball courts, softball and soccer fields, as well as golf courses provide outlets for friendly community competition. Facility rentals are available for large group gatherings, including meetings, picnics, family parties, and athletic events.
Formed in 1955, THPRD is the largest special park district in Oregon, spanning about 50 square miles and serving more than 220,000 residents in the greater Beaverton area. The district provides year-round recreational opportunities for people of all ages and abilities. Offerings include a wide variety of classes, 90 park sites with active recreational amenities, 60 miles of trails, eight swim centers, six recreation centers, and 1,400 acres of natural areas. For more information, visit THPRD, or call (503) 645-6433.
Popular recreational activities along the Columbia and Willamette Rivers include water skiing, camping, hiking, and fishing.