March 25, 2015

Pool Renovation Public Meetings Scheduled

We are pleased to announce the following public meetings have been scheduled to be held in the meeting room at Chehalem Aquatic & Fitness Center. If you have any questions, call 503.537.2909.

Special Interest Stakeholder Meetings with pool architects - The following meetings will focus on specific areas of interest. These are public meetings, but we anticipate attendance will be limited to people who have special interest in these topics. 

Wed., April 15
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.   Topic: Fitness Center, Weight Room, and Land Aerobics
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.   Topic: Swim Lessons
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.   Topic: Lap Swim

Thurs., April 16
9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Topic: Water Exercise
11 a.m. - Noon     Topic: Weight Room Classes
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.   Topic: Senior Swimmers
2:00 - 4:30 p.m.   Topic: Aquatic Staff
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.   Topic: Water Polo
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.   Topic: Swim Team

Wed., April 22 - GENERAL PUBLIC MEETING WITH POOL ARCHITECTS - All are welcome and encouraged to attend
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

March 10, 2015

Women's History Lunch with George Edmonston Jr.

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Monday, March 30
Chehalem Senior Center
Limited seating - Reservations required.
Call 503.537.9404 or 503.538.1490 by Tuesday, March 26 to reserve your spot.

March 9, 2015

Mother's Day Tea at historic Parrett Mt. Farmhouse

On Mother's Day Eve, after you take your mother to our special Community School plant sale project or bring her a craft project that you build at it, take her for a sit-down tea on the mountain. Please make reservations now.

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Sat., May 9th - Mother's Day Eve

2015 Community School Plant Sales

We have a great selection of lovingly raised plants for your consideration, at terrific values. Stop by and help benefit our Community School program. Community School showcases are public variety-style performances in which students demonstrate what they have learned in Community School activities - playing musical instruments, dancing, singing, choir, even cool math tricks and dog obedience.

2015 Easter Egg Hunts

Mark your calendar for the annual Easter egg hunts!

February 26, 2015

Spring Sports Dates

Chehalem Park and Recreation District spring sports programs are now starting, as registrations are closing.

Girls’ Fast Pitch Softball team placement will take place on Sunday, March 1. Teams will be announced the following week.

The first practice for Middle School Track (grades 6 to 8) will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, March 9, at GFU track stadium. A parent meeting will take place at the same time and within the same location.

Registration is now on a case-by-case basis for Youth Lacrosse (boys and girls grades 3 to 8), depending on the league. Practices will start the week of March 9th. Coaches will contact participants directly with details.

For more information, visit the CPRD website at, or contact Mike Garrity at 503-537-2909 or

February 18, 2015

Director Mike McBride named SDAO Outstanding Board Member of the Year

Special Districts Association of Oregon (SDAO) awarded Mike McBride the 2014 Service Award for the Board member category - in other words, Board member of the year. Mike was honored at the annual SDAO awards banquet on Feb. 7 in Eugene, with several CPRD directors in attendance. A special tribute video was shown. 

Mike has served on the CPRD Board of Directors since 1983, giving him the most seniority. He is a 
self-employed Farmers Insurance agent. He is also chairman of fundraising for Newberg Kiwanis, and has been voted Kiwanian of the Year twice.

Two of the Board's accomplishments that Mike is especially proud of during his tenure are the creation of Chehalem Senior Center and Chehalem Glenn Golf Course.