September 27, 2011

Lifeguard Position Open

Chehalem Aquatic and Fitness Center has a part-time position open for Lifeguard/Water Safety Instructor. For details, go to our employment opportunities section.

September 26, 2011

Fun October CARE Excursions

No school? No problem! All-day CARE will be offered from 6:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Oct., 6, 7 & 14 at

  • Mabel Rush Elementary School CARE Site (grades 1 - 5) at 1441 Deborah Rd. in Newberg – (503) 209-0368
  • Chehalem Community Center CARE Site (ages 3 - 6) at 502 East Second St. in Newberg – (503) 538-1079


  • 10/6 Safari Sam’s - leaving at 10 a.m. and returning by 12 p.m.
  • 10/7 OMSI - leaving at 8:45 a.m. and returning by 2 p.m.
  • 10/14 Sweet Oregon Berry Farm Pumpkin Patch - leaving at 9:30 a.m. and returning by 12:30 p.m.
Please provide a home lunch. We will provide snacks, activities, games, and fun.

September 23, 2011

Great Willamette Clean Up at Chehalem Paddle Launch

8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Sat., Oct. 8

Free Canoe and Kayak rental and Free T-Shirt

Take part in this 187-mile effort to clean up the Willamette: A river that is essential to life in Oregon. Bring your kids, family & friends. Earn enough river karma to last a year. Meet other river-loving enthusiasts, have fun, and get an awesome, FREE event T-shirt.

Click Here to Register for the Chehalem Paddle Launch River Clean Up

  • Clean up takes place on water (by kayak, canoe or SUP) and on land (by bicycle and foot).
  • Chehalem Paddle Launch is one of 16 different site locations throughout Oregon.
  • Each location has specific recreational modes used – so make sure you sign up for the right one you are looking for.
  • We have 22 free seats in canoes and kayaks. PFD’s will be provided. Reservations will fill quickly, so sign up today.

September 21, 2011

Final weekend of Chehalem Paddle Launch

Thank you to everyone who made the first season of the paddle launch a success.

The final day of the 2011 season will be Sunday, Sept. 25th. Please note special hours on Saturday, Sept. 24th are 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

CPRD will participate in the Great Willamette Clean-up on Saturday, Oct. 8th. Details will be coming soon.

September 14, 2011

Community School Programmer Position Open

CPRD has an opening for a part-time Community School Programmer. You can find the details on the employment section of our website.

Solicitation for Bid

Cultural Center Parking Lot Construction

The Chehalem Park and Recreation District is requesting bids for the construction of a parking lot at the Chehalem Cultural Center which is located at 415 E. Sheridan St., in Newberg, Oregon. Bid packets are available at Chehalem Park and Recreation District Offices located at 125 Elliott Rd., Newberg Oregon. Bids will be accepted up until 1pm, Thursday September 22, 2011, at the same district office. If you have questions, contact Don Clements, Superintendent at 503-537- 4165.

September 9, 2011

Paddle Launch still open - note reduced hours

Good news, paddle enthusiasts: Chehalem Paddle Launch will stay open weekends until the weather turns unfriendly to water recreation. Please note hours are now 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Questions? Call Chehalem Aquatic & Fitness Center at (503) 537-2909.

George Fox U Serve Day 2011

George Fox students lended us many helpful hands again this year. Check out the newly planted flowers along 99W at the edge of Hoover Park, improvements at the paddle launch, and landscaping at the Adult Enrichment Center. To view the photo album, go to our Facebook page. Thank you GFU!

September 8, 2011

Gymnastics Open Gym

Whether you are new to gymnastics or returning, join us for an open house from 2 - 4 p.m. Sat., Sept. 17th at Chehalem Armory, in honor of National Gymnastics Day.  Take a tumble on the Tumble Trak and enjoy all four events - floor, vault, bars and beam.


September 2, 2011

Party in the Park is Sept. 11th

The Dundee Community Committee is busy planning this year's event. It will be held Sunday, September 11th from 12 pm - 4pm.

Plan on
  • Games and prizes for the kids
  • Free ice cream
  • Face painting
  • Dundee Summer Market
  • Children's Recycled Art Contest
  • 4-H Petting Zoo
  • CPRD of course!