Redmond Area Park and Recreation District (RAPRD) has been serving the greater Redmond community for nearly 40 years, providing exciting recreation opportunities for all ages, interests and abilities. Their comprehensive and inclusive program offerings represent the diverse recreation pursuits that this spectacular region has to offer. Their mission is to promote a healthy, vibrant and engaged community by providing excellent recreation and enrichment opportunities for all. Just take one program and you will be hooked on this outstanding community resource.
RAPRD currently operates a variety of facilities, parks, trails and recreation areas in addition to hosting activities and programs at Redmond community parks and in partnership with the Redmond School District.
Cascade Swim Center (CSC), located on Rimrock Drive next to Redmond High School, is the community’s only public aquatic facility. This year-round facility offers a wide variety of aquatic activities, from aqua-aerobics to swim-lessons and beyond. The CSC facility also furnishes a spa, as well as seasonal wading pool and spray park for refreshing fun during Central Oregon’s hot summer months. In addition to their daily schedule of aquatic fitness and recreation activities, the CSC facility can be rented at reasonable rates for private pool parties.
The acre park area surrounding the Cascade Swim Center is the perfect place for a fun family picnic. Community members and visitors are welcome to enjoy the grounds, with sand volley ball, horse shoes and a basketball court, free of charge.
The RAPRD Activity Center, at its new location on Canal and Odem Medo, is a newly renovated sports, fitness and recreation center. The Activity Center offers the community a wide variety of exciting activities. A broad assortment of fitness equipment, a gymnasium with aerobics classes, racquetball court, children’s activities, on-site locker-room facilities and more are all available at the RAPRD Activity Center.
In addition to their two main facilities, RAPRD operates several open-air recreation sites, including the forty acre High Desert Sports Complex north-east of Redmond off Negus Way. This outdoor complex has three softball fields, soccer fields, an airstrip for radio controlled model airplanes, and a BMX bike track.
RAPRD an outstanding partnership with the City of Redmond, The Redmond School District and various other community minded organizations to bring new and innovative recreation opportunities to the area. They are dedicated to continuing to enrich the lives of the community they serve by providing quality, inclusive programming, clean and safe facilities and enjoyable parks and open spaces.
To find out more about all the Redmond Area Parks and Recreation has to offer, please visit us online at www.raprd.org, peruse our seasonal activity guide or call us at 541-548-7275.