Alerts

Updated 8/11, 1 p.m.

Program Alerts

Fall Childcare
  • As the upcoming school year approaches, Willamalane has had to make difficult decisions about childcare offerings. This fall, many childcare programs will be limited or unavailable at the beginning of the school year. We understand this is not what many families were hoping to hear, but we hope this information helps you make realistic plans. See full program information.


Facility Alerts

Labor Day Hours: Monday, Sept. 5
  • Bob Keefer Center will be closed.
  • Camp Putt will be open from 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Splash! at Lively Park will be open from 1-5 p.m.
  • Willamalane Adult Activity Center will be closed.
  • Willamalane Park Swim Center will be closed.
  • The Labor Day holiday may impact program schedules. Please double-check whether your program or class is scheduled.
Annual Fall Closures
  • Willamalane Adult Activity Center will be closed from Aug. 29-Sept. 5.
  • Willamalane Park Swim Center will be closed from Sept. 6-Sept. 24.
  • Splash! at Lively Park will be closed from Sept. 26-Oct. 22.

Camp Putt Fall Hours
  • Camp Putt will begin fall hours on Tuesday, Sept. 6.

    Monday-Thursday: Closed 
    Friday: 4-8 p.m.
    Saturday-Sunday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.


Park Alerts

Canoe Canal  Maintenance Project
  • From Aug. 1-14, Willamalane and the City of Eugene will make repairs to the Canoe Canal at Alton Baker Park and Eastgate Woodlands. Water levels are scheduled to be reduced at this time. Recreational uses such as paddle boarding, boating, and fishing may be impacted during this project.

Douglas Gardens Playground Closure
  • The playground at Douglas Gardens Park will be closed for improvements from July 18-Aug. 13. The closure dates are weather-dependent and subject to change. Check back here for updates.

Parking Lot Closures
  • The Ruff Park parking lot will be closed on Aug. 15 for seal coating.
  • The Quartz Park parking lot will be closed from Aug. 16-19 for seal coating.
  • The parking lots on the Mill Race Path Booth Kelly and Jasper Road trailheads will be closed from Aug. 16-19 to restripe parking spaces
  • The parking lot at Eastgate Woodlands and Heron Playground, off of D Street, will be closed from Aug. 22-23 to restripe parking spaces.
  • The parking lot at Willamalane Park Swim Center will be closed from Sept. 6-9 for seal coating.

Avian Influenza
  • Some wild birds in our area have tested positive for avian influenza (HPAI). While the risk to human health is low, Willamalane is working with partners to monitor parks and natural areas. To keep yourself and others safe, please do not feed any birds in parks. If you come across any sick or deceased birds in parks and natural areas, report them to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife at 866-968-2600 or wildlife.health@odfw.oregon.gov. Do not touch the birds.

    Willamalane staff will also report deceased birds found in parks and natural areas and follow proper removal and disposal procedures. 
Park Restrooms
  • The bathrooms at Booth Kelly Trailhead, Guy Lee Park, and Meadow Park are closed.

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