Alerts

Two-week Freeze
After thoroughly reviewing the new statewide two-week freeze measures announced on Friday, November 13, Willamalane will be making temporary but significant changes to its current operations. Childcare, parks, and virtual programs remain open. However, our public indoor facilities are closing to the public and most recreation programs will be canceled. Full facility and program closures are available below.

Facility updates
The facilities will operate as follows beginning Wednesday, November 18:
  • Bob Keefer Center fitness center, multi-purpose courts, and wood courts will close. 
  • Willamalane Park Swim Center will close. 
  • Splash! At Lively Park will close.
  • Willamalane Adult Activity Center will close the woodshop, computer lab, and gift shop (virtual gift shop will remain open).
  • Outdoor sports courts remain open. 
  • Parks and playgrounds remain open.
Programs that will continue to run: Programs that have been canceled or rescheduled:
  • In-person Turkey Stuffer (Virtual still available)
  • In-person fitness and group exercise (Fitness at Home still available)
  • All tennis programming
  • All aquatics programming
  • Two50 youth center
  • Woodshop
  • In-person gift shop (Virtual still available)
  • Senior social activities
  • Kayak roll 
  • Dog and puppy obedience
  • Urban homesteading
  • Adult recreation classes
  • Youth basketball skills
  • My first sports
  • Middle school athletic skills
  • High school athletic skills
  • Young chefs - Dec. 1 class rescheduled for Dec. 22
  • My first dance - Dec. 1 class rescheduled for Dec. 11
  • Youth dance - Dec. 1 class rescheduled for Dec. 11
Other Closures
  • Thurston Hills Natural Area biking trails are closed for the season. Hiking trails are open. See the closure map here.
  • Camp Putt is closed for the season.
  • Some park restrooms are closed due to COVID-19 restrictions.
  • Indoor sports and basketball courts due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Here are few tips when going outdoors:
Do...  
  • If you're able to maintain a six-foot distance from others, enjoy the outdoor areas near your home.
  • Enjoy solo physical activities or those with members of your immediate household such as walking, biking, and running. 
  • Wear a mask if you do go outdoors.
  • Open doors and windows to get fresh air while remaining inside. 
Don't...  
  • Participate in contact sports.
  • Visit crowded areas.
  • Go outside if you're sick.

Updated 11/17 at 11:30 a.m.
 
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