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Hillsboro Parks & Recreation 2019 Summer Activities Guide


Activities Guide

The Activities Guide is a tri-annual publication (Summer, Fall, Winter/Spring) containing informational pages highlighting programs, facilities and special events. Programs include fitness, sports, aquatics, art, music, theater, volunteer opportunities, nature programs and more! Guides are available at the Parks & Recreation Administration Office, the Hillsboro Civic Center, the Brookwood and Shute Park libraries, the Tyson Recreation Center, Outdoors In, the Community Senior Center, Shute Park Aquatic & Recreation Center and the Walters Cultural Arts Center.

 Front cover of the Arts Magazine.

HillsboroARTS Magazine

The HillsboroARTS Magazine is produced three times a year to inform our patrons and complement the Hillsboro Parks & Recreation Activities Guide. It includes information about arts and cultural events, programs and initiatives happening throughout the city. This publication will help you plan your schedule with our activities, events, and classes in mind.

Hillsboro Community Recreation Center Pre-Design Report Cover_Web  

Hillsboro Community Recreation Center Pre-Design Report

This Community Recreation Center Pre-Design Report was initiated for the Hillsboro Community Recreation Center to be located on a 20-acre site that is part of the 53rd Avenue Community Park Campus. This study included extensive public input, program verification, site analysis, development of a concept design for the Community Recreation Center, and update to the 20-acre Park Master Plan. The Parks & Recreation Commission accepted the Hillsboro Community Recreation Center Pre-Design Report in 2014.

In Full Bloom Newsletter

In Full Bloom Newsletter

The Hillsboro Community Senior Center produces a bi-monthly newsletter, In Full Bloom, with timely information about the Center and its supporting non-profit, Friends of the Hillsboro Community Senior Center. In Full Bloom keeps you informed on the Center's latest travel opportunities, upcoming classes, fitness schedules, support groups, and special events. The newsletter also contains calendars with Center activities and lunch menus in English and Spanish. The newsletter will help you keep track of all the many activities going on at the Center.

Indoor Facility Master Plan

Indoor Recreation Facilities Master Plan

The Indoor Recreation Facilities Master Plan was created to guide indoor recreation facility development over the next 20 years. The plan recommends a long-range vision for two new large comprehensive facilities at 53rd Avenue Park and in South Hillsboro as well as a new more specialized and smaller facility to be located in AmberGlen. Additionally, the plan recommends various degrees of remodel and additions to the SHARC, Senior Center, Walters Cultural Arts Center and the Jackson Bottom Education Center. The Parks & Recreation Commission adopted the Indoor Recreation Facilities Master Plan on April 23, 2013.

Hillsboro Parks & Trails Master Plan

Parks & Trails Master Plan

The Parks & Trails Master Plan is a community supported blueprint  for providing high quality parks and recreation facilities and services for all residents. The goals of this plan are to identify ways to develop existing sites to their greatest potential and best use, to identify remaining opportunities to add park land to the park system, and to look for opportunities to partner with others. This plan builds on the high quality park system and recreation services that Hillsboro residents and employees enjoy, providing a comprehensive plan for leisure services that respond to community needs now and into the future.

Hillsboro Parks & Recreation Swim Lesson Handbook

Swim Lesson Handbook

The Shute Park Aquatic and Recreation Center is committed to providing a safe, friendly, and inclusive learning environment for each individual wanting to learn swimming and water safety skills. They developed this Swim Lesson Handbook to assist you in answering some of the questions you may have. It will also provide you with several suggestions that may be beneficial to you and your child. There is also a section on the rules of the pool and FAQs about the entire swim lesson experience.

Trails Master Plan Trails Master Plan (October 2015)

A high-quality trail system is a marker of a community where it is pleasant to live, work, and play. The City has many opportunities to enhance its existing trails system. The Trails Master Plan recommends improvements that will upgrade the existing system where needed, fill in missing gaps, and connect to significant environmental features, schools, public facilities, local neighborhoods, other parks, and business districts throughout the region. The recommendation within this Plan includes 71 miles of new trail facilities resulting in nearly 98 miles of trails to serve our growing community.

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