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Recreation gift card is perfect present for everyone in family

LO Parks and Recreation activities


Are you looking for the perfect stocking stuffer? Trying to think of something new and different to give to your loved ones this year? Give the gift of recreation this holiday season.

Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation offers gift cards for a wide variety of classes for all ages. Try out various dance classes, art classes, sport camps, golf, tennis and much more. Visit the Luscher Farm to sign up for some fun on the farm. This will surely be the best gift yet!

Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation Scholarship Program — The Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation Department offers a limited number of partial scholarships for city and school district residents needing financial assistance. Resident applicants may receive up to 50 percent off the cost of a program, up to a maximum of $50 per class, maximum $160 per person per fiscal year (July 1-June 30) and a maximum of $300 per fiscal year per family.

A completed application must be submitted 10 calendar days prior to the program start date for processing. For more information and to apply, visit lakeoswegoparks.org or call 503-635-0282 .

To make a donation to the scholarship fund, visit lakeoswegoparks.org and enter “scholarship” in the keyword field to help support and give back to our community. The scholarship program is dependent upon donations from groups and individuals and a limited amount of funding is available. Many thanks to the generous online donations of class participants and to our major sponsors from the Lake Oswego Women's Club and MOMS Club.

Winter Break Fencing Camp — Learn the exciting Olympic sport of fencing. Fencing develops agility, stamina and coordination. Students will learn the basic skills of the sport during winter break. Join in on the quick action and fun. Age 6 to 12, Wednesday through Friday, Jan. 2 to Jan. 4, 5:30 to 9 p.m., $95.

Nia Try-it-Out Day at the Lakewood Center — Black belt Nia instructor Carol Kaplan will host a free tryout class. Come join us for some invigorating exercise then add nia to your fitness schedule by purchasing a drop-in option or signing up for one of the many classes offered. This full-body workout combines martial arts, dance and healing arts. Through movement you will find health. Age 16 and older, Jan. 6, 8:45 to 9:55 a.m.

Class registration information

Pre-registration is required for nearly all parks and recreation classes and activities. Class information is in the “Discover Active Living” catalog, available at the West End Building, also online at lakeoswegoparks.org. You may register by Internet, mail (at Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation, West End Building, 4101 Kruse Way, Lake Oswego, 97035), drop off materials during business hours at the WEB, fax to 503-697-6579 or phone 503-675-2549. Non-residents generally pay more than fees shown. Scholarships are available for Lake Oswego residents; call 503-635-0282.




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