Featured Stories

Girls Rock Camp ramping up

SUBMITTED PHOTO:  - RMC Studios is offering Girls Rock Camp through Lake Oswego Parks and Rec.

Get creative

Girls Rock Camp. Release your inner barracuda and join RMC Studios on an exclusive Girls Rock Camp, offered through Lake Oswego Parks and Rec. Learn how to play various instruments including drums, guitar and keys, all while immersing yourself in the world of girls and women who rocked the music industry. Ages, dates and times vary. Cost is $140.

Recording and Music Technology Camp. Have you ever wanted to learn about recording your own music, making beats or experimenting with effects pedals? This camp is for you. Learn all about music technology and how to navigate music recording computer programs. Students are encouraged to bring their own instruments. Ages 8-12, 9 a.m.-noon June 15-19. Cost is $140.

Get moving

Mini-Ballerinas. Join instructor Laura in this popular class focused on musicality, self-confidence and ballet. Students learn proper positions, turns, kicks, sequences and dances in a fun environment. Ages 4-6, Thursdays, 4-5:15 p.m. June 18-23. Cost is $51.

Jazz Dance for Kids. This jazz-focused class fills up fast, folks. Dancers learn the basics of jazz dance including kicks, turns, pivots, flexibility, dances and terminology all while building skills and self-confidence. Ages 6-9, Thursdays, 5-5:50 p.m. June 18-July 23. Cost is $43.

Go LO Tennis Camp. Improve your groundstrokes, volleys and serves. Learn strategy and play lots of fun games. Advanced beginner level and up. Ages 9-12 attend Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon June 15-18, $200. Ages 13-18 attend Monday through Thursday, 12:30-4 p.m. June 15-18. Cost is $230.

Get interested

Manners Matter. Good manners are so much more than saying “please and thank you.” Children are taught to set the table using plates, glasses, utensils and napkins. They also practice proper greetings and handshake, the polite way to enter a conversation, being a polite host and guest and how to write thank-you notes. Good manners are practiced throughout the week and then experiences are shared in class. Ages 5-7 attend 9:15 -10:45 a.m. June 20 and 27. Ages 8-10 attend 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 20 and 27. Cost is $60.

Spanish. If you are planning a trip, need to learn Spanish for work, or just want to learn a beautiful language, these fun and laughter-filled classes provide you with 10 weeks of knowledge. Beginning classes introduce the alphabet, pronunciation, sentence structure, and conjugation. Intermediate and advanced classes continue with reading and comprehension exercises. No matter your skill level we’ve got a class for you. Ages 16 and older, available Fridays or Thursdays, June 18-August 28. Cost is $65.

Registration Information

Pre-registration is required for nearly all Parks & Recreation classes and activities. For more information or to register, call 503-675-2549 or go to loparks.org. You can also register by mail or by dropping by during business hours: Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation, West End Building, 4101 Kruse Way, LO, 97035. Non-residents generally pay more than fees shown. Scholarships are also available for Lake Oswego Residents.



Local Weather

Partly Cloudy


Lake Oswego

Partly Cloudy

Humidity: 32%

Wind: 5 mph

  • 6 Jul 2015

    Sunny 93°F 60°F

  • 7 Jul 2015

    Partly Cloudy 94°F 60°F