Maintenance & Rate Change Information: September 2017

The Aquatic Center will close for annual maintenance September 5th through the 18th. Current pass-holders, three month and annual passes, will have their memberships extended the length of the closure.

Starting September 18th, Aquatic Center rates will take effect. Pricing will increase for all forms of admission, including three month and annual passes, so buy and renew passes now to purchase them at the old rate. Sports team members will no longer need to buy a pass from the Aquatic Center to participate in their sport.

Click the links below to learn more about our rate changes.

Our Rates are changing Rate Change Team FAQs

Indian Creek Trail Detour Due to Culvert Work

Indian Creek Culvert Under Construction

The Hood River News posted an article about the culvert repair.  It can be found HERE.

The Indian Creek Trail access by Dutch Brothers and the Columbia Gorge Community College is temporarily closed due the culvert work on the Indian Creek trail.

You can access the trail by Dutch Bros via Union Street in order to take the trail down towards Hazel Street of the 7th Street Stairs.  If you want to access the trail by the Columbia College, take College Way to meet up with the trail.



Scheduled Power Outage

The aquatic center is scheduled for a power outage / maintenance from 11pm Wednesday July 5th through 7am Thursday July 6th. Morning Masters workout Thursday is cancelled. The pool will be open for it’s scheduled time at 8am. Pools may start slightly colder than usual.

Invitation To Bid







Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District is soliciting bids from qualified contractors for furnishing all materials, equipment, labor, and services for the construction of the Golden Eagle Park Project. The project includes demolition of existing structures, preparation and construction of a 98 stall parking lot, multipurpose/bocci/pickleball courts, bathroom/septic system, picnic structures, lighting, and other miscellaneous features.


Sealed bids will be received by Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District, Issuing Office, 1601 May Avenue, Hood River, OR 97031, Monday through Friday – 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM – until 2:00 PM on May 16, 2017 (Bid Closing). Bids will be opened immediately after the Bid Closing. The person designated for receipt of bids is: Mark Hickok, District Director.


Bid Documents may be obtained or reviewed at the Issuing Office. A non‑refundable fee of $150.00 will be required for each set (add $35.00 if return mailing requested).


Pre-qualification applications under ORS 279C.430 are required and must be submitted by May 11, 2017. The work classes to be pre-qualified for the project include: Heavy Civil Earthwork, HMA Paving, Concrete Work, Aggregate Placement, Court Construction, Utility Work including Power/Water/Sewer, Erosion Control/Stormwater Management.



The project is for a public work subject to ORS 279C.800 to 279C.870 or the Davis-Bacon Act (40 USC 3141 et seq.).



Publish:                Hood River News, Saturday, April 22, Wednesday, April 26, and Saturday, April 29, 2017


Minimum of one time advertisement in Daily Journal of Commerce

Summer Swim Lesson Registration

Our Summer Swim Lesson Registration begins at 12:00 pm on Monday, April 24th. You can enroll online or stop by. All sessions and classes, both morning and evening will be available. First come first serve.