THPRD to host virtual town hall to discuss summer programs
Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District will host a virtual Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, May 19, from 6 to 7 p.m., to discuss summer programming, which is expected to begin in July.
The event, which will be held via Microsoft Teams, will allow the public to give input and ask questions.
"This is such a challenging time for everyone and as we make plans to revise our summer programming, we want to listen to the public about your needs and concerns, so we can adjust our summer plans to best serve you. We really appreciate people joining us for the Town Hall," Felicita Monteblanco," THPRD board president, said in a news release.
In addition to the Town Hall, THPRD will host a community survey beginning on May 11 on its website, thprd.org.
The parks district is also hosting several focus group sessions with community partners, regular users of summer programs, camps and classes, and non-English speakers.
Meanwhile, an update on THPRD's summer programming will be publicly announced on June 1 on the district website while summer camps and programming are anticipated to begin in July with all events conforming to the public health orders issued by the state.
The district offers more than 400 camp options, the most popular being sports camps and nature-based camp, according to Holly Thompson, THPRD communications director.
On April 20, THPRD announced that the remainder of its 2020 spring term classes had been cancelled and refunded program fees though April 28 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A total of 6,000 people had signed up for those estimated 2,100 spring term classes and programs.
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