Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District officials are bringing back monthly passes for facilities like pools and gyms.
Starting Aug. 16, visitors will have the option to purchase a general pass for drop-in activities like pools, gyms, walking tracks and cardio rooms; or a deluxe pass for all activities, including instructor-led classes. Discounted passes are available for THPRD healthcare partners.
Monthly passes range in price from $34 to $145. Discounted pricing is also available for youths, seniors and military members who reside within the park district boundary, according to THPRD officials.
The passes were temporarily halted following the COVID-19 shutdown, and even after facilities opened back up, due to contact tracing requirements, said THPRD spokesperson Holly Thompson. Even after those requirements were lifted, THPRD was left in a position where "going back to normal" didn't happen as quickly as they would have liked.
"Sixteen months of closures had a really devastating impact on our budget." Thompson told Pamplin Media Group earlier this month.
In September, the Elsie Stuhr Center for seniors will once again welcome members of the community who are 55 and older.
Details are still being finalized, but staff are working toward a tentative Monday, Sept. 13, reopening date, officials said.
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