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West Linn Parks and Recreation invites all get out and enjoy the city parks. Today they share information about splash parks, which will be needed as the weather warms.

COURTESY PHOTO  - The splash pad at Robinwood Park is a popular spot during summer.

West Linn Parks and Recreation is proud of the variety of parks available for use by the community. Robinwood Park, located at 3600 Fairview Way in West Linn, is a prime example.

Robinwood Park is a verdant 15-acre property with seven acres developed and the rest as natural open space. Park features include a playground, open turf area, basketball court, restrooms, walking trails and small skate park. The skate area has a rail, grind box, quarter pipe and bank.

This park also boasts one of the city's five spray parks.

While the park celebrated a grand opening in 2011 it is still a lesser known park.

Vehicle access is from the end of Fairhaven Way, contributing to a more secluded feeling and absence of traffic noise.

This park is recommended for reflective walks, honing your skate skills and keeping cool in the summer.

Additional spray parks are located at Hammerle Park (1505 Lewis St.), Marylhurst Heights Park (1800 Valley View Drive), Tanner Creek Park (3456 Parker Road) and Willamette Park (1100 12th St.).

Spray parks are operational Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Until school is out for summer break Hammerle Park will only be operational on weekends.

Please note that bicycles, skateboards, scooters and dogs are not allowed on the spray pads.

Don't miss these events:

  • Tonight, May 2 — Play Oregon Trivia at the Willamette Ale & Cider House, 1720 Willamette Falls Drive in West Linn, starting at 7 p.m. This is an all ages venue, so anyone and everyone can participate. Prizes will be awarded. Event runs to approximately 8:30 p.m.

  • Last minute tickets are available for the Mother Son Spectacular taking place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. May 10 at the Adult Community Center. Tickets are $20 per person.

    Registration information:

    Details on programs offered by West Linn Parks & Recreation can be found at westlinoregon.gov/parksrec. You may register by internet, mail, or drop-off at City Hall. 22500 Salamo Road. Call 503-557-4700 for more information.

    For questions about classes through the Adult Community Center call 503-557-4704 and speak with Tiffany or Dawn.

    Terri Jones is a Recreation Coordinator II for West Linn Parks and Recreation.

    Another look at West Linn parks.

    Peaceful spaces like this can be found in many of the parks maintained by West Linn Parks and Recreation.


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