Parks and Recreation

Free Firewood at Cemetery

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Free firewood is available at Olney Cemetery, 865 Tutuilla Road

First come, first served.  You need to load the wood and haul yourself.

Winter-Spring Activity Guides Are Out

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The Winter-Spring activity guides are OUT NOW! It has been distributed through the schools and to local businesses.

You can find digital copies on our website and print copies at the Parks and Rec office, 865 Tutuilla Road, (the mailbox by the door has them 24-7). You will find all kinds of amazing information, so check it out today!

Come skate with Santa

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Come skate with Santa!!!   He will make his appearance and be available for candid photos this Saturday, December 16 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Ice Skating Rink located in Roy Raley Park

Activities and games on the ice for kids. Bonfire and warm drinks, too! Come on out to the ice rink for this new event! 

FEE: $2.50   SKATE RENTAL: $1     Saturday is Family Skate Day!  $12 for family 5:30-8 PM 


Halloween Carnival

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The Parks and Recreation Departments invite you to come down to the Pendleton Convention Center on Tuesday, October 31st for a FREE Halloween Carnival!!

Get creative with those costumes and come show us your stuff. Say “trick-or-treat” and enjoy lots of new games and prizes as well as candy, pop, and popcorn.

Doors open 5:00 to 7:30 p.m.  For Ages: 0-13  There is no fee, this is a FREE EVENT

FREE Movies in the Park

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The popular FREE Movies in the Park series begins this Saturday with shows beginning at dusk every Saturday (skipping July 15th) through July 29th. This Saturday's movie is "Sing" and is brought to you by Pendleton City Club. A concession stand will be open with candy, soda, popcorn and hot dogs and pizza available at a nominal cost. Spread the word. We hope to see you there.

Ice Rink Christmas Break Schedule

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The Roy Raley Ice Skating Rink is now open! Admission is $2.50 to bring your own skates or $3.50 with skate rental. The ice rink is open 7 days a week. Monday-Thursday 3-6 p.m., Friday 3-8 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday Noon to 8 p.m. Concessions available during open sessions.

CHRISTMAS BREAK December 19– January 1 HOURS WILL BE 12:00 pm-8:00 pm


Community Halloween Carnival

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Join us for this year's annual Halloween Carnival at the Convention Center Monday, October 31 from 5:00- 7:30 p.m. Admission is FREE thanks to all of the generous donations and community support!

Music In The Park

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Next Wednesday, July 27, marks the first night of the 2016 Wednesdays In The Park FREE concert series. We have an even more amazing line-up of musicians than last year and we’re pretty excited. Come down to Roy Raley Park at 6:00 pm, bring comfy chairs or blanket, the kids, and plan to have dinner and enjoy the tunes! Great Pacific will be serving pizza, beer and wine and Delicious Dogs will be serving hot dogs, of course. We’ll be down there for five Wednesdays – last concert is 8/24.

Destination Hardwood Tournament

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Pendleton Parks and Recreation is hosting a 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament on July 23rd and 24th.

For more information on the tournament, visit the Pendleton Parks and Recreation website.


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The Pendleton Parks Commission 7 members appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by Council and 5 ex-officio members; 4 year terms; expiring in December each year; 1 ex-officio member to be from the School Board and 1 from the Planning Commission.

If you have interest in being part of the Pendleton Parks Commission, please fill out the Commission Application and submit it to Donna Biggerstaff. You may drop it off at 500 SW Dorion Avenue or email it: