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APRC Considers Tax Levy to Fund Parks

On Nov. 3, ’21, the Ashland Parks and Recreation Commission considered a proposal from parks Director Michael Black to explore a tax levy to fund APRC operations, and to proceed with evaluating the feasibility of forming a Parks and...

Tentative Agreement Reached on Pilot Swim Program

SOAC has successfully brokered a tentative agreement between the Ashland School District and Ashland Parks and Recreation Department to offer a Pilot Swim Program to a small number of students in May ’22, for swim lessons.  The full details...

New Pool Project Delayed – August 2021

Director Black and the Ashland Parks and Recreation Commissioners have determined that the project of rebuilding the Daniel Meyer Pool must be delayed, and so they have not allocated funds for it in the 2021-2023 biennium budget.  APRC simply...

Pilot Swim Program for Ashland Elementary Students

Based upon the results from the Red Cross Basic Swim Skills survey, conducted by SOAC in June, 2021, SOAC has requested that the Ashland School District consider implementing a Pilot Swim Program of elementary school students at some time...

June 17, ’21: Letter to Daily Tidings

Swimming skills save lives If you haven’t heard, the Daniel Meyer Memorial Pool has re-opened for business! Ashland Parks and Recreation’s plans of building a new and better pool remain in the works, though the pandemic has caused delay....

Pool Videos Continue to Draw Interest

The six videos created by Lithia Motors as part of its contribution to the SOAC campaign for a new pool in Ashland continue to draw attention. They share the history of the Daniel Meyer Memorial Pool, the health benefits...