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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...

May 18 | ACTION NEEDED: How you can help

A message from Rebecca Kay, President, SOAC Director Black has asked the APRC Commissioners (each individually) to re-prioritize the 15 or so Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) that were in the budget prior to the Covid-19 pandemic. They will be doing...