Auburn Recreation District

Recreation Ramblings: Mike Lynch joins ARD board; schedule full of summer fun

Welcome Director Lynch! If you didn’t catch the news, Mike Lynch was sworn in as a new director at the Auburn Recreation District. The ARD board went through an exhaustiv ...

Mike Lynch in as new Auburn Rec District director

A former State Parks superintendent and current member of the Placer County Visitors Bureau board, Mike Lynch is the Auburn Recreation District’s new director. Lynch, an Aub ...

Auburn Bike Company relocates to site that offers more visibility

Having his own bike shop is a lot more than a business for Curtis Christensen. “I’m an ex-pro mountain biker,” he said. “I’ve been cycling since I w ...

The summer scramble for childcare begins

Summertime – It may make you think of long, leisurely picnics at a favorite swimming hole, catching an outdoor film in the park, or roasting S’mores over a campfire und ...

Reader Input: Service day a rousing success

The first Auburn Community Service Day was a rousing success as 65 volunteers descended on Recreation Park ready to clear eight Auburn properties in preparation for fire season. ...

Curt Smith a leader on Auburn Recreation District board

Curt Smith, an Auburn Recreation District board member since 2006, turned a love of sports into community activism that lasted through his final days. In ill health, Smith continu ...

Recreation District considers renaming two of Auburn's parks

What’s in a name? Well, that totally depends on how familiar you are with Auburn-area parks. The two most popular area parks, Recreation and Regional Parks, are often confus ...

Reader Input: High time we rename parks

As a former creative writing teacher I attended a recent board meeting of the Auburn Recreation District to propose that the names of Recreation Park and Regional Park be changed. ...

Reader input: ARD made the most effective decision

Regarding Peter Kolster’s March 19 letter, “ARD has done disservice to Auburn,” ARD had multiple public hearings about the need to provide pickleball courts for t ...

Reader Input: ARD has done disservice to Auburn

A meeting was held by the Auburn Park and Recreation Committee at 4 p.m. to listen to the concerns of turning the tennis courts 1 and 2 into pickleball courts. It became apparent t ...

Meadow Vista Arboretum: Achievement in flower

A small strip of Meadow Vista Park bordering Ragsdale Spill has its own path circling through towering native oaks, flowering bushes and wire-encircled plantings. The approximately ...

Meddlers Report – March 3

The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...

Auburn tennis courts to give way to pickleball play

Pickleball under the lights at North Auburn’s Regional Park has been given the go ahead – over the objections of some tennis players who are losing courts to make way. ...

Another View: ARD volunteers and the loss of the dog park steward

Many public, non-profit and private organizations in the Auburn area benefit from this community’s wonderful spirit of volunteerism. The Auburn Recreation District is certain ...

Auburn Recreation District mulls Lake Clementine power plant opposition

The Auburn Recreation District will weigh the pros and cons of opposing a hydroelectric plant proposed by a Canadian company for Lake Clementine at the North Fork Dam. The idea of ...