Auburn Recreation District

Another View: Breaking down the argument for big boxes

It is sad when our public elected officials take our public land at North Auburn's DeWitt Center and turn it into big-box stores. The Home Depot kind of snuck by me, and now ac ...

Projects galore for 2015

The spring and summer of 2015 will find lots of construction activity in ARD parks. Three of the already approved and ready-to-go projects are detailed below. All dates are weather ...

Bocce ballers eagerly anticipate new courts

Our local Sierra Hills Branch 79 SIR Organization has been working with the Auburn Recreation District (ARD) for several months to have a bocce ball facility here in Auburn. On N ...

Reader Input: Pickleball efforts are appreciated

I want to “talk up” the individuals serving on the board of the Auburn Recreation District. They have over the years, worked tirelessly to promote recreation and numero ...

Give thanks where thanks is due

The Auburn Recreation District recently hosted its 3rd annual Great Obstacle Race at Regional Park. This year’s course was the largest and most difficult to date. The array o ...

Recreation District in a pickle; never rely on assumptions

One of the lessons that is repeated through childhood and well into adulthood is to never make assumptions. I am sure everyone has heard the catchy phrase about what happens when y ...

Wheeling in fiesta fare

Attendees queue up to check out the menus and sample dishes during the second annual Auburn Recreation District Food Truck Fiesta at Recreation Park Friday evening. The event fea ...

Food truck set to draw big crowd

Vendors are getting ready for Auburn Recreation District’s second annual Food Truck Fiesta this Friday. Last year, the popular event brought more than of 1,000 people to Rec ...

Project, defend, empower and shine at 'Sister to Sister Intensive'

“When sisters stand shoulder to shoulder, who stands a chance against us?” That was asked by Australian poet Pam Brown, and this week in Auburn, girls ages 11-15 will ...

Want to beat the heat? It’s no sweat

When people think of a hot summer’s day — like those forecast through the rest of the week  — they often picture the cool of their local pool. Auburn fa ...