Auburn Recreation District

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 ...

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 ...