Auburn Recreation District

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 ...

Residents voice concern at PG&E efforts to thin thickets near canal system

Residents are concerned about the removal of several large trees along a canal system in the Meadow Vista area. The canal is part of a Pacific Gas & Electric hydroelectric su ...

Costs considered key to North Auburn community center study

What cost a community center? With the prospect of a $100,000 feasibility study on a joint senior-community center in North Auburn moving forward, construction and operating costs ...

Getting friendly with fresh air

Summer is eagerly awaited by kids and sometimes dreaded by parents, but with Auburn’s large number of summer activities, the season can be stress-free for everyone. During ...

Recreation District’s Envision Expo seeks to empower, educate and enrich women

It’s not for women only. After all, any event that features food, technology, auto repair, martial arts and rocket fuel (OK, it’s a nutritional drink) is going to attra ...

Pickleball players to soon get their day on court

Just what the heck is pickleball? According to Wikipedia, “Pickleball is racquet sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis.” The NBC Nightly ...

Nothing trivial about this fundraiser

The Auburn Branch of AAUW held its third annual Trivia Bee fundraiser for our scholarship program on March 29. We had a rousing, happy, entertaining time, especially two-time winne ...

User groups still at odds over bike park location

Auburn Recreation District directors and staff are working to find a way to keep cyclists and horseback riders safe if a bike park is built at Canyon View Park. ARD directors ...

Reader input: Consider all factors in bike track plan

I attended the meeting at Auburn Recreation District concerning the bike track and listened to all the arguments against it versus a couple of people who are for it. One of those w ...

ARD board votes to begin environmental review of pump track

The Auburn Recreation District board of directors voted Thursday night to begin a legally required environmental analysis on a proposed bike pump  ...

Placer County moves to secure parkland near Colfax

Placer County has moved to secure riverfront parkland near Colfax from Pacific Gas & Electric Co., while the Auburn Recreation District isn’t far behind on two Auburn-are ...

Reader Input: Bike park better sited at Regional

The new bike park could be the jewel in the crown of Auburn Recreation District’s attractions if it were located at the 24-acre open space at Regional Park and not at the Mai ...

Reader Input: Trail site poor choice for track

Auburn Recreation District (ARD) is developing a pump track for mountain bikes (“ARD unanimously OKs bike park location,” Journal, Dec. 20, 2013). This is a good idea ...

Reader Input: Bike park comments inflammatory

Richard Hadley’s column (“Bike park project needs environmental review,” Reader Input, Feb. 28) raised several potential risks with Auburn Recreation District&rsq ...

Proposed county levy irks ARD directors

Auburn Recreation District directors are up in arms over a $137,000 fee that is being proposed by Placer County in order to expand the parking lot at Hidden Falls Regional Park. T ...