Auburn Recreation District

Reader Input: Hats off to the helpful folks

Auburn is a wonderful city with many options of activities for area families. For the past four years, the Auburn Summer Movies Nights committee has hosted free movies at Central ...

Editor's Notebook: Norman Rockwell would have been proud

I found myself doing something the other night that I hadn’t done in at least 20 years: After a long day at the office, I settled in for a nice, long municipal public hearing ...

Bike track opponents, backers go ’round and ’round

The Auburn Area Recreation and Park District (ARD) Board of Directors has been seeking public input since early September on the proposed construction of a pump track at one of ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Auburn Home Show opens Friday; School board president steps down; ARD to hear about bike track again and “The Pirates of Penzance”

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: The fall version of the Auburn Home Show kicks off Friday. Reporter Andrew Westrope is talking to home show organizers and vendors about this fall&rsqu ...

Reader Input: Recreation must be sited with care

A pump track is a great addition to the community as is a skate park that can bring hours of enjoyment and benefit to people of all ages. Unfortunately, as has been learned from ...

Tasmanian pen pal pays visit to Skyridge Elementary in Auburn

Discovery Club students at Skyridge Elementary participate in a pen pal program with a school in Tasmania. When they heard that one of their pen pal’s families, the Sayers, w ...

Reader input: Pump track location still undecided

Tuesday’s Journal article (“Bike park drive gains traction,” Sept. 3) regarding Auburn Recreation District’s proposed pump track, while technically correc ...

Auburn bike park drive gains traction

Efforts to build a new bike park in Auburn are moving closer to securing an Overlook Park site. Auburn Recreation District officials heard Thursday that the U.S. Bureau of Rec ...

Auburn bike park Overlook Park bid gains traction with feds

  Efforts to build a new bike park in Auburn are moving closer to securing an Overlook Park site. Auburn Recreation District officials heard Thursday that the U.S. Bureau of ...

Auburn Endurance Challenge gears up for comeback

The City of Auburn is teaming with the Auburn Recreation District to resuscitate and reinvigorate an old event that strived to make the average citizen feel more a part of the Endu ...

Auburn parks district honing long-term building plans

    A bocce ball court, new bicycle pump track and developing new parkland in North Auburn are on an Auburn Recreation District wish list that the public is getting a c ...

Reader Input: Smoking, park use don’t mix

So (Auburn Recreation District board member) Gordy Ainsleigh cited an “F” grade from the American Lung Association for not banning smoking in our parks. I wouldn’ ...

Recreation District board rejects smoking ban in Auburn parks

  Smokers will be able to keep lighting up in most Auburn parks following the Auburn Recreation District board’s rejection of an attempt to ban cigarette use. Director ...

Smoke-free Auburn parks attempt suffers setback

  An Auburn Recreation District committee is recommending no change to regulations that currently allow cigarette smoking in parks. The district’s policy committee, co ...

Auburn Recreation District close to sealing deal on new parks

  The Auburn Recreation District is closing in on an agreement to secure a prime piece of parkland in North Auburn from Pacific Gas & Electric Co. The 22-acre parcel is ...