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Willamalane Park & Recreation District


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About Us

Willamalane Park and Recreation District maintains and operates five recreation facilities and 47 parks and natural areas totaling nearly 1,500 acres. Highlights include 10 waterfront areas, 37 miles of hiking and biking trails, 9 turf and 4 synthetic sports fields and 27 playgrounds. Willamalane offers recreation programs to people of all ages and abilities. Created by voters in 1944, Willamalane is a special tax district, separate from the city of Springfield, with its own boundaries. It is governed by a five-member, elected board of directors and managed by a district executive director. Online information is available at

Rep/Contact Info

Whitney Hoshaw
Products Marketing Manager
  • Phone: (541) 687-2347
Greg James
Board of Directors, Vice President
Ryan Taxara
Program Manager, Early Childhood & Youth Programs
  • Phone: (541) 736-4508
Dani Thompson
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Michael Wargo
Executive Director
  • Phone: (541) 736-4006
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Kenny Weigandt
Community Engagement Director
  • Phone: (541) 736-4531

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