Parks and Recreation

The McMinnville Parks and Recreation Department offers diverse recreational opportunities through year-round events and programs for McMinnville residents of all ages.


From youth and adult sports to special interest classes and workshops, from senior adult programs and services to community-wide special events and summer concerts, from after-school enrichment opportunities for elementary school aged children to aquatic programs including swim lessons, lap swimming and fitness classes, there truly is something for everyone.

Three main recreational facilities serve the McMinnville community. The McMinnville Aquatic CenterCommunity Center and Senior Center. Various programs and recreational opportunities are planned and scheduled at each facility. Our facilities are also available for business related or private rentals.

The McMinnville Parks and Recreation Department also plans, develops and manages an assortment of neighborhood and community parks that provide recreational sports venues, skateboarding, small and large group picnic areas, interesting and unique playgrounds and play features, hiking trails, open space and natural areas.

Parks & Recreation Now Offers ActiveNet Online Registration!

McMinnville residents asked for a more convenient way to register for classes, and it's finally here! We are pleased to implement the ActiveNet Online Registration option! Here's what you need to do:

Refer to the pdf file below for help in setting up your account.

Then click here to register online! 

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Since 2012, the McMinnville Parks and Recreation Department has allowed, by permit, metal detecting in city parks.  And, during these past few years, it has been evident that metal detecting by permit holders was performed responsibly and with care to protect city parks from damage.  Therefore, t