Board Seeks Input on Willamalane Future

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Residents have a chance to give input to shape the future of Willamalane Park and Recreation. The group is hosting a public input session so it can figure out how to shape its strategic plan. The original plan was adopted in January 2014 and will be updated and presented to the Willamalane … Continue reading »

Stand Down for Veterans

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — There was a big show of support for those who have put their lives on the line for our country. Hundreds of vets, many of them homeless, turned out for Friday’s Stand Down in Springfield at the Willamalane Center. There was everything from clothes, glasses and a warm meal, to information about … Continue reading »

Willamalane Spring Break Activities

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Some kids spent the first day of their spring break having fun at Willamalane. The recreation center is offering crafts, exercise, and even space station exploration activities. For those who wanted to have fun in the sun Monday kids also played some group games out in the field. Willamalane is offering activities … Continue reading »

Show Displays Work From Autistic Artists

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A new local art exhibit is shedding light on some unique artists. The Best of Autism Artism show will be displayed at the Willamalane Adult Activity Center this year. Organizers say work was drawn from more than ten years of shows by artists with Autism and the pieces aren’t just from the … Continue reading »

Bocce Ball Courts Open at Willamalane

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – Willamalane Center for Sports and Recreation will open two new outdoor bocce ball courts Saturday, September 21. The 12 feet by 90 feet courts will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. They are free to use for Willamalane Center members and $5 for adult nonmembers and $3 for youth and senior … Continue reading »

Election Night Party At Willamalane

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Looking for something to do during Election Night? If so, you may want to head down to the Willamalane Center in Springfield, where they’ll be hosting an Election Night Party. With cooperation with the Lane County Elections Office, the free event will announce all federal, state, and county results immediately as they’re released. Many large … Continue reading »