Medford Parks & Recreation Foundation

Here to enhance the quality of life for all the people of Medford.


  • Bear Creek Park
  • Prescott Park
  • Neighborhood Parks
  • And More!
  • Parks Uncorked
  • Medford Sports Hall of Fame
  • Multicultural Fair
  • And More!
  • Board Opportunities
  • Volunteer for Events or Committees
  • Neighborhood Park Projects
  • Donate Funds


The mission of the Medford Parks Foundation is to establish partnerships to finance and promote the value, use and benefits of Medford parks, recreational facilities and programs.

Olsrud Playground
Photo Credit: Jim Craven


Raising funds

to support park and recreation programs, facilities, and services.


the value and benefits of our city parks and recreation programs.


opportunities for partnerships with other community organizations.


park programs that educate our community, especially our youth.

About Us

Medford Parks & Recreation Foundation

The Medford Parks and Recreation Foundation, a nonprofit 501(c)(3), was established in 2005. The Foundation raises funds, fosters partnerships, and advocates in support of specific projects and activities that benefit our City parks and recreation programs. 

The Foundation is funded primarily through support by individuals, groups and businesses who are committed to the preservation and expansion of youth and adult programs as well as the City park and trail system.
Prescott Park
Olsrud Playground at Bear Creek Park
Photo Credits: Jim Craven


& Recent Happenings

Here is the place to find the latest news from Medford Parks & Recreation Foundation.
Kids Playing With New Hoop at Jackson Pool

Foundation Funds Floating Feature for Loads of Fun at Jackson Pool


In 2020, City of Medford maintenance staff had to remove the Jackson Aquatic Center diving board — the last original “fun”...
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Olsrud Family Community Playground Pickets Availble

Bear Creek Park, Uncategorized

During and after last season’s community build of the new Olsrud Family Community Playground at Bear Creek Park, many of the key...
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Foundation Awards New Life Jackets for Jackson Aquatic Center


At the February foundation board meeting, board members unanimously approved the City of Medford, Jackson Aquatic Center’s request to...
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Public parks are a good indicator of how much we care about ourselves, seniors, children and local families.

They are one of the wisest long-term investments we can make in our community. When we show interest in our parks, we attract and create jobs, build and enhance neighborhoods, and keep ourselves and our children healthy. Your gift to the Medford Parks Foundation is a critical part of that investment.
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