Adult Activities

Erickson City Park

Covered picnic area, running water, electrical outlets, barbeques, horseshoe pits, tennis court, basketball court, play equipment and swings. Park available for picnics, family reunions, class reunions, etc. Check with City Hall, 795-3203 for availability and fees.


Longview Parks and Recreation Department

Programs for preschool, youth, teens, families, adults, senior adults and specialized recreation include: sporting events and leagues, arts and crafts, dance, special events, cultural activities, music, educational programs, exercise, fitness, technology, language and enrichment.  Fees vary with each activity. Scholarships and reduced payment programs are available to youth residents of Longview or Kelso city limits.  The Parks and Recreation quarterly brochure is distributed four times a year. It is available at businesses and public locations.


Teen Volunteer Program - PeaceHealth St. John

Community involvement program for youth ages 14-18. A four-hour a week commitment can involve: greeting patients, transporting patients and equipment, escorting patients and documenting your activities. A three month commitment is requested. A 2.7 G.P.A. is required, as well as a 6-hour orientation and letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor or pastor. Adult volunteers are welcome too. Please call the office for application process.


W.S.U. Cowlitz County Extension

Informal research-based education to the community in the areas of: 4-H Youth Development; Leadership Development; Food Safety and Nutrition; Horticulture and Natural Resources; Family Budgeting; Clothing and Textiles; Parenting; Composting and Recycling; Working with Volunteers; Master Gardener Clinics.  Education is provided by workshops, written publications, one-on-one responses to phone calls, newsletters and volunteer outreach.