Sunriver, Oregon visitors are enjoying a new water-park this summer. The new $18-million dollar Sunriver Homeowners Aquatic & Recreation Center (SHARC) opened on Memorial Day Weekend. The year-round facility is 33,000 square feet.
The SHARC offer a multitude of activities including: outdoor and indoor pools, lazy river, water slides, social hot tub, tot splash & play areas, event space/amphitheater, fitness center (SROA owners only), cafe, park, picnic areas, playground, bocce ball, basketball, year-round tubing hill.
SHARC is located on a 22-acre site between Beaver Drive and Overlook Road, bordered on the south by Theater Drive.
SHARC Admission: Memorial Day-Labor Day
- Adults (18 & older): Free with 2012 SROA Owner ID or guest pass / $25 general public
- Children (4-17) & seniors (60+): Free with 2012 SROA Owner ID
- or guest pass / $20 general public
- Tubing only: Free with 2012 SROA Owner ID or guest pass / $15 general public
This summer, visitors are finding other improvements in Sunriver including a new building for the Village Bar & Grill.
If you go, check out the free Concerts at Sunriver’s SHARC Amphitheater on Sundays from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM.
The nonprofit Sunriver Music Festival is also coming up in August and features concerts and a dinner/auction on August 5th.
Sunriver is a planned residential and resort community southwest of Bend in Central Oregon. Located near the base of the Cascade Mountain range, Sunriver’s 3,300+ acres (approximately 5.12 square miles) are part of Deschutes County.