The following locations are official stops on the 2016 Journey to the Center of Albany summer passport program:
Albany Regional Museum
136 Lyons St. SE Albany, OR
Located in historic downtown, the museum welcomes everyone to explore local history. Tuesday-Friday 11am-4pm, Saturday 12-5pm
Albany Antique Mall
145 2nd Ave SW, Albany, OR
Antiques, collectibles, and vintage clothing boutique.
Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 12pm-5pm
Albany Downtown Association
126 Ferry St. SW, Albany, OR
Where you can find more information and coupons for shopping and restaurants. It’s all happening in Historic Downtown Albany!
Albany Fire Station #14
2850 Gibson Hill Rd NW, Albany, OR
Come out and learn about fire safety, and the loan a life jacket program for family water fun.
Albany Regional Museum
136 Lyon St. S, Albany OR
Located in historic downtown, the Museum welcomes everyone to explore local history.
Tuesday-Friday 11am-4pm, Saturday 10am-2pm
Albany Saturday Farmer’s Market
4th and Ellsworth, Albany, OR
Items include baked goods, fruit, vegetables, and flowers. Enjoy the beautiful outdoors and take home a piece of Oregon agriculture.
Albany Train Station-Amtrak
110 10th Ave SW, Albany OR
All Aboard! Walk on in to the train depot and visit with the station manager to learn about all of the workings of a locomotive!
Albany Visitors Association
110 3rd Ave SE, Albany OR
For information about each destination on the passport and beyond, come check out the Albany Visitors Association and start exploring!
A Step Above Hobbies (ASAH)
1193 Santiam Rd SE, Albany OR
Stop in and explore everything from RC cars, planes and helicopters, to plastic model kids and supplies, to model rockets and trains, and even Pinewood Cars!
Albany Airport – Infinite Air Center
525 Aviation Way, Albany, OR
In 1998, the Albany Municipal Airport became to first airport in Oregon to be named the National Register of Historic Places. Infinite Air Center, the FBO, offers demo flights, scenic flights and flight instruction.
Summer Hours: Sunday-Friday 8am-6pm, Saturday 8am-8pm
Albany Community Pool
2150 36th Ave SE, Albany, OR
Enjoy the cool water of Albany Community Pool on those hot summer days.
COOL Swanson Pool
Swanson Pool: 750 Railroad St SE, Albany, OR
The pool includes a playground-style structure in a “zero-depth” play area. The main feature is the big twisty slide. A lifeguard is on watch at the catch basin of the pool so children of all ages can safely enjoy the slide.
Mon-Fri 1-4, MWF 5-7, Tues & Thurs 5-8, Sat & Sun 1-5
Albany Community Pool: 2150 26th, Albany OR
Downtown Carnegie Library
320 Ferry St SW, Albany, OR
Summer Reading Program: Kids of any age up to 12th grade may register and count the days they read or listen this summer to win prizes!
Monday- Friday 10am-6pm
G2 Fun Zone
223 2nd Ave SW Albany OR
Indoor bounce houses, party room, infant area, free Wi-fi, and more!
Mon-Wed 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Fi-Sat 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
222 First Avenue W. Albany OR
The Gallery Calapooia is our newest passport partner and hot spot. Their special sticker will go on the Café Sirene spot so now you can get your whole page filled up. It features several local artists in a variety of mediums bringing imagination, color and texture to our lives. It might just be a spark of inspiration for the budding artist in you!
Open Tuesday-Saturday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
1895 14th Ave SE, Albany OR
Become a part of the Heritage Mall Kids Adventure Club with access to exclusive Mall events, gifts and new friends. Start your adventure today by joining other members just like you!
Historic Carousel and Museum
250 Broadalbin St. SW, Two Rivers Market, Albany, OR
The carousel will feature 52 animals and two chariots. All animals are hand-carved and hand-painted,by dedicated volunteers. Tours available. Admission is free.
Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm, Wednesdays until 9pm
Mid-Willamette Family YMCA
3311 Pacific Blvd SW, Albany OR
The Y offers swim lessons, youth sports, and summer day camp! Kids have fun while they learn how to make new friends, build new skills, and grow in self-reliance.
Monteith House Museum
518 Second Ave SW, Albany, OR
The oldest building in town! It was built by Thomas & Walter Monteith in 1849. It is said to be the most authentically restored pioneer era home in Oregon. Admission is free.
Wednesday- Saturday 12pm-4pm
Knights Baseball at Goss Stadium
430 SW Langton Pl, Corvallis, OR
Affordable family fun June through August at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Visit the website for promotions and schedule. corvallisknights.com
401 First Ave. W. Albany OR
Dedicated to providing quality dancewear, shoes, accessories, and the proper fitting of pointe shoes. The first stop in your dance journey.
Tuesday-Saturday 12 p.m.-6 p.m
321 2nd Ave SW, Albany, OR
A first-run movie theatre with 200 seats, that offers a unique atmosphere and venues. Children and families welcome before 7, available for rentals and special events.
201 SW 2nd Ave, Albany OR
Paint your own pottery in the heart of downtown Albany. Classes and party space is available.
Talking Water Gardens
500 Waverly Dr NE, Albany OR
A constructed wetland built by the cities of Albany and Millersburg and ATI. It has become a destination for walking, wildlife watching, and environmental education.
Open sunrise to sunset all year long.
Thompson’s Mill State Heritage Site
32655 Boston Mill Dr, Shedd OR
Thompson’s Mill chronicles the past 10 years of Oregon rural life. It is the oldest water-powered grain mill in the state: its system of water ways, dams, control gates, ditches, and dikes has moved water from the Calapooia River to the mill head gates since 1858.
Waverly Paddle Boats
Pacific Blvd and Albany Ave, Albany OR
Paddle boats are available to rent for $5 per half hour. It’s fun for the whole family out on the water in the summer sun.
Open Thursday and Fridays from 12pm-6pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am-4:30pm
Earn bonus stamps at these summer events:
Summer Passport Kick-off Event, June 13 10 am – 1 pm, Albany Regional Museum
Midsummer Arts Festival, Saturday Aug. 6, 10 am – 2 pm
ATI NW Art & Air Festival, Aug. 26-28, various schedules dusk till dawn
Enjoy your summer 2015 Journey to the Center of Albany!
See the full the 2016 Program