HELP US ENSURE RECREATIONAL BOATING'S FUTURE IN OREGON

OUR MISSION

Oregon Families for Boating is a community of boating enthusiasts, clubs and local small businesses dedicated to ensuring boating opportunities are accessible to all Oregonians.

By developing best practices, maintaining waterway access rights, educating the community, promoting safety, and supporting sound environmental stewardship, we ensure recreational boating’s future in Oregon.

LATEST NEWS

Inaugural Oregon Boating Advocacy Day 2024
Your Testimony is Needed! Act Now and Support for SB 1590
Oregon Boating Community Commend Bipartisan Legislation to Restore More Recreational Boating Access in Newberg Pool

WHAT WE DO

We support the 160,000+ families across Oregon that enjoy recreational boating and 400+ local companies that depend on their business.

Advocacy

As a unified group, we make sure state lawmakers hear our collective voice. Our community organizers, lobbyists and lawyers work together to advocate for reasonable and responsible access to Oregon’s waterways for motorized and non-motorized sports.

Education

To foster a responsible environment on our waterways, we educate boaters about courteous behavior to ensure every moment on Oregon’s waterways is safe and enjoyable for all.

Environment

As stewards of the environment and the communities where we live and work, the recreational boating community continues to advocate for environmental protection and safety throughout our waterways.

OUR SUPPORTERS

NEWBERG POOL VIRTUAL TOUR

Matt Radich, President of Active Water Sports, and Bryan McLean, Co-owner of Northwest Boat Sports take viewers on a tour of the Newberg Pool, arguably one of the most highly regulated bodies of water in Oregon. See why Senate Bill 1071 is a crucial step in the right direction to restore reasonable public access to the Newberg Pool - supporting local families and small businesses.

OREGON RECREATIONAL BOATING IMPACT

$2.3 B

ECONOMIC IMPACT

8,838

JOBS SUPPORTED

416

BUSINESSES SUPPORTED

$25 M

CONSERVATION + INFRASTRUCTURE

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OUTDOOR REC ACTIVITY

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