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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204

Recreation Activities

  • Swim play & lessons at 6 indoor pools year-round and 7 outdoor pools during the summer

  • Over 5,000 recreational classes & activities for all ages, abilities & interests

  • Theater, music, dance & art classes citywide

  • Senior Recreation offers trips, hikes, tours & activities for age 55+

Need a Scholarship?
Individuals, regardless of age, who require financial assistance can apply for scholarships to offset PP&R fees. To apply, please complete a Scholarship Application and return it to your preferred center or pool.

Volunteer!
Our recreation programs need assistance with youth and adult activities such as homework clubs, arts & crafts, sports & fitness, drama & dance, day camps - the list is endless! The staff at each of our program sites can discuss their specific volunteer opportunities with you.


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