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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

Free Summer Youth Pass & Teen Force

  • PdxParks TeenForce Activities See what we have to offer!

  • Teen Environmental Education Kayaking at the Best of City Nature Camp

  • Teen Environmental Education Outdoor adventures in Washington's Ape Caves

Register Now for the FREE Summer Youth Pass

All you have to do is register!  It's easy, fast and FREE!
Enjoy Scheduled Drop-in Activities at East Portland and Matt Dishman Community Centers

East Portland Community Center

July 20 - September 9, 2015
740 SE 106th Avenue  |  Portland, Oregon 97216

Register today!  From July 20 through September 9, admission to East Portland Community Center will be FREE for all registered youth, age 17 and younger. Registration takes less than five minutes and can be done at the center! Participants should complete the registration/waiver and bring it with them to the center if possible. Participants can also bring addresses and phone numbers for themselves and their parents or guardians; and information about health conditions, to complete registration on site. Please see the EPCC Summer Youth Pass schedule below for available times.

*Due to an already full schedule, pool use is excluded from Summer Youth Pass at EPCC. Limited use is available at the nearby Montavilla pool through August 26; Mondays, 7:10 - 8:40 PM; Tuesday and Thursdays, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM. 

Matt Dishman Community Center

June 15 - August 15, 2015
77 NE Knott Street  |  Portland, Oregon 97212

FREE access for all youth, age 17 and younger, is available at Matt Dishman Community Center from June 15, through August 15, including the pool! Registration takes less than five minutes and can be done at the center! Participants should bring addresses and phone numbers for themselves and their parents or guardians; and information about health conditions, to complete registration on site. Please see the MDCC Free Summer Youth Pass schedule below for available times.


TEEN FORCE
Portland Parks & Recreation offers exciting programs and activities for teens citywide!
 Teen Force strives to reflect the energy and excitement of the teens themselves in the awesome trips, classes, drop-in activities, events, and volunteer/service learning outings we program. These exciting adventures are planned by a team of 5 amazing Teen Services Coordinators housed at community centers around Portland. Teen Force sites include:

Many other Portland Parks & Recreation facilities and programs also offer fun and exciting opportunities for teens as well! If you can't find what you are looking for through Teen Force, check out your local community center and SUN community school to see what's happening. And don't forget our Teen Environmental Education program!