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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

Skateboard Program

Online Registration

What's NEW with Skate?

Objectives of PP&R Skate Programs:

  • Get up on board by exploring skateboard anatomy, functions, and stance
  • Foster safer skating through practice of stance, falling and bailing out
  • Encourage spacial awareness and critical thinking with skatepark etiquette
  • Boost confidence and ability with balance, mechanics and control
Summer 2015 Skate Clinics & Classes, goes through September!
Date Day/Time  Activity Ages   Location
9/3-10/1 Th, 4pm-4:45pm Shred the Park 5-7  Pier Park
9/3-10/1 Th, 5pm-5:45pm Shred the Park 7-13  Pier Park
9/4-10/2 Fri, 3:30pm-4:15pm Shred the Park 4-7  Sellwood Park
9/4-10/2 Fri, 4:30pm-5:15pm Shred the Park 6-13  Sellwood Park
9/12 Sat, 9:30am-11:30am First Time Clinic 5-11  Mt.Scott CC
9/12 Sat, 11am-3pm PP&R Skate Day - FREE! 5-12  Gabriel Park
9/12 Sat, 1pm-3pm PP&R Skate Jam - FREE! (Pre-register, contest spaces limited) 7-12 Gabriel Park
9/12 Sat, 1pm-3pm Skill Clinic 7-13  Ed Benedict Park
9/19 Sat, 10am-12pm First Time Clinic 5-11  St. Johns CC
9/19 Sat, 1pm-3pm Skill Clinic 7-13 Pier Park
9/26 Sat, 10am-12pm First Time Clinic 5-11 Southwest CC
Fall 2015 Session A, 10/4-11/7
Date Day/Time  Activity Ages Location
10/5-11/2 Mon, 4pm-4:45pm Flatground Basics 5-8 Charles Jordan CC
10/5-11/2 Mon, 4:45pm-5:30pm Flatground Basics 6-8  Grout SCS
10/5-11/2 Mon, 5pm-5:45pm  Flatground Basics 8-13  Charles Jordan CC
10/6-11/3 Tue, 4:45pm-5:30pm Flatground Basics  6-8  Grout SCS 
10/6-11/3 Tue, 5:30pm-6:15pm Flatground Basic 9-11  Grout SCS 
10/7-11/4 Wed, 4:30pm-5:15pm Flatground Basics 5-8  St. Johns CC
10/7-11/4 Wed, 5:45pm-6:30pm Flatground Basics 7-13 St. Johns CC
10/8-11/5 Th, 3:15pm-4pm Flatground Basics  6-10 Southwest CC
10/9-11/6 Fri, 3:30pm-4:15pm Flatground Basics  4-7  Sellwood CC 
10/9-11/6 Fri, 4:30pm-5:15pm Flatground Basics  6-13  Sellwood CC
10/10 Sat, 10:30am-12pm Board Anatomy & Maintenance Clinic   6-14 Southwest CC
10/10 Sat, 1pm-2:30pm First Time Clinic 5-11 Southwest CC
10/17 Sat, 12:30pm-2pm First Time Clinic  5-11  Sellwood CC
10/24 Sat, 10am-11:30am Skateboarding - Skill Clinic  7-13  St. Johns CC
11/7 Sat, 12:30pm-2pm Skill Clinic  7-13 Sellwood CC
Fall 2015 Session B, 11/9-12/18
Date Day/Time Activity Ages Location
11/9-12/14 Mon, 4pm-4:45pm Flatground Basics 5-8 Charles Jordan CC
11/9-12/14 Mon, 4:45pm-5:30pm Flatground Basics 6-8 Grout SCS
11/9-12/14 Mon, 5pm-5:45pm Flatground Basics 8-13 Charles Jordan CC
11/10-12/15 Tue, 4:45pm-5:30pm Flatground Basics 6-8 Grout SCS
11/10-12/15 Tue, 5:30pm-6:15pm Flatground Basics 9-11 Grout SCS
11/12-12/17 Th, 3:15pm-4pm Flatground Basics 6-10 Southwest CC
11/12-12/17 Th, 5:15pm-6pm Roll Out 5-8 Mt.Scott CC
11/12-12/17 Th, 6:15pm-7pm Roll Out 7-13 Mt.Scott CC
11/12-12/17 Th, 7:15pm-8pm Roll Out: Trick Time 12-16 Mt.Scott CC
11/13-12/18 Fri, 3:30pm-4:15pm Flatground Basics 4-7 Sellwood CC
11/13-12/18 Fri, 4:30pm-5:15pm Flatground Basics 6-13 Sellwood CC
11/14 Sat, 10am-11:30am First Time Clinic 5-11 St. Johns CC
11/18-12/16 Wed, 4:30pm-5:15pm Flatground Basics 5-8 St. Johns CC
11/18-12/16 Wed, 5:45pm-6:30pm Flatground Basics  7-13 St.Johns CC
11/21 Sat, 9:30am-11am  Board Anatomy & Maintenance 6-14  Sellwood CC 
11/21 Sat, 1pm-2:30pm First Time Clinic   5-11 Southwest CC
12/5 Sat, 1pm-2:30pm Skill Clinic  7-13 Southwest CC
12/12 Sat, 10am-11:30am First Time Clinic  5-11 St. Johns CC
12/12 Sat, 12:30pm-2pm First Time Clinic  5-11 Sellwood CC