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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

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Park Rules

General Park Rules

  • No alcoholic beverages
  • No smoking
  • No skateboards, rollerblades, shopping carts
  • No littering, graffiti, and vandalism
  • All dogs must be on leash and picked up after
  • Bicycles must be walked
  • Permits are required for events and organized activities
  • Amplified sound requires a permit. Call 503-823-8087 to inquire

For a complete list of Director Park Rules, see Portland City Code PRK-1.11
Report park concerns or compliments at www.parkscanPDX.org


Fountain Etiquette & Rules

  • Swimsuits, swim diapers or clothing is required
  • Dogs are not allowed in Teachers Fountain per City Code 20.12.140
  • Bathing or personal grooming is not allowed
  • Parents/guardians/counselors/responsible adults are asked to supervise children while in the fountain area
  • For safety, please do not stand on the round dedication ball
  • Please refrain from bringing glass containers in or near the fountain
  • In the event of thunder or lightening, the fountain will be turned off and evacuated for 30 minutes or until safe

Periodically, the fountain may be turned off for events.


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