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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

Southwest Community Center

  • Southwest Community Center

  • All group exercise classes are free with daily admission or active pass. Youth 13 years and older welcome. Call 503-823-2840!

  • Portland Public No School Days

  • Work for the Water! Aquatics is hiring. Click for more details.

  • Indoor Park Mon & Wed 1:30-3pm; Tue & Thu 10:30-12pm; Fri 10:30-12pm

  • Year-Round Skate Programs - Classes, Clinics, Camps & Private Lessons!

What's New

  • SWCC Will be closed on Thanksgiving, but join us Friday 11/25 for Guilt, Guts & Glory from 9-10am (all other Fitness Classes Cancelled)
  • Friday 11/25 SWCC Pool Will have open swim from 1-9pm.
  • Winter registration is open! Click here to see the online guide. 
  • See what's happening on Fit Bits, Camp Insider and The Leaflet

Southwest Community Center Catalog

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FALL 2015


NOTE: PP&R will now be asking participants to identify their ethnicity when registering to better understand recreation trends and needs of our community. Learn more.

Indoor Park and Art Park 9/21/15 - 12/18/15

Indoor Park will not run during Portland Public No School Days (12/21 through 1/3, 1/18,2/15 or 3/21 through 3/25)

Children’s play is essential in the human development process! Indoor Park is a safe and cooperative playtime for children accompanied and monitored by parents. Encourages the development of motor skills while helping children gain confidence with group interaction and cooperative play on equipment, cars, and assorted toys. Network with other parents for support and opportunities. Drop-In program.
Mon/Wed 1:30-3pm

Season: Fall, Winter & Spring

Closed: June-September






$35/12-punch card

Tu/Th 10:30-3pm
Fri with Art Park! 10:30-12pm
  • No cost for babies under 9 months

Building Hours: 9/12-12/31

Monday-Friday 5:15am-9:30pm Special Hours
Saturday 7am-7pm, Spa closes at 5pm

Thanksgiving - Thursday, November 26:  Closed

Christmas Eve - Thursday, December 24:  Closed

Christmas Day - Friday, December 25:  Closed

New Years Eve - Thursday, December 31:  5:15am - 3pm

New Years Day - Friday, January 1:  10am - 6pm




Sunday 9am-6:30pm

Inclement Weather Policy

Pool Schedule


Facility Features

Indoor six-lane Lap Pool Exercise Studio with drop-in fitness courses
Indoor zero-depth entry Leisure Pool Fitness Center with cardiovascular & circuit weight equipment
Waterslide & Splashdown Pool Gymnasium
Whirlpool Spa Traversing Bouldering Wall
Men's & Women's Locker Rooms Multipupose Rooms with attached kitchen
Family Changing Rooms Drop-in Child Care Room
Poolside Party/Meeting Room 48,000 square feet

Southwest General Admission Fees*

Fee Structure: City of Portland Residents / Non-Residents
  Drop-in Visit Active  Pass** 10-Visit Card 20-Visit Card
Adult, age 18-59 $6.50 $43 / $56 $57.50 / $61.70 $110 / $117
Senior, age 60 & up $5.00 $32.50 / $41 $45 / $47.50 $85 / $90
Teen, age 13-17 $5.00 $32.50 / $41 $45 / $47.50 $85 / $90
Child, age 3-12 $3.75 $24.50 / $30 $33.50 / $35.50 $63.60 / $67.40
Toddler, age 0-2*** Free Free Free Free
Family**** n/a $68.50 / $81.50 n/a n/a
  • *Passes only valid at Southwest Community Center & Pool. These fees will include use of the following amenities during regularly scheduled times: Lap Swim | Open Play Swim | Family Play Swim | Water Fitness Classes | Fitness Room | Open Gym | Adult Basketball | Adult Volleyball | Women's Basketball
  • **Active Passes will auto-renew each month. Simply pay your first monthly fee upon registering and all future monthly payments are deducted directly from your debit or credit card.
  • ***$3.50 Indoor Park admission for age 9 months-5 years.
  • ****Family membership denotes a couple (married or domestic) or a single parent and their legal dependents living in the same residence.