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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

Sports & Gym

  • SWCC Open Gym Schedule: New! Women's Basketball on Sunday afternoon.
  • SWCC Sports Events: Clinics, Skate Jam, $5 5K, Sunday Parkways & more.
  • SWCC Class Flyers: Movement, Sports, Dance, Tumbling, Gymnastics, Skateboarding, Tae Kwon Do & more.

Table of Contents

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Adult Drop-in Programs: Jan 6-Mar 30

Open Gym: Open to all ages

  • Tuesday & Thursday, 5:30-8:45am
  • Tuesday & Thursday, 12-2pm, half gym
  • Friday, 5-9pm (half gym 5-7:30pm)
  • Saturday, 2-7pm
  • Sunday, 10-4pm (half gym 3-4pm)

Youth Basketball: 18 & under

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 3-5pm

Women's Basketball: 18 & up

  • Sunday, 3-4pm

Adult Basketball: 18 & up

  • Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 12-2pm
  • Monday & Wednesday Team Play, 7:30-9:30pm

Adult Basketball: 30 & up

  • Saturday, 7:30-9:30am
  • Sunday, 4-6pm

Adult Volleyball: 18 & up

  • Tuesday Rec Play, 7:30-9:30pm. Open for all skill levels to enjoy.
  • Thursday Power Play, 7:30-9:30pm. For experienced players only; players should understand a 6-2 offense for Power Play.

View SWCC Winter Open Gym Schedule

 


Indoor Park

 

SWCC Indoor Park, Art Park & Inflatable Fridays - Monday Sept 30 - Dec 13, 2013                             age: 9 mo-5 yr
Children’s play is essential in the human development process! Indoor Park is a safe & cooperative playtime for children accompanied and monitored by parents. Encourages the development of motor skills while helping children gain confidence with group interaction & cooperative play on equipment, cars & assorted toys. Network with other parents for support & opportunities. Drop-In program.
Mon/Wed 1:30-3pm

Season: Fall, Winter & Spring

Closed: June-September

 

 

 

$3.50/child

 

$35/12-punch card

Tu/Th 10:30-2pm
Fri with Art Park! 10:30-12pm
  • Babies under 9 months are Free
  • Indoor Park will not run during Portland Public No School Days, Winter or Spring school breaks: 10/11, 11/8, 11/11, 11/25-29, 12/14-1/5.
  • Indoor Park closed: June-September.

Youth Basketball & Soccer Leagues

Little Hooper Warm Up  

 

Youth Basketball Leagues
Little Hooper's Basketball League Grade: 1 & 2 Season: Fall
  • Dribble, pass, shoot & score! This entry-level league focuses on skill development, sportsmanship, teamwork & fun! Eight-foot hoops used & T-shirts included.
  • Practice: Monday nights, 5:15pm or 6:15pm or Tuesday nights, 5:15pm or 6:15pm
  • Games: Saturdays between 10am-2pm.
  • This is a non-competitive, beginning basketball league geared to the developmental needs of 1st & 2nd graders. An information meeting will be held during the beginning of the first practice. Teams are co-ed & are established at the end of the first practices, mixing player abilities, gender, age and school. We will not keep pre-established teams together. Buddy forms are available for friends. Once teams are set, there will be no adjustments.
  • Volunteer Coaches are needed. Contact blaine.rethmeier@portlandoregon.gov with interest.
  • Free T-Shirt for every player.
KBA Basketball League Grade: 3 & 4 Season: Winter
  • Hoop it up! Build self-esteem in this noncompetitive, entry level league. Focuses on skill development, ball handling, passing, lay-ups, pivoting, & defensive positioning, cutting, picking, screening, rebounding, & more. Sportsmanship & teamwork emphasized. T-shirts included.
  • Practice: Monday & Tuesday nights, 5:15pm or 6:15pm.
  • Games: Saturdays between 10am-2pm
  • This is a non-competitive, beginning basketball league geared to the developmental needs of 3rd & 4th graders. An information meeting will be held during the beginning of the first practice. Teams are co-ed & are established at the end of the first practices, mixing player abilities, gender, age and school. We will not keep pre-established teams together. Buddy forms are available for friends. Once teams are set, there will be no adjustments.
  • Volunteer Coaches are needed. Contact blaine.rethmeier@portlandoregon.gov with interest.

  • Free T-Shirt for every player.

Basketball - Rising Stars - Scrimmage Play

 Age: 6-8 & 9-11

 Season: Spring

  •  Lace up those kicks & get into the game. Advance your skills to the next level in high energy practice & scrimmage. Small groups focus on fundamentals, sportsmanship, teamwork & fair play.
  • Scrimmage Play: Practice and then scrimmage games are played on Monday Nights, Ages 6-8 at 5:15pm & ages 9-11 at 6:15pm.
  • This program is a non-competitive, basketball scrimmage.  With small groups, coaches are able to focus skill development during practice time while providing needed game play experience during the scrimmage portion. 
Youth Soccer Scrimmage
Soccer - Indoor Allstars - Scrimmage Play Age: 6-8 & 9-11 Season: Spring
  • Dribble, shoot $ score a goal! Build teamwook and focus on developing skills such as passing & trapping in entry-level scrimage games. Stay dry & play inside.
  • Scrimmage Play: Practice and then scrimmage games are played on Tuesday Nights, Ages 6-8 at 5:15pm & ages 9-11 at 6:15pm.
  • This program is a non-competitive, soccer scrimmage.  With small groups, coaches are able to focus skill development during practice time while providing needed game play experience during the scrimmage portion. 

Little Hooper Collage - Fall 2013 

 


Form - Buddy Form for Basketball Leagues

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Basketball Academy - Private Coaching

Coach BlaineNeed more individualized attention? Develop skills, from beginning to advanced, in a one-on-one or small group setting. Work with your personal coach developing and improving your basketball skill and ability.  Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced player, let us help you reach your personal goals.

  • Ages: All - We have skilled coaches ready to work with preschoolers through adult.
  • Schedule: Personalized schedule based on your request and the availability of coaches and gym space.
  • Coaches: Coach Blaine (right) & Coach Darryl

Call 503-823-2847 or email Tim at Tim.Haberman@portlandoregon.gov for more information or to schedule your Private Coaching Session. Complete the Private or Semi-Private Basketball Coaching Request form and turn it in to the front desk to get started!

 

3 Sessions, 45 minutes each
Private 1-on-1 $75* / Person                                                  
Group Session $45* / Person - Sign up with a friend and SAVE!
  • *30% fee increase for non-residents of the City of Portland
  • Sign up with a friend and save! Group session size maximum of 3 participants.
  • There is not a fee for rescheduling a Coaching Session with a minimum 24 hours notice. Cancellation fee may be assessed with less than 24 hours notice or a no show for the sesson.

 

 


Skateboarding - Private Coaching

180 Skateboard CamperNeed more individualized attention? Develop skills, from beginning to advanced, in a one-on-one or small group setting. Work with your personal coach developing and improving your skateing techniques and ability.  Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced rider, let us help you reach your personal goals.

  •  Ages: All - We have skilled coaches ready to work with young children through adult.
  • Location: Gabriel Park Skate Park or indoors at SWCC.
  • Schedule: Personalized schedule based on your request and the availability of coaches. 
  • Coaches: Coach Boomer; Coach Sean will be back starting in May.
  • Forms: All participants will need to complete a lesson request form (Private or Semi-Private), Emergency Form & Skateboard Participation Agreement. Please bring them with you to the first session.
  • Skateboards & Pads: SWCC has skateboards and pads that can be checked out for lessons, classes and camps. Contact Jamie at the information below to reserve your equipment.

Call 503-823-2847 or email Tim at Tim.Haberman@portlandoregon.gov for more information or to schedule your Private Coaching Session. Complete the Private or Semi-Private Lesson Request form and turn it in to the front desk to get started!

 

1 Hr Skate Session   1.5 Hr Skate Session
Private 1-on-1 $28* / Person   Private 1-on-1 $40* / Person
Group Session $18* / Person Group Session $25* / Person

 Kickstart Package - for the brand new skater: 2, 90-minute Private Lessons, $70.

  • *30% fee increase for non-residents of the City of Portland
  • Sign up with a friend and save! Group session size maximum of 4 participants.
  • One and a half hour sessions are recommended for new skaters and provide an overview of skateboard safety, use of pads, and question/answer period for parents.
  • One to two hour sessions are recommended for returning skaters.
  • In case of inclement weather, we will move indoors if a space is available, or reschedule. Please be in contact with the coach or SWCC and make sure he is notified at least 2 hours prior to the scheduled lesson if you decide not to attend.
  • Cancellation fee may be assessed with less than 2 hours notice or a no show for the lesson.
  • Lesson Request Forms: Private or Semi-Private 

 


PP&R Skateboard Program Directory


First Time Skater Clinic


Jr Leader Coaching Clinic


Open Gym Schedule - Winter 2014

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