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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

Once Registered

Thank you for registering for a Lil Nature Kids/Lil Nature Families/Eco-Recess class. Here's all the information you need to know! Below you will find links to information about where to meet, what to bring, what to expect and who will be teaching the classes. Take a few minutes to read the information, and then make sure to go to our EE Health Form page and fill it out for your child! All children must come to the first day of class with a completed health form. 

The EE Coordinator for this program is Chrissy Larson. Feel free to contact Chrissy or the EE office with questions, feedback or concerns.

Important phone numbers for this program:

  • EE office – 503-823-3601 (Questions, feedback, registration needs, can't find the meeting spot)
  • Chrissy’s cell phone – 503-823-1149 (Call/text with questions, feedback, if your child will be absent or unavoidably late) Cell Phones have no caller ID, so make sure you leave a name/number!
  • Lead Staff for Lil Nature Families - Teacher Pika (Cara) - 503-318-5236


Meet the Teachers!

Take at look at who will be leading our current session!

Health Form

Please bring a completed form with you on the first day of programming!

General Information

Here's what you need to know about our nature classes for children & youth!

Meeting sites

There are no buildings - we are IN the parks! Here's a list of where to find us...

What to Bring

Make sure your child is ready for their day outside!

Separation Anxiety

We know many children deal with it, and we are familiar with it. Here are some tips for helping make your child's experience a successful one!