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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

Grant Outdoor Pool

  • Equipment from the 1920s and 1940s makes up the pool's systems

PROJECT OVERVIEW

With funding from the Parks Replacement Bond, this project replaced outdated mechanical systems for the Grant Outdoor Pool.  The pool's mechanical systems dated to the 1920s and 1940s, and they needed replacement. 

Work will included replacement of all mechanical systems, including plumbing, pumps, motors, pipes, strainer baskets, chemical controllers, sanitation systems, pool gutters, deck drains, and filters. The pool was also made more accessible by correcting cross slope issues on the deck and installation of two new pool lifts.  Please read our FAQs for more information about the project and schedule.

Construction Manager
Marlo Medellin, marlo.medellin@portlandoregon.gov, (503) 823-5581

Public Involvement Coordinator
Maija Spencer, maija.spencer@portlandoregon.gov, (503) 823-5593


PROJECT UPDATE

Thanks to hard work by our contractor, we are pleased to announce that Grant Outdoor Pool re-opened earlier than anticipated on Monday, July 25, 2016!


Swimming Lessons at Grant Pool:  Lessons will be available starting August 1, 2016. 

How to Register for Lessons:

  • Register online
  • Call PP&R Customer Service Center 503-823-2525
  • Call PP&R Aquatics 503-823-5130
  • Walk in registration at the PP&R Customer Service Center -  Portland Building, 1120 SW 5th Ave - entrance on south side of building
  • Walk in or call any PP&R community center

PROJECT SCHEDULE

Summer 2015 - Fall 2015
Bond Funds Released, Design Development

Fall 2015 - Winter 2016
Permitting and Bidding

March 2016 - July 2016
Construction

Monday, July 25, 2016

  • Pool Re-Opening! 
  • Grant Pool will stay open for the summer season until Friday, September 23, 2016.