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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

Rentals & Fees

  • Weddings in the Park Beautiful locations for ceremonies and receptions with endless options at both indoor and outdoor facilities!

  • Sports Leagues Need a "home" for your home team?

  • Waterfront Park An excellent event waterfront venue in downtown Portland.

  • Picnics Rent a space in the park for your next picnic or outdoor gathering!

Rentals & Permits
We have many different venues available for rental - for weddings, family or neighborhood events, company picnics or sports tournaments. We also issue permits for tree planting and cutting, sports field and gym use, construction work or staging on PP&R property, and conducting research on PP&R property.

All commercial activity (a service or product that customers have or will pay for that is provided within a park) requires a permit. These activities include, but are not limited to, the following: photography, film and video, classes (including personal training), approved concession of food, products and sundries, docking, Pedi cabs, etc. PP&R, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to deny permits to specific property and/or specific dates and times.

System Development Charge (SDC)
A fee that covers a portion of the cost to provide for parks and recreation facilities that are needed to serve new development.

PP&R Customer Service Center
1120 SW Fifth Ave, Lobby
Portland, OR 97204
503-823-2515 (fax)

Our phone hours are 8:30 AM-5:15 PM, Monday-Friday.