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Grant Pool renovations underway; pool reopening expected in August 2016

Construction is now underway to replace the mechanical systems (which date to the 1920s and 1940s, see photo) and improve accessibility at Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R)’s Grant Pool. PP&R expects to reopen the pool in early August 2016, and hopefully even sooner.

Partial PP&R Athletic Field Closure Remains in Effect through April 1, 2016

Due to the continued effects of recent heavy rains, many Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) grass athletic fields and ballfields will remain closed through at least Friday, April 1, 2016.

Portland Parks & Recreation Announces Winners of Full College Scholarships

Portland Parks & Recreation EAGLE Program, Evans Scholarships send three to University of Oregon

Kʰunamokwst Park Grand Opening on Saturday, May 16:

Grand opening is Saturday, May 16, 11am-3pm.

The Newest Portland Park! South Waterfront Greenway Central District Complete, Now Open

See for photos of the new park!

Portland Parks & Recreation Honored with We Are Portland Awards

Six Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) employees, along with new Parks Commissioner Amanda Fritz and several community partners, will be honored with 2013 We Are Portland Awards from the City’s Office of Equity and Human Rights.

Portland Parks & Recreation Encourages Tree Watering

Hot, Dry Weather Can Stress Recently Planted Trees

Portland Parks & Recreation is YOUR Destination for Hot Weather!

Pools, Splash Pads, Hot Weather Tips from PP&R

Tree Stolen from World’s Smallest Park Has a New Home

Good news, and just in time for Arbor Month!

Portland’s Innovative Fountain Series Captured in National Register of Historic Places

Portland Parks & Recreation Featured in National Register of Historic Places

Portland Parks & Recreation and Volunteers to Plant New Roses at Peninsula Park:

Donations Welcomed to Help with Centennial Projects

93-Year-Old Woman Maintains Independence with Portland Parks & Recreation Personal Trainer

An inspiring story, and more proof that you're never too old to be active!

Metro, City of Portland Protect Columbia Slough Wetland as New Natural Area

Broadmoor Property offers 54 New Protected Acres for Wildlife