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System Development Charges from development revenue go towards realizing SE Portland park’s vision
Enter for a free fowl this fall from Portland Parks & Recreation!
One of largest inventories of city trees in the U.S. will help guide Portland’s urban forestry management.
Sustained rains and wet conditions across the city have left many PP&R athletic fields with standing water, mud, slippery turf, and other poor conditions that may impact athletes' safety.
Portland Parks & Recreation’s Matt Dishman Pool Reopening Celebration on October 21
The citywide closure did not impact synthetic turf fields, which are designed for all-weather play.
Portlander and Golf Professional to help oversee six top public courses
Community volunteer efforts citywide to remove invasive species on Saturday, October 29, 2016
Newest city park to serve more than 400 families without current access to parks; to be built by a unique public/private partnership
Held in conjunction with Sunday Parkways
1,000 volunteers, nearly $12,000 in micro-grants, 58 park projects to be completed
Join Portland Parks & Recreation at Glenhaven Park for food cart vendors, games, live music and a movie in the park!
Kelley Point Park - visitors urged to stay out of the water for safety
National Eating Disorders Association walk on Sept 17, 2016
Activities in place now; community celebration set for Thursday, September 15
Portland Parks & Recreation installing additional and larger “No Swimming” signs
Accessibility improvements to assist neighbors, other future improvements possible
Pools, Splash Pads, Hot Weather Tips
Bureau issues first Annual Report for the 2014 Parks Replacement Bond
Renovations complete on first Parks Replacement Bond project
All results from Charles Jordan Community Center test far below actionable levels
Bureau to continue to review materials, documentation, and chronology
Summer Free For All kicks off with check presentations from Comcast, Bank of America, other valued sponsors and helps bring Portland families free summer movies, concerts and more !
On Sunday, June 5, Portland Parks & Recreation sent out a press release regarding voluntary testing of water at some of its facilities as well as information on past elevated lead results at one facility, Multnomah Arts Center (MAC).
PIR offering on-track opportunities, displays, pro drivers and more
Portland Parks & Recreation launches a free outdoor fitness program this summer
Portland Pickles’ partnership results in stadium improvements which all Portlanders can enjoy
Community conversation on lead concerns prompts review of past water tests; updating of safety protocols; some interim precautionary measures at three priority sites
Celebration of Portland’s new neighborhood jewel, starting construction in east Portland
Portland Parks & Recreation Pools are getting ready for summer!
Parks Commissioner Amanda Fritz dedicates more System Development Charges to enhance 25 acre park in east Portland
Public/private partnership helps bring Portland free summer movies, concerts and more
Multicultural food, music, dancing and much more, part of Portland Sunday Parkways
Portland Parks & Recreation, Portland Development Commission and partners welcome all to the Gateway Discovery Park Groundbreaking- a celebration of Portland’s newest park, starting construction in east Portland
A Celebration of Southeast Asian Cultures
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.
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 EAGLE Program, Evans Scholarships send three to University of Oregon
Grand opening is Saturday, May 16, 11am-3pm.
See www.Facebook.com/PortlandParks for photos of the new park!
10,000 Visitors to Mt Tabor Park Visitor Center
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.
Hot, Dry Weather Can Stress Recently Planted Trees
Pools, Splash Pads, Hot Weather Tips from PP&R
Good news, and just in time for Arbor Month!
Project to Restore Salmon Runs, Plant Hundreds of Native Trees and Plants, Enhance Recreation
Arbor Month Activities
Portland Parks & Recreation Featured in National Register of Historic Places
Community Celebration for Oaks Bottom Bluff Trail Dedication!
PP&R Announces Newest Community Garden
Donations Welcomed to Help with Centennial Projects
Enhancing Park Service East of I-205
An inspiring story, and more proof that you're never too old to be active!
Need a place to play on MLK Day? Here's the way!
Broadmoor Property offers 54 New Protected Acres for Wildlife