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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

2015 Parks by the Numbers

Total Park System Acres - 11,697

  • Developed Parks - 144 parks on 1,558 acres
  • Built Acres (includes developed parks, golf courses, PIR) - 3,526
  • Natural Areas Acres - 7,908
  • Undeveloped Acres - 251

FY 2015-16 Adopted Budget - $141 million

  • Operating - $99 million
  • Capital - $42 million

Employees

  • Full-time - 485
  • Part-time & Seasonal - 2,909

Volunteers

  • Annual Hours Contributed - 471,638
  • Positions (FTE) Respresented by Volunteer Hours - 226

Facilities

  • Community and Art Centers - 14
  • Indoor and Outdoor Pools - 13
  • Golf Courses - 6
  • Motorsports Raceway - 1
  • Baseball/Softball Diamonds - 123
  • Basketball Hoops - 229
  • Community Gardens - 50
  • Miles of Regional Trails - 156
  • Off-Leash Dog Areas - 33
  • Picnic Areas - 87
  • Playgrounds - 128
  • Restroom Buildings - 109
  • River Beaches - 5
  • Skateparks - 6
  • Soccer/Football Fields - 111
  • Tennis Courts - 123

Portland residents rating the overall quality of parks as good or very good - 85%