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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


  • Sports Programs Golf, Tennis, Leagues, Skateboarding, Gymnastics, Classes, Camps and Drop-in Activities

  • Over 5,000 recreational classes and activities for all ages, abilities and interests

  • Senior Recreation offers trips, hikes, tours and activities for age 60+

What's New?

Registration for fall 2015 classes and swim lessons are now open!

Check out fun activities for all ages at your local community center or pool! 
Learn more.


Seasonal Employment information can be found on our Employment and Internships page!
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Our recreation programs need assistance with youth and adult activities such as homework clubs, arts and crafts, sports and fitness, drama and dance, day camps - the list is endless! The staff at each of our program sites can discuss their specific volunteer opportunities with you. Learn more.

Seasonal employment for aquatics, recreation, maintenance, sports, arts, instruction, and park rangers at Portland Parks & Recreation can be found on our Employment and Internships page. We encourage you to apply for positions even if they aren't currently listed in the case an opening becomes available. Learn more.