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Portland Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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1120 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 1302
Portland, Oregon 97204

503-823-PLAY (7529)

Chariti Montez, Program Supervisor

503-260-5928

Jamison Holtz, Program Specialist

503-964-1240

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Free Lunch + Play

Summer Free For All - Summer Playgrounds + Lunch


57% of young Portlanders qualify for free or reduced-price lunch during the school year. 
Without school lunches, summer becomes the time when nearly 50,000 Portland children face hunger daily. The Free Lunch + Play program supports families by offering nutritious meals and recreational activities during the summer recess.

Working alongside community partners, Portland Public Schools, David Douglas, Reynolds, Parkrose, and Centennial School Districts, PP&R coordinates the Free Lunch + Play program to ensure that it meets the changing needs in our community. PP&R and its partners are constantly innovating. Our “mobile play" program brings recreation to children at apartment complexes in neighborhoods where parks and playgrounds don’t exist.

Producing these special events is possible with the help of lasting partnerships with neighborhood associations and community members like you!


FREE lunches, sports and games, arts and crafts, plus, special events featuring music groups, sports teams, libraries, and more.

 
FREE LUNCH—Free lunches served at sites and times listed for those age 18 and under, plus free activities.
FREE LUNCH PROVIDED BY SUN SCHOOLS—Free lunches served at these sites. No drop-in activities.
MOBILE PLAY—Vans travel daily from site to site bringing free activities to kids! No lunches served.
ADA ACCESSIBLE—Individuals may enter and exit the site and enjoy events from a paved pathway, unless otherwise noted.
TRIMET MAX Light Rail Service Lines 
LOCATION DATES DAYS ACTIVITES LUNCH TRANSIT DETAILS
NORTH PORTLAND
Charles Jordan Community Center, 9009 N Foss Avenue   June 12–August 22 Monday–Friday 11AM–1PM 11:30AM 4, 35
Columbia Park, N Woolsey Avenue and Winchell Street June 12–August 22 Monday–Friday 11AM–4PM Noon 4, 35, 44, 75
Dawson Park, N Stanton Street and Vancouver Avenue June 12–August 22 Monday–Friday 12PM–1PM Noon 4, 44
McCoy Park, N Newman Avenue and Newark Street June 12–July 20  Monday–Friday 11AM–4PM Noon 4
Peninsula Park, 700 N Rosa Parks Way June 12–August 22 Monday–Friday 11AM–5PM Noon 4, 6, 44  
St. Johns Park, 8427 N Central Street June 12–August 22 Monday–Friday 11AM–3PM Noon   4, 44  
NORTHEAST PORTLAND
Alberta Park, NE 19th Avenue and Jarrett Street June 12–August 22 Monday–Friday 11AM–3PM Noon 8, 17, 72
Khunamokwst Park, 5200 NE Alberta Street June 12–August 22 Monday–Friday 11AM–3PM 12:30PM 71, 72, 75  
Montavilla Park, NE 82nd Avenue and Glisan Street June 12–August 22 Monday–Friday 11AM–4PM Noon 19, 72  
Ortiz Community Center, 6736 NE Killingsworth Street June 12–August 22 Monday–Friday 11AM–3PM Noon 72  
Wellington Park, NE 66th Avenue and Mason Street June 12–August 17  Monday–Friday 11AM–3PM Noon 24, 71  
Woodlawn Park, NE 13th Avenue and Dekum Street June 12–August 17  Monday–Friday 11AM–3PM 11:30AM 6, 8, 75  
EAST PORTLAND
Arbor Glen Apartments, 2609 SE 145th Avenue June 18–August 31 Monday–Friday 11AM–3PM 12:30PM 4, 9  
Lents Park, SE 92nd Avenue and Steele Street June 12–August 22 Monday–Friday 11AM–3PM  Noon 10, 17, 72,   
Lincoln Park, SE 135th Avenue and Mill Street June 18–August 31 Monday–Friday 11AM–3PM  12:30PM 4  
Luuwit View Park, NE 127th and Fremont Street June 18–August 31 Monday–Friday 11AM–3PM Noon 21, 22, 73  
Raymond Park, SE 118th Avenue and Liebe Street June 18–August 31 Monday–Friday 11AM–3PM  Noon 10, 17  
Ventura Park, SE 113th Avenue and Stark Street  June 18–August 31 Monday–Friday 11AM–3PM
Noon 20  
Wilkes Park, NE 154th Avenue and Beech Street June 18–August 31 Monday–Friday 11AM–3PM Noon 21, 23  
SOUTHEAST PORTLAND
Creston Park, SE 43rd Avenue and Rhone Street June 12–August 22 Monday–Friday 11AM–3PM Noon 9, 17, 66  
Essex Park, SE 76th Avenue and Center Street June 12–August 22 Monday–Friday 11AM–3PM Noon 9, 17, 72  
Harrison Park, SE 84th Avenue and Harrison Street June 12–August 22 Monday–Friday 11AM–3PM Noon 4, 72  
Mt. Scott Park, SE 72nd Avenue and Ramona Street June 12–August 22 Monday–Friday 10AM–4PM Noon 10, 14, 72  
SOUTHWEST PORTLAND
Holly Farm Park, 10819 SW Capitol Hwy June 12–August 22 Monday–Friday 11AM–3PM Noon 44  
Stephens Creek Crossing, 6715 SW 26th Avenue June 12–August 22 Monday–Friday 11AM–3PM 12:30PM 1, 44
MOBILE PLAY (No lunches served at Mobile Play sites)
Eastgate Station Apartments, 100 NE 120th Avenue June 18–August 31 Tuesdays, Thursdays 2PM–5PM No Lunch 20, 25, 73, 
Senn’s Dairy Park, 11206 NE Prescott Street June 18–August 31 Thursdays 10AM–1PM No Lunch 21, 22, 73, 87
Bellrose Station Apartments, 7911 SE 92nd Avenue June 18–August 31 Mondays, Wednesdays 10AM–1PM No Lunch 19, 72,
Gilbert Heights Park, SE 130th Avenue and Cora Street June 18–August 31 Tuesdays, Fridays 10AM–1PM, 2PM–5PM No Lunch 17  
Mill Park, SE 117th Avenue and Mill Court June 18–August 31 Wednesdays 2PM–5PM No Lunch 73  
Parklane Park, SE Main Street and Millmain Drive June 18–August 31 Mondays 2PM–5PM No Lunch 4, 20
West Powellhurst Park, SE 115th Avenue and Clinton Street June 18–August 31 Fridays 10AM–1PM No Lunch 4, 9
FREE LUNCHES PROVIDED BY SUN SCHOOLS (No drop-in activities at SUN School sites)
Alice Ott SUN Community School, 12500 SE Ramona Street June 25–August 17  Monday–Friday No Activities Noon 10, 73
Arleta SUN Community School, 5109 SE 66th Avenue June 25–August 17  Monday–Friday No Activities Noon 10, 14, 17, 71
Centennial SUN Community School, 17650 SE Brooklyn Street June 25–August 17  Monday–Friday No Activities Noon 4, 87
Faubion SUN Community School, 2930 NE Dekum Street June 25–August 17  Monday–Friday No Activities Noon 17, 70, 75
Grout SUN Community School, 3119 SE Holgate Boulavard June 25–August 17  Monday–Friday No Activities Noon 9, 10, 17
Lane SUN Community School, 7200 SE 60th Avenue June 25–August 17  Monday–Friday No Activities Noon 19, 71
Parkrose SUN Community School, 12003 NE Shaver Street June 25–August 17  Monday–Friday No Activities Noon 21, 22, 73  
Roseway Heights SUN Community School at Glenhaven Park, NE 80th Avenue and Siskiyou Street June 25–August 17  Monday–Friday No Activities Noon 24, 72  
Sitton SUN Community School, 9930 N Smith Street June 25–August 17  Monday–Friday No Activities Noon 4, 44, 75

Interested in becoming a sponsor over $5,000?
Kellie Torres, Development Manager
503-823-5589  |  kellie.torres@portlandoregon.gov

Interested in becoming a neighborhood sponsor?
Jamison Holtz, Program Specialist
503-964-1240   |   jamison.holtz@portlandoregon.gov


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