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Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204

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

503-823-PLAY (7529)

Ellen Sweeney, Program Supervisor

503-823-5028

Jamison Holtz, Program Specialist

503-964-1240

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Free Lunch + Play

Summer Free For All - Summer Playgrounds + Lunch


Offered from June 20, to August 25
Free lunch at all sites, plus sports, games, and arts and crafts.

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, 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 playground 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!

Summer Free For All events are free!

  • Mobile Lunch and Play  MOBILE LUNCH AND PLAY - Vans travel daily from site to site bringing free lunch and play to kids!
  • Music Activities  MUSIC ACTIVITIES - In partnership with Community Music Center, Young Gifted & Brown, Piano. Push. Play., and the Rosewood Initiative. See the full schedule at portlandoregon.gov/sffa.
  • TriMet MAX light rail service lines  TRIMET MAX light rail service lines. TriMet MAX light rail service line REDTriMet MAX light rail service line ORANGETriMet MAX light rail service line YELLOWTriMet MAX light rail service line GREENTriMet MAX light rail service line BLUE
  • ADA Accessible  ADA Accessible – Individuals may enter and exit the site using paved pathways.
  • Important Park Rule  All dogs must be on a leash.
  • Important Park Rule  All parks and natural areas are smoke and tobacco free zones.

SOUTHEAST ACTIVITIES LUNCH TRANSIT DETAILS
Arbor Glen Apartments, 2609 SE 145th Ave 11am-3pm 12:30pm 4  ADA Accessible
Bellrose Station Apartments, 7911 SE 92nd Ave   10am-1pm, Tuesday only
2pm-5pm, Thursday only
11:30am
3pm
19, TriMet MAX light rail service line GREEN  ADA AccessibleMobile Lunch and Play
Creston Park, SE 44th and Powell Blvd 11am-3pm Noon 9  ADA AccessibleMusic Activities
Essex Park, SE 79th and Center St 11am-3pm Noon 9, 72  ADA AccessibleMusic Activities
Gilbert Heights Park, SE 130th and Boise St  10am-1pm, Monday only 11:30am 17  Mobile Lunch and Play
Harrison Park, SE 84th and Harrison St 11am-3pm Noon 4, 72  ADA Accessible
Lents Park, SE 92nd and Holgate Blvd 11am-3pm Noon 17, 72, TriMet MAX light rail service line GREEN  ADA AccessibleMusic Activities
Lincoln Park, SE 135th and Mill St 11am-3pm 12:30pm  4, 71  ADA AccessibleMusic Activities
Mill Park, SE 117th and Mill Ct  10am-1pm, Wednesday only 11:30am 71  Mobile Lunch and Play
Mt. Scott Park, SE 72nd and Harold St 10am-4pm Noon 14, 72  ADA AccessibleMusic Activities
Parklane Park, SE 155th and Main St  10am-1pm, Friday only 11:30am 20  ADA AccessibleMusic Activities
Raymond Park, SE 118th and Raymond St 11am-3pm     Noon  10  ADA AccessibleMusic Activities
Ventura Park, SE 117th and Stark St 11am-3pm Noon  20  ADA Accessible
West Powellhurst Park, SE 115th and Division St  2pm-5pm, Friday only 3pm 4, 71  Mobile Lunch and Play

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Southwest Activities Lunch Transit Details
Holly Farm Park, 10819 SW Capitol Hwy 11am-3pm Noon 44  ADA Accessible
Stephens Creek Crossing, 6715 SW 26th Ave  11am-3pm 12:30pm 44  ADA Accessible

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Northeast Activities Lunch Transit Details
Alberta Park, NE 22nd and Killingsworth St 11am-3pm Noon 8, 17, 72  ADA AccessibleMusic Activities
Argay Park, NE 141st and Failing St  2pm- 5pm, Wednesday only 3pm 21, 22  Mobile Lunch and Play
Eastgate Station Apartments, 100 NE 120th Ave     2pm-5pm, Tuesday only 3pm 20, 25, TriMet MAX light rail service line BLUE  Mobile Lunch and Play
Khunamokwst Park, NE 52nd and Alberta St 11am-3pm 12:30pm 71, 75  ADA AccessibleMusic Activities
Montavilla Park, NE 82nd and Glisan St 11am-4pm Noon 19, 72  ADA AccessibleMusic Activities
Ortiz Community Center, 6736 NE Killingsworth St 10:30am-2:30pm Noon 72  ADA Accessible
Senn's Dairy Park, NE 112th Ave           2pm-5pm, Monday only 3pm 21, 22, 87,TriMet MAX light rail service line RED  ADA AccessibleMobile Lunch and PlayMusic Activities
Wellington Park, NE 66th and Mason St 11am-3pm Noon 24, 71  ADA Accessible
Wilkes Park, 3655 NE 154th Ave 11am-3pm Noon 21, 23  ADA AccessibleMusic Activities
Woodlawn Park, NE 13th and Dekum St 11am-3pm 11:30am 8, 75  ADA Accessible

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North Activities Lunch Transit Details
Arbor Lodge Park, N Bryant and Delaware Ave  10am-1pm, Thursday only 11:30am 35, 44, 75  ADA AccessibleMobile Lunch and Play
Charles Jordan Community Center, 9009 N Foss Ave  11:30am-1:30pm Noon 4, 35  ADA Accessible
Columbia Park, N Lombard and Woolsey Ave 11am-4pm Noon 75  ADA AccessibleMusic Activities
Dawson Park, N Stanton and Williams Ave Lunch only Noon 4, 44  ADA Accessible
Kenton Park, 8417 N Brandon Ave 11am-3pm Noon 4, TriMet MAX light rail service line YELLOW  ADA Accessible
McCoy Park, N Fiske and Fessenden St 11am-5pm Noon  4  ADA Accessible
Peninsula Park, N Albina and Rosa Parks Way 11am-5pm Noon 4, 44  ADA Accessible
St. Johns Park, N Central and Chicago Ave 11am-3pm Noon  4  ADA Accessible
Unthank Park, 510 N Shaver St   11am-3pm Noon 4, 24, 44  ADA Accessible

Summer Free For All events are free!

  • Mobile Lunch and Play  MOBILE LUNCH AND PLAY - Vans travel daily from site to site bringing free lunch and play to kids!
  • Music Activities  MUSIC ACTIVITIES - In partnership with Community Music Center, Young Gifted & Brown, Piano. Push. Play., and the Rosewood Initiative. See the full schedule at portlandoregon.gov/sffa.
  • TriMet MAX light rail service lines  TRIMET MAX light rail service lines. TriMet MAX light rail service line REDTriMet MAX light rail service line ORANGETriMet MAX light rail service line YELLOWTriMet MAX light rail service line GREENTriMet MAX light rail service line BLUE
  • ADA Accessible  ADA Accessible – Individuals may enter and exit the site using paved pathways.
  • Important Park Rule  All dogs must be on a leash.
  • Important Park Rule  All parks and natural areas are smoke and tobacco free zones.

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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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