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Immediate openings for positions, citywide; speakers of multiple languages encouraged to apply
Nearly 1000 Portland households gain access to a park for the first time; Portland Parks & Recreation invites all to the Grand Opening of Portland’s newest park on Saturday, October 21
Green Savoree Racing Promotions, INDYCAR, and Portland Parks & Recreation announce 2018 race at Portland International Raceway
Portland Parks & Recreation recognized at 2017 NRPA Annual Conference in New Orleans
Under Armour funded entire project; new playground coming soon also, thanks to the Parks Replacement Bond
The event aims to celebrate Portland’s compassionate, generous and welcoming spirit towards refugees & immigrants.
Closures, cancelations, other weather/air quality impacts for Thursday, August 3, 2017 and beyond
Select centers and hours only. See list. PP&R also offers swimming pools, park fountains and splash pads, Poet’s Beach on the Willamette
This week, Portland is expecting record-breaking heat. Safety is the top priority of Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R), and we make every effort to keep our classes, camps, and activities running safely during the heat. Read on for details, info, and safety tips.
The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is the leading non-profit organization dedicated to parks and recreation nationwide.
Join PP&R and KemperSports to celebrate the new Colwood Golf Center, a public golf facility and course.
Portland's first downtown river swimming beach opens
Free Lunch + Play program expects to distribute more than 110,000 free lunches to Portland youth
Kingsley Community Garden becomes Portland’s 52nd Site for Growing Healthy, Local, Fresh Food
FREE Learn to Swim Lessons are next week- sign up in-person only
Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) is partnering with the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics to host a community event and other educational activities the week of June 19-26, 2017.
The new Lents Park turf athletic field is available for drop-in play or to be reserved for league/rental use.
Duniway Park now has a new turf athletic field, available for year-round use, and a new track with new lighting (at runner level, rather than big stadium lights) to enhance use after dark.
Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) announces that all grass playing fields (for sports such as soccer, lacrosse, etc.) as well as baseball and softball fields citywide are now open for all permitted games, practices, and drop-in play as of Tuesday, May 23, 2017.
The garden, at Lynch Wood Elementary School, is expected to be complete in the autumn of 2017
Thanks to funding from the Parks Replacement Bond, construction will begin in June to restore all four existing tennis courts at Argay Park, NE 141st Avenue and Failing Street
Fields east of the Willamette River now open for both practices AND games
Third annual celebration of Cambodian, Thai, Laotian and Burmese cultures
The FREE Washington Park shuttle service is back for spring and summer 2017
CondItions vary citywide
PP&R temporarily closed the floating portion of the Eastbank Esplanade due to extremely high Willamette River water levels.
Portland Parks & Recreation Urban Forestry is proud to present Portland’s annual Arbor Day Festival on Saturday, April 22, 2017, from 10am-3pm at Mt. Scott Park in southeast Portland.
An evening of multicultural music and dancing, an opportunity to honor organizations and individuals who have welcomed new Portlanders, a chance to show support for the refugee and immigrant community.
Make your mark on the future of Washington Park! Share your opinions on potential concepts to shape the park over the coming decades.
El programa de los Huertos comunitarios de Portland dona más de 31,000 libras de comida a organizaciones locales de ayuda contra el hambre
Portland Community Gardens program donates over 31,000 pounds of food to local hunger relief agencies
100 years of roses! World-famous garden celebrates centennial in 2017, events planned
Ridership increased 40% since start of shuttle service
Veteran public servant brings 35 years of experience to Portland.
Join us for a public celebration at 12pm on Monday, February 6, to kick off the largest Parks Replacement Bond project.