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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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Lazuli Bunting at Powell Butte Nature Park by Steve Berliner

Lazuli Bunting at Powell Butte Nature Park by Steve Berliner

Keep cool with PP&R interactive fountains and splash pads

Outdoor swim pools open Tuesday, June 19, 2018

PP&R outdoor pools open for summer on Tuesday, June 19, 2018

ALL indoor and outdoor pools CLOSED for staff training on Monday, June 18

Portland Regional Tree Climbing Competition on Saturday, June 16

Free bucket truck rides and family fun with Urban Forestry

Gabriel Park playground to become PP&R's newest inclusive play area

Parks Bond, System Development Charges will fund a new playground for people of all abilities

Willamette Greenway Trail REOPENS after improvements

Popular commuting and recreational route back in service after three-day closure for paving work

Spring Garden Park nears completion; grand opening June 16

Grand opening celebration for Portland's newest park is free and open to all

PP&R, partners, celebrate start of Couch Park playground construction

Inclusive playground, Portland Loo, renovated plaza are part of Parks Replacement Bond project

Portion of Willamette Greenway Trail closed for improvements starting June 5

Popular commuting and recreational route impacted beginning Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Stay safe in the water this summer - learn more on Saturday, May 19

In honor of National Water Safety Month (May), PP&R’s Aquatics Division is holding a special event at East Portland Community Center on Saturday, May 19, 2pm-4pm.

PP&R's Summer Free For All returns starting in June!

Free Movies, Concerts in the Park, Free Lunch + Play, and much more return starting in June

New Year in the Park – A Celebration of Southeast Asian Culture Saturday, April 28

Join us for New Year in the Park on Saturday, April 28, 2018 – A Celebration of Southeast Asian Culture and Heritage

Join us for PP&R Arbor Day 2018: a FREE, family-friendly festival on Saturday, April 21

Free family fun with supervised tree climbing, arts and crafts, and more.

Portland Public Golf program helps send four students to University of Oregon

Portland Parks & Recreation announces winners of full college scholarships; applications accepted for EAGLE Caddie program

Updated Master Plan approved for Portland’s iconic Washington Park

City Council approves vision for a more bike and pedestrian-friendly, accessible destination with an improved park experience.

Portlanders Stand with Refugees & Immigrants – a free, community event

An evening of multicultural music and dancing; free and open to all

PP&R sustainability efforts help City move towards cleaner energy

Bureau earns significant rebates, reinvested in yet more energy efficient projects; PP&R efforts mean less need for maintenance, and lower costs

Applications accepted now for the 2018 EAGLE Caddie Program

Scholarship opportunities over $100,000 are possible through the program to selected, qualified participants.

Whitaker Ponds Nature Park Celebration and Dedication

Completed improvements enhance nature park access; more enhancements coming.

New playground, Portland Loo, at Ventura Park

Portland Parks & Recreation completes another Parks Replacement Bond project and expects a formal grand opening this spring.