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Portland Parks & Recreation

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2018

Lazuli Bunting at Powell Butte Nature Park by Steve Berliner

Lazuli Bunting at Powell Butte Nature Park by Steve Berliner


Portland Parks Foundation welcomes new Executive Director Randy Gragg

Portland Parks Foundation (PPF) welcomes Randy Gragg as the new Executive Director. Gragg succeeds Jeff Anderson who recently retired from the role.

Portland Parks & Recreation, partners, to dedicate Hazeltine Park nature patch

Park transformed by native plantings and natural elements

PP&R presents Native American Marketplace & Family Day

Held on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Mt. Scott Community Center

Portland Parks & Recreation remains Salmon-Safe for 15th straight year

Lauded city parks system receives acclaimed environmental recognition

Portland Parks & Recreation invites you to take part in the 15th annual No Ivy Day

Community volunteer efforts citywide to remove invasive species

Nike, Portland Trail Blazers come together with local youth to celebrate citywide basketball court revitalization project

Courts in up to 30 Portland Parks & Recreation sites are getting a makeover and upgrades, as a result of a more than $1 million donation from the two organizations

Vincent Johnson becomes new Director of Portland Parks Golf

Rose City native takes helm of popular, citywide program

PP&R's Urban Forestry presents the Second Annual Yard Tree Giveaway events in October 2018

Portland Parks & Recreation Urban Forestry presents the Second Annual Yard Tree Giveaway events for 2018; Focused on east Portland's Centennial, Lents neighborhoods

Portland Parks & Recreation’s Gateway Discovery Park opens in East Portland

New park and plaza serves nearly 1,000 new households in area east of I-205

Recreational use health advisory reissued for Ross Island Lagoon, extended to Cathedral Park

Advisory reissued based on visible scum found in Multnomah County water body

Poet’s Beach reopens for 2018 summer on July 12

Opening Day: join us as children read poetry, Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde hold a blessing ceremony, and more

Nike and the Portland Trail Blazers Team Up to Revitalize Portland’s Public Basketball Courts

Up to 100 courts at 30 Portland Parks & Recreation parks will get a makeover and upgrades, as a result of a $1,050,000 donation from the two organizations

Cully Park Grand Opening is Saturday, June 30, 2018

Please join Portland Parks & Recreation, Verde, Living Cully for celebration of new 25-acre park in a park-deficient neighborhood

2018 Portland World Cup Soccer Tournament features record number of teams

A celebration of those new to Portland and to the United States

FREE Golf on Mondays for Kids this Summer

Kids play for free on Mondays this summer at two Portland Parks Golf facilities starting June 25, 2018

Summer Free For All Kickoff Celebration returns Thursday, June 28, 2018

Join us as the popular annual SFFA series returns, featuring free Movies, Concerts in the Park, Free Lunch + Play, and more

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.