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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

Recreation

  • Eclipse Information Check here for the latest closure and schedule changes due to the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017

  • Sports Programs Golf, Tennis, Leagues, Skateboarding, Gymnastics, Classes, Camps and Drop-in Activities

  • Senior Recreation Offering trips, hikes, tours and activities for age 60+

FREE Community Center Activities

Overwhelmed with warm weather? The public is welcome to visit the following air-conditioned PP&R community centers to refresh in the lobby areas as capacity allows at any time. Please note that PP&R summer camps will be given priority for community center space. Additionally, these specific community centers below are offering even more opportunities to stay cool.

Community Center Times and Activities
Charles Jordan Community Center 
9009 N Foss Avenue
503-823-3631
Monday - Friday 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday 9:00am-6:00pm
Sunday 9:00am-1:00pm

Cool spaces in our lobby, come in and visit with neighbors, enjoy your community. Board games, cards, and puzzles available.
Community Music Center
3350 SE Francis Street
503-823-3177
Monday - Thursday 9:30am-8:30pm
Friday, 9:30am-4:30pm

Auditorium access changes day to day depending on programming, please check in with our front desk to see what cool areas are available.
East Portland Community Center
740 SE 106th Avenue
503-823-3450
Monday - Friday 6:00am-9:30pm
Saturday 7:00am-6:00pm
Sunday 8:00am-6:00pm

Cool spaces in our lobby, come in and visit with neighbors, enjoy your community. Board games, ping-pong available.
Hillside Community Center
653 Northwest Culpepper Terrace
503-823-3181
Monday - Thursday 1:00-6:00pm
Friday 3:00-6:00pm

Board games available.
Matt Dishman Community Center
77 NE Knott Street
503-823-3673
Monday - Thursday 5:30am-9:00pm
Friday 5:30am-8:00pm
Saturday 9:00am-6:00pm
Sunday 10:30am-6:00pm

Cool spaces in our lobby, come in and visit with neighbors, enjoy your community.
Mt. Scott Community Center 
5530 SE 72nd Avenue
503-823-3183
Monday - Friday 5:30am-9:30pm    
Saturday 7:00am-7:00pm
Sunday 12:00-7:00pm

Cool spaces in our lobby, come in and visit with neighbors, enjoy your community. Board games available.
Multnomah Arts Center
7688 SW Capitol Hwy
503-823-2787
Monday - Friday  9:00am - 9:30pm 
Hallways available for refreshing.

Monday - Friday 5:00-9:30pm 
Auditorium also available at times, please check in with front desk.

Saturday - Sunday 9:00am-5:00pm  
Hallways available for refreshing.
Southwest Community Center
6820 SW 45th Avenue
503-823-2840
Monday - Friday 5:15am-9:30pm
Saturday 7:00am-7:00pm
Sunday 9:00am-6:00pm

Cool spaces in our lobby, come in and visit with neighbors, enjoy your community.
St. Johns Community Center 
8247 N Central Street
503-823-3192
Monday 7:30am-6:00pm
Tuesday 7:30am-7:15pm
Wednesday 7:30am-6:00pm
Thursday 7:30am-7:15pm
Friday 7:30am-6:00pm
Saturday - Sunday CLOSED (Available for rentals)

Cool spaces in our lobby, come in and visit with neighbors, enjoy your community.

New Eastside Premium Passes

Now you can enjoy fitness and swim pool benefits at any of our full service community centers and pools with one annual fee: East Portland, Mt. Scott, Matt Dishman, and Charles Jordan/Columbia Pool. Stop by any of the community centers mentioned here and our staff can get you set up with the pass that is most convenient for you!

Eastside Premium Passes Annual Fees
Adult Pass $493
Senior Pass $386
Family Pass $789
*Youth and Teen Passes are also available, and in addition, explore our TeenForce Pass, providing fitness and other activities to youth ages 10-20 at our five TeenForce locations.

Employment
Seasonal employment for aquatics, recreation, maintenance, sports, arts, instruction, and park rangers at Portland Parks & Recreation can be found on our Employment and Internships page. We encourage you to apply for positions even if they aren't currently listed in the case an opening becomes available. Learn more.


Volunteer
Our recreation programs need assistance with youth and adult activities such as homework clubs, arts and crafts, sports and fitness, drama and dance, day camps - the list is endless! The staff at each of our program sites can discuss their specific volunteer opportunities with you. Learn more.