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The City of Portland, Oregon

Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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2017 Portland Parks & Recreation by the Numbers

Photo of Washington Park Rose Garden

Total Park System Acres - 11,712

  • Developed Parks - 146
  • Built Acres (includes developed parks, golf courses, PIR) - 3,539
  • Natural Areas Acres - 7,921
  • Undeveloped Acres - 252

FY 2017-18 Adopted Budget - $213 million

  • Operating - $152 million
  • Capital - $61 million

Employees

  • Full-time - 627
  • Part-time & Seasonal - 2,948

Volunteers

  • Annual Hours Contributed - 473,675
  • Positions (FTE) Respresented by Volunteer Hours - 228

Facilities

  • Community and Art Centers - 15
  • Indoor and Outdoor Pools - 13
  • Golf Courses - 6
  • Motorsports Raceway - 1
  • Baseball/Softball Diamonds - 122
  • Basketball Hoops - 244
  • Community Gardens - 53
  • Miles of Regional Trails - 157.3
  • Off-Leash Dog Areas - 33
  • Picnic Areas - 94
  • Playgrounds - 132
  • Restroom Buildings - 1212
  • River Beaches - 5
  • Skateboard parks - 6
  • Tennis Courts - 119

By Percentages 

  • Portlanders who visited their park at least once last year……………........... 94%
  • Portlanders rating the overall quality of their parks as good or excellent …. 86%
  • Portlanders who participated in at least one recreation program last year… 40%
  • Portlanders rating the quality of their experience as good or excellent…..... 85%