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Portland Parks & Recreation

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Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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Portland Parks & Recreation Pools are READY for Winter Break!

(Portland,OR) –

Enjoy winter break at any of five indoor Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) pools! (Columbia Pool is closed during winter break for scheduled annual maintenance).   PP&R pools will be offering extended Open Play Swim sessions in addition to our regular schedule of Lap Swims, Water Exercise, Parent/Preschool and Family Swim sessions.

Extended Open Play swims for December 22-January 2 (Mon-Fri only)

Buckman Pool:         1:00-5:00pm                               Closed on 12/24-12/25                                                                                              Closed on 12/31-1/1

East Portland Pool:    11:30am-1:00pm Family Swim       Closed on 12/24-12/25

                             1:00-4:00pm Open Swim

                             7:00-9:00pm Open Swim (M/F only)


Matt Dishman Pool:   Open Swim        Mon/Tue: 7pm-9pm.

                                                   Fri 12/26: 7pm-8pm

                                                          Fri 1/2: 6pm-8pm (Dive-In Movie!)

                             Family Swim      M/T/W/F: 9am – 7pm (Shallow Bay only)

                                      Matt Dishman Pool closes at 3pm on 12/24 & 12/31

                                      Matt Dishman Pool closed 12/25 & 1/1


Mt.Scott Pool:       1:00-8:30pm (leisure pool only on 12/23, 12/26, 12/30, 1/2)

                             1:00-6:00pm (leisure pool only on 12/22, 12/29)

                              Closed on 12/24 at 2:30pm  Closed on 12/25        Closed on 12/31 at 2:30pm

                                 Closed on 1/1 at 5:30pm

Southwest Pool:       11:30am-1:00pm Family Swim       Closed on 12/24 and 12/25

                                  1:00-9:00pm Open Swim               Closed on 12/31 at 2:30pm

                                  Closed on 1/1 at 5:30pm                                  

For more information on how to participate in other Winter Break pool activities or to register for Winter Swim Lessons, contact the pool in your area or call Portland Parks & Recreation Aquatics at (503) 823-5130. You may also register and view classes online at

          Buckman Pool          (503) 823-3668

          320 SE 16th  

          Dishman Pool           (503) 823-3673

          77 NE Knott

         East Portland           (503) 823-3450

          740 SE 106th

         Mt.Scott Pool          (503) 823-3183

           5530 SE 72nd

         Southwest Pool         (503) 823-2840

          6820 SW 45th   Ave