Parks, recreation, and activities

Visit Portland Parks & Recreation to find a park, natural area, or community center, and to sign up for a class or activity.

News and Notices

Join the Urban Forestry Commission

Joining the Urban Forestry Commission (UFC) is one of the most effective ways community members can help advocate and care for our city’s urban forest!

Updated News article


Powell Butte Reservoir 1 Roof Repair Update - June 2022

Read our June e-newsletter to learn more about construction on the reservoir roof at Powell Butte.

Newsletter


Summer on the Willamette River – weekly water quality testing begins for 10th season

Want to swim, boat, play in the Willamette River? Water quality is good for recreation. A decade of data show low bacteria levels in the Willamette River - well within DEQ guidelines for water recreation. Find out weekly test results all summer long.

Press release


Construction and Maintenance

Construction starting in October 2021
Forest Park Entrance completion expected spring 2022
A new Errol Heights Park is coming in 2023

Upcoming Events

DJ Groove Time - DJ George the Mixologist

Come out and enjoy FREE DJ music in the Park with DJ George the Mixologist!

3:30 pm 5:30 pm
Community Event
Photo of DJ George wearing white headphones while working with his laptop in a colorfully lit room.

Tennis on the Go

Join us for tennis on the plaza.

11:30 am 1:00 pm
Community Event

Tennis on the Go

Join us for tennis on the plaza.

11:30 am 1:00 pm
Community Event