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

News Release: Celebrate National Bike Month at East Portland Sunday Parkways on May 19!

From live music performances to an interactive community art mural, there will be something for everyone to enjoy along the 3.3 mile route.

Press release


Public Street Plazas May Newsletter

Upcoming events, plaza improvements, and more!

News article


PBOT Safe Routes to School May 2024 Newsletter

Updated Newsletter


Construction and Maintenance

Construction started in October 2021, with expected completion in Summer 2024
The new parking area is now open to the community for use.
Project design began in 2019 and will continue through 2024. Construction is expected to begin in early March 2025 and will be completed by mid-February 2026.

Upcoming Events

South Waterfront Greenway Volunteer Event

Join us for a stewardship event along the South Waterfront Greenway and help care for your local park.

10:00 am 12:00 pm
Volunteer Event

Washington Park Volunteer Event

Join Portland Parks & Recreation in the Cloud Forest at Washington Park!

9:00 am 12:00 pm
Volunteer Event

Spring Garden Park Volunteer Event

Join us for a stewardship event at Spring Garden Park, this is a great way to get outside, enjoy nature, and help care for your local park.

10:00 am 12:00 pm
Volunteer Event