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Adaptive Classes, Trips, and Activities

Considered one of the top specialized community recreation programs in the United States, our AIR program serves people of all ages at sites throughout Portland Parks & Recreation facilities. Participants who do not live in the Portland city limits pay a slightly higher fee.
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COVID-19 related information

Portland Parks & Recreation’s primary goal is to keep our community healthy and protect the public from the spread of COVID-19. We continue to follow guidance from public health authorities and elected officials. PP&R fall programming has been designed to meet public health guidance and to be flexible as conditions change. 

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Adaptive Classes, Trips, and Activities

Contact Jane Doyle, AIR Adaptive Programming Coordinator at 503-307-4131 to register when you find a class or activity you would like to participate in. You can also email the program staff (see below) for assistance and questions. Our monthly dance and weekly bowling programs are drop-in activities, no pre-registration is required. 

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Inclusion Services

If you are in need of our inclusion services, please register for your class or activity, then contact Lyndsey Goforth at 971-284-5060 for an accommodation request. Accommodation requests should be completed at least ten (10) days prior to the start of the class or activity. All swim-inclusion requests are taken care of at the swimming pool where you are registered.

Accommodation Request Form

Please complete this Accommodation Request Form form to request information about Portland Parks & Recreation inclusion services. Upon receipt of this form, you will be contacted by our staff to discuss your request and determine the next steps.

Adaptive and Inclusive Staff

Our staff has a wide variety of experience working with people who have special needs. Direct service staff have experience in community recreation, education, or clinical settings. Many staff have college degrees, including therapeutic recreation, social work, school counseling, and human resources management.

Universal Access Play Areas

The concept of a Universal Access Play Area environment is one that not only meets ADA requirements; it means an environment that is designed for all children of all abilities and their families.

Arbor Lodge Park (Harper's Playground)
N Deleware Avenue and Bryant Street, Portland, Oregon 97217

Couch Park
551 NW 19th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97209

Gabriel Park - COMING IN 2021
SW 45th Avenue and Vermont Street, Portland, Oregon 97219

Gateway Discovery Park
10520 NE Halsey Street, Portland, Oregon 97220

Kenton Park
8417 N Brandon Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97217

Ventura Park
460 SE 113th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97216