Kenton Park

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Kenton Park Playground Project

Project Overview

Outdated, inaccessible play structures, picnic tables, benches, a drinking fountain, and paved paths were replaced in the playground area at Kenton Park, thanks to funding from the Parks Replacement Bond.

Project Timeline

  • Winter 2017 - Spring 2017: Concept Development and Public Involvement
  • Open House #1: March 7, 2017 
  • Open House #2: April 13, 2017
  • Summer 2017: Construction Documents
  • Fall 2017:  Permitting
  • Winter 2017/18: Bidding
  • Spring / Summer 2018: Construction
  • September 29, 2018: Re-opening of playground!

Accessibility Notes

Play Area

  • Universally-accessible unitary play surfacing

Play Equipment

  • Universally-accessible play equipment and play features
  • Universally-accessible adaptive swing
  • Sensory play elements 

Size in acres

12.40

Year acquired

1941

History

In 2018, Kenton Park’s playground was fully renovated, including the addition of new accessibility features, with funding from the 2014 Parks Replacement Bond.

Park Location or Entrance

Kenton Park main entrance
8417 N Brandon Avenue
Portland, OR 97217

Open hours

Park hours: 5:00am-midnight

To reserve a sports field, call 503-823-2525.

Park amenities/activities

Accessible Play Area
Accessible Restroom
Basketball Court
Paths (Paved)
Picnic Table
Playground
Soccer Field
Softball Field
Splash Pad
Universal Access Play Area

Neighborhood

Kenton

City section

North