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Commissioner Ryan Extends Fee Waivers for Winter Storm-Related Tree Damage Through March 8

Effort to further assist Portlanders after a devastating weather event

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Additional Support for Community Members Navigating Retroactive Permitting Related To Storm-Damaged Trees

This page contains information about additional support offered by Portland Parks & Recreation for community members navigating the retroactive permitting related to storm-damaged trees.

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Commissioner Ryan Directs Project at George Park to Proceed

This effort is an innovative partnership between the City, Portland Parks Foundation, and The Kidz Outside

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Commissioner Ryan Directs Funding to Complete Columbia Slough Trail Project

Project Crosses Finish Line; Enhances Accessibility, Access, and Trail Use

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Agreement Reached for Improvements and Community Access for Grant Bowl, Track, and Sports Fields

PP&R provided a permit to PPS last fall at the school district’s request, to begin a project to replace the Grant Bowl turf. This work is underway.

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Commissioner Ryan Waives Fees for Winter Storm-related Tree Damage

In response to this extreme weather event and the Mayor’s emergency declaration.

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PP&R is recruiting high school freshmen students for the EAGLE Caddie Program now through Friday, May 3, 2024

Opportunities for summer employment; qualifying participants can apply for a full college scholarship!

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Portland Parks & Recreation Completes Errol Heights Park Project

16 acres in SE Portland transformed into a more inclusive developed park and natural area.

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Schools to Pools: New PP&R/PPS Programs for Second Grade Students

Portland Parks & Recreation Partners with Portland Public Schools to Provide FREE Swim Lessons for Participating PPS
Second Grade Students; Program Expected to Grow!

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More Portland Parks & Recreation Facilities Reopen Wednesday, January 24

Two Others Remain Temporarily Closed For Storm-related Repairs

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Some Portland Parks & Recreation Facilities Reopen Tuesday, January 23

Others Remain Temporarily Closed For Storm-related Repairs

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Portland Parks & Recreation Facilities CLOSED for Activities on Monday, January 22

Registration for Next Session Opens; Online Sign-Up Recommended

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PP&R’s Urban Forestry Crews Ready to Respond to Winter Storm Tree Emergencies

For the upcoming weekend winter storm event, 24 PP&R arborists on call available to respond to tree-related emergencies on City property.

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Wedding Reservations for the Portland Parks & Recreation System Open January 8 for 2024 Dates

In-person Applications Get Priority Starting Monday, January 8, at 8am

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Commissioner Ryan Directs Development Funds for New Skatepark in Old Town

Project Expected to Boost Downtown Recreation and Strengthen Local Economy

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Commissioner Dan Ryan Directs Improvements at University Park

Improvements yet to be determined; funded by development fees, not tax dollars

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PP&R, Portland Fire & Rescue Seek Sustainable Funding

Bureaus Undertaking Polling; Seeking to Address Infrastructure Needs and to Enhance Community Services

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Year 2 of the Parks Levy Produces Continued Success and Enhanced Parks and Recreation Services for Portland

Bureau Delivers on Parks Levy Voter Commitments; Second Annual Report Released

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Commissioner Ryan Directs Nearly $60M in Development Fees to North Portland Aquatic Center

The highly anticipated swimming site is nearly fully funded.

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Iconic elk statue will return to downtown Portland

The City's beloved Thompson Elk has been fully restored and safely stored since it was damaged during protests in 2020.

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