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What’s Next for Portland Parks & Recreation

The future of Portland Parks & Recreation.

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Portland Parks & Recreation’s Free Lunch + Play is underway citywide

Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R)’s annual Free Lunch + Play program began on Monday, June 22, 2020.

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Portland Parks & Recreation’s Free Lunch + Play Begins Monday, June 22

Expanded program is key in citywide efforts to provide crucial services.

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Introducing Verdell Burdine Rutherford Park

Major improvements complete at historic park.

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We are experiencing a time of unity, and Portland Parks & Recreation is here for our City

A note from Portland Parks & Recreation Director, Adena Long.

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PP&R will provide Free Lunch + Play programs in Summer 2020

Concerts in the Park, Movies in the Park, Washington Park Summer Festival, Portland World Soccer Tournament are canceled this summer.

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PP&R Urges Physical Distancing, other Health Directives to be Followed

April 7, 2020 update - please help stop the spread of COVID-19

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Mayor Wheeler Announces Plans to Keep Columbia Pool in North Portland Open Through June 2021

Mayor Ted Wheeler announced he will include funding for Columbia Pool in his proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

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Portland Parks & Recreation Urges Physical Distancing, other Health Directives to be Followed

Advisory on maintaining physical distancing and how staff will be at parks to help people remember the public health guidelines - especially during this warm weather.

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Portland Parks & Recreation to close several parks to vehicle traffic March 26, 2020

Portland Parks & Recreation will close several parks to vehicle traffic on or by early Thursday morning to help promote safe physical distancing practices and discourage overcrowding.

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Portland Parks & Recreation COVID-19 Closures and Postponements

Portland Parks & Recreation has monitored the COVID-19 situation since it began. We continue to be in communication with, and to follow the guidance of, the Oregon Health Authority, Multnomah County Health Department, and the Portland Bureau of Emergency Management regarding the situation.

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POSTPONED - 2020 Portlanders STAND with Refugees & Immigrants

A free evening of multicultural music and dancing; open to all

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Portland Parks & Recreation’s commitment to sustainability continues

Energy and water efficiencies implemented at nine park sites

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PP&R announces the new Glenhaven Park Community Garden

Grand opening celebration on Saturday, February 29, 2020

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PP&R opens new Bond-funded bridge on Springwater Corridor

New bridge at SE 45th Avenue opens Wednesday, January 15, 2020

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PP&R recruiting High School Freshman Students for EAGLE Caddie Program

Opportunities for Summer Employment and a full College Scholarship

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Commissioner Nick Fish passes away

Our thoughts and condolences are with Commissioner Fish's family and friends.

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Portland Parks Board statement on Commissioner Fish's passing

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