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This week, Portland is expecting record-breaking heat. Safety is the top priority of Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R), and we make every effort to keep our classes, camps, and activities running safely during the heat. Read on for details, info, and safety tips.
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Join PP&R and KemperSports to celebrate the new Colwood Golf Center, a public golf facility and course.
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The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is the leading non-profit organization dedicated to parks and recreation nationwide.
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FREE Learn to Swim Lessons are next week- sign up in-person only
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Portland's first downtown river swimming beach opens
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Free Lunch + Play program expects to distribute more than 110,000 free lunches to Portland youth
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The garden, at Lynch Wood Elementary School, is expected to be complete in the autumn of 2017
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Kingsley Community Garden becomes Portland’s 52nd Site for Growing Healthy, Local, Fresh Food
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Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) announces that all grass playing fields (for sports such as soccer, lacrosse, etc.) as well as baseball and softball fields citywide are now open for all permitted games, practices, and drop-in play as of Tuesday, May 23, 2017.
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Duniway Park now has a new turf athletic field, available for year-round use, and a new track with new lighting (at runner level, rather than big stadium lights) to enhance use after dark.
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The new Lents Park turf athletic field is available for drop-in play or to be reserved for league/rental use.
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Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) is partnering with the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics to host a community event and other educational activities the week of June 19-26, 2017.
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Fields east of the Willamette River now open for both practices AND games
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Thanks to funding from the Parks Replacement Bond, construction will begin in June to restore all four existing tennis courts at Argay Park, NE 141st Avenue and Failing Street
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Third annual celebration of Cambodian, Thai, Laotian and Burmese cultures
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CondItions vary citywide
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PP&R temporarily closed the floating portion of the Eastbank Esplanade due to extremely high Willamette River water levels.
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Make your mark on the future of Washington Park! Share your opinions on potential concepts to shape the park over the coming decades.