Community Centers

All Portland Parks & Recreation Community Centers are closed, and all Community Center activities are canceled through September 2020. This date is subject to change.

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COVID-19 related information

Learn more about closures and postponements related to the COVID-19 pandemic response.

For refund information, please visit our Parks Cancellations and Refunds page.

Find a Community Center near you!

Portland Parks & Recreation owns and operates nine community centers located throughout the Portland area.

PP&R Gift Certificates

Purchase a Portland Parks & Recreation gift certificate any way you wish!

1. In person at one of our many community centers.

2. By phone with our Customer Service Center at 503-823-2525.

3. Online through our online registration.

Need to host a party? Portland Parks & Recreation has birthday packages and event space rentals available at all community centers.

Community Center Passes

Available at the following community centers:
Charles Jordan  |  East Portland  |  Matt Dishman  |  Mt. Scott  |  Southwest

Gain access to drop-in activities during their scheduled times. Amenities include the fitness center, group exercise, water exercise, whirlpool spa, play swims, and open gym times. Swim lessons, camps, and classes are offered at a set fee—no additional admission fee will be charged when participating in registered activities. 

Premium Passes

With our Premium Pass, enjoy fitness and swim pool benefits at any of our full-service community centers and pools with one annual fee: East Portland, Mt. Scott, Matt Dishman, Charles Jordan/Columbia Pool, and Southwest Community Center. Also available is an East Portland Premium Pass for our full-service centers east of the Willamette River. Stop by any of the community centers mentioned here and our staff can get you set up with the pass that is most convenient for you!

Premium PassAnnual Fees
Adult Pass$766
Senior Pass$607
Family Pass$1,214
*Youth and Teen Passes are also available, and in addition, explore our TeenForce Pass, providing fitness and other activities to youth ages 10-20 at our five TeenForce locations.
Eastside Premium Passes
Valid at East Portland | Mt. Scott | Matt Dishman | Charles Jordan | Columbia Pool
Annual Fees
Adult Pass$660
Senior Pass$528
Family Pass$1,056

Active Pass

Looking for ongoing access to drop-in activities? This is the pass for you! One monthly fee provides unlimited visits to scheduled drop-in programs throughout the facility. For your convenience, Active Passes will auto-renew each month. Simply pay for the first month upon registering and all future monthly payments are deducted directly from your debit or credit card. 

20 Visit Pass

20-Visit Passes are a great option for those who plan to work out only once a week. In addition, 20-Visit Passes are great for organizations that would like to bring a larger group of visitors (please call ahead). The passes provide unlimited day-use of the facility at a discounted rate.

Drop-in Admission

For those visiting the center just for the day to swim or workout. Our daily drop-in fee provides access to drop-in activities throughout the entire day. Shoot hoops in the morning, enjoy an exercise class at noon, and relax in the whirlpool spa in the evening...all for the cost of one daily admission fee!

Passes must be purchased in-person.

Complete cost and information details (pdf)

Scholarship and Financial Assistance

Inclement Weather Policy for Portland Parks & Recreation

Check here for schedule changes and closures due to inclement weather.


Seasonal employment for aquatics, recreation, maintenance, sports, arts, instruction, and park rangers at Portland Parks & Recreation can be found on our Employment and Internships page. We encourage you to apply for positions even if they aren't currently listed in the case an opening becomes available. Learn more at our Employment and Internships Opportunities page.


Our recreation programs need assistance with youth and adult activities such as homework clubs, arts and crafts, sports and fitness, drama and dance, day camps - the list is endless! The staff at each of our program sites can discuss their specific volunteer opportunities with you. Learn more at our Volunteer Services page.