Community Centers

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Find a Community Center near you

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


Inclement Weather Policy and Closures

PP&R classes, activities, rentals, and sports events may be canceled due to inclement weather, such as ice, snow, or extreme heat. Call 503-823-2533 or visit portland.gov/parks/closures for the most current information. Some recreation programs may run as conditions and staff availability allow. Safety is a major factor in determining operations at each PP&R facility. PP&R facilities, our social media outlets, and our website will all feature operating information including opening and closing times.  


Access Discount Program - Reduced Pricing

 Thanks to the Parks Local Option Levy, Portland residents can get a discount on program and activity fees. Use the discount for community center and pool admission, preschool and after-school programs, classes, camps, swim lessons, and more.

To get a discount, first register for the Access Discount Program, select a discount amount, and then use it for select activities. No proof of income is required. Discount is valid for 12 months from registration date. Go to any community or arts center for more information about how to register.

Choose a discount: 25, 50, 75, or 90%

Learn more about the Access Discount Program 


Current Activities

See Information About Current Recreation Services

Portland Parks & Recreation community centers are open for classes, camps, and drop-in activities. For questions or more information about PP&R community centers, please visit your local community center information page or contact the PP&R Customer Service Center at customerservicecenter@portlandoregon.gov

See PP&R Swimming Pool Information and Schedules

PP&R also offers a variety of activities for you to sign up to participate in. Activities, including swim lessons, sports, art classes, music lessons, school break camps, Adaptive & Inclusive recreation, and Lifelong Recreation, will open for enrollment on the following dates (in-person and virtual options available):

 Sign up for a class or activity


Admission Fees and Pass Options

Passes can be used at all of 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 swimming pool at Charles Jordan Community Center. Reduced prices are available for use at that facility only.

  • Teens (age 10-20) are encouraged to sign up for a TeenForce pass, which provides access to FREE TeenForce activities at Charles Jordan, East Portland, Matt Dishman, Mt. Scott, and Southwest Community Centers. 
  • Children age 2 and younger are FREE
  • Ask your insurance provider if they offer any of the following programs which cover the cost of a pass: Silver & Fit, Active & Fit, Silver Sneakers, One Pass, or Renew Active.

Drop-In Admission

  • Youth (age 3-12): $4
  • Teen (age 13-17): $5
  • Adult (age 18-59): $6
  • Senior (age 60+): $5

20-Visit Pass

  • Youth (age 3-12): $77
  • Teen (age 13-17): $85 
  • Adult (age 18-59): $106
  • Senior (age 60+): $85
  • Senior Couple (both age 60+): $85

Month Pass

  • Youth (age 3-12): $29
  • Teen (age 13-17): $33 
  • Adult (age 18-59): $41
  • Senior (age 60+): $33
  • Senior Couple (both age 60+): $49
  • Family: $66

Month Pass | You can choose to sign up for an Auto Renew Pass, which will allow you to simply pay your first monthly fee upon registering, and all future monthly payments are deducted directly from your debit or credit card (requires a valid card to remain on file). You may also choose to purchase a single month pass, which will expire 30 days from purchase (no debit or credit card necessary). 


Employment

Seasonal employment for aquatics, recreation, maintenance, sports, arts, instruction, and park rangers at Portland Parks & Recreation can be found on our jobs page


Volunteer

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, and more. Visit our volunteer page to learn more. 


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.

Location

Charles Jordan Community Center

Community And Arts Center
Park Location or Entrance
9009 N Foss Avenue
Portland, OR 97217

Community Music Center

Community And Arts Center
Park Location or Entrance
3350 SE Francis Street
Portland, OR 97202

East Portland Community Center

Community And Arts Center
Park Location or Entrance
740 SE 106th Avenue
Portland, OR 97216

Matt Dishman Community Center

Community And Arts Center
Park Location or Entrance
77 NE Knott Street
Portland, OR 97212

Montavilla Community Center

Community And Arts Center
Park Location or Entrance
8219 NE Glisan Street
Portland, OR 97220

Mt. Scott Community Center

Community And Arts Center
Park Location or Entrance
Mt. Scott Community Center and Indoor Pool is closed for extensive renovation. Please visit other PP&R locations.
5530 SE 72nd Avenue
Portland, OR 97206

Multnomah Arts Center

Community And Arts Center
Park Location or Entrance
7688 SW Capitol Highway
Portland, OR 97219

Peninsula Park Community Center

Community And Arts Center
Park Location or Entrance
700 N Rosa Parks Way
Portland, OR 97217

Southwest Community Center

Community And Arts Center
Park Location or Entrance
6820 SW 45th Avenue
Portland, OR 97219

St. Johns Community Center

Community And Arts Center
Park Location or Entrance
8427 N Central Street
Portland, OR 97203

Woodstock Community Center

Community And Arts Center
Park Location or Entrance
5905 SE 43rd Avenue
Portland, OR 97206