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Most City offices closed Wednesday, June 19, to observe Juneteenth

The City of Portland recognizes Juneteenth as a formal day of remembrance to honor Black American history and the end of slavery in the United States. Learn about Juneteenth.

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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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Mt Scott Community Center Closes Temporarily for Seismic Retrofit, Expansion

SE Portland Center Improves Safety, Service with Significant Upgrades

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New Aquatic Center To Be Built at Northgate Park in North Portland

Extensive Community Engagement Continues

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Portland Parks & Recreation Outdoor Pools Open for Summer on June 21, 2023

Play Swims, Free Swim Sessions offered Indoor and Outdoor for First Time Since COVID

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Summer Free For All Returns for 2023!

Full slate of FREE movies, concerts, Free Lunch + Play, and more; second annual East Portland Summer Arts Festival set for Ventura Park

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North Portland Aquatic Center’s Location Narrowed to Three Possible Sites

Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) announces that, thanks to continued input from neighbors and project stakeholders, there are now only three sites under consideration for the North Portland Aquatic Center.

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Portland Parks & Recreation facing staffing issues, continues to recruit for full-time, part-time, and seasonal work

Portland's parks bureau opens recruitment for full-time and part-time jobs across the PP&R system with immediate openings, as well as many positions available for summer 2023.

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Columbia Pool in North Portland to Remain Closed Permanently

After 93 years of serving North Portland, Columbia Pool will permanently close due to life-safety hazards and diminishing structural integrity.

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Wilson Outdoor Pool to be renamed Ida B. Wells-Barnett Outdoor Pool

PP&R's popular recreational facility now bears the name of noted civil rights activist Ida B. Wells-Barnett.

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Portland Parks & Recreation delivers on promises to Levy voters with enhanced park services

Voter-approved Parks Levy makes PP&R services possible citywide; first Annual Report released

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