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View and register for Portland Parks & Recreation classes and activities through our online system.
Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) believes recreation is for everyone. We know that the price of programs and activities prevents some community members from being able to participate.
Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) is always looking for motivated and responsible individuals to join our aquatics staff. We offer lifeguard certification, swim instructor training, and water fitness instructor training classes year-round.
Create an account, search through the Portland Parks & Recreation list of classes, and register for activities from the online registration system.

Community Centers

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Before you visit Portland Parks & Recreation pools please review our list of approved swimwear.

Fitness in the Park

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Portland Parks & Recreation's Fitness in the Park helps Portlanders stay active and achieve their fitness goals while connecting to community and nature in our parks. People at every fitness level, age 14 and up, are welcome.
Portland Parks & Recreation posts information on closures, delays, and cancellations affecting our sites and programs during inclement weather.

Inclusion Services

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Inclusion Services provides meaningful access to people living with disabilities. The program aims to provide every individual access to all PP&R registered classes and activities that are within their age group. Each support plan is established on an individual basis.
Splash pads in parks open for summer 2024 on or by June 15! It takes time to get them all activated. They run between 10 am-8 pm daily through Labor Day (we extended their hours this summer). Interactive park fountains turn on in the spring; see below for more hours and locations.
Portland Parks & Recreation owns and operates four indoor pools and seven outdoor pools. All indoor and Creston, Grant, Ida B. Wells, Peninsula, Pier and Sellwood outdoor pools are now open for the season. Montavilla outdoor pool will open July 22, 2024. Montavilla Outdoor Pool will open July 22.

Lifelong Recreation

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Lifelong Recreation (formerly Senior Recreation) is dedicated to ensuring access to recreational, educational, and wellness opportunities for adults age 60+.
Portland Parks & Recreation owns and operates four indoor pools and seven outdoor pools. All indoor and Creston, Grant, Ida B. Wells, Peninsula, Pier and Sellwood outdoor pools are now open for the season. Montavilla outdoor pool will open July 22, 2024. Montavilla Outdoor Pool will open July 22.
Portland Parks & Recreation is dedicated to providing a play-based, child-centered, and inclusive educational preschool program for ages 3–5 years old. Play is an important avenue for learning. It is our goal to honor where each child is in their development.

PP&R Program Survey

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Fill out this survey for a chance to win a free class or a 20-visit pass to our community centers and pools.
Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) is thrilled to provide programming with resources from the Parks Local Option Levy (Parks Levy)
Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) is thrilled to provide programming with resources from the Parks Local Option Levy (Parks Levy)!

Summer Camps

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Our camp program provides healthy, active, engaging, safe, and fun activities for kids from preschool through elementary school.
At Schools Uniting Neighborhoods (SUN) Community Schools the school community works with partners in the broader community to educate and support kids creating a collective impact.
Portland Parks & Recreation owns and operates four indoor pools and seven outdoor pools. All indoor and Creston, Grant, Ida B. Wells, Peninsula, Pier and Sellwood outdoor pools are now open for the season. Montavilla outdoor pool will open July 22, 2024.

Tennis

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Portland Parks & Recreation's (PP&R) Tennis program offers year-round opportunities to play, learn, and compete.
Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) is thrilled to provide programming with resources from the Parks Local Option Levy (Parks Levy)!

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