Sellwood Community Center

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The Sellwood Community Center facility is owned and maintained by Portland Parks & Recreation. Sellwood Community House leases this facility and manages programming and rental usage.
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Sellwood Community House

The Sellwood Community Center facility is owned and maintained by Portland Parks & Recreation. Sellwood Community House leases this facility and manages programming and rental usage. 

Year acquired
1920
Size in acres
0.23
History

The building was originally constructed as a residential hotel for the men who worked in the old Sellwood Log Mill. It also had a small swimming pool which was decommissioned in the 1940s. In 1910, it became the first branch of the YMCA in Portland. PP&R began teaching classes there in 1918, and the City of Portland purchased the facility in 1920 as its second community center. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2006, one of only three such designated buildings in the neighborhood. It is also a City of Portland Historic Landmark.

Reservations available

  • Kitchen
  • Meeting room
  • Party room
  • Wedding site

Make a reservation through the customer service center

Park Location or Entrance

1436 SE Spokane Street
Portland, OR 97202

Park amenities/activities

Gymnasium
Picnic Table
Playground
Plaza
Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)
Basketball Court (Indoor)

City section

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