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Posted on: September 12, 2018

Portland Recreation Positions Available!

Longfellow School Aftercare Artwork

Portland Recreation is looking for qualified candidates to fill our Recreation Programmer 1 positions in our Before and After the Bell program as well as our Community Centers.  

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

Find Your Favorite Park

Parks website

Big changes are coming to the parks page of our website. A new "Park Finder Grid" where you can browse parks and get more information, maps, and pictures, as well as our Park Finder Map, that lets you explore the city ...

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Parks & Rec Spotlight
Posted on: February 5, 2018

Donate to the Skatepark Expansion!


Text SKATE to 71777! Donate individually or become a fundraiser to help raise money for the City of Portland's Skatepark Expansion! Our Parks Division is in the early stages of planning an expansion to the much-used and overcrowded skatepark at Dougherty ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

Fifth Season of Sundays on the Boulevard May 6th–Sept 23rd


The fifth season of Sundays on the Boulevard began Sunday, May 6, 2018. Baxter Boulevard, with one of the best views in Portland, will once again be transformed into an urban oasis for bike riding, running, walking, skateboarding and other recreational ac...

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Parks & Rec Spotlight
Posted on: April 25, 2018

2018 Cruise Season Officially Underway

2018 Cruise Ship Season

The 2018 cruise season officially began today with the arrival of the Artania with 1,200 passengers and more than 500 crew members. Portland saw two other ship visits in April and nine ships in May before really kicking into high gear over the summer mont...

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Parks & Rec Spotlight
Posted on: January 26, 2018

Memorial Benches


Donate a bench to a loved one and have it placed in one of Portland's beautiful parks!

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