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Offering community-based recreation activities and leisure services specially designed for children, teens, and adults who have a disability and/or special needs.

REGISTRATION BEGINS NOVEMBER 20, 2017 Go to PORTLANDPARKS.ORG, click on the Register Now tab. Commissioner Amanda Fritz Director Mike Abbaté


Portland Parks & Recreation offers a Day Support Activities program for participants 50+ with Developmental Disabilities. Make new friends through integration, social interaction skills, leisure skills, volunteering & community outings. Monday-Friday 8:30am-1:30pm For more information please contact Dawn Hubbard 503-823-4320.

TABLE OF CONTENTS Inclusion Services..........................................................3 Drop-in Classes.............................................................4 Teen Classes..................................................................5 Teen/Adult Classes.................................................... 6-8 Friends, Food, & Fun.....................................................8 Social Sampler...............................................................9 Adult Outings........................................................ 10-13 Citywide Recreation Activities.............................. 14-19 Recreation Facilities & Map.................................. 20-21 Registration Information & Form.......................... 22-23

Inclement Weather Policy If the City of Portland public school districts (Portland Public, Parkrose, David Douglas, Reynolds, and Centennial) are closed because of weather conditions, PP&R classes and youth basketball in those school districts may be cancelled. We recommend that you check in with your community centers for the latest information about individual registered programs and activities. Some recreation programs may run as conditions and instructor availability allow. Decisions to operate on a specific site basis are made when it is determined that all programs may operate safely. Call the specific PP&R facility for information and opening/closing times.

ADAPTIVE & INCLUSIVE RECREATION 305 NE 102, Suite 250 Portland, OR 97220 503-823-2883

Rec. Coordinator II Jane Doyle | 503-307-4131 Rec. Coordinator I Lyndsey Goforth | 503-823-4333 Rec. Coordinator I Dawn Hubbard | 503-823-4320


Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm


View & register for classes on-line at or call AIR office at 503-823-2883. CLOSURES Winter 2018 New Year's, January 1 MLK Day, January 15 President's Day, February 19 REGISTRATION DATES Winter 2018 Trips 2 November 20


Scholarships City of Portland residents, regardless of age, who require financial assistance can apply for partial scholarships. Contact individual centers for information. Portland Parks & Recreation

W E S TA N D T O G E T H E R We welcome ALL races, ALL religions, ALL countries of origin, ALL ages, ALL sexual orientations, ALL genders, ALL abilities.

It is the policy of the City of Portland and a core value of Portland Parks & Recreation, that no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in any City program, service, or activity on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or disability. To help ensure equal access to City programs services, and activities, the City of Portland reasonably provides: translation and interpretation services, modifications, accommodations, auxiliary aides and services, and alternative format.


In compliance with Civil Rights laws, it is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in any City program, service, or activity on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or disability. To help ensure equal access to City programs, services, and activities, the City of Portland reasonably provides: translation and interpretation services, modifications, accommodations, auxiliary aides and services, and alternative format. HOW TO REQUEST INCLUSION SERVICES • Choose the activity you would like to participate in, and register for that class. • Contact Inclusion Services at 503-823-4333. • If this is your first time requesting accommodations through Inclusion Services, you will need to complete either a phone intake or an Accommodation Form that can be sent over email. This process is to help determine what level of accommodation needed for the participant. • Future assistance will be provided based on need. The inclusion staff will work with the instructor on how to support you and your individual needs. IMPORTANT DETAILS • A general program may be adapted using auxiliary aids and services, but the basic structure of the program remains the same. • Accommodations are made as needed and can be flexible, as well creative. • Participants need to register for activities that are intended for their birth age. • Personal care is provided for activities for individuals up to age 12. • For sign language interpreter please call 2 working days prior to the class • We request at least 10 working days’ notice prior to start of class. If you have questions about Inclusion Services, please contact Lyndsey Goforth at 503-823-4333 ( If necessary, use City TTY 503-823-6868, or use Oregon Relay Service: 711. Register at


DROP-IN Bowling For Fun age 10 - adult

Have fun with your friends while knocking down pins. Beginners to advanced bowlers are welcome. Bring $5 for one game or $10 for two. To accommodate bowlers who wish to play every week & don’t want to hassle with bringing money each time, we offer a 20 game punch card for $100. Bowling begins at 3:00. Shoes are free. Preregistration is not required. Adaptive bowling equipment is available at the lanes. Location King Pin, 3550 SE 92 Day/Time Wednesday, 3:00-4:30pm Dates January 3 - March 28 Cost $5 per game

Monthly Dance age 16 - adult

Senior / Adaptive Swim

Come join us for Senior/ Adaptive Swim! You can use our warm water pool to swim laps, do your own exercises, walk with or against the current channel & use the whirl pool spa. It’s a great time to meet other seniors & have a quiet time to exercise. All adults & seniors are welcome with paid admission. 1 Lane Leisure Pool Pool supporting multiple programs Location East Portland Community Ctr 740 SE 106th Day/Time Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 1:00-2:00pm

Have fun dancing to a DJ or a band. Socialize with friends, both new & old. Refreshments are provided. Cost for participants is $5. Facility staff & parents get in free, but donations are kindly accepted to help with the cost. Group & foster home staff must stay to assist their participants in the dance unless prior arrangements have been made with AIR by calling 503-823-2883.

Day/Time 1st Friday of the month 7:00 -9:00pm Cost $5 Due to the large number of participants who attend the dance, AIR staff is Dates only able to supervise participants who are in the auditorium, social room, January 5 - DJ Tom February 2 - Plan B Band or hallway of the center. Staff is unable to provide assistance to participants who need close supervision or personal care in the restroom. March 2 - DJ Tom Location Mt. Scott Community Center, 5530 SE 72nd (four blocks south of Foster Blvd.) Bus #10 & #14 4

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ages 13 - 19

Daily destination camps explore different activities & locations around the Portland/Metro area. You can register for one of these camps or all, whatever you like! No additional money needed unless you would like some spending money. Recommended for participants who can stay with a group. Limited space available. What to bring to camp: water, sack lunch Instructor Richard Riess Location EPCC 740 SE 106th, meet in the lobby


Spend the day exploring the Oregon Coast. Weather permitting, we will be on the beach enjoying the sun or strolling the accessible boardwalk. Enjoy the view of the Pacific Ocean. Bring Spending money for Souvenirs. If time permits we will stop for ice cream before the trip home. Time 9:00am-5:00pm Dates March 27 Cost $44 Course 1080060

Exploring the Oregon Zoo

Sea lions & Otters romp for your enjoyment in underwater viewing areas! Insects, amphibians, birds & mammals await your discovery! Explore different environments, including tundra, desert & marine life gaining knowledge of animals from around the world. Time 9:00am-3:30pm Dates March 28 Cost $44 Course 1080061

Bonneville Dam

Today’s adventures include a trip to the Washington side of Bonneville Dam & Fish hatchery! We will tour behind the scenes to watch for any salmon swimming upstream. After lunch we will go back to Oregon & tour around the fish hatchery to see how many different types of fish we can see. Time 9:00am-3:30pm Dates March 29 Cost $44 Course 1080062

TEEN SOCIAL ages 13 - 18 Do you love to dance, make craft projects, learn to cook small treats, or play games? If so, join us the first Tuesday of the month to have fun & hang out with friends. Friends & siblings welcome or meet new friends there! Location Karaoke Party Mt. Scott Community Center Join us for a fun-filled evening of Poolside Room singing, dancing & cheering on 5530 SE 72nd friends as we take turns doing karaoke of our favorite tunes! Instructor Anna Harvey & Elizabeth Dates January 2 Cogswell Cost $7 Course 1079909 Day/Time First Tuesday of the month January 2, February 6, March 6 4:30-5:30pm Register at

Design Your Own T-Shirts

Share your creative side & design your own shirts or bags! Bring a shirt or cloth bag from home that you would like to embellish & we will provide the tools to help you make it look awesome! Dates February 6 Cost $7 Course 1079910

Spring Bingo Party

BINGO! Join us for some fun & competition as we play BINGO & win Prizes! How many bingo’s can you get? Dates March 6 Cost $7 Course 1079911 5


Do you love to dance? Come join our dance crew for an all -mobility dance experience! Get up, get grooving & share the joy of dance with friends each week. Instructor Kathy Coleman Location Matt Dishman Community Ctr 77 NE Knott Auditorium Day/Time Wednesday, 4:00-5:00pm Dates January 10 - February 7 Cost $39 Course 1080065 Dates February 14 - March 14 Cost $39 Course 1080066

Self Defense & Safety

Have fun while learning personal safety through both hands on and role playing training. We will focus on prevention of becoming a victim and learn simple was to defend yourself. Instructor John Hurlman Location Matt Dishman Community Ctr 77 NE Knott Classroom A Day/Time Friday, 4:00-5:00pm Dates January 12 - February 7 Cost $39 Course 1082542 Dates February 16 - March 16 Cost $39 Course 1082543


3rd Annual BINGO! Come join us for a fun night of bingo & making new friends. Shout out loud B I N G O, when you have 5 in a row, up & down, across or diagonal, & win a prize. Register with your family or friends & join us! Location East Portland Community Ctr 740 SE 106 Day/Time Friday, 7:00-8:30pm Dates February 16 Cost $15 Course 1080178


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For the Fun of It: Fitness

Join our health & fitness crew as we play games, explore exercise routines, & learn about keeping our bodies strong & healthy! This is a great opportunity to get moving & hang out with friends while having a lot of FUN! Instructor John Hurlman Location East Portland Community Center 740 NE 106th Weight Room Day/Time Thursday, 5:30-6:30pm Dates January 11 - February 8 Cost $39 Course 1078324 Dates February 15 - March 15 Cost $39 Course 1078326

For the Fun of It: Zumba

Participants will learn various movements, activities, & exercise routines to build confidence, joy, & understanding around health & fitness. This is a great opportunity to get moving & hang out with friends while having a lot of FUN! Instructor Laura Neck Location East Portland Community Center 740 SE 106th Multipurpose Rm 3 Day/Time Thursday 6:30-7:15pm Dates January 11 - February 8 Cost $39 Course 1078343 Dates February 15 - March 15 Cost $39 Course 1078345

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Creative Arts

Friends, Food & Fun

Flying Pie Pizza

Be creative & stomp your feet. Discover drumming methods & making up beats on the spot. Appreciate the role rhythm plays & explore drumming together. Catch the rhythm & hear the beat! We meet once a month! Instructor Beth Rogers & Lucy Nelson Location Interstate Firehouse Cultural Ctr. 5340 N Interstate Dance Studio Day/Time 2nd Tuesday, 5:30-6:30pm Dates Jan 9, Feb 13, Mar 6 Cost $23.50 Course 1078309

Feast royally on the theme cuisine around town with delicious dishes from appetizer to desserts. Expand your knowledge of cultures & tastes in a social setting. Bring $20 to cover the cost of the meal. Instructor Anna Harvey Day/Time Tuesday, 4:30-6:00pm Cost $20 8

Explore your inner artist with activities such as drawing, painting & clay art! Experience the joy of creativity while working alongside peers & exchange project ideas! Instructor Anna Harvey & Irena Lukasiewicz Location Mt Tabor Sun School Art Room 5800 SE Ash One block south of Burnside Bus #20 & #71 Day/Time Monday, 6:00-7:30pm Dates January 8 - February 5 No class January 15 Cost $47 Course 1075674 Day/Time Monday, 6:00-7:30pm Dates February 12 - March 12 No class February 19 Cost $47 Course 1075675

Pizza 7804 SE Stark January 16 1080148


g Term n i r p S w Ne sons! s e L f l o G Cooking with Friends

One-part food & two parts friends is the perfect recipe for a good tasting & fun evening! Gain confidence & cooperative skills while discovering new recipes & preparing a wonderful meal to share. Relax & enjoy the fruits of your labor each week! Instructor Lauren White Location Alice Ott SUN Community School 12500 SE Ramona Home Ec. Room Day/Time Wednesday, 5:30-7:00pm Dates January 10 - February 7 Cost $58.50 Course 1078244 Dates February 14 - March 14 Cost $58.50 Course 1078252

Mediterranean 2103 N Killingsworth February 20 1080150

Rainbow Dragon Chinese Food 12840 SE Stark March 20 1080151

SOCIAL SAMPLER Instructor Anna Harvey & Lucy Nelson Location Matt Dishman Community Ctr 77 NE Knott Craft Room (2 blocks west of MLK) Bus #4 & #40 Day/Time Monday 3:00 -4:30 pm Cost Resident $10.25 Non-Resident $14.50

Sponge Painting

Lets make some art using sponges & stamps! We will paint gorgeous masterpieces of art to take home & display. February 5 1079902

February Fun Day!

A day of treats, active games & some Valentine's day card making! Visit with friends & have a great afternoon. February 12 1079903

2/19 Presidents' Day – No class

Paper - Craft Extravaganza

Explore making delicate fans, It's 2018! A new year & a great creative bookmarks, & paper time to think ahead in keeping flower bouquets! Paper is a track of your days, activities & fun material that can be used in such a wide range of art even goals! Join us in making activities. your own 2018 calendar. February 26 1079904 January 8 1079899

Calendar Creations

1/15 MLK Day – No class

Button Makers

Design & create your very own buttons! Wear them on your Celebrate the beautiful bags, clothing, hats & more. elements of Winter with craft options galore. Choose between Show off your artistic flare! March 5 1079905 snowman stress balls, woven yarn snowflakes or stamp art. Spring Fling Let your creativity shine. Let's cheer in the winding down January 22 1079900 of winter & welcome spring Snow Globes & Luminaries with a day of celebration! A Brighten up these dark winter day filled with carnival games & prizes plus spring crafts. days with your own beautiful March 12 1080059 handmade snow globe or a bright winter lantern. January 29 1079901

Winter Wonder Art

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Please notify us at least seven (7) days, unless otherwise specified, before the start of your program so that we can refund or credit your account for the registration fee. Prepaid materials & admission tickets cannot be refunded. Participants needing to withdraw after the program has begun are offered a prorated credit or refund based upon when the request is made. Refund Request Time Frame Requirements 1st Day of activity

Latest time of notification Prior Monday Monday at noon Prior Thursday Tuesday at noon Wednesday Wednesday Prior at noon Prior Thursday Thursday at noon Prior Friday Friday at noon Prior Monday Saturday at noon Prior Monday Sunday at noon 9

ADULT TRIPS Sign up for THREE community outings from pages 10 through 13! Call November 27 to register for more. Trip Leader Richard Riess LOCATION Van trips departure location: East Portland Community Center, 740 SE 106

Safari Sam’s

Games! Games! Games! Get ready to have hours of laughter & fun playing video games, black light putt putt golf & a lot more! This a day to spend inside having fun with your friend. Bring $9.50 to cover the cost of the mini golf & 20 tokens. Bring additional money if you want to play more games & $15 for your lunch. Day/Time Saturday, 9:00am-2:30pm Dates January 6 Cost $32 Course 1081648

Movie & Lunch at McMenamins

Spend the day with new & old friends. Eat your lunch while watching a new release movie at McMenamins. The name of the movie will be released the week before the outing. Bring $25 for your admission & lunch. Times & movie will be announced on January 16, 2018. Day/Time Saturday, TBA Dates January 20 Cost $32 Course 1081650

*NEW* Creo Chocolate Tour

Join us for a fun new trip! Take a unique peek behind the scenes of one of Portland's very own award-winning chocolate makers. We will have a one-hour guided tour. Learn where chocolate comes from & how they make it at Creo, then design a chocolate bar to take home. Cost of trip includes the tour & build your own chocolate bar. Bring $15 for lunch at Chipotle. Day/Time Saturday, 11:30am-3:30pm Dates January 13 Cost $40 Course 1081649


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Guide Dogs for the Blind Graduation

Attend a graduation ceremony at Guide Dogs for the Blind & tour the campus. Watch as they congratulate the efforts of students & their dogs over their past weeks in class. Puppy raisers say goodbye to their graduating dogs, & the graduating class bid farewell to return to their new homes & families. We will be stopping for lunch on the way there & then on the way home we will stop for a snack at Joe's donuts. Bring $20 for lunch in Sandy. Day/Time Saturday, 10:00am-5:00pm Dates January 27 Cost $40 Course 1081651

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Ceramics & Pizza

Let’s be creative! You can choose to decorate a ceramic piece – a bank, mug or even a figurine. See how your ceramic piece comes alive with paint. Bring $40 to cover the cost for your art & lunch at Flying Pie Pizza. Day/Time Saturday, 9:30am-1:30pm Dates February 3 Cost $29 Course 1081659

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ADULT TRIPS Sign up for THREE community outings from pages 10 through 13! Call November 27 to register for more. Trip Leader Richard Riess LOCATION Van trips departure location: East Portland Community Center, 740 SE 106

End of the Oregon Trail

Come with us to explore the journey of the Oregon Trail! Spend some time playing pioneer games, check out their crafts & watch a movie of their journey to Oregon. Bring $13 for admission & $15 for lunch at Burgerville. Day/Time Saturday, 9:00am-1:30pm Dates February 10 Cost $29 Course 1081664

Monster Truck Jam

Come watch as the Monster Jam electrifies the crowds while performing breath-taking stunts! These high-octane, massive engine trucks will be jumping over obstacles at high speeds, free-styling through other trucks. Bring some ear plugs if you want because these trucks are extremely loud as they dazzle you with their performance. Price of trip includes the cost of admission. Bring ear plugs & $20 for snacks. Day/Time Saturday, 12:00-4:30pm Dates February 24 Cost $63 Course 1081670

Camp 18

This stunning camp & its eye-catching array of logging-related historic artifacts are hard to miss as you travel the Sunset Highway (26). Enjoy a good meal, browse the displays & learn more about Northwest logging heritage. Bring $20 for lunch & extra for the gift shop. Day/Time Saturday, 9:30am-4:00pm Dates February 17 Cost $38 Course 1081666


Lincoln City Outlet Shopping

Shop 'till we drop! Join us for a fun day of shopping at the outlet mall in Lincoln City on the Oregon coast. Find reduced prices on great items or just stroll in the mall & check out the fashion trends of the season! If time allows, we will stop off at the beach for a few minutes! Bring $20 for lunch at Subway & spending money for shopping. We will be doing a lot of walking on this excursion. Day/Time Saturday, 8:30am-5:30pm Dates March 3 Cost $49 Course 1081671 Portland Parks & Recreation

Tillamook Forestry Center & Cheese Factory

Only 1 hour in to our adventure, we will stop off to explore exhibits of our forest past. Then we are off to tour Oregon's famous Cheese Factory & learn how the cheese is made. They have been around for over 100 years making this iconic cheese. Try a sample as we walk around. We will be eating lunch there & finish our day with some of their delicious ice cream before heading back to Portland. Bring $20 to cover the cost of your lunch & ice cream. Day/Time Saturday, 9:00am-5:00pm Dates March 10 Cost $49 Course 1081672

Portland Trailblazer Game

Come cheer on your Portland Trailblazers at the Moda Center! Watch Damian Lillard & the team take on the Detroit Pistons. Enjoy the excitement of the crowd & supporting Portland's favorite basketball team. The cost of the trip includes the Blazers tickets. Bring $25 for food & any additional money you want to purchase souvenirs. This is a non-accessible trip. Day/Time Saturday, 5:00-10:00pm Dates March 17 Cost $63 Course 1081673

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Dinner & Dance

Let's Party! Wear your costume & meet new people & dance at Vancouver Parks & Recreation's Access to Recreation Dance. Dine out & enjoy dinner before moving to the music! Bring $8 for admission into the dance & dinner. Day/Time Saturday, 4:00-7:45pm Dates March 24 Cost $29 Course 1081674

Wolf Haven

The sanctuary in Tenino, WA has provided rescue for displaced, captive-born wolves, a few coyotes, foxes & wolf-dog hybrids. They promote wolf restoration & educate the public about the value of all wildlife. Tour the outdoor animal living areas & grounds. This is a 1 hour walking tour on hard-packed gravel, followed by an indoor movie "World of Wolves". Bring a snack & $15 for lunch at Subway. Trip fees includes admission. Dress for weather. Day/Time Saturday, 9:00am-5:45pm Dates March 31 Cost $59 Course 1081675



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Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation (AIR) Winter activities 2018  

The Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation (AIR) program offers community-based recreation activities and leisure services specially designed for...

Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation (AIR) Winter activities 2018  

The Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation (AIR) program offers community-based recreation activities and leisure services specially designed for...