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Activities for


Woodstock Community Center SUN Community Schools

REGISTRATION BEGINS SEPTEMBER 4, 2018 Go to PORTLANDPARKS.ORG and click on the Register tab. Commissioner Amanda Fritz Interim Director Kia Selley

PP&R community center and pool facilities are perfect for the events in life that bring people together. Portland Parks & Recreation community centers offer a range of rental opportunities. Pricing is based on the size of the space and amenities, which may include: stage, audio equipment, kitchenette, gymnasium, pool, and more. Premium options, such as party packages, available at various locations. Contact individual sites for specifics.

Discount pricing available for non-profit organizations.


SPACES AVAILABLE AT THE FOLLOWING COMMUNITY CENTERS Charles Jordan Community Music East Portland Fulton Park Hillside

Matt Dishman Montavilla Mt. Scott Multnomah Arts Peninsula Park

Sellwood Southwest St. Johns Woodstock


Kids' Day Off | Winter Break | Spring Break

Register for preschool and youth camps today!


ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Explore your parks. Steward the future. Connect to nature.

Lil Nature Kids at Mt Tabor Park

Age 3–5 It's proven—young children need nature! Research supports it: time in nature as a young child with trusted adults increases creativity, focus, coordination, and social development. During our experiential ecology lessons in Portland's parks and natural areas, children learn about Pacific Northwest ecology through songs, stories, exploration, and unstructured play. *No class 11/12, 2/18 M 9/24–11/12* 9:30am–12:00pm $105 1090546 M 1/28–3/18* 9:30am–12:00pm $105 1093554 Tu 9/25–11/13 9:30am–12:00pm $120 1093553 Tu 1/29–3/19 9:30am–12:00pm $120 1093555

True Nature—Nature Mentoring at Mt. Tabor Park

Guided by trained nature mentors, True Nature fosters connections to the natural world by connecting children ages 4–12 to a very personal experience in nature. Classes meet at Mt. Tabor Park, rain or shine, where children explore, learn, share stories, and develop a strong sense of place. Our goal is to build a community of adults and children who are connected deeply to nature, to each other, and to themselves. Adult engagement welcome! Age 5 1/2–12 Tu Th 9/25–11/15 3:30–5:30pm $240 1093564 Tu Th 2/12–3/21 3:30–5:30pm $180 1093565 Age 4–12 W 9/26–11/14 W 1/30–3/20 Th 9/27–11/15 Th 1/31–3/21

1:00–5:00pm 1:00–5:00pm 10:00am–2:00pm 10:00am–2:00pm

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Need help covering the cost of classes? Set up a payment plan or apply for a scholarship. Call our office for more information at 503-823-3601. Scholarship form can be found at

Place-based programs for toddlers to teens in Portland's parks and natural areas. Find more information at office: 503-823-3601 | call/text: 503-823-1149


Portland Parks & Recreation


Environmental Education 4 East Portland Community Center Family Activities 6 Drop-In Schedule 9 Aquatics 14 Portland Parks Preschool 22 Preschool Camps 25 Homeschool Activities 28 Youth Camps 30 Teen Classes and Activities 34 Tae Kwon Do 40 Adult 60+ Classes 43 Sellwood Community Center Drop-In Activities 50 Preschool Classes 52 Global Adventures Preschool 55 Youth Camps 57 Youth Classes 59 High School / Adult Classes 61 Woodstock Community Center Adult / Child Classes 64 Preschool Camps 65 Music Lessons 67 High School / Adult Classes 68 Adult 55+ Classes 69 Mt. Scott Community Center Pass Options 70 Portland Parks Preschool 74 Group Exercise Classes 78 Preschool Classes 81 Youth Classes 84 Youth Camps 88 Teen Classes and Activities 92 High School / Adult Classes 94 Aquatics 97 Montavilla Community Center Adult / Child Classes 102 Portland Parks Preschool 105 Preschool Classes 106 Youth Classes 107 Teen Classes and Activities 108 Adult 60+ Classes 111 Sun Community Schools 112 Citywide Recreation Guide 118


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November 19, 2018


February 25, 2019

WE STAND TOGETHER 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.

IF YOU NEED ACCOMMODATIONS OR 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. • 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 5 working days’ notice prior to start of class. • If you have questions about Inclusion Services, please contact Jane Doyle at 503-823-4333 (Jane.Doyle@portlandoregon. gov). If necessary, use City TTY 503-823-6868, or use Oregon Relay Service: 711.

INCLEMENT WEATHER PP&R classes, activities, rentals, and sports events may be canceled due to inclement weather, such as ice, snow, or extreme heat. Check with your PP&R facility for the most current information via phone or online at Some recreation programs may run as conditions and staff availability allow. Safety is a major factor in determining operations at each PP&R facility. PP&R facilities, our social media outlets, and our website will all feature operating information including opening and closing times.


BUILDING CLOSURE Wednesday, 9/26

All Portland Parks & Recreation community centers and swimming pools will be closed for staff training.

ADULT / CHILD CLASSES | No Class: 11/12, 12/24-25, 12/31, 1/1, 1/21, 2/18 Adult must attend

Messy Art - Art Explorers

5905 SE 43rd Avenue Portland, OR 97206 503-823-3633 Building Director Adam McGowan Recreation Leader Cassandra Sloan-Nicholson Bus Line #19, #75 9th Avenue–Lombard Not ADA Accessible Office Hours Monday–Thursday 9:00am–1:00pm

Desk staff availability varies

Friday–Sunday No desk staff Building Closures and Special Hours September 3 CLOSED September 26 CLOSED October 29–30 CLOSED November 12 CLOSED November 22 CLOSED December 25 CLOSED January 1 CLOSED January 21 CLOSED February 18 CLOSED


Age 18 mo-5 Discover the possibilities! It's all about the experience - colors, textures, shapes and sensory sensations. Develops small muscles in fingers, hand-eye coordination, self-expression and language through adult-child interaction. Great start to a lifetime of imagination! Back to School M 9/10-9/24 9:30-10:00am $17 1090977 Autumn Adventures M 10/1-10/22 9:30-10:00am $22 1096786 Glitter Fun M 11/5-12/10 9:30-10:00am $22 1096797 Winter Wonderland M 1/7-2/4 9:30-10:00am $22 1098657 Barnyard Friends M 2/11-3/11 9:30-10:00am $22 1098659 Harvest Hoopla Tu 10/2-10/23 10:00-10:30am $22 1096833 Dinosaur Delight Tu 11/6-12/11 10:00-10:30am $28 1096854 Whimsical Winter Tu 1/8-2/5 10:00-10:30am $28 1098658 Animal Artistry Tu 2/12-3/12 10:00-10:30am $28 1098660

Tiny Tots

Age 3 & under Burn off some energy with other kids, develop motor skills and coordination in a safe, nurturing environment. $2 Drop-In • Cash only 10:00am–12:00pm Second and fourth Saturdays of each month October

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Tiny Trekkers - Wonderful Winter

Age 3-6 Start your winter with adventure! Make new friends, build social skills and develop teamwork in this encouraging environment. Imagination will grow through nature exploration, crafts, games and more! Start trekking! Bring lunch, snack, and water bottle. Date


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Reserve space for your special event today!

Rent space at Woodstock Community Center: 503-823-1694


Portland Parks & Recreation is dedicated to providing a play-based, child-centered educational preschool program for ages 3-5 years old. Scholarship opportunities available. Limited spots still available in the 2018-19 school year. Call your community center for a list of current openings. Registration for the 2019-20 school year begins February 2019. Class offerings will be available by November 2018.


Charles Jordan Community Center • East Portland Community Center Hillside Community Center • Matt Dishman Community Center Montavilla Community Center • Mt. Scott Community Center Peninsula Park Community Center • Sellwood Community Center St. Johns Community Center • Southwest Community Center Woodstock Community Center



EPCC MUSIC LESSONS | No Class: 10/29, 10/31, 12/19, 12/24, 12/26, 1/2


Lessons are private and 30-minutes in length. Registration available only through Woodstock Community Center.

Music - Guitar For All Ages


Age 8 & up Realize your dreams of making music. All ages welcome to play your favorite songs. Learn the basic rhythms and chords as you develop musical abilities. No class on federal holidays. M 9/10-9/24 3:00-9:00pm $46.25 1090936 M 10/1-11/5 3:00-9:00pm $77 1095511 M 11/19-12/17 3:00-9:00pm $77 1095513 M 1/7-2/4 3:00-9:00pm $62 1098653 M 2/11-3/18 3:00-9:00pm $62 1098655 W 9/12-9/26 3:00-9:00pm $46.25 1093516 W 10/3-11/7 3:00-9:00pm $77 1095515 W 11/14-12/12 3:00-9:00pm $62 1095516 W 1/9-2/6 3:00-9:00pm $77 1098654 W 2/13-3/13 3:00-9:00pm $77 1098656


TAE KWON DO | No Class: 10/30-31, 11/22, 11/25 Tae Kwon Do - First Kicks

Age 7 & up A beginning class in Tae Kwon Do, a Korean martial art similar to Karate. The class teaches self defense using kicks, blocks, punches, strikes both as an exercise program and as a means of self defense. Flexibility and strength are increased through movement developed over hundreds of years in Asia. Emphasizes cooperation, self control and a non-competitive, non-violent approach to martial arts. W 10/3-10/24 5:30-6:30pm $23 1096867 W 11/7-12/12 5:30-6:30pm $28 1096875 W 1/2-1/30 5:30-6:30pm $28 1098661 W 2/6-2/27 5:30-6:30pm $23 1098663 W 3/6-3/27 5:30-6:30pm $23 1098665 F 10/5-11/2 6:00-7:00pm $28 1096889 F 11/9-12/14 6:00-7:00pm $28 1096902 F 1/4-2/1 6:00-7:00pm $28 1098662 F 2/8-3/1 6:00-7:00pm $23 1098664 F 3/8-3/29 6:00-7:00pm $23 1098666

Tae Kwon Do - For Everybody

Age 7 & up Join over 40 million people who practice this Korean martial art. Increase agility and strength while improving coordination using kicks, punches and blocks. Parents, children and families are welcome. Tu Th 10/2-10/25 5:30-6:30pm $39 1096905 Tu Th 11/6-12/13 5:30-6:30pm $48 1096908 Tu Th 1/3-1/31 5:30-6:30pm $44 1098667 Tu Th 2/5-2/28 5:30-6:30pm $39 1098669 Tu Th 3/5-3/28 5:30-6:30pm $39 1098671 Sa 10/6-11/3 12:30-1:30pm $24 1096910 Sa 1/5-2/9 12:30-1:30pm $29 1098668 Sa 2/16-3/23 12:30-1:30pm $29 1098670

Join classes at any time! Call 503-823-3633 for a list of current offerings.


WOODSTOCK COMMUNITY CENTER HIGH SCHOOL / ADULT CLASSES | No Class: 10/29, 10/30, 11/22, 12/25, 1/1 ZumbaTM : Novice & Beyond

Age 14 & up Always wanted to try ZumbaTM but apprehensive of complex dance routines? Are you a seasoned ZumbaTM lover looking for a new experience? This class is for you! Choreography features larger and easier dance steps that offer a great workout and help you feel confident. Push yourself as far as you're comfortable. This class is lively and invigorating in a welcoming atmosphere—a no judgment zone! Tu 10/2-10/23 7:00-8:00pm $20 1099471 Tu 11/6-11/27 7:00-8:00pm $20 1099859 Tu 12/4-12/18 7:00-8:00pm $15 1099860


Age 14 & up Routines combine fast and slow rhythms to achieve a balance of cardio and muscle-toning benefits. A dynamic, exciting and effective workout! Move fast and have fun! Th 8/30-9/27 7:00-8:00pm $19 1085889 Th 10/4-11/1 7:00-8:00pm $24 1097154 Th 11/8-12/13 7:00-8:00pm $24 1097156 Th 1/3-1/31 7:00-8:00pm $24 1098735 Th 2/7-2/28 7:00-8:00pm $19 1098736 Th 3/7-3/28 7:00-8:00pm $19 1098737 Su 9/9-9/30 3:00-4:00pm $23.50 1085891 Su 10/7-11/4 3:00-4:00pm $24 1097149 Su 11/18-12/16 3:00-4:00pm $24 1097152 Su 1/6-1/27 3:00-4:00pm $19 1099052 Su 2/3-2/24 3:00-4:00pm $19 1099053 Su 3/3-3/31 3:00-4:00pm $24 1099054

Antique Clock Repair

Age 18 & up You have a classic timepiece, but no TICK TOCK! Discover the history of your slumbering clock while enjoying the handson experience of bringing it back to life. Gain important new knowledge of basic and major repairs. M 9/10-9/24 7:00-9:00pm $21.75 1090937 M 10/1-11/5 7:00-9:00pm $37 1095508 M 11/19-12/17 7:00-9:00pm $37 1095509 M 1/7-2/4 7:00-9:00pm $29 1098076 M 2/11-3/11 7:00-9:00pm $29 1098652


Portland Parks & Recreation

Join classes at any time! Call 503-823-3633 for a list of current offerings.

EPCC ADULT 55+ CLASSES | No Class: 10/29-31, 11/22, 12/24-25, 12/31, 1/1 Fitness - Stretching and Toning

Age 55 & up The time to improve your flexibility and fitness is now! This course is designed with you in mind, as we focus on stretching, while integrating exercises aimed at toning your muscles. You feel refreshed and energized after participating in this gentle, yet moderate pace class. Th 8/30-9/27 10:45-11:45am $21 1090932 Th 10/4-11/1 10:45-11:45am $23 1097061 Th 11/8-12/13 10:45-11:45am $23 1097062 Th 12/20-1/3 10:45-11:45am $14 1097064 Th 1/3-1/31 10:45-11:45am $23 1098672 Th 2/7-2/28 10:45-11:45am $19 1098673 Th 3/7-3/28 10:45-11:45am $19 1098674

Zumba GoldTM - Fit

Age 60 & up Enjoy modified moves and pacing with the same elements ZumbaTM is known for: zesty Latin music, like salsa, merengue, cumbia and reggaeton. Exhilarating easy-to-follow moves with an invigorating atmosphere. It's a dance-fitness class that feels friendly and fun. Th 8/30-9/27 9:30-10:30am $18 1090933 Th 10/4-11/1 9:30-10:30am $20 1097013 Th 11/8-12/13 9:30-10:30am $20 1097017 Th 12/20-1/3 9:30-10:30am $12 1097022 Th 1/3-1/31 9:45-10:45am $20 1098732 Th 2/7-2/28 9:45-10:45am $16 1098733 Th 3/7-3/28 9:45-10:45am $16 1098734 Su 9/9-9/30 12:45-1:45pm $14.50 1090935 Su 10/7-11/4 12:45-1:45pm $20 1097133 Su 11/18-12/16 12:45-1:45pm $20 1097134 Su 1/6-1/27 12:45-1:45pm $16 1098675 Su 2/3-2/24 12:45-1:45pm $16 1098677 Su 3/3-3/31 12:45-1:45pm $20 1098679 Su 9/9-9/30 1:45-2:45pm $14.50 1090934 Su 11/18-12/16 1:45-2:45pm $20 1097142 Su 10/7-11/4 1:45-2:45pm $20 1097143 Su 1/6-1/27 1:45-2:45pm $16 1098676 Su 2/3-2/24 1:45-2:45pm $16 1098678 Su 3/3-3/31 1:45-2:45pm $20 1098680

Watercolor - All Levels

Age 60 & up Express your creativity exploring basic to advanced methods. Use techniques such as sketching, mixed colors and laying washes to develop a unique style. Discover elements of light and shadow, composition and texture that you can bring to all the visual arts. M 9/10-9/24 1:00-3:30pm $18 1090978 M 10/1-11/5 1:00-3:00pm $29 1099867 Th 10/4-11/1 1:00-3:00pm $29 1099868


Drawing - Beginning

Age 60 & up Discover your hidden talents through the basics using charcoal and pencils. Find out how fun and easy it is as it builds the self-confidence of beginning students! Simple-to-understand instruction taught in a relaxed atmosphere. Adults of any age welcome. Please call 503-823-3633 to register. M 9/10-9/24 10:30am-12:30pm $17 1093515 M 10/1-11/5 10:30-12:30pm $29 1099869


Writing Your Memories

Age 60 & up Everyone would love to find a journal or diary of their ancestors. Where's yours? Future generations will cherish the childhood and family stories you prepare for them today. Learn to easily write your thoughts and recollections and preserve them before they disappear. Bring a prepared story each week to share with the class. W 10/10-12/12 10:00am-12:00pm $46 1096989 W 10/10-12/12 1:00-3:00pm $46 1096995

Genealogy First Steps

Age 55 & up Interested in finding out about your ancestors? Go on a fascinating hunt! Become familiar with on-line and onsite resources. Emphasis is on free and inexpensive ways to access information. Discover how easy it is to find important records and create a sense of family history to share. Tu 10/9-12/11 1:00-3:00pm $58 1096979

Dance - Hula

Age 60 & up The art of Hula is not only a beautiful and graceful dance experience but a pleasurable way to include more movement into your routine. It combines foot placement along with meaningful hand gestures that tell a story. F 10/12-11/16 10:00-11:30am $42 1099055



5109 SE 66th Avenue, 97206

Site Manager Jennifer Garcia 503-916-6332

Skateboarding - Flatground Basics 305 NE 102nd Avenue Portland, OR 97220 503-823-4328 Supervisor Curtis Scott 503-823-3382

Age 8-10 Improve your technique! Put your deck to good use in an introduction to ollie and flip tricks. Work on carving, turning, and manuals while setting and reaching goals through skill-focused coaching. Get rolling! Tu 10/2-10/30 5:15-6:00pm $39.75 1085910 Tu 11/6-12/11 5:15-6:00pm $39.75 1085911

ADA Accessible Entrances, Parking, Restrooms SUN Community Schools are an afterschool program in collaboration with Multnomah County, Portland Parks & Recreation, and Centennial, Reynolds, Parkrose, David Douglas, Gresham-Barlow, and Portland Public School Districts. Eleven SUN sites are operated by PP&R. Critical components of the program include academic support, social services, multicultural and cultural arts, recreation and leisure services, health services, and community involvement. Program Goals • Improve student achievement, attendance, increase positive engagement, and other skills for healthy development and academic success. • Increase parent and family involvement. • Increase community and business involvement. Improve collaboration among school districts, government, and community-based agencies. • Improve use of public facilities and services. • Provide resources for youth and their families, creating sustainable and healthy living. 112

SCHOLARSHIPS For more information about scholarships, contact your preferred SUN Community School.




3119 SE Holgate Blvd, 97202

7200 SE 60th Avenue, 97206

Site Manager Lindsay Ruoff 503-916-6421

Site Manager Travis Wells 503-916-2910


Skateboarding - Flatground Basics

Improve your technique! Put your deck to good use in an introduction to ollie and flip tricks. Work on carving, turning and manuals while setting and reaching goals through skill-focused coaching. Get rolling! Loaner boards and helmets provided. Meets in the gym. *No class: 11/20, 11/21, 1/22 Age 6-8 Tu 10/2-10/30 4:45-5:30pm $40 1098276 Tu 11/6-12/11* 4:45-5:30pm $40 1098277 Tu 1/8-2/5* 4:45-5:30pm $35 1098338 Tu 2/12-3/12 4:45-5:30pm $40 1098360 Age 8-10 W 10/3-10/31 4:45-5:30pm $40 1098278 W 11/7-12/12* 4:45-5:30pm $40 1098279 W 1/9-2/6 4:45-5:30pm $40 1098282 W 2/13-3/13 4:45-5:30pm $40 1098283

Clay - Developing Hand & Wheel

Age 17 & up If you want to try it all and don't mind getting your hands dirty, this is the class. Increase patience and coordination. Gain a sense of accomplishment using basic hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques and tools. Add color to your creations with glaze and see how the kiln works its magic. W 10/3-10/31 6:00-7:30pm $90 1095955 W 11/7-12/12 6:00-7:30pm $90 1095957


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES For senior citizens, retirees and grandparents to get involved in SUN Community Schools. • Share your expertise • Make new friends • Have fun • Be the difference Get to know your SUN community. Call 503-823-5121 today!



5800 SE Ash St, 97215

Site Manager Chelsea Kimura 503-916-2915

Crafts - Knitting and Crochet Basics

Age 9-13 Discover an art form that is not only beautiful but functional, too. Hone fine motor skills while making simple projects such as scarves, hats or vests. Wear your own creations or use them as gifts! *No class: 11/21 W 10/3-12/12* 4:00-5:00pm $20 1097392 W 1/9-3/13 4:00-5:00pm $20 1097433

Belly Dancing Discovery

Age 16 & up Tone your body using this mind-body exercise technique. Non-impact exercises work the deep abdominal muscles to help achieve efficient and graceful movement. These precise motions help to strengthen and stretch the body without adding bulk. Improve posture and experience a lowered risk of injury. *No class: 10/29, 11/12, 11/19, 1/21, 2/18 M 10/1-12/10* 6:30-8:30pm $20 1097391 M 1/7-3/18* 6:30-8:30pm $14 1097432

Fitness - Yoga: Conditioning

Age 14 & up Relaxation is one of the most important and beneficial skills to learn. Benefit mind and body while expanding strength, stamina and flexibility. An excellent way to learn to meet the changing demands of daily life while increasing a sense of well being. *No class: 11/20, 1/22 Tu 10/2-12/11* 6:15-7:15pm $60 1097417 Tu 1/8-3/19* 6:15-7:15pm $60 1097435


Fencing - Introduction To Foil

Age 8 & up Experience the art of swordsmanship with a dynamic sport teaching safety, self-discipline, coordination, agility, stamina, speed and grace. Tactics, techniques, footwork and blade work build strength, balance and quick reactions and a mastery of strategy and a life-long recreational activity. *No class: 10/29, 11/12, 11/19, 1/21, 2/18 M 10/1-12/10* 4:00-5:00pm $45 1097393 M 1/7-3/11* 4:00-5:00pm $31.50 1097434

Soccer - Little Stars

Age 4-6 Discover the fundamental skills of ball handling in a positive environment. Focus on technique while performing active games and drills. Make new friends and increase coordination while learning the game. It's a goal! *No class: 11/21 W 10/3-12/12* 4:45-5:45pm $34 1097418 W 1/9-3/20 4:45-5:45pm $42.50 1097437

Soccer - Junior Scrimmage

Age 6-8 Participate in warm-up and game drills for skill development that lead to an action packed 'world cup' experience. Emphasis on teamwork, field positioning and cooperative plays. Let's kick! *No class: 11/21 W 10/3-12/12* 5:45-6:45pm $34 1097394 W 1/9-3/20 5:45-6:45pm $42.50 1097436

Portland Parks & Recreation

EPCC SLCC SUN COMMUNITY SCHOOL LOCATIONS Alice Ott SUN Community School 12500 SE Ramona, 97236

Site Manager: Alex Rivera 503-823-2279

Arleta SUN Community School 5109 SE 66th, 97206

Site Manager: Jennifer Garcia 503-916-5615

Beaumont SUN Community School 4043 NE Fremont, 97212

Site Manager: Malcolm Parker 503-916-5615

Centennial SUN Community School 17650 SE Brooklyn, 97236

Site Manager: Jeff Persell 503-762-3463

Faubion SUN Community School 2930 NE Dekum Street, 97211

Site Manager: Aly'ce Brannon-Reid 503-916-5694

Grout SUN Community School 3119 SE Holgate, 97202

Site Manager: Lindsay Ruoff 503-916-6421

Lane SUN Community School 7200 SE 60th, 97206

Site Manager: Travis Wells 503-916-2910

Mt Tabor SUN Community School 5800 SE Ash, 97215

Site Manager: Chelsea Kimura 503-916-2915

Parkrose SUN Community School 12003 NE Shaver, 97220

Site Manager: Travis Richardson 503-408-2640


Roseway Heights SUN Community School Site Manager: Shelby Coshow 7334 NE Siskiyou, 97213 503-916-5865 Sitton SUN Community School 9930 N Smith, 97203

Site Manager: Rachael Dibble 503-916-5654



Portland Parks & Recreation offers several fall and winter sports opportunities for youth teams and individuals. For more information, as well as training and registration dates, call our sports office at 503-823-5124 or 503-823-5126. Ask about volunteer coaching positions and paid officials positions for our youth athletes teams.

FALL CROSS COUNTRY Open to all youth in grades 3-8, all-comer cross country meets are at Overlook Park on Thursdays starting September 13 at 4:30pm. A partnership with Foot Traffic, there is a $3 registration fee. For more information and to register log on to

FALL YOUTH VOLLEYBALL Team Registration for 4th grade-high school is August 13-September 14. Season: 6 weeks with an additional end of season tournament. Team registration forms are available to download from our website at Individual Registration is also available through For questions contact our office at 503-823-5124 or 503-823-5126.

WINTER YOUTH BASKETBALL Grades 3-high school. This is a team registration and requires the volunteer coach to register the team. Teams may be school based, group based, or a group of friends. Registration is October 8November 26. Season: 8 weeks with Saturday games beginning January 5, 2019. Log onto the Goldenball page at parks/48527 or call our office at 503-823-5124 or 503-823-5126.

Recreation activities all year! Fall registration begins September 4. Register at PORTLANDPARKS.ORG 503-823-PLAY (7529)

SENIOR RECREATION HIKES AND EXCURSIONS Dedicated to ensuring access to recreational, educational, and wellness opportunities for adults age 60 and up throughout Portland and the surrounding areas. Coming this season are numerous opportunities to connect with new people, visit new places, and get out and explore! Visit for the most up to date information or call 503-823-4328. 116

Portland Parks & Recreation

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm Phone Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm

Closed the last Thursday of each month for staff training and development.

Located at 111 Southwest Columbia Street on the 6th Floor, Suite 660

Kids' Day Off | Winter Break | Spring Break

Register for preschool and youth camps today! 503-823-PLAY (7529) PORTLANDPARKS.ORG



ARTS & CULTURE • • • • •



3350 SE Francis Street | 503-823-3177

Community Music Center offers music programs and professional level instruction for all ages. Disciplines include general music, choir, chamber music, ensembles, orchestra, piano, guitar, violin, cello, Suzuki Strings, and more. Most group classes run from September to June, with extended activities offered during the summer.


LAURELHURST DANCE STUDIO 3756 SE Oak Street | 503-823-3662

Laurelhurst Dance Studio offers dance programs for early childhood, youth, teen, and adult groups. Disciplines include, jazz, tap, hip-hop, ballroom, cultural, ballet, and more. Unique to the Laurelhurst Dance Studio are the Youth Ballet Academy and the Adult Recreational Dance Company. These programs feature school-year programming that allow for outstanding training and performance opportunities with the guidance of professional level instruction. MULTNOMAH ARTS CENTER 7688 SW Capitol HWY | 503-823-2787

Multnomah Arts Center offers vibrant arts education in visual, performing, and literary arts at an affordable cost to students of all ages. The high quality programs taught by professional artists include jewelry making, metalsmithing, photography, printmaking and book arts, drawing, painting, textiles, mixed media, woodshop and sculpture, ceramics, literary arts, theater, dance, music, and more!


Summer Free For All is Portland Parks & Recreation’s premiere community outreach effort. This wildly popular summer series of free outdoor activities is held in Portland’s parks all over the city and is supported by community sponsors, donations, and in-kind contributions. Each summer, PP&R expects to serve more than 300,000 attendees by offering a collection of concerts, movies, playground programs, summer lunches for youth, and much more.

URBAN PARKS PROGRAMMING Activating public parks through free programs and activities to provide welcoming and safe public spaces to build community and enhance arts and culture. Director Park 815 SW Park Avenue

Located in the heart of downtown Portland, this public piazza is a gathering place for the community, a theatre to highlight arts and culture, and a space that emanates the best of what Portland has to offer. Director Park includes a cafe, Teachers Fountain, a covered terrace, a Big Chess board, and many great places to gather, or sit and relax. Gateway Discovery Park 10520 NE Halsey Street

Gateway Discovery Park is a 3.2-acre park for the community to play, celebrate, meet, and discover! With a large plaza, lawn, porch, skate dot, inclusive play area, outdoor fitness equipment, and a picnic area, it’s a great place to meet your neighbors, hold your community event, or to enjoy a picnic! The park will have year-round programming and staff on site. Holladay Park NE 11th Avenue and Holladay Street and

Holladay Park is in NE Portland. A large public gathering space with plaza and grassy areas, this park offers respite for neighbors and is centrally located for busy commuters. The Holladay Park Partnership connects with neighbors, community stakeholders, and PP&R to positively activate Holladay Park by offering daily activities, weekly programming, and special events for all ages during Spring Break and from June 1 through Labor Day annually.



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With 51 community gardens located throughout the city, the Community Gardens program provides gardening opportunities, plus lifestyle benefits, residents in Portland. Developed and operated by volunteers and PP&R staff, this robust program offers individuals and families a place to grow their own healthy food. Plots are assigned to new gardeners for each summer season in February, March and April, and continue through June as plots are available. Plots are assigned on a first-come, firstserved basis. CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER 111 Southwest Columbia Street | 503-823-2525


Portland Parks has many different outdoor locations available for reservation l- for weddings, family or neighborhood events, company picnics or sports tournaments. Parks also issues permits for sports field and conducting research on PP&R property. Call the customer service center from 8:30am-5:15pm, Monday through Friday, or walk-in the office from 8:00am-5:30pm Monday through Friday.

ADAPTIVE & INCLUSIVE RECREATION 305 NE 102nd Avenue, Suite 250 | 503-823-4333

Adaptive & Inclusive Recreation offers communitybased recreation activities and leisure services specially designed for children, teens and adults who have a disability and/or special needs. Services are designed to assist people in developing and using their leisure time in ways that enhance their health, well-being, and independence. Programs include trips, art, cooking, dance, fitness and sports, and music.

ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION 2909 SW 2nd Avenue | 503-823-3601

The Environmental Education program offers diverse experiences in Portland’s parks and natural areas. Classes, guided walks, day camps, school field trips, volunteer opportunities, and special events focus on the forest, grassland, and water ecosystems available throughout our city. From young children to older adults, all ages can find active involvement and discovery of nature close to home!

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Parks for New Portlanders (PNP) is a program initiated by PP&R to provide recreation opportunities for immigrant and refugee communities. PNP works with refugee and immigrant partners and city leaders to design culturally relevant programs, making sure services are welcoming to communities of color, new immigrants and refugees. With one in five Portlanders being foreign-born, addressing the needs of this new and diverse population is crucial as they transition to Portland’s community. The program runs Portland World Cup Soccer, New Portlanders Cultural Celebration and Family Day and other culturally responsive activities. PORTLAND PARKS GOLF

Portland Parks Golf offers affordable, quality golf to Portland’s residents and visitors alike. These six beautiful, and nationally recognized, golf courses offer 9- and 18-hole rounds, practice ranges, lessons for youth and adult, and spectacular options for tournament play. In addition, many sites have clubhouses available for rental parties. Located around the metro area, Portland parks golf courses are Eastmoreland, Heron Lakes- Great Blue, Heron Lakes- Greenback, RedTail, Rose City, and Colwood Golf Course. PP&R SKATEBOARDING 305 NE 102nd Avenue, Suite 250 | 503-823-4112

PP&R offers skateboarding classes, clinics, day camps and private lessons for ages four and up in community centers, SUN Community Schools, and in Portland’s parks. Skate programs get participants up and skateboarding by educating them in skate park etiquette and skateboard anatomy/function, practicing safe stance and bailing out, and finally by boosting confidence and ability in balance, mechanics and control.

PORTLAND TENNIS CENTER 324 NE 12th Avenue | 503-823-3189

Portland Tennis Center features eight indoor courts and four outdoor courts and is open every day of the week from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. Group and individual lessons are offered throughout the year for all ages. Other programs include tennis mixers, World Team Tennis, USTA Leagues, and City Leagues. SENIOR RECREATION 305 NE 102nd Avenue, Suite 250 | 503-823-4328

Senior Recreation is dedicated to ensuring access to recreational, educational, and wellness opportunities for adults age 60 and up. These wellattended programs are offered throughout Portland and include excursions and van trips, health and wellness, gardening, fitness, computers, biking, book club, Brainpower Boost, arts and crafts, language, floral design, golf, cooking, dance, music, drawing, Hike for Health, Metro Movers, and more!


CITYWIDE RECREATION GUIDE VOLUNTEER SERVICES 1120 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 1302 | 503-823-5121



TEEN FORCE 305 NE 102nd Avenue, Suite 250

Teen Force strives to reflect the energy and excitement of the teens themselves in the awesome trips, classes, drop-in activities, events, and volunteer/service learning outings offered. Teen Force sites include: Charles Jordan, East Portland, Matt Dishman, Montavilla, and Mt. Scott Community Centers. Additional teen programs are available through local centers, SUN Community School sites, and Environmental Education. URBAN FORESTRY 1900 SW 4th Avenue, 1st Floor | 503-823-8733 Portland Parks & Recreation Urban Forestry's mission is to manage and ensure Portland's urban forest infrastructure for current and future generations. Portland’s urban forest consists of 218,000 street trees, 1.2 million park trees, and innumerable private property trees. Urban Forestry is involved in managing or regulating all of these trees to differing degrees. Urban Forestry staff issue permits for planting, pruning, and removal of all public and some private trees and are on call 24/7 to respond to tree emergencies in public rights of way. 122

Portland Parks & Recreation offers a variety of fun and rewarding volunteer opportunities at sites across the city! Annually, Portlanders volunteer over 450,000 hours with us to help make our parks great! Volunteer coaches, teacher aides, and mentors are always needed in our youth programs- and the parks, gardens, and natural areas welcome extra hands. Ongoing and one-day projects are available and no experience is necessary! Contact Steve Pixley at for more information.

Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden 5801 SE 28th Ave, 97202  503-771-8386 Hoyt Arboretum  4000 SW Fairview Blvd, 97221 


International Rose Test Garden 400 SW Kingston Ave, 97205 


Japanese Garden  611 SW Kingston Ave, 97205 


Lan Su Chinese Garden 239 NW Everett St, 97209 


Leach Botanical Garden  6704 SE 122nd Ave, 97236 503-823-9503 Pittock Mansion  3229 NW Pittock Dr, 97210


Peninsula Rose Garden 700 N. Rosa Parks Way, 97217 


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CITYWIDE RECREATION GUIDE SPORTS & GOLF Eastmoreland Golf Course 2425 SE Bybee Blvd, 97202 


Colwood Golf Center 7313 NE Columbia Blvd, 97218 


Heron Lakes Golf Course 3500 N Victory Blvd, 97217 


Owens Sports Complex (Delta Park) 10737 N Union Ct, 97217  503-823-1656


Portland International Raceway 1940 N Victory Blvd, 97217 


Portland Tennis Center 324 NE 12th Ave, 97232 


RedTail Golf Course 8200 SW Scholls Ferry Rd Beaverton, OR 97008 


Rose City Golf Course 2200 NE 71st Ave, 97213 

Alice Ott SUN Community School 12500 SE Ramona, 97236 503-823-2279


St Johns Racquet Center 7519 N Burlington Ave, 97203

Arleta SUN Community School 5109 SE 66th, 97206


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Beaumont SUN Community School 4043 NE Fremont, 97212 503-916-5615


SUN Community Schools – Portland Parks & Recreation staffs and operates after school recreation and enrichment programs for students and families at 11 sites throughout the city. For programming information, visit or call 503-823-2525.


Centennial SUN Community School 17650 SE Brooklyn, 97236  503-823-5397 Faubion SUN Community School 2930 NE Dekum Street, 97211


Community Music Center  3350 SE Francis Street, 97202 


Director Park  815 SW Park Ave, 97205

Grout SUN Community School 3119 SE Holgate, 97202 



Gateway Discovery Park 10520 NE Halsey St, 97220

Lane SUN Community School 7200 SE 60th, 97206 



Mt Tabor SUN Community School 5800 SE Ash, 97215 503-916-2915

Holladay Park  NE 11th Ave and Holladay St, 97232 503-823-8087 Laurelhurst Dance Studio  3756 SE Oak St, 97214


Multnomah Arts Center  7688 SW Capitol Hwy, 97219 503-823-2787 Summer Free for All


Parkrose SUN Community School 12003 NE Shaver, 97220 503-408-2640 Roseway Heights SUN Community School 7334 NE Siskiyou, 97213  503-916-5865 Sitton SUN Community School 9930 N Smith, 97203



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CITYWIDE RECREATION GUIDE COMMUNITY CENTERS Charles Jordan Community Center 9009 N Foss Ave, 97217 503-823-3631 East Portland Community Center 740 SE 106th Ave, 97216 503-823-3450 Fulton Park Community Center 68 SW Miles St, 97219


Hillside Community Center  653 NW Culpepper Terrace, 97210 503-823-3181 Matt Dishman Community Center 77 NE Knott St, 97212 503-823-3673 Montavilla Community Center 8219 NE Glisan St, 97220


Mt Scott Community Center  5530 SE 72nd Ave, 97206


Peninsula Park Community Center 700 N Rosa Parks Way, 97217 503-823-3620 Sellwood Community Center 1436 SE Spokane St, 97202


Southwest Community Center 6820 SW 45th Ave, 97219


St Johns Community Center  8427 N Central St, 97203


Woodstock Community Center 5905 SE 43rd Ave, 97206


POOLS Columbia Indoor Pool  7701 N Chautauqua Blvd, 97217


Creston Outdoor Pool (summer only) 4454 SE Powell Blvd, 97206 503-823-3672 East Portland Indoor Pool  740 SE 106th Ave, 97216


Grant Outdoor Pool (summer only) 2300 NE 33rd, 97212 503-823-3674 Matt Dishman Indoor Pool 77 NE Knott Street, 97212 


Montavilla Outdoor Pool (summer only) 8219 NE Glisan, 97220 503-823-3675 Mt Scott Indoor Pool  5530 SE 72nd Avenue, 97206


Peninsula Park Outdoor Pool (summer only) 700 N Rosa Parks Way, 97217 503-823-3677 Pier Park Outdoor Pool (summer only) 9341 N St Johns, 97203 503-823-3678 Sellwood Outdoor Pool (summer only) 7951 SE 7th Ave, 97202  503-823-3679 Southwest Indoor Pool  6820 SW 45th Ave, 97219


Wilson Outdoor Pool (summer only) 1151 SW Vermont Street, 97219 503-823-3680


REGISTRATION Receipt of full payment is required for registration, unless otherwise arranged. Please call if you receive a returned check or declined bank card notice, either of which void registration. RESIDENT / NON-RESIDENT A resident is: • anyone who occupies a permanent residence inside the city limits of Portland. At the discretion of a Community Center Director, proof of home address may be required. Acceptable address verification may include a 1) drivers license, 2) Oregon ID card, 3) property tax statement, 4) utility bill or lease agreement with current home address. • any child living within the school boundaries of the Reynolds and Centennial School Districts who is attending a SUN Community School. Through a partnership between the City and County, a child attending a SUN Community School is eligible to register for programs at any SUN Community School location without paying a non-resident surcharge. Anyone else is considered a non-resident (NR) and will be assessed a 40% surcharge. NR surcharges do not apply to drop-in activities. Non-residents who wish to register for PP&R activities may choose one of these options: • Pay the additional 40% NR fee. • Purchase a NR fee discount pass as either an individual or family for a period of three, six or nine months from the date of purchase. The NR discount pass takes 25% off the NR fee for the activity. Inquire about this option at time of registration. These passes are not refundable. Non-resident Pass Prices 3-month Pass: Individual $25 Family $50 6-month Pass: Individual $45 Family $90 9-month Pass: Individual $65 Family $130 A family denotes a couple (married or domestic) or a single parent and their legal dependents living in the same residence. CLASS ENROLLMENT Our classes must meet minimum and maximum enrollment standards. Classes may fill quickly or be canceled due to low enrollment. WITHDRAWAL & REFUNDS Please notify us at least five (5) business days (Monday-Friday), unless otherwise specified, before the start of your program so that we can refund or credit your account for the registration fee. Pre-paid materials and 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. SCHOLARSHIPS City of Portland residents, regardless of age, who require financial assistance may apply for partial scholarships. Contact individual centers for information. NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION PP&R programs and services reflect the cultural diversity of our community. We do not discriminate on the basis of religion, race, color, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age or ability. SPECIAL NEEDS 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 ABOUT INCLUSION SERVICES • 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 5 working days’ notice prior to start of class. If you have questions about Inclusion Services, please contact Jane Doyle at 503-823-4333 ( If necessary, use City TTY 503-823-6868, or use Oregon Relay Service: 711. PHOTO POLICY Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) reserves the right, and may give permission to the media, to photograph classes, programs, and participants at any of our facilities and properties or any sponsored activity. Please be aware that these photos are for promotional purposes and may be used in future publications and media communications in any format. If you do not wish to be photographed, please inform staff and we will make reasonable efforts to honor your request. If you see staff taking pictures, and you do not wish to be photographed, please let us know. If you see a photo of yourself or a family member that causes you concern, please notify us. As a courtesy, we will make every reasonable effort to dispose of the image, and will not use it in future publications. However, we will not be able to retrieve, destroy or discontinue existing printed publications in which the photograph may have been included. CUSTOMER SATISFACTION Your satisfaction is our goal! Portland Parks & Recreation strives for 100% customer satisfaction. If you are not satisfied with a recreation program or service, please let us know. INFORMATION HOTLINE For information on other PP&R services and programs, call the Parks Information Hotline at 503-823-PLAY (7529), Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5pm. INCLEMENT WEATHER 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 canceled. 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.

REGISTER NOW ONLINE at – Click on the “Register” top tab. Search for classes by age, category, location, or keyword – or narrow your search by specific activity or course number. PHONE – Complete this registration form and call any PP&R site using the phone numbers on the map pages. You may also phone in your registration to the PP&R Customer Service Hotline at 503-823-2525, MondayFriday, 8:30am-5:15pm. Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover Card accepted with phone-in registration. MAIL – Mail your completed registration form to the program center address. Include full payment by check payable to the City of Portland. Mail-in registration is also received at the PP&R Customer Service Center, 1134 SW Fifth Ave, Portland, OR 97204. IN PERSON – Any PP&R facility is able to process your registration, including the Customer Service Center located in the lobby of the Portland Building at 1134 SW Fifth Ave. All Community Centers are open for walk-in registration during business hours. CHECK ONE

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NON-RESIDENTS of the City of Portland pay a 40% surcharge. Or you may purchase a nonresident pass at the amounts listed below. List pass price or 40% surcharge in column at right and add to your total.

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I need a pass. Circle one: 3-month | 6-month | 9-month Circle one: Individual | Family Name of person(s) needing pass ______________________________________________________________________________ 3-month pass: individual $25; family $50 | 6-month pass: individual $45; family $90

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