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Explore Washington Park

Coming to Washington Park this summer? Explore Washington Park is here to help you figure out the best way to get to and around the park with these helpful tips! Beat the heat and parking stress by taking transit to the Park TriMet light rail serves the Washington Park MAX station and Bus Line 63 serves the entire park. On busy days, our parking lots fill up, so taking transit can help you avoid a parking snafu! Ride the FREE Explore Washington Park shuttle We operate a free shuttle bus throughout the park, from the MAX station to the Rose […]

Explore Your Natural Areas with PPR

Ten Weeks of Inter-generational Ecology In the City Saturday mornings, April through June Hands-on, interactive ecology classes for youth (5 yrs and up), teens & adults. Classes meet in a different natural area each Saturday morning. Register for one, or register for them all! Where to find more information… Call – 503-823-3601 Email Chrissy Larson Text – 503-823-1149 Portland Parks & Rec Website

Parks Replacement Bond

Now seeking feedback for North Park Blocks! Portland Parks & Recreation announces three Open Houses for Parks Replacement Bond projects currently under design.  All are welcome to come learn more about these projects that will improve parks near you! Couch Park Playground, Plaza, &  Loo: Thursday, February 25, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm, Legacy Good Samaritan, Auditorium, Building 2, 1040 NW 22nd  Come see the final draft design for this project!  Presentation at 6:15 pm. North Park Blocks Playground Replacement: Monday, February 29, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm, We Work – Custom House, 220 NW 8th Ave (enter on NW […]

Parks & Rec – Budget Forums & Hearing

PP&R, in collaboration with Commissioner Amanda Fritz and the Bureau’s Budget Advisory Committee (BAC) has submitted the Bureau’s Requested Budget to Mayor Hales. Our BAC includes the Parks Board, representatives from the neighborhood coalitions and representatives from the African Youth and Community Organization (AYCO), Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO) and Hacienda Community Development Corporation (Hacienda CDC).  The BAC also includes our labor representatives (DCTU Contract, Laborers Local 483 Recreation Contract, COPPEA Contract). As you may know, Mayor Hales asked all bureaus to submit 5% reduction packages from the General Fund. He is using this year’s budget process to […]