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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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Community Centers

  • Register now for swim lessons for all ages en inglés y en español!

  • Special Events in community centers and your parks!

  • Arts Community Music Center, Multnomah Arts Center, Laurelhurst Dance Studio, and Community Centers

  • Sports Classes, Leagues, and Drop-in Activities

  • Dance Turn, twirl, move, and groove. Find your rhythm and never miss a chance to dance!

  • Portland Parks Preschool Programs available at community centers. Enroll for 2018-2019 school year today!

  • Adaptive & Inclusive Recreation (AIR) Classes, activities, trips, dances, and more!

  • Fitness Group Exercise, Personal Trainers, and Fitness Centers with cardio and strength equipment

  • Senior Recreation Hikes, walks, trips, classes, and more!

Keep it Cool at a Community Center!
Find relief during hot weather days at one of our community centers or swim pools. Plus, our interactive fountains and splash pads are a great way to keep cool too!

Community Center Cool activities during hot weather
Charles Jordan Community Center
9009 N. Foss Ave. 
503-823-3631
Cool spaces in our lobby. Come in and visit with neighbors, enjoy your community.
Board games, pool table, ping-pong, and foosball available.
Computer Lab/Game Room Open for patrons age 18+ 6:30am-1pm Monday-Friday (closed Tu/Th 9am-10am for a class)
Monday-Friday 9am-9pm 
Saturday 9am-6pm
Sunday 9am-1pm
Community Music Center
3350 SE Francis St.
503-823-3177
Monday-Thursday 9:30am-8:30pm, Friday 9:30am-4:30pm
Auditorium access changes day to day depending on programming. Please check in with our front desk to see what cool areas are available.
East Portland Community Center
740 SE 106th Ave.
503-823-3450
Cool spaces in our lobby. Come in and visit with neighbors, enjoy your community.
Board games, foosball, ping-pong available.
Monday-Friday 6am-9:30pm 
Saturday 7am-6pm
Sunday 8am-6pm
Hillside Community Center
653 NW Culpepper Terrace
503-823-3181
Board games available
Monday-Friday 1-6pm
*Hillside does not have air conditioning, we have our doors open and keeping things as cool as they can be.
Matt Dishman Community Center
77 NE Knott St.
503-823-3673
Cool spaces in our lobby. Come in and visit with neighbors, enjoy your community.
Monday-Friday 5:30am-8pm 
Saturday 9am-6pm
Sunday 10:30am-6pm
Mt. Scott Community Center
5530 SE 72nd Ave.
503-823-3183
Cool spaces in our lobby. Come in and visit with neighbors, enjoy your community.
Monday-Friday 5:30am-9:30pm 
Saturday 7am-7pm
Sunday 12pm-7pm
Multnomah Arts Center
7688 SW Capitol Hwy.
503-823-2787
Hallways available for refreshing.
Monday-Friday 9am-9:30pm
Saturday-Sunday 9am-6pm
Southwest Community Center
6820 SW 45th Ave.
503-823-2840
Cool spaces in our lobby. Come in and visit with neighbors, enjoy your community.
Monday-Friday 5:15am-9:30pm
Saturday 7am-7pm
Sunday 9am-6pm
St. Johns Community Center
8247 N. Central St.
503-823-3192
Cool spaces in our lobby. Come in and visit with neighbors, enjoy your community.
Monday 7:30am-6pm
Tuesday 7:30am-7:15pm
Wednesday 8:15am-6pm
Thursday 8:15am-7:15pm
Friday 7:30am-6pm
Saturday-Sunday CLOSED (Available for rentals)

 

 

Premium Passes 
With our Premium Pass, enjoy fitness and swim pool benefits at any of our full service community centers and pools with one annual fee: East Portland, Mt. Scott, Matt Dishman, Charles Jordan/Columbia Pool, and Southwest Community Center. Also available is an East Portland Premium Pass for our full service centers east of the Willamette River. Stop by any of the community centers mentioned here and our staff can get you set up with the pass that is most convenient for you!

Premium Pass Annual Fees
Adult Pass $579
Senior Pass $450
Family Pass $927
*Youth and Teen Passes are also available, and in addition, explore our TeenForce Pass, providing fitness and other activities to youth ages 10-20 at our five TeenForce locations.
Eastside Premium Passes
Valid at East Portland  |  Mt. Scott  |  Matt Dishman  |  Charles Jordan  |  Columbia Pool
Annual Fees
Adult Pass $493
Senior Pass $386
Family Pass $806


Portland Parks & Recreation owns and operates 15 community centers located throughout the Portland area - offering sports, fitness, art, dance, music, science, languages, rentals, and more!

Resident and Non-Resident Fees
A resident is anyone who occupies a permanent residence inside the city limits of Portland, which includes the Portland Public, Parkrose, and David Douglas School Districts. Anyone else is considered a non-resident and will be assessed a non-resident fee.

Hours and other Fees
Please look at community center catalogs below for specific class schedules, rental rates, hours of operation, and building closure info.

Inclement Weather
Check here for schedule changes and closures due to inclement weather.
Inclement Weather Policy for Portland Parks & Recreation


Employment
Seasonal employment for aquatics, recreation, maintenance, sports, arts, instruction, and park rangers at Portland Parks & Recreation can be found on our Employment and Internships page. We encourage you to apply for positions even if they aren't currently listed in the case an opening becomes available. Learn more.