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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Payson Park Playground Needs Your Votes!

Payson Playground Sweepstakes

PAYSON PARK NEEDS YOUR VOTES TO WIN A $25,000 UPGRADE! Please help us out and share this with your friends and family.  

To help, follow the link : and vote for PORTLAND KIWANIS!

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Tennis in the Parks with Net Generation!

Portland Maine Tennis in the Parks Fall Program Flyer

Registration is now open for Tennis in the Parks with Net Generation. The program will run on Saturdays from Sept 19th - October 24th 2020 at Lyman Moore Middle School. Sign up now here!

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Parks and Rec News
Posted on: August 25, 2020

Volunteer for local parks!

Parks Volunteer

Portland Parks Conservancy (PPC) is a new nonprofit organization with a mission to support Portland’s public parks. The PPC is focusing this summer and fall on recruiting volunteers to help the Portland Parks, Recreation, and Facilities staff wi...

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Parks and Rec News
Posted on: July 17, 2020

Great Black Hawk Sculpture Unveiled at Deering Oaks

South American Black Hawk at Deering Oaks Park, Portland, ME

In late 2018/early 2019, Deering Oaks hosted a unique visitor, a juvenile Great Black Hawk native to Central & South America.  Recognized as the “Craziest Vagrant of 2019” by the American Birding Association, seeing the GB...

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Parks and Rec News
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Status of Parks & Rec Facilities & Open Spaces During COVID-19

Covid-19 Updates Portland, Maine 04101

Please see this new map that shows the current status of our Parks & Rec facilities and open spaces during the COVID-19 pandemic. Outdoor exercise is allowed during the Stay at Home emergency order, but it is recommended that you not drive fa...

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COVID-19 Resources Parks and Rec News
Posted on: March 10, 2020

Coronavirus Information

Wash Hands

The City of Portland is actively engaged and monitoring guidance from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Maine CDC regarding Coronavirus COVID-19 preparations and precautions. 

The City’s emergency managemen...

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