News Flash

Posted on: February 5, 2018

Donate to the Skatepark Expansion!


Text SKATE to 71777! Donate individually or become a fundraiser to help raise money for the City of Portland's Skatepark Expansion! Our Parks Division is in the early stages of planning an expansion to the much-used and overcrowded skatepark at Dougherty ...

Read on...

Additional Info... Parks & Rec Spotlight
Posted on: January 26, 2018

Memorial Benches


Donate a bench to a loved one and have it placed in one of Portland's beautiful parks!

Additional Info and Form... Parks & Rec Spotlight
Posted on: July 12, 2017

New Mobile & Online Platform Allows City to Raise Money for Portland Opportunity Crew

Text Crew Sign

The City of Portland recently began using a mobile and online platform to raise money for its panhandling-to-work pilot program, Portland Opportunity Crew. The City entered into an agreement with MobileCause to afford citizens the opportunity to support t...

Read on...

Parks & Rec Spotlight
Posted on: June 1, 2017

Cruise Season Officially Underway; Portland to Welcome 103 Ships this Season

cruise ship

The 2017 cruise season officially begins this Sunday with the arrival of the first large ship of the season, the Grandeur of the Seas, with 2,000 passengers and almost 800 crew. Portland welcomed six other small ships in May and two others are scheduled t...

Read on...

Portland's Waterfront Parks & Rec Spotlight
Posted on: June 21, 2017

Riverside Golf Course Helps Feed the Bees

riverside golf course bee hive

The City of Portland’s Riverside Golf Course is one of 58 grant recipients in 31 states to receive funds from the Feed a Bee Forage Grant Initiative. The course received the maximum award amount of $5,000.


The grant funds are being used to plant ...

Read on...

Riverside Golf Course Parks & Rec Spotlight