Services and Information for Parks, recreation, and activities

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Purpose, background, timeline, and contact information for the Ezones Map Correction project.
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File an appeal with the City Auditor's Hearings Office to challenge an administrative decision made by the City of Portland. Examples of the types of cases: park exclusions, private for-hire permit denial/suspension, water/sewer billing.
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If you have a project that benefits your community and the environment, you can apply for a Community Watershed Stewardship Program (CWSP) grant of up to $12,000. The two-page pre-application for projects is due by 4 p.m. on the first Friday of February each year.
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Users of City property must show proof of insurance for certain events. An option to purchase Tenants User Liability Insurance Program (TULIP) through the City is available: meets City requirements, liability and property damage, cost effective, liquor liability optional, covers most events.
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Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) maintains a variety of sports fields across the city. These include soccer, football, baseball, and softball fields. PP&R also issues permits for Portland Public School District fields.
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Portland Parks & Recreation would like to create an opportunity for public discussion on concussion awareness. By raising awareness of the importance of recognizing a concussion, treating it appropriately and supporting the injured we can positively impact youth and families in Portland.
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Portland Parks and Recreation and the Homelessness and Urban Camping Impact Reduction Program (HUCIRP) have partnered together to keep 54 parks restrooms open to the public during this emergency. We expect these restrooms to be accessible at all hours of the day.
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Portland Parks & Recreation is dedicated to providing a play-based, child-centered educational preschool program for ages 3–5 years old.
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The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) Play Streets pilot program turns neighborhood streets into pop-up community hubs for multigenerational socializing, play, and physical activity.
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Get a permit to permanently attach items to street trees.
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Online reservations are available for basic picnics, dodge park camping, and commercial use.
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Search through the database of classes, create an account and register for activities from the online portal.
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Many invasive plant species are harmful to habitats and the environment. Environmental Services can help with removal of certain invasive plants. See a list of the plant species we can help with in the instructions below. If you find any of these plants, please report them.
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You may use this form to report Tree Code violations as detailed below.
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Portland Parks and Recreation has many different venues available to rent for picnics, weddings, and more.
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A permit is required to prune any tree in the City right-of-way, which is typically between the curb and sidewalk. No permit is required for pruning branches less than 1/2 inch in diameter at attachment to the stem.
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Senior Recreation is dedicated to ensuring access to recreational, educational, and wellness opportunities for adults age 60+.