Portland Parks & Recreation’s outdoor pools open June 20:

And FREE Learn to Swim Lessons are next week- sign up in-person only



(Portland, OR) –

Another summer of outdoor swimming and other fun aquatic activities will kick off this month at Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) pools, citywide.  Opening day for PP&R’s outdoor pools is Tuesday, June 20, 2017.


As part of the PP&R Summer Free For All, FREE Open Play Swim sessions are offered throughout the summer at indoor and outdoor pools across the city. Click here for schedules.


iOfrecemos clases de natación en español!

Portland Parks & Recreation is proud to once again offer selected swim lessons conducted in Spanish.  Contact your local pool for more information (llame a su piscina para más información).


Portland Parks & Recreation pools offer open play swims, lap swimming, teen swims, water exercise classes, junior lifeguard training, junior swim instructor training, summer swim teams, special events, and much more.



Learn the lifetime skill of swimming for free!  Portland Parks & Recreation is offering free swim sessions for youth, including parent/tot classes through several beginning skill levels, June 20 – 23, 2017.  Our friendly, experienced swim instructors will teach and improve your child’s swimming and water safety skills. The Free Learn to Swim sessions are offered at all of PP&R’s indoor and outdoor pools.


How to register:

The only way to sign up for the Free Learn to Swim sessions is in-person registration at your neighborhood pool on Saturday, June 17, 2017, between 8:00am to 11:30am. You may also register for other sessions and activities at that time.


PP&R pool schedules and info are available here:https://www.portlandoregon.gov/parks/38284



PP&R Outdoor Pools (Open June 20th) PP&R Indoor Pools
Creston Pool

(503) 823-3672

4454 SE Powell

Grant Pool

(503) 823-3674

2300 NE 33rd                                                                                     

Montavilla Pool

(503) 823-3675

8219 NE Glisan

Peninsula Pool

(503) 823-3677

700 N Portland

Pier Pool

(503) 823-3678

9341 N. St. Johns


Sellwood Pool

(503) 823-3679

7951 SE 7th


Wilson Pool

(503) 823-3680

1151 SW Vermont


Columbia Pool

(503) 823-3669

7701 N Chautauqua Blvd


East Portland Pool

(503) 823-3450

740 SE 106th


Matt Dishman Pool

(503) 823-3673

77 NE Knott


Mt. Scott Pool

(503) 823-3183

5530 SE 72nd


Southwest Pool

(503) 823-2840

6820 SW 45th