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  • 2021 Summer Camps

    Summer Kids in the Park (SKIP)

    • June 21-Sept. 3 in Main City Park, Red Sunset Park and Nadaka Nature Park.
    • Free activity kits and lunches available to kids 18 and under.
    • No registration required.
    • Summer Kids in the Park details

      Chess for Success Day Camps

      • June 21-Aug. 20 (Monday to Thursday each week) from 8:30 am-1:30 pm at Red Sunset Park, Nadaka Nature Park and Main City Park.
      • Camps are designed for youth ages 5-12 to learn and grow through outdoor play, chess instruction and peer interaction. 
      • Lunch provided. 
      • Thanks to generous sponsors, we are using pay-what-you-can pricing:
        • $225/week full price
        • Use promo code queensgambit for $125/week
        • Use promo code checkmate for $50/week
      • Register
      • Questions? Email

      MetroEast Summer Media Popups

      • Dates and locations:
      • Time: Noon - 3:00 pm
      • Hands-on activities using the latest technology, including virtual reality, podcasting and iPad video. 
      • There is no cost to attend and no registration required. 
      • Questions? Email

      E-Sports in the Park

      Aquatic Centers

      Gresham aquatic centers

      Mt. Hood Community College Aquatic Center 
      26000 SE Stark St.

      Gresham High School Aquatic Center
      1200 North Main Ave.

      Nearby aquatic centers

      East Portland Community Center Indoor Pool
      740 SE 106th Ave.

      Mt. Scott Community Center Indoor Pool
      5530 SE 72nd Ave., Portland

      North Clackamas Aquatic Park
      7300 SE Harmony Road, Milwaukie


      Middle school and high school youth can attend free basketball practice, skill building and game play on Friday and Saturday nights in Gresham.

      Friday/Saturday night basketball program

      Children's Fountain

      Kids can play in two fountains – one designed for toddlers, one for bigger kids – that are powered by jets of cool, clean, chlorinated water.

      401 NE Second St.

      Read more about the Children's Fountain, including hours and rules.


      Youth Sunday Futsal program

      Boys and girls in grades 6-12 can drop in for free indoor Sunday Futsal game play from 5:00-7:00 pm year-round at the Friends of the Children gym. Supervision provided.

      Youth futsal program

      Gresham futsal courts

      Open for public use.

      Futsal at Vance Park

      1400 SE 182ndAve. Play on the two courts is free and on a first-come, first-served basis. 

      Futsal at Davis Park

      322 NE 194th Ave. Play on the court is free and on a first-come, first-served basis.

      Futsal at Aspen Highlands Park

      147 NE 24th St. Play on the court is free and on a first-come, first-served basis.


      Main City Skatepark

      The City maintains a 5,710-square-foot skate plaza at Main City Park in historic downtown, 219 S. Main Ave. 

      Skatepark hours

      • 6:00 am - 8:00 pm Oct. 1 to March 31
      • 5:00 am - 10:00 pm April 1 to Sept. 30
      • Slow skate: 9:00 - 11:00 am on weekends and holidays (for skaters under 10 years)
      Sports Fields

      Reserve a sports field

      Sports fields available for rental:

      • Gradin Community Sports Park
      • Hall Park
      • Hollybrook Park
      • John Deer Fields
      • Kirk Park 
      • Main City Park
      • North Gresham Park
      • Pat Pfeifer Park
      • Red Sunset Park
      • Rockwood Central Park
      • Vance Park 

      Park permit insurance

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