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  • Make new friends and have fun exploring Gresham’s fun recreation activities for all ages.

  • 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

    Chess for Success Summer Camps

    In Gresham this summer: Chess for Success summer camps for ages 5-14. In addition to chess instruction and match play, these camps offer physical activities, group exercises, art and team-building activities.

    • Weeklong camps Monday-Friday: July 25-29; Aug. 1-5; Aug. 8-12; Aug. 15-19; Aug. 22-26
    • 9:00 am-2:00 pm
    • Lunches included
    • Red Sunset Park, 2403 NE Red Sunset Drive

    Register for a camp.

    $200 full price or pay what you can pricing with promo codes: enter "queensgambit" for $125 total cost or enter "checkmate" for $50 total cost.

    For more information, contact

    Learn more about this program at

    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.

    Friday Night Basketball

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

    Friday Night Basketball program


    Summer futsal

    Open play days and tournaments

    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.

    Gresham Senior Center

    The Gresham Senior Center, 600 NE Eighth St., offers recreation, education, health and social programs serving seniors.

    Gresham Senior Center activities

    Aug. 28: Gresham Senior Center Car Show

    For more information, call the Gresham Senior Center at 503-988-4870.

    Gresham Parks and Recreation partners with the Gresham Senior Center to support community events for seniors.

    Summer Kids in the Park (SKIP)

    Summer Kids in the Park (SKIP)

    • Summer program in Main City Park, Red Sunset Park and Nadaka Nature Park.
    • Free activities and sack lunches for youth up to age 18.
    • No registration required.
    • Summer Kids in the Park details

    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

    The Underground Youth CrossFit and Fitness

    The Underground PDX offers free CrossFit, basic workout classes and youth mentorship to local middle and high school youth ages 12-21.

    Youth Mentorship and Fitness classes
    Saturdays, 10:45 am-12:30 pm
    Wednesdays, 5-6:15 pm
    The Underground (big red barn), 19626 NE Glisan St.

    Visit to schedule an appointment.
    You must set up an appointment first before attending to go over details.

    For more information, contact or Joshua Al-Jaouni, 503-406-0339.

    The Underground PDX is a recreation partner with Gresham Parks and Recreation and Youth Services.

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