Services

Summer Kids in the Park (SKIP)

    • Summer Kids in the Park

    • Summer Kids in the Park

    • Summer Kids in the Park

    • Summer Kids in the Park

    • Summer Kids in the Park

  • Thank you for SKIP-ing with us this summer

    We'll see you in summer 2017!

    SKIP includes
    • Free youth recreation in Gresham
    • Fun activities and free sack lunch
    • Monday-Friday in three Gresham parks
    • For all kids ages 18 and younger
    • No registration required, drop in anytime as often as you like

    Schedule and locations

    Main City Park, 219 S. Main Ave.
    Monday through Friday, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Lunch served from 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    Activities held from 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 pm
    Park map and directions

    Vance Park, 1400 SE 182nd Ave.
    Monday through Friday, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Lunch served from 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    Activities held from 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
    Park map and directions

    Red Sunset Park, 2403 NE Red Sunset Drive
    Monday through Friday, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Lunch served from 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Activities held from 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    Park map and directions

    Parents and guardians should plan to stay at the park while the youth are participating. SKIP is not meant for little ones to be left without parental or guardian supervision.

    Older children may attend on their own, if parents/guardians deem it appropriate for their child. 

    Activities

    Boys & Girls Clubs provide daily activities for youth.

    • Art activities
    • Science experiments
    • Daily challenges
    • Special guests/fun days
    • Nature days

    About SKIP

    The City, in partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland, is putting a hop and a SKIP into summertime with Summer Kids in the Park, an 10-week program for youth 18 and younger. There is no cost to participate in the SKIP summer recreation program. 

    A nutritious sack lunch will be served through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's summer lunch program.

    Contact us

    For more information about the SKIP summer recreation program, contact Boys & Girls Clubs, 503-969-5281.

    Read more about Gresham parks