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  • Recreation activities

  • Basketball | Youth

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

    Registration and waiver are required.

    Friday and Saturday Night Basketball program

    A Youth Services activity supervised by Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center.

    Baseball and Softball Clinics | Youth

    Free baseball and softball clinics for youth, grades K-8. 

    Each clinic is led by Friends of Baseball's supportive coach/mentors and features fun drills, games and skills stations to teach catching, throwing, running bases and batting.

    All equipment is provided by Friends of Baseball. All your child must do is show up, be ready to try new skills and have fun. All youth will receive a swag bag and other goodies.

    To provide the appropriate skills instruction, please register according to your child’s current grade level.

    Free clinic schedule 

      June 2-11

      • Red Sunset Park, 2403 NE Red Sunset Drive
      • Friday, 5:30-7:00 pm and Sunday, 4:00-5:30 pm
      • Register

      June 16-25

      • Main City Park, 219 S. Main Ave.
      • Friday, 5:30-7:00 pm and Sunday, 4:00-5:30 pm
      • Registration opening soon.
      NFL Flag Football Leagues | K-12 Youth

      The Portland Activities and Athletic League (PAAL) is offering free NFL Flag Football Leagues for K-12 youth.

      PAAL’s NFL FLAG’s no-contact rule and team-oriented environment makes it easy for kids to come together, learn football fundamentals and have fun.

      April 14-June 4

      • David Douglas High School, 11300 NE Halsey St.
      • Once per week on Sundays. 

      Learn more and register

      PlayEast! Indoor Classes | Youth

      PlayEast! East County Recreation offers indoor spring youth activities in Gresham from April through May.

      Draw it, swish it, paint it

      • Drawing classes for ages 5-12; April 25-May 30
      • Just 4 Kicks indoor soccer classes for ages 5-11; May 2-30
      • Lil' Shots indoor basketball classes for ages 3-13; May 5-June 1

      These activities are at North Gresham Elementary School.

      Classes are fee-based. Scholarships are available for those in need. 

      Register for classes and summer camps at

      Gresham residents may sign up for any of the classes even if not in Gresham.

      PlayEast! East County Recreation is a recreation partner with Gresham Parks and Recreation.

      For more information about this series, contact

      Speed, Agility and Quickness (SAQ) | All Ages

      The Portland Activities and Athletic League (PAAL) is offering a SAQ (speed, agility and quickness) class for all ages. 

      • Mondays and Fridays 6:00-8:00 pm
      • H.B. Lee Middle School, 1121 NE 172nd Ave.

      Learn more about PAAL programs.

      Youth Boxing

      The Portland Activities and Athletic League (PAAL) is offering free youth boxing. This class is available to youth grades 6-12. The PAAL Boxing program includes non-contact or contact boxing, fitness cardio, range of motion, improved strength, sequenced movements, hand/eye exercises and more. Learn more about PAAL programs.

      Tuesdays and Thursdays

      • Sessions are 90 minutes, once per week.
      • Team Quest MMA, 18206 SE Stark St.


      Youth CrossFit and Fitness at The Underground

      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, 11:00 am-noon
      Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:00-6:00 pm
      The Hope Center, 740 SE 182nd Ave.

      Schedule an appointment at

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

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

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


      Join us for a Wag-n-Walk at parks and trails around Gresham with local dog trainer/walker Avery of Hounding Around.

      Wag-n-Walk schedule

      Turn an ordinary task into a fun one while walking in Gresham and learning tips and tricks for training along the way.

      Hounding Around is a recreation partner with Gresham Parks and Recreation.

      For more information about this series, contact

    • Recreation facilities

    • 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

      Gresham Parks

      Gresham's parks system includes more than 300 acres of park land, 840 acres of natural areas and several miles of trails. 

      Gresham parks

      Parks reservations

      Parks rules and safety

      Gresham Senior Center

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

      Gresham Senior Center activities

      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.

      Futsal Courts

      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

    • City events calendar

    • Parks and recreation events

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