Free swim lessons at Pier Pool

Learn to swim FREE June 18 – 21 at any Portland Parks pool … including Pier Park! This session requires walk-in registration tomorrow, Sat, June 15, from 8:00-11:30 AM. Pier Pool is located at 9341 N. St Johns Ave.

May meeting follow-up

The following was submitted by Elizabeth Kennedy-Wong as a Parks summation of the May meeting and trail alignment plan. Hello Friends of Pier Park et al – Please share this information. –         Based on the conversation at the Friends of Pier Park meeting, Here are the responses to the comments/requests and the recommendation to move… Continue reading May meeting follow-up

May meeting agenda

Come to the May Friends of Pier Park meeting on Tuesday the 21st at 6:30 pm at the St. Johns Community Center. Agenda items: Accessible bike path and bridge configuration report Sequoia memorial report and discussion Website report and discussion. All are welcome!  

Moving forward with accessible path

The good news is that we have funding for the accessible bike path that will extend from the end of the Pier/Chimney bridge and through Pier Park. This link was critical to protect the Sequoia grove from cyclists coming off the bridge and to provide accessibility to the North Portland Greenway transportation structure. This is… Continue reading Moving forward with accessible path

Chimney/Pier Park Bridge Project meeting April 24th

Portland Parks and Recreation is hosting this meeting on Wednesday, April 24th, 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the St. Johns Community Center. This is your chance to understand how construction of the pedestrian/bike bridge will impact access to and use of both Chimney and Pier Parks from April 2013 to November 2013. Construction impacts may… Continue reading Chimney/Pier Park Bridge Project meeting April 24th

Friends of Pier Park recognized

On Saturday, March 16th, Friends of Pier Park was recognized, at the annual Celebrate North Portland dinner, for extraordinary commitment and service to North Portland. The award was a surprise, at least to the FoPP board member and volunteer who was attending the dinner. Fortunately, Mary Ann Aschenbrenner, Technology Officer was there to accept the… Continue reading Friends of Pier Park recognized