Summertime at Pier Park, 2019

Young couple at Pier Pool
Everyone loves Pier Pool.

Free Swim Lessons at Pier Pool

You know it is almost summer when it is time to sign up for free swim lessons at Pier Park. Saturday, June 15th at 8:00 a.m. get over to Pier Pool and register for free swim lessons. Free lessons are offered just once each year. Take advantage!

Pier Pool officially opens on Tuesday, June 18th! Check out the Friends of Pier Park Pool page for a full schedule of Aquaerobics/Aquapower, Lap Swim, Swim Lessons, and more. To learn when lifeguard certification is offered and the Fun Day Safety Splash go to the Friends of Pier Park Events page.

Buy your season passes at Pier Pool!

Skateboarding at Pier Park

Beginning in June, Portland Parks is offering several weeks of skateboarding lessons at the Pier Park skatepark. Check our June and August events.

More Events

There is also a fun run on July 14th and an AARP Neighbor Walks (everyone is welcome) event on August 13th. You must register in advance for these events. The links are on our Events page.

Friends of Pier Park Meetings

Friends of Pier Park meets on the third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the St. Johns Library conference room. Check our calendar for details.

By Mary Ann Aschenbrenner

Mary Ann Aschenbrenner is President of Waterlink Web, a web development firm located in the St. Johns neighborhood of North Portland. An active neighborhood volunteer, Mary Ann served on the Friends of Pier Park board for over eight years and is the designer and administrator of this site.