portland parks and recreation

Camp – Neo Newts: Week of 7/15 (Ages 8-12)

Camp offered in partnership with Portland Parks & Recreation. Registration required through ActiveNet. Click on the button below. LEVEL 0- LEARNING TO RIDE Rider Experience: Beginner with 0 – ½ years of riding on dirt trails, and at least ½ year of general bike riding These riders know how to ride, more or less, and want to … Read More

Camp – Green Geckos: Week of 7/8 (Ages 8-12)

Camp offered in partnership with Portland Parks & Recreation. Registration required through ActiveNet. Click on the button below. LEVEL 1: BEGINNERS Rider Experience: Beginner with ½ – 1 years of riding on dirt trails These riders are already comfortable riding a bike on gravel roads as well as on dirt and grass, and down some features … Read More

Camp – Green Geckos: Week of 7/22 (Ages 8-12)

Camp offered in partnership with Portland Parks & Recreation. Registration required through ActiveNet. Click on the button below. LEVEL 1- BEGINNER Rider Experience: Beginner with ½ – 1 years of riding on dirt trails These riders are already comfortable riding a bike on gravel roads as well as on dirt and grass, and down some features … Read More

Beginner Class: Intro to Tech Wheel Lifts, Roll-Downs – 8/24

Class offered in partnership with Portland Parks & Recreation. Registration required through ActiveNet. Click on the button below. Rider Experience: Beginners to off road riding with at least 1 year of cycling experience Beginners are riders with some experience but want to be more confident and have more fun riding a bike off road as well … Read More

Beginner Class: Slow Moving Skills, Ratcheting, & Balance – 8/17

Class offered in partnership with Portland Parks & Recreation. Registration required through ActiveNet. Click on the button below. Rider Experience: Beginners to off road riding with at least 1 year of cycling experience Beginners are riders with some experience but want to be more confident and have more fun riding a bike off road as well … Read More

Beginner Class: Corners, Climbing, Descents – 8/10

Class offered in partnership with Portland Parks & Recreation. Registration required through ActiveNet. Click on the button below. Rider Experience: Beginners to off road riding with at least 1 year of cycling experience Beginners are riders with some experience but want to be more confident and have more fun riding a bike off road as well … Read More

Beginner Class: Body Position, Trail Basics, Braking – 8/3

Class offered in partnership with Portland Parks & Recreation. Registration required through ActiveNet. Click on the button below. Rider Experience: Beginners to off road riding with at least 1 year of cycling experience Beginners are riders with some experience but want to be more confident and have more fun riding a bike off road as well … Read More

Adult Trail Basics & Beyond for Beginners – 7/29-8/19

Adult Camp offered in partnership with Portland Parks & Recreation. Registration required through ActiveNet. Click on the button below. Skills covered:  7/29: Body Position, Trail Basics, Braking  8/5: Corners, Climbing, Descents  8/12: Slow moving skills including ratcheting and balance skills  8/19: Intro to Tech… wheel lifts, roll-down Rider Experience: Beginners to off road riding with at … Read More

Youth Conservation Crew Mountain Biking Experience

Written by Ahmed Yusuf, Stewardship Coordinator – City Nature, Portland Parks & Rec Portland Parks & Recreation’s Youth Conservation Crew (YCC) was proud to collaborate with Northwest Trail Alliance (NWTA) in early August! Together, we provided a chance for eight young people and four adults to experience mountain biking. This was the first time that … Read More

Powell Butte Work Party Recap

Written by Daveed Fleischer Portland Parks asked NWTA for some volunteers to help with trail work at Powell Butte. On Saturday, January 7, at 9 AM, one person from Portland Parks and five people from NWTA gathered on a cool, misty morning. We built a small fence to divert trail traffic. Another group worked together … Read More