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City of Tigard

Tigard Parks & Rec

Parks & Rec: Our Mission
“We exist to provide healthy and diverse recreational opportunities through programs, events, parks, and natural areas, for all ages and abilities, ensuring that the City of Tigard is a desirable place to live and play.”

Coming Soon....
Spring has sprung and summer preparation is well underway for Tigard Parks & Rec. Issuing the first scholarship of the season, arranging for food trucks at summer events and planning for Family Fest are just some of the tasks that staff is currently working on.

Upcoming Events

All Events Listed Here are Free.

The Micah & Me Children's Music show is a dance party for toddlers! This live music show is targeted at ages zero to seven and the young at heart. Register here.
Cook Park | Thu, Jun 8 | 11 a.m.
(This event has been moved from June 1 to June 8)

Go Skateboarding Day is the official holiday of Skateboarding. Come celebrate with Tigard Parks & Rec.
Jim Griffith Memorial Skate Park | Wed, Jun 21 | Noon – 4 p.m.

Skateboarding Day

Join Tigard Parks & Rec in celebrating National Park and Recreation Month. Get ready to play outside with various sports, games and crafts. Let us take care of the fun!

  • Cook Park | Wed, Jul 5 | 11 a.m.– 1 p.m.
  • Summerlake Park | Wed, Jul 12 | 11 a.m.– 1 p.m.
  • Bonita Park | Wed, Jul 19 | 11 a.m.– 1 p.m.
  • Woodard Park | Wed, Jul 26 | 11 a.m.– 1 p.m. 

Radical Revolution is a 6-piece 80's tribute band that plays a wide range of hits from the era. Dance away with Tigard Parks & Rec and enjoy food, friends and fun.
Cook Park | Tue, Aug 15 | 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Kick back and relax. Watch these newly-released movies on our 20-ft screen. Come early to hang out with Tigard Parks & Rec to play games for added fun. All movies start at dusk. Remember to bring blankets, lawn chairs and flashlights. Thank you to our sponsor, Servpro of Tigard/Tualatin.

  • Finding Dory | Dirksen Nature Park | Fri, Aug 11
  • Star Wars: Rogue One | Cook Park | Fri, Aug 18
  • Moana | Metzger Elementary Park | Fri, Aug 25
  • Fantastic Beasts | Cook Park | Fri, Sep 8

Movies in the Park

Upcoming Classes

Register for these activities here

  • Coding with Kids!
    Coding with Kids is a computer programming academy for grades K-12. These programs advance young coders from the very beginnings all the way to the mastery of computer science and software development.

  • Mad Science
    These scientists have transformed dull lessons into wildly engaging science presentations. With our mind blowing approach to kids science, your children won’t even know that they are learning.

  • Skyhawks Sports Classes
    Our progression of 11 different camps and programs, led by their expert staff, are geared toward youth looking for a sport introduction or those who want to refine and master their sport-specific skills.

  • Soccer Shots

    Soccer Shots is an engaging children's soccer program. This team positively impacts children's lives through coaching, curriculum and communication.


Tigard Parks & Rec has a scholarship program to provide financial assistance for qualified participants. Scholarships will partially cover the cost of recreation program events or activities. To learn more, please contact us at or 503-718-2591.

Partnerships / Sponsorships / Advertising

Do you have an idea for an event and want Tigard Parks & Rec to be involved? Do you want to be an instructor?  Are you a vendor?  We want to hear from you! Contact Anthony Markey at 503-718-2584.
Special Event Sponsorship
Community and business support allows the city to produce events for the entire community to enjoy. By sponsoring special events your business will be able to maximize exposure to city residents and highlight your value to the community. View details.

Tigard Parks & Rec produces four guides per year that have room to advertise. All guides are posted online and the summer guides are printed and distributed to every residential household. View details.

Stay in Touch

Parks & Rec posts news and updates to the city’s social media accounts. Connect with us for information about class times, upcoming events and more! 

Walk to our events

Help us support Tigard’s vision of being the most walkable community in the Pacific Northwest where people of all ages and abilities enjoy healthy and interconnected lives.

Please consider walking to our parks:

» Cook Park Walking Map
» Summerlake Park Walking Map
» Dirksen Nature Park Walking Map

Staff Contact
Anthony Markey, Rec Coordinator
503-718-2584 | Email

Establish your account and register for Tigard Parks & Rec activities and classes.

Spring Activity Guide 
If you’re looking to learn a new hobby, meet some new friends, develop your skills, get out of the house or just be entertained—we have something for you!
Activity Guide Spring
View the Activity Guide  |  View the PDF

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