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City of Tigard

Parks & Rec

Tigard Parks & Rec 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.”   

Pop Up in the Park!

Fun with Recreation!Free Ice Cream at Pop Up in the Park this SummerJoin 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!

  • Wed | July 17 | 11 a.m.–1 p.m. | Dirksen Nature Park
  • Fri | July 19 | 6 p.m.–9 p.m. | Cook Park | Emergency Preparedness Fair
  • Wed | July 24 | 11 a.m.–1 p.m. | Bonita Park
    En el parque de tu vecindario | Miercoles, 24 de julio | 11am-1pm | Parque Bonita
  • Wed | July 31 | 11 a.m.–1 p.m. | Sabrina Park

Movies in the Park
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, flashlights and friends!

  • Sat | Jul 27 | Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse | Dirksen Nature Park
  • Sat | Aug 10 | Mary Poppins Returns | Cook Park
  • Fri | Aug 16 | The Lego Movie 2 | Metzger Elementary Park
  • Sat | Aug 24 | Incredibles 2 | Metzger Elementary Park
  • Fri | Aug 30 | How to Train your Dragon: The Hidden World | Cook Park

Concerts in the Park 
Frequently Asked Questions: (location, parking, food, etc.)

  • Wed., August 7 | Petty Fever | 5-8:30 p.m., music starts at 6:30 p.m. | Cook Park  
    Join Tigard Parks & Rec and Petty Fever for an evening of fun, music and high–energy dancing. Petty Fever delivers an amazing and memorable tribute to the musical legacy of Tom Petty. Be prepared to hear some of your favorite hits such as, Free Falling, Breakdown, American Girl and I Won’t Back Down. This will be a night you won’t want to miss!
  • Wed., August 21 | Johnny Limbo and the Lugnuts | 5-8:30 p.m., music starts at 6:30 p.m. | Cook Park
    Join Tigard Parks & Rec and Johnny Limbo and the Lugnuts for an evening of fun, music and dancing. Their show is a toe–tappin’ tour of the Golden Era of Rock and Roll as they play tributes to legendary artists Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly, the Beatles and the Beach Boys. “Rock and Roll will never die and the Lugnuts are the reason why.”

Volunteer Opportunities

Calling all volunteersJoin us! Volunteers have a huge impact on our programs and ensure the success of our events. If you’re interested in making a difference while also having fun, we have opportunities for you!

Email to get started.

Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities

  • 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.
  • Advertising: 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.
  • Something New: 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 at 503-718-2604.

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! 

Financial Assistance Scholarships

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.

Staff Contacts
Kaitlyn McKinney
Recreation Program Specialist

Kimberly Cederholm

Recreation Coordinator

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

Tigards Parks and Rec


Summer Camps
Sign up for Tualatin Riverkeepers summer camps in Dirksen Nature Park.
Summer Camp - Register Now

Parks & Rec Fee Increase
Effective May 1, 2019, the Parks & Recreation Fee will increase by $0.52 per month. This increase ensures the Recreation Program will continue. Customers will see increased programming this summer including additional events like concerts, pop ups, and movies in the park. More...

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