• 2019 Family Fest - September 7 & 8, 2019
  • Movies in the Park

City of Tigard

Parks & Rec

Tigard Park & 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.”   

Concert in the Park 
Concert in the Park, August 24, Cook Park, Johnny Limbo & the Lugnuts

Wed., August 21, 5-8:30 p.m.
Music starts at 6:30 p.m. |
Cook Park |
(location, parking, food, etc.)

Join Tigard Park & 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.”

Movie in the ParkMovie in the Park: Incredibles 2

  • Saturday, August 24, Movie starts at Dusk
    Incredibles 2 | Metzger Elementary Park
    Come early to hang out with Tigard Park & Rec to play games for added fun. Movies start at dusk. Remember to bring: blankets, lawn chairs, flashlights and friends!
  • Coming Soon:
    Friday, August 30
    How to Train your Dragon: The Hidden World
    Cook Park

Family Fest 2019
Family Fest is back! Join us for family-friendly activities and events including a 5K Fun Run, Downtown Street Fair, Latino Festival and special events at the Tigard Library too!

NEW! Kids' Night Out
(Parents' Night Off)

$25 per night, 6-8:30 p.m., Ages 4-11
Dirksen Education Center (11130 SW Tigard Street)
Register Here: September 27, October 25, November 22, December 20
Drop off your kids for some fun activities, games, and enjoy a movie and healthy snacks while adults have some time to themselves. Children must be potty-trained to participate.

Kid's Night Out Recreation Program

NEW! Red Cross Babysitting TrainingBabysitting-Training 
$110 Register Here
Saturday, Oct 5, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

Ages 11–15
Fanno Creek House (13335 SW Hall Blvd., Tigard)
Learn what every parent wants in a safe and responsible babysitter. This course can help students care for children and infants, be a good leader and role model, make good decisions and solve problems. Students will learn how to handle emergencies such as injuries and illnesses.

Be That Girl - Self Defense Program for Young WomenSelf-Defense Class - Be That Girl

$20 | Register Here
Thursday, Oct 17, 6–8 p.m.
Public Works Auditorium (8777 SW Burnham, Tigard)
Ages 13-18 (Girls Only)
Instructor: Detective Kristan Rinell from Tigard Police Department
Girls will learn about identifying risks, healthy relationships, and general safety information. They will also be introduced to basic self-defense tactics using their voices, strikes and kicks. This class contains mature subject matter. Wear comfortable clothing and bring water bottle.

NEW! Expressive Abstract Art
$74 | Register Here
Saturdays, Oct 12–26 | 9:30–11:30 a.m.
Ages 10–18
Dirksen Education Center (11130 SW Tigard Street)
Let go and explore with acrylic paint using expressive techniques that bring out the intuitive artist in you. No previous experience necessary. Bring an apron or smock and be ready for fun.

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

Family Fest 5K Fun Run
Saturday, September 7
Check in @ 9 a.m.; Race at 10:30 a.m.
Family Fun Run in Tigard! September 7, 2019

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