*If you would like to come to the office in person, arranging an appointment is encouraged to help us provide the best service and adhere to CDC safety guidelines. Appointments are a good option if you think you may need assistance with the following; translation services, applying for or using a fee waiver, child care subsidy applications, or require registration assistance. 

You can schedule an appointment by calling our office at: 207-808-5400 or by emailing:

before and after the bell

Before and after-school programs are offered at nine elementary schools.  This is an extension of the school day with activities including indoor and outdoor games, arts and crafts activities and partnerships with local organizations such as the Maine Audubon and Big Brothers Big Sisters


Click here to view the 2021-2022 Recreation Program Brochure! Registration opens August 23rd, 2021. 


Riverton and Reiche pools, and outdoor Kiwanis Pool offer swim lessons for children and adults, adult aerobics, open swim, and rental opportunities. The Riverton and Reiche pools are also home to the Portland middle and high school swim teams as well as the Portland Porpoise Swim Club.

62+ NEWS

We are exited bring back our 62+ programming in September 2021! Please stay posted for updates on this website and by signing up for our newsletter here.


Athletic facilities has over 50 playing fields, including 2 artificial surfaces at Fitzpatrick and Memorial Stadiums and a new Futsal Court at Fox Field. Lighted softball and baseball fields are used by local leagues. Tennis, volleyball, and basketball courts are also available for public use. 


The William B. Troubh Ice Arena offers skating lessons for children and adults, public skating, ice time, and clinics.


Recreation offers opportunities for healthy lifestyles. Walk along the trails throughout the city, play tennis at Deering High School, Eastern Prom and Deering Oaks. Take time to enjoy Payson Park, Deering Oaks, Baxter Boulevard, Eastern Prom and Western Prom and all of our neighborhood parks, and playgrounds. Stroll along Eastern Prom and grab breath-taking views of Casco Bay.