Community Center

The Portland Community Center is open!
Face coverings are recommended for anyone ages 10+ to enter the facility.  CDC guidelines are that those who have not received a vaccination should continue to wear a face covering.  

Please see each specific facility and service pages (to the left) before going to visit. Each facility has its own set of rules and health safety protocols that must be followed at all times. You can find a brief summary of the reopening plans below. 


  • Monday, May 3, 2021 will reopen to all ages.  We do ask that you come to workout and limit hanging out in common areas.  
  • Water fountain bottle fillers will be open in the gym and full water fountain functions will be open on the rental side of the facility.
  • Staff will continue to sanitize all equipment throughout the day
  • Hours of Operation: 
    • 6 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday to Friday
    • 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday
    • Closed Sundays (we will use Sundays to perform extensive maintenance to facility and equipment.)
  • Aquatic Center
    • The Portland Aquatic Center is open for lap swim.  
    • The Aquatic Center will open for recreational swim on Saturdays in May.  Our summer season will begin Saturday, May 29, 2021.
  • Senior Center
    • The Senior Center is open, 9am-4pm.  
  • Kidz Klub
    • Registration is still open. Visit register
      • Portland Parks and Recreation are not providing Kidz Dayz for School Staff Work Days in October
    • Registration for Kidz Klub School Year 2021-2022 will open online Monday, May 3, 2021.
  • Kidz Kamp
    • Registration is full at this time, call 361-777-4670 to put your child on the waiting list.  
    • Kidz Kamp will be at East Cliff Elementary this summer.  

NOTE: All reopening dates and information are subject to change!


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The Portland Community Center offers fitness amenities, including a cardio room, weight room, basketball court, and two racquetball courts.

It also has multiple rooms that can be configured for meeting space and/or special events, such as weddings, receptions, or other social events.