Portland Spring Break Guide

Portland Spring Break Guide

Credit: Portland Parks and Recreation

Portland Spring Break Guide


by Jeff Thompson, KGW.com Staff


Posted on March 26, 2012 at 6:33 AM

Updated Monday, Mar 25 at 12:53 PM

Where are you spending Spring Break?

PORTLAND – Spring break is here and we’ve put together a guide to some of the best activities Portland has to offer over the next week.

Portland Parks and Recreation is offering extra play swims at community centers all over the city, as well as adventure camps, drop-in gym activities, dodgeball, roller skating, movies and much more.

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The thrill rides at Oaks Amusement Park  open for the season on Saturday, and will be open throughout the week from noon until 5 p.m.

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The Oregon Zoo debuted a new porcupine exhibit Friday, and offers a spring break ‘Nature Ranger’ camp next week.

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The Portland Children’s Museum celebrates the last week of ‘Superhero Month’ with a visit from the Rose City Rollers, right alongside the Clay Studio, Water Works and all the usual play areas to keep little hands and imaginations busy.

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The World Forestry Center offers Spring Break Around the World, highlighting a different country every day of the week.

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To kick off spring break, Portland’s Better Living Show offers home, garden, and other lifestyle ideas for adults, but also has plenty of arts and crafts for kids!

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The Evergreen Museum's Wings and Waves Waterpark is open for spring break, from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m.

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If that’s not enough to keep the little ones busy, the moms behind PDX Kids Calendar have pulled together all the best ideas from dozens of websites for kids’ activities through spring break and beyond!

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And for those of you without any kids, who just want a see a concert, a play, or generally check out what Portland has offer over the next week, visit PDX Pipeline for far more events than you can possibly fit into your spring break schedule!