Parks & Recreation Master Plan

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Every ten years the city creates a road map called the Parks and Recreation Master Plan. The plan sets a vision for the future of parks and recreation in Tigard and recommends investments the city can make to achieve the community’s vision.

Last summer, you told us what projects and recreation programs are most important to you. Now help us prioritize: What’s first?




Every ten years the city creates a road map called the Parks and Recreation Master Plan. The plan sets a vision for the future of parks and recreation in Tigard and recommends investments the city can make to achieve the community’s vision.

Last summer, you told us what projects and recreation programs are most important to you. Now help us prioritize: What’s first?




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We understand that facility closures, especially playgrounds, can be incredibly difficult for our community. We’d love to hear your stories about park use during the pandemic.The city is looking at the lasting impacts of COVID-19 and how we can best provide our services in the future.

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