Oaks Park Roller Rink reopens March 1 in Portland

Image by Manfred Richter from Pixabay

During the past year, Oaks Park Roller Rink in Portland’s Sellwood neighborhood has been closed off and on because of the State of Oregon’s restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. On Monday, March 1, the rink reopens seven days a week

The hours are:

  • Monday-Thursday, 2:30-4:30 p.m., 5-7 p.m., and 7:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Friday-Saturday, noon-2 p.m., 2:30-4:30 p.m., 5-7 p.m., and 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Tickets must be purchased online, and the capacity is limited to 50 people per two-hour session. Because of the safety guidelines in place to prevent the spread of COVID, only ticketholders can go inside the building.

On Thursday nights and select Sunday sessions, Keith Fortune and Marc Gerlack will play music from the Great American Songbook on the beautiful antique Wurlitzer pipe organ. Oaks Park Roller Rink is the only roller skating rink that continues this tradition. Watch a YouTube video about the organ and hear the music.

For updates and to buy tickets, visit oakspark.com/roller-skating-rink.

The rink is part of Oaks Amusement Park, the last of the trolley parks still open in the Pacific Northwest and one of the oldest continuously operating amusement parks in the United States. The park opened on May 30, 1905.

The park is located at 7805 SE Oaks Park Way in Portland, a 10-minute drive south of downtown (get directions).

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