Portland Parks & Recreation’s Dive-In Movies return to pools this week

Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R)’s Dive-In Movies, one of the biggest splashes of the summer, return this week with six all-ages showings of Minionsat PP&R pools around town.  Watch the family-friendly classic either from the pool deck, or while floating in the pool itself.  Pools are heated to warmer than normal for the evening viewing, to maintain a comfort level for people in the water.

What: Dive-In Movies at Portland Parks & Recreation pools!

Swim sessions start at 7:30pm, movie starts at approx. 8:30pm

Where:             When:         

Pier Pool            Tuesday, 8/16       

Sellwood Pool      Wednesday, 8/17                   

Grant Pool          Thursday, 8/18              

Montavilla Pool    Friday, 8/19                 

Creston Pool       Saturday, 8/20              

Wilson Pool         Sunday, 8/21                

Popcorn, slush puppies, and other snacks are for sale at pool concession stands.  New this year: caramel popcorn and hot chocolate.  

“Dive-In Movies are inexpensive, and provide memorable family fun in a unique setting,” says Portland Parks & Recreation Director Mike Abbaté. “They have been a Portland favorite for more 20 years, and are a wonderful way to spend a summer evening!” 

Pools open for evening swimming at 7:30pm, and the movie begins at approximately 8:30pm (when the sun goes down).

Cost: Adults $5.00 / Youth $3.50

(Wilson Pool admission:  Adults $5.50 / Youth $4.50)

Season passes are not accepted for this event. 

Mark Ross – Public Information Officer

Portland Parks & Recreation