Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation Department
City of Portland
Parks and Recreation Department
303 Portland Blvd
Portland, TN 37148
(615) 325-6464 (Office)
(615) 325-9282 (Gym/Pool)
(615) 323-0264 (Weather/Facility/Field Conditions Hotline)
(615) 325-3434 (Police Department)
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
(Hint: Use the drop-down menu for Parks & Recreation in the banner at the top of the page.)


Most of the photos on this page were taken by Heidi Stockford.


Richland Park

The Richland Park Pool


Cold Springs in the Fall


Robert Coleman Community Center


Richland Gym & Pool


Shelter 1


Richland Gym’s new floor


Shelter 2 in the Fall


Wanda Collins Amphitheater


Community Garden


GPS Coordinates: 36.58519, -86.50873 (At the park entrance at Portland Blvd. and America's Way).

Owned by the City of Portland and managed by the Parks and Recreation Department.  Located off of Portland Blvd.   This park features:

Baseball Fields
Soccer Fields
Swimming Pool
Bike and Walking Track
Community Center
Basketball Court
Play Areas
Picnic Areas

Bike and Walking Track: If you go in a circle around the walking track, you will have gone 1.15 miles.  Here is how to do this: Enter the park on America's Way.  Park your car in the first parking lot.  Head north on the walking track (parallel to Portland Blvd.).  At the north end of the park, the path splits.  Turn right and head east (parallel to Jim Courtney Road).  Continue following the loop until you come back to where your car is.  That's 1.15 miles.  There are restrooms in the back of the concession building on the east side of the track.  The restrooms are open during normal park hours, but they are sometimes locked on holidays.



Meadowbrook Park


Meadowbrook Barn


Meadowbrook Volleyball Court,
Located next to basketball and tennis courts.


Meadowbrook Shelter

GPS Coordinates: 36.56966, -86.51270 (at the park entrance off TN109).

Owned by the City of Portland and managed by the Parks and Recreation Department. 

Located on South Broadway in Portland. The entrance to the park is just north of Oasis Church, which is at 703 South Broadway.  

Park facilities include:

Tennis Courts
Basketball Court
Baseball/Softball Field
Soccer Field
Volleyball Court
Picnic Areas
Walking Track (The walking track is 0.46 miles around the track.)
Skateboard Park

Please see the Parks and Recreation Department's web site for more information.




The following organizations are not directly associated with the City of Portland.
 However, some of these organizations do use City of Portland park facilities.



Bicycle Club
FOGBEES is a Recreational Bicycle Club formed in 2006 to help new cyclists get into Group Riding.                             The group rides mainly in Sumner County with frequent visits to Davidson and Robertson Counties.  Its website is


Portland Little League
(Baseball and Softball for Boys and Girls)


Portland Youth Football League
A youth football and cheerleading organization for children six to 12. 


Girl Scouts
Anyone who is interested in Girl Scouts should contact:

Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee


Cub Scouts

For more information on Cub Scouts, please contact:

Tanya Jennings
(615) 323-0206 (Home)
(615) 319-2131 (Cell)
(615) 325-8132 (Work)

Linda Ackerman
Phone: (615) 325-2279

The McKendree Memorial United Methodist Church is the charter for the Cub Scout pack.


Boy Scouts

Troop #470

Tanya Jennings
Scoutmaster, Troop 470
(615) 323-0206 (Home)
(615) 319-2131 (Cell)
(615) 325-8132 (Work)

We are chartered by McKendree Memorial United Methodist Church and the meetings are held there on Tuesdays at 6 p.m.


Portland Dixie
(Baseball and Softball)



Youth Alliance Football League
Coordinator: Tim Greenhalgh
Phone: (615) 325-0377


Portland Soccer Club


Dogwood Hills Country Club
1224 South Broadway
P.O. Box 34
Portland, TN 37148-0034
Phone (Pro Shop): (615) 325-6551
Phone (Lounge): (615) 325-4648