Rentals at the Portland Aquatic Center; Umbrella Parties
Umbrella Party Rentals
Reserve the large or small umbrella for your party which includes exclusive use of the large umbrella with 6 tables, or a small umbrella with 4 tables, for 2 hours during general swim time. Bring your own food, cake and beverages. Reservations for parties typically begin in March. Reservations can be made at the Portland Community Center or online at www.portlandtx.com. Umbrella rental fee is due at time of reservation. Guest fees are due on day of event. The guest fee is collected for all who attend the party, swimmers and non-swimmers.
Renters should be aware of their specified rental times. Only the renter may arrive 15 minutes early to set up. Party must end and be cleaned up by the designated time of signed rental agreement. We must be courteous to other renters and adhere to the time scheduled in order to accommodate all rentals.
May 8 - 22, 2021
12:00 - 2:00 PM Saturday
May 29 - August 8, 2021
12:00 - 2:00 PM and 3:00 - 5:00 PM Tuesday - Sunday
Umbrella, Small: $40 plus entry fee of each guest
Umbrella, Large: $50 plus entry fee of each guest
After Hours Rentals
The Portland Aquatic Center is available to rent for your special occasion! The cost includes exclusive use of the Portland Aquatic Center and lifeguard staff. Bring your own food, cake, beverages and even music, just remember no glass containers. Registration for summer and fall parties begins Monday, May3, 2021 at 8:00 AM. Full payment is due at the time of reservation. All reservations must be completed online at www.portlandtx.com
Rental parties should be aware of their specified rental times. Only the renter may arrive 15 minutes early to set up. Party must end and be cleaned up by the designated time of signed rental agreement. We must be courteous to other renters and adhere to the time scheduled in order to allow staff time to clean and the other renter to set up.
June 4 - July 31, 2021
6:30 - 8:30 PM Friday - Sunday
$220.00 up to 100 people, each additional 50 guests is $55.
$20 Snack Shack FEE, if you would like the Snack Shack open during your private rental, this is a standard fee. This fee does not include the cost of food, but does ensure the Snack Shack will be open/available during your party.
Pool Rental Cancellation Policy
Park & Recreation Cancellation
In the case of inclement weather or an unforeseen circumstance, the department will notify the renter.
The pool will remain open during a rain event. If thunder is heard or lightning is seen the pool will close for 20 minutes from the time of the last sighting. The pool deck will still be available. If the pool remains closed for 45 minutes a partial refund will be issued.
If a party is cancelled by the department for an unforeseen circumstance, the party may be rescheduled depending upon availability. If the party cannot be rescheduled, a refund will be issued.
No refunds will be given if a party is cancelled by the renter. Emergencies will be handled on a case by case basis.