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Swimming and Diving in Portland (Companies And Services in Ask A Merchant) Swimming has been proven to be one of the better exercises you can do for cardio, strength and flexibility without putting undue strain on your body. Diving is a lot of fun. Learn what you need to know about both at Ask a Merchant. Find the best facilities for swimming and diving as well as what kinds of instruction is available. Hook up with clubs, teams and other groups. And don't forget to check out all your clothing options, accessories, and other equipment you may need to max out your swimming and diving experience. All at Ask a Merchant.

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Company: Children Of The Sea
Address: 10170 SW Nimbus Ave, Portland, OR 97223
Phone: (503) 620-5970
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Company: DolFun Swim Academy
Address: , Portland, OR 97213
Phone: (503) 343-3004
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Company: Grant Pool
Address: 2300 NE 33rd Ave, Portland, OR 97212
Phone: (503) 823-3674
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Company: J D Pence Aquatic Supply
Address: 3139 Pacific Ave, Forest Grove, OR 97116
Phone: (503) 359-4779
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Company: Jantzen Apparel LLC
Address: 1820 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR 97232
Phone: (503) 238-5000
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Company: Le Petit Dauphin Swim School
Address: 9470 SW Beaverton Hillsdale, Beaverton, OR 97005
Phone: (503) 292-1890
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Company: Matt Dishman Community Center and Pool
Address: 77 NE Knott St, Portland, OR 97212
Phone: (503) 823-3165
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Company: Poppina
Address: 4831 NE 42nd Ave, Portland, OR 97218
Phone: (503) 282-5159
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Company: Portland Aquatic Club
Address: 1502 N Ainsworth St, Portland, OR 97217
Phone: (503) 287-1460
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Company: Sellwood Pool
Address: 7951 SE 7th Ave, Portland, OR 97202
Phone: (503) 823-3679
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Company: Southwest Community Center and Pool
Address: 6820 SW 45th Ave, Portland, OR 97219
Phone: (503) 823-2840
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Company: Wilson Pool
Address: 1151 SW Vermont St, Portland, OR 97219
Phone: (503) 823-3680
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Company: YMCA
Address: 1151 NW Stewart Pkwy, Roseburg, OR 97471
Phone: (541) 440-9622
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Oaks Amusement Park

Although Portland is definitely a fun and exciting city in general, some of its deepest thrills reside within the exciting (and chilling) rollercoaster rides at Oaks Amusement Park. With free admission and a family-friendly atmosphere, Oaks Amusement Park offers something for the whole family. Adults and children alike can enjoy the park's many rides and attractions, including a roller-skating rink and group picnic amenities. So whether you want to soak up the sun on a water ride or sit on a white enchanted horse on the carousel, Oaks Amusement Park is the place for you!

The park's admissions prices vary, depending on which and how many rides you want to enjoy, so you only pay for what you want and never anything extra!

Places to Visit in Portland: Oaks Amusement Park*
Category: Amusement Parks and Theme Parks
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Sara Alamdar, AskAMerchant.com Editor

Oregon Coast Aquarium

Travel to the Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport, and watch the most amazing sea creatures up close! The Oregon Coast Aquarium is filled with fascinating exhibits, including Oddwater, Seals & Sea Lions, and Jellies. You can fill your day by looking at sea otters and sea birds, walking through a tunnel resurfaced by fish and sharks, and going on an Animal Encounters tour. Marine biology seems much more fun when you're in the midst of the mist! For additional information regarding the Oregon Coast Aquarium, visit www. www.Aquarium.org.

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Category:  Aquariums
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Sara Alamdar, AskAMerchant.com Editor


About Portland
Oregon’s largest city and the Pacific Northwest’s third largest, Portland boasts a population of approximately 2 million residents in the Portland Metropolitan Area.  Known as the “City of Roses” for its ideal climate for growing roses, Portland is also known for its many parks, public transportation system and the Trailblazers NBA basketball team.

Portland’s Location
Portland is located in Oregon state where the Willamette and Columbia rivers meet.

Portland’s Neighborhoods
Northwest Portland includes the Pearl District, Old Town Chinatown, the Northwest District, and various residential and industrial neighborhoods.

North Portland is a mixture of residential, commercial, and industrial areas.

Northeast Portland is made up of a diverse collection of neighborhoods, including exclusive residential areas and working-class neighborhoods.

Southeast Portland incorporates the warehouses along the Willamette through historic Ladd's Addition to the Hawthorne and Belmont districts and Gresham.

Portland’s Climate
Warm, sunny and dry during the summer with an average high of 81 degrees in July.
Winters are usually mild to chilly with moisture and a high of 46 degrees in January.
Average of 155 days a year with measurable precipitation.

Portland’s Square Miles 145.4 square miles
Portland’s Population 568,380 residents
Portland is: the Largest City in Oregon and the 23rd largest city in the U.S.

2000 Portland Demographics:
- White 77.9%
- Hispanic or Latino 6.8%
- American 6.6%
- Asian 6.3%
- Native American 1.0%
- Total Population (2000 est.)= 529,121

Portland’s Major Attractions
Portland Art Museum
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Portland Classical Chinese Garden
International Rose Test Garden
Forest Park
Portlandia statue
Powell's City of Books

Important Phone Numbers in Portland
Police: 911
Fire: 911
Sheriff: 911
Non Emergency: (503) 823-3333

Airline Information: 503-460-4234
Public Transportation: (503) 238-RIDE
Radio Cab: (503) 227-1212
Broadway Cab: (503) 227-1234
Yellow Cab: (503) 227-1234
Portland Taxi: (503) 256-5400
Portland Shuttle: (503) 327-1094
Northern Lights Towncar Services: (503) 760-2478
Lucky Limousine & Towncar: (503) 254-0010
Amtrak: (800) USA-RAIL
Alamo Rent-A-Car: (503) 513-9550
Budget Car and Truck Rental: (800) 826-2090
Enterprise Rent-A-Car: (503) 284-8055
DMV: (503) 299-9999
Dept. of Transportation: 503-731-8200

Portland Water Bureau: 503-823-7770
Public Utilities Commission: (503)823-3008
Portland General Electric Co.: (503) 464-8000
Pacific Corporation: (503) 813-5000
Constellation Energy Group: (503) 552-6150
Northwest Natural Gas: (503) 226-4211?
Comcast Cable: (503) 335-3663?
Time Warner Cable: (503) 234-6183?
DISH Network: (503) 684-1567
Qwest: (866) 438-4939

Multnomah County Library (503) 988-5123
Portland Development Commission (503) 823-3200
Oregon Convention Center Info (503) 235-7575

City Information:
City/County Information Center(503) 823-4000
Travel Portland (503) 275-9750

School Districts:
Portland Public Schools (503) 916-2000

The Oregonian (503) 968-3162
Northwest Examiner (503) 241-2353
Business Journal of Portland (503) 274-8733
Willamette Week (503) 243-2122
Portland Observer (503) 288-0033

KNRK FM - (503) 733-5470
KGON FM - (503) 733-5466
KKRZ FM – (503) 226-0100
KVMX FM - (503) 517-6400
KWJJ FM  -  (503) 226-9653
KFXX FM – (503) 223-1441
KXL AM - (503) 243-7595
KOAC AM - (503) 293-1982

KATU TV Ch. 2 - (503) 231-4222
KOIN TV Ch. 6 - (503) 464-0600
KGW TV Ch. 8 - (503) 226-5000
KPTV TV Ch. 12/30 - (503) 906-1249
KRCW-TV  Ch. 32 - (503) 644-3232
KOPB-TV Ch. 10/27 - (503) 244-9900

Better Business Bureau (503) 226-3981
US Patent and Trademark (800) 786-9199
US Copyright Office (202) 707-3000
CDC (800) 611-5170
CA Contractors Licenses (503) 378-4621