Membership Information

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Join Us!

Friendly House adds to the livability and quality of life in Northwest Portland as a place for neighbors to meet, work, learn and play together. We create opportunities for people to get involved with their community by providing activities for a wide variety of interests, ranging from fitness to enrichment, that are accessible to people of all ages, incomes, and abilities. We offer an Internet Center; a Fitness Room stocked with weight machines, free weights and aerobic equipment; a book exchange; a full-court basketball gym; meeting spaces; and a piano.

wide-view-of-senior-yoga-seated-in-chairsParticipating in classes, attending workshops or using the Internet Center do not require membership.

However, many people become members in order to:

1) Receive significant discounts on classes

2) Access the gym and fitness room

3) Support Friendly House’s mission.

How to Join

Call 503-228-4391 or stop by Friendly House. You may also download and complete the  membership application (pdf) and bring it in to sign up.

Membership Benefits
  • Full-court Basketball
    • Women’s Play
    • Over-40 group
    • Open Court
  • Dodgeball
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Fully Equipped Exercise Room Including
    • Weightlifting Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Aerobic Exercise Equipment
    • Senior Friendly Strengthening Equipment
  • Free Book Exchange
  • SAGE Metro Portland Reading Well
  • Scholarships for membership available
  • Free Community Nights
  • Quarterly Schedule of Classes Including:
    • Martial Arts
    • Yoga
    • Internet Tutoring
    • Stress Reduction
    • PCC Satellite Classes
    • Fitness Room Orientations
  • Internet Center
  • Discounts on Room Rentals
  • Discounts on Class Fees
  • Senior Activities
    • VIEWS, Gay & Gray VIEWS
    • Osteoporosis Class
    • Yoga, Tai Chi, Easy Exercise
  • Use of Piano (when available)

Membership Fees

(as of September 1, 2014)

Type Rate
Dual (2 people at same address) $350.00
Individual $250.00
Student (With current ID) $140.00
Senior (60+ yrs) $140.00
Disabled / Senior Scholarship $25.00
One Month / 3 Month $35.00 / $90.00
Daily Drop-In Rate $6.00
Locker Rental $60.00 a year

Each membership is good for one year from date of purchase unless otherwise noted. Scholarships are available for low-income individuals*, those with disabilities* and senior low-income persons*.

*verification is required.

Questions? Please call 503-228-4391 x 121.

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