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Parks and Recreation


Recreation Programs

The Parks and Recreation Department provides activities thoughout the year that promote a healthy lifestyle and build community. You can browse and register for activities using the new online ActiveNet system as well as the Activity Guide. Registration is also available through the recreation centers and outdoor centers in person or over the phone.

Activity Guide
Activity Calendar
ActiveNet Online 

Alaska Runners Calendar

Special Events

  • Fariview Art Fair- Call for Artists-May 30
  • Faiview Art Fair-June 4 
  • Fairview Community Recreation Center Bicycle Rodeo Summer - June 25
  • Sand Castle Beach Party/ Cardboard Boat Regatta-July 8 
  • Bark in the Park/ Canine Frisbee Championship- July 24 
  • Super Kids Race Day - July 22
  • End of Summer Carnival -August 5 
  • Family Fun O-lympics - August 6

 Education & Special Interests

Preschool & Toddler

Health and Fitness

Outdoor Recreation

  • Explore the Estuary
  • Playing Through the Arts
  • Natural Family Treasure Hunters


Summer Camps

  • Spenard Community Recreation Center Day Camp
  • Spenard Community Recreation Center ACE Academy (Aviation Career Academy) Camp
  • Spenard Community Recreation Center Junior Scrubs Academy Camp
  • Russian Jack Explorers Camp
  • Kincaid Adventure Camp

Parks & Recreation is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities upon request of the individual, parent, or guardian. Individuals with disabilities requiring an accommodation to participate in an activity or program should request such accommodation in a timely manner and submit, preferably in writing, to the Program Leader or Coordinator of the activity or program.

    • Parks and Recreation
    • Director: John Rodda
    • 632 W 6th Avenue, Suite 630, Anchorage, AK 99501
    • 907 343-4355