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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

  • Reforest the Park!- May 19th
  • Kids to Kids Garage Sale- June 13th
  • Tikes on Trikes- June 15th, July 20th, and Aug 10th
  • Mayor's Midmight Sun Marathon and Half-Marathon- June 20th
  • Sand Castle Beach Party/ Cardboard Boat Regatta- June 26th
  • Bicycle Rodeo Summer Saftey Fair- June 27th
  • Bark in the Park/Canine Frisbee Championship- June 12th
  • Asphalt Jungle- July 23-Cancelled 7/17/15 
  • Bird Cherry Pull- August 11th

Education & Special Interests

Preschool & Toddler

Health and Fitness

Outdoor Recreation


  • Spenard Recreation Center Day Camp
    • June 1-July 31 8:00a-5:30pm $165/week
  • Spenard Recreation Center ACE Academy Camp
    • August 3-7 8:00a-5:30pm $185
  • Russian Jack Explorers Camp
    • June 22-August 7 12:30-4:30pm $95/week
  • Kincaid Adventure Camp
    • June 1- August 7 12:30-4:30pm $95/week

Parks & Recreation is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities upon written 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 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