Update: Anchorage Parks and Recreation is now operating some facilities at limited capacity.  Some facilities remain closed.  Parks and trails are open. To view updates on parks, trails, and facilities visit here

Please visit for the latest information. ​

Activity Guide

​​Twice a year the Anchorage Parks and Recreation department publishes an Activity Guide to highlight the programs, activities and special events​ we have. The Summer Guide will include summer and fall programs while the Winter Guide will cover winter and spring programs. Registration for programs is available through our ActiveNet registration system and you can also register through our Recreation Facilities. View the guide online to learn more.

​ Click here to view the 2019-2020 Winter Activity Guide

Special Events

​​​​​The Parks and Recreation operates many different programs and events throughout the course of the year. Our events really focus on bringing the public into our parks and finding fun and enjoyment through recreation. You an view our programs on ActiveNet such as Summer Camp, Ski Lessons, and Recreation​ Center programs.

We also publish the Alaska Runners Calendar each year. More info can be found here.

Recreation Facilities ​

Anchorage Parks and Recreation manages two recreation centers, two outdoor centers, a community golf course, a greenhouse and a campground. The Recreation Centers host a wide range of activities and progr​ams throughout the year. Registration is available online through ActiveNet or by contacting the recreation centers.


The Municipality of Anchorage provides six indoor recreational and fitness pools, 5 in the Anchorage Bowl and 1 in Chugiak. Each pool offers a wide variety of programs such as open swim, lap swim, swim lessons, swim teams, special events and water aerobics.

How Can We Help You?
Activity Registration 
Reservations and Permits​​