Parks and Recreation


Spenard Community Recreation Center

Winter/Spring/Fall Hours:

10:00am-9:00pm Monday - Friday

12:00pm-9:00pm Saturday       

12:00pm-5:00pm Sunday  

Summer Hours (May 28 - Sept. 2):

10:00am-7:00pm  Monday - Friday

12:00pm-7:00pm  Saturday

12:00pm-5:00pm  Sunday

Spenard Skate Park Hours (Open for the Season)

10:00am-8:30pm Monday - Friday

12:00pm-8:30pm Saturday

12:00pm-4:30pm Sunday


Holiday Hours/Closures:
May 27     Memorial Day 12:00pm-5:00pm
July 4  Independence Day Closed
September 2     Labor Day          Closed


Spenard Community Recreation Center Gym Activities:

Toddler Time (0-3 yrs):    M/Tu/Th - 10:00a-2:00p  (MP Room) ***Winter Schedule

Kinder Gym (3-5 yrs):      W/F - 10:30a-12:00p  (Gym)

Kinder Time (0-5 yrs):     M/ W - 6:00p-7:30p (MP Room)



Open Volleyball (16 yrs+):  M/ Th - 5:30p-8:30p (ID required)



Open Basketball (16 yrs+):  Sa - 5:30-8:30p (ID required)

Adult  Basketball (18 Yrs+): M/Tu/Th - 10a-2p (ID required)

                                                   Tu/F - 5:30p-8:30p (ID Required)

**No Adult Basketball on Friday, May 17 (5:30pm-8:30pm)

**No Adult Basketball on Saturday, May 18 (5:30-8:30pm)

Youth Basketball (17 Yrs and under): M/Tu/Th -2:30p-5:00p

                                                                    W -3:00p-6:30p

                                                                    F/ Sa- 3:00p-5:00p

                                                                   Su- 12:00-2:00p 

                                                                   (ID required for all times)

**No Youth Basketball on Saturday, May 18 (5:30pm-8:30pm)


Pickleball:  W/Fri. - 12:30p-2:30p

                     Su  - 2:30p-4:30p


Badminton:  Sa - 12:00p-2:30p

****No Badminton on Saturday, May 18

***********Schedule is subject to change without notice**********

The Spenard Recreation Center is a full service community facility offering:

  •     Full Size Gymnasium
  •     Weight Room (18 years and older)
  •     2 Racquetball/ Walleyball Courts
  •     Dance/Martial Arts Room
  •     Locker Rooms with Saunas (Saunas open at 1:30pm)
  •     Commercial Kitchen
  •     4 Meeting Rooms
  •     Skate Park

Stop by and visit--we will be happy to explain our facility and programs to you, your family, and friends.  There are a wide variety of classes, programs, and activities offered for all age groups.


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Activity Fees (Day Use)

  • Adults (18 yrs +): $3.00 (day)
  • Adult Punch Card: $40.00 (15 visits)
  • Teens (12-17 yrs): $1.00 (day)
  • Teen Punch Card: $12 (15 visits)
  • Children (11 yrs & under - under 8 yrs requires adult supervision): Free
  • Racquetball: $8.00/person/hour
  • Racquetball Punch Card: $90 (15 visits)
  • Walleyball:  $40.00 per hour

Facility admission allows access to all amenities, except where additional fees are noted or if an organized class is in session.

Spenard Skate Park - 

Our skate park features grind boxes with grind rails, a flat kinked grind rail, skate table, jump ramp, 2 quarter pipe, 3-sided pyramid with stairs, mini half pipe combination, and a custom curved grind rail.

The skate park is free to the public so please be courteous to each other and clean up after yourself.

**The Spenard Skate Park is available for rental at certain times and days.  Call at 343-4160 for more information.

Room Rental Information

Spenard Community Recreation Center rents out each of its rooms to private groups for special events. The multi-purpose room is available for large meetings, luncheons, receptions, and seminars (up to 120 people).  The commercial sized kitchen can be rented by itself or as part of any room reservation.  Our full size gym can hosts tournaments, birthday parties, and other special functions.  The dance studio is perfect for  private dance lessons or martial arts seminar.  Please contact us at 343-4160  for information on reservation procedures and availability or fill out the Room Rental Reservation Request and fax it to 248-0859. For requests that include alcohol, an Alcohol Waiver must be submitted as well. See the Parks & Recreation fee schedule for an in-depth listing of current fees.

Facility Rental Application (English)  (Spanish)  (Samoan) 

Alcohol Waiver

Room Rental Fees:

  • Main Gym..................................$75.00/hr (Min. 2 hrs.)
  • Multi-Purpose Room...............$70.00/hr
  • Commerical Kitchen...............$40.00/hr.
  • Dance/Marital Arts Room.......$50.00/hr
  • West Conference Room.........$50.00/hr (Currently not available)
  • South Conference Room .......$40.00/hr
  • Arts & Crafts Room.................$50.00/hr (not available June-August)
  • Youth Center.............................$50.00/hr (Currently not available)
Arts & Crafts Room:

This room can accommodate classes in arts & crafts and also is available for rentals.

Dance/Martial Arts Room:

This room has a wood floor, mirrors and mats. Classes held daily, drop-in time is available.


This commercial size kitchen can be used by groups who wish to serve food during their event. The kitchen is approved for the preparation and cooking of food for sale to the general public. The kitchen features a 3 compartment sink, commercial dishwasher, microwave oven, 8 burner gas stove with a center grill and oven, movable preparation tables, moveable compartment food warmers, ice machine and refrigerator.

Locker Room:

Equipped with showers and lockers (you must provide your own lock and towel). Lockers for valuables are available near the front desk for a quarter.

Main Gymnasium:

The main gym dimensions are 70'x100. The wood floor is excellent for competition or practices with lines for basketball, volleyball, indoor soccer, and badminton. Other functions include: shows, fairs, bazaars and banquets.

Multi-purpose Room:

This room (capacity 232) is ideal for large meetings, presentations, luncheons, and receptions. Features include: carpeting, direct access to table/chair storage and a commercial kitchen, integrated PA system, and a partition to divide the room in half.

Racquetball Courts:

Available for rental on an hourly basis for $8.00 per person per hour, or purchase a 7 visit punch card for $48.00. Proper court attire and shoes are required.

Walleyball (Volleyball in a Racquetball Court) is also available.  Reserve a court for $40 per hour.

Teen Center:

This room is equipped with a ping pong table and foosball.

Weight Room:

Co-ed and fully equipped with free weights, two treadmills and a universal gym. No one under 18 is allowed to use the weight room. Proper clothes and shoes are required. Room may be closed for classes, check lobby for class dates & times.


The Spenard Community Recreation Center offers a variety of programs for youth and adults.
Adult programs include Adult full court basketball, Open Volleyball, Pickleball, Badminton, Karate-Do Aikido Battodo Kyudo, Shotokan Karate, and a Boxing Class.
Youth programs include Drop in Basketball, Toddler Time, Kinder Gym, Kinder Time, Karate-Do Aikido Battodo Kyudo, Shotokan Karate, Youth Taekwondo and Hapkido, Spring Break Camp, and Summer Day Camp.
For more information on the classes call 343-4160.


Community Meetings/Organizations:

  • Spenard Community Council: Open general membership meeting held on the first Wed. of every month at 7p.
  • Parks & Recreation Commission: Meets the 2nd Thursday of most months at 6p.

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Contact Info:

2020 W 48th Avenue

Anchorage, AK 99517 

Phone: 343-4160  Fax: 248-0859  

Mailing Address:

PO Box 196650

Anchorage, AK 99519

Recreation Superintendent: Teri Desy

Phone: 343-4247