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Eagle River/Chugiak Parks & Recreation

The Eagle River/Chugiak Parks and Recreation's mission is to enhance the quality of life for our growing community of approximately 35,000 residents by developing and maintaining our parks, trails, and facilities.

  • Operations support and maintain a park inventory of over 2,500 acres with 16 developed and 13 undeveloped park properties.  Properties include 32 km of groomed ski trails, 10 playground areas, 11 picnic shelters, 14 athletic fields/courts, 3 major facilities (Beach Lake Chalet, Chugiak Pool, and Harry J. McDonald Memorial Center) and 2 million sq. ft. of turf. 
  • Our summer day camp program services 800 children every summer for 10 weeks. 
  • We plant and maintain over 3,000 flowers and 50 hanging baskets each summer while coordinating approximately 100 community volunteers at 15 flower bed locations. 
  • We maintain safe pedestrian access to Anchorage School District sites by providing winter maintenance/snow removal along 15 hazardous walking routes.
    • Eagle River/Chugiak Parks & Recreation
    • Director: John Rodda
    • 12001 Business Blvd, Suite 123, Eagle River, AK 99577
    • 907 343-1500