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Parks and Recreation

Spenard Community Recreation Center

2020 W 48th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99517 
Phone: 343-4160
Fax: 248-0859  

Recreation Supervisor:
Teri Desy 343-4247


Operating Hours:

Spenard Community Recreation Center:

Mon-Fri: 10:00am-9:00pm

Sat: 12:00pm-9:00pm       

Sun: 12:00pm-5:00pm   

Spenard Skate Park Hours:

Mon-Fri: 10:00am-8:30pm  

Sat:  12:00pm-8:30pm

Sun:  12:00pm-4:30pm  

Holiday Hours/Closures:

 Nov 11 Labor Day  12:00-5:00pm
Nov 24     Thanksgiving  Day  Closed
 Nov 25     Day after Thanksgiving  12:00-5:00pm
 Nov 30     All staff Training       Closed


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

    Full Size Gymnasium

    Weight Room

    2 Raquetball/Walleyball Courts

    Dance/Martial Arts Room

    Locker Rooms with Saunas

    Commerical 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.

This week Spenard Community Recreation Center Gym schedule:

Oct 17 - Oct 23

Next Week Gym Schedule:

Click here to view our Spenard Recreation Full Day Camp page
View Map Blast to get directions to any of our facilities (type comma after address, then city - ie 120 S. Bragaw, Anchorage).
Activity Fees
  • Adults (18 yrs +): $3.00 (day)
  • Adult Punch Card: $40.00 (15 visits)
  • Teens (12-17 yrs): $1.00 (day)
  • Teen Punch Card: $10 (15 visits)
  • Children (11 yrs & under - under 8 yrs requires adult supervision): Free
  • Racquetball: $8.00/person/hour
  • Racquetball Punch Card: $90 (15 visits)

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

Spenard Skate Park - Closed for the Season

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.

** Spenard Skate Park will be closing at dusk, due to it getting darker earlier this fall.**
**The Spenard Skate Park is available for rental at certain times and days.  Call Pam at 343-4160 for more information.

Spenard Skate Park Rules

The Spenard Skate Park is webcam accessible at:  http//

Activities at the Center

Information on room rentals at Spenard Community Recreation Center and information concerning procedures, programs and operations of the center can be obtained by calling the center at 343-4160 during operating hours, or fill out the Room Rental Reservation Request and mail it in or 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 indepth listing of current fees.

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
  • South Conference Room .......$40.00/hr
  • Arts & Crafts Room.................$50.00/hr (not available June-August)
  • Youth Center.............................$50.00/hr
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 250) 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, piano, 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 is also available.  Reserve a court for $40 per hour.

Teen Center:

This room is equipped with pool tables, ping pong tables 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. Some of the classes offered are listed below. For more information on the classes call the center at 343-4160.


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

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