​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Eagle River/Chugiak Parks and Recreation​

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 playg​round 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. 
  • 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.
  • Parks and Recreation is committed to ​providing reasonable accommodations for persons w​ith disabilities upon request of the individual, parent, or guardian. ​Individuals with disabilities requiring an accommodation to participate in an activity or program should request the accommodation in a timely manner and submit the request, preferably in writing, to the Program Leader or Coordinator of the activity or program.