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Parks and Recreation

Fairview Community Recreation Center 

Please Note: We are back to full operation!!!!!  We appreciate your patience as repairs were being done to our building.  WELCOME BACK!

Operating Hours:

Fall/Winter Operating Hours:

11:00am-9:00pm Monday - Friday

12:00pm-5:00pm Saturday

10:00am-3:00pm Sunday

Holiday Hours/Closures:

December 24 

Christmas Eve 


December 25



December 31   


New Year's Eve


January 1        

New Years Day


Schedule is subject to change without notice

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The Fairview Community Recreation Center features a full sized gymnasium, smaller youth gymnasium, weight room, dance/martial arts studio, arts and crafts studio, multipurpose room, industrial kitchen and teen center.

Activity Fees (Day Use)

  • Adults: $3/Punch Card $40 (15 visits)
  • Senior: (62+) Multi-Activity $3
  • Teens: (12-17 yrs) $1/Punch Card $12 (15 visits)
  • Children: (Under 12 yrs w/adult supervision)

Room Rentals:

Fairview Recreation Center rents out each of its rooms to private groups for special events. Meeting rooms are great for business seminars or birthday parties. The multi-purpose room is available for large meetings, luncheons, receptions and seminars (up to 130 people). The commercial size kitchen (adjoining the multi-purpose room) can be rented by itself or as part of any room rental. The gymnasium can accommodate anything from volleyball team practice to a regional basketball tournament. The dance studio is the perfect setting for a private dance lesson or a martial arts seminar. Please contact 343-4130 for information on reservation procedures and availability, or fill out the Room Rental Reservation Request and fax it to 343-6049. For requests that include alcohol, and Alcohol Waiver must be submitted as well. See the Parks & Recreation fee schedule for an indepth listing of current fees.

Room Rental Reservation Request Form
Alcohol Waiver Form

Room Rental Fees*:

    •  Main Gym $75/hr
    Youth Gym $50/hr
    Multi-purpose Room $70/hr
    Dance/Martial Arts Studio $50/hr
    Pottery/Crafts Studio $50/hr
    Kitchen (w/all equipment)                 $40/hr
    Small Meeting Room $30/hr
    Game Room $40/hr

Check out the complete listing of recreation facility and other Parks & Recreation fees.

*Additional charges are added for before and after rentals, and alcohol permits. When considering a rental, set up and clean up times need to be included in your request.

Crafts/Pottery Studio:

The pottery studio has professional pottery throwing wheels, a limited number of ceramic molds, and commerical-grade firing kilns. This multipurpose area can accommodate classes in arts & crafts, pottery, etc. This room can also be used as a meeting room (maximum 20).

Dance/Martial Arts Studio:

Measures 12'x21' (capacity 33) and features a wood floor, full mirrors and ballet bar on one wall, 4'x8' chalk board, direct access to table/chair and mat storage (can be used as a class room).


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, including utensil cleaning. 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 3 compartment food warmer, and a serving window between kitchen and multipurpose room. Individuals must provide their own utensils, dishes, cooking equipment, and trash bags.

Main Gymnasium:

The main gym dimensions are 70'x100' (area capacity 460, bleachers hold 270). The composite floor is excellent for competition or practices with lines for basketball, volleyball, indoor soccer, badminton, and tennis. Other functions include: shows, fairs, bazaars, and banquets.

Weight Room:

A modern weight training room offers a wide variety of weight machines, free weights, treadmills, Stair Master and exercise bikes. The mens and womens locker rooms each have their own sauna and showers.

Multipurpose Room:

This 36'x54' (capacity 129) room 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.

Youth Center:

The Teen Center is a special place for youth, 8-18 years, to have fun. The Game Room offers pool tables, air hockey, foosball and video games. The TV Lounge features a 62" big screen TV. Teen Center activities also include field trips, programs and educational classes.

Youth Gym:

The youth gym measures 32'x68' (capacity 145 no bleachers) and can be used for basketball, volleyball, badminton, indoor soccer and hockey, and other games on a wood floor.


Children (Under 8 years with adult supervision only) 

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

Fairview Recreation Center Programs

We offer a wide range of recreational programs at the Fairview recreation Center.

Adult programs include  Morris Dance, Scottish Dance, Kripalu Yoga, basket weaving, Senior Volleyball, Senior Tennis.

Youth programs include Youth break dancing, basket weaving, Kids Kitchen, Youth Open Gym, and a variety of afterschool and in-service day field trips and activities.

For a complete list of recreation programs, please see our Activity Guide.

Community Events

Fairview Community Council / 2nd Thursday / 7p

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

 Recreation Facility Links

Register or Reserve  

Contact Info:

1121 E. 10th Avenue

Anchorage, AK 99501

Phone: 343-4130 Fax: 343-6049

Mailing Address:

PO Box 196650

Anchorage, AK 99519

Recreation Supervisor: Dorena Bingham 

Phone: 343-4368


Assistant Facility Manager: Jessie Haynes     Phone: 343-4138


Recreation Superintendent: Teri Desy

Phone: 343-4247