Spenard Recreation Center
Anchorage Parks and Recreation

Spenard Community Recreation Center

​​​​​​​​​​​​Operating Hours

Monday ​- Friday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday: 12 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.​​​

Spenard Community Recreation Center

The Spenard Community Recreation Center is a fun place to work out, join a class, play a game of basketball, use the weight room, or relax in the sauna in a family-friendly community setting. There is something here for everyone! The center offers a variety of programs like volleyball, basketball, racquetball, pickleball, badminton, a teen center, youth gym; and hosts toddler time and a kinder gym class. Spenard Community Recreation Center also offers a full-day summer camp to provide young people in the community with a safe, active way to spend their summer. For those looking for event space, the center offers room rentals, and can accommodate anything from wedding receptions to sport or dance practice, meetings, and other special events. On the center's grounds, a skate park offers hours of outdoor fun. Check out the weekly schedule and activity guide below, call center staff, or come in for a tour and meet other members of the community.


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Spenard Community Recreation Center Summer Camp

Spenard Recreation Center Summer Day Camp registration is open now! Campers will enjoy full-day activities, including swimming, biking, games, crafts -- all under the supervision of experienced, caring staff who are excited about another summer of outdoor fun! Camp begins June 1 and runs through August. Fees start at $190/week and families may be eligible for daycare assistance. Find out more, HERE.

Spenard Skate Park

  • The Skate Park is currently closed for the Winter Season

​The 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 grindrail.

***Please Note: Due to safety reasons the skate park will not open if the ground equipment is wet or icy. 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 great for large meetings, luncheons, receptions, and seminars. The commercial-sized kitchen may be rented by itself or as part of any room reservation. The full-size gym can host tournaments, birthday parties, and other special functions. The dance studio is perfect for private dance lessons or martial arts seminars. Please contact staff at 343-4160 for information regarding 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. Our Facility Rental Application below has the room rental prices and details of rentable rooms at the Spenard Rec Center. See the Parks & Recreation fee schedule for a complete listing of current fees.

Community Meetings/Organizations:

  • Spenard Community Council: Open general membership meeting held on the first Wed. of every month at 7 p.m.
  • Parks & Recreation Commission: Meets the 2nd Thursday of the month at 6 p.m.
  • Children's Lunchbox: Free take home meals given to kids every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 3-3:45 p.m. in the center's parking lot.

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Contact Info:

2020 W 48th Ave Anchorage, AK 99517
​Phone: 343-4160 Fax: 248-0859
​Mailing Address:
PO Box 196650
Anchorage, AK 99519


Assistant Facility Manager:
e-​mail: ​

Assistant Programs Manager:​
Steven Murray
e-mail: steven.murray@anchorageak.gov

Indoor Recreation Superintendent:
Teri Desy
e-mail: teri.desy@anchorageak.gov


Activity Registration 
Reservations and Permits​​