Anchorage Parks and Recreation


​​​​We're thrilled that you're considering lending your time and talents to our community parks and programs! Volunteers like you are vital to our community's success. From leading classes at local recreation centers to helping keep our parks clean, there's a perfect opportunity for everyone, regardless of age or ability.

​​​Vol​unteer Programs

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​​​Vol​unteer Ev​ents​​​

We value the commitment of our volunteers! With that said, ALL volunteers are required to complete a Volunteer Waiver, and volunteers under 18, should ensure a parent/guardian signs the form.​​ Please use the sign-up link to let us know you plan on volunteering and to sign your waiver online. ​

​​Community Garden - Volunteer Work Parties

It is officially gardening season, and we are looking for volunteers to join us to help mulch, weed, and tidy to help make our community gardens SPARKLE! Each garden has its own separate garden party. 

  • C St. Community Garden: May 22, 4 - 6 PM
  • Chanshtnu Community Garden: May 25, 10 AM - Noon
  • Mcphee Community Garden​: May 29, 4 - 6 PM​​​​
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Eagle Scout Projects

We at Anchorage Parks and Recreation are thrilled to lend our support to Eagle Scout candidates as they embark on park and open space projects. Scouts are encouraged to share their project ideas with us, drawing from their firsthand observations. From park maintenance to community-centered initiatives, all ideas are welcome. Scouts, along with their parents/guardians and scouting mentors, are invited to collaborate with us in developing proposals as a crucial part of the public process.

Additionally, the Anchorage Park Foundation offers a challenge grant program for applicable projects. Scouts can contact them at info@anchorageparksfoundation.org​ or 907-274-1003 to see if funding is available.​​

​Scout Resources

​Volunteer Forms​

General Forms​

Program Specific Forms​

Contact Info

Anchorage Parks and Rec​reation
632 W 6th Ave​, Suite 630

Ellen Devine
Community Engagement Coordinator

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