​​​​​Parks and Recreation​ Covid-19 updates​

Latest News

  • 4/20/21 The Centennial Campground is accepting reservations for the summer season from May 28 to September 6, 2021. 
  • 3/17/21 The Spenard Recreation Center will open on a limited basis. Please visit the center's page​ for updates and procedures related to this opening.

Current Guidance

Parks and Recreation Facilities​

Most Parks and Recreation facilities are open with some restrictions in place for Recreation Centers, Pools and indoor facilities. Playgrounds and sports fields are still drying out due to early-spring conditions but are not restricted for use due to​ COVID-19 precautions outside the general Municipality of Anchorage Emergency Order in effect. 

Outdoor centers Kincaid Chalet and Dr. Lidia Selkregg Chalet are open for bathroom use but visitors are asked  not to gather and to limit time inside the buildings. The outdoor centers are available for rentals that meet the criteria of the​ current Emergency Order in effect. 

The Spenard Community Recreation Center is currently open with capacity restrictions and we recommend checking their webpage for updates on the schedule and what to expect when you visit. ​The Skate Park is open for the season.​

The Fairview Recreation Center is currently closed. ​
The Bartlett Pool and West Pool are open for lap swim only.
The Dimond Pool and East Pool are closed.
The Mann Leiser Memorial Greenhouse is open to the public.

​Plan Safer Events

Plan Safer EventsThis site is designed to help Alaska event planners, venue owners, and gathering coordinators hold safer events by reducing the risk of COVID-19. Examples of events and gatherings where it would be appropriate to implement these strategies include conferences, meetings, festivals, parades, concerts, sporting events, weddings, faith-based gatherings, and other types of assemblies.

This website offers the most recent guidance from medical experts on ways to reduce COVID-19 transmission; as well as coronavirus mitigation plans and tools, templates, trainings, checklists, and links to other resources. Alaskans can request free individualized consultations and submit plans for review by our COVID-19 mitigation advisors. You do not need to ask the state permission to host a gathering. The state is not approving/disapproving gatherings.​

Plan Safer Events Website​


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