Spenard Recreation Center
Anchorage Parks and Recreation

Spenard Community Recreation Center

​​​​Activities | Gym Calendar | Rental Information Meetings

​The Spenard Community Recreation Center is a family-friendly setting that is sure to have something for everyone — join a class, play a game of basketball or pickleball, or relax in the sauna!​​​​

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Spenard Summer Day Camp

Come explore the wonderous opportunities offered through Anchorage Parks and Recreation. Our highly trained staff will lead campers on adventures such as archery, on and off-trail bike rides, hiking, swimming, and more. Our focus is on keeping campers active and engaged in exciting and fresh experiences all summer long. Spenard Day Camp is accredited by the American Camp Association.​

Woman playing pickleball

The center offers a variety of programs and​ activities:

Want to see the current offering? Check out our activity cal​endar!

​Rental​ Information

Need an event space? Check out our r​oom rentals that can ac​commodate wedding receptions, sports or dance practice, meetings, and other special events. 

​​​Rental Spaces​

    • Multi-purpose Room - Perfect for large meeting, luncheons, receptions, and seminars.
    • Commercial Kitchen - Can be rented by itself or as part of any room reservation, and offers a great option for food truck owners or pop-up cooks to have a prep space. 
    • Full-size Gym- Excellent space to host tournaments, birthday parties, and other special functions. 
    • Martial Arts / ​Dance Studio​ - This rentals space is ideal for private dance lessons or martial arts seminars. 
    • Craft Studio

How to Reserve a Rental Space​

    • Phone - Contact staff at 907-343-4160 for information regarding reservation procedures and availability.
    • Fax - Fill out the Room Rental Reserva​tion Request and fax it to 907-248-0859. 
    • Alcohol Waiver​ - For requests that include alcohol, an Alcohol Waiver must be submitted as well. 

​​​​​Rental Form​​s

​Community Meetings

  • Spenard Community Council - Open general membership meeting held on the first Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m.
  • Parks and Recreation Commission​ - Meets the second​ Thursday of the month from 6 - 8 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.​​


  • Sunday - Monday: CLOSED​
  • Tuesday - F​​riday: Noon - 7 p.m.
  • Saturday: Noon - 5 p.m.
*Spenard Recreation Center will be closed on December 25 and January 1 in celebration of the holidays. 

​​​​Contact Info

Spenard Recreation Center
2020 W. 48th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99517

Brad Cooke
Recreation Manager

​Kristi Anderson

Assistant Recreation Facility Manager