Spenard Recreation Center
Anchorage Parks and Recreation

Spenard Community Recreation Center

Activities | Activity 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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The center offers a variety of programs and​ activities:

Want to see the current offering? Check out our activity calendar!

Spenard Spring Break Camp

If you are already thinking about what your kiddos will be doing over the break, consider checking out our Spring Break Camp! This American Camp Association-accredited camp welcomes campers between the ages of 6-12 to participate in five days of fun and exciting activities such as swimming, archery, sledding, and more!​​

  • Where: Spenard Recreation Center (2020 W. 48th Ave.)​
  • When: 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., March 13-17​
  • Cost: $190/participant for the week
  • Ages: 6-12 years old

​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.


Winter (O​ctober-May)

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

Summer (June-September)​

  • Monday-Friday: Noon - 7 p.m.
  • Saturday-Sunday: Noon - 5 p.m.

​​Contact Info

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

Eric McFee
Assistant Facility Manager

Steven Murray
Assistant Programs Manager

Teri Desy
Indoor Recreation Superintendent