Anchorage Parks and Recreation

Boards and Commissions

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Anchorag​e Parks and Recreation Commission

The June 13, 2024 of the Anchorage Parks and Recreation Commission is CANCELED. We look forward to reconvening on July 11 at the Spenard Community Recreation Center.​

Meeting Agenda​

  • Regular meeting call to order: ​​6:00 p.m.​​
  • Roll call​
  • Approval of agenda​​​
  • Approval of minutes​: May, 2024​
  • Director's comments​​
  • Anchorage Park Foundation Report ​
  • Non-Agenda Appearance request​
    Time Limit: Agenda item will not exceed 30 minutes in length.Testimony will be limited to three (3) minutes for individuals and five (5) minutes for organizations​​
  • Action items​​​​
  • Information items​
  • Commissioner comments ​​
  • Upcoming meetings and agenda items: ​July 11, 2024: Regular Commission Meeting - Spenard Community Recreation Center (2020 W. 48th Ave.)​​
  • Adjournment ​​​​​

View all Municipality of Anchorage public notifications on th​e municipal​ ​website.​​​​​​​​

About the Parks and Recreation Commission​

​The Anchorage Parks & Recreation Commission consists of nine commissioners. Unless otherwise noted, meetings are held​ the 2nd Thursday of every month, 6 p.m. at the Spenard Recreation Cente​r, located at 2020 W. 48th Avenue.

The public is welcome to attend.


Public comment before the commission will follow M​unicipal policies and procedures ​​​for public hearings including:

  • Members of the public ​may only comment one (1) time during the public hearing process on an item.
  • Public comment will be timed and each member of the public will be allowed to speak for 3 minutes.
  • ​Groups or organizations may appoint one person to represent t​he organization. The group or organization representative will be allowed 5 minutes to comment.

Additional Information

Anchorage Parks and Recreation Commission Members​

  • Edwin Blair
  • Bruce Graham
  • Andrew Kastning​
  • Stacey Lange​
  • ​​Brian Looney​
  • Mary Vollendorf​
  • Scott Wamsganz

Staff Support

Phone: 907-343-4587


​​Meeting Information​

Parks and Recreation Commission​

Meetings are open to the public and held​ at 6 p.m. on the second Thursday of every month at the Spenard Recreation Center (2020 W. 48th Avenue).

Staff Support

​Ellen Devine

Eagle River Board of Supervisors

Meetings are open to the public and held at 6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each​ month at Eagle River Town Center, Room 170 (12001 Business Blvd). 

Questions? ​- 907-343-1500​​

Girdwood Board of Supervisors

Meetings are open to the public and held at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at the Girdwood Community Center.  Visit the GBOS website for additional information, or contact Girdwood Valley Service Area Manager, at 907-343-837​4 or the GBOS Secretary at 907-343-8373.​​