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Healthy Parks

Healthy People

Municipality of Anchorage

Parks & Recreation Department

Winter 2013 Activity Guide - Jan-Apr

Index What’s Inside . . . Index........................................ 2 Special Events.......................... 3 Education & Special Interests... 5 Preschool & Toddler................. 5 Fitness & Health....................... 6 Outdoor Recreation.................. 7 Ski Lessons.................... 8 Sledding/Ice Skating...... 9 Aquatics................................... 11 Dimond Pool 12 East Pool 12 Bartlett Pool 13 Service Pool 13 West Pool 13 Program Registration................15 Fairview Recreation Center...... 16 Spenard Recreation Center....... 17 Kincaid Outdoor Center............ 18 Selkregg Chalet........................ 19

Parks & Recreation Staff Directory • General Information Phone: 343-4474 Fax: 343-6523 / TDD: 343-3457

Questions or Concerns Here are a few numbers to help you on your way: Anchorage Park Foundation 274-1003

• Parks & Recreation Director

Community Work Service 343-4057

John Rodda - 343-4355

Graffiti Busters 343-4663

• Parks Superintendent

Illegal Activities APD non-emergency 786-8500

Holly Spoth-Torres - 343-4585

• Parks Maintenance Operations Hotline - 343-8277

Activity Guide Going Green In order to receive the Activity Guide, please choose one of the following: View Online Pick-up at any Parks & Recreation Facility Receive by Mail Call 907-343-4160 Provide your name, address, zip code!/ancgreenparks

Special Event Permits/Field Requests 343-4040 Parks & Recreation Information Line 343-4474 Parks & Recreation Admin 343-4355 Horticulture 343-4717 Parks Maintenance 343-4554 Pool Information Line 343-4402 Parks Projects & Public Involvement 343-4585 Trail Watch 343-4492 Volunteer Program 343-4587 Eagle River Parks & Recreation Office 343-1500 or www.muni. org/Departments/ERparks/Pages/ default.aspx Volunteer Information 343-1500 Girdwood Parks & Recreation Office 783-8146 or www.muni. org/Departments/parks/Pages/ GirdwoodParksRecreation.aspx

NOTICE: All information in this Activity Guide is subject to change. Check the website for any updates that may have occurred after the publication date. 2

Special Events February 9 Ski 4 Kids

Sa 11a Donation Kincaid Outdoor Center, 343-6397 Margaret Timmerman, 343-4217 Join us for a fun filled day of winter events including a ski race, obstacle course, slingshot biathlon, skijoring, snowshoeing and orienteering. Donations used to support the Anchorage Parks & Recreation Ski Outreach Program. Go to www. and click on Ski 4 Kids for information.

March 12-16 Spring Break Funcation Camp

M-F 1-4p $95 Spenard Recreation Center, 343-4160 Having trouble finding things to do while school’s out? Come have some fun on Spring Break while participating in arts and crafts, creating cardboard sled, swimming, sledding, and various winter outdoor activities. Preregistration required. For ages 6-12. Min 8/Max 20

April 13 Glue, Goop & Glitter Fest

Sa 1-3p $5 child in advance / $10 per child at door Spenard Recreation Center, 343-4160 Jennifer Thorne, 343-4495 Come celebrate the fun of messy arts & crafts. Play with paint, glue and other handson gooey activities. Parents must stay with children. For ages 3 yrs +.

15 Cardboard Sled Derby

F 1p $5 sled / $10 day of event Kincaid Outdoor Center, 343-6397 Margaret Timmerman, 343-4217 Whoosh! Race down the Kincaid Park sledding hill in your sled made only from cardboard and duct tape and/ or white glue. We’ll judge speed, distance and creativity in these age divisions: 8-12, 13-17, 18 + and family. Preregistration required. For ages 8 yrs +.

30 Eggstravaganza

Sa 1-4p $5 child in advance / $10 per child at door Kincaid Outdoor Center, 343-6397 Bounce into spring! Watch out for bouncing bunnies as you join in on spring-themed arts and crafts, outdoor games, and an egg hunt!

Egg Hunt Schedule:

1st Hunt: 3-5 yrs & 6-12 yrs 1p 2nd Hunt: 3-5 yrs & 6-12 yrs 2p 3rd Hunt: 6-12 yrs &6-12 yrs 3p For ages 3-12 yrs. Pre-registration strongly recommended. Min 10/Max 50 per hunt.

Pre-registration and payment is required for Special Events with a fee unless otherwise noted. Free Special Events are drop-in activities.


Education & Special Interests Basic Drawing $35 / session Tu/Th Jan 8-31 6-7:15p Tu/Th Feb 5-28 6-7:15p Tu/Th Mar 5-28 6-7:15p Instructor: Erik Johnson Spenard Recreation Center: 343-4160 This fun and exciting course introduces the inspiring artist to the basic concepts of paper drawing, 2-D and 3-D drawing skills and basic drawing concepts. Artists will be able to create on different types of paper and be introduced to historical figures in drawing. Materials required: 2(no.2) pencils, gummy erasers (grey), and drawing paper. For ages 13 yrs +. Min 5/Max 12

Into to Irish Dance

Tu Jan 8-Feb 26 5-5:30p - 3-5 yrs $35 5:30-6:15p - 6-9 yrs $45 6:15-7p - 10-15 yrs $50 7:15-8:15p - Adults $55 Come learn the style of dance made popular by “River Dance”! Students will learn proper technique and foot placement and basic Irish dance steps. You will also learn how to count in Goidelic (Irish Language). For ages 3 yrs +. Min 5/Max 8

Traditional English Morris Dance $40 / session

W Jan 2-Mar 6 6:30-8p W Mar 13-May 22 6:30-8p Instructor: Dawn Berg Fairview Recreation Center, 343-4130 Learn Traditional English Folk Dances to live music. Classes cover Cotswold and Border Style Morris Dances. Participants will dance figures in sets with rhythmic sticking and energetic stepping. No partner required. Bring comfortable, non-marking indoor shoes. For ages 17 yrs +. Youth ages 10-16 are welcome with a participating parent. Min 8/Max 20

Don’t let your class become a fatality. Waiting until the last minute to register is what causes the death of most classes. REGISTER EARLY!


Scottish Country Dancing

$40 M Jan 28-Apr 15 7-8:30p Instructor: Vivian Mendenhall, 345-7124 Fairview Recreation Center, 343-4130 Enjoy the traditional social dancing of Scotland to lively Celtic music. Beginners welcome, no partner necessary. For ages 12 yrs +. Min 8/Max 20

Teen American Tribal Style Belly Dance $60 / session

$20 material fee due to instructor for finger cymbals Tu Jan 8-Feb 26 4-5p Tu Mar 19-May 7 4-5p Instructor: Carrie Jenkins Spenard Recreation Center: 343-4160 Come learn a fun modern style of Middle Eastern Dance with Carrie. Get a great workout, and build confidence with grace and beauty! Each session covers the level 1 slow and fast steps of American Tribal Style, musicality, finger cymbals and group dancing. For ages 13-18 yrs. Min 5/Max 25

Adult American Tribal Style Belly Dance $60 / session

$20 material fee due to instructor for finger cymbals Th Jan 10-Feb 28 5:30-6:30p Th Mar 21-May 9 5:30-6:30p Instructor: Carrie Jenkins Spenard Recreation Center: 343-4160 Learn this fun modern style of Middle Eastern Dance with Carrie. Get a great workout, and build confidence with grace and beauty. Each session covers the level 1 slow and fast steps of American Tribal Style, musicality, finger cymbals and group dancing. Min 5/Max 25

Native American Twined Basket Weaving

$24 Youth / $29 Adult $15 materials fee due to instructor first class W Feb 20 6-7:30p Instructor: Dorrie Dean Selkregg Chalet, 343-6992 Using rattan reeds, weave a basket similar in technique to those made by the Tlingit, Haida and Aleut/Aluutiq cultures. A hand-out on natural dyes is provided. For ages 13 yrs +. Min 5/Max 15

Yukon-Kuskokwim Coiled Basket Weaving

$24 Youth / $29 Adult $15 materials fee due to instructor first class W Feb 27 6-7:30p Instructor: Dorrie Dean Selkregg Chalet, 343-6992 Using modern materials, weave a coiled basket similar to those from the Yukon-Kuskokwim area of Alaska. For ages 13 yrs +. Min 5/Max 15

Pine Needle Basket Weaving

$29 Youth / $36 Adult $20 materials fee due to instructor first class W Mar 6 6-7:30p Instructor: Dorrie Dean Selkregg Chalet, 343-6992 Using a long-standing method traditional in the SE US, weave a coiled basket using 10-14” pine needles threaded through a pre-drilled wooden base. For ages 13 yrs +. Min 5/Max 15

Education & Special Interests German Longsword

$25 / month F Ongoing 7-9p Instructor: David Teague Fairview Recreation Center, 343-4130 In this beginners class, learn the use of the two handed knightly longsword as taught by the 15 century German Masters. This class will include some training in medieval hand to hand combat. Students will be expected to supply their own safety gear and training sword as the class progresses. Some lender gear available. For ages 14 yrs +. Min 8/Max 20

Seed Starting for the Late Bloomer $5

Tu Apr 23 6-7:30p Margaret Timmerman, 343-4217 Selkregg Chalet, 343-6992 Join us for a beginner’s approach to starting seeds indoors on your window sill. Starting mixes, easy to grow plants, care and hardening off seedlings will be covered. Participants will start a few vegetable or flower seeds to take home. Parents must accompany children. For ages 6 yrs +.

Container Gardening

$5 Tu May 21 6-730p Selkregg Chalet, 343-6992 Margaret Timmerman, 343-4217 Apartment and condo dwellers take heart! You too can enjoy growing and eating fresh vegetables. Learn how your balcony or patio can be turned into an urban garden. Have a salad at your doorstep. Parents must accompany children. For ages 6 yrs + Min 4/Max 30

Raised Bed Gardening

$5 Th May 23 6-7:30p Margaret Timmerman, 343-4217 Selkregg Chalet, 343-6992 Raised beds can add a whole new exciting dimension to your gardening experience. Raised beds are especially useful for gardeners with limited space in their yards and can be built at an appropriate level can also help reduce the aches and pains produced by kneeling or bending over a garden plot. Information on soil warming techniques will also be included. Parents must accompany children. For ages 6 yrs + Min 4/Max 30

Preschool & Toddler Toddle Time

$5 family Tu/Th Ongoing 10:30a-12N Spenard Recreation Center, 343-4160 Drop by and give your toddlers time to move and explore with a variety of play equipment. Toddlers can improve balance and coordination as well as make new friends. Parents must stay with children. For ages 0-3 yrs. Min 5/Max 40

Preschool Spring Camp $40 child

M-W Mar 11-13 10a-12N Spenard Recreation Center, 343-4160 Camps especially designed for little ones. Participate in arts & crafts, games, stories & fun theme activities. Enjoy lots of hands-on opportunities and social interaction this spring break! Must be potty trained. For ages 3-6 yrs. Min 5/Max10

Kinder Time

$5 family M Ongoing 6-7:30p Spenard Recreation Center, 343-4160 Can’t make it in early for Toddle Time or Kinder Gym during the day? Beginning in January, join us in a evening class for kids 5 years and under. Expel some extra energy and enjoy quality time with your preschooler and toddlers. Experience a variety of play equipment including scooters, parachutes, hula hoops, jump ropes, cage balls, and others to enhance balance, coordination and cooperative skills in a fun atmosphere. Parents must stay with children. For ages 1-5 yrs. Min 5/Max 55


$5 family W/F Ongoing 10:30a-12N Spenard Recreation Center, 343-4160 Expel energy and bond with your pre-schooler. Experience a variety of play equipment including scooters, parachutes, hula hoops, jump ropes, cage balls to enhance balance, coordination and cooperative skills in a fun and supervised atmosphere. Parents must stay with children. For ages 3-5 yrs. Min 5/Max 85

$45 for a 10-punch card. Punch cards can be used for Toddle Time, Kinder Time & Kinder Gym.


Fitness & Health Karate & Aikido

$35 youth / $45 adult month M Ongoing 7-8:30p Th Ongoing 7-8p Sa Ongoing 3:30-5:30p Spenard Recreation Center, 343-4160 Instructor: Shihan Delfin Labrador Japan Marital Arts offer two complimentary styles Karate and Aikido: Karate uses kicks, hand strikes, and soft blocks for defense and Aikido manipulates the opponent’s force against himself. Students have the choice to pursue both styles simultaneously or to focus on one. Family based classes where children and adults practice together focusing on self-defense. For ages 5 yrs +. Min 5/Max 15

After School Hapkido/TaeKwonDo $45 / session Th Jan 10-Feb 21 4:30-6p Th Feb 28-Apr 25 4:30-6p Instructor: Colonel Ray Saft Fairview Recreation Center, 343-4130 Increase self esteem; build discipline, concentration, self-defense and personal safety techniques. For youth in K-6 grades. Min 6/Max 20

Hapkido / TaeKwonDo

$105 / session Th Jan 10-Feb 217-8:30p Th Feb 28-Apr 25 7-8:30p Instructor: Colonel Ray Saft Fairview Recreation Center, 343-4130 Learn to defend against attack using methods of combat Hapkido and TaeKwonDo. An emphasis is on continuing martial arts education and self-defense. Classes designed for the new and continuing martial arts student wanting to improve their selfdefense skills. For ages 12 yrs +. Min 6/Max 30

Kripalu Yoga

Shotokan Karate

$20 youth / $35 adult month - ($45 Adv) Tu Ongoing (Adv) 7-8p W/F Ongoing (Beg) 5:30-6:30p W/F Ongoing (Int) 6:30-8p Spenard Recreation Center, 343-4160 Instructors: Charles Holness, Susan Jones & Tina Racey Shotokan Karate focuses on selfdefense, self-respect and discipline. Promotes physical fitness, increases self-confidence and encourages positive self-image. Beginners welcome. For ages 7 yrs +. Min 5/Max 15 Don’t let your class become a fatality. Waiting until the last minute to register is what causes the death of most classes. REGISTER EARLY!


$57 / session Tu Jan 29-Feb 26 6-7:15p Tu Mar 5-Apr 2 6-7:15p Instructor: Paula Sayler Fairview Recreation Center, 343-4130 Kripalu Yoga, for beginning to intermediate levels of practice. This is a meditative style of yoga which includes classical postures, breathing techniques, meditation, and relaxation. It opens the heart and promotes harmony, strength and flexibility in body, mind and spirit. Bring two blankets and wear loose, comfortable clothing. For ages 15 yrs +. Min 5/Max 14

Hot Hula Fitness

$5 / class M Jan 7-May 27 5:30-6:30p Instructor: Okilani Poulivaati Spenard Recreation Center, 343-4160 Try something fun, new and exciting! Inspired by the dances of the South Pacific Islands, HOT HULA Fitness® incorporates easy to perform movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music resulting in a modern, hip, total body workout. For all ages and fitness levels. Min 5/Max 30


$14 month / $5 drop in Sa Ongoing 12N-2p Spenard Recreation Center, 343-4160 Learn the sweet science of boxing through a rounded regiment of proven techniques and strategies. Students will learn proper stance and balance for self-defense. A great cardio workout from beginners to advanced. For ages 13 yrs +. Min 5/Max12

Pre-registration is required for most classes. Register early!

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Outdoor Adventures Recreation

Little Nordic Ski Club $50 / session Muni Masters Cross Country Ski Tu Jan 15-Mar 5 6:30p-7:30p Program Sa Jan 19-Mar 9 1-2p Kincaid Outdoor Center, 343-6397 Margaret Timmerman, 343-4217 Open to children wanting to learn how to cross country ski. No experience necessary. Choose evening OR Saturday practice. Practice locations may change according to snow/weather conditions. Skiers need to provide their own equipment. Parent meetings are held the first night of session. For age 4-5 yrs. Min 10/Max 30

Don’t let your class become a fatality. Waiting until the last minute to register is what causes the death of most classes. REGISTER EARLY!

Intermediate Level $160 Tu/Th Jan 8-Feb 28 7-8:30p Beginner Level $80 W Jan 9-Feb 27 6:30-7:30p Kincaid Outdoor Center, 343-6397 Margaret Timmerman, 343-4217 This intermediate level ski program is for adults who wish to improve their physical condition meet new ski partners, and improve their skate skiing skills. The Muni Masters program will cover skating techniques, training, personal goals and introduction to ski racing and tours. For ages 18 yrs +. Min 15/Max 30

Pre-registration is required for most classes. Register early!

Spring Break Camp

$95 M-F Mar 11-15 12:30-3:30p Kincaid Outdoor Center, 343-6397 Margaret Timmerman, 343-4217 Celebrate spring break at Kincaid Park! Enjoy making cardboard sleds, play games, build habitats and more. Dress for outdoor time; bring a snack and water or juice in a plastic bottle. Drop off is from noon to 12:30p, program 12:30-3:30p, pick up 3:30-4p. For ages 6-14 yrs. Min 10/Max 20

Westchester Family Skate

FREE Sa Jan 5-Mar 9 1-3p Westchester Lagoon Jennifer Thorne, 343-4495 Jan 5 - Season Kickoff Jan 12 - Medieval Ice Jan 19 - Winter Fiesta Jan 26 - Pirates of Port Anchorage Feb 2 - Football Frenzy Feb 9 - Sweetheart Skate Feb 16 - Wild, Wild West Feb 23 - Seuss Skate Mar 2 - Day at the Beach Mar 9 - Mascot Day In partnership with Conoco Phillips Strap on your skates and join us for the kickoff of this annual skate series. Free hot chocolate, music and games will help usher in this Anchorage tradition.


Outdoor Recreation Beginning Adult Classic Ski Lessons

Students learn to diagonal stride, stop, turn, use poles, climb hills and move over varied terrain. Other topics include proper clothing, equipment and waxing for conditions. Taught as a 4 lesson series for those who would like more practice with an instructor.

M/W 6:30-8p $80 #3 Kincaid............... Jan 7, 9, 14, 16 #4 Kincaid*................Jan 23, 28, 30 #5 Kincaid...............Feb 4, 6, 11, 13 #6 Kincaid*................Feb 20, 25, 27 #7 Kincaid...............Mar 4, 6, 11, 13 *Holiday - session prorated to $60 Tu/Th 6:30-8p $80 #12 Russian Jack.......Jan 8, 10, 15, 17 #13 Kincaid..............Jan 8, 10, 15, 17 #14 Russian Jack..... Jan 22, 24, 29, 31 #15 Kincaid............ Jan 22, 24, 29, 31 #16 Russian Jack........Feb 5, 7, 12, 14 #17 Kincaid...............Feb 5, 7, 12, 14 #18 Russian Jack..... Feb 19, 21, 26, 28 #19 Kincaid............ Feb 19, 21, 26, 28 #20 Russian Jack........Mar 5, 7, 12, 14 #21 Kincaid...............Mar 5, 7, 12, 14 Sa 10:30a-12N $40 Try this 2 lesson series for those who want to learn the basics and have limited time. #24 Russian Jack................ Jan 5, 12 #25 Russian Jack.............. Jan 19, 26 #26 Russian Jack.............. Feb 16, 23

Students need to supply all ski equipment and proper clothing. Ask about rental ideas.

Refund Policy Full refunds are available upon written request 2 weeks prior to class date. Refunds requested 7-13 days in advance receive 75%, 3-6 days receive 50%, 1-2 days receive 25% and cancellation day of class receive 0%. Class cancellations may occur due to weather conditions or low enrollment.


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Beginning Adult Skate Ski Lessons

Learn how to glide, stop, climb hills, & poling, v-skating and diagonal skating techniques. Waxing, equipment and appropriate clothing will be covered.

F 6:30-8p $25 #30 Kincaid........................... Jan 4 #31 Kincaid.......................... Jan 11 #32 Kincaid.......................... Jan 18 #33 Kincaid........................... Jan 25 #34 Kincaid.............................Feb 1 #35 Kincaid............................ Feb 8 #36 Kincaid..........................Feb 15 #37 Kincaid..........................Feb 22 Sa 1:30-3p $25 #41 Kincaid........................... Jan 5 #42 Kincaid.......................... Jan 12 #43 Kincaid.......................... Jan 19 #44 Kincaid........................... Feb 2 #45 Kincaid........................... Mar 2 #46 Kincaid........................... Mar 9

Intermediate Adult Skate Ski Lessons

Learn marathon skating, V-1, V-2, and blending various techniques to move efficiently over a variety of terrain. Previous skate experience or beginning skate ski lessons are required.

Th 6:30-8p $25 #49 Kincaid........................... Jan 3 #50 Kincaid.......................... Jan 17 #51 Kincaid.......................... Jan 31 #52 Kincaid..........................Feb 14 #53 Kincaid..........................Feb 28

Children’s Cross Country Ski Lessons

Beginning Classical Ski Learn to walk, glide, climb hills, turn classic stride, and use your ski poles. Proper equipment care and clothing are also covered.

Sa 12:30-1:30p Ages 6-8 $7.50 without ski rental / $10 with #58 Russian Jack.................... Jan 5 #59 Russian Jack................... Jan 12 #60 Russian Jack................... Jan 19 #61 Russian Jack................... Jan 22 #62 Russian Jack................... Jan 26 #63 Russian Jack...................Feb 16 #64 Russian Jack...................Feb 23 #65 Russian Jack.................... Mar 2 #66 Russian Jack.................... Mar 9 Sa 2-3p Ages 9-12 $7.50 without ski rental / $10 with #71 Russian Jack.................... Jan 5 #72 Russian Jack................... Jan 12 #73 Russian Jack................... Jan 19 #74 Russian Jack................... Jan 26 #75 Russian Jack...................Feb 16 #76 Russian Jack...................Feb 23 #77 Russian Jack.................... Mar 2 #78 Russian Jack.................... Mar 9

Register for lessons at: Kincaid Outdoor Center 9401 Raspberry Rd, 343-6397 Selkregg Chalet 1600 Selkregg Lane, 343-6992 Spenard Recreation Center 2020 W 48th, 343-4160 Fairview Recreation Center 1121 E 10th, 343-4130

Outdoor Adventures Sledding/Skating Safety Tips

Winter is a great time to get outdoors and have some fun.

Safety Sledding Tips Do…………………. • Choose a hill that has a gentle slope and that is free of obstacles such as trees, signs, fences, rocks, creeks, parked or moving vehicles, railway track, holes or jumps. • Sled during the daylight or on a well lit hill. • Dress properly, protecting hands, feet, and your face from the cold. • Tuck in any scarves, strings, or long hats that could potentially catch on a rock or tree and cause strangulation or other serious injuries. • Sled by sitting or kneeling down. Never go down head first or standing up. • Check your sled for cracks or damage before use. Choose sleds that you can steer or stop. • Have only the recommended number of passengers on a sled at one time. • Wear a properly fitted ski or hockey helmet to protect against brain injuries. • Wait until the path is clear before starting down the hill. This could help prevent you from running into another person on your way down. • Move out of the way quickly if you fall or stop suddenly. • Walk back up the side of the hill, away from other sledders. • Parents should go on sleds with children under the age of 5. • Have an adult supervise children while they are sledding. Avoid……………… • Hills that are too icy – you want to be able to stop if you need to; • Inner tubes, crazy carpets, flying saucers, garbage bags and cardboard boxes- they are difficult to control. • Overcrowding a sled or toboggan with too many riders

Safety Skating Tips Do…………………. • Wear skates that are your size to avoid ankle and knee injuries. Skates that are too big can cause falls and other injuries. • Skate in designated skating areas where the ice is known to be strong • Check for cracks, holes, and debris on the ice. • Be considerate of other skaters, including those who are new to the ice. • Wear a helmet, especially young children who are learning how to skate. Avoid……………… • Skating alone • Bumping into other people • Skating on an untested lake or pond Remember: Safe ice is found at your local ice rinks. Safe outdoor skating must have adult supervision.

Safe Winter Activity Rules • Sledding, snowboarding and skiing can cause severe injuries. • Steel-runner sleds or inner tubes are strictly prohibited in parks. • Sled, snowboard and ski in designated areas only. • Pets and alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited on sledding hills. • All sledders, snowboarders and skiers are recommended to wear protective clothing, equipment and helmets. • Sled, snowboard and ski at your own risk.

Outdoor Ice Skating Outdoor hockey rinks are available for rental on a per hour charge for team practices. Contact Parks & Recreation at 343-4163 for information. Day and night skating available. Rinks are lit from dusk to 10p. Chester Creek Sports Complex Two hockey rinks Tiklisha Park Scotty Gomez Hockey Rink

(Mulcahy Park - E 16th Avenue)

Cuddy Family Mid-town Park Two Rinks - 1 oval, 1 pond

(201 W 40th Avenue)

Delaney Park Strip - hockey rink

(9th Avenue & E Street)

Cheney Lake

(Baxter Road & Beaver Drive)

Westchester Lagoon

(U Street & W 15th Avenue)

Town Square Winter Center

(5th Avenue & E Street)

(E 20th Avenue & Sunrise Drive)


Outdoor Adventures

Outdoor Adventures

Guide to your Trail Adventure

ENJOY THE OUTDOORS Get out and enjoy your 232 parks and 128 miles of trails

Far North Bicentennial ParkTudor Road. 30 kilometers of trail thru wooded areas. Excellent view and photo points.

Tony Knowles Coastal Trail Second Avenue to Elderberry Park1 mile Elderberry Park to Kincaid Park-10 miles.

Centennial Park-Glenn Highway. 5 kilometers of wooded trails over some hilly terrain located near the Chugach Foothills. Campbell Creek Greenbelt-Victor to Old Seward Hwy. 3.5 miles of paved trails available for recreational use with viewpoints for watching salmon spawn during the fall. Goose Lake-East Northern Lights Blvd. 1 mile of trails around the lake. Tony Knowles Coastal Trail-Westchester Lagoon to Kincaid Park. Approximately 11 miles of paved trail along the coast. Excellent for biking, jogging and scenic views. Hillside Park-Abbott Road. 12 Kilometers of trails excellent for hiking and biking. Located on 420 acres of wooded park land. Kincaid Park-W. Raspberry Road. The park contains 58 kilometers of trails on varied terrain in a beautiful wooded setting. Trails are maintained and are great for hiking, orienteering & jogging. Muldoon Park-Muldoon Road & Northern Lights. 4 Kilometers of trails winding through wooded stands. Easy access off E. Northern lights or Muldoon Road.


Eagle River Parks & Recreation Phone 694-2011

Trail Etiquette


Campbell Creek Trail. Victor to C Street-1 mile C Street to New Seward-2.5 miles New Seward to Lake Otis-0.8 miles Lake Otis to Tudor Road 1.7 miles.

All trails as designated as multi-use April-October. Allowed use on trails, trail etiquette and rules change when adequate snowfall allows for track setting and grooming of the trails. Please contribute to positive trail experiences by observing winter trail use designations and trail etiquette.


Do not take dogs, horses or mt. bikes on designated ski trails. These activities destroy tracks and may create hazards. On multiuse or skijoring trails please remember to scoop after your dogs and avoid walking on diagonal ski tracks.

Lake Otis Trail. Campbell Creek Park to O’Malley Road-4 miles.


Watch for grooming equipment any time of the day or night. Please move well off the trail to allow equipment to pass.

C Street Trail. Dimond Blvd. to Government Hill-7 miles.


Avoid skiing directly behind grooming equipment. It takes 2-4 hours for freshly groomed snow to “set up” and harden. Fresh tracks are irresistible, but resisting can make the trails last longer.

Northern Lights Trail. Muldoon Park to Earthquake Park-8 miles.


Travel in the indicated direction of traffic. Practicing this rule will prevent accidents and damage to the tracks.


Do not skate across diagonal tracks. Respect the DIAGONAL/ CLASSICAL SKIING ONLY trails.


You were a beginner too. Be respectful and considerate of other’s skiing abilities. If you fall, fill in the hole.


Closed trails are for your safety. During competitions, portions of the trail system may be closed. Please respect all closures.


Don’t become a trail obstacle. If you fall, get clear of the trail quickly and repair the damage. Do not stop where you obstruct the trail or are not visible.

Glenn Hwy Trail. Bartlett Pool to Chugiak Elementary School-14 Miles Davis Park to Bartlett Pool-2 miles. Muldoon/Tudor Road Trails Centennial Park to Spenard Rec. Center via Muldoon/Tudor-10 miles. Debarr Road Trail. Sitka Street Park to Muldoon Road-4 miles.

10. A pulled sled is allowed on multi-use trails. If you tow a pulk (sled), please use skate lanes.

Baxter Road Trail. Nunaka Valley Park to Tudor Road2 miles.

11. Passing is a two-way affair. When passing, pleasantly let those ahead know your intentions well in advance so they have time to move aside.

Turnagain Arm Trail Potter’s Marsh Refuge to Bird Creek14 miles.

Hillside to Kincaid Park Trail Hillside Park to Jewel Lake via Abbott/Dimond Blvd-7.5 miles Jewel Lake to Kincaid Outdoor Center via Jewel/Sand Lake-5 miles. Lanie Fleischer Chester Creek Trail. Goose Lake to Westchester Lagoon via Chester Creek- 4 miles. Russian Jack Spur. Russian Jack Springs Park to Goose Lake via East High Overpass-1.5 miles.

Anchorage Parks & Recreation Phone 343-4474

12. Horses know the human voice. Use spoken words when passing Equestrians on multi-use trails. Ample warning will help them control their animals. 13. Dog mushing trails are for the dogs. Dog teams travel up to 40 mph and can not stop quickly. If you find yourself on their trail, with a team coming, get off into the snow then retrace your route. 15. Trails are for non-motorized activities. Please report any motorized activities on trails to APD at 786-8500.

Trail Tips Pedestrians Watch for other trail users. Keep alert for other users. Glance over your shoulder once in a while to stay aware of those around you. Listen for audible signals and help faster trail users pass safely.

Equestrians Yield to pedestrians & equestrians. It is your responsibility to yield to slower traffic. Enjoy your trails and encourage positive trail use.

Conversion Factor 1 Kilometer=0.6 miles



Aquatics Single Admission

Pool Admission Fees

Pass 10-Punch

Monthly Pass 1 2




Fees are per person. Kids under 7 must be accompanied in the water with a paying adult. Adult (19-61 yrs) Youth (4-18 yrs) / Senior Citizen (62 & older) / Disabled



$55 $105










Toddler (0-3 yrs)


West Slide is admission plus




$ 75

General Information The Municipality of Anchorage provides six indoor recreational and fitness pools, 5 in the Anchorage Bowl and 1 in Chugiak. Each pool offers a wide variety of programs such as open swim, lap swim, swim lessons, swim teams, special events and water aerobics. See pages 12-13 for program details

Pool Contacts East Pool 343-4502 4025 E 20th Avenue

Service Pool 343-4509 5577 Abbott Road

Chugiak Pool 343-4507 16525 South Birchwood Loop

Bartlett Pool 343-6981 25-500 Muldoon Road

Dimond Pool 343-4508 2909 W 88th Avenue

West Pool 343-6981 1700 Hillcrest Drive

Pool Closures January 1, New Years Day January 21, Martin Luther King Day Feb 18, President’s Day May 27, Memorial Day Occasionally a pool may close or have limited operating hours due to repairs, maintenance, or special events. When possible, the times and dates will be posted in advance to inform you of the closure. For up-to-date changes call the Swim Information Line at 343-4402 or visit


Aquatics Dimond Pool Schedule 2909 West 88th Avenue 343-4508

Lap Swim

Punch card or pass required* M-F* 5:30-7:30a M-Th 6:30-7:30p Sa 11:30a-1:30p

Open Swim

M-Th 7:30-9p F 6-7:30p Sa 2:30-4p

Water Aerobics

Dimond Swim Lesson Schedule Days Fee Dates Jan 5-Jan 26 Jan 7-Jan 23 Jan 8-Jan 24 Feb 2-Feb 23 Feb 4-Feb 20 Feb 5-Feb 21 Mar 2, 9, 23, 30 Mar 4, 6, 18-27 Mar 4, 6, 18-27 Mar 5, 7, 19-28

Sa M/W Tu/Th Sa M/W Tu/Th Sa M/W M or W Tu/Th

$48 $47.50 $57 $48 $47.50 $57 $48 $47.50 $36 $57

M-Th 6:10–7:10p




Home School Lessons

M or W Jan 7-Jan 30 10:30-12N M or W Feb 4-Feb 27 10:30a-12N Classes are $28.30, $38

Municipal swim lessons are ½ hour classes on Tu/Th from 4:30-7:30p or Sat from 11:30a-1:30p. Call or bring your child to an open swim for an evaluation and lesson placement.

East Swim Lesson Schedule

East Pool Schedule 4025 East 20th Avenue 343-4502

Lap Swim (2 lanes) M-F

Dates 5-7p

Open Swim

Tu/Th 7-8:30p Tu-Th (Mar 11-15) 1:30-3p

Water Aerobics M/W F

6-7p 5:30-6:30p

Spring Board Diving

Tu/Th 5:30-7p Arctic Dive Club Coach Lainee Adkins 230-0648 or or visit them at their website @

School Classes/Practice/Meets

Jan 7-Jan 23 Jan 8-Jan 24 Jan 11-Jan 25 Feb 4-Feb 20 Feb 5-Feb 21 Feb 8-Feb 22 Mar 4-Mar 27 Mar 5-Mar 28 Mar 8-Mar 29 Apr 8-Apr 24 Apr 9-Apr 25 Apr 12-Apr 26 May 6-May 22 May 7-May 23 May 10-May 24

Days M/W T/Th F M/W T/Th F M/W Tu/Th F M/W Tu/Th F M/W Tu/Th F

Fee $47.50 $57 $38 $47.50 $57 $38 $57 $57 $38 $57 $57 $38 $57 $57 $38

M-F 7:30-10:30a & 12:30-2p

Home School Lessons Tu W Th Classes


Jan 8-Apr 30 Jan 9-May 1 Jan 10-May 9 are $142.50 per

10:30-11:30a 10:30a-12N 10:30a-12N session

Swim Lessons are ½ hour classes on M/W or Tu/Th from 5-7p or 40 minute classes on F from 5-5:40p & 5:456:25p.

Aquatics Bartlett Pool Schedule

Service Pool Schedule 5577 Abbott Road 343-4509

25-500 North Muldoon 343-6981

West Pool Schedule 1700 Hillcrest Drive 343-4506

Lap Swim

Lap Swim

M-Th 5-7p

M-F* 5:30-7a M/W 6:30-7:30p F 5:30-7:30p M-F 11a-12N Sa 10-11a Sa Senior Swim 11a-12N Su 5:30–7p

KNIK Swim Practice M-F 5-7p

School Classes/Practices/Meets M-F

Service Pool is closed. Visit the website @ www.muni. org/parks for updates


Punch card or pass required*

Open Kayak Night W



Open Swim Tu/Th 6:45-8:15p F 7:30-9p Sa 1:30-3p Su 4-5:30p

Parent & Me Open Swim M-F 11a-12N M/W 6:30-7:30p F 5:30-7:30p Su 5:30-7p

Rentals Adapted Aquatics $35 / session

Session 1 Jan 7-Feb 4 Session 2 Feb 11-Mar 10 Session 3 Mar 24-Apr 21 Session4 Apr 28-May 26 West Pool Pre-school I ages 3-5 yrs 10-10:40a Beginner ages 6-15 yrs 10-10:40a Beginner ages 6-15 yrs 10:40-11:20a Intermediate/Advanced ages 6-15 yrs 10:40-11:20a Beginner ages 6-15 yrs 11:20-12:00a Intermedidate/Advanced ages 6-15 yrs 11:20-12:00a Last day of each session is practice session and family members are in the water.

M/W 7:30-9p Sa 12:15-1:15p or 3:15-7:45p Su 11a-3:45p M/W (United PT) 10-11a Rentals are typically 1 hr in pool with 1 hr in the Party Room to follow. Longer rentals are available.

Swim Lessons M/W or Tu/Th 4:30-6:30p Contact SwimAmerica, 258-SWIM for info and to register.

Swim Class Descriptions

All Pre-school classes are for ages 3 to 5 yrs. and are held in the kiddy pool. Adapted Pre-school I is a water adjustment class for children to learn to blow bubbles, walk in chest deep water, hold breath with face submerged along with front and back floats and leg and arm movements. Adapted Pre-school II is a beginner course that teaches floating on front and back independently along with kicking and swimming across kiddy pool. Students will be introduced to rhythmic breathing and have fun learning deep water jumping. The following classes are available for ages 6 yrs + and are held in deeper water. Adapted Beginner swim lessons review water adjustment skills then move to front & back floats, glides, arm strokes and kicks. Adapted Intermediate classes focus on rhythmic breathing and strengthening front and back crawl strokes for 25 yd swims. Students are introduced to the breast stroke, treading water and deep water orientation.

Parent & Me Open Swim

Parent & Me Opens Swims are available for families with young children. Parents must accompany their children in the water. Space is limited as it is shared with lap swim. The slide and diving boards are not available during this swim. For ages 3 yrs and under.


Aquatics Winter Program RegistrationTable of Contents Registration begins Wednesday, January 2, at any of the 4 registration

locations below during normal business hours and are accepted on a first-come first-served basis; we will gladly establish a wait-list if your class of interest is already full. Payment is expected at time of registration.

Walk-In (Cash, Check, Visa, MasterCard)

Bring the registration form to any of the 3 locations during business hours.

Fax (Visa, MasterCard)

Fax the completed registration form with your credit card number to any of the 4 locations. (see map below)


Fairview Community Recreation Center 11 2 1 E . 1 0 t h Av e 343-4130/343-6049 (f)

Spenard C ommuni ty R ec reati on C enter 2020 W 48th Av e 3 43-4160/248-0859 (f)

Tu d o r R d


El m or e R d


Kincaid Park O utdoor C enter 94 01 R aspberry R d 34 3-6 397/248-3780 (f)

Abbott Rd

Lidia Selkregg Chalet 1600 Lidia Selkregg Ln 343-6992/332-1676 (f)


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International A irport R d



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Debarr Rd


4 Registration Locations to Serve You

Call any of the 4 locations below during open office hours. Please have registration information and credit card information ready.

Registration ANCHORAGE PARKS & RECREATION PROGRAM REGISTRATION FORM departments/parks/pages/default.aspx Registration form must be signed prior to participation

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_____(Initial) I hereby authorize emergency medical treatment by either family doctor or available licensed physician. I hereby release, discharge, and covenant not to sue the Municipality of Anchorage and any of its employees, agents, or servants for any personal or property damage arising out of participation in any recreational activity.

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School: _____________________

Grade: _________

Email Address: _______________________________________________________ Are you interested in receiving the bi-monthly Anchorage Parks & Recreation e-newsletter?



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Anchorage Parks and Recreation REFUND POLICY: Full refunds are available upon written request at least two (2) weeks prior to the class or assigned program date. Refunds requested 7-13 days in advance will receive 75%, 3-6 days will receive 50%, 1-2 days will receive 25%, and cancellation the day of or after event 0%. Classes may be rescheduled or cancelled when weather conditions warrant, or if there are not enough participants registered. No refunds will be given for missed classes.


Fairview Recreation Center SPENARD CENTER 1121RECREATION East 10th Avenue 343-4130 343-6049 (fax) Facility Manager Teri Desy 343-4297 Assistant Facility Manager Jessie Haynes 343-4138 Hours of Operation Monday-Friday 11a-9p Saturday 12N-5p Sunday 10a-3p Holiday Hours/Closures: Jan 1 Jan 21 Feb 18 May 27

New Years Day Closed ML King Jr Day 12N-5p President’s Day 12N-5p Memorial Day 12N-5p

Arts & Crafts Studio

Meeting Rooms

The arts and crafts studio has professional pottery throwing wheels, ceramic molds, and commercial firing kilns.

A conference room with adjoining commercial kitchen is available for large meetings, luncheons, receptions, and seminars (up to 130 people).

Youth & Teen Programs ACTIVITY FEES Adults (18+) Punch Card Adult Teen (12-17 Yrs) Punch Card Teen Youth (11 & under)*

$3 $40/15 visits $1 $12/15 visits Free

*Children under 8 must have adult supervision. Facility admission allows access to all amenities, except where additional fees are noted or if an organized class is in session.

Exercise Facilities The Center’s main gymnasium is a college size basketball court that can be used for tennis, volleyball, indoor soccer and private parties. It has seating for over 200 spectators. The men’s and women’s locker rooms have their own sauna and showers. The weight training room offers a variety of weight machines, free weights, treadmills and exercise bikes. The dance/martial arts studio has a mirrored wall, ballet bar and access to tumbling mats.


Adult Programs

Afterschool Hapkido/TaeKwonDo, Adult Lunch Hour Pickup Kid’s Kitchen, In-Service and Basketball, Scottish Country Holiday Field Trips and Activities Dancing, Hapkido/TaeKwonDo, Kripula Yoga & more

Legal Clinics

Senior Programs

Call for clinic schedules.

Senior Volleyball, Senior Tennis

Instructors Needed We are looking for quality instructors to enhance the variety of classes and workshops offered throughout the year. Staff will work with you to make the experience of teaching enjoyable and rewarding. Come see us if you have an idea, or call 343-4297.

Rental Information Each of the center’s rooms are available for rent for special events. The meeting rooms are great for business seminars or birthday parties. The gymnasium accommodates anything from a volleyball team practice to a regional basketball tournament. Our dance studio is the perfect setting for a private dance lesson or martial arts seminar.

Please call for information on rates and reservation procedures. Main Gym................. $75/hr Multi-purpose Room.... $70/hr Kitchen/Sm Conf Rm... $40/hr Dance/Crafts Studio ... $50/hr Youth Gym............... $50/hr Wireless Internet Available

Spenard Recreation Center 2020 W 48th Avenue 343-4160 (ph) 248-0859 (fax) Facility Manager Teri Desy 343-4297 Assistant Facility Manager Roger Besh 343-4142 Recreation Programmer Jennifer Thorne 343-4495 Spenard Community Recreation Center offers a wide range of fitness classes, sports activities, programs and special events which augment a superb schedule of year round leisure services and recreation for the community. We are always looking for ways to improve what we offer. Do you want a new program, or have an idea for one? If so, contact Jennifer Thorne, 343-4495.

Rental Information


Room rentals available to private groups for special events, business seminars or parties. The main gym can accommodate anything from volleyball to regional basketball tournaments. In addition, we have two regulation racquetball courts to meet your fitness needs. The dance/martial arts studio is great for Zumba, boxing, aerobics and dance movements of all types. Call for rates and reseveration procedures.

Arts & Craft Studio has professional pottery wheels and commercial firing kiln.

For program information, stop by the front counter for a complete listing, the fees and how to register.

Rental Fees Main Gym..................$75/hr Multi-purpose Room.....$70/hr Commercial Kitchen.....$40/hr Dance/Martial Arts Rm..$50/hr Arts & Craft Room.......$50/hr Sm Conference Room....$40/hr Racquetball Courts......$40/hr Teen Center...............$40/hr

MP Room has state of the art audio-visual equipment with an adjoining commercial kitchen. Main Gym is a college size basketball court that can also be used for volleyball, soccer and badminton. Weight Room has free weights, treadmills and a variety of weight machines. Dance/Martial Arts Room has a mirrored wall with ballet bar. Teen Room with pool table, table tennis and foosball. Wireless Internet available.

Hours of Operation Monday–Friday 10a–9p Saturday 12N-9p Sunday 12N-5p Holiday Hours/Closures: Jan 1 New Years Day Closed Jan 21 ML King Jr Day 12N-5p Jan 25-27 Training Closed Feb 18 President’s Day 12N-5p May 27 Memorial Day 12N-5p

ACTIVITY FEES Adult (18 yrs +) $3 Punch Card Adult $40/15 visits Youth (11 & under)* Free Teen (12-17 yrs) $1 Punch Card Teen $12/15 visits Racquetball $8/person/hour Punch Card Racquetball $45/7 visits $90/15 visits Skate Park (Closed for Season) Free

Mens/Womens Locker Rooms have showers and saunas.

*Children under 12 must have adult supervision

Skate Park has grind boxes w/ grind rails, a flat kinked grind rail, skate table and jump ramp, 2 quarter pipe, 3-sided pyramid w/ stairs/grind ledge/ kinked rail, mini half pipe combination, and a custom curved grind rail.

Facility admission allows access to all amenities, except where additional fees are noted or if an organized class is in session.

Wireless Internet Available

Program Listing Karate and Aikido, Kindergym, Toddle Time, Shotokan Karate, Drawing Class, Teen & Adult,Mid Eastern Dance, Irish Dancing, Boxing, Sports Events.


Kincaid Outdoor Center 9401 Raspberry Road 343-6397 (ph) 248-3780 (fax) Facility Manager Scott O’Brien 343-4475 Assistant Facility Manager Tommie Bishop 343-6397 Recreation Programmer Margaret Timmerman, 343-4217 Kincaid Outdoor Center Hours of Operation Monday–Saturday 12N–8:30p Sunday 12N-6p

Kincaid Outdoor Center Rental Information

Kincaid Park Hours

Looking for a place to have your company picnic or activity? Consider Kincaid Park and the Kincaid Chalet. The park has hosted many activities over the years including Olympic Team Selection races for cross country skiing, the 2001 Special Olympics World Winter Games Alaska and the 2009 and 2010 USSA Cross Country Senior National Championships. The comfortable and spacious Kincaid Chalet, besides affording outstanding views, has over 12,000 square feet which can be rented for picnics, parties, weddings, receptions, barbecues, meetings and sporting events. Access to the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail is within yards of the Outdoor Center.

Raspberry Road Gates: 10a-10p, M-Su

Kincaid Park is 1400 acres of park land with over 40Km

Holiday Hours/Closures: Jan 1 New Years Day Closed Jan 21 ML King Jr Day 12N-5p Feb 18 President’s Day 12N-5p May 27 Memorial Day Closed

Jodhpur Gate: 10a-9p, M-Su Raspberry Road Parking Lot: 10a-11p M-Su Motorcross: 10a-8:30p W-Su. Closed M/Tu (Motorcross area closed for season)

Kincaid Program Listing Ski Lessons (Check with Outdoor Center staff about major events)

of trails to run, bike, walk or ski. Beautiful scenic views of Mt. Susitna, Mt. Denali, Cook Inlet and the Chugach Mountains are to be enjoyed from the park. View many bird species and wildlife in Kincaid Park, and the park is linked to the community via the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail. No motorized machines allowed on trails.

Did You Know? Up until 1975 Jodphur Park was once the site of a car crushing operation? In 2010 all cars were removed.

Notices Archery Range is maintained by Northwest Archers Association. Contact them via Disc Golf Course is maintained by Anchorage Disc Golf Association. Contact them via Paintball is prohibited in all Municipal parks with the exception of South Anchorage Sports Complex. For additional information go to


Lidia Selkregg Chalet 1600 Lidia Selkregg Lane 343-6992 (ph) 332-1676 (fax) Facility Manager Scott O’Brien 343-4475 Assistant Facility Manager Tommie Bishop 343-6992 Selkregg Chalet Hours of Operation January - March 17 Monday-Friday 2:30-8:30p Saturday 9:30-3p Sunday 12N-5p Selkregg Chalet Dr. Lidia Selkregg Chalet is in the beautiful 300 acre Russian Jack Springs Park. The park includes the Mann Leiser Memorial Greenhouse within the Municipal Greenhouse Complex, Cartee and Russian Jack Springs Softball Complexes, 2 soccer/multi use fields, the Girls Scouts Day Camp, tennis courts, picnic/playground areas, a 9 hole golf course, an off leash dog area, and model train museum – all laced with nine miles of bike and lighted ski trails. Selkregg Chalet, while open to the public, serves as a meeting place for municipal classes, the First Tee Program and other special events. Additionally, it is a great place for meetings, weddings and as rental space. Please call or stop by the facilities for full rental and activity details.

Mann Leiser Memorial Greenhouse Open M-F 8a-3p, closed on recognized holidays. Rentals are $150 for all special events (20-25 participants), No evening or after hours events. Contact 343-4717 for availability. Municipal Greenhouses are open for self-guided tours, weddings and other special occasions. You will find an aviary, small fish pond and park benches, as well as a large variety of tropical plants.

March 18-May 5 Chalet open for rentals & programs only Russian Jack Springs Park Hours Monday-Sunday 7a-11p Holiday Hours/Closures: Jan 1 New Years Day Closed Jan 21 ML King Jr Day 12N-5p Feb 18 President’s Day 12N-5p Parks & Facilities in NE Anchorage Mann Leiser Memorial Greenhouse Centennial Campground East & Bartlett High School Swimming Pools Goose Lake Park & Beach University Lake Off Leash Dog Park Parks with Picnic Shelters * Creekside Park * Dave Rose Park (formerly Conifer Park) * Centennial Park (Pena Shelter) * Chugach Foothills Park * Goose Lake Park * Kanchee Park * McPhee Park * David Green Park (groups of 25 or fewer) * Sitka Park * Russian Jack Springs Park


Did You Know?

Effective March 18-May 5, Selkregg Chalet will be open for rentals and programs only. Rentals must be a minimum of 4 hours. Main Room accomodates up to 56 people seated and 123 people standing.

Russian Jack Springs Park was once a prison farm in the 1940’s with potatoes grown on what are now golf course fairways #4-#9?

* Main Lodge Room--$50/hr ( includes small food service area) * Main Lodge Room & Picnic Area--$65/hr



Westchester Lagoon Family Skate Saturdays January 5 - March 9th

Come out and shake the winter blues while getting some exercise at these fabulously fun skate days!

In partnership with

2013 Winter Activity Guide  

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