Parks & Recreation

COVID-19 Updates

Please see our Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services reopening schedule below for the current status of programs and facilities. We continue to assess all federal, state and local guidance as how to best proceed while keeping the health and safety of our community in mind. For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19, please visit the Valdez Unified Command or follow us on Facebook @ValdezAlaskaFun.

Join the City of Valdez in Planning for its Newest Park!

Meals Hill is 184-acres of undeveloped natural area in the heart of downtown Valdez, west of the port and along the water. The city is beginning the master plan process and wants to hear your thoughts about what you'd like to see and experience at Meals Hill. 

Take the online survey today and visit the Meals Hill Master Plan website to sign up for email updates and learn about upcoming public meetings. 

Welcome to Valdez Parks & Recreation!Parks and Rec

Valdez Parks & Recreation operates and maintains the City’s numerous parks and trails, recreation facilities, and provides year-round recreational services, programs and opportunities to residents and visitors. Parks & Recreation is proud to partner with many community and state organizations to bring new and innovative programs to enhance the community’s quality of life.

Mission Statement

Valdez Parks & Recreation provides inclusive high quality parks and programs that utilize our unique resources for a fun and healthy community! 

Register Today!

Visit our Activity Registration page to learn how you can register for one of our many amazing programs, activities or events. Find details on our registration and refund policies, as well as information on our scholarship program for individuals or families who may need financial assistance.

Activities & Events

For information on all of our current and upcoming programs, activities and events, please take a look our new Online Catalog! To see what's coming up in the near future, checkout our facilities and programs calendars below.

  1. Swimming Pool 
  2. Gyms & Rock Wall
  3. Recreation Center
  4. Special Events

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  1. Nicholas Farline

    Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Director

  2. Park & Recreation

    Physical Address
    314 Clifton Dr.
    P.O. Box 307
    Valdez, AK 99686

    Phone: (907) 835-2531
    Fax: (907) 835-2472

    Hotline: (907) 835-3200

    Monday - Friday
    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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