Ike "Woody" Woodman Recreation Center

Rec Center Exterior

An engaging space for our community!

The Ike Woody Woodman Recreation Center is a spacious multi-use building. The facility offers a large array of activities, from special events venue, private rental location, as well as host to a wide variety of classes and camps for all ages.

The building consists of three main entertainment areas; a spacious multipurpose room, covered outdoor patio, and game room. 

Community Rec Hours

The Recreation Center's game room is typically open to the public 6 days per week, Monday thru Friday, 9:00AM - 7:00PM & Saturday, 12:00PM - 7:00PM

Enjoy free use of all of the game equipment; including billiards, air hockey, ping pong, foosball, Xbox One, a multi-game arcade unit, and board games!

We have a cash-only snack bar, featuring soft pretzels with cheese, corn dogs, mini pizzas, popular beverages, and many other sweet & savory goodies.

Game Room 3

Other Activities at the Recreation Center

The Recreation Center is home to a variety of activities designed for all ages. From arts and cultural activities to educational empowerment clinics, we strive to engage the entire community.

Check our Recreation Center Activities Calendar or our online catalog for details, dates and times.

Stay Informed

Take a look at all of PRCS's offerings by downloading our seasonal activity guide, the Valdez Compass! Hard copies are available at the Recreation Center front desk, Civic Center, Library, and City Hall.

Valdez Compass LogoWondering where else to find PRCS advertisements? Program and event flyers are posted at the Recreation Center, Post Office, Pool, City Hall, Library, Civic Center, and on our Facebook page.  Listen in to hear the Parks & Rec Minute & daily activity calendars on KVAK 93.3FM or 1230AM, or call our hotline at 907.835.3200.

Recreation Center Highlighted Programs

Mighty Mites

Mighty Mites Fun



Cultural Arts

Fur Flowers 2

After School Programming

Fab Friday Sand Art 2

Rent the Recreation Center

The Recreation Center is currently operating under COVID-19 mitigation policies. To view the facility's current status, please visit our COVID-19 Response page.

The Recreation Center’s Multipurpose Room, Game Room and Patio can be reserved for parties, meetings, events and more.

Multipurpose Room and Patio rentals may be available 7 days a week.  Due to Community Recreation Hours, Monday - Saturday, the Game Room is only available to reserve on Sundays. To view rental rates, amenities and facility use information, download the facility rental application.  All rentals are based on facility and staffing availability.  First come, first reserved.

Game Room

Game Room

Multipurpose Room

Multipurpose Room



If you have any questions or would like to check for availability, please call the Recreation Center at (907) 835-4526 or email the Recreation Center Coordinator.  

We look forward to serving your rental needs!

  1. Ike "Woody" Woodman Recreation Center

    Physical Address
    414. W Hanagita
    P.O. Box 307
    Valdez, AK 99686

    Phone: (907) 835-4526

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