Parks & Recreation

COVID-19 Updates

For the current status of Parks & Recreation facilities and programs, including a list of current restrictions and guidelines, please view our COVID-19 Response page.

Mask Mandate
In accordance with the City of Valdez mandate, masks which cover the mouth and nose are required in VPR indoor public settings for all patrons regardless of vaccination status, except when swimming. This is for all ages 5+. Compliance is required and everyone is asked to wear a mask. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated to help ensure the safety of our staff and continued recreation services. This mandate is in effect until Dec. 22, 2021 unless extended or rescinded by the Valdez City Council.

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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!

Activities & Events

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

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  1. Nicholas Farline

    Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Director

  2. Jared Lustig

    Recreation Manager

  3. Park & Recreation

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

    Phone: (907) 835-4440
    Fax: (907) 835-2472

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

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