Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation COVID-19 Updates

Parks and RecPlease see our Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services reopening schedule below for the current status of our programs and facilities. We are currently assessing 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. Updated 07/07/2020

Please enjoy your public parks and trails responsibly

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Welcome to Valdez Parks & Recreation!

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

For more information on or to register for one of our many programs, please visit our Activity Registration page or view our Online Catalog.

2020 Summer Fun Day Camp

Summer Fun Day Camp is a six-week, half-day camp providing a happy, safe, and engaging environment. Program activities will focus on teamwork, skill development, encouraging friendships, and building confidence. Each week, youth will be immersed in a diverse number of activities, including, but not limited to: arts & crafts, games, science, sports, and outdoor recreation. To learn more about this year’s camp, please download and review the following documents: 

2020 Camp Forms & Documents:

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Mission Statement

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

Current Activities

To keep you updated about all of the programs that are being offered, Parks and Recreation publishes a quarterly newsletter and enters events into multiple online calendars:


  1. Nicholas Farline

    Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Director

  2. Jared Lustig

    Recreation Manager

  3. Nikki Duhamel

    Administrative Assistant

  4. 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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