Parks & Recreation

Public Notice for Parks & Recreation Programs and Facilities
Due to the current active case count and recent spike in local COVID-19 cases, ALL Parks and Recreation programs have been CANCELLED and facilities will be CLOSED to the public at this time until at least Monday, November 1. For any changes or updates, please follow us on Facebook (@ValdezAlaskaFun) or check back here.

Mask Requirement

Effective 9/28/2021 - Masks which cover the mouth and nose are now required in all city facilities open to the public. This requirement includes the following Parks & Recreation facilities and programs: Recreation Center, Swimming Pool, Rock Wall, Gym Activities, and All Programs. Masks will be made available at each facility if needed. If you are unable to meet this requirement, we would be happy to assist you in an alternative manner, please contact us 907-835-2531.Masking Now Required in City Facilities Open to the Public Opens in new window

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.

COVID-19 Updates

For the current status of Parks & Recreation programs and facilities and to learn how we have responded to the pandemic, including a list of current restrictions and guidelines, please view our COVID-19 Response.

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 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. 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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