Parks & Recreation

You're Invited - we want to here from YOU Valdez! 

Parks & Recreation is gathering community input for our Multi-use Recreation Center/Indoor Recreation Facility Feasibility Study. You can learn more about the feasibility study here. 

Did you miss our Public Open House? Click here for instructions on how to complete our Build-a-Center Worksheet to have your voice heard! All worksheets are due by 5:00pm on Friday, July 30, 2021.

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

    Fax: (907) 835-2472

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

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Comments or Suggestions?

Submit your comments, suggestions, and program ideas here!