Equipment on Treadwell Mine Historic Trail
The Treadwell Historic Society is having some landscaping done at the old Office Building on the Treadwell Mine Historic Trail. Work will be done on July 8-9 and July 13-14, weather depending. Heavy equipment will be used on the 8th and 9th. Please use caution when hiking in the area and follow the direction of trail crew workers.
Dimond Park Aquatic Center will be proceeding to phase III of their reopening plan on July 13. The next phase resumes drop-in rec, as well as access to the locker and family changing rooms. All previous reservations made July 13 onward are canceled with the addition of drop-in rec. Augustus Brown Swimming Pool will remain closed until roof improvements are completed in late summer-early fall. Read the Juneau Pool FAQs for more information on phase III. For questions, please call 586.2782.
Do you enjoy Juneau’s trails and have 5 minutes to spare? If you answered yes follow this link to take a quick survey. CBJ, Trail Mix, Alaska State Parks and the USFS are partnering on the Juneau Trails Master Plan – a 20 year document that will define high-priority trails and projects, and will identify and address opportunities and constraints in the Juneau Trails System. By taking this survey you will be letting the planning team know which trails you use the most, what recreational activities you most commonly use the trails for and what trail projects you would like to see in the next 20 years.
How far can your feet take you this summer? Track the miles you walk, run, or hike before August 15 and see what community you can make it to in this virtual walk through Southeast. Register you and any members of your families in one quick step, print the Mileage Tracker, and then start walking! To be eligible for prizes, Mileage Trackers must be submitted by August 16. Get started now!
July is Parks & Recreation month! Follow us on Facebook to to hear about many of our facilities and awesome/stellar staff as we highlight them over the next five weeks as a way of celebrating virtually. Each week we will also post a one-day contest for a chance to win four admission passes to our facilities. We are excited to highlight what we offer the community and we are look forward to hearing how you enjoy them. Parks and Recreation is an essential partner in a healthy community, celebrate with us!
Although the front door is closed, the Parks & Recreation office remains open to assist with emails, faxes and phone calls during regular business hours. Give us a call at 907-586-5226 Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Lodge is currently open for facility reservations with indoor and outdoor usage numbers limited to allow for adequate social distancing. Guests are expected to follow current state and local health mandates and guidelines at the facility. Please contact the EVC Coordinator, Kristi West at Kristi.West@juneau.org to discuss your event and check availability. For images, please check out the link above.
The CBJ Parks & Recreation Department is considering changes to the regulations that govern commercial use of parks and recreation facilities. Existing regulations were written nearly 25 years ago, and a number of changes are proposed to provide a better framework to manage commercial use of these public facilities. For more information, please visit the project page.
Flume Trail Closed
Alaska Light & Power has closed the Flume Trail for the final phase of the rebuild project. The trail will be CLOSED to the public until work is complete at the end of September. To ensure everyone’s safety, please observe all notices and stay clear of all closed areas.