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!
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!
Dimond Park Aquatic Center reopened June 15 under a modified operation plan, which requires patrons to make a reservation for pool time. The reservation requirement is part of the Juneau Pools COVID-19 Mitigation Plan, which aims to protect the health and well-being of pool patrons and staff alike while resuming recreation activities. Read the Juneau Pool FAQs for more information, then reserve your pool time here.
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.