Juneau Libraries, City Museum & Permit Center return to in-person service; pools & ice rink adjust operations

Due to the City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center lowering the overall community risk to Level 2 Moderate, some City and Borough of Juneau facilities are returning to in-person service:

  • Juneau Public Libraries: Mendenhall Valley Library and Douglas Library are opening to in-person service today, January 12, at noon, and will operate Monday – Friday, noon to 6 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. The Downtown Library will remain curbside until January 19 due to ongoing interior construction work. Check juneau.org/library for more information.
  • Juneau-Douglas City Museum: The City Museum will be open to in-person service Thursday – Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information call 586-3572 or email museum.info@juneau.org.
  • Permit Center: The Permit Center is opening to in-person service Wednesday, January 13, and will operate Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Those wishing to conduct business from a distance can still utilize services over the telephone or email. Pre-application conferences will also be available in person, though phone or Zoom remain options if desired. For information on permit applications, plan submittals, and pre-application meetings, visit the Community Development Department website or call 586-0770.
  • Juneau Pools: Augustus Brown Swimming Pool (AGB) & Dimond Park Aquatic Center (DPAC) will end reservations and resume drop-in recreation on January 19 with a maximum capacity of 50 for DPAC and 30 for AGB; visit juneaupools.org for the latest schedules. The fitness area, locker rooms, and showers are open. Sauna, hot tub, slides, and play features remain closed; no group programs or lessons will be offered.
  • Treadwell Ice Arena: Treadwell will have open skates every Friday 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. beginning January 22. Reservations are required. Guests are encouraged to bring their own skates and helmets, but skate rentals are available and included in admission. Maximum capacity on ice is 20; maximum capacity in the building is 50. For more information, go to juneau.org/parks-recreation/treadwell-arena.
  • Zach Gordon Youth Center: Zach Gordon Youth Center will allow a maximum capacity of 35. For more information, go to juneau.org/parks-recreation/zach-gordon/zgyc.
January 12th, 2021|

Drop-in Recreation Resumes 01/19/2021

Effective Tuesday, January 19th, accessing Augustus Brown Swimming Pool or Dimond Park Aquatic Center will no longer require a reservation. Drop-in recreation will resume on a first-come, first-serve basis with the following capacities:

  • Augustus Brown Swimming Pool Capacity – <31 Patrons
  • Dimond Park Aquatic Center – <51 Patrons

For hours of operation or more information please read our Mitigation Plan  and Frequently Asked Questions or call 586-2782.



January 12th, 2021|

Introducing CivicRec

Easier online access to all things Juneau Parks & Recreation starts NOW with our new online registration system, CivicRec! Through CivicRec, you can reserve shelters and equipment online today; soon you will be able to register for sports and activities, purchase pool and Treadwell Arena memberships, and – just after the New Year – reserve our brand new Amalga Cabin located in Amalga Meadows Park. The new system will also allow you to have your entire family on one account.

If you had an account with our old system, eTrak, your CivicRec account might already be created. Try logging onto your new CivicRec account by using your email and your eTrak password. If you are new to us, simply create a new account. If you need assistance logging into your account or setting up a new one, call 586-0424 or 586-0426 Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4:30 pm.

December 28th, 2020|

Pools Winter Pass on sale now

Five months, two facilities, all-you-can-swim: The Juneau Pools Winter Pass allows an individual unlimited use of the Dimond Park Aquatic Center and Augustus Brown Pool for five months, December through April 30. The Winter Pass costs $99 and is on sale now at either pool until February 1. Please note: Both Juneau pools are currently operating on a reservation system. Also, the winter pass is not eligible for extensions due to COVID-19 closures. For more information, contact Dimond Park Aquatic Center at 586-2782.

December 4th, 2020|

Winter Pass – 5 months for $99

The Winter Pass is back for just $99! This season, the pass provides access to both facilities for five months: December 1, 2020 through April 30, 2021. To make the most out of this great deal, get your pass early and use it often! The Winter Pass will be available to purchase at both facilities between December 1, 2020 and February 1, 2021.

November 25th, 2020|