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Join interactive design meeting for Jackie Renninger Park on May 21

May 8, 2024 – News

CBJ Parks & Recreation and Corvus Design will hold an interactive public meeting to talk about the future of Jackie Renninger Park (Pipeline Skate Park) on Tuesday, May 21 at 6 p.m. in the Valley Library. The Pipeline Skate Park within Jackie Renninger Park is currently in need of several …

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Celebrate Mother’s Day at the Arboretum

May 3, 2024 – News

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a visit to the Jensen-Olson Arboretum! Friends of the Jensen-Olson Arboretum is partnering with CBJ Parks & Recreation to host a special event on Sunday, May 12 free of charge. Stop by between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to explore the garden, enjoy refreshments, and listen …

Open Houses at Marie Drake and Floyd Dryden buildings on May 7 and 9

May 3, 2024 – News

The Juneau School District and the City and Borough of Juneau will hold open houses at the Marie Drake and Floyd Dryden buildings next week for community organizations and interested members of the public. The Marie Drake and Floyd Dryden buildings will be returned to CBJ on July 1, 2024 …

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USS William P. Lawrence to participate in Juneau’s Maritime Festival

May 2, 2024 – News

The following press release from the U.S. 3rd Fleet is shared on for informational purposes. For questions about the visit, please contact Navy Public Affairs as listed in the release.   USS William P. Lawrence to participate in Juneau’s Maritime Festival Story by Commander, U.S 3rd Fleet Public Affairs …

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Registration for Youth Outdoor Soccer and Start Smart Soccer opens May 6

May 2, 2024 – News

Registration for CBJ Parks & Recreation’s Youth Outdoor Soccer and Start Smart Soccer programs will open on Monday, May 6 at 8 a.m. Sign up online through the Parks and Rec registration catalog (under the “Youth and Teen” tab). Scholarships are available for both programs; contact Recreation Coordinator Amanda Lovejoy …

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Registration for Family Beach Exploration at the Arboretum opens May 3

May 1, 2024 – News

Get your feet wet with a family-friendly beach exploration at the Jensen-Olson Arboretum on Saturday, May 11 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. This free event, organized by Friends of the Jensen-Olson Arboretum in partnership with Parks & Recreation, will take place during low tide, offering the perfect chance to see the beach …

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Juneau-Douglas City Museum moves to summer hours and admission on May 4

May 1, 2024 – News

The Juneau-Douglas City Museum will shift to summer hours starting Saturday, May 4. From May through September, the museum will be open to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on weekends from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. General admission is $7.00, admission for seniors …

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Get ready to register for summer swim lessons in May

May 1, 2024 – News

Registration for summer swim lessons with Juneau Pools will open later this month. Starting this summer, swimmers must meet prerequisites to sign up for classes at Level 2 or higher. That means either: Successfully passing the previous class level at Juneau Pools since November 2023 OR Attending a Juneau Pools …

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Learn the basics of running for local office at free workshop on May 11

April 30, 2024 – News

Have you ever thought about running for local office? This October, Juneau voters will elect several Assembly and School Board members—and one of them could be you. CBJ and the Juneau League of Women Voters will host the ninth annual “How to Run for Local Office” workshop on Saturday, May …

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New Youth Floorball program opens for registration May 6

April 30, 2024 – News

Youth Floorball is coming to Juneau! The latest addition to CBJ Parks & Recreation’s youth sports lineup will take place at Treadwell Arena during the new cement season in June. Registration opens online Monday, May 6 at 8 a.m. through the Parks & Rec registration catalog (under the “Youth & …