Men’s & Women’s Volleyball is back this fall with a ten-week season beginning on August 30 and ending with a post-season tournament November 4-9. Registration is open now through August 5 at 4:30 p.m. Late registration is one day only on Friday, August 6 until 4:30 p.m. and is subject to a $50 late fee. There are three key steps to registration: 1) Players register individually; 2) Team manager registers the team; and 3) Team manager submits Roster/Classification Sheet with a minimum of 6 registered players (due by 4:30 p.m. on August 5 to avoid the $50 late fee).
Dimond Park Aquatic Center will be closed Sunday, August 1 to Sunday, August 8 for annual maintenance. The facility will reopen on Monday, August 9.
The City and Borough of Juneau, Southeast Alaska Watershed Coalition, the Alaska Department of Fish & Game, and MRV Architects have teamed up to improve recreation opportunities and restore stream and natural habitat in the Fish Creek Recreation Area on Douglas Island, and want to hear from the public. Take a short survey to share how you use the area and your ideas for improvements. Fish Creek is a popular recreation area in North Douglas and contains valuable fish and wildlife habitat. The survey closes at 5 p.m. on August 2.
Do you recreate in the Montana Creek area? The City and Borough of Juneau is working with the United States Forest Service, the State of Alaska Department of Natural Resources, and Trail Mix to develop the Montana Creek Master Plan. As a first step in this process, the public is invited to take this survey to understand community values and use of the area. The survey is open until 5:00 p.m. on August 19.
Winter shelter reservations are open and can be reserved online here, in-person at the Parks & Recreation office, or by emailing this form to firstname.lastname@example.org . Winter shelter reservations are available September 16 – March 31 and cost $20 per hour plus tax.
Please note, park bathrooms are not open during the winter months, but portable toilets are available at Savikko Park and Twin Lakes. In addition, the winter shelter rate of $20 is lower than the summer shelter rate due to reduced maintenance. Maintenance will vary depending on weather and staff availability.
Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park Improvements
Construction on the Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park Improvements Project is scheduled to begin the week of April 26 and wrap up in June. Work will occur on the pedestrian walkway from Mendenhall Loop Road to the concession stand, along with upgrades at and around the concession stand. The park will remain open during construction. Please use caution in this area and follow all traffic control and signage.
Anticipated hours of work will be Monday to Friday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Explore the Juneau Voices Audio Walk with our Matching Game DIY activity starting March 4 at 4:30pm! Juneau Voices Audio Walk is a series of 11 location-specific, place-based sound installations featuring stories and memories told by Juneau residents who lived them. Print out a Matching Game form, go to the different signs, listen to the stories, and match the storytellers to a story theme. Bring a completed Matching Game form to either the Juneau-Douglas City Museum or the Downtown Public Library to get a limited edition Juneau Voices bookmark while supplies last.
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.
July 27 at 5:00 p.m.
Jensen-Olson Arboretum Advisory Board
August 11 at 5:15 p.m.
Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee
September 7 at 5:30 p.m.
Youth Activities Board
August 10 at 5:30 p.m.