Mt Jumbo Gymnasium

Kids playing at Mount Jumbo Gym during a birthday party.

Jumbo News

  • Rec Aides Needed

    Jumbo Gym needs Rec Aides to supervise the facility during private rentals. This is a perfect job for someone in need of a flexible position or a second job. Depending on rental requests, Rec Aides could work up to 10 hours per week any time between noon and 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday. However, most private rentals occur in the evenings or on Saturdays. For more information, please contact Recreation Supervisor Dave Pusich at [email protected] or 907-586-5226 ext 0.

  • Closed for the Summer

    Mt. Jumbo Gym will be closed April through Labor Day for the summer. Program and reservation information for the fall will be available mid-late August.

  • Mount Jumbo Gym Rules:

    Only clean and dry gym shoes are allowed on the gym floor. No street or black soled shoes allowed. If you do not have appropriate footwear, please remove your shoes in the coat room and enjoy the gym in socks. Thank you!

    The following items are NOT allowed at Mount Jumbo Gym:

    • Illegal drugs, alcohol, vaping, and tobacco
    • Piñata
    • Roller blades

    All renters are responsible for leaving the facility in the same condition as they found it. Any renter or user group who damages or destroys City property will be held responsible for the cost of repair or replacement. Any extra cleaning costs will be billed to the renter.

    All food and drink must be kept in the lounge area and is not permitted on the gym floor. Renter is responsible for all clean-up related to food and drink and must leave the facility in the same condition as they found it.

    Mt. Jumbo Gym is a rental facility located on Douglas Island. Reserve the gym today for your private event, birthday party, practice and more!

    Monday through Saturday
    12:00pm – 10:00pm
    Labor Day through April

    The facility is closed on all the following holidays:

    • Alaska Day
    • Veteran’s Day
    • Thanksgiving
    • The Friday after Thanksgiving
    • Christmas Day
    • New Year’s Day
    • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    • President’s Day
    • Seward’s Day

    Please note, the gym will close at noon on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

    Submit a completed Rental Agreement Form to Parks & Recreation in one of the following ways:

    • Email: [email protected]
    • Fax: 907-586-4589
    • In-Person: Parks & Recreation main office
      • 155 S. Seward St.
      • Monday – Friday
      • 8:00am – 4:30pm
    Rental Agreement Form

    Call the Parks & Recreation office at 907-586-5226 to check availability prior to submitting your applications. Applications for use must be submitted at least one week in advance of the requested date.


    •  $45/hour + tax
    • All rental fees are due at the time of request


    • $40/hr + tax
    • Bulk rental requests must be submitted in August and December for rentals during September to December and January to April, respectively.

    The Recreation Aide is there to oversee the facility; set-up and clean-up is the responsibility of the renter and must be included in the rental time. Equipment (if rented) must be returned to the proper locations on the stage where it was found.

    The equipment at the gym is available to rent. The rates are as follows:

    • Regular: $25/event
    • Bulk Users: $25/user agreement.

    Equipment rental includes:

    • Play Equipment
      • Bikes, trikes, balance bikes
      • Toys
      • Mats
      • Parachutes and more
    • Sports Equipment
      • Soccer goals
      • Volleyball nets
      • Pickleball nets, paddles, and balls
    • Bouncy House

    Balls are available at no charge.

    Equipment rental must be requested and paid for at the time of reservation. Sales tax not included.

    The 2021 closure provided time to brighten up the facility with a good scrubbing and a fresh coat of paint! We were also able to organize all the toys and make room for some new ones.