Parks and Recreation
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Parks and Rec color.pngThe Fairbanks North Star Borough Parks and Recreation Department preserves and creates an inclusive community culture by providing places and programs designed to enrich the quality of life.


​Swimming Lesson Registration

​​Mary S​iah Recreation Center

W​escott Pool​​​​

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The Elevator At the Big Dipper Is Out of Order
​The elevator at the Big Dipper Ice Arena is out of order until further notice.
4/17/2017 1:58 PM
Meet me at the Park - Grant Contest
This Earth Month, Fairbanks could be part of Meet Me at the Park, a collaboration between the National Recreation and Park Association and The Walt Disney Company to revitalize and restore parks across the country. The winning city will choose a local park to receive the $20,000 grant for a park improvement project or program that connects youth to nature, increases youth's access to sports, and/or inspires healthy living.
Fairbanks has some great parks and trails, and with your help we can make the places where you play even better! When you nominate Fairbanks, you'll be entered into a drawing to win a tablet outfitted for the outdoors. Nominate our city at You can vote once per day, April 1-30. The winning city will be announced in early May.

4/5/2017 9:35 AM
Water Safety Instructor Training Offered
​Water Safety Instructor Training will be offered this spring.  Please see the attached document for details.
| 3/23/2017 9:28 AM
Disc Golf Course is now closed
​The Birch Hill disc golf course is now closed for the season.
10/13/2016 9:08 AM