Parks & Rec.

City Council wrestles with AVTEC access

City Council wrestles with AVTEC access

By Russell Stigall for Seward City News – The City of Seward has options but no guarantees as it seeks recreational facilities to replace AVTEC. Citizens, city council members and several City staff felt compelled to comment on Seward’s Parks and Recreation withdrawal from Alaska Vocational Technical Center’s recreation facilities […]

Art Walk in the Garden – 1st Friday Aug. 5th

Art Walk in the Garden – 1st Friday Aug. 5th

The Garden Fairies and the Friends of the Seward Library are joining up to do an Art Walk in the Garden! Fiber Art pieces from a quilting group that use fiber scraps to create beautiful art work pieces that are table runners and mats to lap quilts and wall art. […]

SPRD Press Release 7/16/16 including AVTEC Gym details

SPRD Press Release 7/16/16 including AVTEC Gym details

The City of Seward concluded that logic dictates our departure from the AVTEC Student Services Center.  Parks and Recreation has notified AVTEC administration, and AVTEC has acknowledged our plan to leave the facility by August 1, 2016.  The City will be seeking new, different facilities to offer continued recreation, including […]

Volunteer Project: Repainting PARKS Playground

Volunteer Project: Repainting PARKS Playground

Our art and the paintings at your P.A.R.K.S. Community Playground (next to Evan Casey Skate Park) at Ballaine Boulevard and Adams Street are fading in Seward’s bright sun. We need volunteers who enjoy painting to bring back vibrancy. SPRD will close the playground for two (2) days (a sunny Tuesday and […]

SPRD Press Release May 21

SPRD Press Release May 21

SPRD Bulletin…   Bike Rodeo Thanks! Seward Parks & Rec would like to thank everyone who helped with the annual Bike Safety Rodeo Sat, May 7th. With the help of volunteers and contributors the Rodeo was another fun community event. Thank you to our title sponsor Terry’s Tires and to […]

Volunteers Needed for Pink Cheeks Triathlon!

We are getting there!  Down to 72 volunteers needed! Thinking Pink! Volunteers Needed! The annual Pink Cheeks Triathlon will be held on Saturday, May 7th. The triathlon wouldn’t be possible without all the wonderful volunteers.  Please consider helping with this fun community event. We are looking for the following: Pool […]

SPRD Bulletin & 2016 Pink Cheeks Sign Up

SPRD Bulletin & 2016 Pink Cheeks Sign Up

Polar bear Pink Cheeks Triathlon Pink Cheeks online registration is now open go to www.runsignup.com and type in Polar Bear Pink Cheeks Triathlon. Sign up today for this year’s race while there is still room! 5K run, 10K Bike and 600 yard swim in that order. Course will remain the […]

National Heritage Area seeks grant applications

National Heritage Area seeks grant applications

The Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area is soliciting grants for 2016-2017. Some of the most popular grants this time of year are school field trip grants that provide transportation costs for classrooms visiting sites within the KMTA National Heritage Area. This year, kindergartners and middle school students from Seward […]

SPRD Bulletin For Spring

SPRD Bulletin For Spring

Polar bear Pink Cheeks Triathlon Pink Cheeks online registration is now open go to www.runsignup.com and type in Polar Bear Pink Cheeks Triathlon. Sign up today for this year’s race while there is still room! 5K run, 10K Bike and 600 yard swim in that order. Course will remain the […]

SPRD Bulletin March 4

SPRD Bulletin March 4

SPRD Bulletin…   Polar bear Pink Cheeks Triathlon Pink Cheeks online registration is now open go to www.runsignup.com and type in Polar Bear Pink Cheeks Triathlon. Sign up today for this year’s race while there is still room! 5K run, 10K Bike and 600 yard swim in that order. Course […]