Park’s & Rec.

Job Opening at the Library Museum

CITY OF SEWARD POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT The City of Seward is hiring a Library Museum Technician. This is a regular, full-time position, with benefits, paying $15.57/hr. Performs difficult and complex tasks based upon detailed knowledge of particular library, museum and information technology functions. Responsible for quality control of library museum records. Manages and implements interlibrary loan, notary and passport agency procedures. […]

May 28, 2015 ·
SPRD Bulletin May 15

SPRD Bulletin May 15

SPRD Bulletin… Bike Rodeo Thanks! Seward Parks & Rec would like to thank everyone who helped with the annual Bike Safety Rodeo Sat, May 9th. 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 Shoreside Petroleum, the“Helmet Junction” sponsor.  Both of these businesses give very […]

May 16, 2015 ·
P&Z Commission Approves Housing for Seniors and Tents for Workers

P&Z Commission Approves Housing for Seniors and Tents for Workers

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN — By unanimous vote of the six members present, Seward Planning and Zoning Commission recommended that city of Seward give 1.7 acres of parkland on the northeast corner of Dimond Boulevard and Sea Lion Avenue in the Fort Raymond Subdivision, to an entity that develops specialized housing for seniors. City Council will consider the donation […]

May 11, 2015 ·
Flood Board Hears More from Public about Road Used to Re-build Berm

Flood Board Hears More from Public about Road Used to Re-build Berm

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN — At its regular monthly meeting on May 4, the Seward-Bear Creek Flood Service Area Board approved funding for and heard from three citizens about the Salmon Creek 205 project and its associated road and resulting increased land-use. An earlier informational meeting about the flood-control structure held May 1, attracted about a dozen citizens. As […]

May 9, 2015 ·
Terry’s Tires Bike Safety Rodeo & Super Saturday Clean Up May 9

Terry’s Tires Bike Safety Rodeo & Super Saturday Clean Up May 9

May 6, 2015 ·
Pink Cheeks Triathlon 2015 Results

Pink Cheeks Triathlon 2015 Results

  Seward Parks & Recreation Department has released the results of the 2015 Pink Cheeks Triathlon race that was held on Saturday, May 2. To view the complete results, click on this link: https://runsignup.com/race/results/?raceId=20754#resultSetId-8565  

May 3, 2015 ·

 Seward Middle School Fundraiser this Friday! Family Fun!    Family Fun!   Family Fun! General admission $7 – $10  7:30 pm to 8:45 pm VIP Tickets $25.00, Includes a private, pregame reception from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm with Streetballers, T-shirts for autographs, and center-court seating! Click HERE for tickets! Offline tickets available at Terry’s Fish & Chips  

April 30, 2015 ·
Baseball opening day

Baseball opening day

The 2015 Seward Little League season got underway on Sunday, April 26th, under semi-sunny skies. Seward Elementary School Principal David Kingsland threw out the opening pitch to usher in the start of the season. Many returning youth along with numerous experienced players participated in the four basic skill stations-batting, catching, throwing, and running. Coaches will be meeting this week to […]

April 27, 2015 ·
A poem to the kids of TYC from Maggie

A poem to the kids of TYC from Maggie

Dear Kids of TYC, I’m so glad I got to know you, I’ve come to love you so, My time at TYC is at an end, And I really hate to go. But new adventures await me, At a job on down the road, It will give me brand new skills, And time to see my baby grow. I will […]

April 24, 2015 ·
A letter to Seward Parents of TYC from Maggie

A letter to Seward Parents of TYC from Maggie

Dear Parents, It is with a heavy heart that I announce that I will be leaving the Teen & Youth Center to take another position within the City that will allow me to spend more time with my family. This is a decision I did not come to lightly but one I made very carefully. After working with kids for […]

April 24, 2015 ·
Triathlon Volunteers Needed!

Triathlon Volunteers Needed!

The annual Pink Cheeks Triathlon will be held on Saturday, May 2nd. We are looking for 30 more volunteers to help us host a successful, safe and fun event.  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 assistants Traffic control Finish line assistance […]

April 23, 2015 ·
Calling all bibliophiles, the tomes are waiting

Calling all bibliophiles, the tomes are waiting

INTO THE LAST HOUR OF OUR BOOK SALE!! BOOK BONANZA TIME. BAG OR BOX OF BOOKS FOR $2. OPEN UNTIL 4PM The Used Book Sale is ready! Come on over to the Community Room of the Seward Library Museum and browse the tomes we have waiting. Coffee will be on, snacks out, kids corner open so moms and dads can […]

April 17, 2015 ·
Therapeutic & Adaptive Recreation Conference May 15 & 16

Therapeutic & Adaptive Recreation Conference May 15 & 16

April 10, 2015 ·
P&Z Rejects Idea of Housing in Pat Williams Park

P&Z Rejects Idea of Housing in Pat Williams Park

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN — By a vote of four to one, after having heard an hour and a half of public comment pro and mostly con, Seward Planning and Zoning Commission on April 7, rejected a proposal to give Kenai Peninsula Housing Initiatives 0.7 acres of Pat Williams Park to build senior housing. Seward City Council held a […]

April 10, 2015 ·
SPRD seeks volunteers for the Pink Cheeks Triathlon on May 2

SPRD seeks volunteers for the Pink Cheeks Triathlon on May 2

SPRD is looking for 90 volunteers to host the Pink Cheeks Triathlon May 2. Would you be willing to help? Follow the link below for the sign up sheet. When prompted, enter the code “PINK” for access. Thanks to those already signed up to help. : ) To sign up, go to: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/30E094EADAB2BA13-pink4/15103123

April 9, 2015 ·
Used Book Sale, Saturday, April 18

Used Book Sale, Saturday, April 18

Friends of the Seward Library are having the first used books sale in the new facility! All proceeds go to library programs. Saturday, April 18, 2015. There is still time to bring us your used books! (If you do it soon!) Seeking volunteers to help with our sale. http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0a48afaa2ca5f85-used See our website for more information: www.friendsofsclm.org The used books are […]

April 7, 2015 ·
SPRD Bulletin April 3

SPRD Bulletin April 3

SPRD Bulletin… Archery League Wednesday, March 18th Seward Parks & Recreation held the end of season Archery League. What a fun night, Spot Round tournament was entertaining to watch. 1st place trophy went to Dakota Williams and 2ndplace went to Doug Hoftiezer. All the guys voted on MVP and Kostas Kanaras was the winner! Thanks to Alaska Railroad, Louis Bencardino […]

April 4, 2015 ·
Senior Housing Proposal

Senior Housing Proposal

By Marianna Keil – Phase One of the Senior Housing project takes .7 acres of the Williams Park area. It was a compromise proposal. It allows the Senior Housing group an opportunity to apply for a grant. The Council has not committed to Phase 2. Some people have proposed the Rec Camp for consideration. As I stated at the Council […]

March 27, 2015 ·
Seward Providence Medical & Care Center and Seward Community Health Clinic building. Heidi Zemach file photo

Council moves forward on hospital extension and senior housing at city park

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – The Seward City Council was asked to consider, and be ready to make a quick decision about two major matters on Monday night, neither of which they knew much about. The first is a proposed $8 million dollar extension and remodel of the Providence Seward hospital/Community Health Center building. A federal grant called HRSA, […]

March 26, 2015 ·
SPRD Bulletin March 19

SPRD Bulletin March 19

SPRD Bulletin…   Wednesday, March 18th Seward Parks & Recreation held the end of season competitive volleyball tourney at the High School Gym. Hit Squaad proved to be worthy contenders taking the Gold with some close matches against Shoreside who took 2nd place and Seaview taking home the Sportsmanship award. Thank you to all the teams that participated in this […]

March 20, 2015 ·
TYC Open Jam Night March 26

TYC Open Jam Night March 26

March 19, 2015 ·
SPRD Bulletin March 6

SPRD Bulletin March 6

SPRD Bulletin… Monday March 3rd Seward Parks & Recreation held the end of season recreational volleyball tourney here at the AVTEC Gym. 5 teams competed for the 1st and 2nd place title. Gold Diggers proved to be worthy contenders taking the Gold with some close matches against the VJAYS who took 2nd place. Thank you to all the teams that […]

March 6, 2015 ·

Pink Cheeks Triathlon/Exit Glacier Race Registration is Now Open!

Pink Cheeks Triathlon Registration is Now Open! Go towww.signmeup.com/106703 to sign up for this Popular Race… See you at the starting line!! Exit Glacier 5K / 10K Race Registration is available atwww.signmeup.com/106704 Questions? Please Contact Melanie at 224-4011

March 3, 2015 ·

IDITAROW 2015 …..come join the fun!

IDITAROW is BACK!!!!!!! This year (2015) marks the 9th Iditarow!  The event is being hosted this year by 5th Ave Fitness at 231 5th Ave here is Seward, Alaska (Thank you 5th Ave fitness!!!). This a great way to get together with some friends (both old and new), co-workers or family for a few days of team work, fun and […]

February 15, 2015 ·
2nd Annual Moose Pass Winter Rendezvous FEB 13-15

2nd Annual Moose Pass Winter Rendezvous FEB 13-15

Moose Pass is for Lovers….of winter recreation in the Chugach of course! By Bobbie Jo Skibo Moose Pass residents and those who visit know the secret about winter in the quaint Chugach Mountain town! Winter is the time when Moose Pass comes alive on the lake with skiing, hockey, dog sledding and more. The sense of community is something to […]

February 14, 2015 ·
SPRD Bulletin February 13

SPRD Bulletin February 13

SPRD Bulletin… Teen Council celebrating 30 years this year!! The Teen Council presented its first scholarship in 1993.  Since then 28 scholarships have been given out, totally over $25,000. Complete application can be picked up at the HS office or from the Rec Room or TYC or go to our website www.cityofseward.us  Due by May 4th.  The Seward Teen & […]

February 13, 2015 ·