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Polar Bear Jump Off Kids’ Winter Carnival January 16

Polar Bear Jump Off Kids’ Winter Carnival January 16

January 12, 2016 ·
SPRD Bulletin January 8

SPRD Bulletin January 8

SPRD Bulletin…   Kids Winter Polar Bear Carnival Sat, Jan 16th from 2 to 4pm at the Sports & Rec (AVTEC) gym. Fun booths, prizes and more!   Wells Fargo Basketball Tournament January 23 & 24th in Seward! Adult basketball teams around the State are invited to compete in this hot double-elimination tournament hosted by Well Fargo Bank & Seward […]

January 12, 2016 ·

A Message from Shari Adelmann of Seward Parks and Rec.

Happy New Years! It has been heartwarming and humbling to have been approached by so many members of the community, with questions about the Teen and Youth Center (TYC) and the changes that have taken place. As of this past summer, I no longer supervise the TYC facility, programs or staff. I am often approached by people asking about TYC programs. In an […]

January 2, 2016 ·
Seward Parks and Rec. thanks everyone who helped make Breakfast with Santa

Seward Parks and Rec. thanks everyone who helped make Breakfast with Santa

Gratitude and thanks to our title Sponsor Seward Rotary Club and its caring members who provided a wonderful breakfast for all the attendees. Thank you to Lori Draper, Karen Sefton, Margaret Anderson, Deborah Altermatt, Randy Altermatt, Bekki Lasell, Lori Swann, Cindy Clock, Joan Holloway and Kristi Larsen. We appreciate you assisting with this event for so many years.  We offer […]

December 22, 2015 ·

Christmas Break at the Seward Pool

Christmas Break at the Seward Pool Dec 19 ­-Jan 3, 2016 Closed Dec 24, 25, Jan 1 Open Swim T & Th 1:30 ­ 2:50 pm M & W 6:30 ­ 7:50 pm Lap Swim M & W 6:30 ­ 8:am, 5:00 ­ 6:30 pm T & Th 11:00 ­ 12:30, 5:00 ­ 6:30 pm Parent & Tot Swim T […]

November 24, 2015 ·

SPRD Bulletin

SPRD Bulletin… Auto Tech Turkey Shootout Tip-off: Saturday November 28th at the Seward High Gym. B&C division teams are invited to a double elimination invitational tourney in Seward. Cash prize for the winning team if six teams participate. 1st & 2nd place prizes, team sportsmanship award and all-tournament team MVP. Special rates available at the Breeze Inn and the winning […]

November 13, 2015 ·
Mayor Jean Bardarson recognizes former council members Iris Darling and Kristy Terry. Heidi Zemach photo

Council passes $11.4 million budget, fee increases; no funds for public crane

By Heidi Zemach for SCN- Commercial fishermen and those who work in the fishing industry packed City Council Chambers at Monday Nights’ November 9th meeting to lobby once again for a public use crane at the Seward Small Boat Harbor. Their passionate plea for a five-ton crane to help them unload fish and gear, came too late to make it […]

November 11, 2015 ·
This youngster is enjoying the pumpkins.

Halloween is Fun

Halloween Seward-style was loads of fun on this very cold afternoon and evening. Businesses invited trick-or-treaters in for goodies during the afternoon, Seward Mountain Haven homes were decked out in pumpkins and ghosts, and residents invited local children by for sweet snacks. And as usual, the ARRC cruise ship terminal was filled with young and old alike for a carnival […]

November 1, 2015 ·
Climb the rockwall at the AVTEC Gym

Climb the rockwall at the AVTEC Gym

September 28, 2015 ·
SPRD Bulletin September 18

SPRD Bulletin September 18

Adult Basketball League First game tip-off: Tue, Oct 6 and Sports & Rec gym games every Tues and Thurs night Oct 6 – Dec 7th. Team Sign-up deadline:  Wed, Sept 30, pay by Thu, Sept 17 for the best deals on player and team fees! First Team fully registered wins a prize! Contact Robert Perea at 224-4054 or rperea@cityofseward.net Racquetball […]

September 21, 2015 ·
Get ready for this year’s Halloween Carnival!

Get ready for this year’s Halloween Carnival!

  Halloween Carnival is Saturday, October 31. We are looking for groups, classes, restaurants, teams, organizations, businesses, troops, departments, families or individuals to help us host a fun-filled night for the entire community. Please consider offering a booth or game.   For booth ideas or more information contact Melanie mhauze@cityofseward.net.    

September 18, 2015 ·
SPRD Bulletin September 11

SPRD Bulletin September 11

SPRD Bulletin… Adult Competitive Volleyball League Season begins Sep 16th – Dec 9th playing every Wednesday at the High School. Sign up your team today for some friendly competition. Call Robert Perea at 224-4054 or email rperea@cityofseward.net.   Adult Basketball League First game tip-off: Tue, Oct 6 and Sports & Rec gym games every Tues and Thurs night Oct 6 […]

September 13, 2015 ·
Sign up for the 2015 Fall Racquetball League

Sign up for the 2015 Fall Racquetball League

August 28, 2015 ·
Sign up for the Fall BBQ Volleyball League

Sign up for the Fall BBQ Volleyball League

August 28, 2015 ·
Stylin’ Stitches Youth Soccer League letter of appreciation

Stylin’ Stitches Youth Soccer League letter of appreciation

Stylin’ Stitches Youth Soccer League Season came to a close Wednesday (August 12th) on a beautiful sunny day. Hopefully everybody had a blast! Seward Parks & Rec would like to thank everybody who made the season a success. Thanks to Stylin’ Stitches for providing over 110 beautiful soccer jerseys and socks and giving the Kids a reason to get outside […]

August 22, 2015 ·
SPRD Bulletin August 21

SPRD Bulletin August 21

SPRD Bulletin…   Adult Competitive Volleyball League Season begins Sep 16th – Dec 9th playing every Wednesday at the High School. Sign up your team today for some friendly competition. Call Robert Perea at 224-4054 or email rperea@cityofseward.net. Adult Basketball League First game tip-off: Tue, Oct 6 and Sports & Rec gym games every Tues and Thurs night Oct 6 […]

August 22, 2015 ·
SPRD Bulletin August 7

SPRD Bulletin August 7

  SPRD Bulletin… Softball: The Competitive League softball season came to a close Sun, August 2nd . Seward Brewery took home the Championship trophey.  Seward Insurance too 2nd and the Hammer Heads 3rd.   The Sportsmanship Award was presented to team Exit Glacier Guides. All games that were played were very even in terms of skill and scores, kudos to all […]

August 9, 2015 ·
Subway Tri-Harder-Thon Letter of Thanks!

Subway Tri-Harder-Thon Letter of Thanks!

Seward Parks and Recreation hosted Seward’s 4th Adventure Challenge Sat, July 25th. Tri-athletes from around the state paddled 5 miles on Kenai Lake, ran 6 miles on the Iditarod trail (Long Lake) to Meridian trailhead then hopped on their bikes and rode 15 miles to the finish line at the Wellington picnic area. Congrats to all the competitors! Everyone crossed […]

August 1, 2015 ·
Sign up now! Stylin’ Stitches Youth Soccer League for ages 3-17

Sign up now! Stylin’ Stitches Youth Soccer League for ages 3-17

Click here for the registration form: http://www.cityofseward.us/DocumentCenter/View/2405.

June 26, 2015 ·
SPRD Press Release June 19

SPRD Press Release June 19

SPRD Bulletin…   ZUMBA at the AVTEC Gym! Mondays @ 5:30; Drop in: $7 or 5 class Punch card: $25 Zumba is a Latin dance inspired fitness class for all levels. When you come to class, expect to have fun, sweat and get a great workout!   Stylin’ Stitches Youth Soccer League will be held on Mon & Wed nights […]

June 20, 2015 ·
Get ready for summer soccer!

Get ready for summer soccer!

SPRD News Release – Let’s kick off another great season of youth soccer with SPRD’s annual Seward Youth Soccer Play Day! The event will be held at the Elementary Soccer Field this upcoming Monday, June 15th at 2 p.m. Kids ages 3-12 are invited to learn drills, go through skill stations and play games. Soccer play day is a great introduction to […]

June 14, 2015 ·
Sunday, June 14 is Flag Day

Sunday, June 14 is Flag Day

Seward Parks & Rec Public Service Announcement – As we celebrate Flag Day on Sunday, June 14th, here are some interesting facts to remember. The center, United States flag pole at Benny Benson Memorial Park was dedicated in 2003 to honor those who lost their lives in the 9/11 attack. The City of Seward flag and pole were also hoisted in 2003 […]

June 12, 2015 ·
SPRD Bulletin June 5

SPRD Bulletin June 5

SPRD Bulletin…   Bear’s Den B&B Bear Bell Run was held Fri, June 5th – a one mile race ‘just for kids’ along Waterfront bike path. 48 kids ranging from 3 to 12 years of age and their parents enjoyed this wonderful race despite the rain. Thank you to all the participants for braving the weather and the fantastic support […]

June 5, 2015 ·
SPRD Bulletin May 29

SPRD Bulletin May 29

SPRD Bulletin… Exit Glacier Run Letter of Thanks! Thank you for the excellent outcome of the 2015 Terry Pollard Memorial Exit Glacier Race.  This was a great event this year, with competitive and good spirited racers, amazing weather, and a beautiful day to have fun with family and friends.  We are already looking forward to the 2016 race! Thanks to […]

May 29, 2015 ·

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 ·