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July 4 Park and Rec hike headed to Ben Stewart

The Juneau Department of Parks and Recreation's July 4 hike will begin at Eaglecrest's parking lot at 9:30 a.m. If the weather is sunny, participants will climb Mount Ben Stewart. The length of the hike will depend on the trail's condition.
Juneau's Smith giving up soccer for futbol

...can't remember the first time I picked up a soccer ball but the first time on a team I was five years old playing parks and rec."Smith never puts a ball down now. It is the first item he packs for a trip.Oh yeah, always," Smith said...
Empire Editorial: Empowered enough to get the job done

...could arise. Who would hire the next director? How much say would the pool board have in the selection? Will the new Parks and Rec director automatically be named director of the pools as well? These are all unanswered questions, but sooner or...
On the Trails: Lucky days

...people could again move toward the trailhead, finding bear beds and bear trails above the beach.A few days later, Parks and Rec hikers headed out to Blue Mussel cabin, passing through Cowee Meadows. The timing was just right for the first wave...
Empowered pool board may answer to Parks and Rec.

...facilities manager, that person will be the director of Parks and Rec," Jones said.The original ordinance specified that...consolidated position.Duncan would act as director of Parks and Rec and aquatics manager. In the initial planning for an...
Letter: Empowered aquatics board would benefit taxpayers

...responsive to community needs. Recently, John Hartle, former director of the CBJ Law Department, suggested that Parks and Rec, together with its Aquatic Advisory Board, would afford more transparency. There is no reason why an empowered board...
On the Trails: Marmots, gentians

...hibernation bed. The few adults we saw were lounging on rocks in the warm sun, letting the kids do the work.Part of the Parks and Rec hiking group went on up Gastineau Peak, while the rest of us found a cushy spot for lunch at the end of Gold Ridge...
Marine Parking Garage closed this weekend

...still parked in the Marine Parking Garage by 6 p.m. Friday will be towed. For additional information, contact Parks and Rec at 586-5226 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Empire Editorial: To keep pools afloat, vote 'yes' on Prop. 1

...the Eaglecrest board). We believe an empowered board can do the same for Juneau's pools.We appreciate all that Parks and Rec has done in managing the pools, but after being hit hard by staff and budget reductions this year - 2.25 positions...
Juneau athletes ready for Arctic Winter Games

...the beaches of Mexico as well as taking advantage of the open gym volleyball options they have in Juneau. The Juneau Parks and Rec. leagues for volleyball has also really helped me and I look forward to participating in as many of those as is possible...


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