Parks and Recreation News Items RSS FeedLatest News and Information from Juneau Parks and Recreation Opening of Project Playground of Event: Saturday, Sep 29 - We are excited to announce the grand opening of Project Playground on Saturday, September 29 at 12pm. This promises to be a fun-filled, family friendly event! Speakers from the community steering committee and CBJ will kick off the event, followed by face painting, cake, refreshments, and of course the chance to play on the new playground!Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:39:58 -0800Arboretum closed until further notice due to excessive bear activity of Event: Wednesday, Sep 05 - The Jensen-Olson Arboretum has closed until further notice due to excessive on-site bear activity. In order to preserve bear and human safety, the Arboretum Manager has closed the site to visitors as of Wednesday, September 5. The closure is expected to last approximately two to three weeks; however, a time frame is not confirmed. Visitor access will not be allowed during this time and no exceptions will be made. Updates regarding the closure can be found at For more information, please call Parks & Rec at 586-5226. Wed, 05 Sep 2018 08:56:32 -0800Mt Jumbo Gym Now Open for 2018-2019 Season of Event: Monday, Aug 06 - Mt. Jumbo gym is now open for gym rentals, to check availability, call the main office at 586-5226. Preschool open gym runs Monday-Friday, 10:30am-noon. Wed, 05 Sep 2018 09:13:14 -0800Eagle Valley Center Lodge Reservations! of Event: Tuesday, Jun 06 - If you're interested in checking out the Lodge before renting, please contact Kristi West at to set up an appointment. For images, please check out the link above. For any more information, please call 586-5226. Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:40:34 -0900Take a Look at CBJ's Parcel Viewer of Event: Tuesday, Apr 19 - Tue, 19 Apr 2016 13:50:28 -0800Aquatics Schedules of Event: Friday, Mar 04 - Check out the new LIVE calendar system for Augustus Brown Pool and Dimond Park Aquatic Center!Wed, 10 May 2017 15:56:46 -0800SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS WITH P&R of Event: Thursday, Oct 30 - Got kudos? Complaints? Suggestions for improvement? Need Help? Want something? Parks & Rec staff want to help you with anything Parks & Rec. email us at Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:38:11 -0800