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Mission Statement

To enhance the quality of life in Juneau, the Parks and Recreation Department will deliver a high level of guest service with cost effective operations provided by highly engaged employees.



News Items

PSA - Twin Lakes Playground Reopens Sunday, May 29thSign Up Today for a Gaguine Foundation Scholarship 10-visit PassSign Ups for Summer Swim Classes Begin June 6thPSA - Dimond Park Aquatic Center Closed Sunday, May 29, 2016 for High School GraduationSign Up Today for P&R Outdoor Youth Soccer & JSC Soccer CampsPSA - Augustus Brown Pool Closure 5/23 - 6/3Start Smart Online Soccer Registration is DownDimond Park Aquatic Center Hot Tub Out of OrderFY16 Parks and Recreation Scholarships- Apply Now!Take a Look at CBJ's Parcel Viewer4th of July Vending Applications are open May 2nd (click for info)PSA -- Updated Cope Park Access During ConstructionProject Playground Ranks among Top 50 Playgrounds in U.S.P&R Party RentalsAuke Lake WaysideNEW Bus Stop at Dimond ParkAquatics SchedulesAquatics BoardP&R NewsletterElectric Vehicle Charging Station comes to the MPGSHARE YOUR THOUGHTS WITH P&RYouth Activities Board Meeting NoticeParks & Recreation Advisory CommitteeJuneau Non-Motorized Transportation PlanJuneau Non-Motorized Transportation Plan MapsJensen-Olson Arboretum Advisory Board MeetingDimond Park Aquatic Center DesignParks & Recreation Comprehensive PlanSavikko Park Master Plan

Juneau Parks & Recreation

George Schaaf, Parks & Landscape Superintendent


George Schaaf moved to Juneau in 2003 to work for the U.S. Forest Service as a wilderness ranger on Admiralty Island. He later served as the executive director of Trail Mix, Inc., Alaska's largest nonprofit trail organization. While at Trail Mix, George managed more than a dozen major projects, including construction of the Auke Lake Trail and Under Thunder Pathway, as well as major repairs to the Treadwell Ditch Trail and Perseverance Trail System.

George came to the City & Borough of Juneau in 2011. As the Parks & Landscape Superintendent, he is responsible for managing nearly 30 developed recreation areas and athletic facilities, dozens of multi-use trails, and more than 6,000 acres of open space and greenbelts.