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June 14, 2014, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Hermon Hutchens Elementary School & Playground
A great way to get some indoor exercise, play games or shoot some hoops. Open to all ages. Children 8 years old and under must be accompanied by an adult.
June 14, 2014, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Hermon Hutchens Elementary School & Playground
Gym time dedicated to basketball. For anyone age 16 and up.
May 26, 2014, 8:00 AM - September 1, 2014, 5:00 PM
HAWK - Hike Alaska’s Wild Kountry - 2014
For ages 5 and above
Pick up a HAWK program trail card at the P&R Office at the Civic Center, at the Healthier You Finale, or at the May 17th Clean-Up Day BBQ
Hike, on foot, 3 or more of the trails listed on the reverse side of this card.
Valdez Trail information is available in the Parks and Recreation Summer Trail Map Guide or online at: www.ci.valdez.ak.us/parks&trails
Log the date you hiked each trail on the reverse side of this tracking card.
Turn in your completed trail card at the Parks & Rec Office at the Civic Center or log on to http://ci.valdez.ak.us/HAWKTrailsCard to fill out and submit the online trail form on or before September 1, 2014. Each participant must turn in an individual trail card.
Prize Drawings for hiking 3, 5, 7 or all 9 trails. Participants will be entered in each Prize drawing for which they qualify (for example, a person who hikes all 9 trails will be entered in each drawing), but may only win 1 prize
June 2, 2014, 9:00 AM - July 3, 2014, 5:00 PM @ Convention and Civic Center
Test your artistic talents by decorating a 2ft wooden fishing boot cut-out. Boots are available
at the Civic Center Mon-Fri 9:00-5:00 starting June 2nd for a minimum donation of $10 each. Return your fish to the Civic Center no later than July 3rd.
Winner will be awarded a cash prize!!
All entries will be displayed and available for public voting starting July 4-6th. Please stop by & vote for your favorite boot—open to all ages.
June 14, 2014, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Shoup Bay Trail Section A
Get a head start on filling out your HAWK (Hiking Alaska's Wild Kountry) Trail card with this challenging 5K Trail Run along the first section of the Shoup Bay Trail A. We will also be offering a 1 Mile Kids along Egan Dr and a modified "Stroller Friendly" 5K route for families.
Registration starts at 9:30AM
Kids 1 Mile Race starts at 10:00AM
5K Trail & 5K Road Race starts at 10:15AM
Open to all Ages
June 14, 2014, 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM @ Valdez Consortium Library
Go Green Valdez! Celebrate the first official Valdez Arbor Day with the Parks and Recreation and Community Development Departments on June 14th from 11:30AM to 2:00PM at the Valdez Consortium Library parking lot. Come watch as we plant a new City Christmas Tree! We will be offering FREE trees to the first 60 households that attend, as well as handing out literature on how to effectively care for trees. We have gifts and crafts for the kids and we'll be giving away free hot dogs, chips, and water bottles from 11:30AM-12:30AM! There will be a class at 1PM for instruction on how to plant and maintain trees.
Don't miss this celebration! Bring the family down to this FREE event, co-sponsored by Parks and Rec and Community Development!!
June 14, 2014, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Valdez Swimming Pool
Fun for all ages! Both pools are open, diving board is open. Deep-end is roped-off from the shallow end, making "lap swimming" difficult. Must be 8 years old or accompanied by an adult.
June 14, 2014, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Lap Pool
Get some exercise swimming laps! Lanes lines are used to separate swimmers and reduce their waves. If under 14 years old, must be accompanied by an adult and be proficient enough to swim laps.
June 14, 2014, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Wading Pool
A time for parents and their young children to interact and play in the water! The small pool is open for parents and children age 6 or younger. We bring out some of our favorite water toys just for these tots! Parents must be in the water with their children.
June 14, 2014, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Lap Pool