General Information
Phone Numbers
(907) 747-4031 Parks and Recreation
Emergencies: Dial 911
100 Lincoln St.

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

Parks & Recreation

The City of Sitka Parks and Recreation Division has a NEW Website

CHECK OUT OUR NEW ACTIVITIES AND FACILITIES RESERVATION WEBSITE we have launched for the City of Sitka Parks and Recreation.  You can find all the latest news, register for programs, request facility reservations, apply for scholarships and so much more.

Please go to and click on the Create New Account link to open your account. Be sure to add all the members of your household (including children) and your cell number with the carrier so we can text you with any last minute changes. Your new household account will provide you with registration history, financial history, and much more. We look forward to enjoying this enhanced registration experience with you.

Important: Households with current memberships or scholarships should register as soon as possible so we can carry over your memberships and get your membership updated in our new software. Scholarship applications are open and applying now opens your access to reduced program fees right away.

Welcome to the City's Parks and Recreation web page. On this page, you will find information about Parks and Recreation facilities and recreation in Sitka. CBS tree and landscape information is also included.

Mission Statement

To preserve the quality of life in Sitka by maintaining and expanding recreational opportunities for residents and visitors.

Sitka Parks and Recreation Scholarship Application

Contact Parks and Recreation at 907.747.4031 or for more information on the following topics:

City League Sports

Senior Exercise Classes

CBS Swan Lake Senior Center Facilities Use Requests

CBS Sitka School District Facilities Use Requests

Information on City of Sitka facilities calendars and reservations requests can be found HERE

Contact Parks and Recreation at 907.747.4031 or for more information on the following topics:

An Introduction to CBS Parks and Recreation Areas

Pioneer Park Picnic Shelter & Special Event Reservations - Reservations can be made through the Parks and Recreation department. Contact us at 907.747.4031 or

Pioneer Park is located next to Sea Mart grocery store. 

CBS Athletic Field Forms

Athletic Fields Maps

The following services are operated by City of Sitka Public Works.

Please contact Public Works with questions at

Tom Young Cabin

  • 90 Day Out Guide for Tom Young Cabin 2024.pdf
  • Information Sheet for Tom Young Cabin 2023.pdf
  • Online Availability Calendar to check which dates are available.  
  • The Tom Young Memorial Cabin is available for public use.  Reservations must be made in person at City Hall between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Mon-Fri at the City and Borough of Sitka's Public Works Office, 100 Lincoln Street, Room 201, (2nd Floor), Sitka, Alaska.  Staff will be available to help.  The rate is $50 + applicable tax(s) per night.  3 nights max reservation per customer.  Reservations can be made up to ninety (90) days in advance.  To see what day the 90 days out is, see the 90 Day Out Guide-Tom Young Cabin above.  The date on the right will be the date you want, the date on the left will be the date you can come to the Public Works to rent it.  If the date you can rent it falls on a Saturday, Sunday or Holiday, you will need to come in on the following work day.  For more information on the cabin, see the Information Sheet for Tom Young Cabin 2023.pdf above.

Commercial Land Use Forms

All Commercial Land Use permit applications will be reviewed by the Parks and Recreation Committee. The City Administrator may issue a permit for commercial recreational activities on City and Borough lands that are recommended by the Parks and Recreation Committee after public hearing and notice as outlined in CBS General Code 14.10.030. Comments regarding an application can be submitted to Committee members by emailing the Clerks Office ( or by emailing Committee members directly (Roster here). 

Tree and Landscape Committee & Tree Planting Information

Tree and Planting Information and Resources

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