Reading with Arts

Join us every Wednesday at 11am, starting September 6th, for Toddler Story Time and an Art Project. All parents and 3-5 year olds are welcome to join us, $3.00/participant. 

Teen Arts n Crafts Classes

Twice a month at 5pm, starting in September. Middle School & High School Students, $3.00/participant. Check our monthly calendar for dates of the classes. Please call NCRC Staff for more information 776-8800.

Intro to Pottery Classes

Starting Wednesday October 4th, *Six weeks of Classes* Every Wednesday: 6-7:30pm @ NCRC Must be at least 16 years or older. $30/person, Only 10 spaces available. This is a progressive class, with projects varying in difficulty.             Pre-registration is required (Register by Tuesday Oct. 3rd). Call NCRC for more information 776-8800

Pickle Ball

Pickleball is a paddle sport combining many elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong. Pickleball is currently on Wednesdays from 6-7:30pm at the Nikiski Community Recreation Center. The fee is $1.00, and this activity is open to all adults. For more information please contact NCRC Staff at 776-8800.

NCRC Open Gym Schedule

Tot Time- Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 11am-12:30pm. Preschool age children and parents can come play in our gym and meet new friends. $1.00/child.

Home School Gym- Tuesday & Thursdays 1-2:30pm. All homeschool age children can have some gym time at NCRC. Basketball, volleyball, kickball and more is available during Homeschool Open Gym. $1.00/child.

Adult Open Gym is available starting in October. Saturdays from 10-11:30am. Gym time will vary between basketball and volleyball, be sure to check our monthly calendar to see what is happening at NCRC. $1.00/person.

Family Open Gym is available starting in October. Saturdays from 12-1:30pm. Bring the whole family out to play basketball, kickball, and 4-square or just to let the little ones run off some energy. Remember to check our monthly calendar for dates and times of what’s happening at NCRC. Family Open Gym- $1.00/person, max $5.00/family.

  Strong by Zumba with Jen Ellis
9:30am Thursdays with Instructor Jen Ellis. $8/class, Punch cards available.

In this 1 hour class you will burn calories while toning your arms, legs, abs and glutes. This upbeat class is certain to have you coming back week after week. 

5K Costume Run

Saturday October 21st, 11am Race Start - Located on the NCRC Trails.  10am-10:45am Registration. PRIZES FOR BEST COSTUME! Support the food drive: race entry canned food. All Ages Welcome!

Trick or Treat Alley & Strutt Your Mutt Dog Costume Contest

Tuesday October 31st- Trick or Treat Alley 5:30-7pm. Bring your children to a safe indoor place for Trick or Treating. Volunteers are needed to decorate and hand out candy. Please contact Jackie if you would like to volunteer.

Tuesday October 31st- Strut Your Mutt Dog Costume Contest 6:30pm. Multiple prize categories. $5.00/entry. Doggie treat walk & refreshments. Dogs must be people friendly and well socialized with other dogs. Dogs must be on a leash at all times.

 The GREAT Turkey Challenge

 Saturday November 18th, 11am. This Challenge will have two parts, a race on the trails with obstacles and an aquatic fun challenge at the Nikiski Pool. 10-10:45am Registration at NCRC. Non-perishable canned food for entry fees. Multiple age categories. 

 Annual Hoop Shoot Competition

The first week in November NCRC Staff will go to Nikiski North Star Elementary and students will participate in the annual Hoop Shoot during their P.E. class time. Winners from each age division will be selected to participate in the ELKS Hoop Shoot Competition held later on in the year. 

Christmas Craft Fair

The Craft Fair will be held Saturday December 9th from 10am to 4pm at the Nikiski Community Recreation Center. Vendor space available for $10. Register by December 1st

Holiday Day Camp

KINDERGARTEN-5th Grade Boys and Girls. 10am-2pm, Dec. 26th, 27th, and 28th. $10/day per child. Please bring a sack lunch and warm outside clothes. Arts/Crafts, Cooking, Games, Gym Activities…..and more!

Full Swing Golf

NPRSA’s Full Swing Golf Simulator is open to users 16 and older.  Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.  The simulator has over 40 world-class courses to choose from, and also allows users to practice their swing on the driving range, practice approach shots, and to chip and putt.  The Simulator is located at the Nikiski Community Recreation Center.  Reservations are preferred, walk-ins welcome. 

Hours: Monday-Friday 10am-8pm; Saturday 9:30am-1:30pm.

Fees: Monday-Thursday, $20/hour. Friday & Saturday, $24/hour. 

  Teen Center

NPRSA’s Teen Center is open to teens, 6th-12th grade. The Teen Center is open year round with transportation available from Nikiski High School during the school year.  The Teen Center is comprised of two rooms filled with games and activities including pool, table tennis, foosball, air hockey, video games, movies, computers, board games and more.  The Teen Center is located in the Nikiski Community Recreation Center. Only $1/day or a yearly membership for $50. Please contact the Recreation Department for more information. 

 All ages

  1. 10am to 10pm daily May -September.  Located at the Nikiski Community Recreation Center Skate Park.
  2. Register Monday-Friday, 10am to 8pm with NCRC staff.
  3. $10/participant summer registration fee
  4. The Skateboard Park is for skateboards only, offering a variety of ramps for participants to practice and showcase their skills.  NO BIKES OR SCOOTERS ARE ALLOWED IN THE SKATEPARK.