Event Inquiries

Welcome to the John A. Carlson Community Activity Center. In July 2021, the Fairbanks North Star Borough Parks & Recreation Department took over the management of the facility. The facility is now being transformed into your new community center and is excited to work with you on your new event! 


We are now offering birthday party rentals for the Playzone, Hideout, and ice rink Friday - Sunday.  You can find more information here. Contact David Spencer at David.Spencer@FNSB.Gov or 907-459-1069 for reservations and inquiries.   


The Carlson Center has large rooms available with a variety of capacities of up to 400 people. Contact David Spencer at David.Spencer@FNSB.Gov or 907-459-1069 for reservations and inquiries.  


The Carlson Center is home to the Alaska Nanooks Men's Hockey Team. You can find tickets and their schedule here.


The Carlson Center is available for arena rentals. Contact Terrell Echols for reservations and inquiries. 

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  1. David Spencer

    Recreation Specialist-III

  2. Terrell Echols

    Carlson Center General Manager

  3. Carlson Center

    Physical Address
    2010 2nd Avenue
    Fairbanks, AK 99701