Upcoming Events

Monthly Event Calendar (click here)
Shows Community Center exercise class times, open gym times, Basketball times, Zumba, special events!

Log Cabin Restoration Volunteers Needed

Please email SCC President Bob Oakes (sterlingcommunityclub@live.com) if you can lend a hand restoring the original old log school house and Post Office. See bottom of Home Page for list of needed repairs.

Recent Photos

HAVE YOU VOTED YET?

 

The Sterling Community Center is the polling place for Sterling District 29, Precincts 180 and 190 (Sterling No. 1 and Sterling No. 2).

 

Polls are open Tuesday, Aug. 19, until 8:00 p.m.

 

We are located at the corner of the Sterling Highway and Swanson River Road (35040 Sterling Highway). Come and make your voice heard!

Pickleball Skills & Drills, Sundays in August, 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Pickleball players of ALL skills levels will benefit from this focus on improving technique. This is also a perfect time for beginners to le...arn the basics of the game. Open to the public. Cost: $3.00 (free for SC Center members). Please wear non-marking gym shoes. (Note: subject to cancellation if the facility is rented.) Call 262-7224 for more information. Come and learn a new game!

Adult & Child Silk Painting Class with Joyce Cox – Friday, August 15, 5:00 p.m.

The Sterling Community Center is hosting an Adult & Child Silk Painting Class on Friday, August 15, at 5:00 p.m., at the SC Center (located next to Sterling Elementary).  Come enjoy a fun and creative activity with your child; learn to paint silk!  Children will paint a decorative hoop and adults may choose between a silk scarf or hoop.  All instruction and materials included.  Participants must bring their own hair dryer.  Cost: $45 for the scarf, $25 for the hoop.  Must be 5 yrs. of age or older.  Minimum 4 people, limit 10.  Registration deadline is Wednesday, Aug. 13.  To register, visit or call the Sterling Community Center at 262-7224.

Public Meeting for the Sterling Highway Safety Corridor Study - Sterling to Soldotna

 

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) invites you to an open house to share the Preliminary Decision Document for the Sterling Highway Safety Corridor Study (Sterling to Soldotna). The document provides recommendations for developing the Sterling Highway to enhance the long-term safety and mobility for highway users; and identifies the alternatives to be carried forward for preliminary engineering analysis.

 

Come provide feedback and get your questions answered.

To view the Preliminary Decision Document prior to the meeting, please visit www.sterlinghwy.com.  

Meetings will be held at two locations!


Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly Chambers

144 North Binkley, Soldotna

Stop by anytime between 4 and 7 p.m.


Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Sterling Community Center

35040 Sterling Hwy Mile 83.5, Sterling

Stop by anytime between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.


For more information contact:

Anne Brooks, Public Involvement Coordinator

Brooks & Associates

Toll Free Phone: 866-535-1877

E-mail: comments.brooksalaska@gmail.com


Here is a link to find previous project information, sign up for updates, and read/submit comments: http://sterlinghwy.com/public_involvement.htm

Alaska Firewise, with the Alaska Interagency Incident Management Team, will be holding a workshop for the Sterling Community this Friday, June 6, 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the Sterling Community Center.  Please join us for an informative session of what to expect, the lessons learned, and what you can do now to prepare for and prevent future risks to your Community.

Wildfire Information

The Alaska Interagency Incident Management Team will hold two public meetings tonight (Thursday, 5/22/14). The first will be held at 6 p.m. at Tustumena Elementary School, 58231 Sterling Highway, Kasilof and the second will be held at 8 p.m. at the Funny River Community Center, 35850 Pioneer Access Road, Soldotna. Fire managers and emergency operations officials will discuss the firefighting efforts and public safety and will take questions.


Here are some useful links and phone numbers regarding the current wildfires:


Alaska Wildland Fire Information

www.akfireinfo.com


National Weather Service Alaska Fire Weather

(weather, smoke, red flag warnings)

www.firewx.arh.noaa.gov


Alaska Interagency Coordination Center

(current situational reports from forestry and multi-agency response)

www.fire.ak.blm.gov


Alaska DNR Division of Forestry

www.Facebook.com/AK.Forestry


Alaska Interagency Incident Management Team

www.facebook.com/ALASKAIMT


Kenai Peninsula Borough website

(updates)

www.kpb.us/emergency


On the KPB website, you can register your cell phone to receive emergency phone calls. This tool, often referred to as "reverse 911", can send out recorded voice messages to Kenai Peninsula homes on local phone lines within minutes.

www.kpb.us/emergency-mgmt/oem-home/rapidnotify-self-registration

 

The Kenai Peninsula Borough also has a hotline information phone number: (907) 714-2495

PICKLE BALL COMES TO STERLING!

Pickleball is sweeping the nation and the Center now has this fun, low impact, addictive game starting Wednesdays, May 7th from 1:30-3:30 pm. What is Pickleball? It's like tennis but with a large ping pong paddle and whiffle ball. The court is much smaller and you play the game with two people per team. Snowbirds Darrell and Aileen Keifer will be leading this event and say its all the rage in the lower 48. Newbies welcome, watch this video and see what its all about!

Basketball Hoops are Up!

Basketball on Thursdays, beginning May 8th from 7-9pm. Open to teens and adults, Conway Seavey leading this activity. Come drop in and shoot some hoops!
 

Morning/Evening Gym Program Volunteer Leaders Needed

The SC Center is looking for folks who want to volunteer at the desk for 3 hour shifts a month, lead an exercise, gym walking, dance, or other event anytime Monday thru Friday mornings in the gym or library.  We also are looking for volunteers to lead Adult/teen basketball or volleyball in the evenings or Men's basketball Saturday mornings. If you have a good idea and are willing to volunteer, call Renae Wall at 262-7224, or e-mail her at sterlingcommunityclub@live.com.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Volunteer and Suggestion Opportunities:

SCC Clean up Day Saturday, May 31st from 11am till clean! Please come help us sort and move things around to clean up the Center after all our construction. Every helping hand counts and is appreciated! . E mail us at sterlingcommunityclub@live.com, or call us at 262-7224.