By Caroleine James
Wrangell Sentinel 

Robinson steps up to become new Parks and Recreation director

 

February 22, 2023

January 2022 photo courtesy Lucy Robinson

Wrangell's new Parks and Recreation director, Lucy Robinson, says the muskeg off the Spur Road "is one of my favorite spots to walk my dog because no one goes out there."

For Lucy Robinson, the Parks and Recreation Department provides residents with far more than workouts, programs and professional development opportunities - it is the "lifeblood of a healthy community," a space where Wrangellites of all ages and from all walks of life can come together to chat, sweat and enjoy their shared love for recreation.

After attending open swim as a child, lifeguarding as a teen and working as recreation coordinator as an adult, Robinson is ready to take charge of the department as the new director.

Robinson accepted the offer Feb. 10 and will officially step into the...



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