Community Services News

Summer Programs – UPDATE

A reminder that registration for summer programs is NOW OPEN and we have some great classes for you this summer! Don’t worry, we have extra safety precautions and protocols in place as we work to restart recreation. It’s going to be LOTS OF FUN! 

We’ve made a few updates to 2 of our programs:  

  • Kangaroo Kids (Ages 2-5 years). 
    • Free session has been moved to July 16. 
    • Regular July session will now run July 23 – 30 ($13.00)
  • “Get Off the Couch” Conditioning Class for Adults (Ages 15+ years). 
    • Free session has been moved to July 14. 
    • Regular July session will now run July 21-30 ($29.80 plus tax).  

For the full list of programs, dates and details, check out our 2020 Summer Recreation Programs Flyer or view courses online at www.dawsoncreek.ca/register. 

To encourage physical distancing and limit contact, we encourage everyone to either:

  1. Register online at www.dawsoncreek.ca/register, OR,
  2. Register by phone at 250-784-3604. 

If either of those options don’t work, come down to the Community Services Office, located at City Hall, to register in person. Payment is due at time of registration. 

Registration is Open for Summer Programs!

Registration for summer programs is NOW OPEN and we have some great classes for you this summer! Don’t worry, we have extra safety precautions and protocols in place as we work to restart recreation. It’s going to be LOTS OF FUN! 

All program are by registration (no drop in available). What’s on deck:

  • Kangaroo Kids (Ages 2-5 years). Learn sport skills through play. Register now for the FREE pilot session on July 9 and help us test-drive this class. Regular sessions run Thursdays, starting July 16. 
  • “Get Off the Couch” Conditioning Class for Adults (Ages 15+ years). A great lunch-time workout! Great for all ranges of abilities, including beginners. Register now for the FREE pilot session on July 7 and help us test-drive this class. Regular sessions run Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting July 9. 
  • Mini Sports (Ages 2-5 years). Learn the basic physical literacy skills of baseball and soccer! Sessions run Monday, Wednesday and Friday, starting July 27. 
  • Summer Camps. Back by popular demand are the Farmington Fairways Golf Camp, Where the Wild Things Are Camp and the Super Striker Soccer Camp! New this summer is the “Crush It” Conditioning Camp, good for all ranges of abilities including beginners. 

For prices, dates and details, check out our 2020 Summer Recreation Programs Flyer or view courses online at www.dawsoncreek.ca/register. 

To encourage physical distancing and limit contact, we encourage everyone to either:

  1. Register online at www.dawsoncreek.ca/register, OR,
  2. Register by phone at 250-784-3604. 

If either of those options don’t work, come down to the Community Services Office, located at City Hall, to register in person. Payment is due at time of registration. 

A Safe Return to Recreation

Welcome Back!

The goal of the Community Services Department is to restart recreation in a safe and progressive manner, within a pandemic environment.

With playgrounds, tennis courts and outdoor equipment now open, our current focus is on outdoor programming and we have some exciting programs lined up for the summer!

Registration for summer programs starts June 22 at 8:30am. To encourage physical distancing and limit contact, we encourage everyone to either:

  1. Register online at www.dawsoncreek.ca/register, OR,
  2. Register by phone at 250-784-3604. 

If either of those options don’t work, come down to the Community Services Office, located at City Hall, to register in person. Payment is due at time of registration. 

FREE Online Sessions: “Water Safety Tips for Families”

Red Cross First Aid and Water Safety Tips for Families (FREE ONLINE SESSIONS).

Families are invited to join Canadian Red Cross volunteers for virtual, interactive, game-based learning sessions highlighting the importance of first aid and water safety knowledge. Sessions are free of charge and open to everyone – register now!

Each session is 15-minutes and will cover a variety of topics that will test participants’ knowledge, and provide helpful tips and safe practices to incorporate into daily life.

Register by clicking on the blue links below!

*Note – time is EST (1:00pm EST would be 10:00am in Dawson Creek)

Date

Time

Topic

Friday, June 12

1:00 PM EST

First Aid Friday Tips

Monday, June 15

4:00 PM EST

What’s in your first aid kit?

Wednesday, June 17

5:00 PM EST

Learn Kayak Safety

Friday, June 19

8:00 PM EST

First Aid/Swimming & Water Safety Tips for Families

Monday, June 22

2:00 PM EST

River Safety

Wednesday, June 24

8:00 PM EST

First Aid/Swimming & Water Safety Tips for Families

Friday, June 26

7:00 PM EST

First Aid/Swimming & Water Safety Tips for Families

Monday, June 29

4:00 PM EST

Love swimming? What are your next steps?

 

Closures, Cancellations and Re-opening

As the continued risks associated with the COVID-19 pandemic evolve, this document will be updated regularly. 

Please read posted signage for any use restrictions and ensure you follow all recommended health guidelines such as physical distancing, washing/sanitizing your hands, etc.