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Parks, Trails & Sports Fields

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HPIM3327_1Among many provisions for outdoor leisure activities, you can find soccer and baseball facilities, a skateboard park, senior’s fitness equipment, tennis courts, a horsehoe pit and several playgrounds.

The Dawson Trail winds through the city, providing 4.5 kilometres of opportunity to explore surrounding neighborhoods and parks! 

You can also find an electric car charging station at NAR Park and City Hall. 

Interested in booking an outdoor space for an event? Find out more in the Special Event Application section below. 

Parks and Trails

Dawson Creek has over 35 parks and green spaces within city boundaries. You will find a number of amenities including playgrounds, picnic tables, trails, fitness equpment and more. Click on the Aerial Park Tour below to get a closer look!

There are over 4.5 kilometers of trails in Dawson Creek. The Dawson Creek Walking Trail (Dawson Trail) is part of the Great Trail, also known as the Trans Canada Trail. It’s a great way to get out and see the City. Click on the map below to see where the trail connects.

The trail system and some parks provide pet waste stations, containing bags.

Dawson Trail Aerial Park Tour

Sports Fields

There are a number of sportsfields located throughout the City. To rent a sports field, contact Community Services at 250-784-3604. View the Sports Field User Guide for detailed information

Soccer Fields

  • Paul Loiselle Soccer Park: Full size, mid size and mini size fields, located at 401 116 Ave. 

Ball Diamonds

  • Harry Morrow Ball Park: 4 ball diamonds, located at 501 116 Ave. 
  • Frank Ross Field: 1 ball diamond, located at 92 Ave. and Ravine Drive.
  • Kin Park Fields: 2 ball diamonds, located at 110 Ave. and 10 St. 

Seniors Outdoor Fitness Park

An outdoor recreational facility located in Kin Park on the corner (close to the Tennis courts). The circuit features sixteen (16) user-friendly stations with instructional signage showing proper exercise technique, correct body position and target muscle groups. It’s a great way to stay healthy and fit in the outdoors!

Skateboard Park

Located next to Dawson Creek’s curling rink, this facility has about 10,000 square feet of skating area within the 14,000 square foot park. Users of the park are encouraged to play safe using proper safety equipment,be courteous to others, keep the park clean and have fun!

Special Event Application

Interested in booking an event in one of our parks or outdoor spaces? An application is required:

  1. Fill out the Special Event Permit Application, a minimum of 45 days in advance.
  2. Once complete, email application to recreation@dawsoncreek.ca or drop off at the Community Services Office (downstairs at City Hall 10105 12A St.).
  3. The application will be reviewed; Community Services staff will contact the applicant within 7 days of submission. 

For more information, contact 250-784-3604.

Compost Drop Off Centre 

Located centrally at 941-949 on 99th Ave., this is a service for residents, designed for the collection of green waste that is brought to the City Yard facility and composted. The composted material is then used in the City flower beds. Accepted materials are grass clippings, leaves, garden waste. This site does not accept other materials such as branches, wood waste, rocks, plastic bags, and general waste.