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Community Services offers programs throughout the year for all ages. 

Preschool/Youth Programs

Little Elves Workshop (Ages 30 months – 11 yrs)
Join us for a fun-filled time on December 21! Create Christmas crafts suitable for gift giving or decorating your home, decorate cookies, and play games. Those ages 30 months to 5 years must be accompanied by an adult. Older children must be signed in and out of the program by a parent or guardian. Register now at www.dawsoncreek.ca/register OR call Community Services at 250-784-3604. 
Cost: $6 (30 months – 5 years), $9 (6 – 11 years)

Birthday Parties
Looking to book a birthday party for your preschooler? Click on the yellow Birthday button above for information. 

Back to Basics (Ages 6 – 12 yrs) DROP-IN PROGRAM
This drop in program is a fun way for kids to get back to learning how to make things as well as activities that are basic skills. Children will learn to plant a seedling, hammer a nail, treat a wound, navigation, and more. Go to the Schedules Page (scroll down to Drop In Programs) for dates and times.
Cost: $4.50 / $45 for an 11-session punch card. 

Snow Happy Camp (Ages 6 – 12 yrs)
This camp runs M-F between December 23 – January 3 (excluding Stat holidays) between 9am – 4pm. Celebrate snow! We will be enjoying a variety of activities including snowshoeing, igloo building, tobogganing and more. Join our instructor for a fun filled week of playing in the snow! Bring appropriate outdoor clothing for the weather.*The earliest children can be dropped off is 8:45 am*. 

View Course Dates / Times and Register at www.dawsoncreek.ca/register OR call Community Services at 250-784-3604. 
Cost: $42 daily

Birthday Parties
Looking to book a birthday party for your child? Click on the yellow Birthday button above for information. 

Adult/Senior Programs

Yoga in the Gym (Ages 19+) *FREE DROP IN*
Sponsored by Borek Construction.
Gentle Flow Yoga, open to all adults. Bring a mat, water and comfortable clothing.
Tuesdays (4:45 – 5:45 pm) @ O’Brien Gym, Oct 1 – Dec 3

Adult Drop-In Volleyball (Ages 15+ yrs) DROP-IN PROGRAM
Bring your friends and enjoy a fun recreational volleyball environment on Thursday nights between 6 – 7:30 pm at O’Brien Gym. Net and balls provided. Participants work together to make teams and ensure that everyone gets fair playing time. Please note, those between the ages of 15 -18 yrs must have written parental consent.
Go to the Schedules Page (scroll down to Drop In Programs) for dates and times.
Cost: $6 / $60 for an 11-session punch card

Adult Drop-In Soccer (Ages 15+ yrs) DROP-IN PROGRAM
Keep active this season with the indoor soccer league for adults on Thursday nights between 7:45 – 9:15pm at O’Brien Gym.  Join other soccer players to develop your skills and participate in game play. Please note, those between the ages of 15 -18 yrs must have written parental consent.
Go to the Schedules Page (scroll down to Drop In Programs) for dates and times.
Cost: $6 / $60 for an 11-session punch card

Drop-In Pickleball (Ages 55+ yrs) DROP-IN PROGRAM
One of the fastest growing sports, pickleball is a combination of tennis, ping pong and badminton. Each player has a wood paddle and hits a ball (similar to a whiffle ball) back and forth over a net. Come try it out – it’s lots of fun!!
Go to the Schedules Page (scroll down to Drop In Programs) for dates and times.
Cost:
$6 / $60 for an 11-session punch card (15 – 64 yrs)
$4.50 / $45 for an 11-session punch card (65+ yrs)

ActiveAGE (Ages 65+ yrs) *FREE*
This fun and social program will get you moving in a relaxed and inviting class environment with likeminded people. Classes include discussions and handouts to help your overall health and physical well-being. Class sizes are small so register early; sign up now by calling Community Services at 250-784-3604. 
View Course Dates / Times and Register at www.dawsoncreek.ca/register OR call Community Services at 250-784-3604. 

Choose to Move (Ages 65+ yrs) *FREE*
We’re looking for older adults who want to be more physically active. An activity coach will meet with you and supports you along your path to better health by one-on-one group meetings, monthly group meetings and regular check-in phone calls. Class sizes are limited to twelve (12) so register today! sign up now by calling Community Services at 250-784-3604. 
View Course Dates / Times and Register at www.dawsoncreek.ca/register OR call Community Services at 250-784-3604. 

Programs/Activities for All Ages

Everybody Active Initiative
Everybody Active is a City initiative providing activities, events and ideas that are available to everyone free of charge, to encourage physical activity and well-being. Check out the EveryBODY Active Page!

Family Open Gym *FREE DROP IN*
Sponsored by Borek Construction.
The goal of this free program is to promote physical activity and family togetherness! Join in facilitated group games or do your own thing. (You will have access to the sports equipment room). The sky is the limit!
Wednesdays (5:30 – 7:00 pm) @ O’Brien Gym, Oct 2 – Dec 4