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We are adjusting operations over the next few weeks as we move into Phase 3 of BC’s restart plan. Please note, this will not be an immediate process and we ask for everyone’s patience during this transition period. Check back here regularly for updates as changes are made. 

We will continue to monitor Public Health Guidelines. Staff and Public safety continue to be our number one priority. Thank you to everyone for your continued cooperation and kindness to each other and our staff during this pandemic.

  • Effective July 1:
    • Masks are no longer mandatory at our programs/facilities. They are recommended for those not fully vaccinated and those who wish to wear one. Please be considerate and respectful of each other.
    • Anyone feeling sick is asked to stay home.
    • Programs are now open to everyone (no longer limited to local area residents).

Preschool/Youth Programs

Be sure to also check out these free programs in the “Programs/Activities for All Ages” section at the bottom of this page:

  • Shell’s Slice of Summer
  • Engage Sport North Fitness Walks 

Park Play Days (Ages 0 – 6 years) *FREE Progam*
Park Play Days are an opportunity to get out and enjoy local parks around town with your child! Enjoy traditional park games and an introduction to physical literacy. Equipment and instruction provided by Engage Sport North. Program runs rain or shine. Adult participation required. Advance registration recommended – limited space. Will take drop in if space available. 
Click here to view course dates & times. Register online, register by phone (250-784-3604) or register in person at City Hall (downstairs at the Community Services Office). 

Soccer (Ages 4 – 16 years)
The City of Dawson Creek in partnership with South Peace Junior Soccer, will be offering soccer for youth on Saturdays, starting June 12. Skilled coaches from SPJS will be focusing on skills and drills during each session; the ratio will be 1 instructor to 10 children. Registrants will need to bring their own soccer ball, water, appropriate clothing and footwear as well as sunscreen. 
Registration opens May 31 (Online at 7:30am, in person/by phone at 8:45am)
Click here to view course dates & times
Register online, register by phone (250-784-3604) or register in person at City Hall (downstairs at the Community Services Office). 

Youth Ball Hockey (Age 5 – 8 years AND 7.5 – 15 years)
This beginner’s course focuses on the fundamentals of the game, proper ball handling techniques, passing and more. Youth will be divided into groups based on age and ability. Equipment required: Helmet with faceguard, gloves, running shoes, (shin pads optional). Plastic stick will be provided.
Click here to view course dates & times.
Register online, register by phone (250-784-3604) or register in person at City Hall (downstairs at the Community Services Office).

Where the Wild Things Are Camp (Ages 7.5 – 12 years)
This camp is designed for the adventurous one! Daily outdoor activities include learning to use a compass, building a fire, hiking the terrain and knowing what to do if lost in the woods! Camp will run rain or shine. What to bring: weather appropriate clothing, walking shoes, water bottles, lunch, sunscreen, bug spray.
Click here to view course dates & times. Register online, register by phone (250-784-3604) or register in person at City Hall (downstairs at the Community Services Office).

Archery Camp (Ages 7.5 – 15 years)
Kids, give archery a try this summer! This camp is designed as a beginner to intermediate program for kids wanting to try it out AND gain more than just a basic knowledge. Kids are bound to have lots of fun in this safe, supervised environment. Camp will run rain or shine. What to bring: weather appropriate clothing, water bottles, sunscreen, bug spray.
Click here to view course dates & times. Register online, register by phone (250-784-3604) or register in person at City Hall (downstairs at the Community Services Office).

Farmington Fairways Golf Camp (Ages 7.5 – 12 years)
Join instructor Sebastian Rigsby for 5 jam-packed days of golf skill development, with a full round of golf and BBQ on Friday. Camp will run rain or shine.  Please note, transportation not provided; pick up and drop off is at the clubhouse at Farmington Fairways. What to bring: set of golf clubs, weather appropriate clothing, walking shoes, water bottles, lunch, sunscreen, bug spray.
Click here to view course dates & times.
Register online, register by phone (250-784-3604) or register in person at City Hall (downstairs at the Community Services Office).

Cricket Camp (Ages 7.5 – 15 years)
Cricket is a fun bat-and-ball game played between two teams. During this camp we will focus on the skills and finer points of the game; this camp is great for beginner to intermediate levels. Camp will run rain or shine. What to bring: weather appropriate clothing, water bottles, sunscreen, bug spray.
Click here to view course dates & times. Register online, register by phone (250-784-3604) or register in person at City Hall (downstairs at the Community Services Office).

Adult/Senior Programs

Be sure to also check out these free programs in the “Programs/Activities for All Ages” section at the bottom of this page:

  • Shell’s Slice of Summer
  • Engage Sport North Fitness Walks

Vinyasa Yoga (Flow) (Ages 15+ years) *FREE program*
Program is sponsored by Borek Construction. Join our instructor, Sarah Miller, as she takes you through Vinyasa style yoga. This yoga (commonly referred to as “flow yoga”), is characterized by stringing postures together so that you move from one to another, seamlessly, using breath. Bring a mat, block, water and comfortable clothing. All abilities welcome. Must submit a Get Active Questionnaire prior to the first day of class.*Youth 15 – 18 years must have written consent from a parent/guardian. 
Click here to view course dates & times.
Register online, register by phone (250-784-3604) or register in person at City Hall (downstairs at the Community Services Office).

Programs/Activities for All Ages

Shell’s Slice of Summer *FREE Event*
Join Shell and the City of Dawson Creek for two fun-filled days of FREE activities! Geocaching, Find the Faeries, Leprechaun Lookout, Carnival Caravan and more awaits all those who register! Open to all ages! Click here to view program dates & times. Register online, register by phone (250-784-3604) or register in person at City Hall (downstairs at the Community Services Office).

Engage Sport North Fitness Walk *FREE program*
Fitness Walks are a great way to get out, enjoy some fresh air and re-energize your body! Guided by Engage Sport North Staff, equipment free fitness stations will be set up along the walking trail and adapted exercises will also be featured for persons with mobility issues or looking to take it easy! All registrants will be entered into a draw to win a prize after the walk. Program will run rain or shine. Click here to view program dates & times. Register online, register by phone (250-784-3604) or register in person at City Hall (downstairs at the Community Services Office).