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Financial Assistance

Ask us about our Leisure Access Program for recreation and fitness classes offered at our City of Dawson Creek facilities.

Leisure Access Program – application form 

Facility Rentals

For details on how to rent the following facilities, call the numbers below:

Call the Community Services Office 250-784-3604 for details on booking:

  • Memorial Arena,
  • Kin Arena,
  • Ball Diamonds
  • Soccer Fields
  • In-town parks

To book the Kenn Borek Aquatic Centre, call 250-782-SWIM.

Refund, Transfer and Credit Policy

NOTE: Credit must be used within one year. For more details, please call the office.

Registered Drop In Programs (ie. Public Skate, Drop in Hockey)
Registration in effect for these programs. A credit or refund will be issued when one or more of the following criteria is met:

  • The City of Dawson Creek cancels a registered drop in program.
  • The customer provides 48 hours cancellation notice to reception staff:
  • Staff are able to resell the spot.

A credit or refund will be issued when one or more of the following criteria is met: 

  • The City of Dawson Creek cancels a program.
  • The customer provides appropriate cancellation notice to a front desk clerk:
    • Seven (7) days cancellation notice prior to course start date is required for most courses.
    • Camps and some courses may require more than 7 days notice – please inquire at time of registration.
  • Customer provides a doctor’s note immediately:
    • Credit/refund is only for the remaining days of the program AND therefore can only start the day reception staff receives the note (not for any days prior).
  • There is a waitlist and staff are able to resell customer space.

A credit or refund will be issued when the customer provides appropriate Withdrawal/Cancellation notice to reception staff:

  1. Regular rentals (ie. seasonal practice, birthday parties, etc):
    • 7 days’ notice of cancellation is required for regular rentals such as birthday parties, seasonal practice, etc.
  2. Special Events (ie. Swim Meet, Tournaments, Triathlon, etc.):
    • 30 days’ notice of cancellation is required for Special Events.


  • Transfers to a different class is permitted when the pool is notified 7 days prior to the course start date, or at the recommendation of the instructor.

Register for Programs

3 Easy Ways to Register for Programs (payment due at time of registration):

  1. Online: www.dawsoncreek.ca/register
  2. By phone: 250-784-3604
    1. Note: Visa Debit cards do not work for phone in registration.
  3. In person: Register for pool or recreation programs at either location (some exceptions): 
    1. Community Services at City Hall, 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday.
    2. Kenn Borek Aquatic Centre during operational hours.