Community Recreation

Our Community Recreation department offers a wide variety of programs and services throughout the community each year. These programs focus on large community events such as the Easter Egg Hunt and Canada Day as well as registered specialty classes including Cheese-making, Learn to Fish and Kids Can Cook.

Community Events

Each year, Powell River hosts a variety of large scale community events that enhance our community connectedness. These include the Community Easter Egg Hunt, Canada Day Celebrations, Winter Wonderland, and the Community Christmas Light Up. Creating community connections is what we’re all about. Check out our community calendar for a listing of upcoming events.

Children’s Programs (0-12 years)

Our Children’s Recreation Programs provide a safe, fun, and inclusive environment for children aged 0-12 years to participate in leisure and recreational activities. Our programs are build on a child’s capacity to learn, play and be active. Summer Camps, arts, holiday and even food based programs are offered year round so be sure to check our Active Living Guide regularly to see what’s being offered.

Youth & Teen Programs (13-18 years)

Our youth programs are designed to provide youth and teens with some fundamental learning and leadership opportunities within our community. Our popular babysitters and youth leadership training courses are just a couple of the programs we offer as well as the Musical theatre Kids’ program. This area is always growing so be sure to check our Active Living Guide on a regular basis for program updates.

Adult & Seniors Programs

Our adult and senior based programs are geared to providing participants with greater insight into some unique learning opportunities that can be found right in our own backyard. We offer seasonal programs such as the popular Mushroom & Salal Picking, and Oyster picking programs. If you prefer the indoors, we also offer a wide variety of learning opportunities in cheese making and cooking.

Birthday Parties

Celebrate your child’s next birthday at the Powell River Recreation Complex. We offer swimming and skating parties and with every birthday booking, you receive the use of a party room.  Swim Party is $60 and Skating Parties are just $72.80 plus the cost of insurance (skate parties include skate rentals for up to 10 children).

To book your child’s next birthday party, call 604-485-2891.

For more information on Community Recreation programs, please contact:
Shawna Rahier
Community Recreation Coordinator
Tel: 604-485-8902
Email: srahier@powellriver.ca