COMMUNITY RECREATION
E-NEWSLETTER
Winter 2021
Skate at one of the City's 24 outdoor rinks this winter. Prince George's Community Associations volunteer to maintain these rinks each year. Sign up to help.
Greetings!
The Community Recreation E-Newsletter provides you ways to get active and have fun safely this winter. Prince George offers abounds of natural beauty in all seasons, including snow-topped trees and clear blue skies in the winter, so, where possible, get outside and enjoy our winter city! In this edition, you'll find a variety of indoor, outdoor, and virtual activities from the City and non-profit organizations to stay social and keep your mind and body active.

We're also looking for your thoughts on how the City can support these community recreation and well-being programs. Tell us which programs and services are important to you. Take the Community Recreation and Well-Being Survey.
AQUATICS & ARENAS
BOOK A SWIM
Sign up to swim laps or bring your family to the pool. Browse the schedule and register online. The hot tub, main pool, and lanes are open. Waves, the sauna and steam room, and fitness centre are currently not available. Make sure to bring a mask and review the COVID-19 safety rules before your next swim.
INDOOR WALKING AT CN CENTRE
Take a break from chilly weather or icy conditions and book a walking session at the CN Centre. Up to 4 sessions are available, 5 days a week.

Drop-ins are not available, but you can book a 90-minute session an hour before a session starts or up to two business days in advance.
COMMUNITY RECREATION PROGRAMS
CALEDONIA NORDIC MASTERS PROGRAM (18+)
Caledonia Nordic Ski Club
Join the masters program; be part of the Caledonia Nordic ski community and enjoy a COVID safe facility. View their expanded programs for more opportunities to join based on your level of skiing, fitness, and style.
CREATE ART
Winter Art Classes at Two Rivers Gallery
Two Rivers Gallery offers a variety of online and in-person programs for children and adults to spark creativity. Check out their website to find the course for you and your family today!
WINTER REGISTRATION STARTS JAN. 11
College Heights Community Association
Register online for the College Heights Community Association's winter programs. Youth can try out Home Alone, Red Cross babysitting, and yoga programs. Adults can join quilting, scrapbooking, or yoga.

LEADERSHIP AND FUN FOR YOUNG WOMEN (10-19 yrs.)
Job's Daughters
Job's Daughters is an organization for young women between 10-19 years old. They offer fun times, leadership opportunities, and life-long friendships. They're currently hosting meetings and fun activities via Zoom due to gathering bans surrounding COVID-19, but will return to in-person meetings as soon as it is safe to do so!
LEADERSHIP SKILLS FOR YOUTH AGES 9-12
Navy League of Canada
Develop leadership, seamanship, and team-building skills in youth (ages 9-12). Join the Navy League of Canada to participate in many activities, including classroom-based learning, band, camping, sports, outdoor training, drills, and First Aid. Youth ages 9 to12 can attend Parade Nights on Mondays from 6:00pm to 9:30pm at the Connaught Youth Centre (1491 17th Avenue).
LEADERSHIP SKILLS FOR YOUTH AGES 12-18
Sea Cadets - 158 Grizzly
The Sea Cadets participate in many activities to build leadership, seamanship and team-building skills in youth. Youth ages 12-18 can participate in a variety of activities on Thursdays (Parade Night) from 6:00pm to 9:30pm at the Connaught Youth Centre (1491 17th Avenue), including classroom-based learning, band, camping, sports, outdoor training, drills, and First Aid.
NEW HORIZONS BAND AND THE MULTI-GENERATIONAL BAND
Alban Classical Artists
Join one of our two bands and meet weekly. The New Horizons Adult Band meets Mondays from 6:30pm to 9:00pm. There is a fee for this class. The Multi-generational band is for beginners of all ages and is free. This group meets Tuesdays from 5:30pm to 6:30pm.
COLDSNAP WINTER MUSIC FESTIVAL
PG Folk Festival
Coldsnap 2021 will be an exciting, safe, and comfortable live music festival! The festival will run from January 29 to February 6 and will perform in front of a small, but live audience, if permitted by Public Health Orders.

Thanks to our funders and sponsors, ColdSnap will also be livestreaming the shows and continuing our daytime outreach series online.
ACTIVE LIVING AT PARKS
OUTDOOR ICE RINKS
Find them in your neighbourhood, at your school, or at Exhibition Park
The City partners with the School District, Community Associations, and the Outdoor Ice Oval Society to offer outdoor skating at rinks. Volunteers from 7 local Community Associations flood and maintain 23 outdoor ice rinks throughout neighbourhoods in the City. The Prince George Outdoor Ice Oval, a 400-metre long facility open to recreational and speed skaters, is operated by the Outdoor Ice Oval Society of Prince George.

Lace up your skates and glide on the ice! Skate rentals are temporarily unavailable.
Skiing at Cottonwood Island Park
EXPLORE PRINCE GEORGE'S WINTER WONDERLAND
Ski, snowshoe, and hike at over 100+ km of trails right in the City
The City of Prince George provides more than 100km of trails that provide fantastic winter recreation opportunities, including hiking, snow-shoeing, and even cross-country skiing. The City works to clear parking lots at City parks and trails in order to enhance access, and will even clear snow from popular walking trails as time, resources, and weather conditions allow. Looking for recreation options this winter? Check the listing of our trails on the City website for information about trail length, features, and difficulty.
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