Building a Stronger Haida Gwaii.

Whether it’s getting together with friends, or achieving a fitness goal, Haida Gwaii recreation is built to create a stronger community. It’s our mission to foster an inviting recreation environment that is accessible to everyone on Haida Gwaii.

Recreation for Everyone in our Community

Supporting the Growth of Our Community

Got an awesome idea? A concern about one of our programs? Feel free to reach out to us and we’ll be happy to help you. We’re always open to ideas and are available four days a week to communicate directly with you.

Contact us at 250-626-5652 or via email at

Our History

Dedicated to building an active Haida Gwaii.

Established in 1980, the Haida Gwaii Regional Recreation Commission (HGRRC) is a registered non-profit society. It was created to build and support island-wide recreation and leisure programming. With our goal being to build healthy individuals, families and communities, we provide quality recreation programs, services and events that enhance the quality of life for all Haida Gwaii residents.

Our Community Governance

Dedicated to helping our community grow together.

Incorporated March 20, 2001, the HGRRC is structured to pursue grants and additional funding from non-government and community recreation-based grants, program fees, donation and other sources. Commission membership and Society directorship are reviewed yearly at Annual General Meetings.

Community members interested in becoming a Commissioner or Member-at-Large must submit a letter of intent outlining their interest and experience in recreation to the HGRRC at least seven (7) days prior to the Annual General Meetings.


Seven Island-wide representatives make up the Commission. The current Commission members are as follows:

Society Directors

Six directors make up the HGRRC Society, the organization used to pursue grants and additional funding to support programming island-wide. The current HGRRC Society Board of Directors is as follows:


Four employees make-up the day-to-day contacts and life blood of the commission. The current HGRRC employees are as follows:


The Haida Gwaii Recreation Commission is a non-profit society operated by a volunteer board of directors. If you’re interested in being a part of our team, either as a volunteer or an instructor, fill out the form below. Our mandate is to provide recreational opportunities to all communities on Haida Gwaii.