GaW/Masset Programs

GaW/Masset Programs2018-12-11T23:41:33+00:00

Get Active, Get Healthy, Get Started Today.

It’s never been so easy to get involved in the most popular recreation activities in Haida Gwaii! Whether you’ve been involved with our programs for a long time, or are just getting started, our registered programs are sure to make you a fitness fanatic.

2019 Programs have arrived!

Register today to guarantee yourself a spot.

No matter your fitness level, our 2019 programs will help you feel and live better. From Latin Dance to Fitness Bootcamp, we offer a wide variety of programs built to help you meet your fitness goals in a relaxed, fun environment. All of our instructors are friendly, amenable and dedicated to your success. It’s because of them that we’re able to provide such a diverse group of programs.

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THE HORSES FOR HAIDA GWAII PROJECT-PORT CLEMENTS

August 8, 2017 - December 31, 2019

Sharing the equine experience. Personalized experiences for every horse curious, and horse crazy individual. We're Happy to tailor experiences to every rider level and every discipline.
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AFTERNOON SKATE WITH MASSET SKATE PARK SOCIETY-MASSET

January 15 @ 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 12, 2019

Drop-In Skateboarding classes for all ages. Just learn to cruise on your own or ask for tips from one of the instructors. Boards and safety gear supplied, FREE of charge.
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Yoga in the Iyengar Tradition with Jenn/SOLD OUT-MASSET

January 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 26, 2019

These yoga classes will be taught in the Iyengar yoga tradition, with the use of props and careful attention to alignment.  All levels welcome. Yoga mats and props are provided.
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BADMINTON-MASSET

January 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 2019

Badminton is a racquet sport played using racquets to hit a shuttlecock across a net. Although it may be played with larger teams, the most common forms of the game are "singles" (with one player per side) and "doubles" (with two players per side).
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TOTAL BODY CONDITIONING-PORT CLEMENTS

January 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until February 21, 2019

Get fit, feel great and raise your fitness level with Pilates/Boot Camp/Circuit/Kick Boxing fusion!
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ARCHERY 101/YOUTH AND ADULT CLASSES-MASSET

January 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 20, 2019

This program is aimed at new and beginner archers who are interested in learning the basics of archery and developing their shooting with guided practice at a range. At the end of the program students will have an understanding of use and care of equipment, standard range procedures, correct shooting technique and strategies for improving their shooting. We will be shooting traditional style using re-curve bows. Students can use their own equipment from home provided that the bow has a suitable draw weight and arrows are correctly matched.
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SURF FIT-MASSET

January 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until February 13, 2019

Surf Fit is a dry-land surf cross training program.  Over the course of 10 sessions, participants will focus on sport specific elements of surfing:  stamina, strength, balance, flexibility, explosive power, and breath work.  This class is open to all levels of surfers, ages 16+.
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BASKETBALL-MASSET

January 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

Basketball is a team sport played by two teams of five players on a rectangular court. The objective is to shoot a ball through a hoop 18 inches in diameter and mounted at a height of 10 feet to backboards at each end of the court.
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TSINI BALL (35+)-MASSET

January 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 21, 2019

Basketball is a team sport played by two teams of five players on a rectangular court. The objective is to shoot a ball through a hoop 18 inches in diameter and mounted at a height of 10 feet to backboards at each end of the court.
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ALTERNATE FITNESS/FREE-MASSET

January 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until December 30, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

Alternate Fitness Program is a FREE modified fitness class for those of middle-age and seniors, who would like bring some fitness into their lives. It is also open specifically for those at risk for, or currently living with, chronic diseases such as diabetes, osteoporosis, and arthritis. Instructors will lead you through a series of cardio, strength, flexibility and balance exercises to eventually make a more mobile and healthier YOU.
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Creative Movement and Beginner Ballet for 4-6 year Olds-Masset

January 19 @ 9:30 am - 10:20 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Saturday, repeating until February 9, 2019

Creative Movement and Beginner Ballet for 4-6 year Olds For kids who love to skip, jump and spin.  A fun introduction to basic dance technique.  We will create dances inspired by stories and a wide variety of music.
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Contemporary Dance and Ballet for 7-11 Year Olds-MASSET

January 19 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Saturday, repeating until February 9, 2019

Contemporary Dance and Ballet for 7-11 Year Olds. Learn contemporary dance and ballet technique. Work on a piece of choreography and practice creating dances.
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Yoga in the Iyengar Tradition with Ainsley/SOLD OUT-MASSET

January 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Monday, repeating until March 4, 2019

These yoga classes will be taught in the Iyengar yoga tradition, with the use of props and careful attention to alignment.  All levels welcome. Yoga mats and props are provided. 
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VOLLEYBALL-MASSET

January 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until May 27, 2019

Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net. Each team tries to score points by grounding a ball on the other team's court under organized rules.
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SENIORS’ YOGA/FREE-PORT CLEMENTS

January 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 14, 2019

Learn to respect your body and discover its intelligence as you stretch, strengthen, open and relax. This is a FREE class.
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CONTEMPORARY DANCE FOR ADULTS-QUEEN CHARLOTTE

January 30 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 20, 2019

Bold, Modern, Rhythmic Learn contemporary dance combinations and basic modern/contemporary technique. Open to all levels. Wear comfortable clothing & bare feet or soft-soled clean shoes.
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PAINTING WITH MANZANITA SNOW/INTERMEDIATE CLASSES-PORT CLEMENTS

February 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until March 24, 2019

Excite yourself…kick start your creativity by immersing yourself in a joyful new activity. An intermediate workshop in watercolour and acrylic painting using unusual techniques and approaches. Mixed media will be added to both watercolour and acrylics this program. People with some experience is recommended. This program will include all supplies i.e. paper, canvasses, paint, brushes etc.
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PAINTING WITH MANZANITA SNOW/BEGINNERS CLASSES-PORT CLEMENTS

February 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday, repeating until March 25, 2019

Excite yourself...kick start your creativity by immersing yourself in a joyful new activity. A beginners workshop in watercolour and acrylic painting using unusual techniques and approaches. This program will include all supplies i.e. paper, canvasses, paint, brushes etc.
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STEVE NASH YOUTH BASKETBALL CLINIC/AGES 8-10-MASSET

March 5 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Monday, repeating until June 4, 2019

Our program follows the Steve Nash endorsed Youth Skills development program which is aimed at teaching, developing and improving technical basketball skills in a fun and exciting environment. All kids are encouraged to sign up regardless of skill level.
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NEW!!! YOUTH AND ADULT DANCE AND MOVEMENT PROGRAMS-MASSET AND QUEEN CHARLOTTE

June 1 - June 30

DANCE AND MOVEMENT-YOUTH AND ADULT PROGRAMS YOUTH-FIND YOUR GROOVE ADULT-BEING BODY AWARE (MOVEMENT AND MINDFULNESS)
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AGATE MAN TRIATHLON-MASSET

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

A minimum of 20 registrations are needed to keep this race sustainable. So make sure to register before JULY 1, 2019 and receive your limited edition AGATE MAN 2019 T-Shirt! Course: 500 m Swim - Pure Lake 20 km Cycle - from Pure Lake Parking lot to Masset Fire Hall 6 km Run - around Delkatla Wildlife Sanctuary Entry Categories: 1. Triathlon - Men's Solo Swim/Bike/Run 2. Triathlon - Women's Solo Swim/Bike/Run 3. Relay of 3 - Swim/Bike/Run 4. Group Fun Event - Enter a relay with as many people as you want placed wherever you want!
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INTERESTED IN BEING PART OF THE HGREC TEAM?

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.