Move. Play. Grow.

With registered & drop-in programs island-wide, Haida Gwaii Recreation helps all ages and abilities move, play & grow! From fitness bootcamps to pottery classes, we value quality, consistency & innovation. Register or drop-in to a program today led by one of our skilled instructors.

2020 Programs have arrived!

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Our 2020 programs aim to build connections, get people moving & offer growth in skills and abilities. From Fitness Bootcamp to Beginner Pottery, we offer a wide variety of programs built to help you meet your goals in a relaxed and 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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FAMILY SPORTS NIGHT-QUEEN CHARLOTTE

February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 10, 2020

Tuesdays from 6-7 PM, join us for family sports night at the GKNSS gym. These sessions feature open gym time as well as some skills guidance in selected sports and games. Kids from pre-school to pre-teen are welcome. Parent or delegated guardian required for kids under 10 years of age. See you at the Charlotte High School gym!
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VOLLEYBALL-QUEEN CHARLOTTE

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 10, 2020

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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Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi

February 29 - May 13
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Taoist Tai Chi® arts Promoting Vitality and Well-Being & Reducing Costs to Public Health Care Services Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism is a volunteer, not for profit registered charity. We are a global volunteer organization active in 25 countries. ® ™ Trademarks of Certmark Holdings Co. Ltd., used under license by Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism Registered Charity #11893 4371 RR0001
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SHITO RYU SATOKAI KARATE-HLGAAGILDA/QUEEN CHARLOTTE

March 2 @ 6:00 pm - April 29 @ 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until March 18, 2020

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until January 13, 2020

Shito Ryu Satokai Karate is classical karate taught in the traditional Okinawan style. Come out and learn self-defense with a certified karate instructor!
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PICKLEBALL/BADMINTON – QUEEN CHARLOTTE

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until May 27, 2020

"The fastest growing sport in North America". Pickleball is a racquet sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis. Two, three, or four players use solid paddles made of wood or composite materials to hit a perforated polymer ball, similar to a wiffle ball, over a net. The sport shares features of other racquet sports, the dimensions and layout of a badminton court, and a net and rules similar to tennis, with a few modifications.
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FLOOR HOCKEY-QUEEN CHARLOTTE

March 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until April 10, 2020

Custom Hockey is a stick and ball game played indoors, usually in the style of Ice Hockey, and played on flat floor surfaces, such as a gymnasium or a basketball court. As in other Hockey codes, players on each team attempt to shoot a ball or puck into a goal using sticks, usually with a curved end.
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INDOOR SOCCER-QUEEN CHARLOTTE

March 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until June 8, 2020

Indoor soccer or arena soccer (known internationally as indoor football, minifootball, fast football, floorball or showball) is a game derived from association football adapted for play in a walled indoor arena.
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BROWN BAG LUNCH & LEARN: PUBLIC SPEAKING 101 – QUEEN CHARLOTTE

March 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 18, 2020

Public Speaking 101 is a 6-week program for only one hour every Wednesday at lunch, led by former Toastmaster Ellen Foster. The group sessions are designed to be interactive and will provide tips on leadership skills, interview skills, creating a good first impression and how to be an improved Public Speaker. Find your voice and join Ellen for both fun and great group learning!
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WHITECAPS FC SKILLS CAMP – SPRING BREAK – HAIDA GWAII

March 14 @ 9:30 am - March 16 @ 4:30 pm
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One event on March 17, 2020 at 9:30 am

Play like a pro! Join Whitecaps FC Northwest on Haida Gwaii for a 2.5 day skills training camp in your community! These Spring Break camps are designed to build players' knowledge of soccer & their abilities on the field through drills & scrimmages led by skilled coaches. Open to all youth (co-ed) ages 8 - 14 years, with two camps north & south island.
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AYO: ART, YOGA & OUTDOOR ADVENTURES – SPRING BREAK CAMP – SKIDEGATE/QUEEN CHARLOTTE

March 16 @ 8:30 am - March 20 @ 3:00 pm
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One event on March 23, 2020 at 8:30 am

Spend your Spring Break with Jamie & Karen, in partnership with the QC & Skidegate Youth Centres, exploring themes like respect, responsibility & interconnection through yoga, arts, crafts and adventures!  Each day will start with yoga activities followed by snacks and crafts like painting and printmaking. Youth will go on outdoor adventures in the community each day, play interactive games and spending time at the parks.  Open to kids ages 7-12 years. Sign up for one week or both weeks!
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SCIENCE & CREATIVITY CAMP – QUEEN CHARLOTTE

March 23 @ 9:00 am - March 27 @ 3:00 pm

Inspire the next generation of scientists with a week of science-related experiments, crafts & outdoor activities! Led by Natalie Weder, this day camp over Spring Break at the Queen Charlotte Youth Centre will expand curious minds with hands-on experiments, activities, & cool demos!  All snacks and materials are provided, registrants are just asked to bring a packed lunch.
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CAT LEAPS GYMNASTICS – QUEEN CHARLOTTE – (APRIL 2020)

April 27 - May 1
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until April 27, 2020

Children will: *learn fundamental movements such as rolling, jumping, safe landings and more *progress based on their individual skill level and abilities *gain confidence in themselves as well as a better awareness of their moving bodies *play games and explore ciruits while increasing spacial awareness *have a ton of fun!
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AGATE MAN TRIATHLON-MASSET

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

A minimum of 20 pre-registrations are needed by JUNE 28, 2020 to keep this race sustainable. So make sure to register before JUNE 28, 2020 and receive your limited edition AGATE MAN 2020 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
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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.