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!

Register today to guarantee yourself a spot.

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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NEW!! INTRODUCTION TO PERFORMING ARTS: MUSICAL THEATRE/YOUTH/QUEEN CHARLOTTE

January 27 @ 3:30 pm - March 2 @ 4:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Monday, repeating until February 11, 2020

Does your child have an interest in performing for an audience? Do they love to sing and dance at home? Join Celina & Yoshiko at Sun Studio in a 5-week musical theatre program for ages 7 - 10. Participants will be encouraged and supported by the instructors to develop their stage presence, confidence, & creativity. Each class will prepare participants for their family-friendly performance at the studio! 
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SHITO RYU SATOKAI KARATE-HLGAAGILDA/QUEEN CHARLOTTE

January 27 @ 6:00 pm - March 25 @ 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

January 27 @ 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

January 27 @ 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

January 27 @ 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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SENIOR’S YOGA/FREE-SKIDEGATE/QUEEN CHARLOTTE

January 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until February 20, 2020

Senior's yoga is a very gentle hatha yoga practice for those who want to build strength and improve balance, mobility and range of motion in their joints and spine. Classes will include meditation, gentle stretching, a balancing sequence and relaxation.
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FAMILY SPORTS NIGHT-QUEEN CHARLOTTE

January 30 @ 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

January 30 @ 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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BROWN BAG LUNCH & LEARN: PUBLIC SPEAKING 101 – QUEEN CHARLOTTE

February 5 @ 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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FAMILY DAY FEAST: SYRIAN CUISINE – SKIDEGATE/QUEEN CHARLOTTE

February 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Family Day is a public holiday in BC with the purpose to give families a chance to spend more quality time together. Join the Syrian families this year in Queen Charlotte for a feast of traditional foods from Syria. Experience a variety of dishes (including many vegetarian options) and enjoy a family-friendly dining experience with music & games. Don't have your family members around? Just bring yourself! Gain and share knowledge of culture & community while celebrating food and time spent with loved ones.
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HAIDA GWAII YOUTH SOCCER LEAGUE ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY

February 20 @ 8:00 am - 11:59 pm

ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM ONLY Coaches will call players for first practice, at which time schedules will be distributed. Please contact your community rep with any questions or concerns.
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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.