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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Contemporary Dance – Masset – Ages 7 – 9

September 27 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Monday, repeating until December 13, 2021

Students develop a sense of independence and self expression while studying contemporary dance vocabulary.  Each class is built upon the Limon Technique with a heavy focus on improvisation and creative development using the Five Elements of dance, which make the foundation of all dance forms.
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Contemporary Dance (Masset Dance Troupe Only – 10 – 13 Years) – ROUND 1 (Sept/Oct)

September 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until October 28, 2021

An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 28, 2021

Students develop a sense of independence and self-expression while studying contemporary dance vocabulary.  Each class is built upon the Limon Technique with a heavy focus on improvisation and creative development. Class begins with the Limon Floor Sequence, some standing work and a weekly improvisation challenge.  Each week we work together to build a piece of choreography using the EXPRESS DANCE Method designed by Karen & Allen Kaeja. *Class is limited to Masset Dance Troupe participants. Please contact Alison Keery directly for admission to this class if your child/ren are not currently part of the established 10-13 year old Dance Troupe: alison.keery@hotmail.com
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Red Cross Standard or Marine Basic First Aid + CPR (SFA/MBFA) – FULL COURSE – MASSET

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until September 28, 2021

An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until September 29, 2021

Organizations & individuals can email bookkeeper@hgrec.com or call 250-626-5652 to register for the following Standard First Aid + CPR courses & recertification. SFA is a 2-day in-person course that offers lifesaving first aid skills and CPR for adults, children, and babies. Classes are in-person and led by trained local instructors. We offer small class sizes in large venues that allow for min. 6ft/2m distancing. Masking is required indoors at all times under current health orders and when distancing cannot be maintained.
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Creative Movement – Masset – (0 – 4 Years)

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 15, 2021

Explore moving for and with your little one.  Promote parent-child bonding, community bonding and motor development through movement play, physical touch and the celebration of dance! Using a wide variety of music from different cultures little ones are exposed to all sorts of ways of expressing and their grown up is supported and given freedom to express in a safe, non-judgemental atmosphere.
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Creative Dance – Masset (5 – 6 years)

October 6 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 15, 2021

Explore the basic building blocks of ballet/contemporary dance forms through creative play.  This program focuses on social emotional development through interactive games using movement vocabulary drawn from contemporary and ballet dance forms. 
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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.