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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Yoga in the Iyengar Tradition – Masset

March 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 11, 2021

Classes are taught in the Iyengar yoga tradition, with the use of props and careful attention to alignment. Each class builds progressively upon the previous class to develop strength, balance, mobility and flexibility. All levels welcome.
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Creative Dance – Masset (5 – 6 years)

March 5 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday, repeating until March 12, 2021

Explore the basic building blocks of ballet/contemporary dance forms through creative play, storytelling and music. This program focuses on social-emotional development through interactive games using movement vocabulary drawn from contemporary and ballet dance forms. Little ones develop a sense of autonomy with opportunities to share and express their creative voices.  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 – 12 Years)

March 5 @ 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:45 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until March 12, 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 10-12 year old Dance Troupe: alison.keery@hotmail.com
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Contemporary Dance – Masset – Ages 7 – 9

March 8 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15 pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until March 10, 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.  Each week we work together to build a piece of choreography using the EXPRESS DANCE Method designed by Karen & Allen Kaeja. 
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Creative Movement – Masset – (0 – 4 Years)

March 10 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Wednesday, repeating until March 10, 2021

Explore moving for and with your little one.  Promote parent-child 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. Using props*, our bodies and our voices we can really have FUN! No dance experience necessary just your enthusiasm!
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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.