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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CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR – NOVEMBER 28 CRAFT FAIR POSTPONED UNTIL DECEMBER 12, 2020

November 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on November 14, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 28, 2020 at 10:00 am

Support local while staying socially distant this holiday season! Haida Gwaii Recreation is supporting registration for the annual Christmas Craft Fair hosted by the Queen Charlotte City Community Club. You'll find up to 75 local vendors from across the islands selling their handmade goods at the Queen Charlotte Community Hall on November 7, 14, & 28th.
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Introduction to Sourdough Breadmaking

November 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on October 26, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on November 29, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 30, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Learn to make healthy, artisan sourdough bread this fall in the comfort of your home kitchen with a 90-minute virtual baking class! Pour a cup of tea or glass of wine and bake together in real-time with others across the islands.
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Contemporary Dance (8 – 9 Years)

November 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until December 9, 2020

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.
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Contemporary Dance (Masset Dance Troupe Only – 10 – 12 Years)

November 30 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:45 pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until December 16, 2020

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 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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Canadian Firearms Safety Course (PAL)

November 30 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until December 3, 2020

The Possession and Acquisition Licence (PAL) is the primary licence for possession of a firearm and acquisition of ammunition, and it is both required and the only permissible document for an individual to acquire or permanently import a firearm. Registered program, 12 spaces only. To register call Ron at 250-557-4255.
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DCS Boxing (Youth)

December 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 8, 2020

DCS Fitness and Martial Arts is proud to be working in cooperation with Haida Gwaii Rec to bring you a fun, nonintimidating way to begin a life in fitness through Martial Arts Training. We welcome everyone to participate in our Boxing program and we cater to all levels from your first day in the gym to professional level athletes. For more information about DCS go to www.diazcombatsports.com or check out their Instagram page at https://www.instagram.com/diazcombatsports/. Due to COVID-19 registration is pairs-only.
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DCS Boxing (Adult Mixed)

December 1 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 8, 2020

DCS Fitness and Martial Arts is proud to be working in cooperation with Haida Gwaii Rec to bring you a fun, nonintimidating way to begin a life in fitness through Martial Arts Training. We welcome everyone to participate in our Boxing program and we cater to all levels from your first day in the gym to professional level athletes. For more information about DCS go to www.diazcombatsports.com or check out their Instagram page at https://www.instagram.com/diazcombatsports/. Due to COVID-19 registration is pairs-only.
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Fitness with Intervals

December 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until December 11, 2020

NEW! FITNESS WITH INTERVALS Intervals have never been so fun!  Join Adam Griffith-Zahner this winter for Fitness with Intervals, a class designed to incorporate resistance and bodyweight exercises with cardio. Throughout our weeks together, we’ll be reinforcing balance and proper core engagement while also getting our heart rate up and burning calories.  This class is specifically designed […]
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Yoga in the Iyengar Tradition

December 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 17, 2020

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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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.