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It’s never been so easy to get involved in the most popular recreation activities in Haida Gwaii! Whether you’ve been involved with our programs for a long time, or are just getting started, our registered programs are sure to make you a fitness fanatic.

2019 Programs have arrived!

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No matter your fitness level, our 2019 programs will help you feel and live better. From Latin Dance to Fitness Bootcamp, we offer a wide variety of programs built to help you meet your fitness goals in a relaxed, 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!!! THE EXPLORADOR PROGRAM-SANDSPIT

September 18 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until December 19, 2019

This program aims to explore personal and group dynamics in a fun and creative way, using drama, music, dance, art, and song along with group activities, journaling, and meditation in order to prepare for a 2-3 week long trip to somewhere in Canada. Participants will learn how to set boundaries, build resilience, work as part of a team, plan and execute a big adventure, and generally explore their own creativity.
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NEW!!! BODY RESISTANCE BLAST-HLGAAGILDA/QUEEN CHARLOTTE

September 18 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:15 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 9, 2019

This low-impact, high-intensity class uses mats, resistance bands and body weight to create a dynamic, challenging workout that will keep you strong, build your core, increase mobility and increase cardiovascular health! It is recommended that you bring a water bottle, towel and comfortable exercise attire to every class. All bodies, fitness levels and genders welcome!
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SHITO RYU SATOKAI KARATE-HLGAAGILDA/QUEEN CHARLOTTE

September 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

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-QUEEN CHARLOTTE

September 18 @ 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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Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi

September 19
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until December 31, 2019

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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NEW!!! DCS BOXING/YOUTH, ADULT WOMEN’S AND ADULT CO-ED BOXING-MASSET

September 19 @ 4:00 pm - 7:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until October 24, 2019

DCS Fitness and Martial Arts is proud to be working in cooperation with Haida Gwaii Rec to bring you a fun, non intimidating 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.
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NEW!!! FIT CAMP-HLGAAGILDA/QUEEN CHARLOTTE

September 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until October 10, 2019

This high-energy, circuit-style class is aimed to provide total body fitness though use of various equipment and dynamic exercise that focus equally on strength, cardio and endurance and works every major muscle group. Exercises can be easily modified to accommodate all levels of fitness to challenge you to achieve your total body fitness goals!
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KIDDING AROUND YOGA/TEACHER TRAINING-MASSET

September 21 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until September 22, 2019

This blended training combines independent learning with two energetic, dynamic days of classroom instruction. You do NOT need prior yoga teacher training to attend KAY training. Kidding Around Yoga is designed for anyone who loves to work with kids. With KAY, you can start your own kid-centered yoga business, enrich your adult classes, bring something special to your academic classroom, or even introduce your own family to the benefits and joys of yoga. This training can enhance your career and change your life and the lives of all of those beautiful young yogis in your future.
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RED CROSS STANDARD FIRST AID COURSE/SOLD OUT-MASSET

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday and Monday, repeating until September 23, 2019

Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Course meets legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines.
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NEW!!! BABY AND ME YOGA-DAAJING GIIDS/QUEEN CHARLOTTE

September 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Sunday, repeating until November 3, 2019

Join us for a six week series focused on rebuilding strength and creating ease in the post-birth body, bonding with baby, and calming the mind. On-site childcare will be available for those with more active infants.
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MUSIC TOGETHER HAIDA GWAII-MASSET

September 24 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until November 26, 2019

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until November 28, 2019

Music Together Haida Gwaii is excited to offer local families Music Together®, an internationally recognized early childhood music and movement program for babies, toddlers, preschoolers . . . and the grownups who love them®. This 10 week semester class will bring music, fun, and play in a relaxed, non-performance-oriented setting. We will make music through developmentally appropriate activities that support and respect the unique learning styles of every child, and parents and caregivers will contribute to the enrichment of their child’s music environment, regardless of their own musical abilities. Music Together offers 45 minutes of PURE FUN with your child every week!
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FLOOR HOCKEY-QUEEN CHARLOTTE

September 25 @ 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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RED CROSS EMERGENCY FIRST AID & CPR C/AED COURSE-MASSET

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Emergency First Aid course (including CPR C) is a Canadian Red Cross course that includes a 3-year certification for all successful candidates.  Candidates of all first aid experiences or backgrounds are welcome to attend. Candidates will learn how to deal with the following emergencies: - Care of a Conscious or Unconscious patient - CPR for Adult, Child and Infant - Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) - Choking for Adult, Child and Infant - Circulatory Emergencies (including Chest Pain, Stroke and Deadly Bleeding) - Breathing Emergencies (including Hyperventilation, Asthma and Severe Allergies) - Basic Wound Care Emergency First Aid (as of September 1, 2018) is also an equivalent award to OFA 1 and is recognized by WorkSafe BC to be used in the workplace.
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CIRCUIT FITNESS-SANDSPIT

October 1 @ 12:00 am - 6:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 3, 2019

Come out and get fit! Circuit classes are interval training, involving weights, cardio, core and strength exercises.
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RED CROSS BABYSITTERS COURSE-MASSET

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This class teaches babysitters and youth working in childcare how to confidently deal with first aid and emergency situations while babysitting. We teach: the basics of early childhood development; safety procedures; what to expect from a variety of age groups; emergency protocol. Learn a variety of games to play, what “healthy snacks” really are, and have fun!
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CREATIVE MOVEMENT AND BEGINNER BALLET/CONTEMPORARY DANCE-SUN STUDIO, QUEEN CHARLOTTE

October 5 @ 11:15 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2019

An event every week that begins at 12:40 pm on Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2019

CONTEMPORARY DANCE AND BALLET (Ages 8 - 12) This class will build on the basics of both contemporary dance and ballet techniques. Dancers will learn 1-2 pieces of contemporary choreography and have opportunities to explore improv and creating their own choreography. CREATIVE MOVEMENT AND BEGINNER BALLET (Ages 5 - 7) A fun introduction to the basics of ballet technique, rhythm and contemporary dance.  We'll create dances inspired by stories and a wide range of music.
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CAT LEAPS GYMNASTICS-SANDSPIT/OCT 7-11

October 7
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 11, 2019

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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PORT CLEMENTS ROD AND GUN CLUB

November 3
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One event on June 16, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on July 19, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on August 18, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on September 15, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on November 3, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on November 17, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on December 15, 2019 at 12:00 am

The PC Rod and Gun Club is your community based club supporting local hunting and fishing interests. Members & Guests, come one, come all! Located on Juskatla Road about 5 km southwest of Port Clements down the logging road.
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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.