The Community Services Department is excited to share with you upcoming activities, special events and courses that will be offered in the month of August 2014. 
Sun-sational Summer Scoop 

Play in the Park

Come enjoy your summer days with the City of Fort St. John and Play in the Park! This is a free program that takes place in different parks throughout the city for the months of July and August. This program runs for two hours each session starting at 9:30am until 11:30am, twice a week Tuesdays and Thursdays, and includes activities like; sports, games, activities and so much more!

All ages are welcome; however the program is designed for children aged 5 and under. Children must be accompanied by an adult during the activities.

For more information on the Play in the Park locations click here.


Pool Fun Nights:

Pool Fun Nights go from 8:30 - 10:00 PM every Tuesday and Thursday throughout August! We will be playing one of the following sports each night:  Inner Tube Water Polo, Basketball, Underwater Hockey, Volleyball, Kayaking & Jousting.  The schedule is up on the city website & regular admission applies.


Teen Volleyball & Swim Nights:
Hey Teens a fun night just for you!  Beach Volleyball & Swimming on Wednesday, August 27 from 7:00-10:30 pm & the cost is only $5.00.

We will play some volleyball in Centennial Park from 7:00 -9:00 pm then move into the NPLP and cool off with a swim until 10:30 pm.


Energetic Amazing Race:
This FREE event is fun for all ages and has been a great success in the past, so get your family together, challenge your neighbors, or get a team at work together.

There is two categories to register to:  Adult or Family.  Registration is now available at the Visitor Centre (located in the Pomeroy Sport Centre).  You must register by 6pm, August 6 and there is a maximum teams accepted this year so register now!
For more information, call 250.785.3033 or email swiebe@fortstjohn.ca.
Date: August 8; 6pm - 8:30pm; SPCA BBQ from 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Motorcycle Poker Run:
Various communities in the Peace Region will be jointly hosting the Second Annual "Peace River Community to Community Poker Run" for motorcycle enthusiasts.

Registration now available at the Visitor Centre (located in the Pomeroy Sport Centre).
For more information, please visit www.fortstjohn.ca/motorcycle-poker-run
Date: August 16; 9am to 5pm; FREE pancake breakfast from 7:30am to 8:30am prior to the event


Dates to Remember
August 8 - Energetic Amazing Race
August 16 -  Motorcycle Poker Run
August 27 - Teen Beach Volleyball & Swim Night
August 29 - Pool Summer Wind Up
August 20 - September 28 - North Peace Leisure Pool shut down
September 6 - Fall Community One Stop Registration
Quick Links

The North Peace Leisure Pool will be shut down from August 30 to September 28
for its annual maintenance so join in on the
Summer Wind-up Pool fun
August 28 from 6pm - 8pm!!