The Community Services Department is excited to share with you upcoming activities, special events and courses that will be offered in the month of October 2014. 

Babysitters Course

The Canadian Red Cross Course is aimed towards children ages 11-15.  It teaches the business of babysitting, creating safe environments while caring for babies to school age children and being able to handle emergencies and basic first aid situations.


Date:  October 18  & 19

Time:  9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Cost:  $94.64 + Tax

Prerequisite: ages 11+

Completion Requirements:   100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam


To register:  call the North Peace Leisure Pool at 250.787.8178, visit the pool in person, or register online at Babysitters Course registration



Make a Splash at the Pool

Fall Red Cross Lesson Registration

The first fall lesson set will be from October 6 to November 9.  The second set will run from November 17 until December 18.  Registration for lessons can be done in-person, over-the-phone (250.787.8178), or online by clicking here.


Family Night

The first Monday of each month is Family Night from 6-7pm in the Leisure Pool.  Come on down for some fun & games on October 9!  Regular Admission applies.


New Fall/Winter Pool Schedule
We are excited to present our new schedule for the fall/winter.  Please click on the schedule to the left for the link to view the times.  


Tween & Teen Night

An evening just for our youth!  Games! Fun! Food!

Date:  Thursday October 23

Time:   Tweens 7:30-9:00pm; Teens 9:00-10:30pm

Admission:   $5.00; Includes Drink & Snack



Walk to Newfoundland

Once again the Pomeroy Sport Centre will be the host to the ever-popular Walking Track Challenges!  Start the fall season with a great workout!  This walking challenge will start in Fort St. John and travel across the nation crossing by Edmonton, Winnipeg, Thunder Bay, Ottawa, Quebec, Labrador and will finish at St John, NL. This challenge is approximately 7,498 km and will go for 6 weeks. 

  • Start date: Monday, September 29
  • End date: Sunday, November 9
  • Registration is FREE and you can register any time during the challenge!
  • Sign-up with a Customer Service Representative at the Visitor Centre (located on the first level of the Pomeroy Sport Centre)
  • These challenges are only for laps completed on the Northern Vac Track
  • Each lap around the Northern Vac Track will equal 20 km.  
  • Track your laps on the tracking sheets provided at the Visitor Centre
  • Have fun!

 For more information please visit:  Walking Challenge  



Dates to Remember
September 29 - November 9:  Walk to Newfoundland Challenge
October 6 - November 9:  Fall Red Cross Lessons
October 9:  Family Night at the pool
October 18 & 19:  Babysitters Course
October 23:  Tween & Teen Night at the pool
November 21:  Santa Parade    
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The City of Fort St. John is excited to announce that Fort St. John was the winning regional community to host a
2015 Canada Winter Games
Community Torch Celebration event.
Thank you to everyone who voted online. We will have more details about the event soon!