The Community Services Department is excited to share with you upcoming activities, special events and courses that will be offered throughout January 2015

Home Alone Program

This program, developed by the Canada Safety Council, is designed to provide children 9 - 11 years of age with the necessary skills and knowledge to be safe and responsible when home alone for short periods of time. It will help them understand how to prevent problems, handle real-life situations, and keep them safe and constructively occupied. The program focuses on group discussions, problem solving, role-playing, and instructor-led demonstrations.


The Student Reference Book is designed to allow the program participants to actively participate in class assignments. It provides a review of the program material, as well as additional information that will be of value to the students.


Upon the completion of this program, each child will to able to:

  • Establish a daily routine
  • Manage their time more efficiently
  • Identify what responsibilities they have while being home alone
  • Demonstrate what to do in case of an emergency and how and when to call 911
  • Understand the basics of first aid procedures

Date: January 25

Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm

Cost: $39.05 + tax

Location: North Peace Leisure Pool


To register or more information call the North Peace Leisure Pool at 250.787.8178


Make a Splash at the Pool
Bronze Medallion/Bronze Cross
This is a combined course that will cover both the Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross courses.  Bronze Cross is also worth 2 Grade 11 High School Credits.
Bronze Medallion teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodied in the four components of water rescue education - judgement, knowledge, skill and fitness. Rescuers learn self-rescue techniques, defense and release methods, and tows and carries in preparation for challenging rescues involving conscious and unconscious victims of various types, including spinal injuries and circulatory emergencies. Lifesavers develop stroke efficiency and endurance in a timed swim. Bronze Medallion includes the CPR-A certification.
Bronze Cross is designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of more advanced training including an introduction to safety supervision in aquatic facilities. Candidates develop proficiency at performing patient assessments, managing aquatic spinal injuries, and preventing the loss of life in a variety of aquatic emergencies, while developing stroke endurance and fitness training Bronze Cross includes the CPR-C certification and is one of the pre-requisite awards for all advanced Lifeguarding and Leadership training programs.
Prerequisites: Must have Level 10 swim skills or equivalent. You must be 13 years older or completed Bronze Star - MUST HAVE PROOF OF AGE! Please bring in a government issued form of ID. Failure to do so will result in access to the class being denied.
Cost: $385.60 + tax
Dates and Times:
January 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30 from 7:00pm - 9:00pm
January 10, 31 and Feb 7 from 12:00pm - 9:00pm
Family Swim Night
Hey moms & dads bring your little ones in for some fun & games in the leisure pool on
Monday, January 5 from 6-7pm.  Regular Admission applies.

Family Night- January 15 - Adults swim for free!

It's Family Night at the North Peace Leisure Pool! Partnered with Family Friendly Community - Families in Motion is hosting a Family Night at the NPLP on Thursday, January 15th from 6:00pm - 7:30pm. Families are encouraged to attend and adults swimming with their children (during this time) will be admitted for FREE!


This is a great chance to come down to the pool (and out of the cold), play games, and spend time with your young ones. Remember, children 5 and under are free as well, and youth ages 3 - 18 are only $3 each!


For more information, please contact Megan Hunder at 250-794-3308 or email mhunder@pacificsport.com

Junior Lifeguard Club
Kids learn attitudes and skills that could one day save a life their life, or someone elses. The Junior Lifeguard Club (JLC) is designed to let kids participate in activities similar to those of real lifeguards in a safe, fun and controlled setting. But just as important, kids experience teamwork and a sense of belonging. They become part of a club, the Junior Lifeguard Club.
The Junior Lifeguard Club is a place for kids to:
  • Learn about lifesaving and life guarding
  • Enjoy friendly competition and special events
  • Challenge themselves to aim for personal bests
  • Hang out
  • Get fit
  • Make friends
  • Have a great time
The Junior Lifeguard Club is a unique program, designed as a coaching environment of long-term goals and short-term personal best achievements.
Prerequisites:  Able to  swim 1 length of the pool and tread water for 1 minute
Dates & Times:  Wednesdays from 4:30pm - 6:00pm & Saturdays from 10:30am - 12:00pm
Cost: $210


Winter Red Cross Lesson Registration
The first set of winter lessons will start on January 5.   Registration will open on Friday, November 28.  For this session we are trying out a new lesson schedule. In an effort to help instructors transition from one class to another we have made some alterations to the start time of classes.
The North Peace Leisure Pool appreciates the patience and understanding we receive from our swimmers while we work to improve our lessons. Registration for lessons can be done in-person, over-the-phone (250.787.8178), or online by clicking here.

Pomeroy Sport Centre

Teen/Tween Glow Skate

Looking for some fun on a Saturday night? Grab your friends and come to the Pomeroy Sport Centre on Saturday, January 17 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm for the first Teen/Tween skate on the Oval of 2015! 


With admission, participants will receive glow sticks, free snacks, and access to other on ice activities!


Regular admission rates apply, for more information call 250-794-3262.


Dates to Remember
January 6:  Family Night at the Pool
January 15:  Another Family night at the Pool!
January 17:  Tween/Tween Glow Skate on the Oval
February 6:  Parent and Tot Stick 'n Puck on West Arena
February 6 - 9:  High On Ice Winter Festival
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