December 4, 2017 Community Newsletter

Winter 2018 Leisure Guide

The Winter 2018 Leisure Guide is now available! The District of Sparwood is proud to offer a wide range of activities and events for the whole family! Pick up your copy at the Leisure Centre or download your copy by clicking here.

Canada 150 Skate

Sunday December 10, 2017 
2:45 - 4:45 pm 
Sparwood Arena 

Skate Canada and the Fernie Skating Club Presents the Coolest Skating Party in Canada! Come share our love for skating while we celebrate Canada too! Lots of give away items and  cake.  
Events: skating show tribute, skating instruction, power skating and shinny, jelly bean guessing contest, bean bag toss and more. 

CP Holiday Train

Monday December 11, 2017
Arrival 3:35 pm 
Event 3:45- 4:15 pm
Behind the Leisure Centre 

Join us to celebrate the holidays with musical guests. Bring a cash or healthy food donation to support families in need. Enjoy the half-hour performance featuring:  Alan Doyle and The Beautiful Band

Employment Opportunity

The Sparwood Leisure Centre is now accepting applications for the positions of Regular Part-time Lifeguard and Casual on Call Lifeguard. The successful applicant’s primary responsibilities are for the safe supervision of the public in the aquatic centre. Lifeguards supervise and ensure the safety of pool users in accordance with established safety guidelines, provide lifesaving skills including first aid as required and ensure proper day to day maintenance and cleanliness of pool and surrounding areas. Interested persons must be reliable, physically fit, able to work flexible hours and have excellent customer service skills.

Applications may be submitted via email to or in person at 367 Pine Avenue, Sparwood BC.

For a complete job description please visit

Family Fun Night "Red & Green"

Saturday December 23, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Regular drop in fee

Join us for underwater pictures with Santa. Lots of red and green activities planned, Candy Cane Hockey, Pin the Star on the Christmas Tree, Hot Present Toss, Name That Tune and much more. 

Junior Lifeguard

January 16 - February 15, 2018  
Tuesdays & Thursdays 3:30 - 4:30 pm

Junior Lifeguard for ages 8 - 12 years offers a unique aquatic alternative for those kids who really love the water. JL keeps kids interested and active in aquatics especially quick learners and those caught between levels or programs. Participants will work through the Canadian Swim Patrol Program, (CSP) is a three level Pre-Bronze award progression that delivers “work hard / play hard” training. Rookie, Ranger, Star Patrol each have 3 modules : Water Proficiency , Recognition & Rescue, First Aid  The purpose of the CSP is to take young swimmers beyond the learn to swim program and to provide them with basic lifesaving skills.
Participants must have the ability to swim 200m. 

Sparwood Community Newsletter

Want to know what's going on in your community?  Find all the information you need to know in the Sparwood Community Newsletter 

What's Inside....  

  • Elk Valley Access Pass
  • Sparwood Skating Club Winter Exhibition
  • Sparwood Annual Food Drive
  • Registered Fitness Classes
  • Pre Teen Night
  • Notice of Auction Sale of Surplus Goods

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District of Sparwood Community & Facility Services 
367 Pine Avenue, Box 520 Sparwood, B.C. V0B 2G0 
Phone: 250.425.0552/ Fax: 250.425.0551/ Email: