Community Newsletter September 19, 2019

Standard First Aid

Saturday, September 28 &
Sunday, September 29, 2019
8:00 am - 4:00 PM 
The Lifesaving Society Standard First Aid certification is now equivalent to Occupational First Aid Level 1 and is approved by WorkSafeBC.

This course is filled with comprehensive training covering all aspects of First Aid, CPR and AED use. 

Whether you need training for employment or simply want to be prepared in the event of an emergency, this course is for you!
Registration $176.94 
Manual $14.00, Pocket Mask $20.00

Elk River Shoreline Clean Up

September 29  
1:00 - 4:00 pm
Sparwood Leisure Centre

Join the Elk River Alliance for this year’s 9th annual Elk River Shoreline Cleanup! Volunteers are encouraged to meet us in Sparwood, Fernie and Elkford to adopt sites along the river to remove refuse and noxious weeds.
Get involved and show your love for the Elk River! Let's keep the Elk River drinkable, swimmable and fishable.

Sparwood's Second Annual Business Scarecrow Competition

Join us as we host our second Business Scarecrow Competition. Show your business has a community spirit by participating in this festive autumn contest. The business with the winning scarecrow will be awarded the Best Scarecrow Award at the 2019 Sparwood Business Awards on October 24th. Registration is open to all businesses. Participation is $25 which includes a stake for your scarecrow and a bag of straw.


Please drop off completed forms or email it to the Sparwood Chamber of Commerce. If you have any questions, please contact the Sparwood Chamber at or call 250-425-2423

Town Hall Meeting

Thursday, October 10, 2019 
Doors will open at 5:30 pm 
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Seniors’ Drop-In Centre 
101 Pine Avenue

Learn what has been accomplished this year and what is planned for the future!
You are invited to share your thoughts on issues that matter to you and the community. Time will be available before and after the panel discussion to ask questions of individual members of Council and Staff, leave comments on topic boards and provide feedback.
Everyone is welcome and encouraged to participate. It’s about working together for a better and stronger Sparwood! If you are not available, please share your ideas and suggestions in writing to
Join the Council and Staff for coffee and snacks!  Enter to win a FitBit Ionic and other door prizes.

For more information click here.

Sparwood Community Newsletter

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What's Inside...   

  • Fall Pool Schedule 
  • Drop-In Dryland Fitness Classes
  • Registered Fitness Classes 
  • Private Swim Lessons
  • First Aid Courses 

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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/