When, where, and how much?

Outdoor and indoor facilities ensure that the community is well serviced by recreation. The District offers a variety of leisure time programs. Classes for children and adults range from dance and fitness to skating, gymnastics and swimming. Recreational and cultural programs are sponsored by community groups throughout the year.

Don't forget to look at the Leisure Guide that is bursting with information on programs, clubs, fees, hours, and more!

  • Please visit our Document Centre for past and present Leisure Guides and schedules. 

    Summer Pool Schedule

    Effective July 8 - September 2, 2019.
    See the 2019 Recreation Summer Schedule & the 2019 Spring/Summer Leisure Guide for more information.

    • The pool and Leisure Centre will be closed on August 5 (BC Day).
    • There will be limited hours of 1:00 - 4:00 pm on September 2 (Labour Day).
      Activity Day Time
      Early Bird Swim M, W, F 6:30 - 9:30 am
      Gentle Fit M, W 8:30 - 9:15 am
      Aquafit T & Th 8:30 - 9:15 am
      Lane Swim M - F, Sun 12:00 - 1:00 pm
      M - F 5:30 - 6:30 pm
      Sat 1:00 - 2:00 pm
      Sat 5:00 - 6:00 pm
      Family Swim Sun 1:00 - 2:00 pm
      Red Cross Lessons M - F 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
      Public Swim M - Th 1:00 - 4:00 pm
      M - F 6:30 - 9:00 pm
      Sat 2:00 - 5:00 pm
      Sat 6:00 - 8:00 pm
      Sun

      2:00 - 4:30 pm

      M: Monday, T: Tuesday, W: Wednesday, Th: Thursday, F: Friday, Sat: Saturday, Sun: Sunday

      Special Pool Events:

      • Thursday, July 11th 1-3 pm- Beach Day
      • Wed, July 17th 1-3 - Aquablast
      • Tues, July 23rd 1-3 – Ball Swim
      • Thursday, August 1st 1-3 – Groovy Days
      • Wed, August 7th 1-3 – Build-a-Boat
      • Thursday, August 15th 1-3 pm Hawaiian Luau
      • Tues, August 20th 1-3 pm Wacky Relays
      • Wed, August 28th 1-3 pm- Ball Swim
    • Please see the latest Leisure Centre Guide to find information on skating programs, booking the arena and more!

      WINTER SCHEDULE
      Until December 23 and from January 7 - March 17, 2019

    • Don't forget to look at the latest Leisure Centre Guide

      Drop In Rates
      Cost of facilities on on a one time use basis. Gives access to the Pool, Fitness Centre, Skating and Drop In Classes. Does not Expire.

      Drop In Rates
      Infant (2 & under):   FREE
      Preschool (3-5 yrs):   $2.70
      Child (6-12 yrs): $3.70
      Student (13-25 yrs*): $4.65
      Adult:  $5.90
      Senior:  $4.65
      Family:  $12.30
      Hot Tub Special/Shower: $2.75
      Climbing Wall & Wallyball $4.00

      Drop In Tickets
      A discounted package that allows for 12 drop ins to the Pool, Fitness Centre, Skating and Drop In Classes. Does Not Expire.

      Drop In Ticket Rates
      Infant (2 & under):   FREE
      Preschool (3-5 yrs):   $28.35
      Child (6-12 yrs): $38.85
      Student (13-25 yrs*): $48.83
      Adult:  $61.95
      Senior:  $48.83
      Family:  $129.15

      One Month Pass
      Allows access to the public swims, aqua fit classes, public skates, fitness centre and climbing wall. 
       

      One Month Pool & Gym Pass
      Infant (2 & under):   FREE
      Preschool (3-5 yrs):   $22.95
      Child (6-12 yrs): $31.40
      Student (13-25 yrs*): $38.73
      Adult:  $50.09
      Senior:  $38.73
      Family:  $104.37

      * Students must present a current student ID card. 

      Racquet Courts
      Drop In rates for AM & PM  and a discounted ticket package for drop ins that allows for 10 entrances. Does not expire.

      Racquet Court Admission (per hour/ per court/ per person)
      Child (6-12 yrs) Drop In: $4.00
      Student/Senior Drop In: $7.75
      Student/Senior Tickets: $65.88
      Adult (AM) Drop In:  $7.75
      Adult (PM) Drop In: $9.25
      Adult Tickets: $78.63

      Wallyball & Climbing Wall 
      Check out the new climbing wall! 

      Per Person
      Drop In (all ages:  $4.00
      Wallyball (12 pass):  $42.00
    • Active Living Pass

      Get the most out of your Leisure Centre with our Active Living Pass (ALP). The ALP includes 12 months of access to the courts, fitness centre, climbing wall, pool, arena and many of our drop in fitness classes!

      Active Living Pass Annual Fee
      Preschool (3-5 yrs):   $199.66
      Child (6-12 yrs): $273.43
      Student (13-25 yrs*): $339.14
      Adult:  $434.28
      Senior:  $339.14
      Family:  $885.05
      Elk Valley Access Pass

      Do you spend time in Elkford, Sparwood & Fernie? Then the Elk Valley Access Pass is for you! Enjoy access to the pool, arena and fitness centre in each community with one pass.

      Elk Valley Access Pass
      Annual General Pass: 
      (Adult, Senior, Student or Child)
      $380.28 + tax
      Annual Family Pass: 
      (2 Adults & 2 minor Children)
      $800.52 + tax

      * Students must present a current student ID card. 

    • Regular Recreation and Leisure Centre Office Hours
      (for the office only, please look at the Pool/Arena schedule tabs):

      Monday - Friday: 7:00 am - 8:45 pm
      Saturday: 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Sunday: 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
      Statutory Holidays: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
      Christmas Day: CLOSED

      From  June 17 - July 7, 2019, the Sparwood Leisure Centre Pool will be shut down for annual maintenance. The courts and weight room will remain open.

      During the shutdown:

      • Office Hours: Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
      • Putter's Grill: Monday - Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
      • Closed Saturday & Sunday