Parks, Recreation & Culture

What’s New!

Trek around Mission Fitness Challenge – Mar 23-May 31 – sign up ends April 6

Come join us Trek around Mission in the 2015 Fitness Challenge. Each visit counts as 1 km towards the 30 km goal. With 10 weeks to complete the challenge, 3 visits a week will set you up to accomplish your mission! Sign-up to participate and receive some SWAG to keep you in the groove and once you’ve Trekked around Mission once you’ll get 2 entries into our final prize draw for a 1 year & a 6 month pass. Contact reception to register 604-820-5350 or click here for more details.

High Five Training  Workshop –  Saturday May 30

In partnership with the British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association the Mission Parks, Recreation and Culture department is proud to host a High Five Training Workshop for front line leaders and those working with children ages 6 -12 in a sport and recreation environment. Pre-registration is required please call 604-820-5350 to register or click here for more details.

Mission Parks, Recreation & Culture Photo Contest

Take your best shot … and enter the Parks, Recreation & Culture Photo Contest. Submit your best photos that capture both the beauty of Mission and the spirit of parks, recreation & culture. Contest details can be found here. Submissions due June 1st, 2015.

Send a Kid to Camp

Brighten up a child’s summer and sponsor their week camp experience. Local businesses, organizations and individuals are invited to participate. Please click here for more information.

Tuesday is Family Fun Night at the Mission Leisure Centre

This Tuesday from 6-8pm, special $10 family admission gives you and your family access to the pool, rink and a new bonus special activity session in the gym led by our Family Play Leader. Bouncy castle, sports, crafts, game and a toddler tumble zone are some of the fun things to look forward to! Come by early for dinner – Red’s Grill is offering food specials for families looking for a full night out!

Schedule Changes & Program Updates

Holiday Hours – Easter Long Weekend

  • Friday April 3 – 8:30am-4:30pm
  • Monday April 6 – 8:30am-4:30pm

Please note that swim lessons and regularly scheduled drop-in fitness & sport programs do not run over the long weekend (Friday-Monday). Please check your receipt or call reception for registered programs.

Skateboard Park

The Skate Park located on the north side of the Leisure Centre parking lot is open daily and will now close at 10pm.

Low and No Cost Sessions & Events

The Mission Leisure Centre offers a variety of low or no cost sessions and events throughout the year.  Click here for the latest schedule.

Upcoming free & low cost events include:

  • Wednesday Mar 25, 6:30-8:30pm – Free Family Swim sponsored by What’s On Mission
  • Wednesday Apr 22, 10am-1pm – Free Preschool Event in partnership with Mission Early Childhood Development

Mission Sports Hall of Fame

Nominations for the Mission Sports Hall of Fame are accepted on an ongoing basis and reviewed annually in the Fall for the upcoming year.  The Hall of Fame, located in the Mission Leisure Centre, honours athletes, coaches and officials from the District of Mission for their outstanding contribution or achievement in sport.

Nomination forms and criteria for consideration are available on the website leisure page under “Sports Hall of Fame”.

Parks Gift Program

The Mission Parks, Recreation & Culture Department now has a parks gift program.  Click here for more information.  Click here for an application form.

Contract Program Instructors

Do you have a special talent or skill you want to share with the community? The District of Mission Parks, Recreation and Culture department is looking for Contract Program Instructors on an ongoing basis. The possibilities are endless! From jewelry design to cricket, soccer to photography we’re looking for instructors with specialized skills that allow us to share their talents with the community through our recreation programs.

Please submit your resume and cover letter stating your skills and experience to:

Contract Recreation Instructor Posting – Roller Derby

Contract Youth Engagement Worker Posting – Spring 2015

Community Special Event Application Form

For those organizations interested in holding a special event in the community, please see the application form and information available here.

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Leisure Guide

Tip: When you see a dashed box around an item in the guide click on it for more information.

About Us

Mission Parks, Recreation and Culture offers a wide variety of activities for individuals, the family & community organizations. Mission is the city that loves to be active, this is evident in the first class facilities that one can find. Whether it be the Leisure Center, Sports Park or the countless parks & picturesque trails scattered throughout the city, you will find an endless array of fun things to do!