Parks, Recreation & Culture

What’s New!

TAG Program

A new session of the Tween Action Group (TAG) program is starting on April 20. TAG is an afterschool recreational program for children 11-13 years…more

Mission Sports Council

The first executive for the Mission Sports Council has been formed and includes the following individuals:

President – Dan Williams
1st Vice President – Stuart Coates
2nd Vice President – Steve Bryan
Secretary – Tom Nguyen
Treasurer –  Kelly Fuller

Sports Council meetings are held at the Mission Leisure Centre on the first Tuesday of the month, 7pm with the exception of the April 2015 meeting which will be held on Tuesday April 14. For more information on the Sports Council see the Mission Record article here.

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.  Call 604-820-5350 ext. 0 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!

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

Program Updates – Effective Mar 30, 2015

  • Cross Train Mondays 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm cancelled
  • NEW! Zumba Mondays 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm

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 Apr 22, 10am-1pm – Free Preschool Event in partnership with Mission Early Childhood Development

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 – Gymnastics

Contract Recreation Position – Youth Engagement Worker Position will be re-posted, candidates that applied to the posting that closed March 30, 2015 will be considered for the upcoming posting, please watch for details on the website.

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.

Customer Community Feedback Form

We’d love to hear from you!  Print out a Customer/Community Feedback form here.

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Leisure Guide

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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!