Parks, Recreation & Culture

What’s New!

Fun N Run

Every Tuesday starting Oct 7, from 11am-1pm is free family fun in the gymnasium. This  drop-in program is geared towards children under 6 years and their parents/caregivers. Please click here fore more information.

Mission Strong Youth Challenge – Register Today!

Sept 29-Oct 25 marks the 3rd annual Mission Strong Challenge! Youth in Mission sign up for the challenge, train either on their own or through specialized youth challenge oriented fitness classes and on Oct 25th they test themselves through a tough mudder style obstacle course. The challenge is open to youth age 9-16 – for more info click here!

Creative Corner – Family Art Drop-in, Saturdays

Mission Parks, Recreation & Culture hosts a weekly family art drop-in on Saturdays from 10-11am. Only $2 per child and geared towards children age 2 – 8, click here for more information.

Tuesday is Family Night at the Mission Leisure Centre

On Tues Sept 30th from 6:30-8pm, regular admission gives you access to the pool, rink and a new bonus special themed 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. This week’s theme, Fall is Here!

Schedule Changes & Closures

After a successful maintenance session, our facility is in full operation. Come in for a dip in our nice clean pool or join a fitness class on our newly refinished studio floor.

Skateboard Park - Notice

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 events include:

  • Wed Oct. 8, 4:00 – 5:00pm Free Youth Leadership – Budgeting & Finance Workshop. In partnership with Vancity, Mission Community Branch
  • Fri Oct. 24, Pro-D Day Swim 10am-3pm & Skate 1-2:30pm.

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

Current Postings:

Recreation Instructor Contract Job Postings:

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:

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.

Program Registration Button

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!