Parks, Recreation & Culture

What’s New!

 Winter Wonderland  - Sat Dec 20 – Tue Dec 23

Sleigh bells ring, are you listening? In our arena snow is glistening It’s a beautiful sight, it’ll be a delight, skating in our Winter Wonderland! Sat Dec 20-Tue Dec 23, our South Arena will be turned into a Winter Wonderland with a Giant Snow Slide, fireside warming area, visit from Santa, a NEW! Tot Playzone and so much more! Come between 12:30-2:30pm or 6:00-8:30pm to enjoy the fun, you won’t be disappointed! Click here for more information.

Tuesday is Family Night at the Mission Leisure Centre

On Tues Dec9th 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, Frozen Fun!

Fun N’ Run

Every Tuesday 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. Last Fun N’ Run before Christmas is Tuesday December 16.

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.

Schedule Changes & Program Updates

Schedule Changes

Please note the following schedule changes & program updates effective November 1st:

  • Sat Morning Aquafit – NEW TIME! 8-8:45am
  • 8am Length Swim – NEW! Walking & Jogging Lane and please note that at 8:55am we will be moving to a single lane so plan your swim accordingly
  • Sun Drop-in Badminton – NEW TIME! 7-9pm
  • Wed Drop-in Sports –  NEW! Women’s Basketball (16+yrs) 8-10pm
  • Thu 55+ Drop-in Pickleball 1-3pm – CANCELLED

Holiday Schedule Changes

  • 9:15am Aquafit will run Mon, Tues, Wed, Thursday until December 18.
  • Friday 6am Aqua Intense will continue to run until December 19.
  • Wednesday 6am Deep Water will be cancelled and begin again January 7. 

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:

  • Fri, Jan 10, Health Fair, 12-4pm, Free Swimming, Skating, Weight Room access & more!

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

Current Postings:

Family Play Leader – Contract Program Instructor Job Posting

Skate Shop Attendant – Contract Job Posting

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.

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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!