Recreation News & Events

  • Giant Indoor Garage & Crafters Sale

    Garage Sale TileSell your gently used household items, sewing and craft supplies and projects, garden ornaments and tools, books, clothing, decorations and more.  Spaces are approx. 10x6.  Table rentals are available or sellers may bring their own tables, shelves and racks.  Admission is free for shoppers and a concession is on site. Proceeds from space & table rentals support 50+ Active Living programs.

     When: Saturday, September 28

    Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    Where:  Sportsplex, 1800 S. Alder St

    Cost: Free for Shoppers,
    $23.81 + gst per space, $4.76 + gst for a table




  • Downtown Trick or Treat

    Trick or Treat Thumbnail

    Put on your costume and come downtown to play games and trick or treat at local businesses. Trick or Treat at the library and receive a FREE book! There will be prizes for the best costumes in the categories: 2 & under, 3-5 years, 6-12 years, teens, and best group. Judging will take place in Spirit Square from 5:00-6:00 pm.

    When: Thursday, October 31

    Time: 3 - 5:30 p.m.

    Where: Downtown Campbell River

    Cost: Free


  • 50+ Painting Show and Sale

    Painting TumbnailGreat gifts for your house or give away to a family member or friend.  The original painting and art work may be just what is needed to brighten up a wall.

    When: Saturday, November 2        
               
    Time:10 a.m. - 2 p.m.   
                                                       
    Where: 
    Community Centre, 401 11th Ave.

    Cost: Admission is FREE for shoppers




  • Repair Cafe

    Repair Cafe LogoDon't toss it, fix it! Make broken or damaged items functional again, and keep them out of the landfill. Our repair volunteers will try to hep you fix your items that you bring in. If you can carry it, you can bring it to the Repair Cafe. Bring your bikes, electrical appliances, house hold items, power tools, jewelry, clothes and more. 

    When: Saturday, November 2

    Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Where: Sportsplex, 1800 S. Alder

    Cost: Free



  • Christmas Market Place

    Marketplace ThumbnailAn opportunity for vendors to sell Christmas baking, gift ideas, arts and crafts at a wonderful indoor 2-day Christmas Marketplace at the Community Centre.  Spaces are approx. 10x6.  Table rentals are available or sellers may bring their own tables, shelves and racks.  Admission is free for shoppers and a concession is on site.  Proceeds from space & table rentals support 50+ Active Living Programs.

    When: Saturday, November 2 & Sunday, November 3  

    Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
                     
    Where: Community Centre, 401 11th Ave     

    Cost: :Shoppers it's free to look and shop

    50+ Vendor Space Fee: $19.05 +gst

    Non Member Space Fee: $23.81 +gst

    Table rental $4.76 +gst




  • National Child Day

    NCD ThumbnailA variety of fun activities for kids 6 years and under accompanied by a grown up! Includes Family Gym, Family Place, dancing, story times, cardboard city, and entertainers on the main stage. Join us in celebrating the children in our community.

    When: Friday, November 15

    Time: 9:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

    Where: Campbell River Community Centre, 401 11th Ave

    Cost: Free because we love our kids!




  • Toy & Craft Show and Sale

    Toy and Craft ThumbnailCome and shop or browse!  Featuring island and local crafters with homemade items.  Table rentals are available, or seller may bring their own tables, shelves and racks.  Admission is free for shoppers and a concession is on site.  Proceeds from space & table rentals support 50+ Active Living Programs.

    When: Saturday, November 23 and Sunday, November 24

    Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Where: Sportsplex, 1800 S. Alder

    Admission: Free

     

     

     

  • Gingerbread House Competition

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    The Recreation and Culture Department is partnering with the Downtown BIA during the Big Truck Parade to offer some fun activities for families to participate in.   You can have a chance to show off your gingerbread decorating skills at our second annual Gingerbread House Competition. Entries are not limited to the structure of a house. Competitors are welcome and encouraged to uniquely design their entry.  Entries will be displayed at the Art Gallery for the public to vote on during the evening of the Big Truck Parade.  Come on down, vote for your favourite.   There will be cookie decorating, crafts and games for the whole family taking place during the event at the Art Gallery.  Entry forms can be picked up at the Community Centre, Sportsplex or online.  Categories and prizes for Adult, Youth, Child and Family.  Space will be limited so you must register by November 22nd, 2018.        

    When: Friday, November 29

    Time: 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

    Where:  Ultimate Gift Boutique, Tyee Plaza

    Cost: Free to browse, vote and enter! Pre- registration is required to enter the competition.


  • Breakfast with Santa

    Breaky with Santa ThumbnailIt wouldn’t be Christmas without a breakfast with Santa.   We hope you have the chance to dine with the 'Big Man in Red'.   Bring your camera and take some photos with Santa. We are partnering with Kinsmen to offer a fun filled morning.  A pancake breakfast with proceeds going to Knights of Columbus Hamper Fund.  We will also have Family Gym set up in the adjoining gym.  There is no charge for the gym.  Come join the Elves for some Christmas fun.                                                   

    When: Saturday, December 14

    Time: 9 - 11 a.m.

    Where: Community Centre, 401 11th Ave

    Cost:    Adults $6;  Children 6-18 $3;  Children under 5 years FREE

  • Family New Years Eve Celebration

    FREE Family Swim & Skate Activities available for all ages!

    NYE Thumbnail (1)Pond Hockey, Public Skating and Ice Games, Swimming and Water Games, Crazy Challenges in the Pool Area, Active Family Games, Face Painting, Tattoos and Live Entertainment.

    When: , December 31

    Time: 5 to 9 p.m.

    Where: Strathcona Gardens, 225 S. Dogwood

    Admission: Free

     

What's New
Nov 01, 2018 New marine habitat
Nov 02, 2017 CRadvantage goes live!
Jul 25, 2017 Chalkfest returns!
Jun 30, 2017 Celebrate Canada Day!
Jan 09, 2017 2016 Year-in-Review
Dec 20, 2016 Tourism update!
Nov 16, 2016 Fire Chief for a Day
Oct 11, 2016 Afternoon garage fire
Sep 20, 2013 Walk-ability Survey
Sep 20, 2013 Tidemark grant in aid
Sep 21, 2013 ECAP
Sep 21, 2013 George Paul Passing
Sep 21, 2013 MyCity info update
Sep 21, 2013 Seed saving
Oct 08, 2013 Fire Prevention Week
Feb 24, 2014 Roads Update
Sep 24, 2014 Fall Fire Safety
Dec 18, 2014 Fawn Rd. house fire
Feb 06, 2015 Fire crews kept busy
Feb 26, 2015 Mobile home fire
Jun 26, 2015 New art summer camps
Dec 04, 2015 Storm Warning!
Jan 04, 2016 Jan. 1 City Currents
Jan 07, 2016 New Robron Field open!
Upcoming Events
Nov 02 - 03, 2019 Christmas Market Place
Nov 02, 2019 Repair Cafe
Nov 15, 2019 National Child Day
Dec 14, 2019 Breakfast with Santa