Recreation News & Events

  • Host A Neighbourhood Event (With Our Help!)

    The Parks, Recreation and Culture Department is taking applications from groups interested in holding a neighbourhood event between mid-May and mid-September, 2017 that fosters a sense of community. It could be a: 

    • Neighbourhood Picnic
    • Beach Clean-up
    • Block Party
    • Community Garden Work Party
    • Porch Concert
    • Or another great event that brings neighbours together.


    Six groups will be selected to host events and receive event support that could include tables, chairs, tents, sports equipment, high vis vests, tools and staff to support you to
    ensure your event is a success.


    Download an application at: or pick one up at the Sportsplex or Campbell River Community Centre.




    Recreation and Culture invites all families to come and try these activities:

    • Family Gym
    • Badminton/Volleyball
    • Basketball
    • Racquetball, Squash & Wallyball
    • Weight Room (12 yrs and older)
    • Table Tennis, Foosball
    • Crafts

    All equipment is included and program leaders will be on site.

    When:  Monday February 13th 2017
    Time:  10:00am - 2:00pm
    Where:  Sportsplex
    Cost:  FREE

  • GIANT Indoor Garage Sale

    Save time, and keep warm by doing your weekend garage sale rounds in one place. Check out gently used household items and enjoy a snack at the concession. Vendors, book your space early . Proceeds from table rentals support 50+ Active Living programs.

    When: Saturday, Feb 18, 10am-1pm
    Where: Community Centre
    Vendor Spaces: $25 per rental space/$5 per table.
    Cost: FREE entry for shoppers.
    Note: To book a table, call 250-286-1161

  • Plant Sale, Seedy Sunday & Garden Expo

    This expo incorporates a plant sale, seed swap, vendors, demos, Community Groups, Lil' Sprouts Corner (for kids), Concession and much more. If you are interested in participating, contact Linda Nagle, (250-286-7805) or Judy Ridgway, (250-286-1161)

    When: Sunday, Mar 19, 11am-2pm
    Where: Community Centre
    Cost: FREE entry for shoppers

  • Vancouver Island Fibre Fest

    Fibre Fest 2017 is a wonderful celebration of all things fibre, including vendors, workshops and free demonstrations. We are looking for artisans to share their love of knitting, crocheting, weaving, spinning, felting, fabric arts and so much more.

    Give us a call if you are interested in participating. Keep checking our website for information as it will be changing as new vendors register: or call Judy Ridgway for more information at 250-286-5307

    When: May 5, 6 & 7
    Where: Campbell River Community Centre


What's New
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!