Community Facilities / Robson Valley Recreation Centre



The hours for the Recreation Centre Arena and the FitPit are subject to change as we operate under COVID-19 Provincial Health Orders and WorkSafeBC regulations.

Ice is back on at the Arena and operating hours will be subject to change as schedules are finalized. Please call the Arena for open skate times 250-569-3360.

Use of the Arena and FitPit will require an appointment. To book an appointment please call 250-569-3360.

Please note the following:

ARENA - Open Skating:

  • Appointments will take priority over "Walk-Ins"
  • Maximum of 6 people permitted at one time, for Open Skating (public skating and stick time)
  • Shower facilities are unavailable at this time
  • Skate rentals are unavailable at this time
  • Skate sharpening is available in reduced capacity:
    • Drop off Thursday - pickup Monday after 2:00 p.m.
    • Drop off Saturday - pickup Wednesday after 2:00 p.m.


  • Walk-ins for the fitness facilities may be permitted provided maximum occupancy (under our COVID-19 Safety Plan) has not been met
  • Reduced Facility Capacity: Maximum of 2 people in the free-weight room, 1 person in the stretch room, 2 people in the cardio area, for a total of 5 people in the Fit-Pit
  • You must bring your own water, towels, etc.
  • Showers are unavailable at this time


  • "Regular" COVID procedures and screening apply for all who are entering the facilities
  • Increased Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Increased Physical Distancing
  • Reduced Capacity
  • Reduced Operating Hours



This Robson Valley Recreation Centre is located at 461 Columbia, McBride, in the beautiful Robson Valley.

The 30,000 ft 2 Recreation Centre offers recreational activities year round. Opportunities include a regulation size hockey arena that seats five hundred, two sheets of curling ice and a 125 seat lounge.

The Recreation Centre fitness facility, the FITPIT, offers equipment such as steppers and treadmills, recumbent bikes, 8 Paramount toning machines and a full line of free weights.

The Recreation Centre also offers a convert-a-court. This moving wall system allows users to play squash, racquetball, wallyball and basketball. With the moveable wall system the area opens up for meetings and social events. Rink surfaces are used for roller hockey, tennis, indoor soccer and social events such as weddings and dances in the summer.

If you are interested in renting the Recreation Centre for an event you are planning, please contact the facility for more information, 250-569-3360.  Staff will be happy to discuss your rental needs and assist you to complete a rental agreement.

  • Please be advised that all events and organized recreational activities booked at the Recreation Cenre require the organizer to obtain Event Insurance to a minimum value of $3,000,000 Commercial General Liability coverage.  At the discretion of the Regional District, the CGL value required may be more depending on the type of event and activities taking place.  Event organizers are encouraged to shop around for event insurance.  Please check with your regular insurance agent, insurance agents in your area, and/or on-line at note, this is simply an information forwarding service and does not indicate the Regional District's endorsement of a particular company, product, or website)
  • If your guests will be dining, consult Northern Interior Health for guidelines and regulations.
  • If alcoholic beverages will be served, consult the BC Liquor Board for guidelines and regulations.

Facility Manager: Lyle Lewis, 250-569-3360