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Community Facilities / Robson Valley Recreation Centre

 

PLEASE READ PRIOR TO RETURNING TO THE FACILITY

The Recreation Centre Arena and the FitPit hours are subject to frequent changes under COVID-19 Provincial Health Orders and WorkSafeBC regulations. Please call the Arena for the latest facility hours.

Please note:

  • Face masks are required in all areas of the facility, but not required when exercising
  • Adult Team Sports are suspended until further notice, including Adult Floor Hockey and Lawn Bowling
  • Child and youth programs continue

Due to Provincial Health Regulations, spectators are not allowed at any sport activities. The only people allowed are those providing care to a participant or player (e.g. first aid).

PROOF OF VACCINATION:

Effective Monday, September 13, the Robson Valley Recreation Centre will require proof of vaccination for entry. This is by order of the Provincial Health Officer.

To facilitate this, we are returning to an appointment-based system and doors to the Recreation Centre will be locked. Staff will meet those with a pre-scheduled appointment at the front doors of the facility at the appointed time and will confirm vaccination status. As per Provincial orders, the following forms will be accepted as vaccination proof:

  • A BC immunization record (accepted until September 26, 2021)
  • The BC Vaccine Card (save it to your phone, print it, or get a copy in the mail)
  • An outside-of-BC immunization record (accepted if you are visiting BC)

SCHEDULE:

  • Monday - Friday: 6am - 9pm
  • Saturday - Sunday: Closed

FITNESS FACILITIES:

Please contact the facility directly 250-569-3360 for membership and drop in fees

  • 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
  • You must bring your own water, towels, etc.

COURT SPORTS and ARENA FLOOR (ice off):

  • COVID occupancy for courts and arena floor has a reduced facility capacity

RECREATION CENTRE COVID-19 OPERATIONS - WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?

  • "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

GENERAL INFORMATION:

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

Mailing Address: PO Box 760, McBride BC, V0J 2E0

The 30,000 ft2 Recreation Centre offers recreational activities year round including a 500 seat regulation size hockey arena, 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, a moving wall system that allows users to play squash, racquetball, wallyball and basketball, and also opens up the area 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, contact Community Services: bookingrv@rdffg.bc.ca or 1-800-667-1959. Staff will be happy to discuss your rental needs and help complete a rental agreement.

  • All events and organized recreational activities booked at the Recreation Centre require Event Insurance to a minimum value of $3,000,000 Commercial General Liability. At the Regional District's discretion, more CGL can be required depending on the type of event and activities taking place. Event organizers are encouraged to shop around for event insurance with insurance agents or at https://miabc.eventpolicy.ca *
  • If 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

* For information only and does not indicate the Regional District's endorsement of a particular company, product, or website