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Parks & Recreation

Summer Day Camp Program 2022!

Summer day camps for kids aged 6-12 are back! Stay tuned to this page for more information regarding fees, weekly themes etc. Camps will run July 11th through August 26th based at Cottonwood Park. Space will be limited to 25 campers/week. Registration is NOW OPEN! To register come to the District office. We are excited for a fun-filled and active summer! The program is staffed by three enthusiastic leaders who will keep your young camper entertained and active all summer long. Campers will learn about science and engineering, sports, yoga and all sorts of other topics. Call us for more information at 250-996-8233.

Weekly themes include:

July 11th - 14th Mad Science 
July 18th - 22nd Find your Zen - Yoga, mindfulness and nature
July 25th - 29th Create your Masterpiece!
August 2nd - 5th Around the world in 80 days
August 8th - 12th Lake Life
August 15th - 19th Sports of all Sorts
August 22nd - 27th Outdoor Explorers

Parks and Playgrounds

Fort St. James has a number of parks and playgrounds. We believe that parks are important to making the community what it is. Check out what outdoor activities are available in Fort St. James! If you love wilderness camping, hunting or trekking, our forests provide a vast expanse of wilderness for you to discover.

Fort St. James truly is a four season community. Have fun at the Municipality's Parks facilities all year round

Year Round Events

Community groups organize many events throughout the year. There is always something to do and experience in the Fort.

Located at 1995 Lakeshore Drive in Fort St. James, Cottonwood Marina offers sheltered mooring and boat launch for your recreational watercraft. We offer reasonable monthly rates, and a 10% discount if you prepay for the full season. Open mid-May through mid-September. Contact…
The Fort’s flagship park, Cottonwood Park is on the lakeshore, with easy access from downtown. It’s the home of many of the area’s special events, including Canada Day and the Caledonia Classic Dog Sled Race. Amenities at Cottonwood Park include: Sandy beach, washrooms and…
This community park features a children’s play area, tennis courts, playing field and washrooms.
Fort St James KDL Bike Park is an amazing Skills Park that has fun pump track, technical features area, flowy jump lines, slope style features and trail all built into just under 2 acres. This bike park is a must for bikers of all ages.
Mount Pope is a day-use park popular with hikers and rock climbers. A 6.5 km hiking trail to the peak provides a panoramic view of Stuart Lake and the mountains to the north. Thirty-nine climbing routes have been documented. Natural values of Mount Pope park include rare plants…