Boys at Cottonwood Cropped

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.

This campsite was once a Forest Service recreation site. Site layout is not BC Parks standard; larger RVs may have difficulty maneuvering. This is a busy destination for boaters and anglers, with a single lane concrete boat launch available with limited parking.
Opened in 2009, the Spirit Square is the Fort’s downtown gathering place. This park commemorates the 150th anniversary of the establishment of British Columbia as a Crown Colony. The park features include a large paved plaza, a centrepiece representing First Nations and European…
Stuart Lake is one of the largest natural fresh water lakes in BC, providing over 275 kilometres of shoreline to explore. The lake is a popular recreation destination for many locals and visitors but what makes Stuart Lake even more special is that it is part of a chain of lakes…
A challenging nine-hole course located on the shores of beautiful Stuart Lake. Book your own golf event, party, or wedding. The Stuart Lake Golf Course invites you to golf the links of New Caledonia.