Recreation News & Events

  • Giant Indoor Garage Sale

    Garage Sale BagA giant indoor Garage and Crafter's Supply Sale will fill the Sportsplex Gym. Purchase a space to sell your gently used household items or clean out those sewing rooms and round up your craft projects and supplies cluttering your house.  

    Book early as space is limited. 

    When: Saturday September 29, 2018

    Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    Where: Sportsplex, 1800 S. Alder St.

    Cost: Free for Shoppers,
    $23.81 + gst per space, $4.76 + gst for a table

  • Zombie Escape- 4K

    Can you survive the apocalypse? This 4K zombie infested obstacle course will challenge your fitness, wit, and ability to avoid hungry zombies. Finish the race with at least one of your flags attached to survive.

    When: Sunday October 21, 2018

    Time: 1 to 3:30 p.m.

    Where: Sportsplex, 1800 S. Alder

    Cost: $10 individual/ $25 Family/ $50 for teams up to 10

    To run or volunteer as a zombie, please call 250-923-7911 to register.

    This event is in partnership with the Strathcona Regional District and Campbell River McDonald's.


  • Repair Cafe

    Repair Cafe LogoDon't toss it, fix it! Make broken or damaged items functional again, and keep them out of the landfill. Our repair volunteers will try to hep you fix your items that you bring in. If you can carry it, you can bring it to the Repair Cafe. Bring your bikes, electrical appliances, house hold items, power tools, jewelry, clothes and more. 

    When: Saturday November 3, 2018

    Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    Where: Sportsplex, 1800 S. Alder

    Cost: Free

  • Christmas Market Place

    Christmas Marketplace ThumbnailAn opportunity for vendors to sell homemade Christmas baking, gift ideas, arts and crafts at a wonderful indoor Christmas Marketplace.  Wall spaces are 8'x10' centre spaces 10'x10'. Table rentals are available, or sellers may bring their own tables, shelves and racks.   Admission is free for shoppers and a concession is on site.  Proceeds from table renters support 50+ Active Living Programs.  Painting Show & Sale will be held upstairs in the lounge.      

    When: Saturday November 3 & Sunday November 4, 2018    10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
    Where: Community Centre Full Gym     

    50+ Vendor Space Fee: $19.05

    Non Member Space Fee: $23.81

    Table rental $4.76

    Shoppers it's free to look and shop

  • National Child Day

    A variety of fun activities for kids 6 years and under accompanied by a grown up! Includes Family Gym, Family Place, dancing, story times, cardboard city, and entertainers on the main stage. Join us in celebrating the children in our community.

    When: Friday, November 16, 2018

    Time: 9:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

    Where: Campbell River Community Centre

    Cost: Free because we love our kids!

  • Toy & Craft Show and Sale

    Greeters at the Toy and Craft SaleOur Toy and Craft Show and Sale feature Vancouver Island and local crafters who hand craft jewelry, chocolate, tree decorations, soap, toques, scarves, tutu's, blankets, dried herbs, baking, smoked salmon and many, many  other goodies. There will be many other vendors who will be supporting Cameryn's Cause in Room 2/3.

    When: Saturday November 24 and Sunday November 25

    Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Where: Sportsplex, 1800 S. Alder

    Admission: Free




  • Gingerbread House Competition

    Gingerbread HouseThe Recreation and Culture Department is partnering with the Downtown BIA during the Big Truck Parade to offer some fun activities for families to participate in.   You can have a chance to show off your gingerbread decorating skills at our first annual Gingerbread House Competition. Entries are not limited to the structure of a house. Competitors are welcome and encouraged to uniquely design their entry.  Entries will be displayed in Tyee Plaza for the public to vote on during the evening of the Big Truck Parade.  Come on down, vote for your favourite.   There will be cookie decorating, crafts and games for the whole family taking place during the event at the Campbell River Art Gallery.  Entry forms can be picked up at the Community Centre, Sportsplex or online.  Categories and prizes for Adult, Youth, Child and Family.  Space will be limited so you must register by November 23rd, 2018. 

    When: Friday, November 3, 2018 

    Time: 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

    Where: Tyee Plaza

    Cost: Free to browse, vote and enter! Pre- registration is required to enter the competition.

  • Family New Years Eve Celebration

    Clown making balloon animalsCelebrate a happy and healthy 2017 and welcome 2018 with a free family swim and skate.  Activities will be on the ice, in the pool and other locations in the building. Activities include: 

    • Pond Hockey
    • Ice Games
    • Water Games
    • Crazy Challenges in the Pool
    • Active Family Games
    • Face Painting and Tattoo's
    • Live Entertainment
    • Free healthy snacks

    When: Monday, December 31, 2018

    Time: 5 to 9 p.m.

    Where: Strathcona Gardens, 225 S. Dogwood

    Admission: Free


What's New
Nov 01, 2018 New marine habitat
Nov 02, 2017 CRadvantage goes live!
Jul 25, 2017 Chalkfest returns!
Jun 30, 2017 Celebrate Canada Day!
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!
Upcoming Events
Nov 16 - 18, 2018 " SOUTH PACIFIC" on stage!
Nov 16, 2018 National Child Day
Nov 21, 2018 test
Nov 24 - 25, 2018 Toy & Craft Show and Sale
Dec 16, 2018 Christmas with Sinatra
Dec 31, 2018 - Jan 01, 2019 Family New Years Eve Celebration