City of North Battleford - Saskatchewan

Recreation & Fitness Classes

We are committed to providing professional, high quality programs for our community!

Recreation Programs

 

Recreation Programs for Adults

  • Chi Kung/Tai Chi: Chi Kung/Tai Chi consists of slow meditative movements that heal, rejuvenate, and promote health and relaxation. All levels are welcome, and no experience is necessary. 306-445-1754
    • Offered in spring, summer, fall and winter (Tuesdays or Thursdays, Jan 9 - Feb 15, 10.30am-12pm)
    • Cost: $50.40/6 week class
    • Location: Don Ross Centre, upper mezz
  • Cultural Cooking Connections: This fun and educational class will teach you how to prepare meals from around the world. Pre registration is required.
    • Offered: spring, fall, winter (Wednesday, Jan 31, 6-8pm)
    • Cost: $31.50/class
    • Location: Don Ross Centre
  • Gentle Yoga: Stretch, tone, and relax while blending balance, strength, and flexibility. Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a blanket to class.
    • Offered: fall and winter (Wednesdays, Jan 17 - March 21, 2-3.30pm)
    • Cost: $73.50 or $10 drop in
    • Location: Logie Hall, Third Avenue United Church (13th Ave. & 102nd St.)
  • Yoga with Holly: Basic stretching, breathing and yoga poses. Enjoy the gift of time to yourself while improving health and well being. Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a blanket to class. All levels are welcome. For more information: 306-445-1754
    • Offered: fall and winter (Jan 15 - March 23, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 5.30pm and Wednesdays at 7pm)
    • Cost: $78.75 or $9 drop in
    • Location: Logie Hall, Third Avenue United Church (13th Ave. & 102nd St.)
  • Fit in Thirty: Fit the FIT workout into your day to cover all your fitness needs in one class.
    • Offered: Thursdays, Jan 11 - June 28, 12.10-12.40pm (no class on Feb 22)
    • Cost: Drop in fee apply (or use your membership)
    • Location: NationsWEST Field House 
  • Fit Mommy Boot Camp: Designed to shed fat and tone your muscles, this full body workout will include upper body, lower body and abdominal classes.
    • Offered: Thursdays, Jan 25 - March 22, 6.30pm (no class on Feb 22)
    • Cost: $63.00
    • Location: Don Ross Centre, upper mezz
  • Mummy & Me: Bring your baby to your work out. Focusing on all aspects of fitness, this class will help you develop a workout routine that will include abdominal and core work as well as stretching. Please bring a stroller.
    • Offered: fall and winter (Mondays and Wednesdays, Jan 8 - March 21)
    • Cost: $94.50
    • Location: NationsWEST Field House
  • Tots and Toning: Bring your children for supervised play time while you enjoy an instructor led Total Body workout. Snack provided for the children. Pre registration only.
    • Offered: winter (Jan 9 - Feb 13)
    • Cost: $60 adult and one child, $45 adult only, $15 /extra child
    • Location: NationsWEST Field House 
  • Group Meditation: Give yourself the gift of time. Leave feeling relaxed, refreshed and replenished. New class each month if enough interest and run in sets of 4 weeks. Call Central Booking to register 306-445-1755
    • Offered: fall and winter (Tuesdays, Feb 6 - 27, 7-8pm)
    • Cost: $60
    • Location: Chrysalis Yoga Studio, 1262 99th St
  • Free Noon Hour Shinny: Free Shinny sponsored by River City Plumbing and Heating. Bring your own sticks, gloves, skates and helmets.
    • Offered: Mondays, Jan 8 - March 26, 12-1pm (no shinny Feb 19)
    • Cost: free
    • Location: Don Ross Arena
  • Drop in Noon hour Shinny Hockey: Bring your own stick, skates, gloves, and helmet. This is a non supervised activity for 18 yrs and over. Players must wear a helmet.
    • Offered: fall and winter (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Jan 2 - March 23, 12-1pm)
    • Cost: $3/person
    • Location: Civic Centre
  • Senior Skating, Don Ross Arena: Free skating is made possible due to the generosity of the following service clubs. North West Hockey Dev.Assoc. Kiwanis Club of the Battlefords. Bonaventure Lion's Club. NB Kinsmen Club. NB Lions Club. St Joseph Knights of Columbus #7336. NB Elks Club. Royal Canadian legion branch #70. Battlefords Rotary Club.
    • Offered fall through winter (Thursdays, Jan 11 - March 29, 10-11.30am and 1.30-2.30pm)
    • Cost: Free
    • Location: Don Ross Arena
  • Senior Skating, Civic Centre: Free skating is made possible due to the generosity of the following service clubs. North West Hockey Dev.Assoc. Kiwanis Club of the Battlefords. Bonaventure Lion's Club. NB Kinsmen Club. NB Lions Club. St Joseph Knights of Columbus #7336. NB Elks Club. Royal Canadian legion branch #70. Battlefords Rotary Club.
    • Offered fall through winter (Wednesdays, Jan 3 - March 28, 1.15-2.15pm)
    • Cost: Free
    • Location: Civic Centre
  • Public Skating: Free skating is made possible due to the generosity of the following service clubs. North West Hockey Dev.Assoc. Kiwanis Club of the Battlefords. Bonaventure Lion's Club. NB Kinsmen Club. NB Lions Club. St Joseph Knights of Columbus #7336. NB Elks Club. Royal Canadian legion branch #70. Battlefords Rotary Club.
    • Offered: fall and winter (Saturdays, Jan 13 - Feb 24, 12.15-1.45pm)
    • Cost: Free
    • Location: Civic Centre (skates are available)
  • Nordic Walking Workshop: Walking with poles: burns 20 - 45% more calories than just walking, is a save, full body, low impact activity and  reduces stress on the hips and knees by 30%.
    • Offered: spring and winter 
    • Cost: to register call 306-445-1755 or 306-445-1790
    • Location: NationsWEST Field House
  • Pre-natal Fitness: Safe pregnancy exercise for women in any stage of pregnancy. Regular exercise will help you to stay healthy and feel your best, while helping with labour and delivery. All fitness levels are welcome. Participants require medical clearance from their doctor and a Par med x for pregnancy must be completed prior to starting the class.
    • Offered: spring, fall, winter
    • Location: Don Ross Centre, upper mezz
  • Stretch and Strengthen: Increase your overall muscle strength and flexibility, while working on your core strength and practicing ways to retain good posture and balance.
    • Offered: fall and winter (Tuesdays, Jan 9 - Feb 13, 9.15-10am) - pre-registration is required
    • Cost: $42
    • Location: NationsWEST Field House
  • Tennis Lessons: Learn the basics and fundamentals of tennis and enjoy this lifetime sport. Held in conjunction with the Battlefords Tennis club, equipment is provided. For more information contact Jordan at battlefordstennis@gmail.com
    • Offered: spring (Thursdays, 5.30-6.30pm)
    • Cost: $45
    • Location: Tennis courts at 1902 104th Street
  • Total Body Conditioning (TBC): This is the perfect all around workout. Tone muscle, burn fat and strengthen all of your major muscle groups. This class is perfect for all fitness levels.
    • Offered: spring, fall, winter (Jan 22 - March 22, Mondays at 5.30pm and/or Thursdays, 5.30-6.30pm)
    • Cost: $63/class
    • Location: Don Ross Centre, upper mezz
  • TRX Suspension Training: Kick start your fitness program with suspension training. Learn to use the TRX band, the correct body position and basic TRX movements. Emphasizing strength, range of motion and stretching, this class is fun and invigorating. All fitness levels are welcome.
    • Offered: winter (Tuesdays, Feb 27 - April 3, 12.10pm or 6pm)
    • Cost: $50.40
    • Location: NationsWEST Field House
  • Zumba: This total body work out combines all your fitness needs - cardio, endurance, balance and flexibility. Boost your energy with this fun and exhilarating dance work out.
    • Offered: fall and winter (Mondays, Jan 15 - March 12, 7-8pm)
    • Cost: $70
    • Location: Don Ross Centre, upper mezz
  • Strong by Zumba: This Music led High Intensity Interval Training class uses traditional fitness moves for a fantastic full body work out.
    • Offered: fall and winter (Wednesdays, Jan 17 - March 14, 6.30-7.30pm)
    • Cost: $70
    • Location: NationsWEST Field House

 

Recreation Programs for Youth

  • Kids in the Kitchen: In partnership with Midwest Foods Resources children 10 - 13yrs will learn the basics of cooking and baking. They will prepare meals and take them home for the whole family to enjoy! Pre - Registration is required. 306-445-1755 or 306-445-1790.
    • Offered in fall and winter (Tuesdays, Jan 23 - Feb 13, 4.30-6pm)
    • Cost: $42
    • Location: Don Ross Centre, Door #6
  • Babysitters Training: This is a Saskatchewan Red Cross Course, for children 11 yrs or older. The course includes: basic childcare, fire safety, first aid and tips on how to be a good babysitter.Children will learn how to prepare lunch. Please bring snacks and a raw egg. Manual included. Please call 306-445-1755 or 306-445-1754 for more information.
    • Offered:  Saturday Feb 3 (9am-3pm) and Sunday, Feb 4 (1-4pm) (and in fall again)
    • Cost: $60/person
    • Location: Don Ross Centre, Room 101
  • Public Skating: Times and dates are subject to change, please call 306-445-1755 for more information. thank you to these generous sponsors: North Battleford Rotary Club, North Battleford Kinsmen club, North Battleford Lions Club, St Joseph Knights of Columbus #7336, North Battleford Elks Club, Kiwanis Club of the Battlefords, Bonaventure Lions Club, Royal Canadian Legion Branch #70 and the North West Hockey Development Association, Public Skating is FREE.
    • Offered: fall and winter (Saturdays, Jan 6 - Feb 10, 12.15-1.45pm)
    • Cost: Free
    • Location: Civic Centre
  • Tennis Lessons: Held in partnership with the Battlefords Tennis Club, you will receive instruction on the basics and fundamentals of tennis. Equipment is provided. To register call 306-445-1754 or Jordan at 306-480-6614 for more information.
    • Offered in spring; Ages 6-9yrs 4.45-5:30pm, Ages 10-12yrs 5.45-6.45pm
    • Cost: $40
    • Location: tennis courts

 

Recreation Programs for Preschool

  • Toddler Turf Time: Explore a world of play with your preschooler. Enjoy this drop in indoor play space where children can climb, slide, and play with plenty of room to run. Children must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times.
    • Offered: spring, fall and winter (Mondays and Wednesdays 9-11am and Tuesdays 1.30-2:30pm)
    • Cost: Ages 3 ($3.50), Adults ($6.25)
    • Location: NationsWEST Field House
  • Indoor Playground: The indoor playground provides an indoor playspace for children 5 yrs of age and under to play and make friends, while giving parents a chance to meet and socialize. Program runs Thursdays from 10:00-11:30am. Donations are accepted. For more information call Rachel 306-445-5158 or Judy 306-445-5575.
    • Offered: fall and winter (Thursdays, Jan 18 - April 26, 10-11.30am); no playground on Statutory Holidays or school breaks
    • Cost: Free (donations accepted)
    • Location: Territorial Alliance Church
  • Preschool Skating, Don Ross Arena: Free skating is made possible due to the generosity of the following service clubs. North West Hockey Dev.Assoc. Kiwanis Club of the Battlefords. Bonaventure Lion's Club. NB Kinsmen Club. NB Lions Club. St Joseph Knights of Columbus #7336. NB Elks Club. Royal Canadian legion branch #70. Battlefords Rotary Club.
    • Offered fall through winter (Thursdays, Jan 11 - March 29, 10-11.30am and 1.30-2.30pm)
    • Cost: Free
    • Location: Don Ross Arena
  • Preschool Skating, Civic Centre: Free skating is made possible due to the generosity of the following service clubs. North West Hockey Dev.Assoc. Kiwanis Club of the Battlefords. Bonaventure Lion's Club. NB Kinsmen Club. NB Lions Club. St Joseph Knights of Columbus #7336. NB Elks Club. Royal Canadian legion branch #70. Battlefords Rotary Club.
    • Offered fall through winter (Wednesdays, Jan 3 - March 28, 1.15-2.15pm)
    • Cost: Free
    • Location: Civic Centre
  • TAG: Toddler Activity Group: TAG is a drop in group where parents will learn fun ways to interact with their child through play, games, songs, and storytime. For kids ages 18months to 3.5 years. For more information and start dates contact Sherry at 306-480-9426.
    • Offered in fall and winter (Jan 10 - March 28)
    • Cost: Free
    • Location: Don Ross Centre, Door #6
  • Circle of Learning: A free drop in for parents, and preschoolers aged 0-3yrs. Tuesday mornings and Thursday afternoons. Call Sherry at 306-480-9426 for more information.
    • Offered in winter: Tuesday mornings and Thursdays from 1.30pm-3pm 
    • Cost: Free
    • Location: Battlefords Family Health Centre

 

Your opinion on all recreation programs offered by the City of North Battleford is important to us!  Please fill out an evaluation form, print it and return it to your instructor, City Hall or the Don Ross Centre. 

Do you want to teach a program? Please print and fill out the Program Outline Form and return it to the Central Booking Office in the Don Ross Centre (891-99th Street, Door 5).

 

Playground Program 

Every summer, the City of North Battleford offers a free playground program for children aged 6 to 12. The program runs during July and August and is supervised by trained leaders. Hours vary from year to year so parents are encouraged to watch for information that comes home with their children in June.

These are the City's Playground Program Sites:

  • Centennial Park: Located behind Beaver Lions Stadium. This playground is situated in Centennial Park and has access to lots of open space, playground equipment, swings as well as a splash pad.
  • Kinsmen Park: 18th Avenue and 94th Street. This area has many mature trees which provide attractive shade for parents on a hot summer afternoon. The playground features a splash pad, partial-handicap accessible play equipment and swings.
  • Fairview Park: This playground is on Clements Drive in Fairview Heights. It makes use of open space and innovating programming ideas to provide a quality program for the children.
  • Connaught School: 902-107th Street. This playground makes use of Connaught school yard. Children have access to playground equipment, an outdoor basketball area and plenty of open space.

Coming soon: 2018 Summer Playground Program

If you are interested in a position as playground leader, please check back at the end of April to find the application form.

 

Additional Resources

 

Contact

Siobhan Gormley
Community Programmer/Booking Manager
306-445-1754
sgormley@cityofnb.ca