City of North Battleford - Saskatchewan

Recreation & Fitness Classes

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

Recreation Programs

To register or for more information on classes call Central Booking at 306 445 1755 / 1754.  Drop in to the office at the Don Ross Centre - Door #5 891 99th St North Battleford or the NationsWEST Field House 623 Carleton Trail

Recreation Programs for Adults  

          Yoga with Holly

  Suitable for all fitness levels, Holly will guide yoiu through various poses and proper technique, combining balance, flexibility, strength and relaxation.

  • Offered: Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays 5:30pm - 6:30pm  or Wednesdays 6:45 - 7:45pm     
  • Register or drop in   
  • Cost: $84.00/class   Drop in $10.00/class 
  • Location: Logie Hall, Third Avenue United Church (13th Ave. & 102nd St.)

          Run a 5K 

Designed for people new to running, Natasha will walk and "run you through the basics of this fun 9 week journey.  Gradually progress to ensure success.

  • Offered:  Tuesdays  and Thursdays  5:30 - 6:15pm   September 10 - November 7
  • Cost: $84.00   
  • Location: NationsWEST Field House

         Total Body Conditioning (TBC)

 Improve your overall fitness with this fun full body work out suitable for all fitness levels.  Exercises are designed to improve your cardio, core, strength and endurance

  • Offered:  Wednesdays at 5.30pm   September 25 - November 20  (8wks)  
  • Cost: $67.20     Drop in $10.00/class
  • Location: Don Ross Centre, Upper mezzanine

          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: Tuesdays  6:15 - 7:00am October 1 - November 5 (6wks)  or:  Wednesdays 5:30 - 6:15pm October 2 - November 6 (6wks)
  • Cost: $50.40
  • Location: NationsWEST Field House

   Gentle Yoga

 Participants will focus on basic poses, and breathing techniques to increase flexibility, balance, stamina and core strength.  Gentle yoga can help you sleep better, maintain body tone and relieve tension

  • Offered: Wednesdays   2-3.30pm  September 25 - November 27
  • Cost: $75.60 / 9 wks  or $10 drop in

Location: Logie Hall, Third Avenue United Church (13th Ave. & 102nd St.)

Chi Kung/Tai Chi

 Improve your balance, posture, flexibility and overall health, with non-impact slow meditative movements.

  • Offered:  Mondays  11am-12pm  September 16 - October 17 , Monday 7-8pm, September 16 - October 17 or  Thursday evening 7-8pm,      September 16 - October 17
  • Cost: $44.10
  • Location: Don Ross Centre – door #6  Upper mezz  (5wks)  

        Awareness in Stillness:  Guide to Meditation

  This 40 minute class for beginners and experienced practitioners will focus on techiques to silence the brain, relax the body  and......breathe

  • Offered: Mondays 6:40 - 7:20pm September 30 - November 4
  • Cost: $38.00
  • Location: Logie Hall - third Ave United Church

 Cultural Cooking Connections

Instructors from Midwest Food Resources will help you prepare meals and snacks from around the world. Fun and educational!      Pre registration is require

Offered: Thursday November 21st 6 – 8pm

Cost: $32.00Location: Don Ross Centre  Door #6

Introduction to Canning 101

Instructors from Midwest Food Resources, will teach simple canning techniques, recipes, food preparation and storage.  Vegetables are included, bring your own jars.

  • Offered: Wednesday September 25th 6 – 8pm  
  • Location:  Don Ross Centre
  • Cost: $20.00
  • Free Noon Hour Shinny:  Shinny sponsored by River City Plumbing and Heating

            Bring your own sticks, gloves, skates and helmets

    •  Offered: Mondays October 15 - March 25th 12-1
    • 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: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, September 10 -  March 21   (12-1pm)
      • Cost: $3/person
      • Location: Civic Centre
  • Pre-School and Senior 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 Thursdays, October 10 - March 19  (10-11.30am and 1.30-2.30pm)
      • Cost: FREE
      • Location: Don Ross Arena
  • Pre-School and Senior 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: Wednesdays, September 11 - March 18  (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: Saturdays October 19 - March 14  12:15-1.45pm  Dates and times are subject to change for more information call 306 445 1755
      • Cost: FREE 
      • Location: Civic Centre (skates are available, however sizes are  limited)
  • 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: Winter 
      • For more information call 306-445-1754 
      • 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:  TBA
      • Location: Don Ross Centre, upper mezz

Recreation Programs for Youth

  • Kids in the Kitchen: In partnership with Midwest Foods Resources children  9 - 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:  Wednesdays  (4.30-6pm)  November 6 - 27
    • Cost: $44
    • Location: Don Ross Centre, Door #6
  • Babysitters Training: This Saskatchewan Safety Council 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. Please bring lunch, snacks and a raw egg. Manual included.Call 306-445-1755 or 306-445-1754 for more information.  Pre registration required
    • Offered:  Saturday and Sunday October 5 & 6
    • Cost: $62/person
    • Location: Don Ross Centre, Room 107
  • 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: Saturdays  12.15-1.45pm Begins October 19
    • Cost: Free
    • Location: Civic Centre

     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:
        • 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: Thursdays,October 3 - April 2  10-11.30am; no playground on Statutory Holidays or school breaks
        • Cost: Free (donations accepted)
        • Location: Territorial Alliance Church

           

  • 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: Begins September 11   Wednesdays 1:15-2:45pm
    • Cost: Free
    • Location: Don Ross Centre, Door #6
  • 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
  • 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

 

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 

The City of North Battleford offers a free playground program for children aged 6 to 12  11:00 - 5:00pm Monday - Friday.  The program runs during July and August and is supervised by trained leaders. Hours may vary for special events, parents are encouraged to watch for information coming home with their children in June.  Playgrounds open July  6, 2020 11:00am

 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,  the Natural Play Space, 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.

 Additional Resources

 

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