Fall 2016 Draft Community Association Strategy
During the summer, over 500 people responded to a survey about Community Associations in Prince George.
We now have a draft strategy. Review the background information and recommendations.
Did we get it right? Fill out the short survey.
YOUR FEEDBACK IS IMPORTANT TO US!
What is a Community Asso
Community Associations are volunteer organizations that deliver recreation
programs and community development activities that strengthen communities within
a specific geographic area.
- Everyone is welcome.
- Diversity is respected.
- Neighbours meet to make friends and be active.
- Children, families, youth, adults, seniors, people with disabilities,
newcomers to the community…attend, participate, belong, lead and learn!
For specific information about Community Associations see the listing below:
What can a community association do for
- Provide recreational programs and special events for children, teens,
adults, seniors and families.
- Volunteer experience for school and work
- Opportunity for individual growth and development through:
- Skill Development
- Social Opportunities
What can a community association do
for your community?
- Create a sense of place and belonging
- Builds connection between residents
- Makes a community a better place to live
- Provides volunteers new skills and a place to share their abilities and
- Identify and work with residents of the community on issues of common
- Offers opportunities to come together to celebrate events throughout the
What can you do for your
- Attend a meeting and introduce yourself
- Register for one of their programs
- Volunteer with the set up for a special event
- Develop your leadership skills and run for a board position
- Commit one hour a month to a program
- Challenge your creativity and help with newsletters
- Share your abilities and talents – Volunteer!
Where and when can I register?
Each Community Association has different registration locations and dates.
Please check the Community
Active Living Guide for further information. Generally, registration is the
second or third week in September, the beginning of January and mid April. Some
Community Associations deliver separate flyers through the newspaper or schools,
please watch for this information.
Remember! You don't have to be from the area to register for any Community
Association's programs. All Community Association programs are open to
all residents of Prince George.
Program registration for the Beaverly, Blackburn, Hart, South Bowl, West Bowl
and Crecents Community Associations will be taken on-line at http://pgleisure.princegeorge.ca, over the phone at 250-561-7600
or in person at City Hall, the Aquatic Centre or the Four Seasons Leisure Pool.