What is a Community Association?
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 Blackburn, Hart, South Bowl and West Bowl
Community Associations will be taken on-line at http://pgleisure.princegeorge.ca, over the phone at 561-7600
or in person at City Hall, the Aquatic Centre or the Four Seasons Leisure Pool.
Anyone registering in a Community Association program must complete an
Release of Liability Form. Please click here to download the form. Please be sure to take the
completed form to the first session of the program you have registered in.
Anyone registering for a Community Association program between the ages of 15
and 69 must complete a Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PAR-Q). The
PAR-Q can be downloaded by clicking here.