Sport Discovery Community Try It! Programs
Sport Discovery Community Try It! programs offer chances to try a new sport or physical activity. Try It! 40+ recreation programs are adapted for older patrons and feature low-impact activities designed to ease participants back into an active lifestyle. Sessions run from 60 to 90 minutes and are led by qualified and experienced coaches and staff.
All Try It! programs are free of charge and do not require participants to live in the Community Association area where an event is hosted. Some programs may require pre-registration.
Try It! 40+ Pickleball
Try It! 40+ Tai Chi
Try It! 40+ Horseshoe Pitching
Try It! 40+ Golf
Try It! 40+ Hiking
Try It! 40+ Walking with Pets
- There are no Sport Discovery Community Try It! programs scheduled at this time. New programs will be listed here when available.
About the Programs
Try It! is a partnership between the City of Prince George, Engage Sport North, and PG's Community Associations. Try It! 40+ programs for older participants are funded through a UBCM age-friendly community grant. The City of Prince George applied to receive funds to enhance programs that are part of its Age-Friendly Action Plan. The City receives applications from local community associations and senior centres in Prince George and distributes funds to go towards adults 40+ and seniors' recreation programs.
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Community Association Recreation Programs
For a full listing of Community Association programs and program information details, view the Active Living Guide or visit a Community Association's website.
Community Association Websites
Community Associations Program Registration
With the exception of College Heights programs, Community Association program registration can be done online, in person at City Hall, or by calling the Service Centre. College Heights registration is conducted in person at the College Heights Community Association's registration nights. Contact the College Heights Community Association for more information at 250-964-2662.
Beaverly, Blackburn and West Bowl Community Associations also offer in-person registration and more information can be found on their respective websites. Please note a medical and waiver form must be completed and given to the program leader at the first session.
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About Community Associations
Community Associations deliver low-cost recreation programs and events in neighbourhoods throughout Prince George during after school hours (usually between 6:00pm and 10:00pm). All seven Community Associations (Beaverly, Blackburn, College Heights, Crescents, Hart, South Bowl, and West Bowl) are open to residents regardless of where they live.
Volunteer at a Community Association
Community Associations are always looking for new volunteers. Contact an Association to find out more. Some examples of how to get involved include:
- Coming up with a new program idea and pitching it to a Community Association.
- Becoming a board member and assisting in guiding a Community Association.
- Helping out with flooding or snow clearing at a Community Association ice rink.
Parents and their teenaged children may also lead a Community Association program and gain the following benefits:
- Parent and teen bonding
- Individual growth and development
- Fun and rewarding experience
For more information, contact Call Community Services at 250-561-7647.
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Community Associations Outdoor Ice Rinks
Community Association volunteers flood and maintain 18 outdoor community ice rinks around Prince George.
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