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Swan Valley District Recreation Commission

June 26, 2017



Adult Water Walking

Refreshing waist deep water that puts little to no strain on your ankles, knees, hips & back.   Mon. to Fri., 6am-9am, 12pm-1pm, 8pm-9pm, at the SVCU Aquatic Centre. Cost: regular drop in fee. Walk in the Lap Pool or against the current in the Lazy River – your choice

Swan Valley Motorcycle Ride Group

 Every Wed night May through Sept.  Group goes on an hour ride, have coffee and ride home.  Meet at the Quik Stop parking lot at 7:00 pm.  Be gassed up and ready to ride.  Destination will vary so don’t be late.  No dues, no obligations.  Everyone welcome.  Check them out on Facebook at Swan Valley Motorcycle Ride Group.  Contact Call Johnson at 204-734-3604 for more info

Toonie Swim

Every Wed. from 6pm - 8pm at the SVCU Aquatic Centre. Go to: www.swanvalleyrec.ca for a schedule or call the Customer Service Desk at 204-734-4119

Parent & Baby Aquasize

Tues. 10-10:30am - for babies 6-24 months & their Mommy or Daddy!  Foster your baby’s natural love of water while you enjoy a workout. High energy upbeat music, fun, social environment at the SVCU Aquatic Centre.  Cost: regular drop in fee.  Call: 204-734-4119 or go to: www.swanvalleyrec.ca for a schedule



A refreshing chest deep water workout that puts little to no strain on your ankles, knees, hips & back.  High energy upbeat music, fun, social environment.  Everyone welcome at the SVCU Aquatic Centre.  Cost: regular drop in fee. 

Call: 204-734-4119 or go to: www.swanvalleyrec.ca for a schedule


English and Western Riding Lessons

Jan 9th- Jun 28th - English and Western Lessons- All Levels- Child and Adult.  Contact Rose Campbell for more information or to register 204-734-9401 (h)204-281-2180 (c) rosecampbellhorsemanship@gmail.com, www.campbellhorsemanship.ca, www.facebook.com/rosecampbellhorsemanship

GraciousYoga by Jennette

Hatha vinyasa yoga. $15 drop in. class packages available gift certificates available. Sunday class 3 pm (subject to change) Contact 204-731-0452 for more information.


Yoga with Corinna

Therapeutic Yoga. Class times are: Tuesday &/or Thursday 6-7:15pm at the Swan School of Dance. Price: $21 drop-in or 10 class pass for $189. Contact 204-731-4152 or YogaWithCorinna@shaw.ca   go to:  www.highriveryoga.ca for more information.




Coming up


Canada Day Celebration Activities



8:00 – 10:00 am

Pancake Breakfast

Minitonas Arena

Silver Collection at the door



Unless otherwise noted, all activities take place at

the Benito Rec Centre



            8:00 – 11:00 am                                                10:00 - 4:00pm                                           

    Fireman’s Pancake Breakfast                           8 team Slo-Pitch Tournament

                                             Entries:  Ricky  204-539-2811

                 11:00 am                                                          Scott  204-539-2753

                Concession                                                       Rubieann  204-281-1484


          Open at 12:00 pm                                                          1:00 – 3:00 pm

             Beer Gardens                                            Kids Activities – Bouncy Castle & Kiddie Train

Homemade curly fries from 5:00 – 9:00 pm                              (sponsored by Cement Works)


                1:00 pm                                                                 5:00 pm

55+ Horseshoe Tournament                                     Open Horseshoe Tournament


              7:00 pm                                                                    11:30 pm

      Sticks in the Mud                                                              Fireworks

         Beer Gardens                                                                Racetrack



Swan River

1:00 – 4:00 pm

Picnic in the Park


Activities Include at Legion Park


  • Concession
  • Entertainment Stage
  • Lions Train
  • Cement Works Train
  • Kids Bouncers
  • 9 hole Mini Golf
  • Fire Fighters Demos
  • Stock Car Display
  • Vintage Car Display 
  • Ball Games
  • Free Ice cream
  • Kite flying or frisbee throwing
  • Settlement Service BBQ


                8:30pm                                                Dusk

Games with CBF Church                                  Fireworks                                                               AG Grounds                                                   AG Grounds                                                                                                                           



Adult Drop In Soccer

  Wednesday, beginning May 10th/17. Time: 7pm at the Rotary Sports Fields.


Kids of Thunder Bike Club

For kids ages 8-16, Fri. 6-7pm.  From late April (depending on the weather) to the end of June. Cost: $45 - derekhenkelman@gmail.com for more info or to register.


Swimming lessons for all ages (including Adult)

Jul. 3-7/17 two times a day for 1 week (reg. before: Jun. 28th), Jul. 10-21/17 once a day for 2 weeks (reg. before: Jul. 5th), Aug. 14-18/17 two times a day for 1 week (reg. before: Aug. 2nd), at the SVCU Aquatic Centre. Go to: www.swanvalleyrec.ca for more info. Or call the Customer Service Desk at 204-734-4119. Registration open now.


Wellman Lake Swimming Lesson 2017

  Will be held July 17 – 21.  Early bird registration is $30 by June 1st.  After June 1, cost is $40.  To register or for more info, text Ronn at 204-734-0115 or email ronn13@mymts.net

Whitefish Lake Swimming Lessons 2017

July 31st to August 4th. Cost is $40 per child. To register or for more information call or text Rikki at 204-281-2142 or email rikkirae66@hotmail.com or

Kristy at 204-281-1868 or email sutherlandkristy@hotmail.com


 Physical Arts Week – Tribal Kinetix

Aug. 14 – 18 at Heyes School.  X-Company will once again be running the camp. Ages 6+.  Combination of dance, martial arts, theatre and film, and circus and acro classes.  Brochures now available at the Rec Office or on Facebook.  Cost $165/week if registered by June 30. 

Call the Rec Office at 204-734-3847 for more info


Playground program

Jul.  4 – Aug.  11/17, Monday – Friday, 1 – 4 pm for Kids born 2005 – 2011. Cost:  $20/week or $6 drop in fee.


Day Camps

for kids born 2005 – 2011 - 9am – 4pm - Cost $40/week

Kenville July 10 – 14 (Kenville Hall) - Benito July 17 – 21 (Benito Rec Centre) - Bowsman July 31 – August 4 (Bowsman Arena) - Minitonas August 8 – 11 (Minitonas Arena)


Swan River Daycamp

 2 sessions: for Kids born 2005 – 2011. 9am – 4pm Session 1: July 4 - 7 (4 days) at the Centennial Arena $35 for the week. Session 2: July 24 – 27 (4 days) at the SVCU Aquatic Centre and Centennial Arena Cost $50/week.



Kidsport Applications

  NEW DEADLINES – Applications now accepted on the 15th every month.  We believe no kid should be left on the sidelines, and all should be given the opportunity to experience the positive benefits of organized sports. Kidsport provides support to children to help remove financial barriers preventing them from playing sports.  




If you have any questions or comments or want to register for a program contact Patti at

204-734-3847 or check out our website at www.swanvalleyrec.ca

If you are looking for information about the Swan River Centennial Arena or wishing to rent tables and chairs, or meeting space call the Swan River Recreation and Facilities Office located in the Centennial Arena at 204-734-4141

If you are looking for information about the Swan Valley Credit Union Aquatic Centre or wishing to rent meeting space there, call the Customer Service Desk at 204-734-4119


Facility Closures 2017



Aquatic Centre

SR Arena

New Year’s Day

Sunday, January 1



Louis Riel Day

Monday, February 20



Good Friday

Friday, April 14



Easter Monday

Monday, April 17



Victoria Day

Monday, May 22



Canada Day

Saturday, July 1



Civic Holiday

Monday, August 7



Labour Day

Monday, September 4



Thanksgiving Day

Monday, October 9



Remembrance Day

Saturday, November 11



Christmas Eve

Sunday, December 24



Christmas Day

Monday, December 25



Boxing Day

Tuesday, December 26



New Year’s Eve

Sunday, December 31

Closed at 4:00 pm

Closed at 4:00 pm



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Financial Assistance


Canadian Tire Jumpstart

Every kid should have a chance!.  Register here


So ALL kids can play!

Application deadline is the 15th of every month.  Registration form available here.

SR Centennial Arena Schedule


Monthly schedule

Minitonas Arena

Click here

Benito & District Recreation Centre

Click here

Bowsman Arena


Valley Bonspiel Schedule


SR Ladies - March 17-19

SR Men’s100th - March 9-12