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For those seeking something more
relaxing, a steam at the North Peace
Leisure Centre followed by a great meal and
a night of live theatre at the 413-seat
North Peace Cultural Centre is in store
before cozying up in one of the various
accommodation choices from bed and
breakfast options to hotels and motels.
Easy access for RV and car parking is
available at the Visitor Centre located in
the heart of Fort St. John. Here you will
also find Centennial Park, which includes
several of the major recreation facilities:
North Peace Arena, North Peace Leisure
Pool, Kids Arena, Fort St. John Curling
Club, Fort St. John Rotary Spray Park,
Formal Gardens, Linda Johnson Speed
Skating Oval, Fort St. John - North Peace
Museum, Fort St. John Business Resource
Centre, and acres of green space. Picnic
tables, volleyball net and playground are
all available.
Fort St. John features excellent year-
round sports facilities that provide venues
to a very active sports community. From
hockey to soccer and martial arts, there
are sports to suit a wide variety of
interests. There is also the opportunity to
check out many sports on a provincial
or national level as Fort St. John has
played host to several large sporting
events, such as the Northern BC Winter
Games, Canadian Junior Speed Skating
Championships and the Provincials for
hockey, volleyball and curling, to name
a few.
Outdoor Adventure
There are several boating, fishing,
hiking and camping opportunities in
the area. Glide leisurely in a canoe
or fish on one of many lakes in the
area and take advantage of world-
class fishing for rainbow trout, Arctic
grayling, bull trout, walleye or
northern pike.
Fort St John --
North Peace Museum
For historians, the Fort St.
John North Peace Museum
offers a look back at the pioneer
days of Fort St. John from the
start of oil and gas exploration
in the area to the construction
of the Alaska Highway. If you
prefer your history on the move,
try the self-guided heritage kiosk
walking tour. On your tour, view
historical photos of Fort St.
John while enjoying the City's
downtown.
Centennial Park 100th Street
Centennial Park is the hub of many activities and home to several recreation
facilities. It's a great place for a picnic!
High On Ice
2009
January 16 - 18
Visit Fort St. John and
celebrate the best of winter at
Northern BC's largest winter
carnival. Featuring the only NICA
Sanctioned BC Ice Carving
Championship, amateur and
professional Ice Carvers come from
around the globe to compete for over
$15,000 in prizes. Other family friendly
events include a snow golf tournament,
snowmobile show and shine, curling
bonspiel, ice fishing derby,
entertainment and more!