Facilities

The Leisure Services Department employs a staff of over 20 regular and approximately 15 part-time employees as well as 20 to 40 contract instructors to provide some of the many leisure opportunities that enhance the quality of life in our community. Some of the services provided by the District of Kitimat, either solely or in cooperation with other departments or organizations, include the maintenance, scheduling, staffing and programming of the following community recreation facilities:


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Developed sport and recreation sites include:


• Four tennis courts
• Ten baseball/softball fields
• Fourteen soccer pitches
• Skate, bike and board park, Nechako Centre
• Two summer playground locations
• Concession, snack facilities at Riverlodge Recreation Centre and Tamitik Jubilee Sports Complex
• Banquet, conference and dance facilities at Riverlodge Recreation Centre
• Meeting rooms at Riverlodge, Tamitik and various locations in the community
• South Hirsch Creek mountain bike trails (access from Forest Ave. to six loops of various lengths)
• Numerous hiking trails (information available from Museum, Riverlodge, Tamitik or Chamber of Commerce)
• Rod and Gun Club offers skeet shooting, pistol range and archery
• Various snowmobile areas - contact local club
• Hirsch Creek Park - wilderness area, picnic sites
• Radley Park - camping, fishing and picnic areas
• Hospital Beach picnic area, boat launch
• Fire Mountain Shooting Range
• 22 neighbourhood adventure parks
• Snowflake Park, horseback riding area
• Hirsch Creek Golf and Winter Club: Summer 18 hole golf course, winter 4 sheet curling rink. Year round banquet and meeting rooms.
• Snowflake Seniors Centre
• MK Bay Marina off Kitamaat Village Road