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Current Programs


WEEKLY PARK PROGRAMS
Here is our weekly park schedule for groups and field sports happening this summer.
We do not run these leagues/groups, so we are unaware if things change. You will need to contact them directly. 
If you have questions we will direct you to the correct contact. 
Email us for those details recreation@cityofdawson.ca or call us 867-993-7400 ext 299.



SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAMS 
Participants must come prepared for the day with a backpack containing a hat, sunscreen, rain gear, a water bottle, and an extra change of clothes. Please wear appropriate footwear for the activity. No flip-flops. Expect your child to get dirty! Registration is defined by the grade that the participant will be entering in the fall.
Registration opens Tuesday, June 1 at noon
Click here to register online at cityofdawson.ca
For assistance  call 867-993-7400 ext 299
 


NATURE SPRITES
Monday to Thursday
June 14-17
1:00pm-4:00pm
Grades K-1
$40
Drop off and pick up at Minto Park
Explore and experience the great outdoors. We will create nature crafts, make land art, play on the trails, go bird watching, bug spying, and have scavenger hunts along our nature walks.

GOLF CAMP
Tuesday to Thursday
June 22-24
12:30pm-5:00pm
Grades 3-5 & 6-7
$50
Drop off and pick up at Minto Park
Hit the green and practice your swing. Enjoy Dawson’s unique attraction across the river at Top of the World Golf Course. Learn basic golf skills, general rules, sportsmanship, and golf etiquette. Golf clubs provided.

GONE FISHIN'
Monday & Tuesday
June 28-29
10:00am - 5:00pm
Grades 4-7
$50
Drop off and Pick Up @ Minto Park
Join us for two days of fishin’ around Dawson’s creeks and rivers to see what we can catch! Campers will experience how to bait their rod, cast it out into the water, and reel in a catch. Learn how to take proper care of a fishing rod, fishing safety, carefully removing hooks from fish, clean and store the fish, and respect for the environment.

ECO KIDS
Monday to Thursday
July 5-8
1:00pm-5:00pm
Grades 2-3
$50
Drop off and pick up at Minto Park
Spend the afternoons exploring the great outdoors in and around the Dawson area. This is an active, fun-filled camp for kids who love the outdoors. Nature exploration, hiking, beachcombing, berry picking, and many more fun activities await your camper!

GIRLS MOUNTAIN HIGH
July 13-15
Leaving Tues @ 10am & returning Thursday @ 5pm
Grades 6-8
$120
Meet at the Arena – girls will be dropped off at home
Join us on this 3 day/2-night all-girl camping excursion in the world-famous Tombstone Territorial Park. Hike the mountain trails and explore the flora and fauna of this breathtaking area. All necessary equipment, food, and transportation will be provided. Campers will be given a list of things to bring after registering.

BEACHCOMBERS
Monday to Thursday
July 19-22
1:00pm-4:00pm
Grades K&1
$40
Drop off and pick up at Minto Park
Join the Rec Dept for this fun, interactive program that encourages play through exploration. Comb the beaches near town looking for treasures, make sandcastles and land art, wade in the creeks and “tidepools”, build driftwood and willow forts and roast hotdogs on the campfire.

ADVENTURE DAYS
Monday to Thursday
July 26-29
10:00pm-5:00pm
Grades 4-6
$100
Drop off and pick up at Minto Park
Don’t miss out on our awesome all-day excursions! Discover some of the beauty and magic of the Klondike area; hiking in Tombstone Territorial Park, fishing for grayling up the Dempster, gold panning and exploring the historic goldfields, and ending the week with a rafting trip down the Klondike!

FARM CAMP
Monday to Thursday
August 2-5
1:00pm-5:00pm
Grades 2-5
$50
Drop off and pick up at Minto Park
Budding farmhands will learn what it’s like to be a farmer. Although we won’t be rising at daybreak with the rooster’s crow, we will be visiting a different local farm each day to help with simple chores. We’ll weed and water the gardens, slop the hogs, feed the chickens, and learn about the food we grow and eat. After all of our hard work, we’ll sample the delicious fresh veggies and berries that Mother Earth, and the farmers, provide.

ARCHERY CAMP
Monday to Thursday
August 9-12
1:00pm-5:00pm
Grades 6-8
$50
Drop off and pick up at Minto Park
Join the Rec Dept, Shawn and Lolita Hughes and the Aboriginal Sports Circle coaches for an outdoor archery camp. Practice your aim, best your own shots, and shoot at moving and exploding targets!!  Locations TBD.

FIELD SPORTS WITH NATHAN & WAYNE
Thursdays @ Minto Park
June 10 - August 12
5:30pm-7pm
$40
For kids going into Grades 5-8
Drop off and pick up @ Minto Park
 Flag football, non-contact rugby, cricket ultimate frisbee, lacrosse, and outdoor volleyball.


ADULT PROGRAMS

YOGA WITH ANZEKA
Tuesdays @Arena Concession
May 25-June 29, 6 weeks, registered program (registration opens Monday, May 10 at noon, click here to register)
5:30pm-7:15pm
$80+ GST
Combination of Vinyasa flow and Yin yoga.

RANDOMIZER WITH JIMMY BODDIE
Wednesdays @ Minto Building
5:45pm
Free, drop in
6 max without masks, 15 max with masks
Join Jimmy with an exquisite selection of random exercise videos, be prepared for anything!

GROOVE DANCE WITH NATASHA
Saturdays @ Arena Concession
10am - 11am
Drop in
$10
Groove is for all levels of ability and fitness. Bring indoor shoes, a water-bottle, and a towel or yoga-mat to lie on at the end.

KUNDALINI YOGA WITH JJANET BARNES
Sundays @ Minto
9:30am-10:15am
June 20 - July 11
4 weeks $40+GST
Kundalini Yoga incorporates postures,  breathwork , meditation, and mantras. It is considered A blend of spiritual and physical practices. Jjanet has 17 years experience as a Bikram and Kundalini Yoga instructor & studio owner. She is currently living in Dawson.