The Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex is the heart and hub of recreation in Williams Lake and area.
Serving many of the community’s recreational needs, the facility – located at 525 Proctor Street – offers two busy ice rinks, the West Fraser Aquatic Centre, a fitness centre, plus the Gibraltar Room: a large, theatre- and banquet-style space that can be used with or without bleachers.
The swimming pool area boasts several amenities including a 25-metre lap pool, a leisure pool area with a waterslide, lazy river, tots area, kiddie car wash, teacup fountain, bubble pit, vortex and massage chairs.
There’s also a hot swirl pool, steam room and sauna at the facility.
The busy twin ice rinks house several community sports organizations for both youth and adult leagues and tournaments, as well as offer regular public skating opportunities for residents during winter months.
The facility also plays host to multiple community events and recreation programs throughout the year.
These include swimming lessons and lifeguard training, drop-in fitness classes, aquafit, skating and shinny hockey, film festivals, day camps, after-school care, skating lessons, hockey camps, specialized fitness programs, dancing, cooking, outdoor recreation and much more.
Three times per year, the facility releases an Active Living Guide to the community available in print and online providing detailed information about programs, classes and upcoming events.
Through an online registration system, PerfectMind at cityofwilliamslake.perfectmind.com, residents are able to register, view and sign up for programs effortlessly.
For more information, or to stay up to date on what’s happening, pop by the CMRC Facebook, Twitter or Instagram pages or visit www.williamslake.ca/communityservices.
If you’d like a free tour or more information about the facility, please, call 250-398-7665 to book an appointment or drop by.
The CMRC has a unique three-month pass program suitable for businesses, service clubs, sports teams and groups of 15 or more people. Group Facility Passes include UNLIMITED access to the following: