Recreation

The Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex in Williams Lake is home to two ice rinks, a fitness centre and a pool. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Cariboo Memorial Recreation Centre hours for summer hours and pool shutdown

Annual shift to summer hours and maintenance shut down

  • Jul 27, 2022

 

Photo credit: Kamloops Immigrant Services

Get Moving with Your Community this June

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  • May 30, 2022

 

Ruby Willams (centre) does her TRX workout during a fitness class at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Centre in Williams Lake on her 88th birthday this month. (Robyn Dawes photo)

OUR HOMETOWN: Vibrant senior still active at 88

Williams Lake’s Ruby Williams says key to youth is ‘stay active’

 

The Williams Lake Stampede Association has had plans drawn up to for a proposed campground expansion behind the curling rink. (TRUE Consulting image)

Williams Lake Stampede Association eyes campground expansion

The association would like to add 25 to 28 sites near the curling rink

The Williams Lake Stampede Association has had plans drawn up to for a proposed campground expansion behind the curling rink. (TRUE Consulting image)
Williams Lake First Nation Chief Willie Sellars, left, and Williams Lake Mayor Walt Cobb officiated naming the Nekw7usem Bridge linking the RC Cotton Trail to Scout Island on Monday, May 17. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake pedestrian bridge officially given Secwepemc name Nekw7usem

Williams Lake mayor and Williams Lake First Nation chief unveiled new signage during naming ceremony

Williams Lake First Nation Chief Willie Sellars, left, and Williams Lake Mayor Walt Cobb officiated naming the Nekw7usem Bridge linking the RC Cotton Trail to Scout Island on Monday, May 17. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Fishing licences came available for sale Thursday, April 1, and the federal government has introduced a new tool to help anglers – those who are required – to record their catches. (Black Press Media files)

New digital recording tool available for fishing licence sales in B.C.

Anglers can now use an ‘easy’ online system to take note of fish they have caught, as per DFO rules

Fishing licences came available for sale Thursday, April 1, and the federal government has introduced a new tool to help anglers – those who are required – to record their catches. (Black Press Media files)
Williams Lake is beginning to freeze over and with temperatures expected to remain below zero beginning Tuesday evening the ice may get thick enough for residents to recreate. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake could freeze enough for outdoor recreation activities

Overnight lows anticipated to dip below -13C beginning Wednesday

Williams Lake is beginning to freeze over and with temperatures expected to remain below zero beginning Tuesday evening the ice may get thick enough for residents to recreate. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
This map provided by the Cariboo Regional District shows the proposed upgrades and trail development at Esler Sports Complex near Williams Lake. (Cariboo Regional District map)

Cariboo Regional District hopes to build low mobility trail at Esler Sports Complex

The regional district is applying for federal funding for trail construction and site upgrades

This map provided by the Cariboo Regional District shows the proposed upgrades and trail development at Esler Sports Complex near Williams Lake. (Cariboo Regional District map)
This screenshot taken from a video shot by surf instructor Shannon Brown shows a watercraft operator in the surf zone off Chesterman Beach. Since being shared on social media, the video has sparked concerns over water safety. (Image from video by Shannon Brown)
This screenshot taken from a video shot by surf instructor Shannon Brown shows a watercraft operator in the surf zone off Chesterman Beach. Since being shared on social media, the video has sparked concerns over water safety. (Image from video by Shannon Brown)
The City’s director of community services Ian James said exercise equipment at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex has been spaced two metres apart due to COVID-19 pandemic precautions. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Complex prepares to re-open June 29

When the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex reopens on Monday, June 29, patrons…

The City’s director of community services Ian James said exercise equipment at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex has been spaced two metres apart due to COVID-19 pandemic precautions. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex is slated for a partial reopening on June 29, 2020. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex slated for partial reopening June 29

The Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex will partially reopen on Monday, June 29…

  • Jun 8, 2020
The Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex is slated for a partial reopening on June 29, 2020. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The RC Cotton Bridge is slated for opening at the end of the month. (Angie Mindus photo)

Plans in the works to open RC Cotton Bridge by end of February

The new bridge is still gated at the RC Cotton side

The RC Cotton Bridge is slated for opening at the end of the month. (Angie Mindus photo)
A rise of misconduct at the Nelson and District Community Complex has put a stress on staff and patrons. Photo: Tyler Harper

10 people banned in two weeks from B.C. rec centre for drugs, squatting

Suspensions were for setting up sleeping bags in washrooms, theft, verbal abuse of staff, and more

A rise of misconduct at the Nelson and District Community Complex has put a stress on staff and patrons. Photo: Tyler Harper