Parks & Recreation

Parks and Recreation services in Electoral Areas C, D and E are managed through the CCRD Operations Department. Bella Coola Valley recreation programming, ice rink flooding and park scheduling are handled by several dedicated volunteers. For general information on Parks and Recreation, please contact the CCRD front desk at 250-799-5291 or by email:

The Denny Island Recreation Commission provides the service in a portion of Electoral Area A. The authority to maintain the service is provided by the Regional District Board of Directors via bylaw. Commissioners who serve the function are appointed annually by the Board.

For more information and a list of recreation facilities and programs, please see Facilities and Programs.  For information about the pool, please see Centennial Pool.  For maps of popular provincial forest and BC Parks hiking trails in the Bella Coola Valley, please see Recreation and Trails Maps.

Originally built in 1967, the Centennial Pool was constructed with proceeds from the federal government as part of their Centennial…
Playground, Picnic area
Beaver Pond Picnic Area, Big Cedars trail
Photo credit: Bella Coola Valley Tourism, Geoff Moore
Outdoor ice rink with warming hut, Outdoor skate park
Covered BBQ Pit, Softball Field, Soccer Field, Playground, Concession