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Summer's End Sport & Food Festival

Join us for the second annual “Summer’s End” festival at Art Fraser Park! There will be a basketball & beach volleyball tournament along with food and music! Join local food vendors for a wonderful evening in the park for all ages! To register for the basketball or volleyball tournament, please...

Fireshow 2016

The 4th annual Fort Nelson Firework Spectacular will be happening on Friday, September 2 on the banks of the Muskwa River. This year the theme is "Top 40" and will feature some of the greatest hits over the last 80 years! The 30 minute show is a great way to end your summer holidays! The show...

Auroa Dance Center Program Registration

Enroll your child in this terrific program geared for children ages 3 - 18! Classes are offered in creative dance, ballet, jazz, hip hop, lyrical, musical theatre, strength & stretch and contemporary! Pick up a registration package to find our more information on our recreational, technical and...

FNCLS Open House

You are invited to attend an Open House at the Learning Centre on September 8th for International Literacy Day. Join us for a coffee, meet our staff and learn about the programs we offer. We make every effort to ensure the information posted is accurate, but from time-to-time events/programs change...

Movies Under the Stars

The Recreation Department, in partnership with the Phoenix Theatre, is presenting our very popular, second annual: Movies Under The Stars! Join us for a FREE outdoor movie on the sliding hill (see details for estimated show times and movies). Feel free to bring your own chairs and get comfy!...

Fort Nelson Diversability Walk

Join us at Kiosk Millennium Park with a fully charged battery to hopefully hatch your Pokemon eggs! Registration begins at 11:30 AM – BBQ lunch held after the walk at WorkBC from 12:00-3:00

Dance Bag Sale

The Dance Bag is coming to get your child ready for the dance season! Come get fitted and purchase everything you need! There will also be a swap & shop, contact Miss Susan for details at

Heritage Place Grand Opening

Join the Northern Rockies Seniors Society for the grand opening of the long awaited Heritage Place! We make every effort to ensure the information posted is accurate, but from time-to-time events/programs change without notice.  Please connect with the sponsoring agency to ensure the most up-to-...

Easier Said Than Run Half Marathon & Fun Run

Join the Recreation Department & Endurance in the sixth annual Half Marathon & Fun Run! Enjoy a run/walk on the community trail with the whole family - including the dog! There will be events for all ages, free concession items and great “giveaways”. Registration is now open, closes on...

Storytelling Workshop

Join the Fort Nelson Writer’s Circle for this dynamic workshop where you will explore the role of storytelling in our lives and in our writing. To register, call 250 774 4415 or email We make every effort to ensure the information posted is accurate, but from time-to-time...

Family Friendly Coalition

The Family Friendly Coalition is an Early Childhood Development Initiative dedicated to providing all children with a good start in life. It helps ensure that children ages 0-6 develop the emotional, social, cognitiive and physical skills they need as they enter school. Our committee is a community based partnership made up of Not for Profits, that meet once a month. Our vision is connect families to their neighbourhood, so they can build relationships and create a network in which will support their children. We are funded by Success by 6 and Children First Initiatives.

Fort Nelson

Welcome to Family Friendly Fort Nelson! The purpose of this website is to connect your family to the community and make you feel welcome. The Spotlight section highlights upcoming events around town. The Directory lists local Service Providers if you're looking for a service/program. The Calendar gives you a break down of the month so you can plan activities for your family at a glance! The Training Calendar is a resource of upcoming workshops/training.