Address: Island Park Portage la Prairie, MB
Services: The Arboretum located on Island Park is an educational collection of 4 acres of prairie hardy trees, shrubs and vines. Serving as an outdoor classroom, the Arboretum is free to the public with a wheelchair accessible pathway, over 200 different types of plants and information stations on plants, horticulture, forestry and wildlife.
Eligibility: Anyone - all ages.
How to Access: Find out more about what makes up our prairie landscape by reading the information stations in the Arboretum.
YOUTH & ADULT
Portage Minor Hockey Association
Address: PO Box 1145 Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 3J9
Portage Gymnastics Club
Contact: Tonya Thompson for additional information.
Description: The Portage Gymnastics Club is dedicated to excellence and fun in the sport of gymnastics through programs that develop discipline, coordination, strength, flexibility, and balance.
Programs include kindergym, Level 1 and 2 Girls, Level 1 and 2 Boys, Pre-Competitive, and Competitive.
The Portage Gymnastics Club practices on Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursday evenings from 5:00pm - 8:45pm.
Manitoba Major Soccer League (Men's League)
Address: 135-200 Innovation Drive Rm 187. Winnipeg, MB. R3T6A8
Phone: 1-204-654-9574 (office hours Monday - Friday)
Portage Aeros, Portage United
Description: Men's soccer from May to October. Registration is by team only; registration takes place in Winnipeg at 211 Chancellor Matheson Road at the University of Manitoba Subway Soccer South Indoor complex in early March.
Portage Blaze Soccer (Women's Soccer Club)
Description: The Portage Blaze is a women's soccer program that runs from May to September. Registration is online in April. There is competition with Winnipeg Women's Soccer League and a host tournament called the Central Plains Cup held in June in Portage la Prairie.
Address: Red River College. 32-5th Street SE, Portage la Prairie
Email: See website for contact form
Description: Jui jitsu for ages 12 and up. Enrollment will take place after the long weekend in September at the Southport Recreation Centre.
Portage Junior Rifle Club
Address: High Bluff, MB
Description: Instruction of rifle safety, handling and target practice for ages 12 up to 18. Participants may then be eligible for Hunter's Safety certificate. Enrollment will take place the first Monday in November and practice continues until the end of May. There is a Provincial Manitoba Rifle Association competition held at the end of practice with other Rifle Clubs from within the province.
Portage Minor Baseball
Email: email@example.com for general inquiries
Description: Baseball for children ages 4 to 18. Portage Minor Baseball Association is committed to the development of youth sports in Portage la Prairie. This enhances team building and friendship while developing skills in sports. There is a high level of participation and fun in every age category.
Portage Skating Club
Address: PO Box 604, Portage la Prairie, MB
Portage Youth Soccer
Soccer Hotline Answering Machine: 204-856-0664
BDO Centre for the Community
Address: 390 1st Street North West, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 1R8
Services: Formerly the Centennial Arena, the BDO Centre offers access to recreational activities such as a ball hockey service, a play structure, a skate park, skating rink and a slide. The centre is also used for the Central Plains Minor Hockey Association, the Portage Minor Hockey Association and the Portage Ringette Association.
Eligibility: Anyone: all ages.
How to Access: For information on the BDO Centre, check the website www.bdocentre.com and for all booking please use the email address listed.
Hours: Winter Season: October 15th-March 15th: Hours: Mon-Fri: 4:00 pm-12:00 am, Sat: 8:00 am-12:00 am, Sun: 8:00 am-10:00 pm. Off Season: no regular hours but open for bookings, email for more information
Canadian Tire Jumpstart Foundation
Associated with Big Brothers, Big Sisters, PCU Centre, Portage Friendship Centre, Recreational Opportunities for Children, Sport, MB
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Portage 204-857-4397
Portage Friendship Centre 204-239-6333
Recreational Opportunities for Children 204-870-2015
Services: Assists low income families with registration and equipment for physical recreation
Child and Family Services of Central Manitoba Foundation - Chance 2 Grow, Chance 2 Camp, Chance 2 Play, Chance 2 Learn.
Address: 25 - 3rd Street South East, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 1N1
Email: Foundation Administrator (Portage)- Nancy Funk: Nancy.Funk@gov.mb.ca
Foundation Administrator (Winkler)- Sandra Doell: Sandra.Doell@gov.mb.ca
Email contact form on their main website under 'Contact Us'.
Services: Chance 2 Grow funds a wide variety of recreational and educational opportunities for children. Activities eligible for funding include: music/instrument lessons, music or art or drama day camps, art classes and supplies, hockey (Southern Manitoba), Girl Guides/Boy Scouts, swimming lessons, figure skating lessons, soccer, gymnastics, baseball, ringette, theatre classes, martial arts, dance classes (other activities will be considered upon application).
Chance 2 Camp funds allow CFSCMF to award a max. of $400.00 per child so children who, because of economic circumstances in their families, would not otherwise have the opportunity for a summer camp experience.
Chance 2 Play, funded by NHL player Arron Asham's annual Charity Golf Tournament, raises money that goes towards awarding children registration, equipment or transportation for that season's hockey program for children who, because of economic circumstances in their families, would not otherwise be able to participate.
Chance 2 Learn, provides financial assistance to former and current youth in care of Child & Family with various post-secondary education expenses.
Eligibility: Chance 2 Grow Eligibility: Children and youth from 5-17 years old who reside in the Central Region of MB and who meet the qualification of financial need (based on household size and total family income).
Chance 2 Camp Eligibility: Children and youth from 6-17 years of age who reside in the Central Region of MB and who meet the qualification of financial need (based on household size and total family income).
Chance 2 Play Eligibility: Children and youth up to 18 years of age from the central plains minor hockey who meet the qualification of financial need (total family household size paired with max. allowed total family income - can be found online).
Chance 2 Learn Eligibility: Verification of registration or acceptance at an accredited educational institution, school, technical college or university; scholastic performance; letters of reference (one from a former teacher); a written response to the question "Why should I be considered for this award?". Parental Contribution information for Chance 2 Grow depends on registration,equipment and supplies total and is available through their offices or on the application.
Cost: Chance 2 Camp and Chance 2 Play: Parental Contribution: 1st child: $20.00, every child after that: $15.00. with a max. parental contribution of $50.00.
How to Access: For more information on these programs contact the Child and Family Services of Central Manitoba Foundation or visit their website or location for more information. Applications for the programs are available at their offices or online.
Address: 225 Prince Avenue, Portage la Prairie, MB
Phone: 24 Hour Movie Hotline: 204-857-9233
Services: The Cinema Centre features 5 screen, Dolby® and Digital Surround Sound with the latest movies now playing in theatres. 3D movies are also screened here.
Eligibility: Anyone - all ages. Ratings: General - all may view, suitable for under 12. Parental Guidance - all may view, theme and content may not be suitable for all, most suitable for mature viewers over 12. 14 Accompaniment - suitable for those 14 years of age and older, adult must accompany those under 14, may contain violence, coarse language and/or sexually suggestive scenes. 18 Accompaniment - suitable for those 18 years of age and older, 14-17 must be accompanied by an adult when viewed, will likely contain explicit violence, frequent coarse language, sexual activity and/or horror. Restricted - only adults 18 and over may view, may contain foul language, or depict graphic violence, horror or sexual activity.
Cost: Tuesday and Saturday afternoon shows: $6.00.
How to Access: Call the 24 Hour Movie Hotline or visit their website for more information, 'Now Playing' lists and times.
Hours: Evening showings typically start between 7:00 pm-7:30 pm. Matinee showings are typically start between 1:00 pm-1:30 pm. For individual showtimes please call or visit their website for more details.
Crescent Lake Community Walkway
Address: Crescent Road Portage la Prairie, MB
Services: The Community Walkway is a 2.4 meter wide, 5.3 km paved path along Crescent Lake. It features benches and reference/story points to sites of the past and heritage properties along the lake and can be used for walks, running, biking, rollerblading, etc. It has several access points along the lake as well as wheelchair accessible entry points.
Eligibility: Anyone: all ages.
How to Access: For more information on the Community Walk way, contact the city in either general inquiries or the tourism department.
Fort la Reine Museum
Address: PO Box 744 2652 Saskatchewan Avenue East, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 3C2
Services: Fort la Reine Museum, Pioneer Village and Tourist Bureau Inc. offers a unique dedication to preserving the heritage of the Canadian Prairies and the history of the City and Municipality of Portage la Prairie. Has over 25 different building displaying thousands of individual artifacts including native artifacts and more modern pieces such as farm equipment and military artifacts from the 20th Century. The museum offers Guided Tours (Pioneers & Trail Blazers, Beaver Tales, Building of a Nation and Songs, Social Movements, Building a Culture of Peace). It also offers the option of Participatory Experiences where tours can be customized through exploring the museum on assignment (free), explore and answer activities, trading games, schoolhouse lesson(s), history writing exercises or pioneer baking ($3/person+admission).
Eligibility: Anyone - all ages.
Cost: Paying admission is required. Admission Prices: Adult: $10.00, Seniors (60+): $8.00, Student (Student ID): $8.00, Children (5-12): $5.00, Children (4 and under): Free, Daily Family Pass (Includes 2 adults and up to 3 students): $25.00. Individual Season passes and Family Season passes may be available, please contact the museum for more information. Teachers/Escorts of School Tours are NOT charged admission (ratio of 1:5 students). The Participatory Experiences in customizing tours may come with extra expenses, ex: Pioneer Baking is $3/person+admission.
How to Access: For information please contact the Fort la Reine Museum, Pioneer Village and Tourist Bureau Inc. by phone or visit their website or location for more information. Exhibit information can be found online.
Hours: May-September: Monday-Saturday, 9:00 am-5:30 pm, Sunday, 12:00 pm-5:30 pm. After Labour Day, hours of operation change and visits are by appointment only.
Address: Crescent Road & Royal Road. Island Park, Portage la Prairie, MB
Services: Island Park features the Portage Golf Club with an 18-hole course, 4 newly resurfaced tennis courts, as well as paved roads and paths around the island for walking, jogging, cycling, or rollerblading. Splash Island Water Park, the Portage Credit Union (PCU) Centre, Mayfair Farms and the Portage Ex Campground are all located on the island. Island Park & Playground features a duck pond, cross-country ski trails, 2 washroom facilities, 3 picnic facilities with multiple picnic tables (available for events, performances), a performing stage with power outlets and wheelchair accessible pathways. The playground features greenspace, play structure, slide, benches and picnic tables.
Eligibility: Anyone - all ages.
How to Access: For more information on the Island Park and its surrounding facilities, please refer to other sections in the resource guide or contact the City of Portage la Prairie by phone, email or through their website. For more information on the performing stages or to reserve a picnic shelter, please contact the Parks Department at 204-239-8346.
Address: PO Box 1059 245 Royal Road South, Island Park, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 3C5
Services: The Portage Regional Recreation Authority Inc. (PRRA) is a not-for-profit corporation responsible for the provision of recreation and leisure facilities and programs in Portage la Prairie region. The PCU Centre is a PRRA operated facility featuring Manitoba's largest indoor wave pool, fitness centre, two NHL sized arenas, and a walking track.
The Shindleman Aquatic Centre offers 6-25 metre swim lanes, lazy river, a tots pool area, as wellas zero beach and ramp entry. There is a 212 ft water slide and a 14 person whirlpool. Year round public swim, swim lessons, lap swim, and pool rentals are available.
The PCU Centre offers a two lane, 210 meter walking track along the upper level of the PCU Arena. Occasionally, the walking track is closed due to special events; information can be found by contacting the PCU Centre or visiting the Centre's website.
The PCU Viterra Fitness Centre offers access to exercise equipment, fitness classes and personal trainer opportunities. Active Passes provide access to the Viterra Fitness Centre, Shindleman Aquatic Centre, Walking Track and fitness class (annual membership excludes lessons and specialty fitness programs).
The PCU Arena features a 85'x200' NHL ice pad with seats, concourse, entertainment suites, 2-lane walking track, raised media and sound rooms, multipurpose room, concessions, bar services, and washrooms; the arena is home to the Portage Terriers.
The Portage Mutual Arena features a 85'x200' NHL ice pad with seats, standing room, sound system, 4 standard size dressing rooms and washrooms. The 2 ice services offer public skating, recreational clubs and team use and rental opportunities.
The PCU Centre offers spaces that can be used for meeting rooms, trade shows, and conventions. The PRRA hosts a summer Children's Day Camp Program, hosted within the PCU Centre.
Eligibility: Anyone - all ages. Youth Active Pass holders (13-16 years old) must complete a gym orientation program prior to using the fitness centre. Seniors are defined as those who have reached their 60th birthday.
Annual Membership Active Passes makes members eligible to use the fitness centre, aquatic centre, and walking track. Those who do not have an Annual Membership, can still use facilities by paying daily, monthly or tri-monthly.
Walking Track Eligibility: Walking Track is restricted access, access is open to Walking Track members, Active Pass Holders and those patrons who have purchased a daily admission.
Cost: Active Passes Annual Membership (per use): Adult: $10.00, Youth: $8.00, Senior: $8.00, Family (up to five members, max. 2 adults): $30.00, Adult Couple memberships are also available. Full yearly, tri-monthly, and monthly prices are available by contacting the PCU Centre or on their website.
Public Swim (2016 prices) cost (per use): Adult (18-60): $7.00, Infant (0-2): $2.50, Youth (3-17): $5.00, Senior (60+): $5.00, Family (up to 5 members, max. 2 adults): $25.00, Observer: $5.00. Pool Rental rates can be found by contacting the PCU Centre or online.
Walking Track Membership (2016 prices): All Users: $130.00/Annual, $50.00/3 Months, $3.00/Daily Rate. *Prices are subject to change yearly.
How to Access: For general information please contact the reception desk at 1-204-857-7772 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. For information regarding the PCU Arena(s) please contact 1-204-857-7772 ex 2237 or email@example.com. For room or pool rentals please contact the reception desk or request space online. For Arena Suite rentals for Portage Terrier Games, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hours: PCU Centre Hours of Operation: Monday-Sunday, 6:00 am-10:00 pm.
PCU Centre Reception Services Regular Hours: (September -May): Monday-Sunday, 8:30 am-8:30 pm.
PCU Centre Reception Services Summer hours: (June - August) Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8:30-4:30pm; Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30 am - 7:30 Pm; Saturday- Sunday, Closed;
Walking Track Hours: Monday-Sunday, 6:00 am-9:30 pm;
Restricted Walking Track Access Times: Monday-Friday, 6:00 am-4:00 pm; Saturday, 7:00 am - 9:00 am.
Free Walking Track Access from 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm daily
Portage and District Arts Centre
Address: 11 2nd Street North East, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 1R8
Facebook: Portage & District Arts Centre
Services: Housed within the William Glesby Centre (West Entrance), the Portage and District Arts Centre features an art gallery (new exhibit or installation every few months and showcases works from across Canada), gift shop (with art supplies, giftware from local and regional artists and a 10% discount to members), dance studio (with wooden spring flooring and dedicated washrooms), pottery studio (with 9 pottery wheels and an electric kiln), classroom (used for classes and workshops), and a boardroom gallery.
The Dance Program offers dance classes, typically including 24 classes, finishing with a spring recital. Dance classes that have been offered include contemporary, Ukrainian, tap, jazz, ballet, cheer and hip hop.
Classes and Workshops offer various art related classes and workshops for youth and adults. Classes include pottery, mixed media, drawing, dance, quilting and fitness. Workshops include stained glass, painting techniques, sculpture and more.
Special Events include the PDAC Reel Event, independent films shown at the Cinema Centre Theatre Oct through April; Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra performance in December, Celebration of the Arts, Gala Dinner and Art Auction in May; Artful Garden Tour in mid July.
The ArtsSmarts Program is run through the Portage & District Arts Centre, it brings artists, youth and communities together through expressive, visual and performing arts. ArtsSmarts grants offer the opportunity to develop skills, capacity, and confidence in using an art form as a tool for exploration and learning. Disciplines have included: art, writing/illustrating, fitness, science, fiber arts, drama, leatherwork, multi-media, choral work, theory & history, social studies, science, math, music, composition (photography), film making, design/construction and community projects. For more information go to www.pdacartsmarts.org
PDAC ArtsSmarts –Youth/community learning organizations, all ages.
Dance Program: ages 3 - Adult.
Classes: 6 and up
Workshops: youth and adults
Membership: Student: $20.00, Adult: $25.00, Family: $45.00, Group: $75.00. Individual and family memberships receive 10% discount on art supplies, discount on selected classes, 10% on tickets for selected performances offered by the Arts Centre, monthly newsletter, open invitation to monthly gallery exhibit openings and free access to art library. Group memberships receive free rental of classroom or boardroom for meetings (max. one per month), mailbox at the Arts Centre, monthly newsletter and an open invitation to monthly gallery exhibit openings.
The Dance Program has a registration fee and requires a payment for recital
Classes and Workshops have a registration fee.
Special Events the purchase of tickets is required
How to Access: For more information on what the Portage & District Arts Centre offers contact them by phone, email or by visiting their website or location.
Hours: Tues-Sat: 11:00 am-5:00 pm
Portage Curling Club
Address: Canad Inns Destination Centre 2401 Saskatchewan Avenue West, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba R1N 3B7
Services: The Portage Curling Club offers recreational and competitive opportunities in curling. Memberships are available for purchasing.
Eligibility: Anyone - all ages are welcome. Each category has a different age limit.
Cost: Prices of memberships are available online: http://portagecurlingclub.com/index.php/curling/membership-info
How to Access: For more information please contact the Portage Curling Club or visit their website.
Portage Golf Club
Address: PO Box 715 Island Park, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 3C2
Toll Free: 1-866-714-7058
Services: The Portage Golf Club offers recreational and tournament golfing on a 18 hole course with a fully stocked clubhouse, pro shop and rental abilities.
Eligibility: Anyone - all ages. Certain days are specified for members, the men's league and women's league and special tournaments.
Cost: Prices vary depending on age, shareholder vs. non-shareholder and how many holes are being played. Season Passes are available and specific pricing is available through the Portage Golf Club or online. Green Fees: 8-Round Pass: $288.00; Weekday 18: $39.00; Tournament: $39.00; 9 Holes: $25.00; Junior 18: $16.00; Junior 9: $10.00. Powered Carts 18: $35.00; Powered Carts 9: $24.00; Pull Carts 18: $7.00; Pull Carts 9: $4.00; Club Rental (11 piece) 18: $21.00; Club Rental (11 piece) 9: $10.00; Daily Trail Fee: $10.00.
How to Access: For more information and booking a tee time call the Portage Golf Club or visit their website or location.
Hours: N/A Tee times can be booked online or by phone. Cancellations must be made with a min. of 24 hours or a "no show" charge will be issued. Tee times booked are for 18 holes only, call the pro shop to reserve power carts. Booking is available 7 days in advance.
Portage la Prairie Regional Library
Address : 40 - B Royal Road North, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 1V1
Services: The Portage la Prairie Regional Library offers a variety of programs and services including author readings, book launches, pre-school story time, workshops and information sessions, movies, summer reading and activity programs, celebrations of special literary events, and more. The library also offers promotional activities, an annual book sale with newspapers, magazines, comic books, sheet music, audio books, VHS/DVD, etc. (typically in the summer), and Inter-Library Loans (ILL) where the patron can borrow material from another library. Computer services include: two Children's computers with pre-loaded children's games, headphones (Internet access is unavailable on these machines); public Internet access: Library workstations with Microsoft Office Pro 2013, headphones, CD or flash drive access, printing (for a small fee); Laptop access: laptop connections; wireless access(including Shaw Open): available during open Library hours). Multi-Purpose Room is available for meetings, seminars and displays if the library does not require the space (max. 50 people). The library has small collections of material in French, German and Ukrainian with Chinese and Spanish and other languages available through ILL or by request. Library Home Service, run by volunteers, enables individuals unable to visit the library to borrow reading materials. A Microfilm Reader/Scanner is available and attached to a laser printer; the reader is able to project microfiche, 16 to 35mm microfilm. Photocopying and printing is available in black and white copies only (for a small fee) and available from the library's Internet machines only with no fax or scanning services. E-Books and E-Magazines are available through the library or through eLibraries Manitoba, or through Zinio, but material cannot be used on, or downloaded to, library equipment. The library also has connections to Ebsco Host, Ancestry for Libraries, and additional outside websites.
Eligibility: Anyone - all ages. Membership Application Requirement: two pieces of identification with the individual's current name and address, those under the age of 18 must have his/her card signed by a parent/guardian. Membership types: resident, non-resident, temporary and block. Most programs require registration, which can be done at the library. Membership is required for using Library workstations. Access to children's computers, wireless access and laptop access is available without charge, membership or time limit. The Multi-Purpose Room is available to groups whose aims and goals are in harmony with the library's, and is to be used for meetings, seminars and displays unless approval for any other activity is given. Library Home Services is free but limited to the residents of the City of Portage la Prairie and users must abide by the borrowing policies of the library. Users of Microfilm Reader/Scanner: Members must present their membership card for access, non-members will be signed on using the library's non-membership card, there is no charge for this service.
Cost: All activities are free.
Membership Fees: Non-Resident: $15.00 single or $35.00 family (membership expires one year from date of purchase). Temporary: $15.00 deposit, of which $10.00 may be refunded at the termination of the membership. Block: for resident organizations and teachers who teach within the boundaries of the funding municipalities, $60.00 annual fee for organizations and teachers teaching outside these boundaries.
Overdue Charges: Print Items and Talking Books - .10 cents/day, DVDs - $1.00/day, CD-Audio Books - .50 cents/day, lost/damaged items are the patron's responsibility (reimbursement is expected). Multi-Purpose Room Rental: Full rental for organizations and businesses charging admission fee: $100.00/full day, $50.00/6 hours or less. Half price rental for non-profit groups operating with paid staff: $50.00/full day, $25.00/6 hours or less. Free of charge: Departments and committees of the City and Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie, Non-profit volunteer organizations and groups or individuals pursuing a non-commercial activity.
How to Access: For more information on programs and services through the Portage Library contact the library by phone, email or visit their location or website.
Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 10:00 am-8:00 pm; Saturday, 9:30 am-5:30 pm; Closed: Sunday-Monday. Holidays: when specific holidays fall on an "open day", the library will be closed (list of specific holidays are available online).
Additional Information: A total of 24 items may be borrowed: 6 books - 2 weeks, 6 paperbacks- 2 weeks, 6 magazines - 1 week, 3 DVDs - 1 week, 3 CD-Audio Books - 2 weeks, Visually/Physically impaired members may borrow up to 6 CD-Audio Books. Renewals and items for reserve are also available.
Address: Multiple locations around the city.
Republic Park: 204-857-7772 (ext. 2237)
Morrison Sports Park (Oakville): 1-204-267-2091
Services: There are 13 public playgrounds spread out in Portage la Prairie.
Downtown: 7th Street & Saskatchewan Avenue East: benches, greenspace, picnic tables, play structure and a slide. BDO Centre for the Community: ball Hockey surface, play structure, skate park, skating rink and a slide.
72 3rd Street North East (Portage Evangelical Church): benches, monkey bars, picnic tables, play structure and a slide.
Island Park: benches, greenspace, picnic tables, play structure, sand, slide and swings.
16th Street North West & McKay Avenue West: benches, greenspace, picnic tables, play structure, sand and swings.
Koko Platz/Mellenville: Burns Bay & Ashbury Bay: benches, greenspace, monkey bars, play structure, sand, and a slide.
Caithness Street (Mellenville): benches, greenspace, play structure, slide and swings.
Meighen Street (Koko Platz Recreation Club): ball hockey surface, climbing structure, skating rink, slide and swings.
North End: 8th Street North West & 4th Avenue North West (Beaver Diamond): baseball diamonds and greenspace.
North East Park (6th Avenue North East - beside North Memorial School): baseball diamonds, basketball hoops, benches, greenspace, picnic tables, skating rink and walking path.
Prosvita Playground (3rd Street North West & 7th Avenue North West): basketball hoops, benches, greenspace, monkey bars, picnic tables, play structure, slide and swings.
Morrison Sports Park (Oakville - Manitoba 13): baseball diamonds, greenspace, monkey bars, picnic tables, soccer field(s) and swings. Morrison Sports Park can also be used for camping and reunions, washroom facilities are available.
Rotary Republic of Manitobah Park (Republic Park - Cambridge Street): 9 ball diamonds (one with lights), greenspace, 6 fenced diamonds, 1 football/rugby field, 5 soccer fields, 3 full fields, 8 mini soccer fields, 2 beach volleyball courts, batting cage and 2 washroom facilities.
Eligibility: Anyone: all ages.
Cost: Free. Recreation at Republic Park may have a cost, refer to Republic Park under recreation on the PRRA website for more details.
How to Access: For more information on public playgrounds and the sports areas contact the city by phone, email or visit their website or location.
Hours: Any of the playgrounds can be used at anytime, 24/7. Schedules for the Republic Park and Morrison Sports Park are available through their contact information.
Rotary Republic of Manitobah Park
Address: 125 Cambridge Street, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 3V6
Phone: 204-857-7772 (ext. 2237)
Services: This is a PRRA operated facility. Rotary Republic of Manitobah Park offers 9 Ball Diamonds (one with lights), 6 Fenced Diamonds, 1 Football/Rugby field, 5 Soccer Pitches, 7 Mini Soccer Pitches, 2 Beach Volleyball Courts, Batting Cage and 2 Washroom facilities. The recreational facilities are used for youth, adult and club recreation.
Eligibility: Anyone - all ages.
Cost: Soccer Field: (2016 pricing) Youth Group: $22.00, tournament rate: $75.00 per field/day 8 hours. Adult Group - Game: $62.50, Practice - /hour: $22.00, /use: $32.50, tournament rate: $110.00 per field/day 8 hours. Beach Volleyball Court: All Users: free, Netting & Infield Rakings: $30.00/day. Batting Cages: All Users: free.
Additional services such as: line painting baseball ($20.00/app), line painting soccer (free/app), line painting football ($250.00/app), line painting rugby ($135.00/app), bases ($30.00/set up), vehicle access permit ($10.00/day), lights - diamond 9 ($27.00), In-field raking ($100.00/10 hour day), and portable fencing ($75.00/diamond).
How to Access: For information please contact the PCU Centre at 1-204-857-7772 (ext. 2237) or email email@example.com
Additional Information: More information on times and schedules for the recreational facilities can be found through the PCU Centre or online.
School Playgrounds in Portage la Prairie
Address(s): École Arthur Meighen, 201 River Road
École Crescentview: 751 Crescent Road Road
Fort la Reine: 36 - 13th Street North West
La Verendrye: 500 - 7th Avenue North West
North Memorial: 410 - 6th Avenue North East
Oakville: Box 130, 88 Pth 331 Oakville
Red River College: 32 - 5th Street South East
Yellowquill: P.O. Box 1000 - 3000 Crescent Road West
Westpark: P.O. Box 91 - 2375 Saskatchewan Avenue West
Phone: School Division Office: 204-857-8756
Fax: School Division Office: 204-239-5998
Services: There are a number of playgrounds in Portage, some of which are located at schools, others in neighbourhoods. Those located at schools are at Arthur Meighen, Crescentview, Fort la Reine, La Verendrye, North Memorial, Oakville, Red River College, Yellowquill and Westpark. Features include balance beam, baseball diamonds, basketball hoops, benches, greenspaces, monkey bars, picnic tables, play structures, running track, sand, slides, soccer fields, swings and tires. Each school doesn't have all these amenities, specific information can be found in the school's description under Education or by checking out the location, or by looking at the individual's school's descriptions under Education.
Eligibility: Anyone - all ages.
How to Access: See the school's playground description in Education under the school's name or check out the locations.
Hours: 24/7. During the school year, it should be taken into consideration that playgrounds are used by the school during school hours, but may still be used after school hours. Red River College and Westpark School are not under the Portage la Prairie School Division.
Address: 85 Centennaire Dr, Southport, MB R0H 1N0
Eligibility: Anyone - all ages.
How to Access: For more information call Southport Bowl or the Southport Recreation Centre, email or visit the Southport website.
Southport Golf Club
Address: 2655 Musketeer Road East, Southport, MB R0H 1N0
Recreation Desk: 204-428-6050
Toll free: 1-800-558-4680
Services: The Southport Golf Club features a 9-hole golf course (that can be played as an 18-hole par 72 course when alternation tee boxes), a driving range, pro shop and fully licensed clubhouse. It offers golf lessons, golf club fitting, repair and regripping.
Eligibility: Anyone - all ages.
Cost: $18.00/9 holes, $22.00/18 holes. Membership fees: $375.00/annual for adults, $125.00/annual for juniors (12 and under), $155.00/annual for juniors (13-18).
How to Access: For more information or to book a tee time, tournament or golf lessons contact the Southport Golf Club by phone. More information can be found through phone, email or visiting Southport's website or location.
Southport Recreation Centre
Address: 75 Centennaire Drive, Southport, MB R0H 1N1
Toll free: 1-800-558-4680
Services:The Southport Recreation Centre features a full weight room with a large selection of free weights, a cardio room with treadmills, stationary bikes and stair climbers and a large gymnasium that can fit six badminton courts, three volleyball courts or a full size basketball court along with equipment for almost every sport.
Eligibility: Anyone - all ages.
Cost: Drop-In Fee: $10 ($7 for Youth). Membership Fees: Adult: $85/month, $145/3 months, $240/6 months, $340/annual. Student or Senior: $60/month, $100/3 months, $160/6 months, $230/annual. Family: $640/6 months, $910/annual. Emergency Services Personnel: $230/annual. 11 Punch Card Pass: $80. Facility Rentals: Whole Gym: $50/hour, Half Gym: $35/hour.
How to Access: For more information contact the Southport Recreation Centre by phone, email or visiting Southport's website or location. Recreation Centre Registration Forms are available online.
Hours: Mon-Fri: 5:00 am-9:45 pm (Pass card only access until 8:30 am), Sat-Sun: 5:00 am-7:00 pm (Pass card only access until 11:00 pm. Holiday Hours of Operation can be found online or by contacting the Southport Recreation Centre.
Splash Island Water Park
Address: PO Box 1059, 260 Royal Road South, Island Park, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 3C5
Services:This is a PRRA operated facility. Splash Island outdoor water park features aesthetic fountains and mini geysers, bubbler bench, three 25 meter swimming lanes, a lazy river, non-slip decking and a zero depth beach-like entry. This facility is seasonal and only operates in the summer (exact dates can be found by contacting the PCU Centre or Splash Island or visiting their PCU Centre/Splash Island website. Swim lessons, public swim and pool rentals are available.
Eligibility: Anyone - all ages. Children 10 years & under must be accompanied by an adult. All children 8 years & under must remain within arms reach of a parent or guardian at all times. Swimmers must be a min. of 4 feet in height to slide down the Splash Attack or Funnel Tunnel.
Cost: General Admission: Adult (18-60): $8.00, Infant (0-2): $2.50, Youth (3-17): $6.00, Senior (60+): $6.00, Family (up to 5 members, max. 2 adults): $28.00, Observer: $6.00. Aquatic Pass Membership (per year) - (includes Shindleman Aquatic Centre & Splash Island): Adult: $325.00, Youth: $200.00, Senior: $200.00, Family: $800.00. *Prices are subject to change yearly (2016 pricing).
How to Access: For general information please contact the Splash Island Water Park desk at 204-239-8399 or the PCU Centre at 204-857-7772.
Hours: General Operating hours: 9:00 am-8:00 pm, specific times and time slots for swimming lessons, public swim, rentals, aquafit and family swim can be found through the Splash Island office, the PCU Centre office or online.
Additional Information: The pool is closed if the weather outside is less then 10°C.
William Glesby Centre
Address: 11 - 2nd Street North East, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 1R8
Information Box Office: 204-239-4848
Services: The William Glesby Centre is a charitable, nonprofit organization that hosts various programming and fundraising events. Performances range in drama, music, the arts, etc.
Eligibility: Anyone - all ages. Some performance may have age restrictions.
Cost: Tickets can also be ordered online at anytime through their online box office.
How to Access: For more information on performances and events call, email or visit The William Glesby Centre location or website.
Hours: Box Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 10:00 am-5:00 pm. On days of scheduled concerts, the box office opens at 4:00 pm. A seating chart can be viewed online, making picking seating when buying tickets easier.
Additional Information: A seating chart can be viewed online, making picking seating when buying tickets easier.