District of Wells

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Parks & Recreation

In addition to the trail networks and nearby Bowron Lakes, there are a number of local recreation opportunities.

Fitness Centre

The Wells Community Fitness Centre is located in the basement of the Wells-Barkerville School.  The facilities include free weights, 2 treadmills, elliptical trainer, 2 stationary bikes, step machine, bow-flex, balance equiment, and various therabands.  The centre does not have safety supervision and operates by self-regulation by participants. 

Fitness Centre Fees:
$20 per month
$90 for 6 months
$160 for 1 year (12 months)
$60 summer special for 4 months!

A $25 cash key deposit is required for all users.

Please visit the District of Wells office during office hours for details and payment of fees.

Ball Diamonds, Playgrounds & Skating Rink

The District of Wells maintains several parks & recreation facilities throughout the community for public use.  These include:

  • 2 small baseball diamonds at the school
  • Large baseball diamond at the west end of Pooley St
  • Skating rink at the school
  • Playground at the school
  • Playground at the Community Garden
  • Picnic park at the east end of Pooley St
  • Fred Wells Park at the intersection of Pooley St and Sanders Ave.

Please respect these facilities and help us keep them clean and safe.


Drop-in yoga is provided by local instructors at the Community Hall in the Ballet Room (top floor).  Currently on Mondays at 8:00 am  Drop-in fee is $8.