Programs

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Upcoming Recreation Programs


Virtual Programs 

Throughout Code Red, the RM of lac du Bonnet Recreation Department will be offering various virtual programs. Virtual programs take place online, using Zoom software and participants can enjoy the program right from the comfort of their home. Virtual programs are instructor led and registration may or may not include program supplies. Be sure to read program details regarding program supply pickps. 


In-Person Programming 

Please note that ALL in-person programs are subject to change, in order to comply with Covid-19 Provincial restrictions. If any programs are postponed due to restriction changes, the program will be cancelled and new date selected for the program. Those that have registered an paid, will be automatically moved to the new program date. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Safety of our participants and staff are the top priority. You can review a comprehensive outline of our safety precautions in place during programming under the "Program Policy" tab. 


Spring 2021

Virtual Zumba Gold  l  April 5-May 28, 2021 l  Mondays 6:30 pm & Fridays 10:00 am

Zumba Gold is for anyone looking for a modified low impact Zumba class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower-intensity. If you are new to physical activity or coming back from illness or injury, this is the perfect place to start. This class is also great for older adults. 

April 5-May 28, 2021  l  Cost: $50.00 per household   l Register HERE


Manitou Trailblazers  l  Mondays April 12-June 21, 2021  * No program May long weekend*

We are excited to announce a brand new program coming to to the area this spring: Manitou Trailblazers!
This after-school outdoor program will allow children, ages 8-12 the opportunity to connect with nature, grow friendships, create and be wild! Cost is $100 per child. Program runs Mondays at Blueberry Rock from 5-6 pm. Ages 8-12. 
Register online HERE. 

Community-Wide Spring Garage Sale Weekend    l  May 15 & 16, 2021  l  Register HERE.

Get ready to clear some clutter & snag some deals! The RM of Lac du Bonnet will be creating a physical & virtual map with all the garage sale locations throughout the Town & RM of Lac du Bonnet. Simply register your address and pick the times you would like to offer your sale during the weekend.

Please register by May 9, 2021. Google map link will be available May 12, 2021. Physical maps can also be picked up from the RM of Lac du Bonnet office starting May 12, 2021.

Open to all living in the RM or Town of Lac du Bonnet. There is no cost to promote your sale with us and have it added to the map. Only physical addresses of the sale & times of the garage sales will be shared on the map. Personal information such as name, email and phone number will not be promoted to the public. Tables also available for rental. Please see details in registration from. 

*Please remember to respect provincial physical distancing guidelines and to incorporate spacing & sanitizing at your sale.* 


Canadian Firearms Safety Course (PAL)    l May 2, 2021 8:30 am

The CFSC is an eight hour firearm safety course. It is a federal requirement for those who wish to apply for a Possession and Acquisition License (PAL). The course will start at 8:30 AM on Sunday February 21, 2021, and there is eight (8) hours of classroom Instruction and then written and practical testing afterward. Location: Pioneer Club, Lac du Bonnet

Participants must be 16 years of age.
Cost: $120.00 per participant.

The course objectives for this course is as follows:
-To be able to handle and use firearms and ammunition safely.
-To be able to comply with firearms laws.
-To be able to store and display non-restricted firearms and ammunition safely.
-To transport non-restricted firearms and ammunition safely.

Registration HERE. 


Beeswax Food Wrap Workshop   l   May 7, 2021

Join the RM of Lac du Bonnet along with Petal & Hive to create 3 (10x10 inch) Beeswax Food Wraps. Facilitator Mary-Anne will walking you through the process of creating 3 deluxe wraps, which include an integrated cord and toggle closure, ensuring the wrap stays closed. They are great for use at home and perfect for food on the go! Making your own beeswax food wrap is an easy, fun and rewarding project. Some people may find that it's magical, the fabric disappears and becomes food wrap! And it smells so good! Joy! You're going to make and alternative to plastic that'll be infused with the joy of your making. 

Two different times: 2:00-4:00 pm & 7:00-9:00 pm (choose time in form below)

Ages 10 and up please. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Cost: $35.00 per participant. Children $25.00 if accompanied with an adult registration. Ages 10 and up.

Location: Lac du Bonnet - TBA   l   Register HERE. 


Photowalking Program   l   Various Dates (see below)

Combine nature walks with photography and let your feet and creativity roam free. ‘Photowalking’ is a visionary way to get you moving, clear your mind, and connect with your surroundings, while snapping some really great photos! A local photographer will share techniques and compositions for capturing nature based photos, while a volunteer from the Lac du Bonnet Trails Association guides you across our local trails. This program is for those with and without photography experience. Camera not required, smartphone with camera capabilities can be used. 

  • Spring: May 29, 2021 - Blueberry Rock (rain date the following Saturday)
  • Summer: July 24, 2021 - Wildlife Ponds
  • Fall: October 2, 2021 - Pinawa Dam (rain date the following Saturday)
  • Winter: December 4, 2021 - The Great Trail (sections north and south of Tower Road)

Cost per session: $20.00 or register for all 4 for $70.00   l   All classes start at 10:00 am and run till approximately 1:00 pm. 

Register online HERE.


Parent's Night Out  l   May 15, 2021

Enjoy a night out without the kids! Drop your kids off for a fun night of activities, crafts, games, snacks, supper, movies, outdoor play & more! Each participant will receive a Subway kids meal for supper and a light snack in the evening. 

Date: May 15, 2021 4:00-10:00 pm   l Register HERE.

Cost: $30.00 per child   l   Location: St. John's Heritage Centre   l   Programming targeted for those ages 5-12 years


Restricted Canadian Firearms Safety Course (RPAL) May 20, 2021 8:30 am

This course is a six hour restricted firearm safety course. It is a federal requirement for those who wish to apply for a Restricted Possession and Acquisition License (RPAL). The course will start at 8:30 am and there is six (6) hours of classroom Instruction and then written and practical testing afterward. Location: Pioneer Club, Lac du Bonnet

Participants must be 16 years of age and have passed the regular PAL exam before taking this course/exam.

Cost: $120.00 per participant.

The course objectives for this course is as follows:
-To be able to handle and use restricted firearms and ammunition safely.
-To be able to comply with firearms laws.
-To be able to store and display restricted firearms and ammunition safely.
-To transport restricted firearms and ammunition safely.

Registration HERE.


In-Service Day Camp

Need child care on days when school is out, or are your kids looking for something fun to fill their day off? Join the RM of Lac du Bonnet Recreation Department for Day Camps! A safe and fun way to keep your kids active on planned Sunrise School Division in-service days. For children ages 5-12 years.

Cost: $30 per day/ per participant

Please note that due to social distancing, spaces are limited. 

April 16, 2021- Superhero Camp
May 7, 2021 - Outdoor Adventure

Location: St. John’s Heritage Church and Arts Centre - 86 McArthur Ave, Lac du Bonnet, MB

REGISTER FOR CAMP HERE


Summer 2021

Swimming Lessons @ the Town Dock

Throughout the summer, there are a variety of swimming lessons options for adults and children! Proudly offering the Red Cross Preschool & Red Cross Swim Kids Program. To register, please visit the www.wrrd.ca. Registrations will be open in April. Lessons take place at the Town of Lac du Bonnet Dock. *All swimming lessons are dependent on provincial Covid-19 regulations/restrictions at the time of lessons*

  • 2 Week Lessons
    • Red Cross Swim Preschool and Swim Kids lessons are taught by our Red Cross Water Safety Instructors. 2 Week Lessons typically run for approximately 30-45min and are held between the hours of 11am and 3pm, Monday-Friday. 
    • Dates for 2 Week lessons: 
      • SESSION 1: JULY 5-16
      • SESSION 2: JULY 19-30
      • SESSION 3: AUGUST 9-20
  • Compressed Lessons
    • These lessons run August 2-6, 2021.
    • The classes for this session will be held twice per day over one week. NOTE: These are only available for levels 4 and up.
  • Private Lessons
    • Private lessons are also available on an individual basis. Lessons are offered for children and adults of all ages and abilities. Specific dates and times for the Private Swim Lessons will be on a first come, first serve basis and will need to be pre-paid. Class times and availability are limited. Private Lessons are available Monday-Friday in half hour time slots between 3:30-5:30pm from July 5-August 20 (no private lessons August 2-6).

Swimming lessons are made possible thanks to the Rural Municipality of Lac du Bonnet, Town of lac du Bonnet & Winnipeg River Recreation.