Community Connections hosts a variety of children’s programs throughout the year, including mentorship programs, summer day camps, and lunch and after school groups. The Child, Youth and Family Services Team offers free services for people in all stages of life, including counselling and parent support.
There are many local sports and recreation clubs, organizations and community programs. For a list of groups, information on all recreation facilities and up-to-date contact information, contact Community Centre reception or download the latest Program and Leisure Guide. The Community Centre also is home to the Revelstoke Aquatic Centre and Okanagan Regional Public Library. The Revelstoke Forum, for ice skating, hockey and roller derby, is located at the west end of Vernon Ave. The Curling Club is adjacent to the Forum. Playgrounds and parks can be found throughout the community. A new Skateboard Park opened in October 2018 and is located in Kovach Park, on Edward St.
The Revelstoke Child Care Society (RCCS) is a non-profit organization that strives to promote awareness of, and access to, quality child care options. RCCS links families and child care providers by offering free consultaion, support, and referral services to parents seeking child care. The society builds partnerships that enhance the development of all children in Revelstoke, including events, workshops and support for community-wide programming. RCCS-run programs include the Early Learning Lending Library, Leap Land Indoor Playground, Play in the Park Summer Drop-In, two Child Care Centres, and the Revelstoke Child Care Resource and Referral Program (CCRR).
CCRR supports parents with information about quality child care choices and early childhood development, as well as in-person consultations on the Affordable Child Care Benefit (AACB). Free child care referrals are made to: Registered License Not Required Family Child Care, Licensed Family Child Care, Licensed In Home Multi Aged Family Child Care, Licensed Group Child Care and Preschool.
CCRR supports child care providers with training and learning opportunities, access to resources, start-up assistance, parent referrals, and more.