Peguis Recreation

Programs

Fitness Room – Open to Community
Gymnasium – Book with Recreation Director
Training Room – Members Only; 17 yrs and under need parent/guardian to join
Classroom – Book with Recreation Director

PURPOSE

1. To promote and support recreational programs and services for all sectors of the Peguis Community
– Network with current programs and services (lighthouse, PYM, PCFS, Gaming, etc.)
– Hands on assistance when needed

2. To develop and deliver recreational programs and services for all sectors of the Peguis Community
– According to the community’s changing needs
– support volunteers, equipment, supplies, space & basic needs for program
– assist hands on within the program

3. To ensure fairness, equality and accountability
– ensuring documentation and maintaining records and files
– posting information to public (events, activities, job opportunities, programs, bids, etc.)
– following rules, guidelines & policy’s within Peguis Recreation and Peguis First Nation

4. To work together with all community programs, departments, organizations, clubs, associations and community services.
– By reaching out to local departments that are providing recreational program/services
– hosting quarterly meetings with local/public

5. To develop a strong, empowering and healthy community.
-recording community input through surveys
-networking & seeking experienced individuals/groups

6. To ensure compliance with any funding agreements and commitments.
– Regular meetings with finance manager
– Quarterly reports/updated for funding partners
– Regular communication with funding partners

7. To ensure access and participation.
– Minimal to no cost programs, services and events
– Meeting the needs of the people that participate in the programs, services and event

Vision
The Peguis Community and Peguis Membership Recreation Program inspires, promotes, develops and delivers a healthy lifestyle through diverse, quality year-round recreational programming opportunities and services to enrich mind, body, and spirit while enhancing lifelong learning skills for all ages.

Mission
To take a leadership role in developing a network of programs, activities, services, special events and facilities that will inspire all ages of the Peguis Community and Membership to participate in a range of opportunities and experiences that foster a strong, empowering and vibrant community spirit.

Guiding Principles
Excellence – quality programming & events
Respect – accountability, professionalism
Inclusive – diversity, equality and fairness, all ages of youth and elders alike, accessibility, and community engagement.
Educate – safety, programs, services, training, professional development, activities and events, sportsmanship, life skills, physical movement sport skills
Leadership – role-model, opportunities, volunteering, independence
Innovative – Fun, creative, growth
Holistic – Mind, body, spirit, soul: balance; 7 teachings.

Goals/Objectives
• To train and supervise staff and volunteers for growth and independence.
• Policy and procedures followed.
• Follow criteria for travel, funding, volunteers, board selection, organizational chart, employees and documentation.
• Communication and transparency between community and recreation.
• Provide quality year round programming, wide range programs and promote participation.
• Provide healthy learning environment with fairness, equality and diversity holistically
• Stand alone and new recreation centre
• Work together with community and organizations
• Utilize outside facilities within community; ex. Multiplex, Peguis Central School
• Recreation centre more operational on evenings and weekends; renovations and upgrades to building
• Ensure recreation facilities (indoor and outdoor) are maintained, expanded and accessible to all membership in our community

Monthly Community Events
Criteria:
• Minimum one per month
• Ensuring the celebration is pertaining to evening/weekend or holiday of the month
• Open and accessible to on & off reserve band members
• Activities to apply to all age groups: young & old
Utilizing different areas/facilities within the Peguis First Nation community

Rules & User Policies

1. Recreation Building
• The Recreation Centre is open from 9am – 10pm for all local community members.
• After work hours, visitors MUST sign in at front foyer.
• Youth may not enter the Recreation Centre until after 3:30pm when school is dismissed.
• The use of drugs, alcohol and tobacco products are not allowed in the whole Recreation Centre.
• Anyone under 18yrs, MUST be with a mature responsible adult for health and safety issues and proper supervision.
• Community members are encouraged to volunteer for supervising evening and day activity/ events– for more information on being a part of the volunteer program – please talk to a staff in the recreation office.
• Maintenance staff/security is not responsible for supervising children during work hours.
• Profanity, destructive or aggressive behavior will not be tolerated.
• Respect of equipment, property, and others in facility is required.
• Discipline problems will be handled first by recreation staff and then referred to Peguis/Fisher Branch RCMP as necessary.
• The Recreation Centre will not be held liable for replacing any equipment, belongings, clothing, etc. that was damaged or stolen in facility. You are bringing them at your own risk.
• Staff in Recreation Centre reserves the right to eject any person for violation of the Recreation Centre rules and user policies.
• Any food that is brought into the Recreation Centre needs to be cleaned up by the person(s) who brought it in.
• Must wear proper footwear in Centre.

2. Fitness Together Centre
• Open to 18 & older.
• Open from 9am to 10pm
• No food or drinks allowed in Fitness Together Centre unless it’s in closed container.
• No outside shoes – must have proper footwear.
• Proper attire must be worn at all times (shirt, shorts, sweats, etc.)
• Re-rack plates, barbells and dumbbell when finished.
• Do not remove equipment, plates or dumbbells from Fitness Together Centre.
• All participants MUST wipe off equipment after each use with disinfectant wipes (provided by Rec. office)
• Exercise at own risk – when feeling lightheaded or fatigue, take it as a sign your body is being overworked and remove yourself to a safe area
• Profanity, destructive or aggressive behavior will not be tolerated.
• Respect of equipment, property, and others in facility is required.
• The Recreation Centre will not be held liable for replacing any equipment, belongings, clothing, etc. that was damaged or stolen in facility. You are bringing them at your own risk.
• Staff in Recreation Centre reserves the right to eject any person for violation of the Recreation Centre rules and user policies.

3. Gymnasium/Billiard Room/Meeting room/Classroom
*Please see Recreation Staff to fill out proper paperwork to book/rent the use of room(s). (Gymnasium is currently booked by Lighthouse youth program every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday evening from 6-9pm September to June)
*When gym is not booked, it is open for all community/rental use.
• Children under 18yrs. must be with a mature, responsible adult when playing in the gymnasium. *equipment can be signed out at the Recreation office; money/personal item of yours must be left for security deposit*
• Food and drinks are NOT allowed in the gym
• Athletic shoes only in gym. No dress, street, or other black –soled shoes.
• Profanity, destructive or aggressive behavior will not be tolerated.
• Respect of equipment, property, and others in facility is required.
• The Recreation Centre will not be held liable for replacing any equipment, belongings, clothing, etc. that was damaged or stolen in facility. You are bringing them at your own risk.
• Staff in Recreation Centre reserves the right to eject any person for violation of the Recreation Centre rules and user policies.

For any questions, concerns, suggestions or interested in creating/volunteering for a program, feel free to come see the Recreation staff in the office or call @204-645-4914.

Hours

Office hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Facility Hours: 9:00 am – 10:00 pm

Contact

Box 639
Peguis, MB
R0C 3J0
Phone: (204) 645-4914
Fax: (204) 645-4220

Recreation Director: Geraldine Monkman
Email: PegBand.Recdir@peguisfirstnation.ca

Recreation Coordinator: Jennifer Wilson
Email: pegreccoord@hotmail.com

Lighthouse Program Coordinator: Cree-Destiny Chapman
Email: TBA

Peguis Youth Movement Program Coordinator: Alexis Wilson
Email: TBA

Peguis Hunters & Gatherers Program Coordinator: Dave Bird
Email: dbird2586@hotmail.com