Community Events

2019 Pool Closure

The Sparwood Leisure Centre Pool will be shut down for annual maintenance during this time, however the courts and weight room will remain open.

During the shutdown:

  • Office Hours: Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Putter's Grill: Monday - Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Closed Saturday & Sunday

Father's Day Swim

Dads swim for free. Bring Dad out for a leisurely Sunday swim to celebrate his big day. Father’s get in free with a paid child’s admission. 1:00 - 4:30pm.

Kids Duathlon

Coal Miner Days Kids Duathlon begins at noon!

Pre-register at the Sparwood Leisure Centre (367 Pine Ave). First 50 registrants receive a T-Shirt!

Race Location: North Rec Center Parking Lot
Arrive: Race package pick-up begins at 10:30am and will run until 11:45am

Racer Briefing and Course Walk Through: 11:45am-12:00pm

Beer Garden

The conclusion of the Coal Miner Days with a BBQ at the Beer Gardens.

Sunday from 9 am - 7 pm at the Rec Centre Field. 

Sparwood 5k/10k Fun Run

Coal Miner Days Fun Run 5km & 10km.

Start/Finish/Registration: Sparwood Recreation Centre North Parking Lot. Pre-registration details in the post below. 

Begins at 9 am in the Rec Centre North Parking Lot. 

Slo-Pitch Finals

The conclusion of the Coal Miner Days Slo Pitch tournament with a BBQ at the Beer Gardens. Everyone is invited to come out and cheer on these athletes.

Tourney resumes bright and early at 8am and ends at 7pm. 

Ball fields at 367 Pine Avenue. 

Coal Miner Days Cabaret!

It’s time to dance! Come on out, grab a drink and rock along to Uncovered, an 80’s Rock band that will mix it up with a little bit of Country and Top Hits! Don’t forget to purchase tickets for $20 from the Sparwood Esso, Sparwood Husky, Sparwood Heights Food Store, Causeway Bay and the Sparwood Rec Center until noon, June 8. Tickets will also be available at the door for $25. Don’t forget - you will need a pin to enter! But don’t worry – a pin also guarantees entry for a chance to win $1,000.

Saturday 8pm - 1am. Sparwood Arena 367 Pine Ave

1st Annual Skate Jam

Please join Boarderline & Commit Snow & Skate for our 1st Annual Coal Miner Days Skate Jam!  From 3 - 6pm at the Sparwood Skate Park. 367 Pine Ave.

~ A fun and friendly event for all ages and abilities ~

BBQ, prizes, tunes, and skateboard maneuvers!

Strawberry Tea

Coal Miner Days 2019

Strawberry Tea at the Seniors Drop In Centre (101 4th Avenue)

1pm - 3pm 

Auto Extraction Demonstrations

A huge thank-you to the Sparwood Fire Department, who for several years has been an integral part in making Coal Miner Days such a success! From the Fire Fit Challenge, Auto Extraction and Fire Truck rides (June 8) to the amazing world class Fireworks display (June 7), we appreciate how you encourage community spirit and participation through education and fun!

Auto-Extraction will happen at 1 pm in the Curling Rink Parking lot (367 Pine Avenue).