Community of Williams Lake

Featured Stories

  1. Kids Wrestling program introduces sport to youth

    More than 10,400 children learned to wrestle with program from Wrestling BC.

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  2. Williams Lake Celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2007

    Williams Lake hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007.

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  3. Local governments get funding from Creative Communities

    Fourteen governments receive Creative Communities arts and cultural funding.

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Related Highlights

  1. More than 1,150 young hockey players participated in the Spirit of 2010 Hockey Tournament.

  2. Seven schools registered with Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating in students.

  3. The Cariboo Regional District received $15,000 from Measuring Up to create an accessible outdoor trail system in Tatlayoko Valley.

  4. Williams Lake Spirit of BC Committee hosted events to celebrate the annual Spirit of BC Week.

  5. Williams Lake hosted a Sport Tourism Community Workshop to learn about sport hosting opportunities.

  6. The Williams Lake literacy task group received $72,000 from Literacy Now Communities to improve literacy in the community and surrounding area.

  7. 7,800 people visited the 2010 Legacies Now Connecting Communities Tour at the Williams Lake Stampede in 2008.

  8. 450 people visited the 2010 Legacies Now Connecting Communities Tour at the Williams Lake Fall Fair in 2007.

  9. The Aboriginal Sport Gallery Travelling Exhibit joined the Cowichan Spirit Pole Tour and visited Williams Lake in 2008.

  10. Five high-performace athlete grants were distributed from the Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy Fund.

  11. Cariboo Friendship Society received $1,000 from the Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy Fund to purchase ball hockey equipment.

  12. Punky Lake Wilderness Camp Society received $1,000 from the Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy Fund to purhcase sport equipment.

  13. Williams Lake Indian Band received $1,000 from the Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy Fund for its Sugar Cane Sports Camp.

    Williams Lake Indian Band received $1,000 from the Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy Fund for its Sugar Cane Sports Camp.

  14. Williams Lake Wrestling Club received $1,000 from the Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy Fund to purchase a new wrestling mat.

  15. 450 people visited the express version of the 2010 Legacies Now Connecting Communities Tour at the Williams Lake Fall Fair in 2007.

  16. 7,800 people visited the 2010 Legacies Now Connecting Communities Tour at the Williams Lake Stampede in 2008.

  17. The Cariboo Regional District received $15,000 from Measuring Up to create an accessible outdoor trail system in Tatlayoko Valley.

  18. Williams Lake received $20,000 from Measuring Up to improve accessibilty and inclusion for people with disabilities.

  19. Measuring Up distributed $125,000 to the Measuring Up The North project to improve accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities  in 34 communities and seven regional districts in Northern BC.

  20. More than 530 students attended Explorations summer camps in the Cariboo-Chilcotin School District.

  21. Over 10,400 youth in 32 communities across BC discovered the fundamentals of wrestling with Wrestling BC's Kids Wrestling program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  22. Over 1800 children from six communities and 123 coaches particpated in BC Wrestling's Path to Success program in 2007-2010, which received $10,000 from the BC Sport Participation Program.

  23. Over 3,000 children in grades 2-7 in 41 communities participated in Basketball BC's Steve Nash Youth Development Program in 2007-2010 thanks to $25,000 from the BC Sport Participation Program.

  24. Williams Lake Indian Band Youth Baseball Program received $2,000 from the Local Sport Program Development Fund.

  25. Xat'sull Aboriginal Youth Group in Soda Creek, received $1,000 from the Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy Fund for their Ball Hockey Activity Nights program.

  26. Xat'sull Aboriginal Youth Group receivd $1,500 from the Local Sport Program Development Fund for its ball hockey program.

  27. City of Williams Lake received $20,000 from Measuring Up to improve accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities.

  28. The Williams Lake Spirit of BC Committee received $5,000 from Spirit of BC to host a 1-Year Countdown event on February 12, 2009.

  29. Williams Lake received $10,000 from Creative Communities to create a cultural plan.

  30. More than 3,300 students in 23 schools in the Cariboo-Chilcotin School District participated in Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating.