Book the Northern Sport Centre

The Northern Sport Centre is the largest multi-sports complex in northern BC. We provide professional facilities for a variety of activities and sports.

COVID-19

As we adapt to the COVID-19 reality, our facility will operate very different. 

Other changes include:

  • Increased cleaning measures between bookings
  • Closed change rooms
  • Single direction traffic control
  • Closed water fountains
  • Spectators are permitted on the fieldhouse and gymnasium side of the viewing glass. Limit is 50 people per side. 

  • Wearing a mask while in the public areas of the facility is required. You do not have to wear one while exercising.  

Local sports organizations must adhere to the new facility health and safety protocols as well as those established by their provincial sporting associations.

The Province's website lists a number of sports as examples, and it is important to note that this is not an exhaustive list. All team sports must follow these restrictions. 

All other bookings and events must also adhere to the facility health and safety protocols. Booking requests will be carefully reviewed on a case-by-case basis to ensure they meet our guidelines.

If you would like to book a space, please complete our Reservation Request Form.  Our Booking and Event Coordinator will follow up within three business days to discuss.

If you have any questions about making a booking, please email kaz.ikuta@unbc.ca

The safety of staff and patrons is our #1 priority. Some of the changes to the facility are temporary while some may become permanent.  We will only accept 100% compliance. User groups must ensure their participants follow our guidelines. If they fail to do so, they will asked to leave the facility and may not be welcome to return.

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The Northern Sport Centre is located at the entrance to the UNBC campus. We are a quick drive from downtown and the airport. 

NSC WheelchairbasketballPrime slots for meetings, gala events, sports days, sports teams, clubs, tournaments and personal activities are available. Call Kaz Ikuta at 250 960 5335 for details. 

Facility Uses

We work closely with local sports organizations as the premier host of their practices, games and tournaments. Are you interested in hosting a sporting event at the NSC?  Download our Facility brochure and contact SportPG for assistance with the bid and funding.

We are proud of our relationship with groups such as: 

Contact them directly to get involved as a volunteer or participant. See below for some uses of the Northern Sport Centre:

Fields

  • Baseball
  • Archery
  • Field Hockey
  • Field Lacrosse
  • Flag and Touch Football
  • Golf
  • Lawn Bowling/Bocce
  • Obstacle Races
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Team Handball
  • Tennis
  • Ultimate Frisbee

Cardio Zones

  • Fitness
  • Training
  • Rehabilitation

Gymnasium

  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Floor Hockey
  • Gymnastics
  • Pickleball
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • Boxing

Studios

  • Aerobics
  • Boxing
  • Dance
  • Fencing
  • Martial Arts
  • Pilates and Yoga

Meeting Room

  • Clinics
  • Staff meetings

Strength Rooms

  • Power Lifting
  • Weightlifting
  • Fitness
  • Training
  • Rehabilitation 

Track

  • Walking
  • Running
  • Sprinting
  • Fitness
  • Training
  • Rehabilitation

Squash Courts

  • Squash Tournaments

Locker rooms, Officials Rooms' and storage areas are also available. Our rental "hour" is 55 minutes. 

The fee for your space booking does not include use of the Northern Sport Centre services. You will not have access to fitness equipment, weight rooms, drop-in classes or the track. It is the cost for your group's exclusive space rental.

Not a member? The drop-in fee must be paid if you want to use any of the services before or after your booking. Members just have to fob in for facility access.

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Private Bookings

Corporate Services

The NSC can create a unique and engaging opportunity for your special meeting, conference or convention. Let us help you in designing a customized retreat by offering professional instructor led activities.

Or get back to basics with activities to keep the blood pumping. Soccer, basketball, scavenger hunts, fitness classes, and dodge ball are just a few team building activities we offer. A break that will prove to be a hit with any delegate!

Schools

  • Sports Day?
  • Need to get the class active?
  • Want to learn about proper fitness?
  • How can we compliment your lesson plan? Teachers or Administrators retreat?
  • Hosting a school event?
  • Hosting a local, regional, provincial event?

We have hosted PE and Sports Days here for public and private schools.

Call Kaz Ikuta at 250 960 5335 for your quote today!

Meeti​ngs

Our Wolf Den multi-purpose room is designed for small, intimate meetings and workshops. The Wolf Den includes wireless internet, projector and drop-down screen. We can set up for any meeting. 

  • Over 1,500 sq. ft. meeting room
  • Custom set-up available
  • Wireless internet access
  • Multimedia capabilities
  • Catering available
  • Private, fully equipped change-rooms

The Wolf Den can be rented by the hour, day or longer. Fees may apply for janitorial, room set-up or instructor services. 

To discuss opportunities for your special event, please contact Kaz at 250 960 5335.

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