Recreation & Facilities

CIVIC CENTRE
NICOLA VALLEY AQUATIC CENTRE
NICOLA VALLEY MEMORIAL ARENA
PARKS & TRAILS
DOG PARK
SKATEBOARD PARK
ROTARY BIKE PARK
MULTI-USE SPORTS BOX

CIVIC CENTRE

Located next to City Hall the Merritt Civic Centre is the ideal location for hosting your meeting, conference or special event. With two auditoriums, a full commercial kitchen, numerous meeting rooms of all sizes, the Civic Centre is versatile to host functions up to 450 people. The Merritt Civic Centre is home to many recreation programs and special events.

Rate Sheet

For hours of operation, activities and admission rates visit the Winter 2019 Activity Guide.

CONTACT

1950 Mamette Avenue
(250) 315-1050 Phone
(250) 378-4205 Fax
mcc@merritt.ca

Nicola Valley Aquatic Centre

The Nicola Valley Aquatic Centre is located next to the Merritt Memorial Arena and a few minutes walk from the Merritt Civic Centre. The facility is also fully accessible for the disabled.

Features

  • 6 lanes 25 metre Main Pool
  • Lazy River & Vortex
  • Leisure Pool
  • Tot’s Pool & Water Sprays
  • 2 x Hot Tubs
  • Sauna
  • Viewing Deck
  • Fully Equipped Fitness Room
  • Themed Parties

More info on Admission rates, programs and lessons

Opening Hours (Pool & Gym)

Mon-Fri |  6am-8:30pm
Sat-Sun | 10am-4pm

CONTACT

PO Box 189, 2040 Mamette Avenue
Merritt BC V1K 1B8
(250) 378-6662 Phone
(250) 378-3504 Fax
nvac@merritt.ca

Nicola Valley Memorial Arena

The Nicola Valley Memorial Arena offers the community of Merritt as well as the surrounding area not only winter ice opportunities but serves as a great venue for large special events and non ice activities such as lacrosse. Home to the Merritt Centennial’s , one of the longest running Junior “A” teams in western Canada, the N.V.M.A. also delivers Minor Hockey, Skating, Public Skating and Recreational Hockey programs for all to enjoy.

More information on Opening Hours, Admissions & Programs

CONTACT

PO Box 189, 2075 Mamette Avenue
Merritt BC V1K 1B8
(250) 378-4832 Phone
(250) 378-6000 Fax
dzakall@merritt.ca

Parks

The City of Merritt includes 7 official parks:

View more detailed information on parks

Trails

More information on trails for hiking and cycling around Merritt can be found on Tourism Merritt

CONTACT

Charlie Henderson –¬†Manager of Public Works & Engineering
(250) 378-4278
chenderson@merritt.ca

Dog Park

The City of Merritt has a designated fenced dog park.

CONTACT

Charlie Henderson – Manager of Public Works & Engineering
(250) 378-4278
chenderson@merritt.ca

Skateboard Park

The Skateboard park is an outdoor park built out of concrete and consists of:

  • Big three set
  • Curved down ledge
  • Extension rail
  • Flat curv
  • Ledges 3 set
  • Love park mock ledges
  • Movable bench
  • Slam style pyramid

CONTACT

Charlie Henderson – Manager of Public Works & Engineering
(250) 378-4278
chenderson@merritt.ca

Rotary Bike Park

Rotary Bike Park was originally built in 2006 and has recently received an upgrade in 2018.

CONTACT

Charlie Henderson – Manager of Public Works & Engineering
(250) 378-4278
chenderson@merritt.ca

Multi-Use Sports Box

The Multi-Use Sports Box offers a facility for following sports:

  • Basketball
  • Lacrosse
  • Pickleball
  • Hockey

CONTACT

Charlie Henderson – Manager of Public Works & Engineering
(250) 378-4278
chenderson@merritt.ca