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Recreation & Facilities

New Winter 2020 Activity Guide


The Merritt 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 and ideal to host functions for as little as ten to as large as 450 people. The Merritt Civic Centre is home to our many recreation programs and special events.

Rate Sheet

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

1950 Mamette Avenue (map)
Mon-Fri: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(ph) 250-315-1050
(fx) 250-378-4205


Nicola Valley Aquatic Centre - Regular Hours of Operation

2040 Mamette Ave (map)


The Nicola Valley Aquatic Centre is located next to the Merritt Memorial Arena and a few minutes walk from the Merritt Civic Centre. Our Facility is also fully accessible for the disabled. See some of the great activities and programs available here »

  • 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


The Nicola Valley Memorial Arena - REGULAR HOURS OF OPERATION

2075 Mamette Avenue (map)
(ph) 250- 378-4832
(fx) 250- 378-6000

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.



The Parks Department is responsible for maintaining eight parks totalling over 5O acres of parkland and 5 km of trails managing the landscaping of all civic facilities that include City Hall, Civic Centre, Spirit Square, Fire Hall, Museum, North East Entrance to the City and the Airport also included are all boulevards and right of­ ways within the city.