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Listed here are groups that provide sport and recreation opportunities for children and youth in Golden BC.

Golden Basketball Association - GBA provides after school basketball instruction to students from kindergarten to grade seven. Through the sport of basketball students will learn and develop skills in movement, balance, team work, fair play, and cooperation.  The seasonal play generally runs from late September to February and is hosted in the Mount 7 Rec Plex Gym.

Golden District Minor Hockey – An initiation A/B (ages 4-5) up to an including midget (ages 16-17) male & female minor hockey program, that includes training camps, tournaments, league play and regular practice.  The program operates under the rules and regulations of the East Kootenay Minor Hockey Association, BC Minor Hockey Association and Hockey Canada.  Contact – Rob Parker: 

Golden Dolphins Summer Swim Club - A not-for-profit organization that coaches, promotes, and encourages the development of athletes and volunteers through participation in speed swimming.  The club provides a safe, fun, supportive environment where swimmers can improve their overall swimming techniques and racing abilities together with providing the opportunity to compete at our home and away races. The Dolphins promote and develop a healthy athletic lifestyle to all our members.  Contact - Website
  Facebook - Like the Dolphins

Golden Girl Guides – Designed for girls from the age of 5 to 18.  Consistent with Girls Guides Canada the program includes the following levels, Sparks, Brownies, Girl Guides, Pathfinders and Rangers.  The participates in various activities such as supporting the community and volunteering, outdoor learning, developing self-image and learning about the world. Contact – Beate Sutter

Golden Kicking Horse Alpine Team – GKHAT - A not-for-profit ski club that coaches and implements the Nancy Greene program at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, run by volunteers and parents dedicated to helping young skiers learn the fun essentials of ski racing and safe skiing.  GKHAT provides a safe, fun, supportive environment where skiers can improve their overall skiing techniques and racing abilities together with their knowledge of safe skiing habits and healthy athletic lifestyle.
Contact – Kisa Glasier -    Website - Facebook - Like GKHAT

Golden Army Cadets 3066 - Army Cadets is a free program that is partially funded by the DND (department of national defense) designed for youth between the ages of 12-19. The cadets participate in various activities such as; field training exercises, drills, marksmanship, map and compass work, orienteering, community service, sports and more.  Though the program is funded by DND does not mean that the cadets are in the military.  Contact - Shauna Matheson

Petit Tournesol French Summer Camps: Éducation en français Summer Camps: During the summer an immersion day camp is offered to children that wish to learn French, students that are in French immersion, or children with a French background. A variety of outdoor, educational, group, cultural, and sport activities will be offered. Contact - Claudine St-Cyr Premont:  Website – "Éducation En Français" on Facebook

1st Golden BPSA Traditional Scouting Group 
The 1st Golden BPSA Traditional Scouting Group is a traditional scouting program for youth aged 5 to 10. They focus on teaching youth to be better citizens for tomorrow through the outdoors and youth leadership.
  • Otters – Ages 5 to 7, Thursday evening
  • Timber Wolves – Ages 8 to 10, Monday evening
The group is part of the Baden Powell Service Association - BC and a member of the World Federation of Independent Scouts. Contact:

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