Recreation Commission 10 (Area E East)

Recreation Commission No. 10 is a local commission established by the RDCK Board to operate the Recreation Program Local Service in Area E East between Kokanee Provincial Park and Coffee Creek, including Harrop and Procter.  The Recreation Commission has the mandate to provide financial contributions to groups providing recreational programs on behalf of the commission.

Eligible non-profit organisations, societies and clubs serving Electoral Area E East may apply for recreation program funding.

There are two grant cycles per year:
1. Spring – for projects/programs running in Summer and Fall
2. Fall – for projects/programs running in Winter and Spring


The applicant has demonstrated that there is a significant need for this project and it fills a gap that is not currently covered or duplicated by other services within their community (i.e., lake access, trail maintenance, art/theatre).

  • The project plays a unique role specific to the community.  The project serves and involves the community. Non-Profit Community Groups in RDCK Area E East (Balfour/Harrop/Procter/Queens Bay/Long Beach), or organizations providing services in Area E East.
  • The budget has included admission/registration fees.
  • The applicant has leveraged additional resources. (i.e., capital project has matching funds for requested amount)
  • Final Reports are up to date and complete.
  • Is this a new applicant (higher score)?  Is this a repeat candidate (lower score)?

Please complete the application form in its entirety including a list of Executive Officers, a copy of the organisation's latest financial statement, and additional information as needed to a maximum of five (5) additional pages and forward the completed application to:

Erin Christopherson
Phone: 250.551.3661


Organisations in receipt of Recreation 10 funding are required to submit a final financial report for each project supported with Recreation 10 funding.  The report must be completed in its entirety including financial statement information, project outcome details, accompanied by copies of receipts/invoices that provide details and proof of how all the funding was utilised.  Project expenditures supported by Recreation 10 funding need to have incurred during the noted project period.


Please contact Erin Christopherson, Recreation 10 Community Liaison at, 250.551.3661or email: with questions regarding grant applications or eligibility.

Past Successful Projects


Project Name

Project Description

Funding Amount

Balfour Recreation Commission

BGC Youth Golf Program

Summer program for youth to learn to play golf


Balfour Seniors Association #120

Carpet Bowling

To purchase a second set of bowling balls


Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy

Telling Our Stories

Autobiography writing sessions


Harrop & District Community Centre Society

Jewelry Workshop

Workshop teaching youth and adults how to make chains


Harrop-Procter Community Co-op

Hiking Trail Guide

Design and print a guide of local trails in the community forest


Kootenay Lake Family Network

Run and Rhyme

Ages 0-6 and caregivers drop-in gym program


Procter Community Society

Procter Gymnastics and Trampoline Club

Purchase new tumbling mats


Procter-Harrop Seniors Association #118

Yoga Classes

Gentle yoga classes offered on a sliding scale


Redfish PAC

Afterschool Programs

Various afterschool programs for school-aged children. E.g. Art, dance, gym time, Run Jump Throw


Sunshine Bay Riding Club

Resurface of Round Pen

Improved safety and quality of round pen for horse and rider


West Arm Outdoors Club

Procter Fishing Platform

Design and construction of a fishing platform into the West Arm current


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