Health & Wellness
Address: Chief Joe Mathias Centre, 100 Capilano Road, West Vancouver, BC V7P 0A7
Manager: Justine Sobell
Yúustway understands the valuable role leisure, sports, and recreation play in enhancing the lives of Nation Members. The Recreation team strives to offer a variety of programs and events that meet the needs and interests of all ages. All the department’s activities are designed to benefit community members physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually.
The team’s objectives include:
- Sport, recreation, fitness, youth, outdoor, after school, drop-in, seasonal camps, and other programming.
- Creating recreation opportunities through building relationships with other Bands, organizations, and sport bodies.
- Supporting community events that bring our community members together.
- Supporting the culture of the Squamish people through recreation.
To register or learn more, please email email@example.com.
The objective of this grant is to provide Nation Members with support to pursue sport and recreation activities. Funding is available for Individual High Performance, Individual Recreation, Team Sponsorship, and Event Sponsorship. Applications are open twice a year and Members are eligible to receive funding once a year.
Applications are reviewed and scored by a review panel of Nation Members that possess a good understanding
of Squamish sport and recreation endeavors. The maximum funding amount is not guaranteed; funding is determined based on the amount of applications received and the information/details provided in your application. The panel will use good judgment to give fair support based on the information provided on the application and is authorized to deny funding to any application that does not meet the criteria.
Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw History Book For Sale
We are excited to announce that tiná7 cht ti temíxw (We Come From This Land) will be published in early January 2024! The book is intended to be a snapshot – a collection of some of the multi-faceted stories and histories that are held by the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh People and a starting point for future conversations.
Squamish Strong Protocol Agreements Signed
As a part of the celebrations of the 100-year anniversary of the Amalgamation of Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw, we are pleased to announce the Nation is signing a Wa Iyí̓m ta Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Protocol Agreement with the City of North Vancouver, District of Squamish, and the City of Vancouver respectively.
New Squamish Nation Residential Tenancy Regulations for Sen̓áḵw
Today, the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw announces that the protections in the British Columbia Residential Tenancy Act (BCRTA) will be in place for the Sen̓áḵw development and for future on-reserve housing developments.