Recreation Commission 10 (Area E East)

Recreation Commission 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.

Grant Information
Eligible non-profit organizations, societies, and clubs serving the Electoral Area E East Local Service Recreation Commission area may apply for recreation program or project funding.

Application Evaluation Criteria:

  • 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.
  • 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)?

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

Call for Grant Applications   Recreation Commission 10 – Outlet District Programs or Capital Projects

Who can apply:  

  • Non-Profit Community Groups in RDCK Area E East (Balfour/Harrop/Procter/Queens Bay/Long Beach), or organizations providing services in Area E East.
  • Individuals or groups will apply under the sponsorship of an eligible community organization. 
  • Programs or projects must be completed in Area E – East.

How to Apply:

FILLABLE Application Form

  • Please contact Raeanne Gow, Recreation 10 Community Liaison at, ph: 250-551-5374 or email: with questions regarding grant applications or eligibility.

Deadline for applications:

  • Spring: Email applications by 4pm March 28th, 2019
  • Fall: Email applications by 4pm October 24th, 2019

Final Financial Report – Report Requirements
Organizations 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, and accompanied by copied of receipts/invoices that provides details and proof of how all the funding was utilized.  Project expenditures supported by Recreation 10 funding need to have incurred during the noted project period.

Final Financial Reports

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


The content on this page was last updated February 25 2019 at 11:10 AM