Sports & Recreation

The Pikwakanagan Sports & Recreation Department is located at the Makwa Community Centre. As a department, our goal is to focus on providing all members with an opportunity to engage and participate in physical activity, organized sport, interactive community events, cultural activities, family events.

The Makwa Community Centre is our community hub for gatherings for many different types of events. Our centre is often rented out for various events such as wedding receptions, conferences, private events, etc.

The Makwa Bingo is a weekly bingo held every Monday evening in Pikwakanagan.  The main jackpot is in 55 numbers on April 22, 2019, two progressive Balls Jackpots one is at $2000 and the other is at $900.  We are a SMOKE-FREE Bingo Facility.

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Community Aboriginal Recreation Activator (C.A.R.A.) Program

The goal of the Community Aboriginal Recreation Activator Program is to provide community-driven sport, recreation, and physical activities to enhance the quality of life for community members.  Some of the activities included:

  • Basketball Program
  • Rez-Ball Volleyball League
  • Floor Hockey
  • Skating Clinics
  • Boy’s Drumming
  • Girl’s Fancy Shawl/Jingle Dress Dancing
  • Golf Camp
  • Family Swim Program
  • Flikr Fridays
  • Water Sport Program

Community Events 

Other events hosted by the Sports & Recreation department included:

  • Spring Events
    • Youth Nights
  • Summer Events
    • Day Camp (7-week program for ages 4-10 years)
    • Annual Golf Tournament (August 24, 2019)
  • Fall Events
    • Halloween Party
    • Residential School Walk
  • Winter Events
    • Community Christmas Event
    • Winter Family Fun Day
    • Kinder-Gym
    • Youth Nights
    • Skating Clinics
  • Other Special Events that happened in 2018
    • Saunder’s Farm Trip, Youth Ice-Fishing Excursion, P.A. Day activities,
Kerry Andrews

Kerry has been the Manager of the Sports & Recreation Department since it’s revival in 2016.  The Managers position is to ensure overall effectiveness and efficiency in daily operations of the department and the community centre.  The Manager works to seek out funding opportunities to improve and enhance programs and services for our community in the field of sport and recreation.

Lance Thorpe

Lance has been in the role of Community Aboriginal Recreation Activator since 2007.  His role within our community is to provide physical activity and recreational programming for all ages.   He works to engage and encourage all ages to become active in sport, culture and social events within the community and beyond.

Natasha Dick

Natasha has been our Community Events Programmer since 2017 and is very pro-active in providing our community with a wide variety of fun, all-inclusive events that support the healthy growth and development of families.  Her role is to work with all ages and provide educational, social, cultural events for all members to enjoy.

Ryan Peters

Ryan is the Maintenance & Custodial Worker who ensures the daily upkeep of our community centre and grounds.  He works to ensure a clean, safe environment for all members to enjoy.

To inquire about hall rental, events, programs and/or services please contact us:

83A Kagagimin Inamo
Pikwakanagan, ON
K0J 1X0