The Pas & Area Weather
Whatever your sport or recreational preference, you're almost certain to find an
outlet for it in The Pas and surrounding communities. More than 60 sport and
recreational clubs operate in the community. The town is home to a wide range of
facilities including the Winton Pool, an indoor 25 meter pool equipped with diving
board, slide and tarzan rope and home to The Pas Road Runner Swim Club.
Located in the heart of town is the Kelsey Recreation Centre. Facilities here
include the Roy H. Johnston Arena, The Pas Curling Rink and The Pas Wellness
Centre. Our indoor arena is home to The Pas Figure Skating Club and The Pas
Minor Hockey Association who host several regional and provincial tournaments
and competitions. The Pas Curling Club is equipped with 6 sets of ice and a
lounge. At the Kelsey Recreation Centre, you will also find several outdoor
facilities including a skateboard park, baseball diamonds, soccer pitches, tennis
courts and track and field amenities including a 400 metre running track, discus,
shot put and long jump pits. Other public facilities are available throughout the
town, including several tot lots and playgrounds. Call Kelsey Recreation
Commission for more information on local sporting and recreational opportunities
(204) 627-1131 or visit their website at http://kelseyrecreation.ca/
Located approximately one km west of town is the Opasquia Agricultural Exhibition
Grounds. The Opasquia Agricultural Society can be reached at (204) 623-5597.
Not too far from the exhibition grounds is the Halcrow Lake Golf and Country Club.
Here golfers have access to an excellent 9-hole grass greens course equipped with
a pro shop and restaurant. Halcrow Lake Golf and Country Club can be reached
at (204) 627-2300.
Just a few minutes' drive north on PTH 10, you will find the Gordon Lathlin Memorial
Centre (GLMC) on Opaskwayak Cree Nation. The GLMC is buzzing when the OCN
Blizzard play host to other teams in the province. When in town, don't miss out on
this exciting Junior AA Hockey. Call the OCN Blizzard office at (204) 627-7077 for
ticket sales information and current game schedule.
Those seeking outdoor adventure activities will find that The Pas offers year-round
renowned- it really is possible to get away form it all here in The Pas!
The Pas and area offers a system of over 320 km (200 miles) of groomed trails for
snowmobiling. Trail riders can ride all the way from town to Clearwater Lake
Provincial Park and Flin Flon on beautiful groomed trails.
Shelter can be found along the way. Sno-Pass licenses are required on many of
these trails. For more information on snowmobile opportunities in The Pas, contact
Kelsey Trail SnowRiders at (204) 623-5786 or check them out online
For those who prefer person-powered transportation, The Pas offers groomed
cross-country ski trails at Clearwater Lake Provincial Park and 11 km of groomed
trails right in town. The frozen waterways in the region can provide excellent
There are several trails in town to accommodate snowshoer's. Cut trails at
Clearwater Lake Provincial Park and Rocky Lake provide long stretches of
unparalleled natural beauty.
The Town features a new Community Walking Path along the Saskatchewan River.
The path is paved and is popular for walking, light cycling, running and in-line
skating. There are other scenic trails in town for walking/hiking such as the Rosie
Mayne Notchemek Trail. Nature buffs can also find beautiful trails in Clearwater
Lake Provincial Park and Rocky Lake's east and north shores.
Light cycling is allowed on the Community Walking Path in town. For more serious
riders, Ralls Island Road offers a safe 10km paved road with great scenery as it
winds along side the mighty Saskatchewan River. Mountain bikers will find an
abundance of off-road trails right in town.
Hunting and Fishing
Northern Manitoba's #1 Fishing Destination
The abundance of water in the area ensures The Pas region is a natural
destination for some of the best fishing opportunities in both summer and winter.
Angling is generally good year-round, with the trout population spread throughout
the lake in spring and fall, and in deeper holes during summer. In addition to lake
trout, catches include northern pike and whitefish. During winter, ice fishing for
these species and burbot is very popular. Consult the provincial angling guide for
current and specific regulations, seasons and limits. Click here for more info.
The region is also one of the largest breeding and staging areas of migratory
water-fowl in the world. Large game hunting is also available in the region. For the
2009 Manitoba Hunting click here.
With the area's many streams, rivers, lakes and swamps, recreation water activities
such as boating, canoeing and sailing are thoroughly enjoyed. Clearwater Lake
offers some of the best windsurfing conditions in the province.