The Leisure Services Department is responsible for the operation of the City's facilities and parks as well as the provision of programs, special events, tourism, and economic development.
The Uniplex is the main recreation facility and is located on Highway #5 West. The facility includes the Humboldt Aquatic Centre, Elgar Petersen Arena, 6 sheet Curling Rink, and Community Centre with meeting rooms and banquet hall.
The Leisure Services Department maintains 198 acres of parks and green space throughout the community. This includes the tasks of mowing, tree pruning, weed control, fertilizing, litter pick up, playground maintenance and baseball diamond maintenance.
The Historical Park and Campground is located on Highway #5 East next to the Visitor Information Centre. The park operates 14 electrical sites and 6 non-electrical sites.
The Willkommen Centre, which is located on Main Street, provides an educational opportunity to learn about Humboldt's attractions, the German history, and demographics of the area. Also, enjoy a walk through a mini-German museum and take a look at the many souvenirs in the gift shop. The Tourism and Economic Development office is located at the Willkommen Centre.
The Leisure Services Department attracts many visitors to the City through their programs and special events. Some of the activities that are taking place throughout the year include Kids Day, Canada Day, Humboldt Polkafest, Humboldt Summer Sizzler, Oktoberfest, Christmas Tree Light-up, and the Annual Terry Fox Run.
The Humboldt Leisure Services Department will be a vital element in shaping the future in our community.
We value Integrity in every aspect of our organization. We believe in honesty, trust and respect.
We value Excellence as a standard of achievement. We believe in being creative, innovative, and proactive.
We value the Individual Worth of each member of our team. We believe in diversity, commitment, and personal growth.
The purpose of the Humboldt Leisure Services Department is to enhance the quality of life and be a catalyst for community development in Humboldt and Region.