News & Media

Sod Turning Marks the beginning of New Jumpstart Community Rink at Dakota Community Centre
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The new $680,000 addition to the Dakota CC campus, which will open early this winter, is nestled in the forest directly behind the new Fieldhouse.

It's Been a Slice! - Dakota Community Centre 2018 Ice & Slice Charity Golf Tournament
Over 100 people enjoyed an incredible day as part of the 1st Annual Ice & Slice Charity Golf Tournament; a fundraising event for the construction of the new outdoor Jumpstart Community Rink that will be open to the community and public this winter.

Bubble Soccer, Hot Dogs, and More!
On Saturday, June 23 over 300 parents and kids came out to enjoy and partake in the 2018 Mini Soccer Windup for lunch, fun, and games.

14th Annual Floor Curling Bonspiel

Dakota Community Centre Older Adult program hosted its 14th annual floor curling bonspiel on April 3 and 4 taking place in the Jonathan Toews Sportsplex Great Hall and Gymnasium.

National Volunteer Week 2018

National Volunteer Week is the perfect opportunity to thank the amazing volunteers in our community whose efforts contribute to the mission, vision, and values of Dakota Community Centre.

Tis the Season - Breakfast with Santa 2017!

Santa and Mrs. Claus stopped by the Dakota Community Centre for this year's Annual Breakfast with Santa event this past Saturday, December 9 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. It was family fun for everyone...

News from the Annual General Meeting

Our AGM was held last night in the Jonathan Toews Gymnasium. Twenty people came out to vote. The 2017/18 Board of Directors was announced with the addition of 2 new Board Members, Victoria Cornick & Teresa Toutant.

New Jumpstart Community Rink Coming to DCC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: A new outdoor rink at Dakota Community Centre was announced today at an event on the track level in Dakota's new Fieldhouse.

Canada 150 Skating Day

On December 10th btwn 2:15 pm - 4:45 pm, Dakota Community Centre will be hosting a Canada 150 Skating Day.

30th Annual Christmas Craft Sale: Saturday, November 4, & Sunday, November 5

Join the crowd at Dakota Community Centre for one of the largest community craft sales in Winnipeg! The 30th Annual Christmas Craft Sale takes place on Saturday, November 4th, 2016 from 10 AM - 5 PM, and Sunday, November 5th, 2016 from 10 AM - 4 PM.

Learn to Play!

Free Beginner Lessons (7 weeks left) Mondays only from 1 pm - 2:30 pm in the Fieldhouse. Sign up space is limited. Dates left are Oct.30, Nov.6, 13, 20, 27, Dec.4, 11.

Fieldhouse Facility Attendants

We are hiring 10 part-time Facility Attendants for our New Fieldhouse. The Facility Attendant positions will appeal to someone who is self-motivated, an exceptional team player, adaptable, reliable and client-focused.

DCC Opens Spectacular New $20.5 Million Fieldhouse

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dakota Community Centre Opens Spectacular New $20.5 Million Fieldhouse.

2017 Annual General Meeting - Call For Nominations!

Call for Nominations! The 2017 Annual General Meeting of the Dakota Community Centre is set for November 28th.

Dakota Fieldhouse Track Level Memberships Go On Sale October 2 – Track Opens October 16!

Membership rates for the Track Level in the new Dakota Fieldhouse are now posted.  Starting October 2, Track level memberships can be purchased on-line HERE or in person at Dakota CC.

Building Opportunities and Transforming Lives.  Your Donation Matters.

We are so pleased that thanks to government funders, grants and major gifts from private individuals that we have reached 80% of our goal for the Dakota Fieldhouse and now we are reaching out to the community to help us take this campaign over the top.

FREE Public Skating Is Back!

Free public skating is back in the Jonathan Toews Sportsplex for another season!

Fall Fitness and Yoga Classes – Sign Up Now!

Become more active this fall with yoga, Zumba, and strength and conditioning classes at Dakota CC!

Older Adult/Seniors Programs Underway! Join Today!

Stay active and have fun! – Become a member of the Dakota Lazers 55+ Seniors this fall!

Fieldhouse Booking Requests

Dakota Community Centre is excited to release the 2017/18 rental rates for the Fieldhouse scheduled to open this fall and is now accepting booking requests to use the Fieldhouse facilities!

Fall Youth Sport 2017/18 Registration

September is closing in and that means the fall youth sport season is about to begin! Here are registration details.

Dakota Fieldhouse in Final Stages of Construction

After nearly 20 months, construction on the 60,000 square foot Fieldhouse addition at the Dakota Community Centre is nearing completion!

Dakota CC Hockey Camps Teach More Than Basic Skills

J.P. Vigier, who played professionally in the NHL, is the man responsible for creating and overseeing the hockey camp programs at Dakota CC. J.P. and dedicated staff have taught numerous kids the finer points of playing hockey.​

Renovation Grant Gives Dakota CC a Facelift

A $50,000 grant from the City of Winnipeg has resulted in some important upgrades to the Jonathan Toews Sportsplex this past year.​ READ MORE

The Lance On Dakota CC's Community Service

Dakota CC would like to give The Lance and Simon Fuller a big thank you for the great story it recently published.

Seniors Compete at Dakota CC's Floor Curling Bonspiel

20 teams comprising of 80 older adult participants from Gimli, Winkler, Beausjour, Steinbach, and Winnipeg came together to compete in the 13th annual Floor Curling Bonspiel this past March at the Dakota Community Centre. ​READ MORE

Cultural Sensitivity Training Video for Community Centre Volunteers

The City of Winnipeg and the General Council Winnipeg Community Centres (GCWCC) have joined forces working with the Broadway Neighbourhood Centre Inc. Just TV Program, producing a video capturing Winnipeg's unique and rich cultural diversity. READ MORE

Amazing turnout for Spring Break Skate / Stick & Puck

Over the last week in March, the rinks came alive at Dakota CC with people of all ages carving up the ice enjoying a leisurely skate, or honing their puck (or ring) skills for the upcoming playoffs. READ MORE

February 24, 2017 -  Dakota Community Centre Celebrates 30-Years

The Dakota Community Centre, one of the largest and thriving community centers in Winnipeg, celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2017. READ MORE ​

January 31, 2017 - Fieldhouse Construction Entering the "Home Stretch"

Construction on the 60,000 sq ft. Fieldhouse at Dakota CC is progressing on schedule for a Fall 2017 Grand Opening.  As we head into the home stretch of construction, much attention continues to be placed on the finishing details to ensure this world-class facility meets the needs of our community and the necessary expectations of the growing list of user groups. READ MORE 

December 7, 2016 - Jonathan Toews Donates $1Million for 'Dakota's Future'.

Dakota Community Centre announced today that Jonathan Toews has made a donation of $1 million towards the Centre's largest-ever fundraising effort, the Dakota Futures Capital Campaign. It was also announced that Jonathan Toews will serve as the Campaign's Honorary Chair.  

November 23, 2016 - Dakota CC Annual General Meeting - November 23 @ 7 p.m.

New Timing for Dakota CC's Annual General Meetings -- In a move to provide timelier reporting on the previous year's activities, the Dakota Community Centre Board of Directors will now be hosting its AGM in November of each year.  

November 6, 2016 - 29th Annual Christmas Craft Sale at Dakota

Join the crowd at Dakota Community Centre for one of the largest community craft sales in Winnipeg! The 29th Annual Christmas Craft Sale takes place on Saturday, November 5th, 2016 from 10 AM - 5 PM, and Sunday, November 6th, 2016 from 10 AM - 4 PM.  READ MORE

September 30, 2016 - Jonathan Toews: Dakota Community Centre's 'Hometown Hero'

Ever wonder how the current facilities at the Dakota Community Centre got to be named after the extremely talented Jonathan Toews, Captain of the Chicago Black Hawks and one of the best and most decorated hockey players in the world? READ MORE

September 30, 2016 - Meet Randy Anderson: Dakota Community Centre's New Program Director!

Dakota's newest addition is a man with a plan! Randy Anderson is getting ready to line up some fantastic programming for Dakota CC as the opening of the new fieldhouse moves even closer.  READ MORE

August 17, 2017 - Mark Your Calendars! Dakota Community Centre is having a SPORT & RECREATION EXPO!

The event takes place on Wednesday, September 7 from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm in the Jonathan Toews Sportsplex Gymnasium. Come out and learn about the programs available in your community! Enter to win a Jonathan Toews Jersey! READ MORE

August 16, 2016 - Dakota is hiring a Canteen Manager! 

Dakota CC is looking for a mature, flexible and enthusiastic individual to look after the Canteen operations in the Jonathan Toews Sportsplex. Closing date: Monday, August 29 @ 4 p.m. READ MORE

July 26, 2016 - Dakota Community Centre Inc. is currently looking for a Program Director to join our dynamic team!

This is a new and unique opportunity for a senior sport/recreation leader with the right combination of experience and enthusiasm, to take programming and activities at our Centre to the next level! Closing date: Monday, August 15 @ 4 p.m. READ MORE

July 22, 2016 - The Hon. Rochelle Squires, Minister of Sport, Culture & Heritage, and M.L.A. for Riel, stopped by Dakota for a very welcomed visit.  

Minister Squires toured with CEO Michele Augert to learn more about...READ MORE

July 20, 2016 - Summer Visit from Winnipeg South MP Terry Duguild 

Terry Duguid, MP for Winnipeg South, recently dropped by the Centre to meet our summer student and take in the busy surroundings.  READ MORE

July 15, 2016 - Maintaining 24 'Fields of Dreams' - Centre Staff Busy Maintaining all School Yards & Parks in River Park South Area

Four seasonal staff members make up DCC's field maintenance team this summer. Conner, Justin, Keigan & Brendan are kept busy...READ MORE

July 11, 2016 - Dakota Community Centre Voted the Best Community Centre in Winnipeg

Dakota Community Centre was voted the best community centre in the city for 2016 by the readers of Canstar News! READ MORE

July 5, 2016 - Dakota Community Centre Inc. Scholarship Recipients on their way to Success

Hannah Barre, Paige Collins, and Milaine Maguet were each presented with the 2016 Dakota Community Centre Inc. Scholarship Awards at their respective high school convocations this June... READ MORE

June 12, 2016 - Mini Soccer Windup – A Giant Success!

Despite thundershowers and threatening clouds, more than 800 parents, coaches, and mini soccer players from our community visited Dakota Community Centre on Sunday...READ MORE

May 31, 2016 - New River Park South Street to be Named After Long-time Dakota CC Volunteer

Today, Dakota’s longest-serving volunteer, Karen Irvine, received the honour of having a street named after her.  Karen, who currently serves as a ...READ MORE

May 20, 2016 - Fieldhouse Construction Update: Foundations and Feds!

The sights and sounds of construction are in the air at Dakota. With 197 precast driven piles in the ground and, another 138 'cast in place' piles for the structural slab...READ MORE

May 9, 2016 - "Recycled" Basketball Hoops donated to Local Children.

Village Canadien (VCC), a 231 unit non-profit housing co-operative, keeps score with Dakota CC's Basketball Hoops! Dakota CC donated the basketball hoops....READMORE

May 6, 2016 - Dakota Community Centre Introduces Photography Workshops with Rave Reviews!

A hugely successful beginner’s photography course was introduced this spring at Dakota Community Centre!  A full class of participants, led by professional photographer…READMORE

April 19, 2016 - Giving Back to the Community.

Grade 9 boys' Basketball Players Decide to Become Mentors: On April 19, the Grade 9 boys basketball team from Glenlawn Collegiate, in partnership with Dakota...READMORE

November 23, 2015 - Fieldhouse is a Labour of Love

It was a chilly but marvellous day at Dakota Community Centre on Nov. 10, when I was pleased to join officials from the club, from the City of Winnipeg, and from...READ MORE

November 10, 2015 - Sod Turning Marks the Beginning of New Fieldhouse at Dakota CC!

The dream of a Fieldhouse at Dakota Community Centre took another step closer to reality on November 10, when representatives from the Province, the City and Dakota...READ MORE