Prince Rupert is a coastal city of about 12,000 people in Northwest British Columbia. It’s one of two port cities in British Columbia.


Set against a spectacular backdrop of mountains and sea, Prince Rupert is a great place to golf, fish, hike, and enjoy water sports. Prince Rupert has daily direct flights to Vancouver. By car, we are 8 hours west from Prince George.


This section of the website highlights the many facilities and parks Prince Rupert has to offer and provides information on upcoming events and recreational activities taking place within the community.
About Prince Rupert

A brief summary of Prince Rupert's long and eventful history. Covering the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, the incorporation of the City of Prince Rupert, and the usage of Prince Rupert during WWII.

Community Resource Directory

Whether you are new to town, recently retired, or somewhere in between, the providers outlined in the Resource Directory offer programs and services suitable for residents at every age and stage

Recreation Leisure Guide
Prince Rupert's Recreation Department produces leisure guides several times a year. This page contain's the current leisure guides for the City.
Recreation Access Program

All Rupertites should have the opportunity to participate in sport, art and cultural activities in our Recreation Complex. 


We offer an amazing array of facilities including an arena, a gym, an aquatic centre, and a performing arts centre. Private fitness clubs, an 18 hole golf course are open for residents and visitors alike.
Prince Rupert offers a wide range of beautiful parks for its citizens to use.
Links to the various activities you can do in Prince Rupert.
Community Enhancement Grant

This page gives information about how to apply for the Community Enhancement Grant. Council may give Community Enhancement Grants (the “Grant”)  at its discretion and subject to the requirements of the Community Charter; Local Government Act; and, provided Council has made an allocation of funds in the City’s Financial Plan.  Council will, when possible, process Community Enhancement Grants in a timely manner in order to facilitate planning by applicants.

Property Tax Information
This page summarizes the ways in which a citizen of Prince Rupert can pay their property taxes. Moreover, information on tax rates, home owner grants, and roll inquiries are within.
Online Forms

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