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Diane Hamre Recreation Complex

Registration for fall programs is now open, and includes aquafit, swimming lessons, recreation programs, 55+ Active Adult programming and first aid, lifesaving and leadership courses. You can preview the programs available starting on Wednesday, August 25 at and on each program web page. 

Programs begin the week of September 25. Pre-registration for drop-in programs will continue in the fall session. Activities available for drop-in registration include swimming, skating, group fitness classes and accessing the fitness centre at Courtice Community Complex. For more information, contact 905-623-3379 ext. 2552 or visit the program page. 

We will continue to monitor updates from Public Health as we slowly reopen and resume services following all Provincial guidelines. For the latest information on how COVID-19 is impacting our programs and services, visit

1780 Rudell Road, Newcastle

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Indoor amenities

  • Leisure pool with amusement slide
  • Large tot pool
  • Co-ed whirlpool and sauna
  • Full-size gymnasium can be separated into two mini gyms
  • Community meeting rooms
  • The Newcastle Youth Centre (NYC)
  • Birthday party packages
  • Wheelchair accessible

Pool information

Main pool

This 25-metre, six-lane leisure pool consists of a shallow and deep end. The shallow end is one metre deep, and the deep end is 2.7 metres deep.

Tot pool 

The tot pool is 0.75 metres deep.

Program Room 2

This 625 square foot meeting room can accommodate 32 people, depending on room setup. It is ideal for small gatherings or meetings

Program Room 3

This 625 square foot meeting room can accommodate 36 people, depending on room setup. It is ideal for small gatherings or meetings

Program Room 2 & 3

This 1,250 square foot meeting room can accommodate 68 people, depending on room setup. It is ideal for small gatherings or meetings.


This 200 square foot meeting room can accommodate 15 people and has a fixed table and chairs. It is ideal for intimate meetings.


View current swim schedules, fees and cancellations.

Rental rates

For more information on renting one of the amenities at Diane Hamre Recreation Complex, call
905-987-5667 ext. 2552 or email To cancel the rental of a facility, please fill out and submit a Facility Rental Cancellation Request Form.

Customer Service Desk hours

Sunday: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Monday: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:15 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Wednesday: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Thursday: 6:15 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Facility hours may vary. Please call 905-987-5667 for details.

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