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Garnet B. Rickard Recreation Complex

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Clarington will be in the Red - Control Zone of the COVID-19 Response Framework as of February 16, 2021. 

Ice rentals will open on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at South Courtice Arena only. Public skating is currently on hold due to capacity limits.

The Fitness Training Centre at Courtice Community Complex will reopen on Friday, February 19, 2021, at 7 a.m. for pre-booked one-hour workout slots. Pre-registration starts every Tuesday at 9 a.m. for the upcoming Friday to Thursday.

Group Fitness classes will resume on March 1, 2021, at Diane Hamre Recreation Complex and Courtice Community Complex.

Pickleball will start on February 22, 2021, at Diane Hamre Recreation Complex, and on March 1, 2021, at Garnet B. Rickard Recreation Complex. Registration opens on Thursday, February 18, 2021, at 9 a.m.

Learn more about our plan to reopen our facilities, including COVID-19 restrictions and physical distancing requirements.

2440 Highway 2, Bowmanville

905-623-5728

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Indoor amenities

  • Two NHL ice pads
  • Banquet hall and meeting facilities
  • Air-conditioned
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wireless Internet

Banquet hall information

Full hall

This 5,814 square foot banquet hall can accommodate 360 to 900 people, depending on room setup. It is ideal for large events, weddings and trade shows. The full hall can be divided into three separate halls for smaller events.

Hall 1

This 1,326 square foot room can accommodate 80 to 200 people, depending on the room setup. It is ideal for small gatherings, parties or meetings.

Hall 2

This 2,652 square foot room can accommodate 160 to 400 people, depending on the room setup. It is ideal for small gatherings, parties or meetings.

Hall 3

This 1,836 square foot facility can accommodate 120 to 300 people, depending on the room setup. It is ideal for small gatherings, parties or meetings.

Kitchen

The commercial-grade kitchen can only be rented in conjunction with a banquet hall rental.

Features

  • Alcohol permitted - Requires Special Occasion Permit
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Podium
  • Washrooms
  • Flip chart and easel
  • Projection screen
  • Coat rack

Outdoor amenities

  • Two softball diamonds with lights (permits required)
  • Four benches, two players benches
  • Nine benches, four players benches, four bleachers
  • Carson Elliot Skateboard Park
  • Playground for ages 1.5 to five years and five to 12 years
  • Swings: two adult, two toddler
  • Seasonal portable washrooms
  • Paved parking
  • 263 metres of paved walkway

Rental information

To find out more information on how to book ice or the banquet hall at Garnet B. Rickard Recreation Complex, call 905-623-5728 ext. 2552 or email bookings@clarington.net. To cancel the rental of a facility, please fill out and submit a Facility Rental Cancellation Request Form (PDF).

Skating

View current skating schedules, fees and cancellations.

Customer Service Desk hours

Sunday: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Tuesday:  9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Wednesday:  8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Facility hours may vary. Please call 905-623-5728 for details.


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