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Clarington Walks

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

Be active year round

To help stop the spread of COVID-19 and keep you safe, we have implemented the following changes:

  • Walking will be allowed during designated times in the gymnasium at the Diane Hamre Recreation Complex. Walking in the hall and corridors of facilities is not allowed.
  • Pre-registration is required before coming to the facility. Participants must complete a screening process when they arrive.
  • Masks must be worn until you start walking in the program space. Participants must ensure they are at least two metres from others while walking. Capacity limits will be enforced to help meet physical distancing requirements.

Dedicated times at Diane Hamre Recreation Complex

September 25  to December 19, 2021 
Every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.
1780 Rudell Road, Newcastle

Hours subject to change without notice. Please check the webpage for the most up-to-date information. 

 How to register
  • Register online at or call 905-623-3379 ext. 2552.
  • Registration opens each Thursday at 9 a.m. for the upcoming week Friday through Thursday.
  • If you cannot attend your registered class, please contact us to withdraw or transfer at least one day in advance. If you need assistance, you can reach our team Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 905-623-3379 ext. 2552. Those who register for classes and do not show up may lose the ability to pre-register in the future
 Pre-screening on arrival
  • Please arrive no more than 10 minutes ahead of your scheduled time and line up in designated spots outside of the facility. Everyone arriving at the facility will be required to undergo a screening process before being admitted.
 Program guidelines
  • Participants should wear clean indoor shoes with non-marking soles.
  • Bring as little as possible to the facility. There will be no access to change rooms at this time.
  • Due to the fluid nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, schedules and protocols are subject to change based on new advice from local health officials and ongoing evaluation.


We’ve compiled some resources that will help keep you motivated and walking – rain or shine. 


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