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Recreation Programs

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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.

We offer many affordable activities and recreation programs for residents to enjoy, including swimming, skating, fitness, arts and crafts, sports, camps, special events and much more. Program sessions run throughout the fall, winter and spring.

We offer programs and activities at locations across Clarington for all age groups.


We offer dynamic and engaging preschool programs for infants and children, five years old and under. Our programs focus on physical, social, and creative development.

We also offer a variety of programs to promote school readiness and active courses that enhance both fine and gross motor skills.

Parents are not required to participate unless specified in the class description. We ask parents/guardians to remain outside the program space to allow everyone to participate and gain independence.

Register for Preschool Programs

Child and Youth

Our children's programs offer your child a positive play and learning experience and are supervised by qualified and caring staff. Our staff receive High Five training in healthy child development to continually enhance and maintain a high level of quality programming for the children in our community.

We recognize the importance of investing in youth. Whether it is volunteer hours, a leadership course, or taking some time for drop-in basketball, the Municipality offers a variety of ways to engage our kids and young adults.

Register for Child and Youth Programs

Adult Programs

The best way to stay active is to do something you enjoy. We offer a variety of aquaticfitness and recreation activities that are perfect for anyone with a busy schedule.

We often offer drop-in basketball, badminton and volleyball, ballroom dance lessons, pickleball, baking classes and quilting. Programs and schedules are subject to change throughout the year.

Register for Adult Programs

Older Adults

It is important that residents lead a healthy lifestyle, are active and engaged. We offer fitness, swimming and recreation programs that encourage our residents, including older adults, to get out, get active and make connections.

We offer programming for 55+ Active Adults at many of Clarington's recreation facilities.

Register in Active Adult Programs

For details about our program refund policy, program cancellations, third child discount, age pre-requisites and applicable taxes, see the registration information page.

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