Do you just want something fun to do? Here are a few ideas to get you going in your free time.
Located along the Thames River, the park includes a splash pad, children’s playground equipment, outdoor pools, a mini zoo, multiple covered pavilions and picnic areas, a nature trail and Geocaching locations.
Outdoor swimming pool * swimming lessons & public swim times
COVID19 Facility is reopening Aug 3, 2021.
Central Huron YMCA is a charity that supports healthy kids, families, and communities with the mission to help people grow STRONG – in body, mind and spirit. Offers diverse programs, an inclusive environment that’s accessible to everyone (thanks to a financial assistance program) with qualified staff and volunteers. YThrive is a free fitness coaching program. Provides community based recreation programs for adults, children and families, fitness programs, March Break camp, babysitter course, PA day camps, Home Alone course and Summer camps.
Arena and Community Centre * outdoor swimming pool
Drop-in times provide a safe place for youth to socialize with adult supervision and role modeling. Encourage, enable, and provide information on positive living and healthy development. Scheduled programing also available, see website for details.
Facility for minor hockey, girls ringette, girls hockey, and many adult hockey leagues * public skating takes place at Dufferin Sunday afternoons during the winter
In winter, Allman Arena is the home of the Stratford Cullitons Jr. B Hockey Club with home games every Friday night * Stratford Minor Hockey * Stratford Skating Club * Stratford Ringette * Stratford Girls Minor Hockey Association
Space available for Trade Shows * TV Commercial shoots * Annual Antique Show * Craft Shows * Community Hall upstairs suitable for meetings, receptions and special events for up to 250 people
For sporting, cultural, and private events * two NHL-size ice rinks * various meeting space * a multi-use Community Hall * food and beverage amenities
Also located on the site of the Stratford Rotary Complex, is the Stratford Agriplex which includes a Farmer’s Market, a bingo and gaming centre, meeting spaces, and a Field house (used part of the year for various sports)
A 473 site campground with modern washrooms and laundry facilities. Lake excellent for swimming, boating, sailing and fishing. 30 kilometers of hiking and cycling trails, summer recreation programs, large day use area, special events include Family Fishing Derby, canoe and kayak rentals available. In winter, offers trails for hiking, snowshoeing, ungroomed cross-country skiing and groomed fat bike trails.
Environmental Education outdoors, hands-on, experiential programs that teach environmental concepts and foster an appreciation for the natural world.
Wildwood Outdoor School for school groups to Gr 12.
Wildwood Nature School – please contact directly for information.
COVID19 Facility open with limited hours and COVID19 protocols. Online programming for Mind-Body-Spirit HERE
Health, Fitness, and Recreation complex offers a variety of programs. Physical activities and sports for people of all ages and abilities.
The YMCA is a multi-service charity providing opportunities for growth in spirit, mind and body for people of all backgrounds, beliefs and abilities. The YMCA is open to all.
Arena, Community Hall, Dance Hall and Meeting Rooms.
PA Day Camps, Winter Break Camps and March Break Camps offered. Single day registration available.
Arena, banquet halls, meeting rooms, outdoor pool, ball diamond, soccer field, playground and some fitness classes offered. Call for details
Designated rest/cooling area for extreme weather alerts and is available in case of emergencies as a shelter
Arena for public skating, figure skating, hockey. Community Hall available for weddings, anniversaries, and other celebrations
Facility offers indoor and outdoor recreation facilities and programs * arena ice and hall are available for weddings, anniversaries and other celebrations
|Hockey arena, public ice skating, can host events with two banquet halls and meeting rooms|
Spacious, air conditioned hall can be rented. Capacity of 508, with bar area and beverage cooler. Kitchen staff can assist with arrangements. Ice pad available in winter months. Arena floor perfect for large functions during summer. Concessions available. Contact for all for rental details and availability. Designated heating and cooling centre. Designated disaster relief centre.
COVID19 Most programs are running. Please contact to confirm
Arena with public ice skating, curling, banquet, and meeting rooms, outdoor pool (lessons available), soccer field, baseball field and pickle ball, tennis, karate, volleyball, basketball, yoga and Zumba
COVID19 Facility is closed but lots of programming for Mind-Body-Spirit HERE
Public arena that offers:
- Seasonal programs such as hockey, ice skating, and other ice sports
- Meeting space available for rental
- Full kitchen and auditorium operating year round
REACH Huron is an education and event centre located in Clinton, ON. REACH offers equine clinics, special events and horse shows throughout the year.
Facilities offered for rent include:
- indoor agricultural arena and horse stalls
- teaching barn and classroom in the arena complex
- banquet room, board room and classrooms
Operated as a non-profit charitable corporation. Educational programs are offered at REACH Huron, delivered by University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus, Fanshawe College and Contact North (online learning)
COVID-19: Facility currently closed due to Covid-19.
Full service health, recreation, entertainment and community centre. Has an NHL size ice rink, gymnasium, wellness area consisting of cardio and strength training equipment, community meeting space. LIBRO Community Hall available to rent including the modern, up-to-date kitchen facility and outdoor swimming pool.
Indoor skating and hockey (not refrigerated, natural ice). Meeting/banquet (3 years licensed ) space with kitchen facilities.
Community events such as Coffee Break on Tue 9:30 am-11 am, annual Fowl Supper and wing nights. Contact for information.
Community Centre offering:
- Hockey arena
- Public skating
- Hall and meeting room
- Meeting room hold approx 20 people
- Blyth Hall holds approx 360 people
- Can be licensed for 360 people
- Extra large kitchen facilities
- Designated Heating and Cooling Centre
- Designated Disaster Relief Centre – shelter for 80 – reception for 300
Provider of WSIB recognized first aid courses to included CPR A, C and BLS, Emergency First Aid & Standard First Aid and, Joint Occupational Health & Safety. Other training includes Mental Health First Aid, Babysitting Basics, Home Alone and New Parent Workshops.
Volunteer services include first aid provision at community events and a therapy dog program which provides visits to long term care homes and a reading program for children.
First aid products sales include First Aid Kits, kit replacement supplies, and AEDs (defibrillators) are available for purchase.
Courses are offered in both Stratford and St. Marys.
The St. Marys LEO Club (an Alpha LEO Club) is a volunteer organization for youth between the ages of 12 and 18 inclusive who live in St. Marys and area. Proudly sponsored by the St. Marys Lions Club.
Help young people achieve their full physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potential as individuals, as responsible citizens and as members of their local, national and international communities * youth are divided into five sections based on age groups and are all open to both males and females: Beavers: 5-7 years; Cubs: 8-10 years; Scouts: 11-14 years; Venturers: 14-17 years; Rovers: 18-26 years
Outings, camping, international travel, leadership development, community service
COVID19 Program is running in hybrid function and all should email prior to attending the LHQ on Mondays.
Cadets form a national organization whose purpose is to develop in youth the attributes of leadership, engaged and active citizenship and physical fitness, all within an environment that simulates an interest in the Canadian Forces. Cadets will give your child the opportunity to go to camps located on military bases and training exercises all over Ontario and possibly further.
National organization to develop in youth the attributes of leadership, engaged and active citizenship and physical fitness, in an environment that simulates an interest in the Canadian Forces.
National organization develops in youth the attributes of leadership, citizenship and physical fitness, within an environment that stimulates an interest in the Canadian Forces.
Cadets form a national organization whose purpose is to develop in youth the attributes of leadership, engaged and active citizenship and physical fitness, all within an environment that simulates an interest in the Canadian Forces.
Promotes discipline, leadership, citizenship, military training and aircraft skills for male and female youth * use website to locate squadron, can search by province, city or squadron number
Cadets form a national organization whose purpose is to develop in youth the attributes of leadership, engaged and active citizenship and physical fitness, all within an environment that simulates an interest in the Canadian Forces
Est. in 1841 the Stratford & District Agricultural Society supports the agricultural community in Perth County. Proud hosts of the Stratford Farmers’ Market OPEN 7 am – 12 pm Sat (Closed Sat between Christmas and New Year’s) at the Burnside Agriplex and the Stratford Fall Fair!
|COVID-19 Clinton Spring Fair virtual in 2021. Planning for 2022.
Agricultural Society Clinton Spring Fair held on the first Saturday in June and includes:
A midweek, two-day rural fair.
Tuesday, September 13th features a fish fry (at the Brussels Legion from 4:30-6:30 p.m.), followed by inflatables (4-8 p.m.), exhibits (6-8 p.m.), a pie and raffle table (6-8 p.m.), an O Scale Lionel train display (6-8 p.m.), opening ceremonies (7 p.m.), and a dog show (7:15 p.m.) at the Brussels Four Winds Barn (Junior Section exhibits will be on display at the Brussels Library).
Wednesday opens with a kids program from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Brussels Legion, followed by a procession to the Brussels Four Winds Barn where there will be exhibits (10 a.m. – 3 p.m.), inflatables (12-3 p.m.), a pie and raffle table (12-3 p.m.), an O Scale Lionel train display (12-3 p.m.), musical entertainment (12-3 p.m.), and a food booth. Junior Section exhibits will be on display at the Brussels Library. The 4-H beef and sheep show and little folks agriculture show will be taking place in the livestock shed at the BM&G Community Centre, starting at 12 p.m.
This year’s fair theme is, Twist & Sprout. Fair entry is by donation. Please support your local fairs.
COVID19 Facility open with limited hours and COVID19 protocols. Online programming for Mind-Body-Spirit HERE
Fitness classes for all ages, educational and social programs, preschool programs, aquatic programs, pool, gym, licensed child care, day camps, fitness centre and youth centres.
Summer day camps offer a variety of programming for children ages 3-16 including: cooking, yoga, singing, art, sports, canoeing, swimming and karate.
Virtual 2SLGBTQ+ Newcomer Peer Support Group (for High School Students in Stratford-Perth County) – join discussions, make connections and increase your sense of belonging within the 2SLGBTQ+ community. Every week on Thu during Pride Month from 4 pm-5:30 pm via Zoom – attend as many, or as few, sessions as you like. Dates – Jun 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30. For more information contact Rebecca Mallozzi – 226-808-7358, or EMAIL
Lots of programming for Mind-Body-Spirit HERE
Community based recreation programs for adults, children and families, fitness programs, indoor swimming pool and lessons, volunteers
Click here to view program schedules for fitness and wellness programs, youth programs and camps.
COVID19Facilities closed until further notice.
Complex has a hockey arena, public skating, indoor pool , fitness area, squash court and volleyball and basketball. Volunteers are welcome, contact for details.
Community Centre with indoor swimming pool, swimming lessons, weight room, sauna, fitness classes- Aqua Aerobics, Aquatic Therapy for knee and hip replacement, summer day camp, Standard First Aid and CPR-C Training, indoor Kayak/Canoe. Pool rentals for birthday parities or special events available.
Recreation facility offering:
Aquatic Centre – indoor 4-lane, 25-metre saltwater pool, on-deck dry sauna, 7-person spa 8 leisure pool, family change rooms and outdoor splash pad
Double ice pads – Hockey Canada standards 185′ by 85′. Ice is converted to a dry floor surface in the off season for floor hockey, volleyball, in-line skating and concerts. Eleven dressing rooms, two referee rooms, up to 1400 seats for spectators and enclosed viewing, licensed overlooks the Rock Rink
Meeting room, kitchen and activity rooms and a Older Adult Centre
Community Hall capacity 400 people
Facility is a designated warming or cooling centre for anyone to access as a rest area during extreme weather conditions