Current and Upcoming Programs

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 What's New?
Welcome to our new layout for recreation registration with the Town of Gravenhurst. Here you'll find our registration system, ActiveNet, as well as information below on recurring Town recreation programs. Don't forget to check out other opportunities and offerings from great organizations in our community here.

Can't find something you're looking for? Send us an email to recreation@gravenhurst.ca or give us a call at 705-687-3412.
March Break 2024

Thank you for a great 2023 March Break! Please check back early 2024 for details. 

 Little Kickers Soccer

Little Kickers Muskoka Lakelands teaches soccer skills through FUN, structured classes - for kids 18 months to 8 years. 

For more information and/or to register, click here!

 Segwun Steamers Soccer

Soccer is back! This program is a non-competitive league focusing on skill development and having fun for children aged 9-12. Each session consists of skills, drills and a game. Soccer cleats and shin guards are mandatory - uniforms and socks are provided.

Registration deadline: April 21st, no exceptions.
Click HERE for program details or to register. 
 Swimming Lessons

There's something special about learning to swim in a lake. Registration for Gull Lake Rotary Park Swimming Lessons begins April 3rd at 8:30am

Please click here to register

The Town of Gravenhurst offers Lifesaving Society swimming lessons. For further details about level specifications and detaisl, visit the Lifesaving Society website. Please note that program scheduling is based on the availability of our instructing staff and if registration is too low in a specific session, lessons may be cancelled or combined.

All swimming report cards will be received over SwimGen and can be accessed through our portal by clicking here. If you lose your swimmer's Participant ID, please email Recreation@Gravenhurst.ca

Community Gardens
The Gravenhurst Community Garden was created in the spring of 2013 in partnership with Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka, Chartwell Gravenhurst Retirement Residence, Gravenhurst Communities in Bloom Committee and YWCA Muskoka. The Community Garden is a public place to grow your own vegetables if you do not have enough space at home, or as a place to start small and learn about gardening, while meeting other gardeners in your community.

Located on the east side of the Gravenhurst Centennial Centre, the community garden consists of 30 raised box plots, available at three height levels. 

Registration
Registration for the upcoming 2023 growing season is available at the Centennial Centre or Online between April 3rd - May 1st. There is a registration fee of $17.70 plus HST per plot for the gardening season, with an initial limit of two plots per family.
Registration opens on April 3rd, check back for the link. 

For more information, please refer to this document

Questions?
For more information, please email us at recreation@gravenhurst.ca.

 Public Skating

The following public skates take place at the Graeme Murray Arena in the Centennial Centre:

Weekend Public Skates - Fee is $2 at the door
Sundays: 11 am - 1 pm
Please note: There is no public skating December 25 or January 1. Thank you for your understanding.

Adult Leisure Skate - Fee is $2 at the door
Monday to Friday: 9 am - 9:50 am
Please note: There is no Adult Leisure Skating between December 26 to January 2. Thank you for your understanding.

Parent & Child Skate (Homeschool/Not Yet in School) - Fee is $2/person 
Tuesdays: 2 - 2:50 pm
February 7 - March 28 (excluding March 14)
No Shoes, No Strollers, No Carrying Children on the ice
Helmets are Recommended 

PA Day Skating - Fee is $2 at the door
February 3: 11:30 am - 1 pm
March 3: 11:30 am - 1 pm

Please note the following posted information

All patrons who participate in ice skating programs must respect the following rules:

  • Follow all direction from Arena Operators and Town Staff 
  • Children 10 years of age and younger must be actively supervised by a responsible person 16 years of age or older. 
  • It is recommended that all skaters wear a CSA approved  helmet while on the ice. 
  • Only industry approved skate aides are permitted on the ice surface.

Prohibited Activities

  • No spitting or nasal expelling
  • No rough play, tag, racing, foul language or inappropriate behaviour
  • No carrying children while on the ice surface (including baby carriers)
  • No food or drink on the ice surface
  • No use of cell phones while on the ice
  • No shoes and/or strollers on the ice
  • No sitting on the boards
  • No hockey sticks/pucks are permitted during Public Skating times
  • Skate with the direction of all skaters
  • Please exit the ice surface promptly when buzzer rings

If you have any questions, please reach out to Recreation@gravenhurst.ca

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