Recreation and Culture

Contacts

Municipal Office

395 Mulock Drive P.O. Box 328 Station Main, Newmarket, Ontario
L3Y 4X7
905-895-5193

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COVID-19 Information

 During the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be program disruptions, changes and facility closures. We continue to offer alternative ways to serve the community. Learn about Newmarket's approach to reopening and for current information and resources. For any inquiries, please email info@newmarket.ca.

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Updated September 10, 2020

Traditionally, the Town offers an extensive menu of programs and services that are promoted within our Activity Guide.  Programs will be scaled back significantly to ensure that only those services that can fully comply with all public health measures are offered.  There will be no Fall 2020 Activity Guide published.  Drop-In and limited registered programs will be introduced gradually over the next few months. 


The Magna Pool is reopening!  The pool will be opening on September 14th for lane swim, public swim, and aqua fitness.  Individuals are asked to reserve their spot in advance.  For more information please visit our website at newmarket.ca/swimming. Reservations can be made online at play.newmarket.ca 


The Magna Fitness Centre has successfully reopened!  The Fitness Centre has been relocated on the Honda Ice Pad at Magna Centre to ensure that there is ample space to accommodate individuals in their work out.  Individuals are asked to reserve their spot in advance.  Reservations can be made online at play.newmarket.ca. Group Fitness classes are set to restart the end of September.  Please check back to newmarket.ca/fitness for updates. 


The skate park has also successfully reopened!  The skate park at the Newmarket Recreation Youth Centre and Sk8 Park is open Tuesday to Friday from 4 pm to 8:15 pm and Saturdays from 1 pm to 7:30 pm.  For more information, visit newmarket.ca/youth.  Individuals are encouraged to reserve their spot in advance.  Reservations can be made online at play.newmarket.ca 


We welcome our community's feedback and input and would love to hear from you on what programs / activities you would like to see offered by the Town.  Email us at recreation@newmarket.ca with your suggestions. 


Assumption of Risk

The Town of Newmarket in collaboration with York Region Public Health, continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation. Users of the Town of Newmarket facilities, buildings and/or amenities are reminded that the facilities, buildings and/or amenities are open for use at your own risk. An inherent risk of exposure to communicable diseases including COVID-19 exists in any public space where people are present. By visiting any Town of Newmarket facility, building and/or amenity you voluntarily assume all risks including any risk of injury, loss, damage, and possible exposure to a communicable disease including COVID-19. We remind you to follow the COVID-19 precautionary guidelines being recommended by various Canadian health authorities including the York Region Public Health Unit, Ontario Health and Public Health Agency of Canada.



Click here to sign up for the Recreation E-Newsletter for updates.

Stay up-to-date on the latest Town updates by following  @TownofNewmarket on TwitterFacebook  and Instagram and visit Newmarket.ca/COVID19.

As always, if you have any general questions, please email us at info@newmarket.ca or call Customer Service at 905-895-5193 (Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

Recreation & Culture Virtual Hub

Helping Newmarket residents flatten the curve and make the most of their time at home!

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​​​​​​​​​Updated June 30, 2020

As approved during a Council Meeting on June 29, the Town of Newmarket will be implementing alternative programming in place of full-day summer camps for the 2020 season. Alternative programming includes family programs, small group short programs, camper activity kits and more.

More information will be released as soon as possible. Bookmark this page and check back soon for more information.

​​​​​Updated May 27: Town of Newmarket has cancelled summer camps & programs

The Town's existing summer camp program is designed and structured in a way that cannot be delivered in line with current Provincial requirements for social distancing and gatherings. Based on this reality, the Town must cancel all camps and refund all fees paid.  Read more here 

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Recreation and Culture Programs, Events and Community News E-Newsletter

We offer a variety of recreation and culture programs for all ages and abilities. Swim, skate, join a league, be creative and innovative or learn a new skill. 

Click here for recreation programs  |  Program Registration Form​

PLEASE NOTE: Child Care and Early Years Act: Due to the change in the Child Care and Early Years Act, all campers must turn four years old before they are permitted to attend any Town of Newmarket summer camp. For further information please go to www.ontario.ca


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