Community Groups

COVID-19 Notice

The Township of North Kawartha is taking actions to help protect the health of our community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit our COVID-19 page to stay informed of closures/changes to Township services, amenities, and programs. The Township is gradually re-opening the North KawarthaWilson Park, and Glen Alda Community Centres, in compliance with Provincial Government orders, and Peterborough Public Health recommendations

Face coverings/masks must be worn, in accordance with the Peterborough Public Health directives when entering Municipal Buildings, and use hand-sanitizer provided at the entrances. Please review our screening poster upon entering, and do not attend any Municipal Buildings if you are sick or have any symptoms.

Programs and/or services at the Community Centres will gradually resume beginning September 14th. The planned opening of The Fitness Centre is September 21st, and the NKCC ice surface September 28th or October 5th. Please note: although planned, these are tentative dates, based on a staggered opening approach.  

North Kawartha Outdoor Sports and Recreational Amenities are open (with restrictions). Individuals are not permitted to play organized team sports, even on fields intended for this purpose, unless they are members of the same household or social circle. Chandos and Quarry Bay beaches are open with portable toilets, the change rooms are closed.

If any amenities are busy, please come back another time, do not overcrowd. Individuals who use the opened amenities are required to physically distance (stay 2 metres or 6 feet apart), unless they are members of the same household or social circle. In unsupervised areas, User Assumes All Risks and Liability.

There are many community and special interest groups to choose from in North Kawartha, however, in consideration of all the closures/restrictions mentioned above, many of events and groups listed here are temporarily suspended. Please contact the individual organizers for current information.

Beyond this page, you will find additional information and listings on the following pages: Area AttractionsCommunity CalendarCommunity Centre Events and Activities - RecurringRecreation ProgramsSpecial Events and in the North Kawartha Directory. Click here for some helpful hints (the links are active) on how to get the most out of your visit to the website.

ABC Seniors

Meetings/Lunches - Tuesdays 10:00 am until 4:00 pm 
Bridge/Euchre - Tuesdays 1:00 pm until 3:30 pm
Indoor Pickleball - Wednesdays 10:00 am until 3:00 pm
North Kawartha Community Centre 340 McFadden Road, Apsley K0L 1A0 
705-656-3166, 705-875-4759 Rick Price rickprice9678@gmail.com 

Adult (Indoor) Pickleball

Mondays and Thursdays 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm (September through June)
$1 per player, must have indoor running shoes 
Apsley Public School 238 Burleigh Street, Apsley K0L 1A0   
705-656-2695 Brian Conley b.conley2139@gmail.com

Apsley and District Lions Club

Meetings - 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm
Bingo - Wednesdays 7:00 pm until 9:30 pm (Must be 18 and older)
North Kawartha Community Centre 340 McFadden Road, Apsley K0L 1A0  
705-656-9254 Brenda Lenson bllenson@hotmail.ca
www.facebook.com/apsleylionsontario 

Apsley Firefly Band

Mondays 6:30 pm until 9:00 pm (June through August)
Wilson Park Community Centre 66 Northey's Bay Road, Woodview K0L 3E0 
705-656-1137 Judith Manary apsleyfireflyband@gmail.com 

Apsley Minor Hockey Association

705-656-2529 Josh Perks (home) amha.reg@gmail.com 
705-656-4295 (work)
705-931-0934 (cell) 
https://apsleyminorhockey.com/

Apsley Family Play-to-Learn

Thursday mornings 10:00 am until 12:00 pm (September through June)
Family Play-to-Learn is a free, drop in, program open to all adults with young children birth to six years of age.
North Kawartha Community Centre 340 McFadden Road, Apsley K0L 1A0 
705-748-9144  
Peterborough Child & Family Centres

Bridge Club

Fridays 12:30 pm until 4:00 pm
$2 per player
North Kawartha Community Centre 340 McFadden Road, Apsley K0L 1A0  
705-656-9401 Bob Sutton

Burleigh Road Historical Society

Meetings - 1st Monday of each month 1:00 pm
North Kawartha Library, Apsley Branch 175 Burleigh Street, Apsley K0L 1A0   
705-656-4333 Debbie Hall d.hall@northkawarthalibrary.com

Community Care

Monday though Friday 10:00 am until 1:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am until 2:00 pm
Home support services, volunteer opportunities, 
Meet Your Needs program, Apsley Vintage and Gallery Store  
126 Burleigh Street, Apsley K0L 1A0
705-656-4589 Sarah McCall smccall@commcareptbo.org 
www.commcareptbo.org

Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Community Care-Sponsored, Seniors, Free, Exercise Classes 
North Kawartha Community Centre 340 McFadden Road, Apsley K0L 1A0 

Economic Development Cooperative

Community-led initiative based in Apsley
Appointed Council Liason - Councillor Colin McLellan  

Glen Alda Seniors

Meetings - 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month 10:00 am until 4:00 pm
Glen Alda Community Centre 3723 County Road 620, Apsley K0L 1A0 
705-656-1850 Barry Rand sallyandbarry@aol.com

North Kawartha Food Bank

Tuesdays and Fridays 10:00 am until 12:00 pm
135 Burleigh Street, PO Box 641, Apsley K0L 1A0   
705-656-3820

North Kawartha Figure Skating Club 

Tuesdays 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm 
Thursdays 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm 
North Kawartha Community Centre 340 McFadden Road, Apsley K0L 1A0  
705-656-4445 ext 251
Figure Skating Lessons 

North Kawartha Piecemakers Summer Quilters

Mondays 10:00 am until 4:00 pm (June to September) 
North Kawartha Community Centre 340 McFadden Road, Apsley K0L 1A0  
705-656-9392 Val Foster 
fitquilt@hotmail.com

Paudash Trail Blazers Snowmobile Club

Meetings - 2nd Thursday of each month 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm
North Kawartha Community Centre 340 McFadden Road, Apsley K0L 1A0  
info@paudashtrailblazers.on.ca
http://www.paudashtrailblazers.on.ca/

Ping Pong

Tuesdays 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm (September through July)
$1 per player, must have indoor running shoes 
North Kawartha Community Centre 340 McFadden Road, Apsley K0L 1A0   
705-656-2695 Brian Conley b.conley2139@gmail.com

Royal Canadian Legion Apsley Branch #381

Line Dancing - Mondays 1:00 pm until 2:30 pm
Darts - Mondays 7:30 pm
Shuffleboard - Wednesdays 1:00 pm
Euchre - Thursdays 1:00 pm
Music Jam - Fridays 4:00 pm
Club Room - Saturdays 1:00 am until 6:00 pm
150 Burleigh Street, Apsley K0L 1A0  
705-656-4552

Wilson Park Community Groups 

Walk/Fit Group - Mondays 10:00 am until 11:00 am
Line Dancing - Mondays 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm (Fall to Spring)
Euchre - Tuesdays 7:30 pm until 10:00 pm (Spring to Fall)
Darts, Cards, and Potluck - Thursdays 12:30 pm until 4:00 pm
66 Northey's Bay Road, Woodview K0L 3E0
705-656-4445 

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