Get Involved

There is always something going on in North Kawartha! Parades, social clubs, community groups, auctions, a giant flea market, libraries, a fitness centre, recreation programs, regattas and more!

Check out our Community Calendar and Community Groups page on the left hand menu, and visit our Community Events and Activities, and Area Attractions pages, as well as the North Kawartha Directory for additional information and events. 

Glen Alda Community Centre 

Weekly Events:

Monday 11:00 am to 3:00 pm - Creative Circle (September to June)

Monday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Alcoholics Anonymous

Wednesday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm - Glen Alda Seniors (2nd and 4th Wednesday every month)

Wilson Park Community Centre

Weekly Events:

Monday 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm - Line Dancing (Fall to Spring)

Monday 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm - Apsley Firefly Band Rehearsals (Spring to Fall)

Tuesday 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm - Euchre 

Thursday 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm - Darts, Cards, and Potluck

Wilson Park Tennis Courts

Open May to October - Memberships available at the Woodview General Store and the NKCC. 

North Kawartha Community Centre

Fitness Centre Schedule (Year-round)

Weekdays 6:00 am to 9:00 pm Weekends 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Tuesday 10:30 am to 11:30 am - Community Care Seniors Exercise Class

Thursday 10:30 am to 11:30 am - Community Care Seniors Exercise Class

Banquet Hall and Multi-Purpose Room Weekly Events:

Monday 9:00 am to 10:15 am -  Community Care Walking Group

Monday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm -  Summer Quilters (June to September)

Tuesday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm -  A.B.C. Seniors Club

Tuesday 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm - Ping Pong (September through August)

Wednesday 9:00 am to 10:15 am -  Community Care Walking Group

Wednesday 11:30 am to 3:30 pm - Line Dancing (September to June)

Wednesday 7:00 pm - Lions Bingo

Thursday 10:00 am to 12:00 pm - Apsley Play to Learn (1st, 2nd and 3rd Fridays every month September to June)

Thursday 7:00pm - Lion's Meeting (2nd and 4th Thursday every month)

Thursday 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm - Paudash Trail Blazers Snowmobile Club (3rd Thursday every month)

Friday 9:00 am to 10:15 am -  Community Care Walking Group

Public Skating and Pick Up Hockey Schedule (September until March)

Monday 7:00 am to 8:30 am - Figure Skating Ticket Ice ($3/person)

Monday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm - Public Skating ($2/skater or $5/family)

Tuesday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm - Public Skating ($2/skater or $5/family)

Wednesday 7:00 am to 8:30 am - Figure Skating Ticket Ice ($3/person) 

Wednesday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm - Public Skating ($2/skater or $5/family)

Wednesday 3:00 pm  to 5:30 pm - Loonie Skate ($1/skater)

Wednesday 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm - Pick Up Hockey ($5/player)

Thursday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm - Public Skating ($2/skater or $5/family)

Friday 7:00 am to 8:30 am - Figure Skating Ticket Ice ($3/person)

Saturday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm - Public Skating ($2/skater or $5/family)

Sunday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm - Public Skating $2/skater or $5/family)

North Kawartha Community Centre Special Events

Fourth Saturday in January (26/19), 9 am to 11 pm - Lions Winter Carnival

First Saturday in March (02/19), 9 am to 4 pm - Trappers Carnival

First Saturday in March (02/19), 9 am to 6 pm - Apsley Minor Hockey Association Tournament

Second Saturday in March (09/19), 10 am to 4 pm - Bulls Hockey Tournament

Second Sunday in March (10/19), 10 am to 4 pm - Bulls Hockey Tournament

Third Saturday in March (16/19), 6 pm to 8 pm - North Kawartha Figure Skating Show 

Various Saturdays or Sundays, April through October, 8:30 am to 4 pm - Apsley Auctions

Saturday, Late April, 12:00 pm to 2 pm - Rabies Clinic

Second Sunday in May (12/19), 11 am to 1 pm - Lions Mother's Day Brunch

July 1 each year - Canada Day Celebrations

Third Saturday in July (21/18) - Lions Giant Flea Market

Second Saturday in August (10/19) - Yuk Yuk's Comedy Night, NK Figure Skating Club Fundraiser

Tuesday, August 14/18 - Firefly Band Concert and Dinner Fundraiser

Late August, early September, each year - Ivy Hockey Academy

Second Saturday in October (13/18) - Food Bank Loonie Auction Fundraiser

First Saturday in November (03/18) - Seniors Bazaar

Second Saturday in November (10/18) - Community Care Meet Your Needs Event

Last Saturday in November (24/18) - Christmas Santa Claus Parade and Celebrations

Parks and Recreaton Winter Sports Programs

For information on any of the following Winter Sport Programs, please search the individual recreation program tabs available as drop downs in our Recreation Programs page, or call 705-656-4445.

  • North Kawartha Figure Skating Club
  • North Kawartha Gymnastics Club
  • Apsley Minor Hockey
  • North Kawartha Adult Hockey League
  • North Kawartha Knights Junior C Hockey

Parks and Recreation Spring/Summer Sports Programs

For information on any of the following Spring/Summer Sport Programs, please search the individual recreation program tabs available as drop downs in our Recreation Programs page or call 705-656-4445.

  • Youth Soccer
  • North Kawartha Gymnastics Club
  • Youth Ball Hockey
  • Adult Slo-Pitch Baseball
  • North Kawartha Swim Program
  • Youth Baseball 
  • Youth Lacrosse

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