Parks and Green Spaces

Natural and tended spaces are plentiful in North Kawartha and surrounding area.

Baseball Diamonds

Wilson Park

The Wilson Park Community Centre (WPCC) baseball diamond is located at 66 Northey's Bay Road, Woodview, ON K0L 3E0. For more information or to book the hall or park, please call 705-656-4445 ext 251. 

 Baseball Diamond and Bleachers at Wilson Park

Apsley Public School

The Apsley Public School Baseball Diamonds are located at 238 Burleigh Street, Apsley, ON K0L 1A0. Call School Rentals at 705-742-9773 to inquire about availability and to book.

Apsley Public School Ball Diamond image

Lion's Park

The Lion's Park Baseball Diamond is located at 335 McFadden Road, Apsley, ON K0L 1A0. Call 705-656-4744 to inquire about availability and to book.

Baseball Diamond at Lion's Park

Boat Launches

There are many public access points or landings throughout North Kawartha. They are listed in alphabetical order below:

Anstruther Lake (Anstruther Lake Road, south shore)

Big Cedar Lake (at the end of Haultain Road)

Big Cedar Lake (at the end of Julian Lake Road)

Chandos Lake (Mac Bullied Road)

Chandos Lake (at the end of McCauley Road, South Bay)

Coon Lake

Eels Lake (Eels Lake Landing Road, south shore) 

Jack Lake (via the boundary road between Havelock- Belmont-Methuen and Burleigh)

Lasswade Lake (McCauley Road)

Looncall Lake

Long Lake

Stoney Lake (wharf at the end of Mt. Julian Road)

Tallan Lake

Wolf Lake

Please Note:
Weather, water levels and amount of use may affect how easy it will be to use each Boat Launch. Four-wheel drive or a pick-up truck may be needed in certain conditions.

Zebra Mussels

You should wash the hull of your boat before launching to prevent the spread of Zebra Mussels.


 

Eels Creek Canoe Park
The Eels Creek Canoe Park is located on Northey's Bay Road at the bridge which is about 8 kms from Highway 28.  At the bridge and on the north side of Northey's Bay Road, is a parking lot for day canoers and/or hikers.  From the parking lot are hiking trails and a canoe launch spot into Eels Creek.  This is MNR property where overnight camping and campfires are not allowed.  We ask all visitors to take their garbage with them.
Eels Creek Rest Area

Eels Creek Rest Area is on both sides of Highway 28 between Woodview and Apsley.

Please note this picnic area is owned and maintained by the Ministry of Transportation.

image of eels creek rest area with picnic shelter

Lions Park

Lion's Park is located at 335 McFadden Road, Apsley, ON K0L 1A0. For more information, call 705-656-4744 .

panoramic image of lions park

Playgrounds

Wilson Park

The Wilson Park Community Centre (WPCC) is located at 66 Northey's Bay Road, Woodview, ON K0L 3E0. For more information or to book the hall or park, please call 705-656-4445 ext 251. 

Playground Equipment at Wilson Park

Apsley Public School

The Apsley Public School is located at 238 Burleigh Street, Apsley, ON K0L 1A0. Call School Rentals at 705-742-9773 to inquire about availability and to book.

playground area at the Apsley School

Lion's Park

Lion's Park is located at 335 McFadden Road, Apsley, ON K0L 1A0. Call 705-656-4744 to inquire about availability and to book.

playground equipment at Lion's Park

Picnic Areas

Chandos Beach

Chandos Beach is located at 2821 Highway 620, Apsley ON, K0L 1A0.

grassy picnic area at Chandos Beach

Glen Alda Community Centre

Glen Alda Community Centre is located at 3763 Highway 620, Apsley, ON K0L 1A0.

Picnic shelter and picnic tables at Glen Alda

Quarry Bay Beach

Quarry Bay Beach is located at 1986 Northey's Bay Road, Woodview, ON K0L 3E0.

picnic area overlooking lake at Quarry Bay Beach

 
Provincial Parks

Provincial Parks in and around North Kawartha are the following:

Tennis Courts
 

Wilson Park Tennis Court

The double tennis courts at the Wilson Park Community Centre (66 Northey's Bay Road, Woodview, ON K0L 3E0) are active from May through October. The courts can accommodate pickleball as well as traditional tennis. The pickleball lines are yellow, in order to differentiate them from the white tennis lines. Additionally, there is the Wilson Park Ladies Tennis Club, for those interested in joining up with like-minded players.    


Tennis and Pickleball Membership Fees:

1. Seasonal Single $50.00 (Each single membership is permitted one guest).

2. Seasonal Family $100.00 (A family consists of immediate family, only. Verification may be requested at courts. Each family member is permitted a guest. A family membership may be issued 2 keys). 

3. Daily Rental $10.00 (plus a $40.00 refundable deposit for key). Key must be returned within 48 hours to obtain the refund.

4. Add $10 to options 1 or 2 above, and become a member of The Wilson Park Ladies Tennis Club. Each club member must purchase a seasonal membership, before joining the club.

If court key is lost, there will be a $20.00 Replacement Fee. 


Wilson Park Tennis Court - double courtReserved Court Times:

Wednesday mornings (9 am-12 pm) are reserved for The Wilson Park Ladies Tennis Club.


Where to purchase your Court Membership

Seasonal memberships and daily rentals may be purchased at the following locations:

Woodview General Store - 6220 Highway 28, Woodview, ON K0L 3E0 - 705-654-4224 (Cash or cheque only)

North Kawartha Community Centre (NKCC) - 340 McFadden Road, Apsley, ON K0L 1A0 - 705-656-4445 ext 251 or 252.


Where to purchase your Club Membership

To enroll in The Wilson Park Ladies Tennis Club, there is a $10.00 fee. However, you must have first purchased a seasonal membership as listed above. Club memberships may be purchased only at the following location:

North Kawartha Community Centre (NKCC) - 340 McFadden Road, Apsley, ON K0L 1A0 - 705-656-4445 ext 251 or 252.


Wilson Park Ladies Tennis Club

To enroll in the Wilson Park Ladies Tennis Club, there is a $10.00 fee. However, you must have first purchased a seasonal membership as listed above. Benefits to joining the Tennis Club include: like-minded people to play with, reserved court time on Wednesday mornings from 9 am to 12 pm and access to a Tennis Pro when arranged by the Club. The Club arranges its own games and times on Wednesday mornings. Please note: The Club has a maximum membership of 10 players. For more information about The Wilson Park Ladies Tennis Club, you may contact Eleanor Burns at 705-559-1006, or at eleanorburns12642@gmail.com.

 

Court Rules

  • Please do not adjust or tamper with court equipment. Report any deficiencies to the Parks and Recreation Department at 705-656-4445 ext 252. You may also email g.geraldi@northkawartha.ca
  • Players must have a key to enter the court area.
  • Do not allow others to use your court key. Membership and/or privileges are non-transferrable and may result in the forfeiture of your Membership.
  • Players must have a Club membership card to play with the Wilson Park Ladies Tennis Club. 
  • If there are players waiting, please restrict your play to 45 minutes.
  • Do not enter a court when others are using it.
  • Do not walk behind players to cross a court when play is in progress; wait until rally or point stops.
  • Do not retrieve your ball if it goes into another court; rather ask for it to be returned when there is a pause in play on that court.
  • Only running shoes or tennis shoes may be worn on the courts.
  • No Foul language!
  • Bicycle riding, skate boarding and roller skating are not allowed on the courts.
  • In circumstances not covered above, common sense and consideration for others will rule.
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