Parks and Recreation

North Kawartha boasts 3 community centres (each with various groups and activities), an arena, fitness centre, parks2 beach frontsbaseball diamondsplayground areaspicnic areas, and beach volleyball, basketball and tennis/pickleball courts.
We are very active in cultural and recreational programming. This includes running or providing various North Kawartha youth sports programs, figure skating lessons, an adult hockey leaguepublic skatingfitness programs, as well as softballsoccerlacrosse, and the swim program at Chandos BeachQuarry Bay Beach, and Jack Lake.
Additionally, we are responsible for many special activities that include various types of performances, celebrations and festivities, and we work closely with our community groups to ensure the success of their events.
We have a very modest staff complement of 5 full-time, 3 part-time, and 5 seasonal students to accomplish the above.

Award Announcement
Since its Grand Opening on October 23, 2010, the North Kawartha Community Centre (NKCC) has been a hub of community activity.The Township of North Kawartha is very proud to announce that the North Kawartha Community Centre was one of only ten facilities selected internationally, for a 2013 Athletic Business Facility of Merit Award. Congratulations to the Community, Architect, and Township Council and Staff for this achievement. For more information regarding this award, please visit the Athletic Business website.

The Township of North Kawartha has two public libraries. The main branch is located in Apsley with a small branch in Woodview. Free high-speed public internet access is available at both locations.

Various Art Studios and Historic Sites are located throughout the municipality.

 Outside of Regular Office Hours (Weekdays, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm)
The on-duty Parks & Recreation Staff will return calls as soon as possible.
705-656-4445 ext 253

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Gary Geraldi, C.R.F.P.

Director of Parks & Recreation / Waste Management
705-656-4445 ext 252
Email Director Parks & Recreation / Waste Management   

Jim Elder
Parks & Recreation Program Coordinator/Administrative Assistant
705-656-4445 ext 251
Email Parks & Recreation Program Coordinator/Administrative Assistant

There is always lots to see and do in North Kawartha. Beyond this page, you will find additional information and listings on the following pages: Area AttractionsCommunity CalendarCommunity Centre Events and Activities - RecurringCommunity GroupsRecreation ProgramsSpecial Events and in the North Kawartha Public Library Community Directory and in the North Kawartha Township Business Directory Click here for some helpful hints (the links are active) on how to get the most out of your visit to the website.

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