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Parks and Recreation Department


Township of Selwyn
1310 Centre Line
Selwyn, ON
K9J 6X5

Phone: 705 292-9507
or 877 213-7419

The Township of Selwyn is well known for its exceptional quality of life and boasts many local attractions and events that enhance the quality of life for residents and tourists alike. Thousands of tourists visit the Township each year to enjoy our beautiful lakes, parks, and recreation facilities, heritage and cultural sites, and events, shopping, restaurants, festivals, entertainment, and accommodation facilities.

The Parks and Recreation Department manages the operations of two Community Centres, both with ice pads and banquet facilities, located in Ennismore and Lakefield. In addition, the department operates the Marshland Centre, Bridgenorth Community Hall and outdoor sports facilities that include ball diamonds, soccer pitches, tennis, pickleball and basketball courts 7 playgrounds, 3 beaches, 87 hectares of parkland, fitness trail and 3 beautiful municipal trails.

The Trent Severn Waterway runs through the municipality and seasonal and transient boaters are welcomed at the municipally owned and operated Lakefield Marina.

Facility Rentals

View our online schedule to rent one of our facilities.

Free Winter Pickleball in Lakefield

Community Care is sponsoring winter Pickle Ball which from November 2019 to the end of April 2020. The program started Thursday, November 7, 2019, at King George North at Ridpath Public School, 39 Ermatinger St, Lakefield. Doors open at 6:30 pm with playing 7 to 9 pm.

Sue Lloyd has volunteered to be the lead for this free program. The permit and insurance requires that a Community Care Registered Volunteer be present at all games. Please let Lorri Rork at Community Care know if you can help be a back-up for Sue. This is a free program but donations are always welcome!

There are a few Thursdays that we are not allowed to use the school: December 26/19, January 2/20 and March 19/20, otherwise pickle ball continues through to April 30, 2020.