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Parks, Beaches & Trails


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

Phone: 705 292-9507
or 877 213-7419

We care for our parks, natural areas and streetscapes to enhance the Township's image and provide recreational spaces for residents and visitors.





Burritt Mann Memorial Park

2048 Mud Road, Selwyn Also known as Selwyn Park, is located in Selwyn along Mud Road and is a small park that provides a picnic area and playground for local residents as well as visitors.

Cenotaph Park

Lakefield - Intersection of Bridge Street and Water Street Centrally located at Memorial Hall, this is an ideal resting area while shopping or enjoying the Lakefield Millennium Trail. The flower gardens are provided and maintained by the Lakefield Horticultural Society.

Chemong Park

722 Hatton Avenue, Bridgenorth Located in Bridgenorth along Chemong Lake where residents and visitors can enjoy over 9 acres of wooded parkland with amenities such as a walking trail, scenic vistas, gardens, and historical information signage.

Douglas Sports Centre

2 Hague Boulevard, Lakefield
This complex spans 10 acres of active and passive recreation space. The Sports Centre provides one lit ball-diamond a surplus of open space, tennis courts/pickleball court with bleachers and concessions.

Ennismore Robert E. Young Recreation Complex

553 Ennis Road, Ennismore
This complex is the Township's largest recreation facility with nearly 42 acres of recreation space. The Complex boasts one lit softball and one unlit hardball diamond, two full-size soccer pitches, two mini soccer pitches, ice pad, playground, basketball court, tennis courts/pickleball court and a fitness trail with five (5) fitness stations. Other amenities include a tractor pull track, bleachers, picnic tables and a water fill-up station.

Isabel Morris Park

20 Concession Street, Lakefield
This 2 acre park is located adjacent to the Lakefield-Smith Arena and provides a view of Otonabee River. There is a pavilion, a picnic area, skatepark and a playground. The park is also the site of several community events. Thank you to ORCA, GE Volunteers, Lakefield Horticultural Society and the Lakefield Trail for all of their hard work cleaning and maintaining the gardens.

Paul J. English Chemung Lions Park

710 Red Pine Lane, Bridgenorth
Offers over 15 acres of recreation space. This park provides a number of active recreation opportunities in addition to passive open space, including a lit ball-diamond, two ultimate frisbee fields and playground. Other associated park amenities include two pavilion shelters and gardens.

Ultimate Fribee Field

710 Red Pine Lane, Bridgenorth Located within the Paul J. English Lions Park is two (2) new Ultimate Frisbee fields with accessible parking and a shade shelter. The park also has a walking trail around the new fields that is connected to the existing trail. A huge thank you goes out to our community partners without whom this project would not be a success. The Chemung Lake & District Lions Club and Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program through the Government of Canada's Federal Economic Development Agency of Southern Ontario.

Woodland Acres Park

242 Woodward Avenue, Peterborough
The new community park includes a trail connecting the Woodland Acres subdivision and the newly developed Summer Lane subdivision, shade structure with seating and a playground. The new play structure includes a variety of features such as a fully accessible swing suitable for children with mobility issues, two (2) slides, a climbing wall and various overhead climbers.


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PPH Beach Testing

Peterborough Public Health (PPH) maintains a routine surveillance program for public beaches during summer months to ensure that the water quality is safe for swimming. Some of the main factors that can result in unsafe levels of bacteria between inspection times are: heavy rainfall, large numbers of waterfowl, high winds or wave activity, large numbers of swimmers.

The PPH surveillance program begins in June and continues until the end of August each year.

For the most recent sampling results, please call 705-743-1000 or see beach testing results here.

Ennismore Waterfront Park and Beach

1053 Ennis Road, Ennismore
Covering over 50 acres on the shores of Chemong Lake, this park has a beach and a large picnic area with a pavilion and swimming area. The Ennismore Heritage Trail is a main feature of this park.

Lakefield Beach and Playground

64 Hague Boulevard, Lakefield
Lakefield Beach is popular among many residents and visitors; conveniently located in Hague Point near downtown and a number of amenities such as a playground, pavilion, the Lakefield Marshland Centre, and the Lakefield Millennium Trail.

Jones Beach

908 Jones Beach Road, Bridgenorth
Jones Beach is located in Bridgenorth with a beach, pier, and picnic area ideal for families and small children.

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Selwyn Trails Brochure - Your Guide to the Trails of Selwyn Township

  • B.E.L. Rotary Bridgenorth Trail
  • Ennismore Fitness Trail
  • Ennismore Heritage Trail
  • Lakefield Trail
  • Andrew Trail
  • Fairbairn Trail  

Visit our Trails Page for more Information

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