Recreation

This budget supports the staffing, planning, advertising, delivery, supervision and evaluation of the Recreation Division programs and services, including: community development/assistance activities; community gardens; facility management; direct delivery programs and instructional sports; special event projects; recreation fee subsidy program; summer aquatics program; Junior Parks; Downtown Youth Space; Peterborough Youth Commission/Council; Seniors Active Living Centres Act grants to senior recreation centres; sport field permitting; the operations of the Skateboard Park, picnic sites at Beavermead, Nicholls Oval and Jackson Park; operation of the Peterborough Marina; and oversight of Beavermead Campground.

Highlights

The following are key factors affecting the 2021 budget:

  • Instructional Sport net revenue has increased by $28,600 by adding a skateboard and Scooter program and a percentage of Arena program revenue
  • Recreation Subsidy expenses are reduced by $11,000 to better reflect actual usage
  • There were no other enhancements to the programs or services of the Recreation Administration Division
Service statistics
Type of service201820192020 (forecast)
Subsidy 1335 1,464 150
Permitting 426,830 426,657 10,000
Junior Parks 929 853 0
Instructional Sports 1,598 1,532 200
Downtown Youth Space 1,967 1,361 500
Summer Aquatics (Beavermead, Rogers Cove beaches) 10,356 12,856 14,431
Marina Seasonal 68 69 25
Marina Transient 509 484 175

2021 Overview

Recreation
Description2021 recommended
Revenues $2,263,007
Expenditures $1,145,713
Net requirement $1,117,294

Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre

The Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre (PSWC) is a leisure recreational complex that offers community recreational programs and services. The PSWC includes features such as; leisure and therapy pools, exercise studio, fitness centre, three gymnasiums, multi-purpose meeting rooms, and a youth room. In addition to serving the City of Peterborough and surrounding communities, the PSWC serves the full-time student population at Fleming College - Sutherland Campus and the Seneca College - Aviation Campus, and is home to the Fleming College Varsity teams, The Fleming Knights. These student groups are serviced in partnership between the City of Peterborough, Fleming College and the Fleming College
Student Administrative Council.

In 2021 Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre will continue to adjust the delivery model as a result of the COVID-19 changes in operations. Changes include enhanced cleaning services, focus on membership growth and engagement and adaptation of our program model, including Summer Day Camps. We will be introducing new Youth Member Classes included in our Family and Children Membership options, providing a wider range of programs for children and families to access. We will be providing fitness programs which will include a greater indoor-outdoor program mix, and utilizing the nature trails unique to the Fleming College grounds.

Highlights

In 2021 Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre will continue to adjust the delivery model as a result of the COVID-19 changes in operations. Changes include enhanced cleaning services, focus on membership growth and engagement and adaptation of our program model, including Summer Day Camps. We will be introducing new Youth Member Classes included in our Family and Children Membership options, providing a wider range of programs for children and families to access. We will be providing fitness programs which will include a greater indoor-outdoor program mix, and utilizing the nature trails unique to the Fleming College grounds.

Service Statistics
Service Category 2018 2019 2020 (forecast)
Membership sales $1,123,00 $1,200,769 $585,000
Day passes $13,000 $11,690 $7,500
Public swims $103,000 $88,577 $35,000
Child and youth $219,000 $245,664 $40,000
Swim lessons $270,000 $269,000 $125,000

2021 Overview

Sport and Wellness Centre
Description2021 recommended
Expenditures $2,888,218
Revenues $2,908,234
Net requirement -$20,016