Recreation Programs

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Welcome to our recreational programs page! Learn how to register, or view upcoming registration dates by clicking on the plus buttons below.

Drop-in Schedules: please scroll down to view the drop-in activity schedules.

How to Register

The City of Peterborough is proud to offer a variety of programs and services for people of all ages and abilities. Registering is fast and easy.

Online registration
Registration takes place on the Registration website. To complete registration, clients need to set up an account that can be used for all future registrations. If you would like to register for more than one program, click "book another event" to add more programs to your online cart. Payment is required at the time of registration using Visa or Mastercard.

Log in / Create Account

 In person registration

Recreation programs can be registered in-person at the Peterborough Sport & Wellness Centre.

Hours of Operation at the Sport & Wellness Centre

January 2 to June 23, 2024

  • Monday through Friday: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. 
  • Saturday and Sunday: 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

June 24 to August 30, 2024 (Summer Hours)

  • Monday through Friday: 6 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. 
  • Saturday and Sunday: 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
2024 Holiday Hours at the Sport & Wellness Centre
  • Monday, February 19 - Family Day: 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Friday, March 29 - Good Friday: 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Monday, April 1 - Easter Monday : 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. 
  • Monday, May 20 - Victoria Day: 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Monday, July 1 - Canada Day: 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
  • Monday, August 5 - Civic Holiday: 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Monday, September 2 - Labour Day: 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Monday, September 30 - Truth and Reconciliation: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Monday, October 14 - Thanksgiving: 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Monday, November 11 - Remembrance Day: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 24 - Christmas Eve: 6 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Wednesday, December 25 - Christmas: Closed
  • Thursday, December 26 - Boxing Day: Closed
  • Tuesday, December 31 - New Years Eve: 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, January 1, 2025 - New Years Day: Closed

For programs taking place at the Art GalleryMuseum, or Library, please visit their websites for hours of operation and in-person registration details. 

Phone registration

Recreation Programs 

Call the Peterborough Sport & Wellness Centre during operating hours at 705-742-0050

Hours of Operation at the Sport & Wellness Centre

January 2 to June 23, 2024

  • Monday through Friday: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. 
  • Saturday and Sunday: 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

June 24 to August 30, 2024 (Summer Hours)

  • Monday through Friday: 6 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. 
  • Saturday and Sunday: 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
2024 Holiday Hours at the Sport & Wellness Centre
  • Monday, February 19 - Family Day: 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Friday, March 29 - Good Friday: 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Monday, April 1 - Easter Monday : 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. 
  • Monday, May 20 - Victoria Day: 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Monday, July 1 - Canada Day: 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
  • Monday, August 5 - Civic Holiday: 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Monday, September 2 - Labour Day: 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Monday, September 30 - Truth and Reconciliation: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Monday, October 14 - Thanksgiving: 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Monday, November 11 - Remembrance Day: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 24 - Christmas Eve: 6 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Wednesday, December 25 - Christmas: Closed
  • Thursday, December 26 - Boxing Day: Closed
  • Tuesday, December 31 - New Years Eve: 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, January 1, 2025 - New Years Day: Closed

Programs at the Art Gallery 

Call the Art Gallery of Peterborough at 705-743-9179

Programs at the Library 

Call the Peterborough Public Library at 705-745-5382

Programs at the Museum 

Call the Peterborough Museum and Archives at 705-743-5180

Hours of service vary, please visit each location's website for hours of operation.

Account Credits 

Your registration account may have a credit available due to a previous program adjustment or cancellation. This credit can be used when registering for programs online.

Please note, the available credit only appears on the final registration page during check out as one of the options for payment.

If you would like to apply your credit, choose this option. It will then tell you the remaining amount owing if the credit does not fully cover your registration fee. 

 Registration Dates
Click on the plus button to view registration dates for the different program areas.
Aquatic Programs

Registration remains open throughout the session for Swim for Life programming. After the session starts, please register by calling or visiting the Centre.

Session 

 Member Registration

 Public Registration

Winter 2024 programs

January to March

December 12, 2023 at 7 a.m. December 13, 2023 at 7 a.m.

Spring 2024 programs

April to June

March 19, 2024 at 7 a.m. March 20, 2024 at 7 a.m.

Summer 2024 programs

July to August

June 18, 2024 at 7 a.m. June 19, 2024 at 7 a.m.

Fall 2024 programs

September to December

August 27, 2024 at 7 a.m. August 28, 2024 at 7 a.m.

 

 Fitness, Sport, Child & Youth Programs

Registration remains open throughout the session for all recreational programming.

Program registration dates
Session Member Registration  Public Registration

Winter 2024 programs

January to March

December 12, 2023 at 7 a.m.  December 13, 2023 at 7 a.m.

Spring 2024 programs

April to June

March 19, 2024 at 7 a.m. March 20, 2024 at 7 a.m.

Summer 2024 programs

July to August

March 19, 2024 at 7 a.m. March 20, 2024 at 7 a.m.

Fall 2024 programs

September to December

August 13, 2024 at 7 a.m. August 14, 2024 at 7 a.m.
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Register Now

Visit the City of Peterborough's online registration site.

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Aquatic Programs

Learn more about Lifesaving Society's swim lesson program, leadership courses and public swimming.

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Fitness & Training

Register for fitness classes and learn about personal training packages.

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Sports for all ages

Learn about our recreational, drop-in and registered sport programs.

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Day Camps

Learn more about Holiday, PA Day, March Break, Instructional and Summer Camps.

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Child & Family

Register for family activities and child programs.

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Youth Programs

Check out the great drop-in, registered programs and committees for youth ages 10+.

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Adult Leisure

Learn more about the adult leisure programming offered through Recreation.

Recreation Drop-in Activities

Looking for something fun to do? Drop-in to one of our scheduled activities, from basketball to aquafit, public swimming, skating and more!  Paper copies of the schedules are available at the Sport & Wellness Centre.

Check out our live schedule by clicking on the link below. This schedule allows you to view upcoming programs at our facilities. Participation is first-come, first-serve. Pay at the front desk of the facility to participate.
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Program Subsidy

Peterborough Recreation Services is committed to offering programs, activities and memberships at affordable rates. Discounts are available based on income level. 
Program and Membership Subsidy

Program Feedback

We want to hear from you! Your feedback helps Peterborough Recreation improve its programs, services, and facilities. 

Program Evaluation Form

 

Program partnerships

Recreation Services partners with local organizations to offer a number of registered and drop in programs to the community. Are you interested in partnering with us? 

Email Recreation Services

 

Join our team!

The City of Peterborough accepts resumes on an ongoing basis for a number of part-time recreation positions.

Apply Now