Recreation Programs

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

Drop-in Schedules: please scroll down to view our 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 PerfectMind 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

The Sport & Wellness Centre is open the following hours, except statutory holidays:

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

Statutory Holiday: Victoria Day

  • The Centre will be open on Monday, May 23 from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

The Sport & Wellness Centre is open the following hours, except statutory holidays:

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

Statutory Holiday: Victoria Day

  • The Centre will be open on Monday, May 23 from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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 programs

January to March

To be annoounced To be announced

Spring programs

April to June

March 7, 2022 at 7 a.m. March 8, 2022 at 7 a.m.

Summer programs

July to August

June 14, 2022 at 7 a.m. June 15, 2022 at 7 a.m.

Fall programs

September to December

To be announced To be announced
Day Camps: PA Day, March Break & Summer

Registration is now open for Spring & Summer 2022 Day Camps. Locations include Sport & Wellness Centre, Navy Memorial Club, and various park locations throughout Peterborough.

Register now

 Fitness, Sport, Child & Youth Programs

Registration remains open throughout the session for all recreational programming.

Program registration dates
Session Member registration  Public registration

Winter programs

January to March

Registration now open  Registration now open

Spring programs

April to June

March 7, 2022 at 7 a.m. March 8, 2022 at 7 a.m.

Summer programs

July to August

March 7, 2022 at 7 a.m. March 8, 2022 at 7 a.m.

Fall programs

September to December

To be announced To be announced
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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 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!

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Adult Leisure

Learn more about adult leisure programs.

Program Subsidy

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

Program Subsidy

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! Expand each category below to learn about drop-in fees, the schedule and how to sign up to participate. Paper copies of the schedules are available at the Sport & Wellness Centre.

Group Fitness Schedules

The following fitness classes take place at the Sport & Wellness Centre are included in memberships. Did you know? Youth ages 12 and up are welcome to participate in all classes!

Don't have a membership? Drop-in to any of the following classes by purchasing a day pass, or register for the whole session of classes and attend weekly!

Aquatic Group Fitness

The following schedule will take place beginning April 1, 2022. Tickets are required for all aqua fitness classes. Please stop by the front desk prior to your class to obtain your ticket. 1 ticket per person.

Leisure Pool Aqua Fitness: April 1 to June 22, 2022
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday

Combo Aqua Fit

8:15 - 9 am

Ashley

Combo Aqua Fit

8:15 - 9 am

Ashley

Combo Aqua Fit

8:15 - 9 am

Rachael

Combo Aqua Fit

8:15 - 9 am

Calvin

Combo Aqua Fit

8:15 - 9 am

Andie

Combo Aqua Fit

8 - 8:45 am

Calvin 

Combo Aqua Fit

9 - 9:45 am 

Andie

Combo Aqua Fit

9 - 9:45 am

Andie

Combo Aqua Fit

9 - 9:45 am

Rachael

Combo Aqua Fit

9 - 9:45 am

Rachael

Combo Aqua Fit

9 - 9:45 am

Calvin

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Combo Aqua Fit

6:45 - 7:30 pm

Rachael

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Combo Aqua Fit

6:45 - 7:30 pm

Calvin

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Therapy Pool Gentle Aqua: April 1 - June 26, 2022
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday

Gentle Aqua

9 - 9:45 am

Andie

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Gentle Aqua

9 - 9:45 am

Ashley

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Gentle Aqua

9 - 9:45 am

Ashley

Gentle Aqua

9:45 - 10:30 am

Andie

Gentle Aqua

9:45 - 10:30 am

Andie

Gentle Aqua

9:45 - 10:30 am

Rachael

Gentle Aqua

9:45 - 10:30 am

Rachael

Gentle Aqua

9:45 - 10:30 am

Ashley

Land Group Fitness

Class capacities are in place as per provincial regulations. All classes are first come, first serve.  Face masks are require for transitions and in the changeroom but can be removed while exercising. 

Schedule & instructors are subject to change without notice. Please bring your own yoga mat.

Fitness Classes: April 1 - June 26, 2022
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday

Cycling

6:30 - 7:15 am

Gym A / Dennis

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Cycling

6:30 - 7:15 am

Gym A / Rachael

 --- Cycling

6:30 - 7:15 am

Gym A / Dennis

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Low & Sculpt

9:15 - 10:15 am

Gym C / Hollie

Stretch & Strength

9:15 - 10:15 am

Gym C / Tracey

Low & Sculpt

9:15 - 10:15 am

Gym C / Hollie

Pilates

9:15 -10:15 am

Aerobic Studio / Janice

Low & Sculpt

9:15 - 10:15 am

Gym C / Andie

HIIT

9:15 - 10:15 am

Gym A / Calvin

TBC

9:15 - 10:15 am

Aerobic Studio / Josh L

Hatha Yoga

10:30 - 11:45 am

MPR A/B / Hollie

 --- Hatha Yoga

10:30 - 11:45 am

MPR A/B / Hollie

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Chair Yoga

10:30 - 11:30 am

MPR A / Andie

Hatha Yoga

10:30 - 11:45 am

Aerobic Studio / Andie

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HIIT

12:15 - 1 pm

Aerobic Studio

Hollie

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Full Body Strength

12:15 - 1 pm

Aerobic Studio

Hollie

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Full Body Strength

5:30 - 6:30 pm

Aerobic Studio

Rachael

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Cycling

5:30 - 6:15 pm

Aerobic Studio

Becky

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Cycling & Strength

6 - 7 pm

Gym A / Mackenzie

Bootcamp 

6 - 7 pm

Gym A / Calvin

Bootcamp 

6 - 7 pm

Gym A / Josh K

Bootcamp 

6 - 7 pm

Gym A / Josh K

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Hatha Yoga

7:15 - 8:30 pm

Aerobic Studio

Alan

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Indoor Sport Schedule

The following drop-in sport programs are taking place May 1 to July 3, 2022

Indoor sports are included in Sport & Wellness Centre memberships, or are $5 per visit for non-members. Youth ages 12+ are welcome to participate in these activities! Activities take place in Gym B/C unless otherwise noted.

Schedules are subject to change based on bookings & events please check back often for updates.

Volleyball: 2 courts, 24 players      Badminton: 4 courts, 24 players

Basketball: full gym, 20 players     Pickleball: 4 courts, 24 players 

Indoor sport gymnasium schedule
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday

Basketball
7 - 9 a.m.

Basketball
7 - 9 a.m.
Basketball
7 - 9 a.m.
Basketball
7 - 9 a.m.

Basketball 

7 - 9 a.m.

Pickleball
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
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--- Pickleball
1 - 3 p.m. 
--- Pickleball
1 - 3 p.m.

Basketball

1 - 3 p.m.

Family Drop-in
10:30 - 12 p.m. / Gym A

Badminton 

9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Basketball
3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Basketball
3:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Volleyball
3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Basketball
3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Badminton
3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Badminton 

12:15 - 2:15 p.m. 

Family Drop-in

9:30 - 11:30 / Gym A

Volleyball
6 - 8 p.m. 

Cancelled May 9

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Badminton 

6 - 8 p.m.

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Youth Volleyball*
6 - 8 p.m.

Basketball

2:45 - 4:45 p.m.

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Badminton
8:30 - 10:30 p.m. 
 --- Basketball 

8:30 - 10:30 p.m.

Badminton 

7:30 - 10:30 p.m.

Volleyball

8:30 - 10:30 p.m.

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 *Free for ages 12 to 16

Last Updated: May 11, 2022

 Public Skating Schedule

Public skating has ended for the 2021-22 season. Thank you for participating! Check back in the Fall for future public skating times. 

Helpful information:

  • Schedule skates are open to the public, for all ages.
  • Skates are required. Please bring your own skates.
  • We recommend wearing CSA approved helmets.
  • Approved skating assistant items are allowed.
  • Hockey nets and sticks are prohibited. 
 Public Swimming Schedule

Public Swimming takes place at the Sport & Wellness Centre.

Cost: Swimming is $5 per person, or included in Sport & Wellness Centre Memberships.

Weekly Swim Schedule
Leisure Pool Schedule: April 1 to June 26, 2022
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday

Lane Swim

6 - 8:10 am

Lane Swim

6 - 8:10 am

Lane Swim

6 - 8:10 am

Lane Swim

6 - 8:10 am

Lane Swim

6 - 8:10 am

Lane Swim

7 - 7:55 am

Lane Swim 

7 - 8:45 am

Lane Swim

9:45 am - 12:30 pm

Lane Swim 

9:45 am - 11 am

*11 am - 12:30 pm

Lane Swim 

9:45 am - 11 am

*11 am - 12:30 pm

Lane Swim 

9:45 am - 11 am

*11 am - 12:30 pm

Lane Swim

9:45 am - 12:30 pm

Closed Closed

Open Swim

12:30 - 1:30 pm

Open Swim

12:30 - 1:30 pm

Open Swim

12:30 - 1:30 pm

Open Swim

12:30 - 1:30 pm

Open Swim

12:30 - 1:30 pm

Fun Swim

12:30 - 2:30 pm

Fun Swim

12:30 - 2:30 pm

Lane Swim

1:30 - 3:30 pm

Lane Swim

1:30 - 3:30 pm

Lane Swim

1:30 - 3:30 pm

Lane Swim

1:30 - 3:30 pm

Lane Swim

1:30 - 3:30 pm

Lane Swim 

2:30 - 3:30 pm

Lane Swim 

2:30 - 3:30 pm

Open Swim 

7:30 - 8:30 pm

Open Swim 

7:30 - 8:30 pm

Open Swim 

7:30 - 8:30 pm

Open Swim 

7:30 - 8:30 pm

Fun Swim 

6:30 - 8 pm

Closed Closed

Lane Swim 

8:30 - 10:30 pm

Lane Swim 

8:30 - 10:30 pm

Lane Swim 

8:30 - 10:30 pm

Lane Swim 

8:30 - 10:30 pm

Closed Closed Closed

*This swim is only offered on dates that the Swim to Survive program is not running. Contact Customer Service at 705-742-0050 for details.

Therapy Pool Schedule: April 1 - June 26, 2022
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday

Wellness Swim

6 - 8:15 am

Wellness Swim

6 - 8:15 am

Wellness Swim

6 - 8:15 am

Wellness Swim

6 - 8:15 am

Wellness Swim

6 - 8:15 am

Wellness Swim

7 - 8:45 am

Wellness Swim

7 - 8:45 am

Nursery Swim 

8:15 - 9 am

Nursery Swim 

8:15 - 9 am

Nursery Swim 

8:15 - 9 am

Nursery Swim 

8:15 - 9 am

Nursery Swim 

8:15 - 9 am

Fun Swim 

12:30 - 2:30 pm

Fun Swim 

12:30 - 2:30 pm

Wellness Swim

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Wellness Swim 

9 - 9:45 am, 

10:30 - 11 am, 

11 am - 12:30 pm*

Wellness Swim

10 - 11 am

11 am - 12:30 pm*

Wellness Swim 

9 - 9:45 am, 

10:30 - 11 am, 

11 am - 12:30 pm*

Wellness Swim

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Wellness Swim 

2:30 - 3:30 pm

Wellness Swim 

2:30 - 3:30 pm

Open Swim

12:30 - 1:30 pm

Open Swim

12:30 - 1:30 pm

Open Swim

12:30 - 1:30 pm

Open Swim

12:30 - 1:30 pm

Open Swim

12:30 - 1:30 pm

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Wellness Swim

1:30 - 3:15 pm

Wellness Swim

1:30 - 3:15 pm

Wellness Swim

1:30 - 3:15 pm

Wellness Swim

1:30 - 3:15 pm

Wellness Swim

1:30 - 3:15 pm

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Open Swim

7:30 - 8:30 pm

 

Open Swim

7:30 - 8:30 pm

 

Open Swim

7:30 - 8:30 pm

 

Open Swim

7:30 - 8:30 pm

 

Open Swim

7:30 - 8:30 pm

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Wellness Swim

8:30 - 10:30 pm

 

Wellness Swim

8:30 - 10:30 pm

 

Wellness Swim

8:30 - 10:30 pm

 

Wellness Swim

8:30 - 10:30 pm

 

Wellness Swim

8:30 - 10:30 pm

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*This swim is only offered on dates that the Swim to Survive program is not running. Contact Customer Service at 705-742-0050 for details.

Latest Updated: May 11,2022

 Holiday Swim Schedule

The Aquatic Facility schedule is adjusted on statutory holidays as follows:

Leisure Pool: 

  • Lane Swim 6:15 to 10 am
  • Fun Swim 10:15 to 11:45 am
  • Fun Swim 12 to 1:30 pm

Therapy Pool: 

  • Wellness Swim 6:15 to 9:15 am
  • Nursery Swim 9:15 to 10 am
  • Fun Swim 10:15 to 11:45 am
  • Fun Swim 12 to 1:30 pm
 Public Swimming Programs

The Sport & Wellness Centre offers the following public swimming programs. View schedule above to see what we are offering each week.

Fun Swim

Open to all ages and abilities, this swim offers fun-packed activities for everyone. Take a ride down the area’s largest indoor water slide, enjoy the water features in the leisure pool, or relax in our therapy pool featuring soothing jets and warm water. A Poolpod platform lift is available in the leisure pool, and accessible ramp with waterwheel chairs are available in the therapy pool. Water wings, lifejackets, and noodles are available for use.

Please note:

  • Swimmers age 15 and under are required to wear wrist bands for Fun Swims. Take a look at our helpful poster for more information on wrist bands and ratios. 
  • Children under 10 must be supervised in the water by an adult age 16+ (maximum of 3 children to one adult).
  • Swimmers must be 42” tall and are required to pass swim test to use the slide.
  • The maximum capacity for this swim is 175 (therapy pool 44 persons max); access cannot be guaranteed if capacity is met. As swim passes provide admission to the entire aquatic centre, passes will not be refunded if the therapy pool is at capacity and access is not granted.
Lane Swim
This swim for ages 12+ is offered 7 days a week. The leisure pool is divided into 3 lanes with lap signs indicating where to swim based on speed and ability. Our Poolpod platform lift is available, and equipment such as flutterboards and pull buoys are provided.
Nursery Swim

Toddlers under 4 years of age are welcome to swim with a guardian in the therapy pool. Waterwings, toys, and equipment are provided. "Little Swimmer" disposable diapers are required and may be purchased at the Centre for $2 each. Current maximum capacity is 40 participants (20 adults: 20 children)

Cost: $5 per one adult & toddler, $5 for every additional adult.

Open Swim
Open to all ages and abilities, this swim is open for leisure swimming. When scheduled in the leisure pool, one lane is dedicated for lap swimming, while the rest of the pool is open for leisure activities. When scheduled in the therapy pool, the pool is open for leisure activities, with the swirl available.
Wellness Swim
This swim takes place in the therapy pool and is open to ages 12+ for therapeutic purposes. Noodles and flutterboards are available, as well as an accessible ramp and water wheelchairs. 

 

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

 

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

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