Parks and Recreation

Norfolk County has an abundance of resources and opportunities for those looking for something to do for recreation. There are activities for the youngest of the family to the eldest. Take in swimming, skating, baseball, kilometers of trails, a stroll through one of the many parks, the list goes on.

in Norfolk Activity Guide

inNorfolk Guide   Norfolk County is proud to offer an online version of our InNorfolk – Fall and Winter 2015 – Services and Activities guide that you can view at any time, or you can download the guide in PDF format. The guide is updated twice a year with new information keeping you in the loop as to what is going on in the Community. All programs are available for viewing and registration online at or call Simcoe Recreation Centre, Monday through Friday, 8:30 am – 6:00 pm at 519-426-8866 x 2233.


The HVAC replacement project at the Simcoe Recreation Centre is scheduled to resume on Wednesday, August 27th, 2014. Every attempt is being made to keep disruptions in programming to a minimum and we appreciate your patience during this time. Expected completion date of this project is at the end of December.

The Annaleise Carr Aquatic Centre at the Simcoe Recreation Centre will be closed from:

Friday, September 5th at 1 pm until Monday, September 8th at 7:30 am

Regular programming will resume on Monday, September 8th at 7:30 am. For further information please contact the pool at  519-426-8866 extension 2233.

Fun for the Whole Family!

STAR PARTY – Friday, September 26th from 7:30 pm to 10:00pm

Bring your lawn chairs and get ready to review the star lit sky. North Shore Erie Amateur Astronomers will bring the telescopes and will answer all of your questions. This star gazing experience leaves you in awe of the evening sky. Bonfire, snack, and even smores. Please call voice mail of Donna @ 519-426-8866 x 2302 for current update after 4 pm the day of the event.


All recreation program registrations require a “Registration and Waiver Form” to be completed.  If you have not already completed one you may click the link provided for  a copy of this form.  Please complete it and return to the Simcoe Recreation Center by the first day of the program/swim.   You may drop it off at the Recreation Centre, fax it to 519-426-0300,  email it to:  or mail it to: Simcoe Recreation Centre, c/o 95 Culver St., Simcoe, On   N3Y 2V5.

More information is available in each of the areas listed below.

If you wish to talk to a county representative about any questions and concerns you have with the Parks, Facilities and Recreation Division, you can call Customer Service at 519-426-8866 x 2233

Alcohol Policy

Please read the Municipal Alcohol Policy for Norfolk County Facilities.