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.

Activity Guide

inNorfolk GuideNorfolk County is proud to offer an online version of our InNorfolk – Spring and Summer 2014 – 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.

 Registration and Waiver Form

All recreation program registrations require a “Registration and Waiver Form” to be completed.  If you have not already completed one you may click the title above 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. 

Up-coming Special Events

Conquering Lake Erie Kick-Off Event

Join us at the Simcoe Recreation Centre, home of the Annaleise Carr Aquatic Centre on July 25, 2014 to support Annaleise and celebrate her journey!

7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.       Lengths & Leisure Swim (by donation)

9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.       Aqua Fit (by donation)

11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.     Length Swim (by donation)

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.     Fun, family events around the ACAC    FREE

12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.     Community BBQ located in the green space behind SRC (minimum $2.00 donation)

12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.     Public Skating – SRC     FREE

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.       Public Swim (by donation)

3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.       Lengths & Leisure Swim (by donation)

5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.       Open Swim (by donation)

**** All donations will be directed to Camp Trillium****

Call the Simcoe Recreation Centre for more information 519-426-8866 x 2233 

Splish Splash DOGGY Bash!

Bring your dog to the Delhi Kinsmen Pool to cool off!

Sunday, August 24, 2014 from 3:00 p.m.—4:30 p.m.
$5.00 per dog

This is the LAST swim on the summer!

**You must provide written proof of current dog license. You are responsible for clean up of your dog. Bags will be available.*

Financial Assistance for Sport, Art and Dance

Norfolk County Recreation Division has partnered with two organizations that can assist families who are experiencing financial shortfalls. Funds are available for children ages 4 to 18 years of age.
Canadian Tire Jump Start and Norfolk Kid Sport are local funding organizations that can help your child be part of the fun! Funds are available for registration and equipment. Program details and applications can be obtain at the Simcoe Recreation Centre.

Community Involvement

Norfolk County works with local community groups making every effort to ensure safe and fun events such as festivals and fairs for everyone of all ages.

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.