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Recreation Programs

Summerfest Summerfest

Join us for SummerFest!

Active play all summer long at our Free SummerFest Events starting July 2nd through August 24th.

Play Rangers

Join the Play Rangers, a drop-in program designed for the whole family, as they bring the big green truck full of games and activities every Saturday,
July 6th - August 24th from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm at Kingston Park

Party in Park

Join the CKRec Team in crafts, activities, and games from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at the park locations listed below, followed by a Free Rec Swim: 

  • Chatham Taylor Park - July 4 
  • Blenheim Memorial Park - July 11
  • Tilbury Memorial Park - July 18
  • Wallaceburg WDSS Football Field - July 25
  • Ridgetown Kiwanis Park - August 1
  • Dresden Kinsmen Park - August 8
  • Thamesville Ferguson Park - August 15
  • Chatham Ross Babcock Park - August 22

Beach Days

Head to the beach with CKRecreation! Our team will bring the Play Pod out to Erieau & Mitchell's Bay every Saturday & Sunday, July 6th - August 24th from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm.

Free Swims

Both our outdoor and indoor pools will offer Free Rec Swims and Free Parent and Tot Swims starting July 2nd - August 24th. Check out the swimming schedules for more info. 

Swimming Schedules


We offer a range of activities that provide a safe environment for your preschool-age child to learn, grow and thrive!

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Preschool Swimming LessonsPrivate Swimming LessonsPlay Ranger Events


Our school-age programming is designed to ensure participants have a safe and fun learning experience. We offer courses focused on fitness, leadership opportunities and Red Cross Babysitting.

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KIDventure CampsStay-N-Play CampsSchool-Age Swimming LessonsPrivate Swimming LessonsSchool-Age Active ProgramsSchool-Age Leadership ProgramsPlay Ranger Events

Adult & Senior 

We offer several programs and recreational sports leagues for adults and seniors to stay active, be social and most importantly, have fun!

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Adult LeaguesAquatic Fitness

Inclusive Recreation 

We provide programs, special events and services for individuals of all abilities within Chatham-Kent. Programs are designed to keep participants active and social. We help build self-esteem and independence in a safe and comfortable setting.

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Inclusive Summer CampsInclusive Active ProgramsInclusive Special Events & Trips


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Blenheim Gable Rees Rotary Pool
Wallaceburg Sydenham Pool

Play Rangers at School

Are you a teacher? Did you know that you can book Play Rangers to come to your school?
Connect with us today to determine availability.

Cost: $77.78 per hour 
Time: 2 hour minimum
Grades: JK-Grade 8 (specialized leadership course for Grades 7/8) 
For booking, email:

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