In accordance with provincial government regulations, as of September 22, 2021, all visitors will need to be fully vaccinated (two doses plus 14 days) and provide their proof of vaccination along with a photo ID in order to enter all Chatham-Kent indoor sport and recreational fitness facilities.
The following are the proof of vaccination requirements as noted in the provincial regulations documents and provincial guidance documents. At this time outdoor events are not required to provide a vaccination passport.
Setting-Indoor premises of a facility used for sports and recreational fitness activities.
- All children under 12 years of age are exempt and youth under 18 years of age actively participating in an organized sport, including training, practices, games and competitions are exempt. Examples included below do not require proof of vaccination.
- sports leagues
- organized pick-up sports
- dance classes
- martial arts
- swimming classes
- Youth under 18 years of age using a gym or other area with exercise equipment or weights - require proof of vaccination.*
- Youth 12+ spectating, including at sporting events - require proof of vaccination.*.
- Adult (18+) patrons accessing the facility for any purpose, including parents or guardians of youth participating in an organized sport - require proof of vaccination.*
*unless patron qualifies for an exemption
Note: Proof of vaccination (or proof of being entitled to an exemption) is not required for workers or volunteers, including coaches and officials when attending to engage in organized sport.
With a number of facilities to choose from, consider planning your next wedding, anniversary, community gathering, birthday party, sports event or business meeting with us! We can accommodate events large and small, with a variety of room sizes to choose from.
Depending on the rental facility, we provide tables and chairs, room set-up and take-down, kitchen facilities and audio-visual equipment. Please confirm available services prior to booking your event.
All facility rentals are based on rates that have been approved by Council. For information about rental rates or to book one of our facilities, please contact Recreation Facilities by calling 519-360-1998 or emailing