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Free Activities


Covid-19 Update 

In accordance with Ontario's Roadmap to Reopen, in person recreational programming remains closed at this time. Please continue to follow along on the CK Recreation Facebook page and the CK Recreation Instagram feed for the most up-to-date information. 

Please Note: CK Recreation camps are open for summer 2021. We encourage you to view our Stay-N-Play Camp and Inclusive Recreation Camp options. 


Activities

Join us for one of our free community activities designed to bring families together in a fun and creative environment. 


Movies in the Park 

Relax in your lawn chair, snuggle up in a blanket, pack some snacks and enjoy the great outdoors while watching free movies under the stars on our 20-foot inflatable screen. 

What's even better, you can enjoy free family activities prior to the start of the movie! The Play Rangers bring plenty of activities and games for children of all ages, including life-sized board games, the Imagination Playground, tunnels, scooters and so much more! 

Event Time

  • 6:30 pm - Play Rangers Activities
  • Dusk - Movie Starts

Summer Schedule 

Due to Covid-19, Movies in the Park has been cancelled for Summer 2021. 

Inclement Weather 

If poor weather is expected, the movie may be cancelled or the location may be moved indoors if a facility is available. Notices will be posted on our Facebook (@CKRecreation) and Instagram (@ck_recreation) pages. 

Please note: sometimes there are technical difficulties. If that arises, a substitute movie may be presented. 


Register for Movies in the Park


Play Rangers

Play Rangers is an award-winning program that encourages children to get outside, play in parks, enjoy open spaces and engage in free-play. 

The Play Rangers travel throughout Chatham-Kent with their CK Rec Trailer full of your favourite games, toys, and equipment to promote unstructured free play. 

Offered for children of all ages and completely free of charge. Play Rangers turn a park or community space into a fun and engaging place that promotes physical activity, spending time as a family and the development of essential physical literacy. 

Summer Schedule

Due to Covid-19, Play Rangers has been cancelled for Summer 2021. 

School Rentals

If your school is interested in having the Play Rangers bring the CK Rec Trailer full of fun equipment to your playground, please contact CK Rec at 519-360-1998 or ckrecprograms@chatham-kent.ca.


Register for Play Rangers


Play Pods 

Play Pods are giant shipping containers full of interactive and engaging equipment such as our Imagination Playground, mini scooters, SnugPlay loose parts, life-sized board games, and plenty of sports equipment. 

Bring the family to your community park and enjoy all of the equipment the Play Pods have to offer. CK Recreation Play Leaders will be present to facilitate and encourage spontaneous play and maintain a safe play environment. Parental supervision is required. 

Summer Schedule

Due to Covid-19, Play Pods has been cancelled for Summer 2021. 


Register for Play Pods