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We are really excited for summer 2018 with you!

Playground Sites are open from 9:30am-4:00pm from July 3, 2018-August 23, 2018.
No pre-registration is needed, you will need to fill out a Participant Information Form on your child's first day on site.

Mon-Fri      Mon, Wed & Fri  Tues & Thurs 

John Jumbo (Toivo St.)

 Vickers Park (Near Equipment) Wayland Park(Rinkshack)

Westmount School (Gym)

 South Neebing C.C. (Main Hall)  Vickers Heights (Main Hall)

McKellar School (Gym)

 North End C.C. (Rinkshack)   La Verendrye School (Gym)
 Volunteer Pool (Main Hall)  

North McIntyre C.C. (Rinkshack)

 County Park (Rinkshack)

Academy (14 Trillium St.)

 West Thunder CC (Rinkshack)

West Arthur C.C. (Main Hall)

 Vale C.C. (Main Hall)

Claude Garton School (Gym)

 River Terrace (Near Equipment)


Locations are pending for the week of August 20-23.

The Playgrounds Program is a NUT SAFE program, so please ensure any food you are sending your child with is nut safe.

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

What do children do in the Playgrounds Program?
Children will enjoy a different theme every day! Days are packed with arts & crafts, sport & games and music & drama. Special guests drop by too! 

Should we bring a lunch? 
Children may return home for lunch or they can bring a NUT SAFE lunch to the park. Supervision between 12 noon and 1 pm is limited to reduced staff. 

What else should we pack?
Bring plenty of water, a NUT SAFE lunch (if the child is not returning home for lunch), a snack, athletic footwear, and a hat. Please make sure the child is wearing sunscreen before visiting the park.

Are staff trained?
All staff is trained in First Aid and the High Five quality assurance program. High Five supports the healthy development of children in recreation and sport.

Can I volunteer with Playgrounds?
To volunteer with Playgrounds, contact us at 625-2350 or email


Youth Move Open House - 10-13 year olds

Thursday, July 19 and Tuesday, August 14

Kinsmen Centre 10:00 – 4:00pm, lunch will be provided - FREE

To register call 625-8463 for one of the days.  

Drop Off/ Pick up
At Kinsmen 9:30 – 10:00 4:00 – 4:30
At Grandview Arena 9:00 – 9:30 4:30 – 5:00 (will be bussed)

 For more information see us on Facebook - Youth Move

For more information:
Playgrounds is presented by the City of Thunder Bay Recreation & Culture Division. For more information on the Playgrounds Program please call 625-2350.