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Recreation & Parks Month

Photo of a youth skateboarding at Prince Arthur's LandingJUNE is Recreation & Parks Month in Ontario!
To celebrate, the City's Recreation & Culture Division, Parks Division and community organizations are holding special activities and events all month long with the theme of Play Everyday!

calendar of daily activities

Featured Events, Programs and Activities

Activities for Older Adults:

Thunder Bay 55 Plus Centre Showcase
Friday, June 3 - 1:00 - 6:00 p.m.
700 River St. 

Northwest Senior Games
June 6-9 at Various Locations
Call Magdelena at 625-3135 for more information 

55 Plus Centre Walk with the Doc
Tuesday June 7th , 7:00 – 8:00pm
Birch Point Park, Boulevard Lake
Free/No registration required 

55 Plus Outdoor Walking Group
May 24th to June 28th, Tuesdays & Thursdays 1-2pm (Weather Permitting)
Tuesdays at Marina Park, meeting location: Spirit Garden
Thursdays at Chapples Park - 2 km Loop, meeting location: beside the Tennis Centre
Free/No registration required

Architectural Walking Tour
Wednesday, June 29 - 10:00 a.m.
​Vickers Park

June is also Seniors Month! Visit the Thunder Bay 55 Plus Centre or West Arthur Community Centre for a variety of daily activities, games and socializing with friends! From pickleball to cards, there's something for everyone.

Activities for children and youth:

Kite Festival
Sunday, June 5 - noon to 4:00 p.m.
Chippewa Park
Come fly with us! FREE family event with kites, games, food and music!

Longest Day of Play
Tuesday, June 21 - 3:30-8:30 p.m. ​
Canada Games Complex
Games, Local Motion Food Truck, Fun Run, Obstacle Course, Dance Party and more! 
FREE event

Youth Move Drop-in Programs
Current River Community Centre
Wednesday to Friday 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm and Saturday 1:00 - 5:00 pm

West Thunder Community Centre
Wednesday to Friday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm and Saturday 1:00 - 5:00 pm

Activities for all ages: 

Public Twoonie Swim
Friday, June 17
Churchill Pool from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. 

Here are some more ways to play everyday at the many parks and recreational facilities in Thunder Bay:

Community Centres
Visit your neighbourhood community centre to participate in a program or to volunteer! more 

Centennial Park
Enjoy a hike, discover the 1910 replica logging camp, or ride the Muskeg Express! more

Chippewa Park
Visit the Chippewa Wildlife Park, camp with the family, and have some fun at the amusement park this June! more

Golf Thunder Bay
Work on your swing and enjoy the outdoors at Chapples or Strathcona Golf Courses in June! Register for Golf Lessons, Specialty Clinics and the Wee Links Golf Clinics today. more

Play in the water this June at one of the City's indoor pools. more

Recreational Trails
Hike it or bike it this June and explore the beauty of the city through its trail system. more

Tennis Centre
Try tennis or practice your skills at the Thunder Bay Tennis Centre! more

Trowbridge Falls
Plan a 'staycation' and camp out at Trowbridge Falls Campground! more

For more information on these activities and more, contact the Recreation & Culture Division at (807) 625-2351 or look in the Summer issue of The Key for a full listing of programs!