The North McIntyre Recreation Centre is located at 2051 Government Rd., Thunder Bay, Ontario P7G 2E9


New seniors programming

We are excited to introduce new Seniors Programming, supported by The Government of Ontario. 

All programming takes place at The North McIntyre Recreation centre, which is only a few minutes past County Fair! Drop-In programs allow you to participate at any time, while Registered Programs require advanced sign-up.


 Call 767-1400 or email:


Registered Programs

Seniors Self Defense Tuesdays


This one of a kind class will teach the basics of self defense, and will leave participants with a new sense of confidence and strength. Taught by Sensei Katryn Saunders, you don't want to miss this new and exciting class! 


Tai Chi: Tuesdays, Thursdays 


Master Peng Youlian is excited to expand his successful Tai Chi classes to North McIntyre! These classes will be a great fit for everyone, regardless of your experience level. Participants have the option to register for 1 or 2 classes weekly. 


iPad Classes



Taught by "Dr. Donna" from PC Medic, participants will learn how to use their iPads for everything that they were designed for! Donna Brown will start with the basics, and provide instruction on everything that you wish you knew about your device! Participants must provide their own iPad.



This course is designed for those who attended the iPad beginners course with Dr. Donna in the fall. She will continue to build on the skills that were learned, and will continue to teach you even more about your iPad! 



Yoga: Wednesdays 1-2PM and Fridays .


Irene Hauta is excited to bring afternoon Yoga to North McIntyre. Join her 1 or 2 times a week for a yoga class that is designed for everyone, regardless of your skill and experience level. Come and experience the health benefits of yoga first hand!


Drop-In Programs


Drop-in programs allow you to enjoy what the centre has to offer without the commitment of a scheduled class. The following programs will be starting back up on January 4th. $2.00 Drop-In Fee applies.


Pickleball: Monday 10:00 AM-12:00 PM, Wednesday (Beginners) 10:00 AM-12:00 PM  Friday 2:00-4:00PM. Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in North America. This racket sport has some similarities to badminton and tennis, but is played at a speed that is perfect for all ages! Drop-in to see what this sport is all about....we're sure you'll come back again! All Equipment will be provided.


Floor Curling: Monday 2:00-4:00 PM. Inspired by the popular sport of curling, this indoor version allows you to enjoy the strategy and skills of the game while staying warm and not worrying about slipping! Floor curling is a great social game that you don't want to miss! All Equipment will be provided.


Carpet Bowling: Monday 2:00-4:00 PM. No experience is necessary for this highly social, indoor game. Rules will be explained, but it won't take long before you are mastering the skills of Carpet Bowling! 


Other Programs offered at North McIntyre


Cribbage: Tuesday evening, Doors open at 6:00 pm. Cribbage starts at 7:00 p.m.  Come out and join our adults and seniors in an evening of Cribbage. Everyone is welcome! $3.00 Drop-In Fee.

North Mac Seniors (50+): Thursday mornings, 10:00 a.m. - Noon. This Seniors Group exercises for the first hour, followed by a social group for coffee. Special events such as bingos, pizza days and more happen monthly. Stop by and say Hi!

Quilting: Thursdays from 5:00-9:00PM. Contact Lori at 768-0304 or the office at 767-1400 for more information.

Available rentals

Having a wedding, shower, shag, meeting, reunion, anniversary, party? Let us help. The Main Hall (heritage Hall) seats 175 people and the upstairs hall (Pioneer Room) seats 70. All halls have limited wheelchair accessibility (call the office to discuss your needs).


Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday 9 am - 1:00 pm, Thursday 2 - 5 pm

Phone: 807-767-1400


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