Impacts of COVID-19 on recreational programs

For up to date information on the Covid 19 Proof of Vaccination for entering City indoor recreation facilities, please visit

Please visit the City's A-Z directory during COVID-19 for information on reopenings or visit the main Recreation webpage for more details on current status of recreational facilities and programs. Due to COVID-19, many programs and facilities have made modifications regarding capacity limits, access points (entrances/exits), screening, physical distancing efforts, mask requirements and more. 

In cases where registered programs (or portions of programs) have been cancelled due to the provincial shutdown/orders, credits will be issued where applicable. 

If you require additional details or clarification, please connect with staff Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. using the information listed below. 

  • General Inquiries: 625-2351
  • Aquatics/Fitness Memberships: 684-3323
  • Event Tickets: 625-2929
  • Facility Rentals/Bookings: 625-2227
  • Ice Rentals/Bookings: 625-2434
  • Programs: 625-2227

Stay up to date with information from the City on COVID-19.

Programs and activities

For current and upcoming programming, visit the City's section of The Key. Programs may change due to COVID-19 restrictions.

The Recreation & Culture Division's programs and staff promote personal health and well-being, while respecting the diverse needs of participants. Explore the programs by age, or the list of general interest activities for all ages.

Register for a program

Call 807-625-8463 to register for a program or visit our register for an activity page to learn more about the registration process.

Programs by age

Children (5-12 years)

Youth (12-18 years)


Older adults (55+ years)

General community interest (all ages)

You can also explore our Visit Thunder Bay website which is full of great ideas for things to do in the city.

Book or rent a facility

Call or visit one of our many recreational facilities for more information.

Financial assistance for recreation

Need help paying registration fees? PRO Kids can help families who cannot afford community recreation activities.

Recreation and Facilities Master Plan

The Fit Together: Recreation and Facilities Master Plan was approved in 2017 and guides the planning of City recreation programs and facilities over the next 12-15 years.

Contact Us

Recreation, Culture & Child Care
Victoriaville Civic Centre
111 Syndicate Ave S.
Thunder Bay, ON, P7E 6S4
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