Impacts to City services following new provincial regulations

Effective Wednesday, Jan. 5 at 12:01 am, the province will return to the modified version of Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen for at least 21 days (until January 26), impacting city services and recreation facilities.

Closure of recreation facilities and programs

West Arthur Community Centre will close effective Wednesday, Jan. 5 at 12:01 am. 


Evening and Weekend Programs and Activities

Winter Classes
 Stay tuned for more information in mid-December 

We are grateful

A special thank you to the Board of Directors of the West Arthur Community Centre for their many years of service and efforts in the operations of the Centre. Their dedication, hard work and commitment to the West Arthur community is greatly appreciated.

The City of Thunder Bay, Recreation & Culture Division, is pleased to take on the evening and weekend operations in cooperation and with and the support of the West Arthur Community Centre Administrative Advisory Committee.

West Arthur Community Centre Administrative Advisory Committee

An invitation is extended to citizens of Thunder Bay to submit their name for appointment to serve on the West Arthur Community Centre Administrative Advisory Committee. The Recreation & Culture Division is seeking volunteers to fill one (4) vacancies on the Committee.

Please complete and submit this Application Form

Details of the Committee can be found in the Terms of Reference

For information or to submit your application, email Paul at

55 Plus programming - daytime during the week

Learn about the West Arthur Community Centre 55 Plus Programs.

West Arthur Community Centre room rentals

 Arthur Hall

The Arthur Hall is perfect for

  • Family and friends to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, showers and retirements.
  • Teammates to gather for end of season wind-ups and awards nights.
  • Trainers and Supervisors to lead training sessions, workshops or meetings.
  • Instructors to lead fitness and recreational activities.

The Arthur Room also features a coat room and a serving area (formerly the bar service area). The service area has a sink and access to a large cooler for storing food and beverages in for your event. 

As an addition to your rental of the Arthur Hall, you can also request the use of our Sound System, microphone, projector and our kitchen. 

West Arthur Room 

The West Arthur Room is perfect for

  • smaller groups meetings
  • crafting groups
  • Fitness Classes (Yoga / Pilates)

This commercial kitchen is available for rent and can also be an add-on to another room rental. 

Craft Room 

The Craft Room is perfect 8 to 10 people 

  • to gather for a meeting
  • to enjoy some company while crafting

The community centre will be closed for the holidays starting Monday, December 13, 2021 and will re-open on Wednesday, January 5, 2022.

For more information or to inquire about rentals, please call 577-6661.

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