City – Winter Recreation Programs

by | Dec 2, 2020 | External

Registration for City of Guelph Winter Recreation programs is now open.  Offerings include swimming, skating, fitness and leisure activities.  Review the available programs and then register online using or by calling 519-837-5699.  If you are paying with cash, in-person registration is available at West End Community Centre or Victoria Road Recreation Centre.  The customer service counters are open:

  • Monday to Saturday, 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Sunday, 6 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Winter recreation programs start January 16, 2021.

Note: Should programs or classes be cancelled due to COVID-19 or low enrolment, the city will issue a refund. Also, if you are registering your child/grandchild in swimming lessons, one parent/guardian per child needs to be in the pool for preschool lessons up to Swimmer 3. It should be the same parent/guardian for the duration of lessons. 

Drop-in programs
Also, a friendly reminder that due to COVID-19 indoor capacity limits, you must register and pay in advance using Rec Enroll or call the registration line 519-837-5699. Walk-ins are discouraged unless you need to pay with cash. Drop-in programs are available for online registration up to 72 hours in advance. You should register early to avoid disappointment.

COVID-19 health and safety measures
All recreation facilities have updated health and safety measures in place. These measures include hand sanitizer stations, spaces to allow physical distancing of at least two metres (6.5 feet), plexiglass barriers, and enhanced facility cleaning of high-touch areas.  Please wear a mask or face covering inside our facilities to protect City employees and visitors. You don’t need to wear a mask in the pool or on the ice.