For a full list of closures/cancellations and updates regarding the City's response to COVID-19 visit

The City's Recreation Services Department is currently offering the following:

Recreational Fun

While all of our regular programs and events are on hold be sure to visit and like us on facebook. We post daily activities and ideas for all ages that will  keep you active and engaged during this time.

Pickering adults 55+ are invited to join our newly created 55+ Facebook Group. This group offers activities, experiences, social fun and information sharing opportunities just for our older adult community. 55+ information and activities can also be found on our webpage at

Fitness classes

Virtual classes are currently being offered 7 days a week on
Class schedule can be found on the City's website at or on our Facebook page.


City Services and Leisure Guide: Your Guide to active community living.

Spring & Summer 2020

Please note that ALL Spring Programs have been Cancelled. 

view/download PDF format

Program Registration: 
for all programs is on hold until regular business operation resumes. 

Spring & summer guide cover image


Public Swim

Summer Schedule

Swimming Lessons & Programs for all ages

Group, semi-private & private lessons

Summer lessons
Dunbarton Summer Learn to Swim program with bussing

Youth/Teen Programs and Aquatic Leadership courses

Adult and Aquafit programs


Registered Fitness Programs
Group classes, pre/post natal and small group training

Adult 55+ Registered Fitness Programs
Group classes and small group training

More Group Fitness Classes (members/dropin) can be found in the CHDRC Information Brochure

Current Fitness Schedules can found online at


Recreation Programs & Workshops

Arts & creative, dance, sports & active, and special interest choices:

Preschool programs 0 - 6 yrs

Childrens programs  starting at 4 yrs

Dance programs 3 - 13 yrs

Teen programs 13 - 18 yrs

Adult programs starting at 16 yrs

Adult 55+ programs

After School Program

Safe, supervised, fun! - a place for kids to unwind after a long day of school. Details can be found on the City's Camps Page.


PA Day Camps

2020 Summer Camp Guide (July - August)

Details on all camps can be found at

Chestnut Hill Developments Recreation Complex

Information Brochure
Facility, membership, and services information

Child Supervision - the Rec Room 
Hours, information,  options, and PA day fun

CHDRC Courts
Handball, Racquetball, Squash, Tennis, information and lessons

Spring & Summer Specials at CHDRC

City Services


City of Pickering Council

City Services
Customer Care, City Services information & Contact Directory

Facility Rentals
Children's Parties, Arena, Pool, Banquet Halls and Meeting Rooms

Volunteer Opportunities

Pickering Public Library


Public skating is closed until fall.


Recreation Services

Friday Night Fun Programs

Pre-teen Dances

Free Teen Stuff

Adult 55+ Social Clubs

City of Pickering Arts Studio



Pickering Museum Village
Information & events
Facility Rentals

Destination Pickering
Upcoming City events


2020 Spring & Summer Advertisers

Act One School of Drama
Durham Taekwondo
Neighbourhood Watch
Ontario Power Generation
Pickering Swim Club
Planet Gymnastics
Reidmount Discovery School
Royal City Soccer Club
Toronto Zoo

Program Registration


Spring and Summer Program Registration 

Aquatics & Leisure Program registration has been postponed until regular business operation resumes. Updates will be communicated online at


Online is the fastest and easiest way to register

Registration may also be done in person, by fax, mail or drop off. 
Visit for complete registration details, information, and policies.

Download/print Spring & Summer registration forms here:

Aquatic & Leisure Form
Dunbarton Summer Learn to Swim Form
Summer Camps Form

Paper copies of the guide can be picked up at the following locations:

Community Centres
Chestnut Hill Developments Recreation Complex 1867 Valley Farm Road
George Ashe Community Centre 470 Kingston Road
East Shore CC 910 Liverpool Road
Dr Nelson Tomlinson CC 494 Old Brock Road, Claremont
Don Beer Arena 940 Dillingham Road
Pickering City Hall One The Esplanade 

 Library Locations

Central Library One The Esplanade
George Ashe Library Branch 470 Kingston Road
Claremont Library Branch 494 Old Brock Road
Pickering City Hall One The Esplanade
Pickering Museum Village 2365 Concession Rd 6, Greenwood