COVID-19 Closure: Effective Wednesday January 5

Following the Province of Ontario's order to move into a modified Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen, all public City community facilities and City recreation facilities including arenas, Dunbarton Indoor Pool, Pickering Museum Village and Chestnut Hill Developments Recreation Complex will be closed as of Wednesday, January 5, 2022 until January 26, 2022 or further notice. Reopening dates will be dependent upon direction from the Province of Ontario.

All Free Teen Programs are free, but membership is required to participate.

Membership is free and available to Pickering residents 13-19 yrs of age. Parent/Guardian verification will be required on your first visit.

vaccine receipt imageImportant Notice: Enhanced COVID-19 Vaccine Certificate System will be in effect as of September 22, 2021.

Proof of Full Vaccination and Identification will be required upon entry for Free Teen Programs.  Have your vaccine receipt and a piece of ID ready if you are attending these programs.  (ID must include legal name and date of birth to match with your vaccine receipt)  

 For complete details visit the City’s COVID-19 Response page.

Program Schedule

Facility Closures; No Programming:  December 24, 27, 28, 31 & January 3. 






Mondays 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm GALCC


  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm St. Mary




Tuesdays 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm GALCC Breakdancing


Thursdays 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm GALCC Games Room/Trivia
  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm ESCC  Basketball
Fridays 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm St. Mary



St. Mary St. Mary Catholic Secondary School 1918 Whites Road
ESCC East Shore Community Centre 910 Liverpool Road
GALCC George Ashe Library & Community Centre 470 Kingston Road

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Thank You Canadian Tire Jumpstart!  

We are pleased to have been selected by @CTJumpstart to receive a grant from their Sport Relief Fund. The fund helps community sport organizations like ours continue to provide access to sport and play for Canadian kids. This grant will go a long way towards helping us to continue offering quality recreation experiences to the children and youth of our community.

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