The Centre - Youth Recreation

The Centre - Youth Recreation

Notice:

  • November 19 -"Disc Golf" taking place on November 20 at 2 pm at Westmount Recreation Centre has been rescheduled to November 27

Welcome to the The Centre! This is our recreation homepage for all things youth! The City of Hamilton received a Platinum designation as a Youth Friendly Community through Playworks. This designation, supported by Parks and Recreation Ontario, verifies that the City of Hamilton has appropriate youth recreation assets in our community.  We ensure this by providing the following opportunities to youth in our city. Check them out!

The Centre – Outdoor Fall Events 2021

The Centre is launching an outdoor fall events calendar for youth ages 12-17 years. All events are FREE! Each one will take place outdoors and there is something fun for everyone.

Pre-register to save your spot by clicking the link below and explore the calendar to see what’s happening in your communities! Register now, spots are limited for some programs.

Didn’t register in advance? No problem – you can sign up onsite at the event location if spots are still available for any program marked with an *

Need help creating an account to register? Watch this video to learn how! Recreation - How to Create a Profile - YouTube

Youth Outdoor Events Calendar - November 2021 (PDF, 198 KB)

Location Event Date Time Register
Westmount Recreation Centre Lawn Games* October 19, 2021 11:15 am to 12:45 pm Registration details
Westmount Recreation Centre Paint Battle October 19, 2021 11:15 am to 12:45 pm Registration details
Bernie Morelli Recreation Centre Movie Night* October 22, 2021 6:30 to 8:30 pm Registration details
Huntington Park Recreation Centre Bike Maintenance
CANCELLED
To be rescheduled for a future date.
TBD TBD Registration details TBD
Powell Park Clubhouse

Pumpkin Carving Battle
RESCHEDULED
to October 29 due to weather

October 25, 2021
October 29, 2021
3:30 to 4:30 pm Registration details
Huntington Park Recreation Centre Pumpkin Carving Battle
RESCHEDULED
to October 28 due to weather
October 26, 2021
October 28, 2021
5:30 to 7:30 pm Registration details
Riverdale Community Centre Movie Night
RESCHEDULED
to November 5
October 29, 2021
November 5, 2021
6:30 to 8:30 pm Registration details
Winona Community Centre

Lawn Games*
RESCHEDULED
to November 6

October 30, 2021
November 6, 2021
12 noon to 2 pm Registration details
Westmount Recreation Centre

Lawn Games*

November 4, 2021 11:15 am to 12:45 pm Registration details
Westmount Recreation Centre Drum Circle November 4, 2021 11:15 am to 12:15 pm Registration details
Bernie Morelli Recreation Centre Parkour
CANCELLED
November 5, 2021 5 to 7 pm Registration details
Powell Park Clubhouse Paint Night
RESCHEDULED
to November 19
November 5, 2021
November 19, 2021
3:30 to 4:30 pm Registration details
Ancaster Rotary Centre Moodwalk November 6, 2021 1 to 2 pm Registration details
Bennetto Community Centre Moodwalk November 12, 2021 5 to 6 pm Registration details
Ancaster Rotary Centre Parkour “Try It” with Play Project November 19, 2021 4:30 to 6 pm Registration details
Westmount Recreation Centre Disc Golf*
RESCHEDULED
to November 27
November 20, 2021
November 27, 2021
2 to 4 pm Registration details
Bernie Morelli Recreation Centre Lawn Games November 23, 2021 3:30 to 5 pm Registration details
Bennetto Community Centre Parkour “Try It” with Play Project November 26, 2021 4:30 to 6 pm Registration details

Drop In Programs

There are drop in programs available for anyone 12-17 years of age (example: Basketball, Open Gym). View program and registration information.

Registered Programs

There are registered courses available for youth 12-17 years old. These are progressive in some way and teach you a skill! View programs for 12 year olds and 13 -17 year olds 

The Centre – IRL

Ancaster Rotary - exterior building

Ancaster Rotary Centre

385 Jerseyville Road West, Ancaster
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 1698
Accessibility: Medium (limited to no barriers)

Bernie Morelli Recreation Centre - exterior building

Bernie Morelli Recreation Centre

876 Cannon St. East, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 4150
Accessibility: High (limited to no barriers and adapted equipment)

Huntington Park Recreation - exterior building

Huntington Park Recreation Centre

87 Brentwood Drive, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-4880
Accessibility: High (limited to no barrier and adapted equipment)

Winona Community Centre

255 Winona Road, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 4935
Accessibility: Medium (limited to no barriers)

Virtual Programs

We have no virtual programs at this time.

Camp Kidaca - Youth (12 to15yrs)

The City of Hamilton offers an enhanced youth camp - now with themes and special guests every week! Each morning includes themed activities, projects and adventures. Afternoons are guided entirely by campers who can choose from swimming, hiking, chill time and more. There are no camp programs offered at this time.

Leader In Training (LIT) Program

This program helps you start your journey to become a successful camp or recreation leader. It focuses on key attributes and skills that aspiring leaders must know in order to successfully lead recreation programs for children and care for young participants. Leaders in Training will learn about group leadership, communication, leading games and activities in multiple environments, managing behaviour, and working as a team. Volunteer placements in camp or another suitable recreation program are offered to those who demonstrate successful completion of the course. There are no LIT programs offered at this time.

Student and Youth Opportunities

The City of Hamilton accepts applications for a variety of jobs (summer students, post- secondary student placements and co-op).

Youth Resources

Learn more about the youth resources available in our City to support you and your journey.

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Contact Us

For more information contact:
Email [email protected]

Drop-in programs

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