Recreation Programs



Whitby offers a variety of recreation programs that promote a healthy lifestyle and foster community connection. The Town's fitness, skating and swimming schedules offer active programs for all ages - from children and youth to adults and older adults - with year-round programs or short-term classes or drop-in, pick up sports and leagues are all available at Whitby's multi-purpose recreation facilities. You can sign up for a health club membership at the Whitby Civic Recreation Complex, join a Pilates, yoga or aquafit class or take a special-interest course. June is Recreation and Parks Month. Enjoy free programs for the whole family! Birthday parties and camps are also offered for pre-school aged children up to teenagers.

Many of the Town's recreation programs are supported by organizations run by volunteers, such as Community Connection or subsidized programs that provide funding for Town of Whitby recreation programs for eligible residents.

Whitby's Activity Guide is a comprehensive source of information for fitness, sports, aquatics, recreational swimming and skating, and general interest programs for all ages. Copies are available at all municipal recreation facilities and branches of the Whitby Public Library. You can also access our current recreation program schedules online.

Facility Closures and Program Notices

Programs may be cancelled to accommodate a special event or facility maintenance. The Town provides program notices and facility closure information under Facility Closures and Program Notices.  Program cancellations and notices are posted in the Public Notices section three weeks prior to the date.  We make every effort to provide advance notice of cancellations and you can subscribe to the Public Notices RSS feed to receive up-to-date information as it happens.

Program Registration

You can register for a recreation program online, or download our Program Registration Form and mail, fax or drop it off at one of our registration centres. To register online, you will require a PIN and/or barcode number and a VISA or MasterCard. Visit Register for a Program for more information.


Healthy Halloween

Scare up an alternative to traditional treats and make this an active and healthy Halloween. Purchase books of Skate or Swim passes to hand out to trick or treaters. From October 1, 2016 to October 31, 2016 passes are on sale for 10 passes for $10.00. Passes are available for purchase at:

Whitby Civic Recreation Complex-575 Rossland Road East
Iroquois Park Sports Centre- 500 Victoria St. West
McKinney Centre- 222 McKinney Drive
Brooklin Community Centre & Library- 8 Vipond Road
Whitby Seniors Activity Centre- 801 Brock Street South

Passes are valid for use from October 31 to November 30, 2016 at the following pools and arenas:

Anne Ottenbrite Pool- 500 Victoria Street West
Whitby Civic Recreation Complex- 575 Rossland Road East
Iroquois Park Sports Complex- 500 Victoria Street West
McKinney Centre-222 McKinney Drive

Click here for the latest Skating and Swimming Schedules