The City of Sarnia offers an array of recreational opportunities, including multi-session programs; drop-in activities; public skating; and more.

Adult Programming

We offer and array of programs, ranging from educational experiences; arts instruction; games; sports; fitness; and special interests. You can view opportunities, and register via our online registration portal.

You can register in the portal for activities including appointments for footcare and reflexology, programs involving crafts, languages, music, visual arts, fitness & wellness, sports leagues and lessons, day trips, seminars, hobbies & lesson special interest courses.

Online Recreation Registration Portal

View programs and register online.

IMPORTANT: Create a new account if you do not have a 2023 Strangway Centre Membership or have not registered (by phone, in-person or online) for a program after April 5, 2023.

If you are unsure if you have an account, please contact staff: 519 332 0656.

View programs and register

Help With Online Registration

Need some help with using our online recreation portal? Access how-to videos and FAQs via our support page.

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Recreation Guide

View our upcoming programs via our 2024 Spring-Summer Recreation Guide. Registration begins on Tuesday, March 19, 2024, at 8:30 a.m.

2024 Spring-Summer Recreation Guide

Drop-in Programs

Drop-in programs do not require pre-registration. You can participate in games, sports, hobbies, and more. Use our Drop-In Programming widget to view upcoming drop-in programs. While the widget displays total available program slots, you cannot register for or reserve a spot.

Aquatic Facilities

Learn more about aquatic facilities such as the Cox Community Centre – Tecumseh Pool, Tecumseh Park Splash Pad, Sarnia beaches, and the canoe and kayak launch.

Children’s Programming

Continue reading to learn more about Children’s Programming.

Summer Day Camps

Children’s summer day camps at Camp Saredaca are offered in parternship with the YMCA of Southwestern Ontario. Please visit the Sarnia-Lambton YMCA website for more information.

Swimming Lessons and Aquatic Programming

Swimming lessons and Aquafit programming are offered in partnership with the YMCA of Southwestern Ontario. Please visit the the Sarnia-Lambton YMCA website for more information.

Children’s Choo Choo Train

The Children’s Mini Choo Choo Train is a 42-foot-long train, seating 10, that is wheelchair accessible, located in Canatara Park in partnership with the Seaway Kiwanis Club. It starts at the station near the Animal Farm and travels throughout the park for approximately five-minute trips.

Visit our Children’s Choo Choo Train page for hours and admission information.

Public Skating

Information on public skating times, days, and pre-registration can be viewed following the link below.

Learn more about Public Skating Programming.

Refer to the Contact Us page to submit an inquiry or email