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Recreation Programs and facilities have been impacted by COVID-19
Details available HERE
NEW! ONLINE programs are available - please see the list below for links to these programs

There's so much to do!  Recreation programs for all ages and interests are available in  Algonquin Highlands.  Please check the Activities Calendar for details.

Highlights of programs available include:

  • Arts and crafts shows
  • Book Club (online)
  • Canada Day Event, Oxtongue Lake Community Centre - Cancelled for 2021
  • Coffee and Conversation (online)
  • Community garage sales
  • Chair Yoga Classes - Available online visit Activities Calendar for more details.
  • Dorset Community Pitch In Clean Up - Cancelled for 2021 
  • Dorset Fire Works
  • Dorset Snowball Winter Carnival - Cancelled for 2022
  • Drum Circles
  • Family movie and campfire nights (summer)
  • Guided hikes on foot, snowshoe and cross-country skis
  • Halloween activities for kids
  • LadiesToning Class - ONLINE CLASS
  • Line dancing
  • Pickleball outdoors at the Stanhope Park 
  • Red Cross and Lifesaving Society Swim Program at Halls Lake (summer) - Cancelled for 2021 season
  • Shuffleboard
  • Soccer league (for children ages 4 to 14) - Cancelled for 2021 season
  • Squash courts (to book a squash court click HERE)
  • Swim Program, Elvin Johnson Park - Cancelled for 2021 season
  • Tennis outdoors at the Stanhope Park 
  • Ukrainian Easter Egg Workshop
  • Virtual Kids Fishing Derby - July 3-11, 2021
  • Yoga classes (online and in the Park) - Available online visit Activities Calendar for more details.
  • Quilters and needle-workers group
  • Zumba Online Classes - Activities Calendar 
  • And more!

Keep an eye on our Activities Calendar for dates and times!

Rowan’s Law: Concussion Awareness Resources

Learn about the Concussion Awareness Resources that amateur athletes, parents, coaches, team trainers and officials are required to review.

Contact Information

Dorset Recreation Centre
1051 Main Street, Box 99
Dorset, Ontario P0A 1E0

Phone/Fax: 705-766-9968


Concussion Awareness and Management Policy
Concussion Code of Conduct for Athletes
Concussion Code of Conduct for Coaches
Online Program Participant Waiver