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Youth Programs


Town of Parry Sound
52 Seguin Street
Parry Sound, ON P2A 1B4
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T. (705) 746-2101
F. (705) 746-7461

The Town of Parry Sound offers age-specific recreation opportunities for the youth members of the community.  For more information on youth recreation opportunities in Town, please click on the recreation program listed below.

COVID-19 Update

(September 14, 2021) - In accordance with the Province of Ontario's Roadmap to Reopen announced on May 20,  certain activities and amenities are permitted to reopen to the public.  As of July 16, 2021, the Province of Ontario has entered Stage 3 of the reopening plan.  For complete restrictions see the Provincial webpage.

In accordance with Stage 3 of the Roadmap to Reopen, recreation programming and room bookings at the Bobby Orr Community Centre will resume based on facility availability.

As of September 22, 2021 and under O. Reg. 364/20 Rules for Areas at Step 3 and at the Roadmap Exit Step, patrons entering the Bobby Orr Community Centre must provide proof of full vaccination that meets the requirements of the provincial legislation.

This web page will be updated as new information surrounding the reopening of the Bobby Orr Community Centre is made available.

COVID-19 Procedures for Participants at Drop-In Programs

Town staff have implemented several procedures and protocols for the use of the Bobby Orr Community Centre during drop-in recreation programming to comply with Provincial legislation.  Facility rules for recreation programming, the Facility Screening Questionnaire, and the Vaccine Certificate Protocol can be found by clicking the links below:

Rules and Procedures for Recreation Programming

Facility Screening Questionnaire - Bobby Orr Community Centre

Town of Parry Sound Vaccine Certificate Protocol

Activity Kits

We recognize that people's schedules can be busy and it can be a challenge to attend scheduled programming.  That is why we have introduced Activity Kits with themed self-directed activities and projects aimed at youth ages 5-12.  In each kit, you will receive all the instructions and most of the materials for:

  • 3 active games
  • 3 arts and crafts activities
  • 2 STEM projects

Each kit has enough materials for one child.  Please note that supplies are limited, and the kits will be available while supplies last to the first registrants.

Activity Kits and registration will be prepared for the following dates in 2021: 

Schedule of Activity Kit Availability
ThemeRegistration OpensPickup Dates
Easter March 22, 2021  Week of March 29, 2021
Victoria Day May 10, 2021 Week of May 17, 2021
Canada Day/Summer Break June 21, 2021 Week of June 28, 2021
Christmas December 6, 2021 Week of December 13, 2021

Ages: Activity Kits are designed with children ages 5-12 in mind.

Cost: The first Activity Kit per family per date is free.  Additional kits can be purchased for $10 each.

Registration: Click here to register for an Activity Kit.

Pickup: Those who have registered will be contacted by email with pickup times available.  All Activity Kit pickups will be conducted in accordance with social distancing guidelines.

Young Artists

Perfect for the child who loves to create masterpieces.  Participants will exercise their creativity through step-by-step painting projects during this 4-week program.  Each week focuses on nurturing basic art skills and creativity.  Led by Melissa Beasley.  Ages 6-13.

Ages: 6 - 13

Where: Bobby Orr Community Centre, 7 Mary Street, Parry Sound, ON, P2A 1C8

When: Wednesdays

Session 1: Oct. 6 - 27, 2021 (Class is full, no availability remaining)

Session 2: Nov. 17 - Dec. 8, 2021 (Class is full, no availability remaining)

Session 3: Jan. 26 - Feb. 16, 2022

Session 4: Mar. 23 - Apr. 13, 2022

Time: 6 - 6:45 PM

Cost: $45 per session (4 classes in a session)

Click here to register for this program


For information on how to register for programs, please click the link below.

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