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Adult Programs

The Town of Parry Sound offers recreation opportunities for all ages of community members.

For more information regarding Registered adult recreation opportunities in Town, please click on the recreation program listed below.

Essentrics® with Caroline is expanding and combining classes across multiple locations. For more information about programs including locations, times and to register, please visit www.essentricswithcaroline.ca or email info@essentricswithcaroline.ca

 

Gentle Fit is a one-hour class combining low impact movement, strength training, mobility, flexibility, and balance exercises. This program is designed to help participants engage all major muscle groups including their brain, lungs and heart using aerobic movement and resistance bands.

 

View Program Flyer Here

 

Ages: 65+

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

Time:  9am - 10am

Session 1: September & October (15 classes): Mondays & Thursdays with instructor Graziana 

Sept. 07, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28 (2023)

Oct. 02, 05, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30 (2023)

Session 2: November & December (15 classes): Tuesdays & Thursdays with instructor Stephanie 

Nov. 02, 07, 09, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30 (2023)

Dec. 05, 07, 12, 14, 19, 21 (2023)

Session 3: January, February & March (20 classes): Tuesdays & Thursdays with instructor Stephanie

Jan. 02, 04, 09, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 (2024)

Feb. 01, 06, 08, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29 (2024)

Mar. 05, 07 (2024)

Session 4: March, April & May (20 classes): Tuesdays & Thursdays with instructor Stephanie

Mar. 19, 21, 26, 28 (2024)

Apr. 02, 04, 09, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 (2024)

May: 02, 07, 09, 14, 16, 21, 23 (2024)

Cost: Rates per session vary based on the number of classes included

Session 1: $120.00 +HST 

Session 2: $120.00 + HST

Session 3: $160.00 + HST

Session 4: $160.00 + HST

Drop in Rate: $12.00

Register for this program

Join Stephannie MacDonald of Georgian Bay Sweets and create spooky, Halloween themed cookies. Registration opens Friday, September 15, 2023 at 10:00am. 

Click here for program flyer

When: Saturday, October 28th, 2023 from 1pm-3pm 

Where: Bobby Orr Community Centre

Cost: $40.00 per person

Registration Closed

The Town of Parry Sound has partnered with the Alzheimer's Society of Muskoka to offer the Minds in Motion program.

Minds in Motion is a community-based social program that incorporates physical and mental stimulation for people with early to mid-stage Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia and their care partners.  Through the 8-week Minds in Motion program, both the person living with dementia and their care partner can benefit from the following:

  • Increasing physical activity through gentle group exercise.
  • Establishing new friendships with others who are living with similar experiences.
  • Engaging in fun, social activities.

For more information on the program and its availability, please visit our Minds in Motion webpage by clicking the link below:

Minds in Motion

Pickleball Court Rentals are available by request at the Bobby Orr Community Centre. Single court rentals are limited to a maximum of 8 participants. 

Court Rentals include the use of Town Equipment, including balls, paddles and pickleball nets. 

Participants are required to wear indoor shoes 

Court Rentals are approved up to two weeks in advance of the requested date- we recommend submitting your court rental request a minimum of one day in advance to avoid disappointment. 

Cost: $15.00 + HST per hour (this cost is inclusive of insurance coverage)

Click here to request your pickleball court

The Town of Parry Sound offers a variety of Drop-In Programs. Please use the tabs below for more information about our Drop-In Programs.

Drop-In Passes provide an opportunity for participants to drop-in to 10 approved programs. Drop-In Passes eliminate the need for participants to bring cash with them to programs, and shortens the necessary sign in components upon arrival. 

Drop-In Passes are available for purchase online, or at the Town Office at 52 Seguin Street, Parry Sound. 

Drop-In Passes are $20.00 + HST. 

Online Purchase:

Please click here to purchase your Drop-In Pass online

Purchase in Office: 

Please click here to download the application form

 

All equipment is provided for our drop-in programs. Participants should bring clean, indoor running shoes. 

Floor Curling is a modified version of the Olympic sport of Curling, with one major difference - no ice! It offers participants a great introduction to the game, or a way to continue your love of the game, beyond the ice surface. 

Where: Bobby Orr Community Centre, 7 Mary Street, Parry Sound

When: Wednesdays, 2:00pm-4:00pm beginning September 20, 2023

Cost: Participants encouraged to purchase a Drop-In Pass (see details above), Cost without a Drop-In Pass: $3.00 per person (cash only) 

No partner is necessary for this drop-in dance activity! 

Line Dancing is a great activity for maintaining flexibility and balance, and is just downright fun! 

No experience required, all abilities welcome.

Where: Bobby Orr Community Centre, 7 Mary Street

When: Thursdays, 9:30am-11:30am, beginning September 14, 2023

Cost: Participants encouraged to purchase a Drop-In Pass (see details above), Cost without a Drop-In Pass: $3.00 per person (cash only) 

Pickleball is a game similar to tennis, played on a smaller court with paddles and a wiffle ball. Pickleball offers participants a terrific workout and social opportunities. 

To ensure participant safety, and fairness of access to all, drop-in pickleball spots will be available for reservation 6 days in advance of drop-in timeslots. Drop-In Pickleball will be limited to 16 participants, to avoid disappointment, pre-registration is highly recommended. *To pre-register, an active Drop-In Pass is required (please see Drop-In Pass details above).

To pre-register, please complete the form below, or call the Community Recreation Coordinator at 705-746-2701 x 201: 

Pre-registration Form

Drop-In Pickleball Schedule: 

Open Division (evening):

Where: Bobby Orr Community Centre, 7 Mary Street

When: Tuesdays, 5:00pm-7:00pm, beginning Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Cost: Participants encouraged to purchase a Drop-In Pass (see details above), Cost without a Drop-In Pass: $3.00 per person (cash only) 

Competitive (daytime): 

Where: Bobby Orr Community Centre, 7 Mary Street

When: Wednesdays, 9:00am-11:00am, beginning Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Cost: Participants encouraged to purchase a Drop-In Pass (see details above), Cost without a Drop-In Pass: $3.00 per person (cash only) 

Recreational (daytime):

Where: Bobby Orr Community Centre, 7 Mary Street

When: Wednesdays, 11:00am-1:00pm, beginning Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Cost: Participants encouraged to purchase a Drop-In Pass (see details above), Cost without a Drop-In Pass: $3.00 per person (cash only) 

Floor shuffleboard is being offered at the Town of Parry Sound. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Come out for an afternoon of activity, socializing, and fun! 

Where: Bobby Orr Community Centre, 7 Mary Street

When: Thursdays, 1:00pm-3:00pm, beginning September 21, 2023

Cost: Participants encouraged to purchase a Drop-In Pass (see details above), Cost without a Drop-In Pass: $3.00 per person (cash only) 

Registration

Drop-in programs are available on a first-come, first-serve basis, and pre-registration is not available. 

For more information on registering for recreation programs, please visit our Register for Programs page.

Program Cancellations and Dates

We may be required to cancel certain programs on specific days.  For a listing of program dates, visit our Community Calendar.