Winter Recreation Guide
Winter recreation programs are now available for viewing. Programs will open for registration on December 8 at 10 am.
Register for a Program
Step 1. Find a program
Available fitness, recreation and public skating programs and options can be find on our Recreation Booking site. Adult and older adult fitness classes now available!
Find a Program
Step 2. Register and pay
The Township accepts program registration and payment online through a third-party website. You must create an account to register and pay.
You can also register in-person at our municipal office during regular operating hours with cash, debit, credit or cheque.
New This Year!
The Township of Springwater Recreation, Parks & Facilities Department has upgraded its recreation registration system, providing users with improved online functionality and more convenient access to programs and services.
What does this mean?
All residents and users interested in registering for a Springwater recreation program or camp program will have to create a new account in the Perfect Mind recreation system. The account activation is quick and simple and can be completed at: https://townshipofspringwater.perfectmind.com/
Click on the “Don't have a login? Signup” link at the top of the page and follow the steps to create an account.
View the Resource Guide to learn more about how to set up an account.
Cancellation and withdrawal
You can cancel or transfer your registration by calling 705-728-4784 x2078 or emailing our Recreation Department.
You will receive:
We do not provide a refund or credit if you cancel within 7 days of the start of the program without providing a medical certificate.
The Rowan's Law concussion awareness rules came into effect on July 1, 2019. Although we do not offer competitive sports, we believe that every athlete, parent of an athlete, coach or official should be aware of the new legislation and concussion awareness resources.
Participate in Barrie recreation programs
The Township has an agreement with the City of Barrie that allows Springwater residents to participate in Barrie recreation programs at the same rate as a Barrie resident. Find Barrie recreation programs and registration details on their website.
Elmvale District High School - Drop-In Gym Programs
|Drop-In Programs Schedule
Tuesdays: 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm – Drop-in Pickleball – all ages welcome
Wednesdays: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm - Drop-in Basketball - all ages welcome
|What are Drop-In Programs
Drop-In Programs: These programs are just that- drop in at the date and time listed! All drop-in programming located at Elmvale District High School (EDHS) will be for unstructured fun recreation and non-competitive play.
These times are open to all ages, please share the court space.
|Drop-In Program Guidelines
We ask that the following guidelines be adhered to for the safety of all users.
Drop-in Pickleball Guidelines
Casual, non-competitive pickleball play is on a first come, first served basis. To make it fun for everyone, if participants are waiting to use the courts, the players have 10 minutes maximum to play before surrendering the court to the next group. Drop-in Pickleball times are social sessions — mix up groups and teams during the games.
City of Barrie Non-Resident Recreation Fee Agreement
Springwater residents are eligible to participate in any recreation program offered by the City of Barrie at the same rate and with the same guidelines as a resident of Barrie.
The Township of Springwater has a Rzone Policy that sets expectations for behaviour at our facilities and sports fields and in our parks and programs. The "R" in Rzone stands for respect and responsibility:
- Respect for yourself and others
- Responsibility for your actions
VON SMART Program
VON SMART is a low impact gentle fitness program specifically designed for adults 55+ to help build muscle strength, balance, endurance, flexibility and mobility. It will be hosted for free at the Elmvale Community Hall (33 Queen Street West) on Wednesdays at 10:00 am and Fridays at 11:00 am starting October 19, 2022. To register, contact the Georgian Bay SMART office at 705-355-2200. Walk-ins are also welcome!