Adult and Older Adult Drop-In Programs

a picture of 2 seniors playing pickleball

The Municipality of Port Hope recognizes that staying active is important for your independence. No membership commitment is needed to enjoy our drop-in programs.

Please note that our fees have increased for 2023.
View the our recreation fees and charges.

Drop-in Schedule until April 23, 2023

The drop-in schedule changes on a regular basis.
Please ensure you check back regularly for changes or cancellations.

Badminton

Come play this low-impact indoor sport in a fun, recreational setting and social atmosphere.

Ages: 18 years+

Monday: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Friday: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location: Town Park Recreation Centre

No programs February 6, February 20, March 6, March 13, March 17, and April 7, 2023

Please note during the March Break, Badminton will run on Thursday, March 16 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Basketball

Drop-in and participate in a game of pick-up basketball or 21.

Ages: 18 years+

Wednesday: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Friday: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location: Town Park Recreation Centre

Basketball for 35 years+ 

Basketball for 35 years+ is now a registered program. Please register for this program in advance and show proof of age at the time of registration.

Ages: 35 years+

Monday: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location: Town Park Recreation Centre

No program February 20, 2023

Register Here

Fun4Life

Fun4Life is a social opportunity for individuals with special needs ages 18 years and over. This program will enhance opportunities for socialization, physical activity, life skills, and nutrition. This is a drop-in program offered weekly. We request that a Participant Registration form be completed before attending so we are able to best meet the needs of everyone. Forms are available at the Town Park Recreation Centre during regular operational hours.

Ages: 18 years+

Monday: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Location: Town Park Recreation Centre

Fee: $2.00 per visit

No program February 20, 2023

Indoor Tennis

Indoor Tennis is back! Four players will be assigned a one-hour time block. New players are asked to please contact Customer Service in advance to be added to the playing list.

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Location: Town Park Recreation Centre

No programs February 25, March 4, and March 25, 2023

Men's Activity Club (MAC)

Join this social men's club, play Texas Hold'Em, and enjoy a hot coffee.

Ages: 18 years+

Monday: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Location: Town Park Recreation Centre

No program February 20, 2023

Pickleball - All levels

Pickleball for all levels of doubles play. We encourage a welcoming and friendly recreational environment for everyone - new players are always welcome. Competitive play is available in the Advanced drop-in.

Ages: 18 years+

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday evening: 5:45 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.

Location: Town Park Recreation Centre

No programs February 20, March 15, and April 7, 2023

Pickleball - Advanced

This program is for advanced level of play, and players who are looking for a more competitive game. Players are encouraged to pick a time slot that is suitable for their level of play.

Ages: 18 years+

Wednesday: 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Location: Town Park Recreation Centre

This program will end as of February 8, 2023 and will be replaced by the Pickleball Ladder

Pickleball Ladder - New!

New! Join us for competitive Pickleball Ladder! Move up and down the ladder based on your winning percentage. The goal is to be at the top of the ladder. This new program requires advanced-level playing skill to participate. Registration is required.

Ages: 18 years+

Wednesday: 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Location: Town Park Recreation Centre

Fee: $45.05 (HST included)

No program on March 15, 2023

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Pickleball - Beginners

This timeslot is dedicated to beginner players and those wanting to learn to play the sport in a welcoming and inclusive environment. There is not an instructor for this program.

Ages: 18 years+

Thursday: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location: Town Park Recreation Centre

Shuffleboard

Geared to older adults. Build on strength and coordination with this fun and social program.

Ages: 18 years+

Tuesday: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location: Town Park Recreation Centre

Indoor Walking at Town Park Recreation Centre

Go for a morning walk in the gymnasium in a safe, climate-controlled environment. This program is offered for free.

Ages: 18 years+

Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.

Location: Town Park Recreation Centre

No programs February 20 and April 7, 2023

Indoor Walking at Jack Burger Sports Complex

Walk the hallways anytime during facility hours in a safe, climate-controlled environment. This program is offered for free.

Ages: 18 years+

Available during regular facility operating hours.

Location: Jack Burger Sports Complex

No programs February 20 and April 7, 2023

Drop-in Fees

Drop-In Gym Fees Tier 1 - Badminton and Basketball
Age Category2023 Fee (taxes included and rounded to the nearest quarter)
Adult $3.75
Senior $2.50
Child/Youth $1.00
Drop-In Gym Fees Tier 2 - Pickleball
Age Category2023 Fee (taxes included and rounded to the nearest quarter)
Adult $5.00
Senior $3.25
Child/Youth $1.00
Drop-In Gym Fees Tier 1 - Indoor Tennis
Age Category2023 Fee (taxes included and rounded to the nearest quarter
All Ages (Child, youth, adult and senior) $5.00