Adult and Older Adult Drop-In Programs

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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.

Winter 1 Drop-in Schedule: January 8 to February 11, 2024

The drop-in schedule changes on a regular basis.
Please ensure you check back regularly for changes or cancellations. 
View our  Recreation Schedules for up-to-date drop in program schedules.

Badminton

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

Basketball

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

Basketball 30+

Basketball for 30+ is a drop-in program. Come participate in a game of pick-up basketball or 21. You may be asked to show proof of age at the time of registration.

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.

Fun4Life Accessible Gym

Individuals with varying abilities and needs are welcome to come drop in and play floor hockey, basketball, indoor soccer, and more. Support person's welcome at no extra cost and variations of activities and sports available for participants of all ability levels.

  • Fee: $2.00 per visit.
  • Varying levels of abilities and needs welcome
  • Tuesdays: 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
  • Thursdays: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Location: Town Park Recreation Centre

Indoor Tennis

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.

Please call each week to ensure the program is running. Saturdays are prime rental time and Indoor Tennis is only offered when the gym is available.

Men's Activity Club (MAC)

Join this social men's club, play Texas Hold'em, and enjoy some good conversation.

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 Pickleball Ladder program.

  • Ages: 18 years+
  • Mondays: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Wednesdays: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Fridays: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Pickleball - Beginner

 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.

Pickleball - Beginner/Intermediate

This timeslot is dedicated to beginners and intermediate players.  We encourage a welcoming and friendly recreation environment for everyone.  New players are always welcome.

Pickleball - Intermediate / Advanced

This timeslot is for intermediate / advanced level of play, and players who are looking for a more competitive game. We encourage a welcoming and friendly recreational environment for everyone. New players are always welcome. Competitive play is available in the Pickleball Ladder program.

  • Ages: 18 years+
  • Tuesdays: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Wednesdays: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Sundays: 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Location: Town Park Recreation Centre

Pickleball - Ladder

Pickleball Ladder will not be offered for the Winter 1 session.

Shuffleboard

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

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.

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.

Drop-in Fees

Drop-In Gym Fees Tier 1 - Badminton and Basketball
Age Category2024 Fee (taxes included and rounded to the nearest quarter)
Adult $4.00
Senior $2.50
Child/Youth $1.00
Drop-In Gym Fees Tier 2 - Pickleball
Age Category2024 Fee (taxes included and rounded to the nearest quarter)
Adult $5.00
Senior $3.50
Child/Youth $1.00
Drop-In Gym Fees Tier 1 - Indoor Tennis
Age Category2024 Fee (taxes included and rounded to the nearest quarter
All Ages (Child, youth, adult and senior) $5.25

Winter 2 Drop-in Schedule: February 12 to April 28, 2024

 Here is the upcoming schedule for the next session. Please 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+
  • Fridays: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Location: Town Park Recreation Centre

Cancellations: March 15, March 29

Basketball

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

Basketball 30+

Basketball for 30+ is a drop-in program. Come participate in a game of pick-up basketball or 21. You may be asked to show proof of age at the time of registration.

Cancellations: February 19

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.

Cancellations: February 19

Fun4Life Accessible Gym

Individuals with varying abilities and needs are welcome to come drop in and play floor hockey, basketball, indoor soccer, and more. Support person's welcome at no extra cost and variations of activities and sports available for participants of all ability levels.

  • Ages: 18 years+
  • Fee: $2.00 per visit.
  • Varying levels of abilities and needs welcome
  • Tuesdays: 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
  • Thursdays: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Location: Town Park Recreation Centre

Cancellations: March 14

Fun4Life Activity Drop-In

Come in and play some ping pong, foosball, air hockey, WII, arcade games, or board games.

  • Ages: 18 years+
  • Fee: Free
  • Varying levels of abilities and needs welcome
  • Tuesdays: 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
  • Thursdays: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Location: Town Park Recreation Centre

Cancellations: March 12, March 14

Indoor Tennis

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.

Please call each week to ensure the program is running. Saturdays are prime rental time and Indoor Tennis is only offered when the gym is available.

Cancellations: February 24, March 2, March 30, April 6, April 20.

Men's Activity Club (MAC)

Join this social men's club, play Texas Hold'em, and enjoy some good conversation.

Cancellations: February 19

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 Pickleball Ladder program.

  • Ages: 18 years+
  • Mondays: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Wednesdays: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Fridays: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Location: Town Park Recreation Centre

Cancellations: February 19, March 15, March 29

Pickleball - Beginner

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.

Pickleball - Beginner / Intermediate

This timeslot is dedicated to beginners and intermediate players. We encourage a welcoming and friendly recreation environment for everyone. New players are always welcome.

Cancellations: February 25, March 24, March 31

Pickleball - Intermediate / Advanced

This timeslot is for intermediate / advanced level of play, and players who are looking for a more competitive game. We encourage a welcoming and friendly recreational environment for everyone. New players are always welcome. Competitive play is available in the Pickleball Ladder program.

Cancellations: February 25, March 24, March 31

Pickleball - Ladder

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.

Register Here

Shuffleboard

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

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.

Cancellations: February 19, March 29

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.

Drop-in Fees

Drop-In Gym Fees Tier 1 - Badminton and Basketball
Age Category2024 Fee (taxes included and rounded to the nearest quarter)
Adult $4.00
Senior $2.50
Child/Youth $1.00
Drop-In Gym Fees Tier 2 - Pickleball
Age Category2024 Fee (taxes included and rounded to the nearest quarter)
Adult $5.00
Senior $3.50
Child/Youth $1.00
Drop-In Gym Fees Tier 1 - Indoor Tennis
Age Category2024 Fee (taxes included and rounded to the nearest quarter
All Ages (Child, youth, adult and senior) $5.25