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.

Adult and Senior Drop-in Program Schedule

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.

The Gymnasium at the Town Park Recreation Center will be closed on Wednesday, June 19 until Friday, June 21 as the floor is being resurfaced. We apologize for any inconvenience.

 Drop-In Programs: April 29 to June 30, 2024

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.

Cancelations: June 21

Basketball 18+

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

  • Ages: 18 years+
  • Wednesdays: 7:15 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Cancelations: June 19

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.

  • Ages: 30 years+
  • Mondays: 7:30p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Cancelations: June 17

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+
  • Fee: $2.00 per visit.
  • Mondays: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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 11:00 a.m.
  • Thursdays: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Cancelations: June 20

Fun4Life Games Room 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: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Thursdays: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Men's Activity Club (MAC)

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

  • Ages: 18 years+
  • Mondays: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

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.

Cancelations: June 17, 19, 21

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.

  • Ages: 18 years+
  • Tuesdays: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Thursdays: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Cancelations: June 20

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.

  • Ages: 18 years+
  • Sundays: 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

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.
  • Sundays: 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Pickleball - Ladder

Pickleball Ladder will not be offered this session.

Shuffleboard

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

  • Ages: 18 years+
  • Tuesdays: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Volleyball

Drop-in to play volleyball.

  • Ages: 18 years+
  • Thursdays: 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.

Cancelations: June 20

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.

Cancelations: June 19, 20, 21

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 Programs: July 2 to September 1, 2024

Badminton

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

  • Ages: 18 years+
  • Wednesdays: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Basketball 18+

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

  • Ages: 18 years+
  • Wednesdays: 7:15 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

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+
  • Fee: $2.00 per visit.
  • Mondays: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Men's Activity Club (MAC)

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

  • Ages: 18 years+
  • Mondays: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

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+
  • Wednesdays: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Shuffleboard

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

  • Ages: 18 years+
  • Tuesdays: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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.

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