To register for a Township sponsored program, fill in the registration form and mail it in or drop it off at the Municipal Offices in Chantry. Payment and completed registration forms must be received by the deadline indicated for each program. All programs run on a first-come, first-served basis. No post-dated cheques will be accepted and all payments are to be made out to the Township of Rideau Lakes. View the current registration form (PDF file)
We need your input regarding new programs for the Township. Please have a look at the "Wish List" and send us your ideas. View the Recreation Wish List (PDF file)
Child Tax Credit Program
Parents may claim tax credits for their children through both the Federal and Provincial Governments' Child Tax Credit Programs for their children’s active participation in the Rideau Lakes Day Camp, Swim Lessons and/or Rideau Rippers Sport Camp programs. To request a receipt, please contact Sue Dunfield at 1-800-928-2250 or 613-928-2251 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
THANKS TO OUR VOLUNTEERS
The Department of Community and Leisure Services is truly blessed to have so many dedicated and caring individuals who give of their time freely and with such enthusiasm. Thanks to these people our community is the best place to call home. See our Thanks to Volunteers Page
All Season Sights in the Township of Rideau Lakes
Click on the photos below to see some snapshots of the Township during various seasons
To book any of these parks for family or other sporting events, contact Sue Dunfield at 1-800-928-2250 or 928-2251 ext 238
D.A.R.S. Park - Delta Location: Recreational Drive in Delta Features: Lighted outdoor ice rink (active ball hockey league in the summer!), canteen, lighted regulation horse shoe pits and open space.
Elgin Outdoor Rink Location: On Halladay Street beside the old Red Brick School House and near South Crosby Public School (location of a variety of activities for children, music & BBQ during Elgin Days) Features: Lighted outdoor ice rink and skaters' change house.
Hanna Memorial Park Location: Water Street in Portland. Features:This passive park offers visitors and local residents a beautiful place to relax and watch the action on the Big Rideau Lake. Sunsets will be awesome and the peace and tranquility second to none! Just down the road the public has access to a beach for public swimming.
Kin Park Location: In the Ward of Bastard & South Burgess on Harlem Road at Portland. Features:Home to North Leeds Soccer, there is both a lighted regulation sized soccer pitch and a mini soccer field as well as a lighted softball diamond, canteen, picnic area, playground, basketball court, pop-can recycling bin and a toboggan hill for winter fun.
Lower Beverley Park (waterfront Park) Location: In the Ward of Bastard & South Burgess in the village of Delta. Features: Municipally owned and operated tent and trailer park with some seasonal cabins available to rent. For more info see: www.beverleylakepark.com or call 613-928-2881.
Lorne Park - Newboro Location: In the Village of Newboro on George St. at John St. Features: lighted softball diamond, canteen, basketball court, playground, soccer pitch, trails, forest area and picnic areas. Home of the Newboro Men's Fastball Team.
Shillington Park - North Crosby Location: - In the Ward of North Crosby on Concession Road 8 just off County Road 10. Features: lighted softball diamond, sport pad (that is also an outdoor ice rink in the winter) community hall with canteen, 2 shuffle boards, 2 lighted tennis courts, playground, trails with geocaching facilities, gardens, forest area, picnic tables, outdoor washroom facilities and pavilion.
Portland Community Park - Portland Location: Beside the Portland Community Hall Features: An older playground, picnic table, near to public beach access and seasonal outdoor washroom facilities on the side of the Community Hall.
Sand Lake Park - Elgin (waterfront park) Location: In the Ward of South Crosby at 345 Delong Road. Features: beach, change rooms, washrooms, playground, trails, forest area, picnic areas, all weather shelter, site of the IPM Log Cabin and is home to the Rideau Lakes Day Camp in July & August.
Van Clief Park - Lombardy Location: Blacksmith Road in the Hamlet of Lombardy, South Elmsley Ward. Features: passive park with playground and picnic tables, basketball hoop and very scenic viewing along Otter Creek.
Adult Social Clubs
An opportunity to meet your neighbors, form some strong friendships, have a communication network amongst your peers, play some cards, enjoy exercise, travel, listen to guest speakers, be entertained, eat, hold fun fund- raising ventures, and above all, enjoy your leisure hours to their fullest.
New members are always welcome.
SOUTH ELMSLEY CLUB 55
(Lombardy and area)
Meet 3rd Tuesday at the South Elmsley Municipal Complex
SOUTH CROSBY FRIENDSHIP CLUB
(Elgin and area)
Meet 2nd Wednesday at the Elgin Municipal Complex
RIDEAU FRIENDSHIP CIRCLE
(Newboro, North Crosby and area)
Meet 1st Wednesday at the North Crosby Community Centre
(Portland and area)
Meet 1st Wednesday at the Portland Community Hall
CHAFFEY’S LOCK CLUB
(Chaffey’s Lock and area)
Meet 3rd Thursday at the Chaffey’s Locks Community Hall
BEVERLEY LAKE CLUB
(Delta and area)
Meet 4th Wednesday at the Delta United Church
New to the area? Contact Sue at the Township Offices for a copy of the latest Calendar of Events planned for seniors in the Township of Rideau Lakes and area. 613-928-2251 or 1-800-928-2250 or email@example.com
Township of Rideau Lakes, 1439 County Road 8, Delta, ON, K0E 1G0
For general inquiries, administration, planning, public works, parks & rec, and fire department: Tel: 613-928-2251 or 1-800-928-2250 - Fax: 613-928-3097
For the tax office: Tel: 613-928-2896 or 1-866-677-4577