Due to COVID-19 some recreation services may have changed or be unavailable. Visit the COVID-19 Information and Updates page for the most recent information regarding recreation facilities and programs.

The Township of Scugog strives to create an inclusive environment where all people can participate in recreational activities. The recreation staff partner with many organizations to offer financial assistance and inclusion services.  

Canadian Tire Jumpstart

The Township of Scugog is a proud partner with the Canadian Tire Jumpstart Program. This program helps children (ages 4-18) from families in financial need participate in sport and recreation. What kids do is up to them; JumpStart is here to help them do it.

View the Grant Application Guidelines to see if you qualify for funding and complete an online application

Call 1-844-YES-PLAY for more information. For local assistance, contact the Recreation Staff.

The Port Perry Chapter of the Canadian Tire Jumpstart program raises funds to help us offer affordable recreation programs. View the Township of Scugog's Leisure Guide for a list of Jumpstart programs in our community. 

Their Opportunity 

Their Opportunity exists to support underserviced families with the means to enroll their children into local sports and recreation programs. Their Opportunity hosts a unique Giveback Program where children receiving funding are required to “pay it forward” within their community. 

Complete and Application for Funding online.

Call 1-844-943-4767 for more information. For local assistance, contact the Recreation Staff. 

Durham Regional Social Services Recreation Cards

Participants in the Durham Region Ontario Works (OW) program have the opportunity receive fee assistance to participate in recreational activities. Participants should contact their caseworker at the Department of Social Services, Region of Durham at 905-428-7400 to determine eligibility.

 Grade 5 Action Pass

Please note: Due to COVID-19 this program is currently on hold.

The Grade 5 Action Pass program gives all grade 5 students in Durham Region free access to public swimming, public skating and some drop-in programs. The action pass can be used at any municipal recreation facility in Durham Region.

To obtain a Grade 5 Action Pass in Scugog you can visit the Scugog Arena (1655 Reach Street, Port Perry) and provide:

  • Proof of address
  • Proof of date of birth
  • A Grade 5 Action Pass postcard

Staff will take a photo and create a pass to be presented when attending a recreational activity. For more information contact the Recreation Staff

Inclusion Services

The Township of Scugog provides integrated experiences for eligible children requiring extra support. To ensure a recreational or camp experience is provided to as many participants as possible, a minimum of four (4) weeks’ notice is requested to allow adequate time to assess and arrange for program support.

You may need extra support if:

  • Extra support is used at school
  • Extra help is needed at home for basic care
  • You have a physical, medical, behavioral and/or developmental disability that could affect your safety or ability to participate

The Township of Scugog has the right to remove participants from a program if they cannot follow the code of conduct. The Township of Scugog Refund Policy will apply.

To make a request for inclusion services please contact the Recreation Staff.

Office Hours

Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.