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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.

There are a variety of ways for youth to get active and involved in Scugog. The Township of Scugog offers recreational programs, events, and volunteer/employment opportunities. For more program information view our Leisure and Activity Guide

The Lookout 

The Lookout is Scugog's free, supervised youth drop-in space. It is located on the upper floor of the Scugog Community Recreation Centre. The Lookout is a place to chill with friends, game or watch a movie. It is free to drop in and includes:

  • PS4, XBox, and Nintendo Switches
  • Free Wifi and Netflix
  • Laptops
  • Foosball and Air Hockey Tables
  • Board Games and a Lounge Area
  • and more!

New Guidelines are in place to protect the safety of all staff and visitors: 

  • Masks must be worn at all times in the youth centre.
  • Occupancy capacity is 10, if the capacity is reached, youth participants may be asked to leave after a period of 2 hours. 
  • Youth are responsible for using disinfectant wipes provided after the use of equipment, with the exception of electronics. Staff will disinfect electronics after use. 
  • No food or beverage is permitted. 

Fall/Winter 2021/2022 Hours of Operation: September 20 to December 17 & January 10 to March 31

Tuesday to Friday: 4:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Saturday: 3:00 to 6:00 pm

Sunday & Monday: Closed

March Break, Winter Break & PA Days: 9:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Closed: Oct 9, 10, Nov 11, Feb 19, 20, 21

National Youth Week 

National Youth Week is May 1 – 7 every year. It is a week dedicated to the celebration of youth and their active participation in their community. Whether it is recreation, drama, sport, dance, civic engagement, art, volunteerism or leadership, everyday young people are involved in meaningful activities during their discretionary time. National Youth Week is a time to honour their involvement.

Volunteering and Leadership

There are a variety of opportunities for youth to volunteer within the Township of Scugog and other community organizations. 

To volunteer with our camps or recreation programs youth must attend a volunteer orientation and complete a volunteer application. All participants are required to participate in a free volunteer orientation prior to applying. Youth can register online for any of the currently available orientation dates. To receive a volunteer application form please email

Register online for a recreation program. 

Office Hours

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