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Park and Play

Join our camp leaders for FREE games, sports, crafts and more all throughout Scugog! This program will bring the fun of Camp Scugog to local parks in our township for children aged 5 to 12 years. Looking for activities for children under 5? Visit EarlyOn at for their summer activity schedule.

Arrivals and Departures

Registration is not required. Each location will operate on a first come, first serve basis with a maximum of 20 participants. 

A parent/guardian will be required to sign their child(ren) in with the camp staff, complete a waiver (one required for the summer) and must be within a 10 minute distance from the park with access to a mobile phone should they need to be contacted.

Fill out your waiver ahead of time and bring the copy with you. Forms will also be available onsite at the program location.

At the end of the program, a parent/guardian will be required to present photo ID matching the contact information listed before picking up their child(ren). Participants 10 years of age and older walking home from the park and play program must fill out a Permission to Sign Out Form. You can fill out your Permission to Sign Out form ahead of time or forms will also be available onsite at the program location.

Please note that washrooms and access to water are not available at Apple Valley Park.

The park and play program runs weekly from July 2 to August 23, 2024 and will not run on August 7 (Civic Holiday). Programs run from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. There is no supervision during lunch hour.

Mondays: Ianson Park at 1222 Cragg Road, Greenbank

Tuesdays: Palmer Park at 175 Water Street, Port Perry

Wednesdays: Seagrave Park at 69 Coryell Street, Seagrave

Thursdays: Apple Valley Park between 9 and 11 Orchard Road, Port Perry

Fridays: Pioneer Park at 3440 Church Street, Blackstock

Week 1: Sports of all Sorts

  • Get your body moving with this week! Activities will be focused around sports and sport-related games.

Week 2: Splash into Summer

  • Enjoy water activities like water balloon toss, bubbles, water relay races and more.

Week 3: Crafty Creations

  • Participants will get to take part in making some crafty creations and magnificent masterpieces along with some Camp Leader favourites like friendship bracelets and beading.

Week 4: Nature Themed

  • What better place to explore nature that in our local parks! Activities will include nature themed active games and some crafts made out of materials around us.

Week 5: Summer Olympics

  • Get ready to celebrate the kick-off of the Olympics by trying different featured events! 

Week 6: Backyard Games Championships

  • We’re bringing out all the favourites! Bean bag toss, horse shoes, washer toss and more! Each park location will work together to score the most points in the Backyard Games Championships

Week 7: Spectacular Science

  • This week our Park and Play leaders are traveling scientist and have some crazy tricks up their sleeves. Participants will enjoy watching and making some experiments.

Week 8: Mini Game Challenge

  • Show up this week to compete in a variety of minute games! Test your skills, knowledge, and get ready to have lots of laughs!

  • Wear closed-toed shoes
  • Bring a water bottle
  • Bring a hat
  • Wear sunscreen

Please note electronics, toys, items of value, etc. should not be on site at any time. The Township of Scugog is not responsible for any lost or stolen items as a result of being brought to the program.

The park and play program is subject to cancellation due to inclement weather and heat warnings. In the event of sudden severe weather, parents/guardians will be contacted to pick up their children. Parents/guardians must be within a 10-minute distance from the park at all times. Get the most current updates by following our Instagram Page @RecScugog.

  1. Are the children supervised over the lunch hour?

    No there is no supervision during the lunch hour. Children are asked to be picked up or to return home and may return at 1:00 pm for more activities.

  2. Are there washrooms available at each program location?

    Washrooms and access to water are not available at the Apple Valley Park location.  

  3. My child may need to use a puffer or EpiPen at the program. What do I do?

    You must complete the Permission to Administer Medication form that will be provided onsite, send the medication in the original prescribed container, and only send the correct dosage for the day. Any medication should be given to the Park and Play staff directly. 

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