Centre Hastings Parks, Recreation and Culture

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If you find any information on this site that is incorrect or if you would like to add your organization please contact by email: jbitton@centrehastings.com or by phone at: 613-473-4030.

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Parks, Recreation, and Culture Committee:

Mission Statement: To enhance the quality of life for the Municipality of Centre Hastings residents through the promotion of leisure and recreation services.


Coordinates Sports, recreational, and Cultural Activities

  • Reviews schedules of sports, recreational, and cultural activities
  • Makes recommendations on scheduling where possible conflicts may exist
  • Invites all sports, recreational and cultural activities to join and actively participate in the Committee's objectives
  • Conducts research on similar Committees elsewhere, and makes recommendation for ongoing Committee effectiveness

Promotes Participation in such Sports, Recreational and Cultural Activities that Enrich the Community

  • Encourages expansion of existing and new activities
  • Promptly posts all activities on Municipal web site and Skatepark LED Sign and otherwise as deemed appropriate
  • Invites local media to attend and join the Committee

Reviews the Quality of Parks and Facilities

  • Reviews information received in regard to facilities' safety and physical accessibility by all members of the Community
  • Makes recommendations, as appropriate, to the Municipality for maintenance and/or repair/amendment 

Chair: Mike Kerby
Contact Number: 613-473-4030

Committees supporting Parks, Recreation, and Culture:


Arts Centre Hastings Committee:
Contact number: 613-473-4030
Committee Chair, email: rocklit.smith@gmail.com

Canada Day Committee:
Year-round events and activities.
Web Site: www.centrehastings.com

Centre Hastings Non-Motorized Regatta Committee:
Contact Number:   Karen Jones, 613 473 0048 or email.
or Harry Quart 613-473-1176 handkquart@sympatico.ca

Centre Hastings Non-Motorized Regatta
The Regatta is a free event open to all ages, and there are great prizes. The Regatta is the perfect opportunity to ride the waters of Moira Lake in your own boat, or use one of the boats provided at the Regatta. The Regatta takes place at the Kiwanis Beach on Highway 62 just south of Madoc on the second Saturday in July. Everyone is welcome for free family fun.

Comfort Country:
The ComfortCountry destination marketing brand is designed for tourists looking to experience the charm of small town Ontario. Find out what’s going on in your community in the event and activity calendars.
Email: coordinator@comfortcountry.ca
Website: www.comfortcountry.ca

Friends of the Madoc Public Library:
Contact: The Bookworm used book store.
613-473-1959 or 613-473-5296
Web Site: www.madocpubliclibrary.com/about/friends

Huntingdon Park and Recreation Committee:
Chair: Mike Kerby

Madoc Agricultural Society:
General Inquiries Contact Nancy Sorg 613-473-3125
The Fall Fair takes place the third weekend in September, at the Madoc & District Arena, on Cooper Road.
Web Site: www.madocfair.ca

Madoc Canadian Heritage Music & Arts Festival:
Contact Number: 613-490-6000
Email: info@madocfestival.com
Web Site: www.madocfestival.com

O'Hara Mills Volunteer Association:

Contact Number: 613-967-2466.

Web Site: www.ohara-mill.org

Parent Teacher Association:
Madoc Public School: 32 Baldwin St. Madoc, Ontario

Pool Committee

Santa Claus Parade Committee:
Contact: Leigh Anne Lavender
Madoc & District Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 669
Madoc, On K0K 2K0
(613) 473-1616
Always looking for volunteers.

Kiwanis Boat Launch
Kiwanis Shoreline & Boat Launch Home of the Annual Non-Motorized Regatta

Centre Hastings Park
Centre Hastings Park

O'Hara Mill Homestead
O'Hara Mill Homestead

Huntingdon Youth Park
Huntingdon Youth Park


Centre Hastings Arts Centre
Arts Centre Hastings

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