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Leisure Programs and Events

Spring 2019 Community Guide Cover

A complete list of current leisure and drop in programs can be found in the latest edition of the Kawartha Lakes Community Guide.

A number of our drop in programs allow for you to drop in for an activity when you have time with no pre-registration required.

Browse all leisure programs being offered in Spring 2019. 

Spring 2019 Program Registration begins online Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 9:00am

In person registration begins Monday, March 4, 2019 at 8:30am at the Parks, Recreation and Culture Administration Office located at 50 Wolfe Street, Lindsay.

Leisure Programs:

Badminton -  Drop In Program

Drop in for some fun and exercise playing recreational badminton. All levels of play are welcome in this relaxed environment. Six courts are available for play on the main floor of the Victoria Park Armoury, Lindsay.

Shuttles are provided. Participants are asked to bring clean indoor athletic shoes and a badminton racquet.

Instruction is not provided for this drop in program.

Occasional cancellations happen. Calendars are available by contacting a Community Development Coordinator.

Winter 2019 Program:

Tuesdays 10:30am - 12:00pm (January 8, 2019 - April 2, 2019)

Wednesdays 7:30pm - 9:00pm  (January 2, 2019 - April 3, 2019)

Location: Victoria Park Armoury, Lindsay

Cost: $4.50 per person/day

 

Spring 2019 Program:

Tuesdays 10:30am - 12:00pm (April 2 - May 14, 2019)

Wednesdays 7:30pm - 9:00pm (April 3 - May 16, 2019)

Location: Victoria Park Armoury, Lindsay

Cost: $4.50 per person/day

 

This is a drop in program, pre-registration is not required.

For more information regarding these programs call 705-324-9411 extension 1307 or e-mail a Community Development Coordinator.

Porch Welcome Sign Workshop

Join Robyn Barton of Signs and Wine Workshops for a session of sign making (sorry, no wine) and refreshments.  Enjoy an evening of fun and creativity and take home a masterpiece to display. Supplies included in fee.

Porch Welcome Sign Making Workshop

Start Date: Thursday, March 21, 2019

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Victoria Park Armoury, North End Room - Lindsay

Cost: $80.00 + HST per person

Register online for this program or for more information call 705-324-9411 extension 1307 or e-mail a Community Development Coordinator.

Senior Men's Slo-Pitch (Ages 55+)

This recreational level softball is for men ages 55+ interested in 'slo-pitch' for fun and exercise.  This friendly, non-competitive league drafts balanced teams annually.

New players are welcome and may register any time through the season by contacting the Covenor.

Spring/Summer 2019 Session:

Registration begins at 9:30am on Monday, May 13 at Wilson Fields, Lindsay in the Diamond 2 Shelter.

Date: Mondays May 13 - September 9, 2019

Time: 10:00am

Cost: $60.00

Fees will include SPO insurance, a team jersey, bats and balls.  Players must provide their own glove and athletic shoes.

Note: there will be no games on holiday Mondays, but will play the Tuesday following.

For more information e-mail the Convenor, Ivan Goodhand or call 705-324-8599

Photography - Introduction to Photographing Flowers

Learn the art of taking great pictures of flowers using nothing more than natural light. You'll learn about the equipment needed, how to shape and control natural light, and how to 'pose' the flower.

Suitable for Digital SLR cameras only. Participants must supply their own cameras.

Spring 2019 Session:

Date: Saturday, June 15, 2019

Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm

Cost: $45.00 + HST per person

Location: Victoria Park Armoury, North End Room. Lindsay

Register Online beginning at 9:00am on March 3, 2019.

To register or for more information call 705-324-9411 extension 1307 or e-mail the Community Development Coordinator.

Photography - Introduction to Digital SLR Camera

Digital Camera technology can be overwhelming. This hands on, comprehensive introduction to digital photography will teach you how to properly use your 'digital single lens reflex (SLR)' camera and improve your pictures.  In this program you will learn:

  • All aspects of your camera's operation and internal settings
  • Proper digital workflow
  • Obtaining proper exposure
  • Which lens to use in various situations
  • How to use your flash properly
  • Shot composition
  • Tips and Tricks

Participants will need to provide their own camera.

Spring 2019 Session:

Date: April 4 - May 23, 2019

Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm

Cost: $120.00 + HST per person

Location: Lindsay Recreation Complex - Community Room

Register Online beginning at 9:00am on March 3, 2019.

To register or for more information call 705-324-9411 extension 1307 or e-mail the Community Development Coordinator.

If you have questions about Leisure programs, please call 705-324-9411 extension 1307 or e-mail the Community Development Coordinator.

Special Events:

2019 Lindsay Milk Run/KL21K Half Marathon

2019 marks the 41st Annual Lindsay Milk Run and the 3rd annual KL21K Half Marathon hosted in partnership with Jamie Schmale, MP Haliburton- Kawartha Lakes - Brock.

This annual event will feature a 5K, 10K and 21K division.

Date: Sunday, July 21, 2019

For more information visit the Lindsay Milk Run web page or e-mail Courtney Boyd, Race Director or call 705-324-9411 extension 1306.

2019 Concerts in the Park

2019 marks the 28th anniversary of our annual summer Concerts in the Park series.

Concerts in the Park provides community members with free outdoor concerts during the summer months. These family oriented concerts provide an opportunity to develop community spirit while enjoying and supporting local musicians.

All concerts take place at the Frank Banks Gazebo in Victoria Park, downtown Lindsay. Concerts are on Wednesday evenings from 7:00pm-9:00pm and Sunday afternoons from 2:00pm-4:00pm between July 3 and August 28, 2019.

For more information visit the Concerts in the Park web page, e-mail Courtney Boyd, Community Development Coordinator or call 705-324-9411 extension 1306.

For questions regarding upcoming special events contact the Community Development Coordinator by e-mail or call 705-324-9411 extension 1306.

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