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View Facility Availability Online

View facility availability online by visiting our Online Program Registration website.

Interested in booking a facility? Complete our online Facility Booking Request Form.

Upon completion of the Facility Booking Request Form, you will receive confirmation of your request from a representative of the Facility Booking Office within two (2) business days.

Please note: if you are a representative from a User Group please ensure you are completing the appropriate Ice Request, Arena Floor Request or Sports Field Request Form.

Arenas and Ice Rentals

COVID-19 update: Effective September 22, 2021 proof of vaccination may be required to access facilities. Refer to the City of Kawartha Lakes Proof of Vaccination Protocols for further details or e-mail the Facility Booking Office.

We operate 9 artificial ice surfaces in 7 Arenas. All of our Arenas are single pad except for the Lindsay Recreation Complex which has two ice surfaces. We have ice surfaces available for rent all year long and from April to August ice pads are also available to rent for non-ice events such as lacrosse, floor hockey and large special events.

Browse our arenas and ice pads online to find the perfect location for your next game or special event.

Interested in booking an Arena or Ice?

Complete the online Facility Booking Request Form. Upon completion of the Facility Booking Request Form, you will receive confirmation of your request from a representative of the Facility Booking Office within two (2) business days.

For further information contact the Facility Booking Office via e-mail: facilitybooking@kawarthalakes.ca

Ice Request Form

To ensure that access to its facilities is fair and equitable for all of its existing and potential users. The City has established an allocation process will take place before each ice season with the following considerations:

  • A coordinated allocation of its various facilities to make the most effective and efficient use of facilities
  • To provide appropriate time slots and opportunities for all levels and types of users
  • To promote and allow growth toward maximum utilization of facilities
  • To service the demand and warranted change resulting from changing demographics and recreation/leisure trends by maintaining sufficient flexibility of scheduling
  • To accommodate local community user groups
  • To establish clear priority listing for allocation of available facility time

For further information refer to the City of Kawartha Lakes Revised Ice Facility Allocation Management Directive.

Ice Request Packages:

Contact the Facility Booking Office for further details.

Allocation Process:

Ice Allocations are processed through the Facility Booking Office. Once requests are received by the deadline the Supervisors of each facility will go through and allocate ice time based on the priority listing located in the City of Kawartha Lakes Revised Ice Facility Allocation Management Directive.

Once ice has been allocated, contracts will be created and emailed to each user group. Contracts must be reviewed, signed and returned to the Facility Booking Office by a specified due date in order to have a firm booking. Failure to do so could result in the ice time being allocated to someone else.

For further information regarding Ice Allocations please contact:

City of Kawartha Lakes Parks, Recreation and Culture Division

Facility Booking Office

Telephone: 705-324-9411 extension 1226

E-mail the Facility Booking Office

City of Kawartha Lakes Ice Use Protocols - effective November 1, 2021

As the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak continues to evolve, health and safety is our number one priority. To ensure the health and safety of the community cooperation is required from everyone.

Safety measures in place include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Screening before entering the facility
  • Physical distancing
  • Hand sanitization upon entry and exit of the facility
    • Designated entrance/exit to the facility, using directional floor markers to support physical distancing
    • Enhanced cleaning of the facility following each ice rental
    • Designated COVID-19 Representative provided by each ice user group

In order to ensure a safe return to facility utilization the following protocols have been adopted for ice user groups, participants and spectators.

Ice Use Protocols:

  • Mask/face covering must be worn while in the facility, except for on-ice activity. Bench staff must wear a mask/face covering.
  • Signage and physical distancing markers have been posted to discourage congregating.
  • Dressing Rooms must be vacated no more than 20 minutes after the end of the ice rental time for participants or spectators.
  • Utilize designated dressing rooms. Masks must be worn while in the dressing room. Showers will be available for use.
  • Spectator numbers are increased to regular capacity limits of the arena area.
  • Use designated washroom facilities.
    • All user groups must record the name, contact information, screening question answers, and vaccination check of every member of the public who attends (participants, officials, bench staff and spectators) and maintain the record for a period of at least one month.

It is required that program/league administrators complete a COVID-19 Safety Plan online describing the steps being taken to adhere to all regulations and requirements including distancing and crowd control.  The final plan should be shared with all participants (athletes, parents or guardians, coaches, volunteers, spectators).

Consequences of not following Protocols:

If it is determined that user groups and their respective participants/members are not adhering to the Protocols, the progressive discipline steps detailed below will be followed:

First Offense – Loss of Ice Time – written communication, loss of one ice time for user group at the group’s expense

Second Offense – Loss of Ice Time - written communication, loss of three ice times for user group at the group’s expense

Third Offense – Loss of Ice Time - written communication, loss of five ice times for user group at the group’s expense

Fourth Offense – Ice Booking Privileges Revoked – written communication, loss of booking privileges for at least the remainder of the season.

There will be Zero Tolerance.

Progressive discipline penalties may be extended into the future season.

Downloadable Documents:

For further information regarding Ice Use Protocols please contact:

City of Kawartha Lakes Parks, Recreation and Culture Division

Facility Booking Office

50 Wolfe Street, Lindsay, ON

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Telephone: 705-324-9411 extension 1226

Fax: 705-878-9388

E-mail the Facility Booking Office

City of Kawartha Lakes Ice Use Protocols COVID-19 Representative - effective November 1, 2021

As part of the Ice User Protocols each ice user group must appoint one COVID-19 Representative for each rental. If this responsibility is not completed the user group may lose ice booking privileges.

COVID-19 Representative Responsibilities

This person is responsible for the following tasks and cannot be on the ice providing instruction:

  • Ensure the group is following the COVID-19 Safety Plan.
  • Maintain a log of all people who enter the facility, including name, contact information, date and time (includes all participants, spectators, volunteers) to facilitate contact tracing. Perform active screening of participants/people entering facility prior to entry. Record the answers to the screening questions and based on the responses allow people to enter the facility. Retain the log for 30 days after the booking. Please refer to the provincial screening tool.
  • Ensure applicable patrons entering the facility meet proof of vaccination requirements as outlined in the City of Kawartha Lakes Proof of Vaccination Protocols.
  • Ensure all participants utilize the designated entrance and exit. 
  • Ensure the assigned dressing rooms are used by the participants.
  • Encourage user group to adhere to physical distancing standards.
  • Ensure each participant/person is wearing a mask as they enter the facility and while in the building excluding while on the ice.
  • Ensure that all participants have vacated the dressing room(s) no later than 20 minutes after the ice time is completed. Loitering in any area of the facility is not permitted. 
  • Ensure that all municipal and provincial protocols are being followed.

Downloadable Documents:

For further information regarding Ice Use Protocols please contact:

City of Kawartha Lakes Parks, Recreation and Culture Division

Facility Booking Office

50 Wolfe Street, Lindsay, ON

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Telephone: 705-324-9411 extension 1226

Fax: 705-878-9388

E-mail the Facility Booking Office

2021 Ice Rental Rates

A 25% premium will be applied to non-resident rentals. All prices are subject to change without notice. Bookings are based on availability.

Standard - Prime Time Rate

This rate applies to all ice surface rentals at all Arenas on Saturdays and Sundays and ice surface rentals later than 5:00pm at all Arenas with the exception of the Lindsay Recreation Complex.

$154.70 per hour plus HST

Minor Rate

This is a special rate that only applies to Minor Groups for ice surface rentals at all Arenas on Saturdays and Sundays and later than 5:00pm Monday through Friday with the exception of the Lindsay Recreation Complex.

$129 per hour plus HST

Non-Prime Time Rate

This rate applies to residents for all ice surface rentals from 7:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday.

$117.30 per hour plus HST

Lindsay Recreation Complex - Prime Time Rate

This rate applies to all Saturday and Sunday ice rentals and ice rentals after 5:00pm Monday through Friday at the Lindsay Recreation Complex from September through March.

$193.20 per hour plus HST

Lindsay Recreation Complex - Standard Rate - Spring and Summer (April-August)

This rate applies to all ice rentals at the Lindsay Recreation Complex during the months of April through August.

$206.10 per hour plus HST

Lindsay Recreation Complex - Minor Rate- Spring and Summer (April-August)

This is a special rate that only applies to resident Minor groups at the Lindsay Recreation Complex during the months of April through August.

$144.40 per hour plus HST

Arena Floor Rentals

During the off-season months, Arena Floors are available for rentals for sports and special events. such as ball hockey. All Arena floor bookings are coordinated through the Facility Booking Office.

Arena Floor Request Form

Arena Floor Request Form:

Contact the Facility Booking Office for further details.

Allocation Process:

Requests will be reviewed and allocated in March. Contracts are necessary for all scheduled arena floor use and will be sent out in March/April. Contracts must be signed and returned to the Facility Booking Office.

For further information regarding Ice Allocations please contact:

City of Kawartha Lakes Parks, Recreation and Culture Division

Facility Booking Office

Telephone: 705-324-9411 extension 1226

E-mail the Facility Booking Office

2021 Arena Floor Rates

A 25% premium will be applied to non-resident rentals. All prices are subject to change without notice. Bookings are based on availability.

Daily Rate

$1032 plus HST for Standard rentals

$645 plus HST for Minor sports

Hourly Rate

A 4 hour maximum rental time applies to receive the hourly rate.

$85.30 per hour plus HST for Standard rentals

$71.10 per hour plus HST for Minor sports

 

Park and Picnic Shelter Rentals

Park Rentals

Many of our Parks offer great opportunities for outdoor events of all types. Park rental rates are based on the nature and size of your event. Please contact the Facility Booking Office at 705-324-9411 extension 1226 to confirm pricing.

All rates are subject to change and do not include any extra incidental fees or liability insurance.

Picnic Shelter Rentals

Browse our Picnic Shelters online to find the perfect location to host your next event.

Interested in booking a Picnic Shelter?

New! Book your Picnic Shelter online. Visit our Online Registration website to view availability and reserve your Picnic Shelter online. Upon completion, you will receive confirmation of your request from a representative of the Facility Booking Office within two (2) business days.

Book a Picnic Shelter Online

Picnic Shelter Locations

Bobcaygeon

  • Riverview Park - 16 River Park Road, Bobcaygeon (2 shelters on site)
  • Tommy Anderson Park - 94 Dunn Street, Bobcaygeon

Cambray

  • Cambray Ball Park - 2255 Elm Tree Road, Cambray

Coboconk

  • Coboconk Lions Park - 9 Grandy Road, Coboconk

Fenelon Falls

  • Garnet Graham Park - 98 Francis Street, Fenelon Falls

Lindsay 

  • Elgin Park - 162 Angeline Street North, Lindsay
  • Memorial Park - 515 Lindsay Street South, Lindsay (4 shelters on site)
  • Nayoro Park - 45 Durham Street East, Lindsay
  • Old Mill Park - 16 Kent Street East, Lindsay
  • Victoria Park - 210 Kent Street West, Lindsay

Little Britain 

  • Little Britain Community Centre - 9 Arena Road, Little Britain

Oakwood

  • Oakwood Community Centre - 1010 Eldon Road, Oakwood

Omemee

  • Emily Omemee Community Centre -212 Sturgeon Road, Omemee
  • Omemee Beach Park - Rutland Street East & George Street, Omemee

Ops

  • Ops Community Centre - 2569 Highway 7, Lindsay

Community Hall Rentals

Please note: Only select Community Halls will be available for rent until further notice due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Contact the Facility Booking Office to confirm Hall availability.

COVID-19 update: Effective September 22, 2021 Proof of vaccination may be required to access facilities. Refer to the City of Kawartha Lakes Proof of Vaccination Protocols for further details or e-mail the Facility Booking Office.

We have a wide range of Community Centres and Halls to host your special occasion of any size. Browse our Community Centres and Halls online to find the perfect location to host your next event.

Interested in booking a Community Centre or Hall?

Complete the online Facility Booking Request Form. Upon completion of the Facility Booking Request Form, you will receive confirmation of your request from a representative of the Facility Booking Office within two (2) business days.

Events taking place in a Municipal Facility that will be serving alcohol will be required to adhere to the Alcohol Management on Municipal Premises Policy and will require mandatory Liquor Liability Insurance.

City of Kawartha Lakes Indoor Hall Use Protocols - effective October 25, 2021

As the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak continues to evolve, health and safety is our number one priority. To ensure the health and safety of the community cooperation is required from everyone.

Measures in place include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Screening before entering the facility
  • Hand sanitization upon entry and exit of the facility
    • Designated entrance/exit to the facility, using directional floor markers to support physical distancing
    • Enhanced cleaning of the facility following each rental
    • Designated COVID-19 Representative provided by each user group
    • Proof of Vaccination required to access facilities as outlined in the City of Kawartha Lakes Proof of Vaccination Protocols.

In order to ensure a safe return to facility utilization the following protocols have been adopted for user groups and participants.  These protocols, along with the directives outlined in the Reopening Ontario: Roadmap Exit Step, must be adhered to.

Facility Use Protocols:

  • If your event will have dancing, capacity is reduced to 25% capacity, and there must be a designated dance floor.
  • If the event is unstaffed/not monitored the maximum capacity is 25.
  • Individuals must answer screening questions and verify proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 upon entry.
  • Record the name, contact, screening question answers and vaccination status information of every member of the public who attends the event.
  • Retain the records for a period of at least 1 month.
  • Food may be served.
  • Masks must be worn inside and may only be removed to eat and drink when seated at a table.
  • Tables must be assigned, people cannot sit at multiple tables throughout the event.
  • A COVID-19 Safety Plan is required and must be submitted online, before the event, by the event organizer.
  • The event organizer will need to have a COVID-19 Representative who will be responsible for making sure that everyone is following the rules outlined in the Safety Plan.

Complete a Halls and Events Safety Plan here

Downloadable Documents:

For further information regarding the Halls and Events Safety Form please contact:

City of Kawartha Lakes Parks, Recreation and Culture Division

Facility Booking Office

50 Wolfe Street, Lindsay, ON

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Telephone: 705-324-9411 extension 1226

Fax: 705-878-9388

Ball Diamonds, Sports Field and Court Rentals

The City of Kawartha Lakes has a variety of ball diamonds, sports fields and tennis courts available for rent. Facilities are typically available May through October.

Browse our Ball Diamonds, Sports Fields and Tennis Courts online to find the perfect location your next game.

Interested in booking a Ball Diamond, Sports Field or Court?

Contact the Facility Booking Office

Upon completion of the Facility Booking Request Form, you will receive confirmation of your request from a representative of the Facility Booking Office within two (2) business days.

Ball Diamond and Athletic Field Request Form

Ball Diamond and Athletic Field Request Form:

Contact the Facility Booking Office for further information.

Allocation Process:

Requests will be reviewed and allocated by the appropriate Supervisors. Contracts are necessary for all scheduled ball diamond or athletic field use and will be sent out once allocations are complete. Contracts must be signed and returned to the Facility Booking Office. 

Downloadable Documents:

For further information regarding Ball Diamond and Athletic Field Requests please contact:

City of Kawartha Lakes Parks, Recreation and Culture Division

Facility Booking Office

E-mail: facilitybooking@kawarthalakes.ca

Telephone: 705-324-9411 extension 1226

Athletic Field Rental Fees

Class A Athletic Fields:

Wilson Fields, Optimist Soccer Park, Kawartha Park, George Street Park, Little Britain and Sylvester Park.

Service: Lined every 2 weeks, L1 grass maintenance

2021 Adult Rates:

Game: $38.80

Tournament: $129.90

(Tournament fee is based on per diamond/per field day)

2021 Minor Rates:

Game:$19.60

Tournament: $ 64.60

(Tournament fee is based on a per diamond/per field day)

Class B Athletic Fields:

Neighbourhood Parks, Legion Park, Oakwood and Auden Park.

Service: Lined, L2 grass maintenance

2021 Adult Rates:

Game: $25.80

Tournament: $ 58.10

(Tournament fee is based on a per diamond/per field day)

2021 Minor Rates:

Game: $13

Tournament: $29.20

(Tournament fee is based on per diamond/per field per day)

All fees subject to change. Contact the Facility Booking Office to confirm pricing. All fees subject to applicable taxes. Each single field booking is considered to be a maximum of two hours in length. Extra fees include lighting at $13.20 per game.

Ball Diamond Rental Fees
Class A Ball Diamonds:

Wilson Fields (1-6), Fenelon Falls (1,2), Bobcaygeon (1,2), Little Britain (1-3), Oakwood (1,2), Woodville (1), Ops (1,2) and Emily/Omemee.

Service: Dragged once per day, L1 grass maintenance.

2021 Adult Rates:

Game: $45.20

Tournament: $129.20

(Tournament fee is based on per diamond/field per day)

2021 Minor Rates:

Game: $22.80

Tournament: $64.60

(Tournament fee is based on per diamond/field per day)

Class B Ball Diamonds:

Valentia and Memorial Park

Service: Dragged once a week, no lining, L1 grass maintenance.

2021 Adult Rates:

Game: $32.30

Tournament: $96.90

(Tournament fee is based on per diamond/field per day)

2021 Minor Rates:

Game: $16.30

Tournament: $48.60

(Tournament fee is based on per diamond/field per day)

Class C Ball Diamonds:

Neighbourhood Parks, Coboconk Legion Park, George Street Park, Wilson Fields (7), Woodville (2), Ops (3), Oakwood (3), Cameron, Norland and Cambray.

Service: Could be dragged up to three times per season, L1 or L2 grass maintenance.

2021 Adult Rates:

Game: $19.60

Tournament: $58.10

(Tournament fee is based on per diamond/field per day)

2021 Minor Rates:

Game: $9.80

Tournament: $29.20

(Tournament fee is based on per diamond/field per day)

All fees subject to change. Contact the Facility Booking Office to confirm pricing. All fees subject to applicable taxes. Each single field booking is considered to be a maximum of two hours in length. Extra fees include lighting at $13.20 per game.

Pool Rentals

You can visit the Pools and Swimming section of our website to learn more about the Forbert Memorial Pool and the Pools at the Lindsay Recreation Complex.

Interested in booking the pool?

To book the Forbert Memorial Pool call 705-738-5858

To book the Lindsay Recreation Complex Pools call 705-324-9112 extension 1558

For further information on Pool Rentals e-mail the Aquatics Coordinator or call 705-324-9411 extension 1558.

COVID-19 Protocols

The City of Kawartha Lakes has implemented specific COVID-19 Protocols to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all participants and patrons. For further details on affected municipal services, visit the COVID-19 page.

City of Kawartha Lakes Ice Use Protocols - effective November 1, 2021

As the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak continues to evolve, health and safety is our number one priority. To ensure the health and safety of the community cooperation is required from everyone.

Safety measures in place include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Screening before entering the facility
  • Physical distancing
  • Hand sanitization upon entry and exit of the facility
    • Designated entrance/exit to the facility, using directional floor markers to support physical distancing
    • Enhanced cleaning of the facility following each ice rental
    • Designated COVID-19 Representative provided by each ice user group

In order to ensure a safe return to facility utilization the following protocols have been adopted for ice user groups, participants and spectators.

Ice Use Protocols

  • Mask/face covering must be worn while in the facility, except for on-ice activity. Bench staff must wear a mask/face covering.
  • Signage and physical distancing markers have been posted to discourage congregating.
  • Dressing Rooms must be vacated no more than 20 minutes after the end of the ice rental time for participants or spectators.
  • Utilize designated dressing rooms. Masks must be worn while in the dressing room. Showers will be available for use.
  • Spectator numbers are increased to regular capacity limits of the arena area.
  • Use designated washroom facilities.
    • All user groups must record the name, contact information, screening question answers, and vaccination check of every member of the public who attends (participants, officials, bench staff and spectators) and maintain the record for a period of at least one month.

It is required that program/league administrators complete a COVID-19 Safety Plan online describing the steps being taken to adhere to all regulations and requirements including distancing and crowd control.  The final plan should be shared with all participants (athletes, parents or guardians, coaches, volunteers, spectators).

Consequences of not following Protocols

If it is determined that user groups and their respective participants/members are not adhering to the Protocols, the progressive discipline steps detailed below will be followed:

First Offense – Loss of Ice Time – written communication, loss of one ice time for user group at the group’s expense

Second Offense – Loss of Ice Time - written communication, loss of three ice times for user group at the group’s expense

Third Offense – Loss of Ice Time - written communication, loss of five ice times for user group at the group’s expense

Fourth Offense – Ice Booking Privileges Revoked – written communication, loss of booking privileges for at least the remainder of the season.

There will be Zero Tolerance.

Progressive discipline penalties may be extended into the future season.

Downloadable Documents:

For further information regarding Ice Use Protocols please contact:

City of Kawartha Lakes Parks, Recreation and Culture Division

Facility Booking Office

50 Wolfe Street, Lindsay, ON

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Telephone: 705-324-9411 extension 1226

Fax: 705-878-9388

E-mail the Facility Booking Office

City of Kawartha Lakes COVID-19 Ice Use Protocols COVID-19 Representative Protocols - Effective November 1, 2021

As part of the Ice User protocols each ice user group must appoint one COVID-19 Representative for each rental.  If this responsibility is not completed the user group may lose ice booking privileges.

COVID-19 Representative Responsibilities

This person is responsible for the following tasks and cannot be on the ice providing instruction:

  • Ensure the group is following the COVID-19 Safety Plan.
  • Maintain a log of all people who enter the facility, including name, contact information, date and time (includes all participants, spectators, volunteers) to facilitate contact tracing. Perform active screening of participants/people entering facility prior to entry. Record the answers to the screening questions and based on the responses allow people to enter the facility. Retain the log for 30 days after the booking. Please refer to the provincial screening tool.
  • Ensure applicable patrons entering the facility meet proof of vaccination requirements as outlined in the City of Kawartha Lakes Proof of Vaccination Protocols.
  • Ensure all participants utilize the designated entrance and exit. 
  • Ensure the assigned dressing rooms are used by the participants.  Plan to coordinate the participants according to the maximum number of people permitted in a dressing room.
  • Ensure the user group is adhering to physical distancing standards.
  • Ensure there are no more than 40 on-ice participants.
  • Ensure there are no more than 10 coaching staff and officials.
  • Ensure there are no more than 80 spectators, with the exception of the Lindsay Recreation Complex Pad 1 which will permit 200 spectators.
  • Ensure each participant/person is wearing a mask as they enter the facility and while in the building excluding while on the ice.
  • Ensure the user group is adhering to the ice pad traffic flow plan.
  • Plan to have all participants/people ready to enter the building no earlier than 15 minutes prior to going on the ice.  Once attendance and screening logs are completed outside of the facility, the group would enter the facility ready to go on the ice.
  • Ensure that all participants have vacated the dressing room(s) no later than 10 minutes after the ice time is completed. Loitering in any area of the facility is not permitted. 
  • Ensure that all municipal and provincial protocols are being followed.

Downloadable Documents:

For further information regarding Ice Use Protocols please contact:

City of Kawartha Lakes Parks, Recreation and Culture Division

Facility Booking Office

50 Wolfe Street, Lindsay, ON

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Telephone: 705-324-9411 extension 1226

Fax: 705-878-9388

E-mail the Facility Booking Offic

As part of the Ice User Protocols each ice user group must appoint one COVID-19 Representative for each rental.  If this responsibility is not completed the user group may lose ice booking privileges.

COVID-19 Representative Responsibilities

This person is responsible for the following tasks and cannot be on the ice providing instruction:

  • Ensure the group is following the COVID-19 Safety Plan.
  • Maintain a log of all people who enter the facility, including name, contact information, date and time (includes all participants, spectators, volunteers) to facilitate contact tracing. Perform active screening of participants/people entering facility prior to entry. Record the answers to the screening questions and based on the responses allow people to enter the facility. Retain the log for 30 days after the booking. Please refer to the provincial screening tool.
  • Ensure applicable patrons entering the facility meet proof of vaccination requirements as outlined in the City of Kawartha Lakes Proof of Vaccination Protocols.
  • Ensure all participants utilize the designated entrance and exit. 
  • Ensure the assigned dressing rooms are used by the participants.
  • Encourage user group to adhere to physical distancing standards.
  • Ensure each participant/person is wearing a mask as they enter the facility and while in the building excluding while on the ice.
  • Ensure that all participants have vacated the dressing room(s) no later than 20 minutes after the ice time is completed. Loitering in any area of the facility is not permitted. 
  • Ensure that all municipal and provincial protocols are being followed.

Downloadable Documents:

For further information regarding Ice Use Protocols please contact:

City of Kawartha Lakes Parks, Recreation and Culture Division

Facility Booking Office

50 Wolfe Street, Lindsay, ON

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Telephone: 705-324-9411 extension 1226

Fax: 705-878-9388

E-mail the Facility Booking Office

As part of the Ice User protocols each ice user group must appoint one COVID-19 Representative for each rental.  If this responsibility is not completed the user group may lose ice booking privileges.

COVID-19 Representative Responsibilities

This person is responsible for the following tasks and cannot be on the ice providing instruction:

  • Ensure the group is following the COVID-19 Safety Plan.
  • Maintain a log of all people who enter the facility, including name, contact information, date and time (includes all participants, spectators, volunteers) to facilitate contact tracing. Perform active screening of participants/people entering facility prior to entry. Record the answers to the screening questions and based on the responses allow people to enter the facility. Retain the log for 30 days after the booking. Please refer to the provincial screening tool.
  • Ensure applicable patrons entering the facility meet proof of vaccination requirements as outlined in the City of Kawartha Lakes Proof of Vaccination Protocols.
  • Ensure all participants utilize the designated entrance and exit. 
  • Ensure the assigned dressing rooms are used by the participants.  Plan to coordinate the participants according to the maximum number of people permitted in a dressing room.
  • Ensure the user group is adhering to physical distancing standards.
  • Ensure there are no more than 40 on-ice participants.
  • Ensure there are no more than 10 coaching staff and officials.
  • Ensure there are no more than 80 spectators, with the exception of the Lindsay Recreation Complex Pad 1 which will permit 200 spectators.
  • Ensure each participant/person is wearing a mask as they enter the facility and while in the building excluding while on the ice.
  • Ensure the user group is adhering to the ice pad traffic flow plan.
  • Plan to have all participants/people ready to enter the building no earlier than 15 minutes prior to going on the ice.  Once attendance and screening logs are completed outside of the facility, the group would enter the facility ready to go on the ice.
  • Ensure that all participants have vacated the dressing room(s) no later than 10 minutes after the ice time is completed. Loitering in any area of the facility is not permitted. 
  • Ensure that all municipal and provincial protocols are being followed.

Downloadable Documents:

For further information regarding Ice Use Protocols please contact:

City of Kawartha Lakes Parks, Recreation and Culture Division

Facility Booking Office

50 Wolfe Street, Lindsay, ON

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Telephone: 705-324-9411 extension 1226

Fax: 705-878-9388

E-mail the Facility Booking Office

As part of the Ice User protocols each ice user group must appoint one COVID-19 Representative for each rental.  If this responsibility is not completed the user group may lose ice booking privileges.

COVID-19 Representative Responsibilities

This person is responsible for the following tasks and cannot be on the ice providing instruction:

  • Ensure the group is following the COVID-19 Safety Plan.
  • Maintain a log of all people who enter the facility, including name, contact information, date and time (includes all participants, spectators, volunteers) to facilitate contact tracing. Perform active screening of participants/people entering facility prior to entry. Record the answers to the screening questions and based on the responses allow people to enter the facility. Retain the log for 30 days after the booking. Please refer to the provincial screening tool.
  • Ensure applicable patrons entering the facility meet proof of vaccination requirements as outlined in the City of Kawartha Lakes Proof of Vaccination Protocols.
  • Ensure all participants utilize the designated entrance and exit. 
  • Ensure the assigned dressing rooms are used by the participants.  Plan to coordinate the participants according to the maximum number of people permitted in a dressing room.
  • Ensure the user group is adhering to physical distancing standards.
  • Ensure there are no more than 40 on-ice participants.
  • Ensure there are no more than 10 coaching staff and officials.
  • Ensure there are no more than 80 spectators, with the exception of the Lindsay Recreation Complex Pad 1 which will permit 200 spectators.
  • Ensure each participant/person is wearing a mask as they enter the facility and while in the building excluding while on the ice.
  • Ensure the user group is adhering to the ice pad traffic flow plan.
  • Plan to have all participants/people ready to enter the building no earlier than 15 minutes prior to going on the ice.  Once attendance and screening logs are completed outside of the facility, the group would enter the facility ready to go on the ice.
  • Ensure that all participants have vacated the dressing room(s) no later than 10 minutes after the ice time is completed. Loitering in any area of the facility is not permitted. 
  • Ensure that all municipal and provincial protocols are being followed.

Downloadable Documents:

For further information regarding Ice Use Protocols please contact:

City of Kawartha Lakes Parks, Recreation and Culture Division

Facility Booking Office

50 Wolfe Street, Lindsay, ON

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Telephone: 705-324-9411 extension 1226

Fax: 705-878-9388

E-mail the Facility Booking Office

COVID-19 Arena Safety Plan - effective July 26, 2021

Effective July 26, 2021, all users will be required to submit a COVID-19 Arena Safety Plan prior to being permitted ice use.

A COVID-19 Safety Plan must be completed and approved by the Kawartha Lakes Parks, Recreation and Culture Division prior to facility usage. The Safety Plan should be completed with the understanding that the Haliburton-Kawartha-Pine Ridge District Health Unit is following the Reopening Ontario: Roadmap Exit Step Framework.

Prior to completing a COVID-19 Arena Safety Plan, please follow the steps below to assist you in completion of your plan:

1. Review the current City of Kawartha Lakes Ice User Protocols

2. Review the current City of Kawartha Lakes COVID-19 Representative Responsibilities

3. Review the appropriate facility Directional Flow Map(s)

4. Review Reopening Ontario: Roadmap Exit Step Framework

5. Ensure you are compliant with your national or provincial sporting organization

 Complete an COVID-19 Arena Safety Plan here

 For further information regarding COVID-19 Arena Safety Plans please contact:

City of Kawartha Lakes Parks, Recreation and Culture Division

Facility Booking Office

50 Wolfe Street, Lindsay, ON

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Telephone: 705-324-9411 extension 1226

E-mail the Facility Booking Office

City of Kawartha Lakes Indoor Hall Use Protocols - effective October 25, 2021

As the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak continues to evolve, health and safety is our number one priority. To ensure the health and safety of the community cooperation is required from everyone.

Measures in place include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Screening before entering the facility
  • Hand sanitization upon entry and exit of the facility
    • Designated entrance/exit to the facility, using directional floor markers to support physical distancing
    • Enhanced cleaning of the facility following each rental
    • Designated COVID-19 Representative provided by each user group
    • Proof of Vaccination required to access facilities as outlined in the City of Kawartha Lakes Proof of Vaccination Protocols.

In order to ensure a safe return to facility utilization the following protocols have been adopted for user groups and participants. These protocols, along with the directives outlined in the Reopening Ontario: Roadmap Exit Step, must be adhered to.

Facility Use Protocols:

  • If your event will have dancing, capacity is reduced to 25% capacity, and there must be a designated dance floor.
  • If the event is unstaffed/not monitored the maximum capacity is 25.
  • Individuals must answer screening questions and verify proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 upon entry.
  • Record the name, contact, screening question answers and vaccination status information of every member of the public who attends the event.
  • Retain the records for a period of at least 1 month.
  • Food may be served.
  • Masks must be worn inside and may only be removed to eat and drink when seated at a table.
  • Tables must be assigned, people cannot sit at multiple tables throughout the event.
  • A COVID-19 Safety Plan is required and must be submitted online, before the event, by the event organizer.
  • The event organizer will need to have a COVID-19 Representative who will be responsible for making sure that everyone is following the rules outlined in the Safety Plan.

Complete a Halls and Events Safety Plan here

Downloadable Documents:

For further information regarding the Halls and Events Safety Form please contact:

City of Kawartha Lakes Parks, Recreation and Culture Division

Facility Booking Office

50 Wolfe Street, Lindsay, ON

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Telephone: 705-324-9411 extension 1226

Fax: 705-878-9388

E-mail the Facility Booking Office

Halls and Events COVID-19 Safety Plan - Effective July 26, 2021

Before any event or facility rental takes place, a Halls and Events COVID-19 Safety Plan must be developed to ensure all relevant public health guidelines and requirements are in place to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19.

A COVID-19 Safety Plan must be completed and approved by the Kawartha Lakes Parks, Recreation and Culture Division prior to facility access. This Safety Plan should be completed with the understanding that the Haliburton-Kawartha-Pine Ridge District Health Unit is following Reopening Ontario: Roadmap Exit Step framework.

Please follow the steps below to assist you in completing the Halls and Events Safety Plan:

  1. Review the current City of Kawartha Lakes Indoor Hall Use Protocols
  2. Review Reopening Ontario: Roadmap Exit Step Framework
  3. Complete the Halls and Events Safety Plan Form below and “submit” for review and approval.

Please be advised Proof of Vaccination will be required to access municipal halls, arenas and recreation facilities as outlined in the City of Kawartha Lakes Proof of Vaccination Protocols. For details contact the Facility Booking Office by e-mailing: facilitybooking@kawarthalakes.ca or by calling 705-324-9411 extension 1226.

Complete a Halls and Events COVID-19 Safety Plan here

 For further information regarding COVID-19 Arena Safety Plans please contact:

City of Kawartha Lakes Parks, Recreation and Culture Division

Facility Booking Office

50 Wolfe Street, Lindsay, ON

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Telephone: 705-324-9411 extension 1226

E-mail the Facility Booking Office

For further information contact the Facility Booking Office by e-mail or by calling 705-324-9411 extension 1226.

For more information contact the Facility Booking Office:

Office address: 50 Wolfe Street Lindsay ON, K9V 2J2

Office hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm (please note, the Facility Booking Office is currently open by appointment only at this time.)

Phone: 705-324-9411 extension 1226

E-mail the Facility Booking Office

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