Facilities & Rentals

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The Parks, Recreation & Culture department makes all its facilities available for rental to individuals, community groups and organizations for meeting, parties, workshops, etc.  

All facility rentals are booked by emailing prcbookings@porthope.ca or calling 905.885.2474 Ext. 3221. This includes Jack Burger Sports Complex, Town Park Recreation Centre, Ruth Clarke Activity Centre, Canton Municipal Office, and all parks.

 If you are looking to book a special event that requires road closures, special permits, outdoor liquor licenses etc, please contact our Special Events Coordinator, Jeannie Maidens at jmaidens@porthope.ca


New Advertising Opportunities

A number of our facilities and parks have the capacity and exposure to provide space for corporations/businesses to promote their goods and services. Spaces are available on arena boards, arena walls, facility lobbies, washrooms, scoreclocks, ball fields etc. Please see our advertising policy for more information. To discuss advertising your business/event, please contact Lisa Filce at lfilce@porthope.ca


Jack Burger Sports Complex

60 Highland Drive, Port Hope, Ontario
p: 905.885.2474 f: 905.885.4293
prcbookings@porthope.ca

The Jack Burger Sports Complex was constructed in 1978 and has had a long standing relationship with the residents of Port Hope and the surrounding area. Included in the facility is a 1200 seat arena, a 25 metre pool, a therapy pool, and whirlpool. As an authorized provider of Red Cross and Lifesaving Society swim programs, children, youth, adults and seniors can participate in structured swim lessons or drop in for one of our open swim times. Swim supplies are available at the pool side pro shop. There are plenty of opportunities for making use of the ice surface and stop by the arena pro shop for skate sharpening or the canteen for a snack. The Department of Parks, Recreation & Culture is fortunate to have community organizations and businesses to work with to provide complimentary programs and services at Christmas and March Break.

In 2015, the Jack Burger Sports Complex re-opened after renovations to make the facility full accessible. Featuring updates to the pools, changerooms and the addition of a Family Accessible Changeroom, Community Room, Central Canteen and Customer Service the Jack Burger in now fully accessible.


Town Park Recreation Centre

62 McCaul Street, Port Hope, Ontario (in the Agricultural Town Park)
p: 905.885.7908 f: 905.885.4293
prcbookings@porthope.ca

The Town Park Recreation Centre was constructed in 2002 and has established itself as the centre of activity for the Municipality of Port Hope. Housing the Youth Centre, the Cameco Gymnasium, the B.A.A. Board Room, Port Hope Minor Soccer Canteen, Kinsmen Kitchen and two multi-purpose program spaces, the facility is used by the Department of Parks, Recreation and Culture for delivery of High Five Accredited children's programs and quality programs for youth, adults and seniors. The Town Park and its facilties are also home for the Port Hope Fall Fair, ACO Auction and other major community events. This air conditioned facility is also home to the Summer Daycamp program, After School programs and the location of the permanent Skate Park Facility.

Municipal Alcohol Policy


Ruth Clarke Activity Centre for Seniors

81 Mill Street South, Port Hope, Ontario
p: 905.885.2228
prcbookings@porthope.ca

The Ruth Clarke Activity Centre was built in 1979 and provides friendly surroundings and activities for all adults 55yrs+. The Centre promotes involvement, commitment, goodwill and participation among groups and individuals within the membership and community.

Annual membership to the Social Club at the Centre is available. Nominal fees are applied to Social Club activities for participation. The facility includes a Community Hall with kitchen, a lower lounge, meeting space and a small fitness centre.


Canton Municipal Office

5325 County Road 10 just north of Canton
p: 905.753.2230 f: 905.753.2434
prcbookings@porthope.ca

The Canton Municipal Office provides a variety of municipal services to residents of the Municipality of Port Hope. As a facility of the Department of Parks, Recreation & Culture, various staff have offices there. The community hall is used by many groups and should the need arise it has been designated as the Municipality's Emergency Operations Centre. Office space has also been provided to the Northumberland O.P.P. and Northumberland MP Rick Norlock. Municipal services are tax payments, bulky waste vouchers, wet waste tags, dog licenses, burn permits. Office hours are Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm with 12-12:30pm closed for lunch break.