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Recreation Programs

Living in Northern Ontario means there is always something to do no matter what season it may be.  Between the Municipality and Community Service Groups there seems to be a program for every fitness type and age.  As the Municipality learns of an event or new program it will be listed in the Events Calendar.


Youth Soccer
The Municipality of East Ferris partners with the Municipality of Callander to offer a Youth Soccer Program.   Registrations become available in March. 

Tennis Courts
The Municipality of East Ferris has 3 tennis courts.  1 is located in Astorville beside the library.  2 are located beside the Bill Vrebosch Children`s Park.  Tennis nets are installed early in April as soon as weather permits. The courts are availble day or evening. 

Children`s Playgrounds
We have 2 enjoyable children`s parks in the area.  The Bill Vrebosch Children`s Park is located in Corbeil and the other park is located in Astorville beside the fire hall. 

Municipal Sites
The Municipality has over 14 sites for enjoyment, from beaches to boat launches (for canoeing and kayaking as well) and playgrounds.  Check out the Water Access page for more information.

Archery is organized through the local businesses. Contact the businesses for more information.

The Archery Place

Wilderness Archery  

For more information about any of the listed activities, please call the Parks and Recreation Department at 705-752-3566. 


Please continue to check our website for programs offered in the Fall.


There is a league for everyone at the East Ferris Community Centre.  There is Minor Hockey, Men’s League, Women’s League and Oldtimers.  If you like hockey, there is a team for you. 

East Nipissing Minor Hockey Association
For more information go to

Nosbonsing Curling Club
The Curling club offers two sheets for curling. For more information call 705-499-2611 or email
The Curling Club is now offering Junior Curling on Saturday mornings for children ages 6-16. 

Public Skating
Public Skating is scheduled on Mondays and Fridays from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and Sundays from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Skating may be cancelled when hockey tournaments or events are being hosted at the East Ferris Community Centre.
The use of CSA approved helmets for public skating is strongly recommended for all participants.

PD Days
Skating and family shinny is offered on PD days. There is no charge for the skating. Shinny is $5 per player. Parents or guardians are welcome to join children on the ice at no charge.

Shinny Hockey
The East Ferris Community Centre hosts weekly shinny hockey.  Shinny is scheduled for Mondays and Fridays from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. at a cost of $5.00 per player. Full hockey equipment is required.

Outdoor Rink
The rink is located in Bill Vrebosch Park in Corbeil, the surface is maintained and open for use January to March (weather permitting). The area is available during the summer months for activities such as ball hockey, basketball and shuffleboard. Special tiled surface is easier on feet and knees!
Please be aware that fluctuating weather and temperatures impact the ice conditions at the outdoor rink. When ice conditions are not safe for use, signs will be posted indicating the rink is closed. Please obey the signs for your own safety.
The surface may be booked by groups and individuals for team practices or events such as birthday parties for a fee. Contact the Parks and Recreation Department for more information at 705-752-3566.

Click here to view the Rink Attendant hours and to view the Programming Schedule

South Shore Restoule Snowmobiling Club maintains the local trail system that connects to the rest of the province. 

Wasi Cross Country Ski Club offers well groomed and exciting trails for beginners as well as seasoned skiers.  Located at 907 Lake Nosbonsing Road in Astorville.
hey are proud to offer 31 km of classic only ski trails and 8.5 km of snowshoe trails as well as 7.4 km of double tracked ski trails.
Amenities include a heated chalet with outhouses and a heated warm up hut and outhouse.
Yearly memberships as low as $55
Daily pass for ski and/or snowshoe- $8 for adults, $3 for kids 12 and under.
For more info, call Kerry at 705.752.4215 or email 

Year Round

Hike in the summer or snowshoe in the winter, on the self-guided North Bay Mattawa Conservation Corbeil Trail. You can spend a leisurely afternoon enjoying the family and maybe spot some wildlife. 

East Ferris Fitness Centre
The Fitness Centre is open 24/7 for your convenience.  It is located at 1257 Village Road (below the Library) and offers 2,000 square feet of workout space and equipment.  Personal fitness programs could be developed for you if requested. The Fitness Centre also offers fitness classes within the community such as Zumba, Tai Chi and Yoga.  Call 705-752-4758 for more information.

Whether it’s summer or winter, bring out the family and enjoy the excitement of catching fish.  Please be sure to follow the Ministry of Natural Resources guidlines for fishing regulations.  Do you need to launch your boat?  Visit the Water Access page for information on our public boat launch sites. Remember that ice shacks need to be registered with the Ministry of Natural Resources North Bay Office. 

Horseback riding is available at Stone Oaks Riding Stables.  Check them out on Facebook for more information on services and fees.

If you don’t see an activity you like and would be interested in helping to organize it please call the Parks and Recreation Department at 705-752-3566.

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