Recreation Facilities and Parks
The Municipality of East Ferris maintains several recreation sites within the community. The following provides general details about the most popular facilities.
For more information call the Parks and Recreation Department at 705-752-3566.
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East Ferris Community Centre
1267 Village Road
Astorville ON P0H 1B0
The Community Centre offers a variety of recreation opportunities. It boasts a beautiful ice surface for skating, hockey, broomball as well as a curling surface. There is a hall with a capacity for 340 people for weddings, receptions, and other gatherings. In the off-ice season the surface is used for programming.
The property is also home to tennis courts and a playground.
Bill Vrebosch Children’s Park
390 Highway 94, Corbeil, ON
This park is a true outdoor gathering place for the entire family. It features a modern playground, tennis courts, soccer pitch, ball hockey rink (outdoor skating rink in winter), basketball courts, beach volleyball court, and the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority (NBMCA) Corbeil Walking Trail.
Corbeil Park Hall
392 Highway 94 (behind Municipal Office/Fire Hall)
Corbeil Park Hall is a local gathering spot with space available to rent for weddings and small gatherings. It has a capacity of 125 people. The Hall is used as the main center for the Golden Age Club, Busy Bees and Knights of Columbus. There are events such as cards, crafts and fundraising that regularly occur here. It is also used as the Council meeting hall.
Municipal Boat Launches
The community is fortunate to have several access points to enjoy a day on the lake.
Trout Lake Boat Launch and Beach- 1026 MacPherson Drive
Lake Nosbonsing Boat Launch and Beach- 60 Big Moose Road
Boat Launch- 517 South Shore Road
In the late summer or early fall there have been confirmed occurences of Blue Green Algae on the lakes. Lake Nosbonsing has been more prone to the bloom than Trout Lake. The North Bay Parry Sound Health Unit has supplied this Fact Sheet on Blue Green Algae so that you may learn more on how it affects you. If you suspect Blue Green Algae in your area call the Ministry of Environment for testing. The Health Unit will assist you with any questions you have. Please call the Public Health Inspector at 705-474-1400 x 2400.