Brantford Activities & Events


View details on Brantford Parks & Recreation Winter/Spring activities, swim lessons and programs in their Leisure Activities Guide or call 519-756-1500. Register online for all programs with a barcode by visiting


Old Fashioned Fun at Mohawk Park
So much to see and do at Mohawk Park - Playground equipment, splashpad and more!  This year be sure to come and take a ride on the Mohawk Park Polar Express.  See flyer for more information.

Summer Special Events at Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre
All Events are FREE with paid admission and are held during public swim times.  Click here for Full details.

Movies in the Square
Free outdoor movies!  Bring your Lawnchair.  Flyer here!
Dates: Beginning July 3-August 28
Time: Movies begin at Dusk

Music in the Square
Free Friday night concerts all Summer long!  See Flyer here!
Dates: July 4-August 29
Time: 7:30-9:00pm

Say Goodbye to Summer Swim
2 for 1 Admission all day! 
Date: Sunday August 31
Location: Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre


Adult Skate
Every Thursday 1-2pm (July 3 - Aug 29)

Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre


Stick & Puck
Every Wednesday 1-2pm (July 2-Aug 29)
Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre


Woodman Outdoor Pool is Open Daily - Open the Civic Holiday August 4!
Public Swims, Family Swims & More - See flyer here!

Earl Haig Family Fun Park
FRI & SAT 12-8:30, SUN 12-6 - Click for more information!

Toonie Fridays this Summer!
Swim for only $2 all day Friday - Click here!
Dates: July 11-August 29
Location: Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre

Toonie Public Swim

Every Tuesday 7-8:30pm at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre
$2 per person

Splash & Fun Night (7-12 years)
Games, crafts, special events followed by a splash in the pool!
Every Tuesday & Thursday 6-8:30pm at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre
$5 per person

Youth Underwater Rugby (8-16 years)
(Mask, fins & snorkel are recommended to bring with you but available if needed)
Every Thursday 7:15-8:30pm at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre
with paid swim admission

Adult Underwater Rugby (14+)
Mask, fins & snorkel are recommended but available upon request.
Every Wednesday 8-9:30pm at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre


KinderKamp - Ages 4-6yrs
If you're not as old as your bigger brother or sister but want to come out ot camp then this morning progam is meant for you!
Click here for Full Details.
Date: Weekly from July 2- Aug 22
Location: Ryerson Heights School
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Cost: $5 Drop-in per day or $48/10 visit punch card

Summer Kidz Kamp - Ages 6-12 yrs
Hangin around the house and wondering what to do next?  Just come down and join us for an afternoon of fun!  Click her for Full Details.
Date: Weekly from July 2-Aug 22
Location: Ryerson Heights School
Time: 1:00-4:00pm
Cost: $5 Drop-in per day or $48/10 visit punch card

Doug Snooks Afternoon - Ages 6-12 yrs
Kids come on out and get your fill of thrills for an afternoon adventures!  Arts and Crafts, Cooking and more - Weekly Themes! Click here for Full Details.
Date: Weekly from June 30-Aug 22
Location: Doug Snooks Eagle Place Community Centre
Time: 1:00-4:00pm
Cost: $5 Drop-in per day or $48/10 visit punch car

Sk8Board Sessions - Ages 8-11 & 12-17 yrs
The mobile Skatepark will be open and ready for some drop-in skate sessions.  Helmets and Wrist Guards are mandatory.  Knee and elbow pads highly recommended.  See more information here.
Date: Weekly Saturdays from July 5-Aug 29
Location: Woodman Park ommunity Centre
Time: Times vary see link above
Cost: $3 Drop-in per day or $25/10 visit punch card

Woodman Crew Card
Join the Woodman Crew with a yearly youth membership at Woodman Park Community Centre.  For ages 12-17yrs, there are new programs and activities for everyone to try!  Memberships are available for $5 per year.  Drop-in for non members $3/visit
Woodman Card Crew - Drop In Schedule:
Mobile Sk8 Park

Come by and learn some cool tips & tricks! Day/Time:Tues & Thurs 6-8pm
Sports Zone
The gym is open, air conditioned and ready for sports - Ball Hockey, Basketball, Soccer!  Day/Time: Tues 6-8pm
W Lounge
At the W Lounge you can participate in many activities - video & board games, movies, Pool, air hockey and much more!  Day/Time: Tues & Thurs 7-9 pm
Cool @ the Pool
Every Thursday night in July and August Woodman Crew Members and their friends will have exclusive access to Woodman Park Pool - there will be games and special events!  Day/Time: Tues & Thurs 6:3-8:30pm

Adult Recreation Badminton
Keep in shape, meet new people and most of all have fun!
Ages: 18 yrs+
Date: Tuesday beginning July 8 (8 wks)
Time: 8-10pm
Cost: $6.25/visit or $52.50/10 visit pass

Beckett Adult Leisure Centre Programs
Seniors Fitness

Fees for classes - Members $7.80 drop-in / Non-members $10.45 drop-in
(Min 8 people/Max 12 people)

Drop In Activities
Billiards - Monday-Friday - 9am-4pm - $30/year or $5/day
Tai Chi - Monday & Wednesday - 11am-12pm
- .75 cents


If your organization/business/group has a FREE or low-cost event or program that promotes physical activity, Active Grand would love to list it here! Simply email Active Grand the details.

Arnold Anderson Sport Fund
would your child/youth like to sign up for a sports program but the financial commitment is beyond your means?  The Arnold Anderson Sport Fund is here to help!  Click here for more information.


Mothers in Motion - Free Monthly Activities
Visit for more information!

Family Bootcamp
Attend our FREEFALL FAMILY BOOTCAMP SESSIONS* These sessions are geared to ages 3 yrs and up including participating parent/caregiver.  More information here.
Time: 11:15am-12:15pm
Date: Saturday, September 6th & Saturday, October 4th
Both sessions will take place at the YMCA located at 143 Wellington St, Brantford
To register; contact the Ontario Early Years Centre: Brant 519-759-3833 or


Free Drop-In Yoga
Relax, Rejuvenate and Restore with Free Drop-in Yoga.  See Flyer for more information.
Date: Mondays ongoing
Time: 5:00-6:30pm
Location: Community Room B - Grand River Community Health Centre

Easy Fit
Get active and come try Easy Fit!  Join Easy Fit to help you achieve greater strenght, balance and power.  See Flyer for more information.
Dates: Mondays & Wednesdays
Time: 1:00-1:45 pm
Location: Coomumity Room B - Grant River Community Health Centre

Come Get FITspired Tonight

At ZUMBA & Experience The Fitness Revolution SHAPING UP BRANTFORD!!! One Hour Sweat-Fest Of Latino Music Dance Moves In A Party Like Atmosphere With A Brilliant Group Of Maniacs Who LOVE To Move AND Shake Their Assets!!!
ZUMBA Schedule with Joan Minnery, Certified Zumba & Dance Fitness Instructor
St. Mary’s Church, 133 Murray St. 7:00pm-8:00pm
St. Basil’s Church, 50 Palace St. 7:00pm-8:00pm
St. Mary’s Church, 133 Murray St. 7:00pm-8:30pm.
Cost: $2/person
For more information call 519-771-5687.

Other Community Activities

Rotary Charity Airshow
The Airshow is Coming August 27th - Click here for Flyer

Brantfords Jazz Festival
7th Annual International Jazz Festival - Click here for Flyer

Taking Charge of Osteoarthritis
Sign up for this Free Workshop and learn more on how to manage your symptoms.  See Flyer here.
Date: Wednesday, September 17
Location: Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre
Time: 10am-12pm
To register please call 1-800-321-1433 ext 1301.