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Community Services Department

The Community Services Department is committed to providing our community with positive recreation experiences, for a healthy lifestyle.

Stay active with us this summer, we have lots of great things in store for you! Exciting summer recreation programs, new aquatics programs, and finally you can register for all of your favorite activities online! 

What's Happening: 

Online Program Registration

Participants are now able to register for recreation programs and aquatic programs. Click on the "Online Services" Orange Button to access all of our programs.

New Opportunities for your Business or Service Group

For more information on NEW advertising options within our facilities please Click Here

For more information on our NEW sponsorship avenues please Click Here

Summer Aquatic Programs

For pool maintenance and statutory holiday closures please look check out the Aquatics portion of our web page.

Summer Pool Schedule

Summer Lessons Schedule

New Info to check out!

Check out our new Spring Summer Municipal Guide 2014. It includes all of our Spring and Summer Programs and much much more!

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Contact Information

Community Services Department  

600 Tomlinson Dr.

Box 820                                                                                   

Port Elgin, On  N0H 2C4


Department Contact Information

How to Register for Town Programs:


Register 24/7 online, by clicking on the Online Services Button.

FAQ - Online Registration

In Person:
At the Saugeen Shores Municipal Office located at 600 Tomlinson Drive, Port Elgin (Adjacent to the Community Complex).
Office Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm - Monday to Friday

Recreation Facility Overview

The Department currently operates and maintains the following facilities:

  • Community Complex " The Plex"
  • Southampton Coliseum
  • Southampton Tourist Camp
  • Port Elgin Tourist Camp
  • Centennial Pool
  • Airport
  • Waterfront / Harbour
  • Athletic Parks and Passive Parks
  • Westario Power Workshop and Buildings

To view the Town of Saugeen Shores Tobacco Free Sports & Recreation Policy, please download this PDF.

To view the updated By-Law & Rules for the Tourist Camps, please download this PDF.


Community Services Tenders


2013 Waterfront Master Plan


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