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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 winter, we have lots of great things in store for you! New and exciting 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 and Exciting 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

Check out the New Adopt a Garden Program being offered by the Community Services Department. A great way to get involved with your fantastic community of Saugeen Shores! Lets bloom together! Adopt a Garden contracts include locations of some of the gardens that are available for adoption.

Seniors Games 2014

Running from April 17- May 1, 2014

Join us for our annual  Saugeen Shores Seniors Games, the winners of most games will be eligible to move onto the district level of competition, which will be taking place in Early June. Registration forms are available here to print out. Registration forms and fees need to brought into the Municipal Office before April 14, 2014.

Operation Clean Sweep April 20 - 26

It's time to break out the brooms and do some spring Cleaning! Please join us for many great activities that help keep Saugeen Shores a beautiful place for all to live and play in.  Many events are scheduled to take place throughout the week. Schools, teams, clubs and service groups are all invited to take part in this week of cleaning by choosing a park of their own to tidy up, and we will pick up the filled bags at the end of your day. To register your park space claim with the us please call Joan at 519-832-2008.

Health and Wellness Fair 2014

The second annual Health and Wellness Fair will be taking place on Saturday June 7th, in partnership with the Huron Shores Rotary Run. The Health and Wellness Fair will be running from 8:30am to 1:30pm at the Southampton Coliseum. This event is free for the public. At this time we are inviting Health and Wellness Service Providers and vendors to join us for this great community event.  Please contact Heather at 519-832-2008 or for more information.

Spring/Summer Aquatic Programs

Spring Pool Schedule

Spring Lessons Schedule 

Summer Pool 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.



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