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Wawa has one of the nicest Community Centres in Northern Ontario for a town of 2,905. Residents and visitors can take advantage of a membership area which features a cardio fitness centre, dance & fitness studios and sauna/change room area. A new 24 hour keyless entry system allows fitness members access 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Hockey, figure skating and curling are a big part of the excitement during the fall and winter months. Both the arena and curling rink host league play in addition to many tournaments and bonspiels which draw in visitors from other communities.

The Community Centre also boasts many special function rooms with full kitchen facilities and a licensed bar.

Fitness Memberships

All members will be required to purchase a keyless entry fob to access the member area. Membership includes use of the fitness room and access to the sauna, change room and lockers. The lockers are complimentary and available on a first come basis and the Community Centre is not responsible for any lost or stolen items.

Types Adult Senior
Monthly $65 $50
10 Visit Pass $55 $45
Drop In $10 $10
Key Fob $16.95 $16.95

Community Centre Hours of Operation

ProShop Hours

Open Monday to Friday between 10 and 4 pm. Closed Weekends and Holidays.

Building Hours

Winter Hours (Labour Day weekend to May long weekend) Open 6am to 10pm 7 days a week
Summer Hours (May long weekend to Labour Day weekend) Open 6am to 4pm 7 days a week

Special Events & Meeting Rooms

Several special event rooms are available for meetings and/or events. The Centre can accommodate small meetings and large corporate, community or family events and offers fully licensed bar and complete kitchen and catering facilities. In addition, audio visual equipment is available with a room rental and staff can also arrange refreshments for meeting breaks. Let us do the work for you! The chart below highlights room rates (includes taxes and set-up) and capacities.

Arena & Curling Hourly Ice Rentals also available. Contact Reception for details!

Room Capacity Youth Recreation Per Hour Adult Recreation Per Hour Commercial Event Per Day Special Event Per Day Community Fundraising Per Day
Resident No-Res. Resident No-Res. Resident No-Res. Resident No-Res. Resident No-Res.
Banquet Room 237 $10.00 $12.50 $25 $31.50 $400.00 $500.00 $300.00 $375.00 $250.00 $312.50
Lounge 128 $5.00 $6.25 $15.00 $18.75 $250.00 $312.50 $200.00 $250.00 $150.00 $187.50
Meeting Room 28 $5.00 $6.25 $15.00 $18.75 $100.00 $125.00 $50.00 $62.50 $50.00 $62.50
Kitchen N/A $100.00 $125.00 $75.00 $93.75.00 $50.00 $62.50
*PT — Prime Time is Friday from 5:00 p.m. and all day Saturday
**NP — Non-Prime Time is Monday through Friday up to 5:00 p.m. and all day Sunday
Prices listed do not include 13% HST or SOCAN music fees.

To book a room or inquire about your event please call 705-856-2244 ext. 240.

Outdoor Sports Field Facilities

3 Soccer Pitches, 3 Baseball Diamonds — Call the Reception Desk at 705-856-2244 ext. 240 to book.
Running Track, Two (2) Tennis Courts — Open for public use June to October.

Wawa Beach & Lion’s Beach

Two beach house facilities are located on the north and south end of Wawa Lake Beach. Municipal washrooms are opened to the public during the months of June – August. During the month of June, washrooms are open, weather permitting, from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. daily. Hours are somewhat dependent on the weather and staff capacity during the month of June. During the months of July and August the washrooms are opened daily.

Both beaches are NOT supervised by lifeguards.

Hosting your Event at other Municipal Facilities

The Municipality of Wawa offers other facilities like Lion’s Beach, Scenic High Falls, and the marina picnic shelter to use for special events, weddings and family gatherings. Most facilities are available at no cost, but do require a deposit for a clean up fee.

Call the Community Centre Reception Desk at 705- 856-2244 ext. 240 to book the facility.