CW Community Sportsplex

COVID-19 Update 

The Aquatic Facility at the CW Community Sportsplex re-opened on Tuesday, August 4.

All drop in swims, aquafit and swim lessons will require pre-registration.  

Click here to pre-register

Although our aquatics facility is open, there are many guidelines and safety measures that have been put in place to ensure the safety and well-being of your family and our residents.  Click here to review the Township's Guidelines for pool users during COVID-19.

The following facilities will remain closed at this time

  • Victoria Park Seniors Centre
  • Fergus Grand Theatre
  • Belwood Hall
  • Elora Community Centre
  • Fitness and weight room at the CW Community Sportsplex.  All memberships are extended automatically for the duration of the facility closure.  For members on a monthly payment plan, payments will continue to be withdrawn on the regular payment date.  Members wishing to stop payments, or members who paid for a full membership and would like a pro-rated refund, please contact staff to process the refund.

In response to the Province’s announcement and Phase 2 of Ontario’s Framework for Re-opening the Province permitting the re-opening of most of our outdoor recreational amenities.  Please see attached assumption of risk.

To reach our community services staff, please call 519-846-9691 ext. 903 or email parks@centrewellington.ca.  

CW Community Sportsplex Address and Hours of Operation

The Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex is a community hub that encompasses two arena floors, one large community hall (with the ability to divide in half), weight room, fitness room,  two boardrooms, a mezzanine area and an Aquatic Centre. The facility offers free WI-FI.

The Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex is located at 550 Belsyde Avenue, Fergus.

Office hours are as follows:

Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

View our Centre Wellington Community Services Facility Closure Schedule 2019-2022

Aquatic Centre User Guide during COVID-19

The Rotary Aquatic Centre at the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex, offers a variety of programs.  The Aquatic Centre will be opening August 4.  

Important Notes for Aquatic Programs:  In order to serve you better, participants are required to pre-register for all swims either online or by calling 519 846-9691 ext.903 

  • Registration will open one week prior to the date of the swim
  • Spaces are first come, first served
  • Pool capacities will be reduce to permit physical distancing
  • The slide and the whirlpool will not be open
  • For recreational swims, we encourage you to bring your own equipment
  • For aquafit classes, we will provide the aquafit belts  

What to expect when you arrive:

  • Please wear face mask when entering the facility.  Masks must be worn in all spaces except for in the pool 
  • Please arrive 5 minutes before your scheduled program, ready to swim in your bathing suit, no showers are available 
  • Patrons are required to check in with reception staff 
  • Lockers will not be available.  Please bring your belongings onto the pool deck
  • Please follow distance markings and stanchions 
  • Swimmers are reminded to keep 2 metres away from other swimmers
  • Bathrooms will be available for use during swim times
  • Please leave at the conclusion of your program through the designated exit points
  • Hand sanitizer will be provided at the entrance/exit of the facility 

 Amenities

 The Aquatic Centre offers:

  • A 25-metre lane pool with six swimming lanes. The temperature is regulated at approximately 82 degrees.

  • The leisure pool with a water slide, water jet sprays and water umbrella for children doubles for therapy and rehabilitation classes. The temperature is regulated at approximately 92 degrees.

  • A whirlpool with seating for twelve people is available during lane swims, adult leisure, public, family swims as well as after aquafit classes. The temperature is regulated at approximately 100 degrees.

  • Viewing gallery adjacent to the leisure pool.

  • A family change room.

 Aquafit

 

Starting August 4 we will be offering aquafit classes Monday to Friday as follows:

 

General Aquafit:  Shallow and Deep at 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. Monday to Friday, Tuesday and Thursday at 8 p.m.

 

Arthritis Aquafit:  Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday at 9:05 a.m., Monday, Thursday at 10:05 a.m.

 

Rehabilitation Aquafit:  Wednesday and Friday at 10:05 a.m.

 

Movement Enhancement Aquafit:  Tuesday's at 9:05 a.m. and 10:05 a.m.

 

You must pre-register for these programs either online or by calling 519 846-9691 ext. 903

 Swimming Lessons
The Township of Centre Wellington offers a variety of swimming lessons for swimmers of all ages and abilities, from introductory classes to Lifeguard and Instructor training.

Swim lessons (Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter) are on-going during those seasons.  

 

We will be offering swim lessons during the month of August.  Registration begins July 27.  Please call 519 846-9691 ext. 903 to schedule your family bubble or private lessons.  

There will be four sessions:  Aug 10-14, Aug 17-21, Aug 24-28, Aug 31- Sept 4 with lessons running from 4-8 p.m.

                                                

  • Swim programs will run for five consecutive days each with 30 minute lessons each day (Monday to Friday)
  • All lessons will be taught at a distance by qualified instructors to allow participants and staff to maintain a physical distance from others
  • Participants in Preschool levels up to level 4 will be required to have a parent or caregiver (14 years and older) in the water with them for physical contact and safety purposes
  • Limited equipment will be used and will be sanitized between each use 

 

   The following swim programs are available: 

 Admission Fees & Swim Memberships
 
Swim Admission Prices

Prices

One ticket

10 tickets

6 months

1 year

 

Child (1-5 years)

$2.40

$17.45

Youth (6-17 years)

$3.45

$28.75

Adult (18-55 years)

$5.00

$42.80

$292.55

$405.55

Senior (55 plus)

$4.60

$35.85

$247.35

$337.20

Family (max 4 people, additional members $1.50ea)

$10.55

$95.00

 

$424.35*

 

Aquafit Admission Prices

Prices

One ticket

10 tickets

Adult (18-55 years)

$8.10

$75.30

Senior (55 plus)

$7.30

$67.30

 

Passes

Annual Family Pass                         $424.35

Valid for all Swims, Lane, Public, Family, Adult Leisure, Special Needs and Parent and Tot (2 adults and up to 4 children/Youth)

 

Aquafit Memberships 

Adult (18-55 years)

3 months: $232.00     6 months: $389.40   One Year: $685.40

Senior (55+ years)
3 months: $200.25    6 months: $318.30    One Year: $592.50

 Admission Policy
Children Under the Age of Ten
  • Must be accompanied in the water by a caregiver who is 12 years of age or older and responsible for their direct supervision
  • A caregiver may provide direct supervision for up to a maximum of two children.

Children Aged Six to Nine
  • May swim unaccompanied providing they pass the swim test
  • A caregiver must be present for the swim test and as long as they are in the pool area
  • A caregiver may provide direct supervision for up to a maximum of four children
  • Life jackets must be worn by all non-swimmers

Swim Test Criteria
  • Tread water for 20 seconds
  • Front swim 10 metres
  • Tread water for 20 second
  • Front swim for 15 metres
  • Must make an attempt at an over arm recovery (or front crawl) with a near body flat in the water

Swim Test Cards
  • If you successfully complete the swim test, you will receive "Swim Test Card"
  • Present this card when you come to the pool and you will be given a green wristband without having to re-take the swim test
  • If you forget the "Swim Test Card', you will be required to complete the swim test again

You must be able to always complete the swim test. If your skills regress and you are unable to complete the swim test in the future your card will be revoked.

Leadership Programs

The Township of Centre Wellington offers a number of aquatic advanced leadership courses throughout the year.

Leadership Courses:

  • Bronze Star
  • Bronze Medallion
  • Bronze Cross
  • CPR
  • First Aid
  • National Lifeguard Service
  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
Looking for a job? We are always accepting applications for aquatic staff.  Email us for more information.
Pool Schedule
Starting August 4 we will be offering the following recreational swims: 

Monday to Friday:

Lane Swims:  6:30-7:15 a.m., 7:15-8 a.m., 8-8:45 a.m.

                    12-12:55 p.m.

                    8-8:45 p.m. Monday and Wednesday

                    8:45-9:30 p.m.  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

 

Adult Leisure:  11-11:55 a.m.  (main pool)

 

Parent & Tot/Leisure Swim: 11-11:55 a.m.  (leisure pool)

                                        12-12:55 p.m. (leisure pool)

Public Swim:  1-2 p.m.

 

Saturday and Sunday:

Lane Swim:  12-12:45 p.m.

 

Parent & Tot:  12:05-12:55 p.m.

 

Public Swim:  1-1:55 p.m. 

                     2-2:55 p.m.

                     3-3:55 p.m.

 

You must pre-register for all these swims either online or by calling 519 846-9691 ext. 903

 

 Pool Rental
The Rotary Aquatic Centre features a 25-metre lane pool, a warm leisure pool and a whirlpool. The Aquatic Centre can be rented for family gatherings, birthday parties, swim meets and other special events. Family gatherings are typically booked on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.  Please call 519-846-9691 ext. 903 If you would like more information on renting the Aquatic Centre for your next special occasion. 

CW Community Sportsplex Services

Concession Services
The Elora Community Centre and the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex offer a variety of food and beverage options, including healthy alternatives. We serve Reunion Island coffee and Bigelow tea products. Hours of operation are dependent on activities within the facility. Current hours are listed at each concession location.Please contact our Concession Coordinator at 519.846.9691, ext. 325 for more information.
 Day Camps

The Township of Centre Wellington offers Day Camps annually during the March Break and throughout the summer at the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex. These camps are geared to youth ages 5 – 12.

 

Our March Break camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m each day and includes activities such as skating, swim lessons, arts and crafts, active games, and of course making new friends. The cost for March Break  camp is $185.65 per week or $38.70 per day.                                   

Our Summer camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day and includes activities such as swim lessons, arts and crafts, active games and sports. The cost for the Summer Camp is $185.65 for a five day week or $149.70 for four day weeks. 

 

Our ratio of staff to campers is 1:8.  All staff have First Aid, CPR and have attended leadership training.

For more information call 519-846-9691 ext. 903.  Please register in person at the CW Sportsplex.  

 

Fitness Centre & 14-day Free Trial of MOSSA Move
The Township of Centre Wellington Parks & Recreation Department runs a variety of fitness programs within our facilities. You will be sure to find something that fits your fitness level.
  • Drop-in and pre-registered weekly fitness classes available.  
  • Sportsplex weight room  

 

Mossa Fitness Classes

Over 20 New Fitness classes to choose from.  We have something for every fitness level with our new expanded fitness schedule. 

 

Effective April 1, 2020, Fitness Membership $54.60 (HST Inc) per month.  Includes all classes except for spin.

 

Hours of operation:
Sunday to Friday, 6 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Saturday, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

 

14-Day FREE Trial of MOSSA Move

We know you are missing your favourite MOSSA Fitness Classes offered at the Sportsplex. We want to keep you moving from the safety of your own home. We have partnered with MOSSA Move to offer you a FREE 14-day trial to stream some of your favourite MOSSA fitness classes at home.

To learn more about MOSSA Move visit: www.mossamove.net

To take advantage of the FREE 14-day Trial visit: http://www.mossamove.net/orders/mossa-home-workouts-complete/45907/user/?tid=centrewellingtoncommunitysportsplex

Pickleball 

Come out and try pickleball at the CW Sportsplex.  Pickleball runs Monday to Friday from 9-11am, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 1-3pm, as well as Wednesday evenings from 7-9:30pm.  

The cost is $3.00 per visit or $25.75 for a book of ten passes.

 

Pickleballers are welcome to use the tennis courts at the CW Sportsplex for singles play only (doubles play if members within same family) during public hours free of charge.  Please do not mark the courts. 

The Public Hours are:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday:  8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Wednesday:  8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Saturday:  11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Sunday:  11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Program Registration
You can register for leisure programs within the Township of Centre Wellington, by one of the following convenient ways:
  1. In person at the Centre Wellington Sportsplex located at 550 Belsyde Avenue in Fergus
  2. Register Online (see further instructions below)
  3. By mail.  Make your cheque payable to: Township of Centre Wellington PO Box 58, Elora, ON  N0B 1S0

If you have an account already, simply select login, input your email address and click on forget password.  A temporary password will be sent to the email address you provided. You will then be prompted to create a permanent password.

If you DO NOT have an account, select create an account. Follow the prompts to create an account. Do not create an account if you have filled out a Registration Information Form or recently given your information to a Customer Service Representative.

You can register for activities, purchase/renew memberships, look up past courses as well as print receipts from your online account, register online now.

If you have any questions or issues, please do not hesitate to contact the Township of Centre Wellington Parks and Recreation at 519-846-9691 ext 903.

Skating and Shinny

All skating programs in both Elora and Fergus begin September 2020.

Our Adult Shinny, Ringette Shinny, and Monday Ladies Shinny games are listed on an online platform called “PickupHub”. The PickupHub software allows you to view games and reserve your spot in advance and see who else has signed up for the game.  All of the uncertainty associated with traditional drop-in sports is removed because you can see how many players are needed for the game to run, and who has already signed up! Goalies play free of charge. 

 

Fees

$3.00 per skater (or $25.50 for a book of 10 tickets)

$10.25 per family (extra skaters $1.00)

$6.00 per shinny player (or $55.00 for a book of 10 tickets)

Payment for programs at the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex can be made at the reception desk.                                                          

 

 

 

 

Public Skating Sponsorship Opportunities

The Township of Centre Wellington is offering FREE PUBLIC SKATING at the Elora Community Centre and the CW Sportsplex for the 2020/2021 season. We are looking for businesses, service groups, and other organizations to sponsor each public skate. If you are interested in sponsoring a skate please contact us. Please see the attached brochure for more information.

Thank you to all our generous sponsors.  Please see attached list of sponsors.

Outdoor Skating Rinks

We look forward to opening the outdoor skating rinks in Winter 2020/2021.  

 

If you are interested in volunteering to help build or maintain outdoor ice rinks in our parks please contact Matt Tucker at mtucker@centrewellington.ca or 519 846-9691 ext. 337

 Tennis

Two tennis courts are located at the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex at 550 Belsyde Avenue, Fergus. These courts are available for public use and for use by members of the Fergus Tennis Club.  Access to courts for members is controlled through keyed access. Please observe 1-hour time of play if others are waiting to use the courts.

The tennis courts at the Sportsplex opened Friday May 22, 2020.  These courts are free of charge while the office is closed. Please note there are no water fountains or washroom facilities available while the Sportsplex is closed. 

 

Public Access

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Saturday:  11:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Sunday:  11:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Members Access

Courts open daily from 7 a.m. – 11 p.m. by key code access. 

 

Please abide by the following tennis court rules during COVID-19:
  • Practice physical distancing; stay 2 metres away from others.  Handshakes, high -fives and fist bumps are not permitted
  • Bring your own uniquely marked balls.  Only pick up balls by hand that are assigned to you. When returning balls, use your racquet or feet - never your hands
  • Doubles play allowed as long as physical distancing is adhered to, no gathering in large numbers
  • Wait outside the fenced area while waiting for your court
  • Sportsplex tennis courts are free to use on a first come first serve during public hours.  If others are waiting for a court, playing time is limited to one hour
  • Avoid changing ends
  • Failure to comply with these rules, social distancing requirements, or improper use of the courts, may result in the closure of the tennis courts
  • Please self-regulate and follow the rules

 

  Tennis court recommendations during COVID-19:
  • Cough or sneeze into a tissue or your elbow, immediately dispose of tissue and then use hand sanitizer
  • Bring your own hand sanitizer and use it before, after and during tennis court usage
  • Bring your own water
  • The Sportsplex washrooms and water fountains are closed 
  • Refrain from touching your face, benches, nets and posts
  • Refrain from sharing racquets, water bottles and other personal items 
  • Sanitize equipment, the bottom of your court shoes (prior to entering home), and wash your hands after using the tennis courts

 

 

The Tower Street Tennis Courts are now open for Tennis club members only.  Please contact the Tennis Club for membership information.  https://fergustennisclub.ca/

Facility Rentals

The Township of Centre Wellington has a variety of sports facilities, halls and rooms that are available for your next sporting event, fitness program, conference, banquet, tradeshow, wedding, meetings and more.  View our Facility Rental Brochure for more information.

Our experienced booking team will assist you with your rental request to ensure your needs are met. Please contact us for rental rate information.

 Boardrooms A&B
Boardrooms A and B have a capacity of 15 in each room.  Free Wi-Fi  
 Campground

Located at the CW Community Sportsplex, the campground features:

  • Covered picnic shelter
  • Full size soccer field
  • Hardball diamond
  • Lit Tennis courts
  • Playground
Serviced campground for 256 campsites with washroom facilities 
 Ice & Floor Rentals

The Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex includes 2 ice surfaces.  Pad A measuring 85 x 200' with seating capacity for 1200 people; and Pad B measuring 85 x 190' with seating for 250 people. 

Please call 519-846-9691 ext. 326 for more information. 
 Mezzanine
The Mezzanine has a capacity of 75 and includes kitchen facilities (stove, fridge and sink) along with a view of Ice Pad A.  There is no air-conditioning.
 Pool Rental
The Rotary Aquatic Centre features a 25-metre lane pool, a warm leisure pool and a whirlpool. The Aquatic Centre can be rented for family gatherings, birthday parties, swim meets and other special events. Family gatherings are typically booked on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.  Please call 519-846-9691 ext. 903 If you would like more information on renting the Aquatic Centre for your next special occasion. 
 Sportsplex Hall

This air-conditioned hall is an ideal location for wedding receptions, dances and other special events and can be divided into two separate halls known as the Gord Brown Hall and the Unity Hall.

  • Capacity of 500 (400 seated, 450 chairs only)
  • Commercial kitchen (dishes, cutlery, pots and coffee maker available – no glassware)
  • Rectangle (8' x 3') and round (5') tables are available
  • Microphone, screen, podium

 

Once divided, the Sportsplex Hall becomes 2 rooms called Gord Brown Hall and Unity Hall

  • Half Hall 55’ x 65’ = 3575 sq. ft.
  • Capacity of 220
  • 175 seated, 200 chairs only
  • The Community hall is a non-smoking facility
  • The hall is air-conditioned
  • The commercial kitchen - dishes, cutlery, pots and coffee maker are available. There is no glassware.
  • Rectangle (8’ x 3’) and round (5’) tables are available.
  • Microphone, Screen, Podium
  • FREE WI-FI 

 

Rzone - Respect and Responsibility Policy

The Township has adopted the Rzone - Respect and Responsibility policy.  The Rzone is an operating procedure that identifies a code of conduct which applies to all Township of Centre Wellington recreation and cultural centres, facilities, parks and programs.  The Rzone procedure enforces a set of expectations around violence, vandalism and inappropriate behaviours for participants and the general public.  To learn more, view the Rzone brochure.

 

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