CW Community Sportsplex

   
   

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.

See our 2018 Facility Operations Schedule for holiday closures.  

View our Parks and Recreation calendar 
Check out our Spring/Summer 2019 Centre Wellington Community Guide

Aquatic Centre

The Rotary Aquatic Centre at the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex, offers a variety of programs.

 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

 Winter Aquafit Schedule ​  

 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 lesson (Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter) are on-going during those seasons.  Register for the following lessons and programs.

Registration for Spring and Summer Swim lessons begins March 13.  To view our spring swim lessons click here. To view our summer swim lessons click here. 

 

 Admission Fees & Swim Memberships
 
Swim Admission Prices

Prices

One ticket

10 tickets

6 months

1 year

 

Child (1-5 years)

$2.30

$16.85

Youth (6-17 years)

$3.35

$27.80

Adult (18-55 years)

$4.85

$41.35

$269.60

$373.75

Senior (55 plus)

$4.45

$34.65

$228.00

$310.75

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

$10.20

$91.80

 

$391.00*

 

Aquafit Admission Prices

Prices

One ticket

10 tickets

Adult (18-55 years)

$7.85

$72.75

Senior (55 plus)

$7.05

$65.00

 

Passes

Annual Family Pass                         $402.75

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: $220.20     6 months: $369.55        One Year: $650.00

Senior (55+ years)
3 months: $190.05     6 months: $302.10        One Year: $562.35   

 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

To view our Winter Pool Schedule, click here 

Public Swim Times

  • Friday nights from 6:30 - 8 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sundays from 2 - 3:55 p.m.​​  

Family Swim Times

  • Saturday and Sundays from 1 - 3:55 p.m.​

Sponsored Public Swims

  • The first Saturday of each month the first 40 children and youth are admitted free of charge to the 2 – 3:55 p.m. public swim, courtesy of Newdon industries Ltd.
  • The third Saturday of each month the first 40 children and youth are admitted free of charge to the 2 - 3:55 p.m. public swim, courtesy of Hollie Sowinski, Remax Realty
  • The second and fifth Saturday of each month the first 40 children and youth are admitted free of charge to the 2 - 3:55 p.m. public swim, courtesy of Tim Hortons.  
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 – 10. 

 

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 $143.25 per week or $29.80 per day.  

 

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

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

 

Registration for the Summer Day Camp begins March 13.  

The cost for the Summer Camp is $182.35 for a five day week or $147.05 for the four day week (July 2-5 and August 6-9). 

Fitness Centre
 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.

 

View our fitness classes 

Fitness Class descriptions

 

Effective April 1, 2018, Fitness Membership $52.50 (HST Inc) per month.  Includes all classes except for spin.

Pickleball 

Come out and try pickleball at the CW Sportsplex.  Pickleball runs Monday to Friday from 9-11am, as well as Wednesday evening from 7-9:30pm.  Evening pickleball will run from Sept 19th to April 25th.  

Starting the week of April 1 2019 we will be offering pickleball on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 2:00-4:00pm.

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

Pickleball Cancellations:

March 26, April 17, 19, 22, 23, May 6, 7, 8, 20, June 4, 5

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.

March Break Skates
We would like to thank our amazing community sponsors for providing these FREE skates over the March Break.

Date

Time

Location

Sponsored by

Monday, March 11

1-2 p.m.

CW Community Sportsplex

CW Optimist, Fergus

Tuesday, March 12

1-2 p.m.

CW Community Sportsplex

Lion Ron Hallman 

Wednesday, March 13

3-4 p.m.

Elora Community Centre

Canadian Tire

Thursday, March 14

1-2 p.m. 

CW Community Sportsplex 

Lion Ron Hallman 

Friday, March 15 

1-2 p.m.

CW Community Sportsplex 

CW Optimist, Fergus 

 

Skating

Skating programs at the CW Community Sporstplex and Elora arena are starting up the week of September 4 2018. Skating programs at the Elora arena end March 22. 

This schedule for skating programs at the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex will continue until March 31 2019.

Our Spring skating schedule at the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex will be in effect from April 1 - May 17. 

 

Program Elora Community Centre Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex, Fergus

 

Public Skating

 

Saturday 2:00-3:00pm

 

Saturday 2:30-3:30pm

 

Sunday   1:00-2:00pm Sunday   4:30-5:30pm
     
  Free Public Skating ECC Saturday March 16  Free Public Skating Fergus Saturday March 9 
  2-3pm sponsored by Corby Law  2:30-3:30pm sponsored by Corby Law 
     
     
     
Senior Skate Monday & Wednesdays  
   1:00-2:00pm  
     
     
Adult Skate   Tuesday    1:00-2:00pm
    Thursday 11:00-12:00pm
Cancellations:    March 7, May 7, 9
     
     

Home School Skate 

  Monday 2:00-3:00pm (Pad B)
Cancellations:    March 4, April 22, May 6
     

Home School Shinny

  Monday 2:00-3:00pm (Pad A)
Cancellations:     
     

Adult Shinny

Monday & Wednesdays Tuesday & Thursdays
   12:00-1:00pm  12:00-1:00pm
Cancellations:    March 7, May 7, 9
     

Ladies Shinny

  Friday 12:00-1:00pm
Cancellations:     April 19, May 10
     

Senior Shinny 

Friday 10:30-11:30am Wednesday 10:00-11:00am
Cancellations:    May 8 
     
65+Senior Shinny   Tuesday 11:00-12:00pm 

Friday 10:30-11:30am

Cancellations:    April 19, May 10
     
Adult & Tot Skate  Monday & Wednesdays Tuesday    10:00-11:00am & 2:00-3:00pm 
  11:00-12:00pm & Thursday  10:00-11:00am 
  2:00-3:00pm  
  Free Admission  Free Admission 
Cancellations:     Mar 5 (am only), May 7, 9
     
Tot Shinny Monday & Wednesdays Tuesday & Thursdays
  10:00-11:00am 9:00-10:00am
  Free Admission  Free Admission 
Cancellations:    Mar 5, May 7, 9
     
Figure Skating Shinny    Monday 12:00-1:00pm
Cancellations:    

Mar 4, April 22, May 6 

Free Public Skating  

         

 

View the March Break skate tab above for free

March Break skates

Saturday, March 9  from 2:30-3:30 p.m. at the CW Community Sportslex, sponsored by Corby Law 

Saturday, March 16 2-3 p.m. at the Elora Community Centre sponsored by Corby Law
 

Fees

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

$10.25 per family (extra skaters $1.00)

$5.00 per shinny player (or $46.00 for a book of 10 tickets)

Payment for programs at the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex can be made at the reception desk (or concession booth during public skates).

Public skating in Elora can be paid at the concession booth.

NEW - January 2018 -Upon paying patrons will receive a band, which is to be attached to their skate, where the blade meets the boot. Please attach your band prior to your skating program. 

Outdoor Skating Rinks

Our outdoor rinks at Bissel park, Beatty park, and at the Belwood ball diamonds are closed for the season. We would like to thank the volunteers who have built and maintained these rinks over the winter.

If you are interested in volunteering to help build or maintain rinks our parks next winter 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 nets at the Sportsplex have been removed for the season. We look forward to seeing you again in April 2019. 

Public Access

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

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

Saturday and Sunday: 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Please pay at the administration desk inside the Sportsplex.

Members Access

Members can register at the administration desk at the Sportsplex, and must check in at the administration desk upon arrival during office hours Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. – 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday: 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

This is to avoid double booking with the public.

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

Fees

$3.00 per player (reservations are not available at the Sportsplex)

Memberships may be purchased at the Sportsplex during office hours at the administration desk.

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 

 

 

 

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