Verner Fitness Room

Verner Fitness Room 
(located at the Verner Arena) 

80 Principale Street East
Verner, ON   
P0H 2M0

HOURS OF OPERATION
OCTOBER 21, 2019  TO APR 3, 2020 

Hours of Operation  Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday  Thursday  Friday Saturday Sunday
Oct 21 - Apr 3 8:30 am - 8pm 8:30 am - 8pm 8:30 am - 8pm 8:30 am - 8pm 8:30 am - 3pm 8:00 am - 12 pm CLOSED

 

Membership Fees

Verner Membership Adult 18-59 Seniors 60-74 75+
1 Month $30 $25 Free
3 Month $70 $50
5 Month $80 $60

Registrations

Register at the Library in Verner
11790 Hwy 64, Verner

Library Hours

Monday and Wednesday: 6pm- 8pm
Tuesday and Thursday: 1pm - 5 pm
Friday: 5pm - 7pm

 

 

Swimming Lessons

Fall Registrations 2019    

Private and Semi-Private Lessons
Registration opens on September 7th at 8:30 AM

Register in person at the West Nipissing Community & Recreation Centre or by calling 705 753 0160. 

Classes available on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday evenings. 

 

Group Lessons
Registration opens on September 15th at 8:30 AM

Register in person at the West Nipissing Community & Recreation Centre. 

Classes are available on Monday or Tuesday evenings.

 

COMING SOON 

Soon, you will be able to register from the comfort of your own home with online registrations.  Stay tuned!

 


 

All classes must be paid at the time of registration.  For gift certificates, credits on your account or funding agencies, please register in-person at the Community and Recreation Centre. 

 

Cost for members: $55 1st child, $45 2nd child, $35 3rd child.

Cost for non-members: $70 1st child, $60 2nd child, $50 3rd child. 

For more information, please contact the Community and Recreation Centre at 705.753.0160

 

Not sure what level your child is in? 

FREE testing by appointment.

 

User Fees

Pool and Arena Rental Fees

Arena Adult Private Rental

$155

Private Pool Rental

$110 (0-20 people)
$135 (21-40 people)
$160 (41-60 people)
$190 (61 - over people)

 

Birthday Party Packages Fees

1 hour pool (up to 20 people)
Pop or juice
20 pieces of pepperoni and cheeze pizza

$185

 

Swimming Lessons
Member Non-Member

Group Swimming Lessons - 10 weeks (1st Child)

$55 $70

Group Swimming Lessons - 10 weeks (1st Child)

$45 $60
Group Swimming Lessons - 10 weeks (1st Child) $35 $50
Private Swimming Lessons $13 per lesson $16 per lesson
Semi-Private Swimming Lessons $9 per lesson $11 per lesson

 membership West Nipissing Community & Recreation Centre 

Membership Fees
Adult
(18 - 59)
Senior (60 - 74)
Child (3 - 17)*
Student**
Immediate
Family
FREE

Per Visit (Pool or Fitness)

$4.50 $3.50 $12







75 years old +

2 years old 
& under

Residing in West Nipissing

1 Month Pool

$40 $28 $59
1 Month Fitness $53 $42 $67
1 Month Pool & Fitness $90 $62 $112
3 Months Pool $83 $58 $128
3 Months Fitness $111 $84 $165
3 Months Pool & Fitness $145 $98 $221
6 Months Pool $149 $97 $238
6 Months Fitness $161 $128 $303
6 Months Pool & Fitness $231 $163 $409
1 Year Pool $240 $173 $435
1 Year Fitness $287 $206 $513
1 Year Pool & Fitness $413 $301 $746
*Must be 16 years old and over to use the fitness room. Residing in West Nipissing 
**Student card required. 

 

Pool and Fitness Programming

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Get the Holiday Activities Schedule in PDF format

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Get the Fall Program in PDF format

 


 

Pool Programs

Pool Programs
Programmes de la piscine

Monday
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Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
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Friday
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Saturday
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Sunday
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Adult Lap Swim /
Natation en longeurs adulte

7am-9am
8:30pm-9:30pm

7am-10am

7am-9am

7am-10am

7am-9am

 

10am-11am

Parent & Tot
Parent et bambin

11:30am-1pm

 

11:30am-1pm

 

11:30am-1pm

 

 

Adult Leisure Swim
Natation récréative adulte

11:30am-1pm

11:30am-1pm

11:30am-1pm 

11:30am-1pm 

11:30am-1pm

10am-11am

 

Open Lap Swim
Natation en longeurs libre

3pm-4pm

 

3pm-4pm

 

3pm-4pm

 

 

Family Swim
Natation familiale

 

 

7pm-8pm

 

 

 

 

Public Swim
Natation publique

 

6:30pm-7:30pm

 

6:30pm-7:30pm

7pm-8pm

12pm-3pm

12pm-3pm

Rent me!
À louer ! 

 

 

 

 

 

11am-12pm

11am-12pm

 

 

Aquafit 

Aquafit Classes begin September 9 and end December 20, 2019.

 

Aquafit 

Monday
lundi

Tuesday
mardi

Wednesday
mercredi
 

Thursday
jeudi

Friday
vendredi

Saturday
samedi

Sunday
dimanche

Shallow End / Eau peu profonde

9am-9:45am
7:45pm-8:30pm

 

9am-9:45am
8:15pm-9pm

 

 

 

 

Deep End / Eau profonde

10am-10:45am

10am-10:45am

10am-10:45am

10am-10:45am

10am-10:45am

 

 


 

Swimming Lessons

 

Winter sessions starting in January. 

Group registration opens on January 10.

 

Coming Soon

Soon, you will be able to register from the comfort of your own home with online registrations.  Stay tuned!

 

Cost for members

  • $55 1st child
  • $45 2nd child
  • $35 3rd child

Cost for non-members

  • $70 1st child
  • $60 2nd child
  • $50 3rd child  

 


 

Fitness Centres 

Must be 16 yrs or older to use the fitness room. / Vous devez être âgé de 16 ans ou plus pour utiliser la salle de mise en forme.

West Nipissing Ouest

Monday
lundi

Tuesday
mardi

Wednesday
mercredi 

Thursday
jeudi

Friday
vendredi

Saturday
samedi

Sunday
dimanche

Hours / Heures d’ouverture

6:30am-9pm

6:30am-9pm

6:30am-9pm

6:30am-9pm

6:30am-9pm

8:30am-3pm

8:30am-3pm

FREE Walking Program
Programme de marche GRATUIT

7am-10am  –  Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday  –  November 5 to April 23 

7h - 10h  –  mardi, mercredi, jeudi  –  5 novembre au 23 avril

 

 

Verner

Monday
lundi

Tuesday
mardi

Wednesday
mercredi 

Thursday
jeudi

Friday
vendredi

Saturday
samedi

Sunday
dimanche

Hours / Heures  Oct 21 - Apr 3

8:30am-8pm

8:30am-8pm

8:30am-8pm

8:30am-8pm

8:30am-8pm

8am-12pm

Closed

Events Calendar

 

To submit an event: 

Step 1: Complete the Event Submission Form available here

Step 2: Submit the completed form in person at the Municipal Office, or by e-mail at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

 

 

Parks and Playgrounds

 

Parks 

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Cache Bay
Splash Park and Playground (Cache Bay Community Centre)
The Municipality of West Nipissing acknowledges the Ontario Trillium Foundation contribution of $125,000 towards the Cache Bay Splash Park and Playground project.

Lavigne
Waterfront Park

Sturgeon Falls
Richelieu Park
Janen Street Park
*South Side Park and Splash Park 
Minnehaha Bay

Verner
France Gareau Park and  *Splash Park 
Piette Street Park 

Splash Parks are open during the summer months from 10 a.m to 9 p.m. 


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Playgrounds

Cache Bay

Field

River Valley 

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School Playgrounds

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École élémentaire catholique La Résurrection

École élémentaire catholique St-joseph

École élémentaire catholique Ste-Marguerite d'Youville

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Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Elementary School

White Woods Public School

 

Public Boat Launches and Docking Facilities

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Cache Bay Government Dock
Dock Road, Cache Bay

Federal Government Dock
Holditch Street, Sturgeon Falls

Field Dock
Desjardins Street, Field

Muskasong Lake Boat Launch 
Field

Lavigne Government Dock
Highway 64 South, Lavigne

Minnehaha Bay
300 King Street, Sturgeon Falls

The Sturgeon River House Museum
250 Fort Road, Sturgeon Falls

Red Cross Babysitting Courses

cross2 Babysitting Course (ages 11- 15) 

This course is designed for youth 11 years and up who want to become a babysitter or may already be one. The Babysitting Course covers the responsibilities of a babysitter, safety tips for children of all ages, basic child care skills and what to do in case of an emergency.

Upcoming courses 

English Session

  • Sunday, January 26, 2019 – 9am to 4pm

French Session

  • Saturday, January 25, 2019 – 9am to 4pm

Cost: $55.00


cross2 Stay Safe! (ages 9 -11) 

The Stay Safe program teaches applicable and age-appropriate skills while increasing and reinforcing a youth's capacity to improve his or her own safety. Whether in their community or on their own, this group will be given better tools to Stay Safe! in a variety of different situations.

Upcoming courses 

English Session 

  • Sunday, March 1, 2020 – 9am to 1pm

French Session

  • Saturday, February 29, 2020– 9am to 1pm

 

 

Cost: $33.00

 

To register your child, please call the Community and Recreation Centre at 705.753.0160

 

 

 

Sturgeon River House Museum

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The Sturgeon River House, located on the West bank of the Sturgeon River is more than a museum. It was established to promote, conserve and enhance the culture and heritage of the Municipality of West Nipissing.

 


Contact us

 phone 705.753.4716

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map-marker-alt 250 chemin Fort Road, Sturgeon Falls, Ontario P2B 2N7

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 Call or email us to host an event or book a tour. Follow us on Facebook to hear about our weekly events!

 


Business Hours

Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday-Friday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Thursday: 12pm to 8pm

Saturday - Sunday: Closed

General Admission: $4 + tax per person 


School and Group Tours

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Mobile Museum

Choose the location and we’ll bring you hands-on educational exhibits that encourage participants to play and learn about nature, animals and our region’s pioneers. 

This is a great opportunity for schools and community groups to save on traveling. Please note that the Mobile Museum is only available on Mondays and costs $5 per person. Contact us today for reservations.

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Host a Birthday Party!

Celebrate with friends and family at the Museum. The packages below are for 2 hour parties for 10 to 15 people. 

Choose from:

1 - $100 Hall Rental Only

2 - $175  Do It Yourself Party: unguided tour of museum, pizza and beverages

3 - $185  Messy Fingers Party: ages 1-5, painting craft, decorate cupcakes

4 - $205 Scavenger Hunt Party: scavenger hunt, craft, pizza and beverages

5 - $215  Movies and Goodies Party: movies, candy bars, pizza and beverages

6 - $225  Animal Party: owl pellet dissection, active games, animal craft, pizza and beverages 

*Prices don’t include HST* 

 


Nature Trails 

Free and open year-round! The Museum has 1 km of low-impact walking trails through provincially significant wetlands. Enjoy the natural cranberry bogs and the scenery of overlooking beautiful Lake Nipissing.

Snowshoe rentals are available at the Museum during regular business hours. $10 per person.

 

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Event Calendar 

Events happening at the Museum and in the community!

 


Facility Rental

The Banquet Hall is available for all special occasions, weddings, meetings and conferences. A fully equipped kitchen and bar facility are at your disposal or you may wish to have your event catered by the Museum staff. This Hall is located on the main floor. 

The Boardroom, located on the second floor, consist of a kitchenette area and of seating arrangements accommodating 15 to 25 persons. Audio-visual equipment is available at an extra cost.

Contact us to book a site visit. 

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Inner Courtyard

Enjoy a family picnic outdoors under a party tent or in our courtyard fronting the beautiful Sturgeon River. You will find a workable Blacksmith Shop known as La Forge Charles, the Duquette Icehouse where blocks of ice are stored throughout the year and the Maison Major, our old pioneer style home. An open-air stage is available for outdoor concerts or plays.

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Permanent exhibit

The Museum's permanent exhibit consists of many interesting artifacts, examples of traditional snares and bush shelters, information on the remarkable fur-bearing animals of the north, a fascinating video on the creation of birch bark canoes, and so much more. Also, step back in time within our trading post replica to get an authentic feel for Ontario' rugged past. This exhibit is a tribute to the northern spirit of survival.

Hudson Bay Post SRHM 

 


Souvenir and Gift Shop

Our Souvenir and Gift Shop is filled with unique items such as homemade soaps, dreamcatchers and other regionally themed gems -- many of which are locally made. 

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Dock and Boat Launch

The Museum offers boat launching with access to the Sturgeon River with the purchase of a seasonal pass. 

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