Verner Fitness Room
(located at the Verner Arena)
80 Principale Street East
HOURS OF OPERATION
OCTOBER 1, 2018 TO APR 5, 2019
Sunday - CLOSED
Monday - 8 :30a.m. to 8 p.m.
Tuesday - 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Wednesday - 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Thursday - 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday - 8:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. (Noon)
Register today at the Verner Library
Temporary location: 11736 Hwy 64 at the Knights of Colombus Hall
Library Hours of Operation
Sunday - CLOSED
Monday - 6 :00 p.m. to 8: 00 p.m.
Tuesday - 1:00 p.m. to 5: 00 p.m.
Wednesday - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Thursday - 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday - 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday - CLOSED
Private and Semi-Private Lessons
Registrations: January 3, 2019 at 6:30 am (Community and Recreation Centre)
Registrations: Janary 6, 2019 at 8:30 am (Community and Recreation Centre)
Registrations: January 6, 2019 at 8:30 am (Community and Recreation Centre)
Not sure what level your child is in?
FREE testing available on January 4, 2019. Must schedule an appointment.
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.
* Classes start the week of January 14th
To register or for more information, please contact
the Community and Recreation Centre at 705.753.0160
WINTER 2019 SWIMMING LESSON SCHEDULE
|RED CROSS SWIM PRESCHOOL|
|Level||Available Days & Times|
There will be no swimming classes on Family Day, February 18 or during the week of March Break, March 11-15th.
|Starfish & Duck (Parent & Tot)*||3:30pm-4:00pm||*Parents must accompany children in the water. Age 4-24 months|
|Seaturtle (Parent & Tot)*||5:00pm-5:30pm||*Parents must accompany children in the water. Age: 24-36 months|
|RED CROSS SWIM KIDS||
New to the program? Not sure which level to register in? Book an AQUATIC SKILL TEST free of charge! Friday, January 4th, 2019, 4pm-5pm.Or by request. For more information, speak to the front desk reception staff.
|Level||MONDAY - Available Times|
|Swim Kids 1||4:00pm-4:30pm||6:00pm-6:30pm|
|Swim Kids 2||5:30pm-6:00pm||6:30pm-7:00pm|
|Swim Kids 3||4:30pm-5:00pm||7:00pm-7:30pm|
|Swim Kids 4||4:00pm-4:30pm||6:00pm-6:30pm|
|Swim Kids 5||5:00pm-6:00pm|
|Swim Kids 6||6:00pm-7:00pm||The Swim Preschool
Program is for children
aged 3-6 years. Children
aged 7 years and older
must enrol in the Swim Kids Program.
|Swim Kids 7 & 8||6:00pm-7:00pm|
|Swim Kids 9 &10||4:30pm-5:30pm|
|ALL CLASSES START THE WEEK OF January 14th|
ENDURANCE TEK: Wednesday & Friday | 4:00pm-5:00pm
|Pool and Arena Rental||Fees|
Arena Adult Private Rental
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)
Group Swimming Lessons - 10 weeks (1st Child)
Group Swimming Lessons - 10 weeks (1st Child)
|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|
|Endurance Tek - 10 weeks||$75||$95|
West Nipissing Community & Recreation Centre
(18 - 59)
|Senior (60 - 74)
Child (3 - 17)*
Per Visit (Pool or Fitness)
Residing in West Nipissing
1 Month Pool
|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.
View the Spring 2019 Program: April to July
* Aqua Fitness Classes will end June 21, 2019.
Pool Programs Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Adult Lap Swim / 7am-9am 7am-10am 7am-9am 7am-10am 7am-9am 10am-11am Parent & Tot 11:30am-1pm 11:30am-1pm 11:30am-1pm Adult Leisure Swim 11:30am-1pm 11:30am-1pm 11:30am-1pm 11:30am-1pm 11:30am-1pm 10am-11am Open Lap Swim 3pm-4pm 3pm-4pm 3pm-4pm Aqua Deep Water Fitness / Classes de conditionnement dans l’eau profonde 9:15am-10am 10:15-11am 9:15am-10am 10:15am –11am 10:15am-11am Aqua Shallow Water Fitness / Classes de conditionnement dans l’eau peu profonde 10:15am-11am 10:15am-11am Family Swim 6:30pm-7:30pm Public Swim 6:30pm-7:30pm 6:30pm-7:30pm 7pm-8pm 12pm-3pm 12pm-3pm Rent me! 11am-12pm 11am-12pm
Programmes de la piscine
Natation en longeurs adulte
Parent et bambin
Natation récréative adulte
Natation en longeurs libre
À louer !
Adult Lap Swim /
Parent & Tot
Adult Leisure Swim
Open Lap Swim
Aqua Deep Water Fitness / Classes de conditionnement dans l’eau profonde
Aqua Shallow Water Fitness / Classes de conditionnement dans l’eau peu profonde
Registrations for Private and Semi-Private Lessons: April 1
- Call or email to register
- Private Lessons Start: week of April 15
Registrations for Group Lessons and Endurance Tek: April 7
- Register in-person from 8:30am at the Recreation Centre
- Group Lessons Start: week of April 15
Not sure what level your child is in?
- FREE testing on April 5 from 4-5pm by appointment, or different date by request
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
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.
Hours / Heures d’ouverture
To submit an event:
Step 1: Complete the Event Submission Form available here
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.
Janen Street Park
South Side Park and Splash Park
France Gareau Park and *Splash Park
Piette Street Park
*The Verner Splash Park is currently closed due to construction in the area.
École élémentaire catholique Christ-Roi
École élémentaire catholique La Résurrection
École élémentaire catholique St-joseph
École élémentaire catholique Ste-Marguerite d'Youville
École publique Jeunesse Active
Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Elementary School
White Woods Public School
Cache Bay Government Dock
Dock Road, Cache Bay
Federal Government Dock
Holditch Street, Sturgeon Falls
Desjardins Street, Field
Muskasong Lake Boat Launch
Lavigne Government Dock
Highway 64 South, Lavigne
300 King Street, Sturgeon Falls
The Sturgeon River House Museum
250 Fort Road, Sturgeon Falls
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.
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.
To register your child, please call the Community and Recreation Centre at 705.753.0160
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 Municipality of West Nipissing.
Call or email us to host an event or book a tour. Follow us on Facebook to hear about our weekly events!
7 days/week: 10am-5pm
Tuesdays and Thursday: open until 8pm
General Admission: $4 + tax per person
School and Group Tours
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.
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.
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*
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.
Events happening at the Museum and in the community!
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.
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.
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.
Monthly Temporary Exhibit
January 2019: Lake Nipissing
February 2019: Fur Trade and Trapping
March 2019: Women Who are Fierce
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.
Dock and Boat Launch
The Museum offers boat launching with access to the Sturgeon River with the purchase of a seasonal pass.