Verner Fitness Room

Verner Fitness Room 
(located at the Verner Arena) 

80 Principale Street East
Verner, ON   
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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

Membership
Adults  Seniors
1 month $30 $25
3 months $70 $50
7 months

$105

$85

 

Swimming Lessons

water Winter 2019  

Private and Semi-Private Lessons 
Registrations: January 3, 2019 at 6:30 am (Community and Recreation Centre)

Group Lessons 
Registrations: Janary 6, 2019 at 8:30 am (Community and Recreation Centre)

Endurance Tek
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  
TUESDAY

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
MONDAY
Sea Otter 4:00pm-4:30pm 5:00pm-5:30pm 6:30pm-7:00pm 7:00pm-7:30pm  
Salamander 4:30pm-5:00pm 5:30pm-6:00pm 7:00pm-7:30pm    
Sunfish 4:00pm-4:30pm 5:00pm-5:30pm 6:30pm-7:00pm    
Crocodile 4:30pm-5:00pm 6:00pm-6:30pm 7:00pm-7:30pm    
Whale 5:30-6:00pm 6:30pm-7:00pm 7:00pm-7:30pm    
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

User Fees

Pool and Arena Rental Fees

Arena Adult Private Rental

$145

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)
1 cake, 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
Endurance Tek - 10 weeks $75 $95 

 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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View the Spring 2019 Program: April to July


 

Pool Programs

* Aqua Fitness Classes will end June 21, 2019.

Pool Programs
Programmes de la piscine

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

7am-9am

7am-10am

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

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
8:30pm-9:30pm

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

 

 

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
7:45pm-8:30pm

 

10:15am-11am
7:45pm-8:30pm

 

 

 

 

Family Swim
Natation familiale

 

 

6:30pm-7:30pm

 

 

 

 

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

 


 

Swimming Lessons

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  

See the swimming lesson schedule

 


  

Fitness Centre 

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.

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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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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

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

 

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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 

*The Verner Splash Park is currently closed due to construction in the area. 

 


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Playgrounds

Cache Bay

Field

River Valley 

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School Playgrounds

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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 Sessions

  • Saturday, June 1, 2019 (9am to 4pm)
  • French Session

  • Sunday, June 2, 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, April 28, 2019  (9am to 1pm)
  • Saturday, June 15, 2019 (9am to 1pm)
  • French Session

  • Saturday, April 27, 2019, 2018 (9am to 1pm) 
  • Sunday, June 16, 2019 (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 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

    7 days/week: 10am-5pm

    Tuesdays and Thursday: open until 8pm

    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.

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    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. 

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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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