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Facilities and Rentals
The City of Vaughan has a variety of recreation facilities that have pools, fitness centres, arenas, sports fields and activity rooms that are available for use by individuals, groups or organizations. Facility availability of many of our rental spaces can be checked online or see Facility Rentals & Parties for more information.
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Debit, credit or cheque are the only acceptable forms of payment.
All recreation facilities are equipped with free Wi-Fi. Check the City Viewer to find a facility in your area, or click on one of the links below for location, hours of operation, features and amenities.
|Facility||Gym||Pool||Fitness Centre||Arena||Outdoor Rink|
|Al Palladini Community Centre||X||X||X||X|
|Chancellor Community Centre||X||X||X|
|Dufferin Clark Community Centre||X||X||X|
|Father E. Bulfon Community Centre||X||X||X||X|
|Garnet A. Williams Community Centre||X||X||X||X||X|
|Maple Community Centre||X||X||X||X|
|North Thornhill Community Centre||X||X||X|
|Rosemount Community Centre||X||X|
|Vellore Village Community Centre||X||X||X||X|
|Woodbridge Pool & Memorial Arena||X||X|
- The Sports Village
For rental inquiries, please call 905.738.7574, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit sportsvillage.ca.
- Vaughan Studios & Event Space
A new, 19,000 square foot recreation venue with a rooftop terrace has opened in the City’s emerging downtown core! The venue offers premium recreation programming for the community and is available to rent for private functions. For rental inquiries, please email VSES@vaughan.ca.
- Thornhill Outdoor Pool (Opening Saturday, June 17)
- Uplands Golf Club & Ski Centre
- City Playhouse Theatre
Planning a party, meeting, sporting event or function?
There are a wide variety of City-owned facilities in your local community available to rent for all occasions; from gymnasiums to pools, meeting rooms to heritage homes, and arenas to a theatre. There is something for everyone. Got a special request? We'll do our best to help make your special occasion a success.
Hosting a playdate or party with us is a piece of cake!
Parents, let us take some of the party-planning stress off your plate by helping plan your child’s next special occasion at Vaughan community centres! For more information, visit vaughan.ca/partytime.
Maple Bowling Alley – Host a bowling party! Our 4-lane, 5-pin bowling alley located in the basement of Maple Community Centre is available for private party rentals on Friday evenings and weekends.
Refer to Facility Rentals for a complete list of facilities and permitting details. View facility availability online, or call 905.832.8500 for more information. For City Playhouse Theatre rental inquiries, please call 905.303.2000 or email PlayhouseRentals@vaughan.ca.
This is a City-approved, Vaughan-based, not-for-profit community organization run by an elected and volunteer board of directors whose prime purpose is to provide recreation, community or leisure services to the residents of Vaughan. Groups must be comprised of 75% residents except in the case of minor sports groups (aged 19 and under) that must be comprised of 90% house league residents. The application requirements, terms and conditions and eligibility criteria are defined in the Community Service Organization (CSO) Policy.
Community Service Organization (CSO) Frequently Asked Questions
Community Service Organizations
Community Service Organization (CSO) Application
The City of Vaughan, Recreation Services department promotes and recognizes that municipal parks, recreation, heritage and other facilities are integral to healthy communities and intended to be used by the public. The City encourages community members to use municipal facilities that enhances community enjoyment, involvement, health and wellness. The Department encourages these active living, social and other activities that enhance the well being, health and quality of life to residents and acknowledges that use of City owned facilities directly aid in facilitating these activities. Facilities are allocated utilizing the Fair Play Facility Allocation Policy.
Facility Allocation Policy Frequently Asked Questions
- Artificial Field Request: Pre-Season
- Artificial Field Request: Seasonal
- Artificial Field Request: Post-Season
- Facility Request: Summer
- Additional Facility Request: Summer
- Facility Request: Summer Parks & Picnic Areas
- Facility Request: Fairs & Festivals Services-in-Kind Equipment
- Membership/Team Player List
- Facility Request: Fall, Winter, Spring
- Special Event in a City Park or Facility
Vaughan is a City of choice that promotes diversity, innovation and opportunity for all citizens, fostering a vibrant community life that is inclusive, progressive, environmentally responsible and sustainable. It is recognized that this vision can be achieved through various initiatives such as community-based heritage, village fairs and festivals. The City will continue to support and encourage these events planned by volunteer groups that assist in enriching and preserving its diverse community.
The purpose of the Fairs & Festivals Support Program is to demonstrate Vaughan's support for these types of events by establishing criteria that will enable qualifying groups to receive further assistance.
You can now reserve a gazebo at five City-operated parks online at vaughan.perfectmind.com.
- Chatfield District Park (100 Lawford Rd, Woodbridge)
- Doctors McLean Park (8100 Islington Avenue, Woodbridge)
- Mackenzie Glen District Park (220 Cranston Park Ave, Maple)
- Maxey Park (181 Willis Rd, Woodbridge)
- Sonoma Heights Community Park (100 Sunset Ridge, Woodbridge)
Bookings are available 10 to 90 days in advance for a three-to-nine-hour timeslot. The fee is $48.32 per hour for residents and $53.69 per hour for non-residents (excluding tax) for the gazebo reservation, with an additional required insurance fee of $28.05. All bookings also require a $300 security deposit that will be refunded in full after your event.
To book online, follow these steps:
- Log in to vaughan.perfectmind.com
- Click the ‘Facility Information’ tab, then ‘Online Facility Booking’
- Click ‘Picnic Area’
- Pick your desired park and click ‘Choose’
- Select the duration of your reservation (between three to nine hours) and input the number of attendees
- View the calendar to select your preferred date and time
- Click ‘Reserve’
- Review and agree to contract terms, enter payment and place your order
- A contract and receipt will automatically be emailed to you
All park bookings include exclusive use of a gazebo shelter and select picnic tables. All other park amenities, such as parking, playgrounds, water play areas, tennis and bocce courts, secondary shade structures and washrooms are open for public use.
All community centres are CLOSED on the following holidays. See community centre Holiday Hours (when applicable) for specific operating hours during these times:
- New Year's Day: January 1
- Good Friday
- Easter Sunday
- Victoria Day
- Canada Day: July 1
- Simcoe Holiday
- Labour Day
- Thanksgiving Monday
- Christmas Day: December 25
All programs are running and community centres are open regular hours offering fun family activities.
Passover | Thursday, April 6 and Friday, April 7
All registered programs are cancelled at Dufferin Clark, North Thornhill & Rosemount community centres ONLY (exceptions may apply).
Canada Day, Simcoe Holiday & Labour Day
Thornhill Outdoor Pool is open; see our Recreational Swimming page for more details.
Rosh Hashanah | 4pm on the first day until the end of the last day
Community centres are open. Recreational drop-in activities only.
Yom Kippur | Sunday Sept. 24 after 4pm, Monday Sept. 25
All registered programs are cancelled at Dufferin Clark, North Thornhill, Rosemount & Garnet A. Williams community centres ONLY (exceptions may apply).
Halloween: October 31
All registered programs are not scheduled after 4pm (exceptions may apply).