||Oak Ridges Community Centre
12895 Bayview Avenue
Richmond Hill, ON L4B 4P9
*Please note that the Oak Ridges Tot Pool will be closed for repair June 4 - 17, 2013. Please check out our Spring Recreational Swim Schedule for alternate swim times at the other pools in Richmond Hill. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Recreational Swim Schedule & Fees
The Oak Ridges Community Centre offers a wide-variety of recreation and leisure opportunities for Richmond Hill residents.
The Oak Ridges Community Centre is a landmark facility within an integrated site and a leading edge example of environmental sustainability. The building design provides support to and complements the ecologically sensitive park design. Building design and operations recognize LEED initiatives and received a Silver LEED Certification. The community centre is located in an area for visitors to enjoy dramatic views of Lake Wilcox, while the architecture provides a sensitive visual amenity within the waterfront setting.
Lake Wilcox Park
The 56,000-square foot Oak Ridges Community Centre has the following amenities:
- Six-lane leisure pool, including a slide component, a separate teaching tank and change rooms
- Oak Ridges Moraine Eco Centre, providing educational programs and activities related to the environment and the Oak Ridges Moraine;
- Fitness studio and aerobics studio;
- Gymnasium (7,000 sq. ft.);
- Two General Program rooms;
- Seniors'/Youth Program room;
- Administration area; and an
Recreation & Culture Programs and Services
As a result of your response to the community centre program needs assessment, a variety of programs, activities and services have been planned for the community.
Designed for discovery and education, the Eco Centre provides a variety of resources and reference materials about ecological and environmental-based initiatives, the natural and cultural history of the Oak Ridges Moraine and Richmond Hill Watersheds.
The Fitness and Aerobics Studio at the Oak Ridges Community Centre is state-of-the-art and focuses on health, wellness and active living. You can sign up for a fitness membership, drop in and try a wide variety of aerobic and aquafitness classes or register for specialized programs like CycleFit, Zumba, Yoga and Pilates.
The six-lane, 25-metre leisure pool
features a waterslide, beach entry children's teaching tank, change rooms and a sauna. Recreational swims, instructional lessons, leadership and certificate programs are just a sampling of what is offered.
The college-sized gymnasium
is state-of-the-art with hardwood sprung floors lined to accommodate basketball, volleyball and badminton. In addition to these three main sport activities, a variety of general sport and active programming are offered. The gymnasium is situated beside a full kitchen facility, suitable for community events and private function rentals.
There are two general program rooms
and one older adult and youth program room where general programs will take place, such as dance, arts, crafts, photography, cooking and computer use.
No matter what the needs are, this unique facility offers programs for all ages from preschool and children to youth, adult, older adult and families.
Learn more about the programs and recreational activities offered at the ORCC in the Community Recreation Guide