To access information on Active Cambridge please visit the following website www.activecambridge.ca
Neighbourhood Associations, Sport & Community Groups.
The City of Cambridge provides many of it's recreational opportunities through the utilization of a Community Development Approach. This approach operates on the premise that residents of a particular neighbourhood are best suited to determine the recreational and/or social needs of their community. Volunteers from boards and committees to plan and develop programs with support from City staff and Neighbourhood Association staff.
Neighbourhood Associations provide a wonderful variety of recreational, athletic and social programs right in your neighbourhood! Programs are offered at Neighbourhood Association facilities or at local schools. Get involved by taking a program or volunteering.
Map depicting the various Neighbourhood Association Boundaries
Listed below please find a link to each Neighbourhood Association website, or a pdf with information regarding same if a website is not available.
Alison Neighbourhood Association
Blair Road Neighbourhood Association
Kinbridge Community Association - Christopher Champlain
Fiddlesticks Neighbourhood Association
Greenway Chaplin Community Centre
Hespeler Village Neighbourhood Association
Langs Farm Village Association
Popcorn House Community Resource Centre
Preston Heights Community Group
Silverheights Neighbourhood Association
Kinbridge Community Association - Southwood
Summer Playgrounds and Day Camps
Neighbourhood Associations offer a great variety of summer playground or day camp options. Activities such as arts and crafts, games, swimming, music, entertainers, and local off-site trips all led by qualified leaders.
Programs are at various sites and school locations. Find the program that suits your needs!
Summer L.I.T Program
How to Become an LIT (Leader-in-Training) Volunteer
Leader-in-Training (LIT) Program - LIT volunteers act as assistants to Leaders at Summer Playground and Day Camp sites for two or more weeks during July and August. It is an exciting and rewarding experience appropriate for those who enjoy working with children. Training and regular feedback provided. Volunteer hours worked count towards completing Community Involvement activities required for Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD).
- Youth 13-15 years of age may apply (must be a minimum of 13 years of age by start date of the program)
- LEAD (Leadership Excellence Asset Development) training is an asset
- Must participate in mandatory LIT training before being placed on site.
- The LIT program requires you to accompany campers into the water during trips. New! For safety reasons all LIT's are now required to participate in the Lifesaving Society's Safe Guard certification training at their own cost ($25+HST) before being placed on a site. For a list of times and locations, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions may be directed to Andrew Pronk at (519) 740-4681 ext. 4331, or by email email@example.com
Online LIT application LIT Application Form
Sport Organizations and Community Groups
The City of Cambridge has a variety of organizations that provide a wealth of community activities and resources.
Sports Registration Information
Online version of the Directory of Community Groups and Agencies
NCCP - National Coaching Certification Program
The Community Services Department of the City of Cambridge, through the 3M National Coaching Certification Program runs theory coaching clinics throughout the year. Theory clinics are general to all sports and teach important principles of coaching such as planning, sports safety, skill analysis and growth and development. Participants must be 16 years of age or older.
For more sport information please contact 519.740.4681 ext. 4652 or firstname.lastname@example.org