Visit the COVID-19 Recreation Safety page for more on current regulations. 

Spring program registration opens March 23, 2022. 

  • Swimming lessons at 7 a.m.
  • All remaining programs at 8:30 a.m.

To browse programs visit our CORAL (Cambridge Online Registration for Activities & Leisure) site

Register now

In person registration will occur at City Hall or any of our recreation facilities. Hours of operation are below. 

Need help navigating the registration process? Have a read through the CORAL site tips and ticks.

Drop-in Programs

Due to limited program space, activities at David Durward, Ted Wake, William E Pautler and Allan Reuter Centres still require pre-registration. Register in advance to avoid disappointment. 

Programs at the Centre for the Arts, John Dolson and WG Johnson no longer require pre-registration with the exception of certain specialty programs (ie. Pottery and Cycling).  Check with the front desk to learn whether your favourite drop in requires pre-registration.

Preschool, Kinder and Children Programs

Adult Registered Programs

Special Interest Programs


While programs and services were paused, all memberships were suspended and extended for the period of the closure.

If you are not yet comfortable attending our facilities in-person, please use the email addresses listed below to request a pro-rated refund.

Please note that all refunds can be placed on account or will be refunded via cheque requisition. 

For a complete overview of updates on Recreation and Culture programs and how we are responding to Covid 19, please visit Recreation Safety.  Should you have any questions related to your registration or membership, please call Service Cambridge at 519-623-1340. 

We thank the community for your patience and will provide an update if there are further adjustments or changes. 

Hours of Operation effective February 7, 2022
CentreHoursFacility Specificatons

Allan Reuter Centre (ARC)

507 King Street East

8:30 a.m. -4 p.m Mon - Fri Front door on King Street

Cambridge Centre for the Arts (CCA)

60 Dickson Street

8:30 a.m.- 9 p.m. Mon - Thurs

8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Fri

9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sat

Front door of Arts Centre
David Durward Centre (DDC)
62 Dickson Street

8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Mon - Fri

*3:45 p.m. - 9 p.m. Mon - Thurs

*9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sat                                                  

Please enter through the entrance at 62 Dickson Street (corner of Dickson & Wellington St)

*Please enter through CCA entrance for these times

William E. Pautler Centre

1145 Concessions

8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Mon - Fri

Side entrance off the South parking lot

Pickleball will run Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings

John Dolson Centre Please view swim schedule  
W.G. Johnson Centre (including Ted Wake Centre)

Please view swim schedule

Please enter through entrance at 31 Kribs St (main front doors), off upper parking lot

For John Dolson Centre and W.G. Johnson Centre  view current hours

Conditioning Room Hours , for up-to-date hours keep visiting here

Registration Policies

Age requirements
You must meet any age requirements by the first session/class of a program, unless otherwise stated.
Refund policy 
We realize that sometimes patrons sign up for an activity(s) that doesn’t fully meet their expectations.  If you realize that your activity registration doesn’t meet your needs, we have developed a comprehensive refund/withdrawal policy that fits many circumstances.

Although it is not mandatory for you to do so, it is helpful to us if you let us know your reason for withdrawing from a program.

 Fee assistance

The City of Cambridge is committed to providing assistance to cover part of the cost of City-run recreation programs and memberships for families and individuals who can't afford to participate in these activities.

The Activities For Less program is for permanent Cambridge residents only.  Eligibility is based on total household income.

Eligible programs - Programs run directly by the City of Cambridge, Parks, Recreation and Culture Division which include:

  • aquatic lessons (private/semi-private lessons are ineligible)
  • individual memberships for youth, student, adult and senior (some exceptions
  • registered program

Ineligible charges - fee assistance cannot be used for manuals, exam fees, program supplies or administrative fees

Activities for Less


  1. Complete, sign and date the fee assistance application form.
  2. Attach copies of current  tax year Revenue Canada, Income Tax Notice of Assessment for all adults in the household (copies only)
  3. If income is $0 you must still provide a copy of Revenue Canada, Notice of Assessment
  4. If the Assessment does not show your current address please provide proof of same

Please note - If your application is approved, you will receive a confirmation letter in the mail (allow 15-20 business days). Incomplete applications will be returned.

Applying for fee assistance does not guarantee approval

Fee assistance must be approved before registering and may not be applied after.  You must apply annually for Activities for Less.  Fee assistance starts from the date of approval for one full year.  Subsequent applications are accepted no earlier than 3 weeks prior to the expiry of current approved fee assistance.

We handle all inquiries confidentially.  If you have any questions or require assistance in completing the application, please contact Recreation and Culture Department at (519) 623-1340 ext. 4531.

JumpStart Program

To learn more about the Jumpstart program, apply for funding, or make a donation  Jumpstart or call 1-844-YES-PLAY
If you live outside of the Cambridge community, a non-resident fee applies in addition to our regular program or membership fees. We calculate this additional fee automatically when you register for a program.

If you believe you were charged the non-resident fee incorrectly; you must appeal and produce documentation within 90 days of the registration in order to receive a review and adjustment. 

For assistance, please contact 519-623-1340 or