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Memorial Park

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-Memorial Park is located along the shoreline of Georgian Bay. It features many amenities including a campground, public washrooms, a snack shack, pavilion, playground, mini-golf course, walking trails and free parking.

Memorial Park is a pet-friendly environment, with a portion of beach dedicated for dog use.

For more information please visit the Memorial Park Website.

Pavilion Rentals: $30.00 +HST (Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )

 Physical Address: 181 Grant Avenue, Meaford

Contact:

Rod Willis  Supervisor, Parks & Facility Operations 519-538-1060 x.1401
Greg Thacker  Recreation Attendant 519-538-1060 x.1402

Fred Raper's Park

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This park is located along the shoreline of Georgian Bay, with many amenities including two public beach areas and free parking.
 
The playground amentities include a wooden ship structure, swings and an upgraded play structure. This park also offers a covered gazebo and and many picnic tables.
Physical Address: 207 Bayfield Street (located at the corner of Bayfield Street & Sykes St) 
 
Contact:
Rod Willis  Supervisor, Parks & Facility Operations 519-538-1060 x.1401

Beautiful Joe Park

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Beautiful Joe Park is located along the Big Head River. This facility includes a pavilion, picnic tables, walking trails, a public washroom and is a pet-friendly environment.

Throughout the park there are monuments and memorials to commemerate special pets. 

The Beautiful Joe Heritage Society works on projects to improve the park and hold annual events.

Pavilion Rental: $30.00 +HST
 
Physical Address: 162 Edwin Street West 
 
Contact:  Rod Willis    Supervisor, Parks & Facility Operations  519-538-1060 ext 1401
 

McCarroll Park

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Located across from Fred Raper's Park and in close proximity to the Meaford Museum, this park offers lot of open green space, a splash pad, playground equipment, public washrooms and picnic tables. 

Pavilion Rental: $30.00 +HST (Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )

Physical Address: 210 Parker Street East (at the corner of Parker Street East & Bayfield Street)

Contact: 
Rod Willis  Supervisor, Parks & Facility Operations 519-538-1060 x.1401

Station Hill Park

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Physical Address: Sykes Street South

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Georgian Trail

altThe Georgian Trail starts at Meaford's Harbour and runs 34km along highway 26 to Harbourview Park in Collingwood. Much of the trail passes along the beautiful shore of Georgian Bay with ample opportunity to rest or swim along the way.

Trail is rated as an easy and accessible trail which is intended for hiking, cycling, jogging, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and walking. Parking is available at Meaford Harbour or at many convenient entry points along the trail.

Trout Hollow Trail

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 Trout Hollow Trail is a walking trail that travels through private property along both sides of the Bighead River from the Bakeshop Bridge in Meaford to Riverside Community Centre on the 7th Line.

Parts of the trail are an easy walk while other areas offer a more difficult course due to stream crossing and clay banks. While the trail generally follows the river, passing through cedar groves and old hardwoods, it also climbs out of the valley to pass through meadows and grain fields allowing the hiker spectacular views of the countryside. 

Historical remains are found along the river and include: saw mills, grist mills, power dam and power house.

The trail offers easy, moderate and difficult sections as outlined on the map. The trail is intended for foot traffic only. Parking is available at the both the trailhead on Edwin Street and at Riverside Community Centre on the 7th Line. Additional parking can be found accross from the Trailhead at Beautiful Joe Park.

Tom Thomson Trail

altThe Tom Thomson Trail is a multi-use, 3 season trail between Meaford and Owen Sound. The initial trail development begun in 2008, including both on- and off-road sections marked with signs and kilometer markers. The trailhead kiosk is located at Fred Raper Park in Meaford, with the trail ending in Owen Sound at the Kiosk located just North of Bayshore Community Centre.

The trail is 43.4 km in length, varying in difficulty from easy to difficult. The trail is intended for biking, hiking and horseback riding. Parking is available at either end of the trail. 

Bruce Trail 

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 The Bruce Trail is Canada's oldest and longest footpath, providing the only continuous public access to the Magnificent Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve.

The section of trail in our area starts with a trip through the valley of the Bighead River before proceeding along the escarpment to the expansive Bayview Ecarpment Nature Reserve. 

The trail offers spectacular views of Georgian Bay, waterfalls and provincially rare ferns.

The trail is a foot path only, other uses are only permitted where signage indicates those uses.

The Bruce Trail: On Your Doorstep!!

Within a short distance of Meaford is the picturesque Beaver Valley. Majestic views, waterfalls, rock crevices, meadows and beautiful forests are showcased within a continuous 113 km foot path maintained by the many volunteers of the Beaver Valley Bruce Trail Club. This adventurous trail is perfect for hiking, sightseeing and snowshoeing. Bring a lunch and plan to explore the trail soon! Day Hike Map Kits are available from Stuff to Read in Meaford.! For more information please see us at http://www.beavervalleybrucetrail.org or on Facebook at

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Beaver-Valley-Bruce-Trail-Club/132342103543346

Wm. Croft Athletic Fields

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Wm. Croft Athletic Fields is located on Magaret Street in Meaford, conveniently near the Tennis Courts, Blue Dolphin Pool, Skateboard and Bike Parks.

This facility offers 2 full baseball diamonds and one teeball diamond, public washrooms and a snack booth. There is lot of seating and plenty of green space for spectators. Parking is available on site or across the road.

 

Contact: 

This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Supervisor, Parks & Facility Operations 519-538-1060 x.1401

MAAA Minor Baseball Registration 2013

Meaford Minor Baseball is a no-travel house league where kids aged 3-12 years of age come out Mondays from 6-8pm to learn the game.  $30.00 per child

T-Ball                2007-under

Jr Coach Pitch  2004-2006

Sr Coach Pitch  2004-older

Contact Wayne Kaus for registration This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   519.538.9460

 

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Meaford Tennis Courts

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Meaford Tennis Courts are located at the rear of the Wm. Croft Athletic Fields with a walking path connecting the two facilities. The tennis courts are accessed off Eliza Street, with parking directly in front. 

The tennis courts offer two hard surface courts.

 

 

 

Contact: 

This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Supervisor, Parks & Facility Operations 519-538-1060 x.1401

Annan Ball Park

Contact: 

This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Supervisor, Parks & Facility Operations 519-538-1060 x.1401

 

Meaford Skateboard Park

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Meaford Skateboard Park is located next door to Blue Dolphin Pool. Offering a variety of equipment for skateboarders and rollerbladers. This facility is not supervised and therefore should be used at your own risk.

This facility is accessed via Margaret or Richmond Streets. Parking is located on location.

 

 

Contact: 

This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Supervisor, Parks & Facility Operations 519-538-1060 x.1401

 

Community Halls

Meaford & St. Vincent Community Centre

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The Meaford & St. Vincent Community Centre facilities is equipped with an ice pad, auditorium, kitchen facility and meeting room. For more information on this community center, click here.  To see our Community Skate Calendar

Physical Address:151 Collingwood Street West

Contact:

This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Supervisor, Parks & Facility Operations 519-538-1060 x.1401
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Recreation Attendant 519-538-1060 x.1407
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Recreation Attendant 519-538-1060 x.1407

Bognor Community Centre

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Bognor is home to a lovely Community Centre and park.  The Community Centre can be used to host events and includes kitchen facilities.
Bognor Park is located across the road from the Community Centre and contains a ball diamond, a playground and picnic facilities.

Physical Address: #597352 , Grey Road 29, Bognor

Contact:

Betty & Irwin Clark  519-376-0919

Woodford Community Centre

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 Physical Address: 107 Woodford Crescent, Woodford

Contact: 

Mike & Kathy Thede   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Jan Sideris  519-372-2267

 

Riverside Community Centre

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Physical Address: #157707 7th Line, Meaford

Contact:

Florence Brown  519-538-1909
Allen Hughes (Chairperson)  519-538-2938

Kin Hall

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Physical Address: 181 Grant Avenue, Meaford (Located in Memorial Park)

Contact

Dan White  519-538-9064

Non-Municipal Facilities

Meaford Golf & Country Club

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Scenic City Golf Course

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Stone Tree Golf & Fitness Club

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Meaford Curling Club

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Meaford Lawn Bowling

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Jan Caldwell Aquatics

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