Hamilton. Healthy & Safe Communities Department, Recreation Division

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A division within the City of Hamilton Healthy & Safe Communities Department that coordinates indoor and outdoor recreation programs and provides placement assistance for individuals with special needs. Manages arenas, community and recreation centres, seniors centres and clubs, parks and trails, playgrounds, aquatic centres and swimming pools, city summer camps and supervised playgrounds, facility and ice rentals, and permits.

For information about rental spaces call the Facility Rental Line at 905-540-5590. To rent a room at a recreation centre, contact the centre directly.

Lister Block Building
28 James St N 3rd Floor
Hamilton, ON
L8R 2K1
Hours: Administration: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm * Facility hours vary
Phone: 905-546-3747


Open to all


Contact for information


Service - Service fees for rentals; Program - Program or membership fees apply to some services;


Fully Accessible



Primary Contact Person

Chris Herstek, Director

Areas Served

Hamilton (City of)

Agency Type

Local Government