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Parks, Recreation & Trails Master Plan

The Township of Tyendinaga is developing a Parks, Recreation & Trails Master Plan that will guide decision-making for improvements, programming, and events for the next 10 years.

Visit our online platform Tyendinaga Talks to view the draft master plan!


Recreation Complex History

In 2001, the Township applied for and received a grant from SuperBuild to expand our existing Recreation Complex. Included in these plans was the construction of a 200-seat capacity multipurpose building, four soccer pitches, a softball field, a hardball field, 2 beach volleyball courts and a children’s playground.

After learning that the Township would be receiving funding for the expansion of the Recreation Complex a group of dedicated volunteers formed the Recreation Complex Development Committee to steer the construction of this huge project! Construction began in the spring of 2003 and in October 2003 the Recreation Hall officially opened for business. Once the Recreation Hall was completed, the Recreation Committee applied to the Ontario Trillium Foundation in 2004 and were successful in receiving funding to construct “Kids Place”, a playground structure in the middle of the Recreation Complex. Four new soccer pitches and the softball diamond were also constructed and completed in time for usage for the 2005 seasons. Two beach volleyball courts were also constructed and used for regular league play that summer. The hardball diamond saw its first game in the spring of 2006 and was used consecutively that season and onward.

In 2011, the Township was able to secure funding to install 30 mature trees, a gazebo and dugout roofs under a shade project through the Trenval Business Development Corporation.  A new north canteen was also redone through the Trenval Business Development Corporation EODP funding in 2013. This includes a much bigger canteen as well as new accessible washrooms.


Programs

  • Youth Recreation Programs

    Tyendinaga Township Minor Baseball Association (TTMBA)

    We are currently seeking volunteers who are committed to the Minor Baseball program in our Municipality. If you’re a person who would like to develop and enhance our existing youth baseball program, we would like to hear from you! For more information, please contact the Municipal Office.

    Youth Baseball League

    The history regarding youth baseball in the Township of Tyendinaga is this; for years our “Melrose” teams have been a part of the Quinte Baseball League loop as we have not had enough teams to run our own league in the Township. The Quinte Baseball League encompasses the following areas: Kingston, Prince Edward County, Tyendinaga Township, Belleville, Quinte West, Brighton, Baltimore & Cobourg. All of the age groups accept the Pre-rookie (t-ball) and Rookie age level travel to all of the centers within the Quinte Baseball League loop.

    To view the 2022 fees, visit the Fees, Charges, and Payment Options page.

    Please note there is a $50 Uniform Deposit for Mosquito, Peewee, Bantam & Midget.

    Youth Soccer League

    The Youth Soccer League is a fun recreational house league for youth aged 4-16 years. The league will start at the end of May and run until mid-July.  Age groups and nights of play will be determined mid-April.

    To view the 2022 fees, visit the Fees, Charges, and Payment Options page. 

  • Adult Recreation Programs

    Adult Mixed 3-Pitch Softball League

    Cost: Visit the Fees, Charges, and Payment Options page. 
    This recreational softball league plays Sunday nights at the Township Recreation Complex. The season runs approximately from the start of June until the end of August with a yearend tournament in September. If you have any questions regarding rules, teams or when registration is, please contact the Recreation Coordinator at the Municipal Office at 613-396-1944 ext. 203.

    Adult Mixed Beach Volleyball League

    Cost: Visit the Fees, Charges, and Payment Options page.
    This recreational mixed volleyball league plays every Thursday night on the beach volleyball courts outside the Township Recreation Hall. The season runs from the beginning of June and ends late August. Call the Municipal Office (613-396-1944 ext. 203) if you have any questions.

  • Volunteers/Coaches

    In order for programs to run smoothly and successfully, our community requires volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering or need community hours, we are interested in you!

    Send an email to recreation@tyendinagatownship.com if you are interested in volunteering for any events/programs!

  • South Hastings Baseball League

    The South Hastings Baseball League is the oldest hardball league in North America. Visit their website for league standings, schedule and rain out information: www.southhastingsbaseballleague.com.

  • Fitness Programs

    Instructor Jeff from UB Yoga has an indoor yoga class on Thursday nights at 6:30pm. Classes take place at the Recreation Hall, 363 McFarlane Road. 

    Instructor Brenda Barker has an indoor Zumba class on Tuesday nights at 6:30pm. Brenda brings over ten years of Zumba dance moves, and she’s looking forward to having you join the party! This class is for everyone; no dance experience is necessary. Classes take place at the Recreation Hall, 363 McFarlane Road.

    Please invite your friends to these classes – the more the merrier!

    Create a free account and register online Here

  • Online Fitness for Kids with Bridge2Wellness

    Below is a library of workout videos for kids to follow along with! Bridget from Bridge2Wellness is a CSEP Certified Personal Trainer and offers many different services including personal training, group training, individual and group sport specific training at her private training studio in Belleville, ON.

    Facebook: @Bridge2Wellness19

    Instagram: @Bridge2Wellness19

    Email: bridge2wellness19@gmail.com

    Video 1/6: Introduction to Bridge2Wellness, Strength Workout and Lesson for Kids

     

    Video 2/6: Heart Health, Cardio Lesson and Workout for Kids

     

    Video 3/6: Stretch/Flexibility Lesson and Workout- Make a Birthday Cake for Kids

     

    Video 4/6: Kids Animal Workouts

     

    Video 5/6: Bridge2Wellness Kids Workout (1) – Ages 7+

     

    Video 6/6: Bridge2Wellness Kids Workout (2) – Ages 7+

To Register for Recreation Programs Online:

Visit our online registration system to set up your account and register for our recreation programs! Please ensure you are adding all family members onto the account at the time of set-up.

For more information contact the Recreation & Facilities Coordinator at recreation@tyendinagatownship.com or by calling 613-396-1944.

Contact Us

Kyle Charko
~ Recreation & Facilities Coordinator
859 Melrose Road, RR #1, Shannonville, ON K0K 3A0