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Parks and Facilities

The Parks and Facilities Department is responsible for maintaining all properties owned by the Town of Essex. This includes office buildings, arenas, soccer fields, baseball diamonds, parks, playgrounds, trails, and splash pads.

Parks and Facilities is also responsible for operating and maintaining Colchester Harbour and the adjacent beach and playground.

Facility bookings

To learn more about our facilities, visit the Facilities page.

To book an ice pad, ball diamond, soccer field, pavilion or arena meeting room, call Parks and Facilities at 519-776-8717, ext. 0. 

To book a pool, community centre, gymnasium or community meeting room, call Recreation and Culture at 519-776-8992.

Looking for summer employment? 

The Town of Essex hires students to fill a variety of positions throughout the year. Visit our Employment page to find out more.