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Free Holiday Skate and Swims Coming Up

Posted on Tuesday December 04, 2018

The Town of Essex Community Services Department is excited to release its full holiday recreation schedule, featuring more than 30 free skate and swim events throughout the festive season. The schedule includes a number of programs sponsored by local businesses and organizations.

“We’re fortunate in the Town of Essex to have such great community support which helps us offer free recreational programming,” said Cynthia Cakebread, Manager of Recreation and Culture. “We strive to give families the opportunity to stay active during the holidays without breaking the bank.”

See below for the full list of events. Click the 2018 Holiday Recreation Program for a printable version.

PLUS, give the gift of recreation with the newly-introduced Town of Essex gift certificates. Gift certificates are available at all Town of Essex recreation facilities. For more details, please call 519-776-8992.

Free Holiday Skate and Swim Schedule

December 23

Essex Pharma Care Pharmacy Recreational Skate
12:00pm – 1:20pm
Essex Centre Sports Complex

Pathway to Potential Recreational Swim
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Essex Recreation Complex

Essex OPP Community Policing Committee Recreational Skate
3:30pm – 4:50pm
Harrow and Colchester South Community Centre

December 27

Tim Hortons Recreational Skate
2:00pm – 3:20pm
Essex Centre Sports Complex and Harrow and Colchester South Community Centre

Pathway to Potential Recreational Swim
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Essex Recreation Complex

December 28

Tim Hortons Recreational Skate
2:00pm – 3:20pm
Essex Centre Sports Complex and Harrow and Colchester South Community Centre

Pathway to Potential Family Swim
2:30pm – 4:00pm
Essex Recreation Complex

Pathway to Potential Family Swim
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Essex Recreation Complex

Pathway to Potential Recreational Swim
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Essex Recreation Complex

December 30

Pathway to Potential Recreational Skate
12:00pm –1:20pm
Essex Centre Sports Complex

Pathway to Potential Recreational Swim
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Essex Recreation Complex

Pathway to Potential Recreational Skate
3:30pm – 4:50pm
Harrow and Colchester South Community Centre

Pathway to Potential Parent-Tot Skate
4:00-4:50pm
Essex Centre Sports Complex

December 31

Pathway to Potential Family Swim
10:00am – 11:30am
Essex Recreation Complex

Pathway to Potential Recreational Swim
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Essex Recreation Complex

Town of Essex Family Skate
4:00pm-6:00pm, Essex Centre Sports Complex and Harrow and Colchester South Community Centre

January 1

Town of Essex Recreational Swim
1:00pm – 2:30pm
Essex Recreation Complex

January 2

Pathway to Potential Family Swim
10:00am – 11:30am
Essex Recreation Complex

Pathway to Potential Recreational Swim
2:30pm – 4:00pm
Essex Recreation Complex

Pathway to Potential Family Swim
7:00pm – 8:00pm
Essex Recreation Complex

Pathway to Potential Recreational Skate
2:00pm – 3:20pm
Essex Centre Sports Complex and Harrow and Colchester South Community Centre

January 3

Pathway to Potential Recreational Skate
2:00pm – 3:20pm
Essex Centre Sports Complex and Harrow and Colchester South Community Centre

Pathway to Potential Recreational Swim
2:30pm – 4:00pm
Essex Recreation Complex

January 4

Pathway to Potential Recreational Skate
2:00pm - 3:20pm
Essex Centre Sports Complex and Harrow and Colchester South Community Centre

Pathway to Potential Recreational Swim
2:30pm – 4:00pm
Essex Recreation Complex

Pathway to Potential Family Swim
6:00pm – 7:00pm
Essex Recreation Complex

Pathway to Potential Recreational Swim
7:00pm – 9:00pm
Essex Recreation Complex

January 6

Essex OPP Community Policing Committee Recreational Skate
12:00pm – 1:20pm
Essex Centre Sports Complex

Pathway to Potential Recreational Swim
1:00pm – 2:30pm
Essex Recreation Complex

Pathway to Potential Recreational Skate
3:30pm – 5:00pm
Harrow and Colchester South Community Centre

Pathway to Potential Parent-Tot Skate
4:00 - 4:50pm
Essex Centre Sports Complex