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Adult Programs

Throughout the year, Community Services offers high quality programming in Essex, Harrow and McGregor. If you haven't participated in of one our programs before, now is the time to give it a try! With options like dance and fitness programs, guitar lessons, safety courses and more, there is a program to suit everyone's interests and all are taught by knowledgeable and experienced instructors.

For detailed information on our adult programs, check out our Recreation  Guide (below) or visit essexconnect.ca.

Link to Rec Guide page

If you have a specific program in mind that we are not currently offering, just let us know. Our lineup is always based on community feedback.

Healthy, Active Living

Regardless of your age, there are numerous benefits to living a healthy, active lifestyle. Community Services is pleased to help you reach your fitness goals. Over the past couple of years, a number of exciting adult fitness programs have been added in response to feedback from the community including stroller fitness, boot camps, Zumba, fitness and fitness options just for seniors.

Don't forget the many other opportunities and amenities Essex offers to stay physically fit, such as the indoor walking track at the Essex Centre Sports Complex, beautiful parks and trails, and aquatic fitness options at the Essex Recreation Complex.


Pickleball is a great way to get active and have fun and is an increasingly popular recreation choice for adults. Pickleball is a racquet sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. Easy to learn and always lots of fun, you can now try it here in Essex!