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Recreation and Culture

The Recreation and Culture Department operates out of the Essex Recreation Complex, manages a number of community centres, and offers a wide variety of high-quality programs for participants of all ages and abilities.

Area residents are encouraged to participate in recreation, leisure, sports and community programs as part of a healthy, active lifestyle.

High Five AccreditationRecognized for excellence

The Town of Essex is proud to be one of a select group of organizations in Ontario and the only organization in Windsor-Essex to be HIGH FIVE® Accredited. HIGH FIVE® is the only recognized standard for excellence in children’s recreation and sport in Canada.

As a HIGH FIVE® accredited organization, the Town of Essex’s commitment to quality recreation standards ensures that children participating in our programs have positive experiences.

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.