What sports are available?
There are a wide variety of competitive and recreational sports to choose from with activities to suit every age, skill level and area of interest.
The City has a long tradition of hockey and lacrosse. The Peterborough Petes are part of the Ontario Hockey League, and the Peterborough Lakers belong to the Ontario Lacrosse Association.
Sports FacilitiesSports facilities provide places for the public to exercise and socialize. These centres are excellent places to meet people and make connections in the community.
The largest athletic centres are the Peterborough Sport & Wellness Centre and the Peterborough YMCA. There are also facilities at Trent University. You must pay a fee or become a member to use these facilities. You can find smaller fitness centres here or in the phone book.
Other activities one can practice in Peterborough include yoga and dance.
Teams and Sports Clubs
Sports teams and clubs are a great way to meet people, learn about local customs and become a part of the community.
Curling is a low-key Canadian sport that can be enjoyed by everyone. Free socials for first-time curlers are often held by the Peterborough Curling Club. Other local clubs include the Peterborough Rowing Club and the Peterborough Minor Lacrosse Association.
The City of Peterborough Recreation Division provides a variety of instructional sports programs. For a list of programs offered please view the Leisure and Culture Guide.
A list of organized sports leagues , services, social clubs can be found here.