|Parks and Recreation|
Petawawa Parks and Recreation is pleased to provide progressive and professional recreation and leisure services that reflect the needs of all those who work, live, visit and play in the Town of Petawawa.
Our vision of Petawawa reflects a healthy and vibrant community that promotes a high quality of life through the provision of recreational opportunities for residents of all ages. It is our mission to take a leadership role in the development and implementation of a diversified leisure service delivery system focused on intensifying physical activity, community development and environmental stewardship in order to enhance the social, cultural and physical well-being of the community.
Our service model includes four service areas designed to offer a diverse array of leisure opportunities and services to all ages. Administration Services offer internal support to department staff and other departments within the Corporation of the Town of Petawawa. Parks Services operates and maintains 14 neighborhood parks, an outdoor rink, 8 sports-fields, two community level waterfront parks and an extensive municipal trail network. Facilities Services operates the Petawawa Civic Centre complex, a multipurpose recreation facility that features an arena that offers hockey and skating opportunities as well as curling. The facility is home to the Petawawa Public Library as well as a variety of multipurpose rooms and the Civic Centre Hall, with a capacity of 227. The Facilities Services area also operates and maintains the Norman Behnke Community Centre, a multipurpose recreational facility that also serves as home to the Kinder Connection Nursery School. Program Services is a new service area within the department. Over the coming years, Program Services will be maintaining current events such as Civic Centre Days, Cabin Fever, our Canada Day Celebration and Endless Summer RibFest while striving to offer an array of leisure programs and community development services designed to meet the recreational needs of the community.
To access the services offered by Petawawa Parks and Recreation, please visit the appropriate service area page within the website. To contact a recreation professional, please see our directory below:
Parks and Facilities Service
Shallan Dament, Recreation Program Assistant