Recreation & Facilities

The Town of Deep River is proud of the diverse range of recreational services available to our community. Citizens are encouraged to participate and take advantage of the opportunities available to learn new skills and to make new friends.

If we currently do not offer a program that you would like to participate in, please feel free to contact us and we will work towards implementing it. We wish you a very healthy season and invite you to enjoy the benefits of participating in our community services.

Please note that our Refund policy and Recreation Rates have recently changed.

Please click the links for details.

For Arena Ice Rentals,  Pool Bookings , Membership Purchases/ Renewals,

Swim Lessons or Program Registration

please feel free to use our

separate Recreation Website.

Please click the link to be redirected.

Canadian Tire's Jumpstart

                            North Renfrew Family Services acts as the Deep River chapter                               to deliver Canadian Tire Jumpstart® in our community.   

               Jumpstart is a community-based charitable program that helps children aged 4-18 participate in organized sports and recreation, so they can develop important life skills, self esteem and confidence.

                   Contact North Renfrew Family Services at 613-584-3358 or to                   determine if your child is eligible for Canadian Tire's Jumpstart assistance                                                           or go to the website



Cross River Swim (Water & Dirt Festival 2023) Saturday, August 19th

The Town of Deep River hosts an annual Cross River Swim, a race where competitors swim almost 2km across the widest part of the Ottawa River. It has been running for 57 years, making the event almost as old as the town itself! After a brief...

38th Annual Deep River Triathlon. Sunday, August 6th, 2023

Save the Date 38th Annual Deep River Triathlon. Sunday, August 6th, 2023 Our triathlon event is the most widely attended of all our events. The event allows for participants of all levels of experience to test their abilities. The...

2022 Recreation Parks & Facilities Overview

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Walk In The Halls (Get WITH It)

The Walk In the Hall program has wrapped up for the season. Check back with us in the Fall for dates and times

Local Trail Project

Local Trail Project in the Town of Deep River receives $5,000 from the Frank Cowan Company Home Town Program.  Click here to view article.

Draft Ottawa Valley Recreation Trail Management Plan

Draft Ottawa Valley Recreation Trail that has been approved by County Council for circulation.  The Ottawa Valley Recreation Trail (OVRT) is 296 kilometres in length and is a former CP rail corridor. The goal of this plan is to preserve the...

Deep River Arena

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Independent clubs & activities

Please note that the following clubs are not operated by the Recreation Department. For the most up to date information, please visit the clubs' websites or contact them directly. Please view this list with contact infomation for various...

Deep River 2023 Community Grant Program - Application Closed

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Deep River Home Together

Welcome to Deep River Home Together, a new one stop community hub linking you to online classes, workshops and virtual experiences related to physical activity, well-being, education, culture, music, dance and much more.  At this time when...

Accessibility in Deep River

Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2001 The purpose of the Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2001 (ODA) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 is to improve opportunities for people with disabilities and to provide for...