Parks and Recreation

Agawa Canyon Tour Train

View information on the Agawa Canyon Tour Train, special packages, group info, and more.

Community Centres

Information regarding Sault Ste. Marie Community Centres including the GFL Memorial Gardens , John Rhodes Community Centre Arenas and Pools, Northern Community Centre, W.J. McMeeken Centre, Peter G. Manzo Pool and the V.E. Greco Pool.

Financial Assistance for Sports Competitions

Individuals or not-for-profit sports teams who have qualified to represent Northern Ontario, Ontario or Canada at a national or international competition are eligible to apply for funding to assist in the direct cost of attending the competition.

Hiawatha Highlands

Enjoy magnificent views with over 45 km of ski trails and 14 km of double track snowshoeing. View the latest ski conditions, trails, photos, events, and more.

Hub Trail

The John Rowswell Hub Trail is a 25 km multi-use non-motorized trail system that connects many significant points of interest including the waterfront walkway, Bellevue Park, Algoma University, Sault College, the Sault Area Hospital and Fort Creek Conservation Area. View for more information and route maps.


The City of Sault Ste. Marie owns and operates two marinas, the Roberta Bondar Park Transient Boater Marina and the Bellevue Marina.

Outdoor Facility Booking

View the various facilities available for booking and the costs associated.

Outdoor Ice Rinks

The City operates various outdoor ice rinks. View for a complete list with locations and schedules.

Parks and Playgrounds

The Parks Division of the City of Sault Ste. Marie maintains 74 park locations, including three sports complexes. View for a complete list of parks/playgrounds and information regarding the Commemorative Bench Program and forestry and horticulture.

Roberta Bondar Park

The Roberta Bondar Park Tent Pavilion is an outdoor venue that can accommodate a variety of special events including concerts, festivals, fundraising activities, ceremonies and wedding receptions.

Searchmont Resort

Located 48 km north of Sault Ste. Marie, Searchmont Resort is a premiere ranked, regional training and recreation facility with high quality mountain terrain, amenities, events and entertainment.


View information regarding the City operated Skatepark such as hours of operation and rules and regulations.

Skating Schedule

View the annual Skating Schedule for the municipal arenas.

Sledge Skating

View the annual Sledge Skating Schedule for the John Rhodes Community Centre.

Special Occasion Permits

Special Occasion Permits are for the sale and service of beverage alcohol at special occasions such as weddings, charity fundraisers, receptions etc. View the facilities eligible for these permits and their hours of operation.

Strathclair Dog Park

The Strathclair Dog Park is located at 962 Second Line East - entrance to the Sault Ste. Marie Humane Society. The park consists of 3.5 acres of fenced in land, divided into two designated areas - one area for small dogs (25 lbs. and under) and one for large dogs.

Strathclair Sports Complex

The Strathclair Sports Complex is located at 639 Black Road. The complex is 86.99 hectares and includes 5 slo-pitch diamonds, 3 senior soccer fields, 3 Intermediate soccer fields, 4 junior soccer fields, a field house, washrooms, and a playground.

Voyageur Trail Association

A trail building and hiking organization. View trail maps, events, news and resources regarding the VTA.

Walking Schedule

View the annual Skating Schedule for the municipal arenas.

Waterfront Walkway

For a brisk walk or leisurely stroll, the waterfront walkway is the perfect place.

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99 Foster Drive
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
P6A 5X6