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Summer Aquatics & Program Registration - Now Open!

A wide range of fun and high quality recreation programs are available for people of all ages, skill levels and interests. Register for programs in these categories: Preschool & Kindergarten, Children, Youth, Adult, Older Adult 55+, Swimming Lessons, Leadership Programs and Group Fitness.

Registration dates:

Ajax Residents - Aquatics:  Tuesday, May 7, 8 a.m. | Programs: Thursday, May 9, 8 a.m.

Non-Residents - All programs: Wednesday, May 15, 8 a.m.

View available programs and register!

Kids Taking Part in Recreational Activities
Summer Camps Registration - Space Still Available!

Don't miss out on this year's day camps running weekly from July 2 to August 30. Something fun for children and youth ages four to 17! Categories include: Sports, Performing Arts, Nature & Exploration, Science, Multimedia, Arts, Leadership, Out Trips & more!

View available programs & register!

 Registration Options and Information
What You Need
  • Your Login (Email Address) Your Password
  • Activity Barcode(s)
  • Payment Options:
    VISA, MasterCard or AMEX
What To Do 
  • Visit and Sign In
  • If creating a new account, please allow 24 business hours for activation
  • Click on the Activities tab and follow the Tips for a Successful Search
  • Select your activity, Add to Cart and follow the registration prompts
  • When finished registering, proceed to the Checkout to make payment
You must agree to the waiver and make payment to complete the transaction.
  • Immediate registration confirmation
  • Online registrants must print their receipt as one will not be mailed
In Person/ Drop-Off or Walk-In
What You Need
  • Completed Registration Form
    Registration Form(s)
    Scroll down on Active Ajax activity page to access registration form(s).
  • Payment Options:
  • VISA, MasterCard, AMEX, Debit, Cash or Cheque (cheques are made payable to the Town of Ajax)
What To Do
  • Visit any community centre Customer Service Desk to register in person or to drop off your registration form
  • Forms received in advance of the registration dates will be held until registration day, and will be processed in random order
  • Staff will email or call if the course is full or the registration is incomplete
  • Available during regular hours of operation
  • Immediate registration confirmation for in person registrations
  • Confirmation/receipts will be emailed/mailed for those registrations that were dropped off
What You Need
  • Completed Registration Form
    Registration Form(s)
    Scroll down on Active Ajax activity page to access registration form(s).
  • Payment Options:
    VISA, Mastercard, AMEX or Cheque (If mailed, cheques are made payable to the Town of Ajax)
What To Do

MAIL completed Registration Form to:

Town of Ajax
Recreation, Culture & Community Development
65 Harwood Ave. S.
Ajax, ON L1S 2H9

Attention - Registrations

  • You will be notified by email or mail if you have successfully registered for your program of choice

Drop-In Activities Available for All Age Groups

Try a program or learn a new skill without the commitment of weekly classes. Drop-in activities including basketball, pickleball, badminton, Friday Night Fun Centres & Clubs, youth spaces, group fitness, and aqua fitness available on a first-come, first-served basis. No pre-registration required.

Drop-In Programs Schedule 

People Taking Part in Recreational Activities
June is Recreation and Parks Month

Join us for free programming and events all month. Get your JRPM Passport & sign up for the ParticipACTION Community Challenge for your chance to win prizes! 

Learn more

Inclusion Services

People of all abilities can participate in our programs and services. Special needs may include difficulty with physical mobility, behavioural challenges, developmental challenges, visual/hearing impairments, or medical conditions that prevent them from participating in a program/service without support. 

Please call 905-619-2529, ext. 7259 or email to discuss options if your child/youth requires enhanced staffing or Inclusion Support Services.

Preschool & Kindergarten Programs

Learn & Play - Create & Play - Move & Play

See all Preschool & Kindergarten programs.

For more information on our preschool and kindergarten programs contact the Community Recreation Supervisor at 905-619-2529, ext. 7255.

Children's Programs

High Five LogoExplore high quality, creative & physically challenging programs for children 6-12 years of age. 

Town of Ajax programs are HIGH FIVE accredited meeting provincial standards for safety and quality. Committed to ensuring participants have a positive experience with our proven child-centered approach to development. Designed to encourage fair play, healthy competition and leadership.  Memorable, social and above all FUN! 

For more information on our children's programs contact the Community Recreation Supervisor at 905-619-2529, ext. 7727.

 Children's & Family Drop-In Sports
Take part in drop-in programs at the Audley Recreation Centre.

See all Children & Family Drop-In Sports.

Children's Registered Programs 

We have you covered with introductory skilled sports, dance, visual arts classes and more. 

See all Registered Children's Programs 

Youth Programs

Youth Friendly LogoAs a Youth Friendly Community, the Town of Ajax is committed to building a healthy, vibrant community that keeps young people a priority. Our programs and spaces are accessible, inclusive and aim to meet the needs of youth, which will make them feel more supported, connected, engaged, valued and safe. Our programs provide opportunities for youth ages 11 to 18. 

For more information on youth programs, youth spaces, events, and opportunities to get involved, contact the Community Recreation Supervisor at 905-619-2529, ext. 7508 or email

Ajax Superstar
Photo of stars in the galaxy
An incredible evening filled with amazing performances by youth bands, vocalists, dance groups, and other performers, as they showcase their talents in one spectacular show.

Please stay tuned for details on the 2024 show.
Registered Programs

Learn a new sport, practice skills, gain a certification, or meet new friends.

See all Youth programs.

Drop-In sports

Take part in drop-in programs at the McLean Community Centre and Audley Recreation Centre.

See all Youth Drop-In programs.

Free Drop-In Youth Spaces
 Youth Spaces

Drop in, meet new friends and take part in free activities! Our Youth Spaces are a safe and supervised drop-in space for youth between the ages of 11 to 18. Our Youth Spaces offer the following: pool table, ping pong, foosball, large screen TV's, and video game consoles.

Visit our Youth Spaces at the Ajax Community Centre, McLean Community Centre and/or Audley Recreation Centre. 

Regular Hours of Operation (subject to change, please check the Youth Spaces drop-in calendar below for any changes to hours):

Ajax Community Centre (75 Centennial Rd.)
Monday to Friday: 4 to 8 p.m. 
Sunday & Saturday: 1 to 4 p.m.

McLean Community Centre (95 Magill Dr.) 
Monday to Friday: 4 to 8 p.m. 
Sunday & Saturday: 1 to 4 p.m.

Audley Recreation Centre (1955 Audley Rd. N)
Monday to Friday: 4 to 8 p.m. 
Sunday & Saturday: 1 to 4 p.m.

Youth Spaces -  Drop-In Calendar

 Youth Hubs

The Town of Ajax offers a safe and welcoming space for high school students to hang out in, with structured and unstructured programming at the following youth hubs located in high schools:

Our Place (Located inside of Ajax High School) - 3 to 6 p.m.

Youth must be attending the high school listed above to attend the program. Youth Hubs are closed during March Break and Summer Break.

Youth Engagement Advisory Committee (YEAC)

Winter Care Package Program

The Youth Engagement Advisory Committee has collaborated with Durham Youth Services to collect donations in order to build winter care packages for youth in need. Thank you on behalf of YEAC and DYS for your contributions. 

YEAC Applications

Applications for the 2023-2024 term will be available in July. Deadline to apply is August 20, 2023.

The next term will operate from September 2023 - June 2024. 

 For any questions or inquiries please contact .

Youth Week 2025

Celebrate National Youth Week in Ajax from May 1-7, 2025. 

A week of fun FREE activities and collaboration to celebrate Ajax youth and their active participation in our community. National Youth Week is an opportunity to honour youth involvement and to connect young residents to the Ajax community. 

Thank you to those who participated this year. Looking forward to seeing you next year!

Adult 18 years+ Programs

A variety of registered and drop-in programs to enrich your life! Learn a new skill or improve existing ones, meet new people or participate with friends, stay fit all while having fun. Break from the everyday grind and participate in something you love!

For more information on our adult programs contact the Community Recreation Supervisor at 905-619-2529, ext. 7243.

Older Adult 55+

Recreational and leisure activities, social clubs, volunteer programs and civic participation opportunities.

Affordable recreational, sport, fitness and general interest programs to help keep you active, explore a passion, or try something new.

Older Adult 55+ Contests
55+ Amateur Poetry Contest 2023

Congratulations to our Winners!

1st place - Sands of Time by Cathy Cope

2nd place - Memory by Anne Mitchell 
3rd place - Do You Remember by Carl G. Mabee
55+ Amateur Short Story Contest

Congratulations to our Winners!

55+ Ajax Amateur Photo Contest 2024

Man taking a photograph of wildflowers

The annual 55+ Ajax Amateur Photo Contest is back! This contest runs from June 1 to July 31 2024. This contest

is in partnership with the Town of Ajax and Ajax Public Library.

Participants are welcome to submit photos in the following categories: Nature, Architecture, Portraits and Pictorial. Prizes will be awarded to the top three photos. 

Learn more and apply!

Check out the: 2023 Winning Photos 

Seniors BBQ

People enjoying a barbecue

Come by to celebrate Aging Well Month at the Seniors BBQ. There will be a free lunch, community vendors, entertainment and more!

Event Details

  • Thursday June 13, 2024
  • 11:30am-1:30pm
  • Audley Recreation Centre - Community Hall

Thank you to our Supporting Sponsor Steve and Amanda's No Frills 

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Bus Schedules

Busing Schedules

55+ BBQ Busing Information - June 13, 2024

BUS #1

10:50 a.m. - Pick up at McLean Community Centre (95 Magill Rd.)

11:10 a.m. - Pick up at Pickering Village Seniors Centre (29 Linton Ave.)

11:15 a.m. - Pick up at Village Garden Condominiums (92 Church St.)

1:30 p.m. - Depart from Audley Recreation Centre (1955 Audley Rd.)


BUS #2

10:45 a.m. - Pick up at Ajax Community Centre (75 Centennial Rd.)

10:50 a.m. - Pick up at Ashley Manor (40 Kitney Dr.)

11 a.m. - Pick up at St. Andrew's Community Centre/Ajax Seniors Friendship Centre (46 Exeter Rd.)

11:10 a.m. - Pickup at Harwood Manor (655 Harwood Ave. S.)

11:15 a.m. - Pickup at The Lighthouse Retreat Inc. (845 Westney Rd. S Unit 5)

11:20 a.m. - Pick up at Westwood Manor (960 Westney Rd. S)

1:30 p.m. - Depart from Audley Recreation Centre (1955 Audley Rd.)


Aging Well Month 2024

Seniors socializing and playing cards

June is Seniors Month but we have coined it Aging Well Month. Join us in celebrating with free 55+ activities for Older Adults and Seniors. 

Visit: for activity calendar and registration details. 

Community Transportation Forum

Join us to learn about community transportation options. Free light refreshments provided.

Monday, June 24, 2024

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Audley Recreation Centre, 1955 Audley Rd. N.

Community Hall A


Keynote Presentation: Durham Region Transit (DRT)

DRT will provide an interactive workshop on services, planning your trip, and how to ride. Presentation will be followed by a question & answer session.

Community Booths

Visit the information tables to learn about other community transportation options:

  • Community Care Durham
  • Seniors on Wheels
  • Tuktu Care Inc.

Let us know if you will be attending! Complete the RSVP form.


Questions? Please contact Laura Tegelberg at or call 905-619-2529, ext. 7231.

Upcoming Older Adult 55+ Events
  • 55+ Wellness and Information Fair (Fall 2024)
 55+ Events - Community Vendor and Exhibitor Form

We are now accepting vendor and exhibitor applications for our 55+ Events. If you work with Older Adults/Seniors and are an exhibitor, community group, or non-for-profit we want to hear from you! Please note: For the Seniors BBQ successful applicants will hear by the end of May and for the 55+ Wellness and Information Fair successful applicants will hear by the end of August. 

Application Form 

55+ Community Recreation Guide

Spring/Summer 2024 - 55+ Community Recreation Guide

*Stay up-to-date on programs, events, news and information for older adults and seniors living in Ajax*

Senior Centre Without Walls (SCWW)

Free virtual programs older adults and seniors can participate in from the comfort of home. SCWW operates Monday through Wednesday. 

To participate in the program via Zoom or call-in, contact:

Weekly Schedule Playlist 

FREE 55+ Let’s Do Lunch program 

Survive and Thrive with Humour by Tim Westhead

Be entertained and enlightened with a lighthearted session that will have you smiling and leave you feeling energized! Try Tim's powerful

and practical suggestions to bring some fun into your life; increase motivation and resiliency and reduce stress so you can continue to enjoy your new lifestyle!

Seniors Centres 
Ajax Seniors Friendship CentrePickering Village Centre
46 Exeter Road, Ajax

29 Linton Avenue, Ajax

The Ajax Seniors Club have launched a new website. Please visit their page for program and events details. 

Ajax Seniors Club Website


Two PROBUS Clubs operate in Ajax. PROBUS is a social club for retired and semi-retired individuals.

Membership includes monthly club meetings, guest speakers, and access to a broad range of activities, interest groups, and social events. Annual membership fee for each club.

Find out more about the PROBUS Clubs.

Ajax Public Library

Ajax has three library branches to serve you.

Find out more about the Ajax Public Libraries!

Indoor Walking 

Ajax Walks

Free indoor walking program available at all three Town of Ajax community centres. Program runs from November 2023 to March 2024.


Ajax Walks Maps and Schedules  


*Further inquiries, please contact or 905-619-2529 ext. 7243

Outdoor Tennis & Pickleball Courts

Outdoor public tennis courts and pickleball courts are open seasonally.

Find Out More

Volunteer Opportunities

Town of Ajax

Provides a variety of opportunities to get involved and volunteer within the community including: festivals & events, committees & boards, community engagement initiatives, and recreation programs.

View General Volunteer Opportunities Committees and Boards

Ajax Public Library

Provides a variety of volunteer opportunities including: library committees, visiting library service, and library programs.

View Library Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Durham

One-stop resource for community volunteer opportunities in Durham Region. Connect with not-for-profit organizations and charities actively looking for volunteers.

Service Clubs

Members perform volunteer work in their community either by hands-on delivery of programs or services, or by fundraising for other local charitable organizations. There are several active service clubs in Ajax.

Find Out More

Social Clubs & Interest Groups

There are a variety of local clubs and interest groups operating in Ajax. Most organizations charge a low cost, annual membership fee to join.

Find Out More

Group Fitness / Aqua Fitness

Let our fitness experts motivate you!

Group fitness classes are a great way to reach your fitness goals. Our certified instructors will show you how to build endurance, strength, and flexibility. We offer classes for all abilities and levels that everyone can enjoy. Choose to participate by having unlimited access to all of our Drop-In classes with a Membership or by attending a class when you can with our Pay-As-You-Go options.

See all Group Fitness programs.