Posts in category Recreation

Timmins Rock Getting Ready for New Season

The Timmins Rock Hockey team is gearing up for the upcoming season in September and try-outs are being held from August 4-7. The Mac is also undergoing some repairs and upgrades to be ready for the season. The new Rock logo and new Timmins logo have been painted on the ice and they look great! […]

Kayak Festival Will be the Biggest Yet

The Great Canadian Kayak Festival keeps getting bigger and better.  Over the years the festival has expanded and offered programming for children, music acts, fireworks, and delicious food. This year is set to be the events biggest year with over $10,000 in donations. The 4, 400 foot marketplace tent is sold out and overflow vendors […]

YMCA Gearing up for Annual Fundraiser

The 4th Annual Mixed Golf Tournament in support of the YMCA will be held August 1-2, 2015 at the Hollinger Golf Course. Creating partnerships is a great way to tackle local issues and support local not for profits. The title sponsor this year is Porcupine Timber Mart who will be donating $5,000. The Steering Committee […]

Have Your Say About Music in Timmins

The Timmins Festival and Events Committee is working toward changing the music scene here in Timmins. They recently circulated a survey in the community to get feedback on what people want in terms of musical genres, and types of acts they want to see. The information will help the committee get a feel for local […]

Have Your Say About Music in Timmins!

The Timmins Festival and Events Committee wants to improve the local music scene. They want your feedback on what you would like to see in Timmins. This survey will provide them with information to help plan future musical events. Fill out the short survey here.  

Artemis Youth Centre Gearing up for Fundraiser

The founders of Artemis Youth Centre are determined to fight childhood obesity in Timmins and provide opportunities for youth engagement in the community.The name Artemis comes from Greek mythology and the Godess Artemis was the protector of children and animals. The founders believe that her story of strength and agility will be an inspiration to […]

YMCA to Reschedule Youth Forum to Coincide with Healthy Kids Week

The YMCA of Timmins Youth 4 Timmins Youth Forum is being rescheduled for the first week of June. Specific dates and activities will be confirmed in the coming months. The YMCA is committed to increasing youth engagement in Timmins and including as many youth as possible. It was decided that June is a more accessible […]

Summer Concert Series is Getting Bigger and Better

The 6th annual Summer Concert series gets underway on June 24th and will run until August 25th. Interest continues to be high as artists both local and regional are applying to take part in the series. This year the series is bigger and better with shows at two locations! Bannerman Park in South Porcupine will feature […]

Council Accepts Culture, Tourism and Recreation Master Plan

Council Accepts Culture, Tourism and Recreation Master Plan

City council has accepted the draft of an integrated culture, tourism and recreation master plan at a special meeting on Monday July 28th. The plan contains feedback from over 2000 residents and stakeholders and is a good foundation for growth for the city. The plan contains over 100 recommendations that will be used as decision […]

Council Receives Recreation Master Plan

Council Receives Recreation Master Plan

Council has received the Recreation Master Plan as part of an integrated Culture, Tourism and Recreation Master Plan. The plan provides the framework to provide quality and sustainable access to a range of recreational opportunities in Timmins. Timmins needs an updated plan as the previous plan was completed in 1993. Over 1000 residents participated in […]