Township of Woolwich

Woolwich Memorial Centre

The Woolwich Memorial Centre (WMC) at 24 Snyder Avenue South in Elmira, built in 2009 is the Township's newest state-of-the-art facility comprised of two NHL-sized ice surfaces, two pools, a fitness centre and walking track.

The facility also includes a community centre, seniors centre, youth centre, Concourse Cafe, two meeting rooms and offices for minor sport teams. For more information click on the links below.

Special thank you to Sophia Feenstra and staff at Floris Terra in Elmira for providing the lovely silk plants to beautify the Woolwich Memorial Centre lobby, and the live greenery for the administration office at 24 Church St. W.

 

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Walking Track

The walking track is located on the second floor of the Woolwich Memorial Centre. The track is open to all social walkers.

Hours of Operation

The walking track will be open the following hours: 
         Monday to Friday: 6:00 am to 10:00 pm                                

The walking track will be closed during ticketed events.                                                                  

Lane Distances

The track runs a distance of 202 metres along the inside and 224 metres along the outside.

  • 5 laps around the inside lane = 1 km, or 8 laps = 1 mile
  • 4.5 laps around the outside lane = 1 km, or 7 laps = 1 mile

Guidelines

  • Children 10 and under must be supervised.
  • No running on track
  • No poles, skateboards, Heely's or In- Line Skates

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Afforable Access

The Township of Woolwich has teamed up with Woolwich Community Services to provide affordable access to provide adults 18 years of age and older, living with a low income in Woolwich Township, free access to Township funded recreation programs

Participants will complete a brief application at the Woolwich Community Services Office located at 73 Arthur St. Elmira, Mon to Fri. 9am-5pm.  Confirmation of household income and Township residency will be required.  The application will be confidential and submitted to senior township recreation staff for processing.

Depending on the interests of the indiviual a 10 visit pass for the activity of their choice will be issued.  Passes will be issued one at a time, and can be reissued every 10 weeks providing one actvity per week.  To reissue the application participants would visit Woolwich Community Services to confirm their continued elegibility.

This co-operative program helps further the goals of both Woolwich Township and Woolwich community Services in

  • building a safe, supportive community
  • providing opportunities and resources for all
  • promoting full participation in all recreational and cultural programs regardless of financial circumstances.

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Advertising Opportunities

The are several different advertising opportunities within the Woolwich Memorial Centreclick here for more information.

Woolwich Community Guide Advertising

Showcase your organization or business through an advertisement in the new Woolwich Community Guide! We've produced three editions and are already planning for the 2013/2014 Fall  & Winter guide. The guide is on the Township website, and 12,000 copies are produced twice annually and distributed throughout the Township and surrounding area. Guides can be picked up at several locations throughout the Township like schools, libraries, businesses, Township Administration Office in Elmira,  the Woolwich Memorial Centre (WMC) in Elmira, the Township Arena in St. Jacobs (WTA), and the Breslau Community Centre.

If you have any questions, comments, or would like to advertise in the Woolwich Community Guide, contact our office at 519-669-6020 or emailwoolwichguide@woolwich.ca.

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Have a Seat

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In recognition of your sponsorship, a plaque with your name and message will be permanently affixed to a seat in the Dan Snyder Memorial Arena.

Seats can be sponsored by individuals, families, or groups of friends. If you would like to honour a colleague or loved one, you are invited to dedicate a seat in their name.

Purchase your seat(s) for $500/seat at the Woolwich Memorial Centre, 24 Snyder Avenue South or at the Township Office, 24 Church Street West, Elmira.

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Affiliated Organizations

Click on the following links to be connected with the following sports and community organizations.

Sports Organizations

Hockey

Woolwich Minor Hockey Association - http://www.woolwichminorhockey.ca
Elmira Sugar Kings - http://www.kings.on.ca
Woolwich Girls Minor Hockey Association - http://woolwichwild.com
Woolwich Sledge Hockey  -  email -  info@woolwichsledgehockey.ca

Ringette

Woolwich Ringette -  email  -  registerwoolwichringette@gmail.com

Figure Skating

Woolwich Figure Skating Club
email address: woolwichskatingclub@gmail.com
Watch for our new web site coming soon

Community Organizations

Woolwich Seniors

The Woolwich Seniors Association is located in  the WMC Seniors Centre-www.woolwichseniors.ca
email address: woolwichseniors@yahoo.ca

Woolwich Youth Centre

The Woolwich Youth Centre is located in the WMC-www.woolwichcommunityservices.com
email address woolwichyouthcentre@hotmail.com

 

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Directions

The WMC is located at 24 Snyder Avenue South, Elmira ON and is open Monday to Sunday from 6:30 pm. to 11:00 p.m.


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