The Municipality of Meaford is one of 46 communities in the province to receive a Youth Friendly Designation!

Meaford and its partners offer a variety of courses, activities and events for Youth ages 13-19! Check this page regularly for updates!

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Learn how to play tennis like a pro! With lessons from Tennis Canada Coach, Paul Cornfield and avid tennis player Cliff Johnson.

$40/hour – up to 4 kids per lesson ($10/kid) | 

Co-Ed Youth Hockey

A great recreational hockey program for kids just starting out (beginners) or looking for a non-competitive place to play! Kids will participate in shinny-style hockey and learn skills and drills from the Knights of Meaford! Full equipment mandatory.


Monday’s November 7-March 13 (16 weeks) (No classes December 26, January 2 and February 20)

6pm to 7pm 

Ages 6 to 12


Meaford and St. Vincent Community Centre



Instructor: Cristian Suditu

Learn the fundamentals of the game of soccer. This program is excellent for kids just starting out or looking to improve their existing skills of dribbling, passing, and shooting. A mini game is included. Soccer cleats and shin pads are encouraged  


Indoor Soccer 

Wednesdays January 11th-February 15th 2023 ( 6 weeks )

Kids soccer: ages 5-6.   6:00-7:00pm 


Kids: ages 7-8.   7:00-8:00pm 


Youth: ages 9-13.   8:00-9:00pm 


Location: Elementary Gym- Georgian Bay Community School



Check out our Advanced Aquatic Courses and Summer Camps for Youth!

Community Programs

Creative Dance, Ballet, Tap and Aerial Skills

Students in Dance Foundations and Aerial Arts receive a solid dance education, whether they are dancing on the floor or in the air. No previous experience is required! Tap and Ballet round out our offerings so that there's something for everyone.

Leadership options for teens include our NEW student teacher education program! Technique classes are also for adults where noted.

More details at or call Georgie at 519-370-9087. 


Cost: Fees vary

Days: Evenings and Saturdays 

Ages: 13+
Location: Dance With Us! Mutable ARTS studio, 337 Sykes St. S.

Sail Georgian Bay

Learn sailing and water safety from our Sail Canada certified instructors! Weekly courses run during July and August for youth ages 8-18. 


SGB is committed to skill development as well as fun on the water for all students! 


For more information visit Sail Georgian Bay

(226)-668-2944  /

Meaford Pickleball Club

2 Great Opportunities for youth to learn and enjoy the growing sport of pickleball.  Ages 9-12.  


Summer Camp - July 4-8, 2022 10:15 - Noon 


Weekly Youth League - Thursday’s 4:30-6:00 pm.  July 14 - Aug 25.

All equipment and coaching provided.  


To get rates and to register call Brian at 289-685-4601.



Looking for financial assistance for recreation programs? You may qualify for the Recreation Fund!
Georgian Bay Youth Roots
Georgian Bay Youth Roots

Are you a youth interested in social justice, environmental change and building a better community?

We want to hear from you!

Contact us at: 


Guiding Principles

  • Build and maintain a positive asset based view of youth
  • Provide opportunities for meaningful youth engagement and leadership
  • Create a sense of belonging and community amoung youth 
  • Support partnerships and build capacity between the Municipality of Meaford and Town of Blue Mountains 
  • Foster partnerships and collaboration between community organizations. 

Get Involved! 

Join us at one of our monthly meetings at GBCS! Meet the Geogian Bay Youth Roots team! Open to youth participants and adult mentors. 

Opportunities include; having your voice heard by local politicians, running socials, and organizing community events all while gaining valuable work experience!

We'd love to hear from you!

Can't make a meeting? Check our our Youth Roots table weekly at GBCS!


Interested in gaining working experience in community services? Arrnage your placement with Georgian By Youth Roots and join The Town of Blue Mountains, The Municipality of Meaford,  Blue Mountaints Public Library, Meaford Public Library and Beaver Valley Outreach for experiences in library services, municipal recreation, social and community services. 

View detailed Position Overview. 

Recognized as a Co-Op/Placement opportunity through the Bluewater District School Board. 

International Youth Day
International Youth Day

Annually on August 12 Meaford celebrates International Youth Day with a FREE event at the Blue Dolphin Pool. 

See you in 2023!

Join us for an evening of pizza, music, swimming and other activities, to celebrate YOU, the youth in our community! 

Blue Dolphin Pool Swim Admission Standards apply. 

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