Due to COVID-19 all recreation programs have been suspended until further notice. Please check #MeafordRecOnTheRun for alternative programs and activities.

The Municipality of Meaford is one of 46 communities in the province to recieve 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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Sports

Tennis 

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

PRIVATE LESSONS AVAILABLE!
$40/hour – up to 4 kids per lesson ($10/kid)
paul.cornfield2@sympatico.ca | fayardjohnson@gmail.com

Floor Hockey

Instructor: Meagan Comly

Ice is out but hockey is still in! Join us for this great recreational floor hockey program. Kids will participate in shinny-style hockey, skills and drills. Helmet and gloves mandatory.

Courses

Home Alone Course

Instructor: Jeremy Grant

Get your kids ready to stay home alone this summer! This course provides kids with all the necessary skills and knowledge to be safe and responsible when they are home alone.

Ages 10+

Babysitting Course

Instructor: Jeremy Grant

This course covers everything from managing difficult behaviour to professional conduct as a babysitter. This revised course now has a great emphasis on First Aid skills.

Ages 11+

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

Community Programs

Creative Dance, Ballet, Tap & 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 www.mutablearts.ca 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

2020 Courses Cancelled due to COVID-19. 

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  /  sailgeorgianbay@gmail.com 

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!

Conact us at: 

georgianbayyouthroots@gmail.com 

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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, 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!

Co-Op/Placement

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. 

2020's Event cancelled due to COVID-19. 

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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