Facilities & Halls
Arena Advertising Opportunities
Select advertising opportunities are available at both the Joel Steele & Chesterville Arenas. With thousands of guests visiting these facilities each year, arena advertising is a great way to promote your business. Change room doors, select spots in the lobby, rink boards, and wall ads are presently available. We offer a simple and quick turn-key service by conceiving the design and arranging for the printing process.
For more information Click here to contact Meaghan Meerburg, Director of Recreation & Culture or call 613-774-2105 ext. 236.
Public Skating Schedule
Click here to view the Public Skating Schedule available through the Township’s Calendar of Events
Ice Rental Rates
To book ice at the Chesterville and/or Joel Steele Arena, please contact Chris Currie, Recreation Coordinator for the Township of North Dundas, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 613-774-2105 ext. 223.
Joel Steele Arena
577 Main St. Phone: 613-774-2006 The Joel Steele Arena is the home of the Jr. B. Hawks, North Dundas Minor Hockey, and the Winchester Skating Club. The arena ice surface is the perfect location for large parties, community festivals, auctions, and other large events. It is available for rental from April to mid-August. The ice surface accommodates approximately 900 people with abundant parking on a paved lot. The bar and stage areas can be set up to your specifications.
153 Chesterville Queen St. Phone: 613-448-3267 The Chesterville Arena is home to North Dundas Minor Hockey. For large parties, community festivals, auctions, etc. the arena ice surface is available in the off-season (April to September). Approximately 900 people can be accommodated with a moveable bar and stage area. Spacious parking is available on a paved lot with easy access.
Skate & Helmet Lending Libraires
The Township of North Dundas is pleased to offer Skate & Helmet Lending Libraries that will be operating until the end of March, at both the Joel Steele and Chesterville Arenas. This program will be available, FREE OF CHARGE, during public skating hours and is also available to accommodate sports enthusiasts should they forget their own skates or helmet for a game or practice that is taking place at one of the arenas. We are always accepting donations of gently used or new hockey helmets and skates as well as monetary donations to help sustain and expand the Skate & Helmet Lending Libraries. If you would like to make a donation, please do so at the Township Office, located at 636 St. Lawrence St. in Winchester. For more information, please contact the Recreation Coordinator, at (613) 774-2105 ext. 223.
The Township of North Dundas has four ball diamonds that are fully lit and can be rented to the public. These diamonds are situated in Winchester, Chesterville and South Mountain. Minor ball programs are offered. In addition to the four diamonds, there is a t-ball diamond in Winchester. Various leagues, such as mixed three pitch and ladies three pitch, as well as pick up ball use these diamonds for recreational enjoyment.
Winchester Arena Boardroom
577 Main St. Phone: 613-774-2006 Winchester Arena has one small boardroom that comfortably seats up to 20 people. The boardroom features tables and chairs as well as a projector screen and whiteboard.
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Morewood Community Hall
17 Russell Street, Morewood
Situated in the hamlet of Morewood, the Morewood Community Centre is a very spacious hall with a capacity of approximately 250 people. This hall is on ground level and is handicapped accessible. It has a small stage area for entertainment, as well as a dance floor, kitchen and bar. The hall is air-conditioned and has abundant parking available on a paved lot.
Chesterville Community Hall
1 Mill Street, Chesterville
Located in the heart of beautiful downtown Chesterville, this hall has a capacity of approximately 150 people and can be used for a variety of activities. There is a bar and kitchen area that can be used and licensed by the renter. The hall is fully air-conditioned. The Community Hall is also available to accommodate your day or evening meeting.
Nelson Laprade Centre
9 William Street, Chesterville
The Nelson Laprade Centre is located in a beautiful park setting in Chesterville. This hall is suitable for many events and can be divided in two with a capacity of 100 people per side or the full hall with capacity of 200 people. The Nelson Laprade Centre is home to various seniors’ activities, as well as the Rotary Club and the Chesterville Lions Den. It features air conditioning, kitchen facilities on both halves, paved parking and is fully handicapped accessible. The Nelson Laprade Centre is a very attractive setting for hosting smaller events such as anniversaries, birthday parties and family get-togethers.
Joel Steele Community Centre
577 Main Street, Winchester
The Joel Steele Community Centre is spacious and accommodates a variety of uses. The hall capacity is approximately 300, featuring a stage area for live or recorded entertainment and a dance floor. The hall is air-conditioned and handicapped accessible. Kitchen facilities are available, as well as a bar that can be fully licensed by the renter. Abundant parking is available on a paved lot.
Winchester Cultural Centre (Old Town Hall)
478 Main Street, Winchester
The Old Town Hall in Winchester is home to the Dundas County Players theatre group. The Players have been providing plays, cabarets and dinner theatre since 1996. The North Dundas Movie Committee also operates Moovie nights for the public in this space. Winchester Open Mic Night, a genuine 60s style coffeehouse operates on Thursdays from 7pm to 10pm, year round. With a capacity of 100 people in theatre seating, this centre is also great for meetings and presentations. The lobby space is excellent for heritage displays, art shows and special events.The centre is fully air-conditioned and handicapped accessible.
South Mountain Resource Room
10543 Main Street, South Mountain
The South Mountain Resource Room is located inside the South Mountain Library building. This space is great for classes, meetings, and small functions. The room is fully air-conditioned, handicapped accessible, and features washrooms and a small kitchen.
Facility Rental Rates
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Are you looking for an old fashioned outdoor skate? There are five outdoor rinks in North Dundas available for your winter enjoyment. They are located in Hallville, Inkerman, Morewood, Mountain, and South Mountain. Information regarding these rinks can be obtained by calling the recreation association for the respective area. Ice is made and maintained by volunteers therefore availability may vary. Information regarding these rinks can be obtained by calling the recreation association for the respective area. Click here to email Chris Currie, Recreation Coordinator, for more information on recreations associations or call 613-774-2105, ext. 223.
Parks & Playgrounds
The Township of North Dundas offers many parks and safe play areas for the young and the young at heart. These parks and play areas are located throughout North Dundas and are available to the public for their safe usage. The parks are maintained on a weekly basis.
Chesterville Community Park 1 William Street Thompson Park Erin Avenue
Hallville Playground St. John Street
Harmony Park 1306 Country Lane
Veterans View Park 1 Moffatt Street
Mountain Memorial Park 10480 Clark Road
South Mountain Park 10543 Main Street
100 Club Park 577 Main Street Scented Garden 469 Main Street Skateboard Park 577 Main Street Sweet Corner Park 501 Main Street
The tennis courts in South Mountain and Chesterville now feature Pickleball lines for added recreational opportunities. Pickleball is a racquet sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis. Two, three, or four players use solid paddles made of wood or composite materials to hit a perforated polymer ball, similar to a wiffle ball, over a net. The sport shares features of other racquet sports, the dimensions and layout of a badminton court, and a net and rules similar to tennis, with a few modifications. Click here for more information on this sport.
Pavilions & Picnic Shelters
Located in the 100 Club Park (577 Main St. in Winchester), the Lions Pavilion is a 40’ x 60’ covered pavilion with a slab floor and includes electricity and water hook-up. This facility is ideal for family picnics & reunions, parties, and special events.
Green Gang Pavilion
The Green Gang Pavilion is located in the Chesterville Community Park at 1 William Street in Chesterville. The Pavilion is a 16’ x 24’ covered area with a slab floor. It is ideal for family picnics in the park.
The Township of North Dundas has two outdoor pools that are situated in the villages of Chesterville and Winchester. These pools are seasonal and operate from mid-June until the end of August. Both pools are supervised by certified personnel and offer swimming lessons, Aquafit/Aqua Zumba, and public swimming. Pool time is available to those who wish to rent it for birthday parties, family get-togethers, etc. For further information on the pools or to make a reservation please contact Chris Currie or Meaghan Meerburg at 613-774-2105. The Township of North Dundas is proud to have two very active swim teams that work out of these pools.
1 William Street, Chesterville Phone: 613-448-2012
577 Main Street, Winchester Phone: 613-774-1603
The Mountain Park is home to a lit soccer field 100 yards x 85 yards in dimension. The park also includes washroom and change room facilities that can be opened for bookings with advanced notice. There is also a lighted soccer field in Chesterville, located at the fairgrounds.
Sports Field/Slab Rental Request Form
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Tables and chairs
Tables and chairs are available for rent. If an organization/individual picks up and returns them, the price is $4.00 per table and $0.75 per chair. If township staff does the transporting, the price is $6.00 per table and $1.25 per chair. Click here to email Chris Currie, Recreation Coordinator, for more information or to book a hall or facility, or call 613-774-2105, ext. 223.
Tennis & Volleyball Courts
South Mountain Park
10543 Main Street, South Mountain Two fully lit, fenced courts – resurfaced in 2008. No charge. Sand Volleyball Courts
10480 Clark Road, Mountain Three individual sand courts. No charge.
100 Club Park
577 Main Street, Winchester Double sand court. No charge.