Recreation & Leisure
The Simcoe area provides two major recreation facilities with which to serve an active, healthy community:


Annaleise Carr Aquatic Centre

  • Indoor Olympic size swimming pool with showers and change rooms
  • Banquet hall/auditorium that seats 350
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge area
  • Handicapped accessible - elevator on site
  • Located on the fair grounds
  • Attached building with Ice Rink including change rooms, showers and two meeting rooms


Talbot Gardens

  • Ice Rink with spectator seating of 1200, 500 standing room (Floor space can be utilized for events during spring & summer to capacity of 1200 people)
  • Change Rooms and Washrooms
  • Cafeteria
  • Multi-purpose room (has kitchen facilities, able to host groups from 10-250, air conditioned)


Additionally, the region is kept beautiful with a series of well-maintain parks, listed further below.

For further details on Norfolk facilities or parks, feel free to consult the Norfolk County website or contact them directly at 519-426-5870.


Active Parks

  Crestlynn Park 3.6 acres1 tennis court toboggan hill playground - picnic
  Don Shay Memorial 10 acres 2 soccer fields
  Evergreen Heights 2.5 acres 1 tennis court playground - picnic
  George Thomas Memorial (Kinsmen Park) 4 acres 2 softball diamonds picnic pavilion
  Lions 1,11&111 13.66 acres 3 lighted baseball diamonds concession booth
  Memorial Park 8 acres 1 lighted baseball diamond 1 soccer field
  Percy Carter Park 1.3 acres
2 tennis courts
  Stalker Park
(Cedar 1& 11)
10 acres 2 tennis courts playground - picnic 2 softball diamond - 1 lighted
  Waterworks Park 4 acres softball diamond playground
  Westwood Acres 5.5 acres 1 tennis court playground - picnic

Passive Parks

  Ashton Park 1 acre
  Briarwood Park 3.5 acres
  Brook Street Park 0.5 acres
  Clifton Park 6 acres
  Culver Park 0.4 acres
  Freeman Crescent 0.5 acres
  Golden Garden Park 2.5 acres
  Grant Anderson Park 3.5 acres
  Hill Street Park 0.5 acres
  Homewood Park 3.5 acres
  Lynndale Heights 6.5 acres
  Lynnwood Park 10 acres
  Norfolk Park 0.03 acres
  Patterson Street 0.01 acres
  Quance Mill 0.01 acres
  Queensway 0.5 acres
  Simson Park 0.60 acres
  Summit Circle 0.3 acres
  Sutton's Pond 15 acres
  Wellington Park 8 acres