|Recreational Activities surrounding Drummond/North Elmsley|
Lanark & District Community Centre
67 Princess Street
|Perth & District Community Centre
2 Beckwith Street
Smiths Falls Memorial Community Centre
Perth & District Indoor Swimming Pool
Situated in the southeast corner of Perth, Conlon Farm boasts 50 acres of outdoor fun. Soccer fields, ball diamonds, basketball courts, beach volleyball court, tennis courts, huge playground, skateboard park, skating rink, toboggan hill and cross-country skiing. Snack Bar and washrooms (open May to October), lots of parking, picnic tables and walking paths make Conlon Farm a great place to spend your time while in Perth.
For information call Parks and Recreation Department 267-3311.
Forming part of the Rideau Canal National Historic
Site, these locks serve to connect the Town of Perth, through the Tay River, to the Rideau System. The original Tay Canal was built along the length of the Tay ending with a series of locks near Port Elmsley.
Mississippi Lake Bird Sanctuary
Located southwest of Innisville off Drummond Concession 10B, this National Wildlife Area is a haven for migrating waterfowl in the fall. Representing one of the largest natural areas left on Mississippi Lake, the Sanctuary centres around the wetlands of McEwan Bay
Huge Canada Goose migration area with observation tower. The scenic Nature Trail wanders through the reserve with a lookout tower viewing over the Tay Marsh towards the Rideau Canal System. Hundreds of plant species and wild flowers, songbirds, ducks, deer, wild turkeys, squirrels, reptiles and amphibians can be spotted from time to time. Cost is $5.00 per vehicle, donation box at site.
Wildlife, camping, hiking, boating/canoeing, fishing, swimming, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and nature trails. Washrooms, change houses and picnic areas. Situated on the Rideau, admission is at the Ontario Provincial Park rate. During the summer months the Park Store is open.
Located on the Trans Canada Highway (hwy #7). Camping, scenic nature trails, playground for the kids, sandy beaches, two lakes to choose from, fishing, boating and canoeing. Shower and washroom facilities. Canoe, boat and paddle boat rentals are available.
Huge rock outcrop rising hundreds of feet above the town of Westport. Scenic view is second-to-none in Ontario. Nature trails, beaver pond, wildlife and plants galore. Picnic tables, parking and restrooms. Admission is $5.00 per vehicle; donation box at site.
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|Ferguson's Falls Canoe Launch||
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Rideau Ferry Yacht Club
Sandy beach on the Rideau with roped-off swimming area, barbecue pits, picnic tables, change houses and restrooms.
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