June is Recreation & Parks Month

June is Recreation and Park Month (J.R.P.M.) is an annual community mobilization movement that takes place in parks, schools, recreation centres and neighbourhoods all across Ontario. By celebrating June is Recreation and Par​ks Month, the Town of Aurora aims to promote healthy and active living for all residents and increase awareness of the value and important benefits that recreation and parks provide to individuals, families and communities.

June is recreation and parks month logo

From registered programs and activities offered by Town staff or local community organizations throughout the month of June to tips and ideas on things you and your family can do in Aurora on your own to celebrate June is Recreation and Parks month, the Town has you covered with many options for you to participate and get involved in!


J.R.P.M. Programs & Activities

All J.R.P.M. programs and activities are FREE.

*Pre-registration is required for any programs and activities noted with an asterisk. Register online at e-PLAY or in-person at one of our recreation facilities (A.F.L.C. or S.A.R.C.) unless otherwise specified.

To Register Online - Simply click on the time slot for the activity you want to participate in. You will then be directed to our online registration system.

Registration dates for any J.R.P.M. programs that require pre-registration.

  • Monday, May 16 – Resident Registration opens
  • Tuesday, May 24 – Non-Resident Registration opens
Special Events
Special Events
NameDateTimeLocation

Cycle Aurora*

Starts June 1 – takes place all month

N/A

Aurora (various locations)

Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Saturday, June 4

11 am –  12:30 pm

Aurora Town Park

Aurora Performing Arts Festival

Saturday, June 11

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Aurora Town Park

Dance in the Park

Thursday, June 30

7 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Aurora Town Park

Geocaching

Throughout June

N/A

Aurora (various locations)

Outdoor Fitness
Outdoor Fitness
NameDateTimeLocation

Gentle Stretch (18+ yrs)*

Wednesday, June 8

9:30 a.m. –10:15 a.m.

ASC Deck and ASC West McKenzie

Chair Yoga (18+ yrs)*

Wednesday, June 22

9:30 a.m. –10:15 a.m.

ASC Deck and ASC West McKenzie

Family Boot Camp (6+ yrs)*

Wednesday, June 29

6:30 p.m. –7:15 p.m.

Aurora Arboretum and ASC West McKenzie

Swimming
Swimming
NameDateTimeLocation

Father’s Day Swim^

^Free swim for all
participants. Space is
limited. This is a
drop-in activity.

Sunday, June 19 

2:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. 

SARC

Swim Assessments*

Saturday, June 4

2:20 pm – 2:35 pm

2:35 pm – 2:50 pm

2:50 pm – 3:05 pm

SARC

Swim Assessments*

Sunday, June 5

2:20 pm – 2:35 pm

2:35 pm – 2:50 pm

2:50 pm – 3:05 pm

SARC 

 

 Swim Assessments*

Friday, June 10

7:30 pm – 7:45 pm 

7:45 pm – 8:00 pm 

8:00 pm – 8:15 pm 

8:15 pm – 8:30 pm

8:30 pm – 8:45 pm

8:45 pm – 9:00 pm

9:00 pm – 9:15 pm

9:15 pm – 9:30 pm

SARC

Swim Assessments*

Saturday, June 11

2:20 pm – 2:35 pm

2:35 pm – 2:50 pm

2:50 pm – 3:05 pm

SARC

Swim Assessments*

Sunday, June 12

2:20 pm – 2:35 pm

2:35 pm – 2:50 pm

2:50 pm – 3:05 pm

SARC

Swim Assessments*

Saturday, June 18

2:20 pm – 2:35 pm

2:35 pm – 2:50 pm

2:50 pm – 3:05 pm

SARC

Swim Assessments*

Saturday, June 25

2:20 pm – 2:35 pm

2:35 pm – 2:50 pm

2:50 pm – 3:05 pm

SARC

Swim Assessments*

Sunday, June 26

2:20 pm – 2:35 pm

2:35 pm – 2:50 pm

2:50 pm – 3:05 pm

SARC

Lawn Bowling
Lawn Bowling
NameDateTimeLocation

Lawn Bowling – Try It^

Saturday, June 4

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Aurora Lawn Bowling Club

Lawn Bowling – Try It^

Saturday, June 18

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Aurora Lawn Bowling Club

Lawn Bowling – Try It^

Saturday, June 25

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Aurora Lawn Bowling Club

^Offered by Aurora Lawn Bowling Club. If you have any questions, please email Raymond Noble
Tennis
Tennis
NameDateTimeLocation

Tennis – Try It^

(Ages 6 to 13 years)

Sunday, June 5

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Fleury Park Tennis Courts

Family Tennis
with the Pro's*

Sunday, June 26

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Fleury Park Tennis Courts

^Offered by Total Tennis. If you have any questions, please email Bill Maron or call 416-565-8774.

Recreation Programs - Preschool
Recreation Programs - Preschool
NameDateTimeLocation

Preschool Playhouse
(1.5 – 3 yrs)*

Thursday, June 9

2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

SARC

Preschool Workshop
(4 – 6 yrs)*

Wednesday, June 15

5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.

SARC

Recreation Programs - Children
Recreation Programs - Children
NameDateTimeLocation

Mother & Daughter
Beach Volleyball*

Saturday, June 4

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

AFLC

Basketball Basics*

Saturday, June 11

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

AFLC

Basketball Basics*

Tuesday, June 14

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

AFLC

Father & Son
Basketball*

Wednesday, June 15

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

AFLC

Rock Wall Drop-In^

Monday, June 27

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

AFLC

^This drop-in is open to individuals ages 6 and above. Children between the ages of 6 to 11 years must have a supervising adult (16 years or older) present on-site during climbing. Waiver available online or in-person at A.F.L.C. and must be completed before climbing.  

Recreation Programs - Youth
Recreation Programs - Youth
NameDateTimeLocation

Teen Park Clean Up*

Saturday, June 4

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Fleury Park

Teen Park Clean Up*

Sunday, June 12

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Machell Park

Archery – Try It*

Saturday, June 18

12:15 pm – 1:00 pm

AFLC

Art in the Loft

Friday, June 24

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

AFLC

Recreation Programs - Adult
Recreation Programs - Adult
NameDateTimeLocation

Women & Dogs Circle: June Forest Hike*^

Saturday, June 18

9:00 a.m. –  10:00 a.m.

Sheppard's Bush

^Please register online at See What She Can Do. Meeting details will be emailed to all registrants in advance.

Recreation Programs - Older Adult
Recreation Programs - Older Adult
NameDateTimeLocation

Name That Tune*^

Sunday, June 12

11:30 am –  12:00 pm

Zoom

Movie Night*^

Tuesday, June 7

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Aurora Seniors Centre

Yoga Stretch
on the Deck*

Tuesday, June 21

10:45 am –11:30 am

Aurora Seniors Centre

Card Bingo*^

Monday, June 6

3:15 pm – 3:45 pm

Zoom or Teleconference

Stretch & Relax*^

Thursday, June 16

3:15 pm – 3:45 pm

Zoom or Teleconference

Chair Exercise*^

Tuesday, June 14

3:15 pm – 3:45 pm

Zoom or Teleconference

Stories & Games*^

Wednesday, June 22

3:15 pm – 3:45 pm

Teleconference

Jeopardy*^

Monday, June 27

3:15 pm – 3:45 pm

Zoom or Teleconference

^Please call 365-500-3161 or email the Aurora Seniors Centre in advance to pre-register.
GooseChase - J.R.P.M. Scavenger Hunt

Grab your phone, download the GooseChase app, complete missions, collect points, and achieve glory. J.R.P.M. missions will be released each Monday and Friday throughout the month of June and can be completed on your schedule, whenever you choose. Collect points and see where you land on the leaderboard.

This scavenger hunt will include 3 categories:

  • Nature
  • Active
  • Aurora Trivia

This is a great way to engage with the community, challenge friends and family, get outdoors and stay active this month in celebration of June is Recreation and Parks Month - so join our game today and get in on the fun!

Social Media - How are you celebrating J.R.P.M.?

Take photos of you and your family participating in one of the J.R.P.M. activities above or let us know how you are celebrating on your own. Post your photos on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #AuroraJRPM22 and be eligible to have it published in the Aurora Community Services Program Guide. Don’t forget to tag the Town @Town_of_Aurora on Twitter or @townofaurora on Facebook.

Need some more ideas of ways to be active this June? See the Parks and Recreation JRPM 2022 Activity Booklet below for activities you can do with your family, friends and neighbours.


Related Links

To learn more about J.R.P.M., please visit the Parks and Recreation Ontario website.

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