Things to Do

The Renfrew Recreation Department is active.  Recreational facilities include the curling club, the Rec Centre, Mat-e-way Activity Centre and the Millennium Trail.  The Rec Centre consists of a gymnasium with a stage, multiple meeting areas, as well as a fitness centre.  Activities at the Rec Centre include physical activity options for all ages, as well as art classes.  The grounds around the Mat-e-way Activity Centre hosts baseball and softball fields, soccer pitches, football field, track, tennis club, splash pad, tobogganing hill, fitness trail, play structure, outdoor rink, skate park, fenced in dog park and plenty of room for any other outdoor activity you could think of.  Inside Mateway is the ice rink where there are activities planned for everyone from Mom and Tots skating to the Renfrew Millionaires “old-timers” hockey team. The Millennium Trail is a four season walking/biking/snowmobile trail along the old K&P rail line.

The Town of Renfrew offers beautiful parks, trails, a community garden and a dog park for both residents and visitors alike. Be sure to enjoy the following:


Ma-Te-Way Activity Center

Offering hard ball and soft ball diamonds, a football field, a 400 meter running track, soccer fields, four lit tennis courts (membership required), a toboggan hill, two beach volleyball courts, a 2.5 k fitness trail, children's play equipment, a splash pad, an outdoor rink as well as in the indoor rink facilities

Kiwanis Park

Provides a children's play structure and a basketball net

McConnell Park

A scenic nature park

Horton Heights Park

Provides a children's play structure

Knights of Columbus Park

Provides a children's play structure

Fortington Park

Provides a children's play structure and a toboggan hill

Legion Park

Provides a children's play structure

Odd Fellows Park

Provides swings, Community Garden

Renfrew Millennium Trail

Provides 3.4 k trail in town: open to everyone year-round

Community Garden

Provides the opportunity to reserve a space to tend your own garden

Renfrew Dog Park (at Mateway)

Provides an enclosed area for your dog to run, play and make new friends


Each of the elementary schools also have play structures and school yards to play in when school is not in session.