Recreation

Timmins has a large number of recreational groups and activities for all types of enthusiasts.

Timmins has a large number of recreational groups and activities for all types of enthusiasts. Whether it is winter, summer, indoor or outdoor activities, the community boasts a wide variety of leisure activities.

Timmins is home to over 55 km of recreational trails and has four conservation areas: Gillies Lake, Hersey Lake, Mountjoy Historical, and White Waterfront. These natural green spaces are available to the public for a variety of activities including, hiking, cycling, wildlife viewing, swimming, picnicking, photography, and more.

There are many programs for competitive sports, including soccer, baseball, ringette and hockey; as well as, recreational programs for tennis, gymnastics, martial arts, figure skating, and dance. Timmins has several state-of-the-art sport facilities including the Timmins Regional Athletics and Soccer Complex, Confederation Multi Sports Facility, a number of fitness centres, arenas, and an indoor swimming pool. 

Timmins has some of the finest golf courses in the North. Three golf courses within city limits offer beautiful courses with 9 to 18-holes, driving ranges, putting greens, and chipping and bunker areas.

Timmins is your premier winter destination for skiing. Visit Mount Jamieson Resort for downhill skiing and snow tubing, or head to Porcupine Ski Runners for cross-country skiing and snowshoe trails.

There are two provincial parks and five campgrounds within an hour of Timmins.

Timmins is host to many festivals and events throughout the year including the Multicultural Festival, National Indigenous Peoples Day, Diwali and Holi festivals, the Great Canadian Kayak Challenge, Winter Carnival, and the Rock on the River concert.

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