Recreation / Leisure

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Carman Dufferin Parks & Recreation provides indoor and outdoor recreational opportunities for our residents of Carman, Dufferin and surrounding Areas.

Online Registration:

Our online registration is processed securely through MaxGalaxy. You do need to enter a credit card number to complete your registration.
Online registrations will require you to have an account. Create an account here.

Other ways to Register:

In person at the Memorial Hall- 3rd Floor Recreation Office, 12-2nd Ave SW (Mon-Fri, 8:30-4:30pm) – Please note all in person registrations require an online account created prior to any registration whether online or in person.
Over the phone – 204-745-2684
Over email –

Programs & Events:

If there is a program you want to see in your community please contact the office to discuss.

To register for programs – Click here.

Self Defence & Boxing Instruction – with Dr. Chuck Williams starts Sept 10th. Mon 7:00-8:00pm
Pickleball Drop in – starts Sept 20th Thurs 6:30-8:30pm at Carman Community Hall $2.00 fee
Dog Obedience – starts Oct 3rd – Wed 7:00-7:30pm
Babysitter’s Course – Sat Oct 13 – 10:00am-4:00pm
Adult Cooking – with Rita Bisht -South Asian Cuisine starts Oct 16 Tues 6:00-9:00pm
Goalie Clinics – with TM Goaltending starts Oct 22 Mon 6:45-8:15pm
The RINK – Power Skating starts Oct 23 Tues 6:00-9:00
Hall walking – will be starting Nov 5th, 2018 for the winter months. Mon-Thurs 9:30-11:00am
*New Mindful Movements- Fitness Class – Starts November 7 Wed 6:00-6:45pm – 6 Weeks
To Register for all these programs above you can click on the click here above.

Community Programs at Carman Collegiate
Drop In Badminton – Every Friday Evening from 7:00-9:00pm – Dates the gym is not available
Hall walking – Mon-Fri – 4:00-9:00pm – Date TBA

Recreation Program Refund Policy

Refunds requested less than 5 business days prior to the start of the program, will be subject to a $10.00 cancellation fee. A full refund is given if a program is cancelled by the Carman Dufferin Recreation. If the program has started, program registration fees will be considered only for compassionate or medical reason and will be refunded on a pro-rated basis.

To reserve or request a facility- Click here
To view facility schedules – Click here

Carman Dufferin Pool: This heated pool includes 2 slides and a modern pool change house.
Pool is Closed for the season

Pool Rates – Click here to view the 2018 pool rates
Pool Schedule July2 – August 26 – Click here to view
Swimming Lessons Schedule – Click here to view the 2018 Schedule
Swimming Lessons – Click here to register
Adult Swimming Lessons – Clink here to register
Bronze Medallion & Bronze Cross – Click here to register

Carman Dufferin Pool Refund Policy

Refunds will not be given out due to weather.

Season Pass Refunds

Season Pass fees will not be refunded unless the person holding the season pass shows adequate proof of his/her inability to use the Carman Dufferin Pool. Refunds are at the discretion of the Pool Manager. All refunds will be paid out by the Recreation Office.

Swimming Lessons Refunds

  • Full refund if class is cancelled by Recreation Office.
  • If a refund/exchange is requested, the following conditions will apply:
    1. Requests for refunds or exchanges must be accompanied by the original receipt and requested at least 1 week prior to the start date of the first lesson. $10.00 administration fee will be applied to all  cancelled or exchanged lessons.
    2. Requests or exchanges after the start of the session will be considered only for compassionate or medical reasons. $10.00 administration fee will be applied to all exchanged or cancelled lessons.

Refunds are mailed out from the Recreation Office and will take 2-4 weeks to process.

Kin Splash Zone: New to Carman for Summer 2018. The Splash Park is located in Kings Park near the Large Picnic Shelter and beside the Museum. This 2800 sq ft splash pad is free, has gentle water features including an interactive water table for younger children, plus a more exciting space for older kids with dumping buckets, spray loops, blasters and much more!

Carman Dufferin Arena: Features 2 ice surfaces with hockey and figure skating occurring throughout the winter months.
To view the arena schedule and to request ice times, please click here.

A Side and B Side Ice Rental RatesClick here.

Skate sharpening by Garth Farr ($5 regular skates, $8 figure skates, $10 goalie skates). Contact Garth at 204-750-1079 (text only) to get your skates sharpened.

Pathway: A community foot/bike path that winds its way throughout Carman. The pathway links recreation areas such as King’s Park, baseball diamonds, golf course and pool area. Away from traffic and totally surrounded by nature, part of the pathway features a scenic river path that follows the meandering Boyne River. In the centre of the river path is the tall grass prairie. The Pathway provides ample opportunity for walking, jogging, biking and cross-country skiing – and just plain enjoying nature. For more information click here: Carman Community Pathway to Active Living

Baseball: Carman has a very active minor ball league and recreational mixed slo pitch leagues.
To view the diamond schedule or to request a diamond, click here.

Soccer: Carman Dufferin has a very vibrant soccer program for all ages.  There are several soccer fields.
To request a soccer pitch or view the schedule, click here.

Campground:  44 Sites, located in the heart of Carman in King’s Park.  Next to the golf course, tennis courts, pool and playground.

Cost for 15 and 30 amp campsite, per night is $25.00 (taxes included).

Cost for No service campsite, per night is $15.00 (taxes included).

To book a campsite online, please follow these steps:
1. Create an account
2. Select dates of reservation
3. Double-click on the sites you would like to reserve (green means avaialble)
4. Complete payment
5. Ensure information in confirmation email is correct
6. Review the Terms & Conditions attachment.

Credit Card is required for all online or over-the-phone reservations. Payments made in person can be cash, debit or credit card.

For map and booking information, click here.

Kings Park Camp Ground Refund Policy
  • You can cancel your reservation and collect a full refund on your camping fees (except for the $10.00 reservation fee) if you cancel 4 or more days before your arrival date. If your cancellation occurs 3 days or less before the arrival date, your fees will be refunded except for the first night’s camping fee and the $10.00 reservation fee. Remember, if you don’t cancel your reservation or do not show up, all fees are forfeited.
  • Refunds will not be given due to inclement weather.
  • Refunds are mailed out from the Recreation Office and will take 2-4 weeks to process

Community Hall: Capacity 500, stage, kitchen facilities. For information call 204-745-2684.
To view the schedule or to book the hall, click here.

Carman Community Hall Refund Policy

The required $100 deposit is non refundable unless the event is cancelled at least 30 days prior to the event.

Parks & Playgrounds:

  • Kings Park :  2 Picnic Shelters – Cookout -This facility is designed for outdoor gatherings and provides shade, and protection from rain or snow. Come enjoy the park! To book a picnic shelter, click here.
  • King Park Playground: Located beside the Carman Dufferin Pool across from the Tennis Courts. This playground has a play structure, swings, slides, climbing fixture and park benches.
  • Friends Forever North Playground: Located on 5th street NW. This playground has a play structure, swings, slides and benches.

Skateboard Park: The Skateboard Park is located in King’s Park area nestled between the Tennis Courts and the Carman Campground and across from the playground.

Tennis Courts: Carman’s Outdoor Tennis Courts are located in King’s Park, right beside the Carman Campground.  The two courts are fully lighted for nighttime play.

Beach Volleyball Court: Carman’s Outdoor Volleyball Court is located in Kings Park near the Large Picnic Shelter.

For more information on theses facilities call the office at 204-745-2684


All NSF charges are an additional $7.50 

Additional Recreation in Carman

Carman Dufferin Parks & Recreation
Box 160
Carman, MB R0G 0J0

Phone: 204-745-2684
Fax: 204-745-3797
Renae Wolfe – Office Assistant –
Sheena Nakonechny – Recreation Programmer –

Partners: The Carman Dufferin Recreation is a department of the Town of Carman.  The Town of Carman and the Rural Municiality of Dufferin along with the Dufferin Agricultural Society work together to provide recreational facilities and programs for the area.

* Please make cheques payable to Town of Carman*

To view information on the Town of Carman Mosquito Fogging Schedule please click on the following link: Mosquito Fogging