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The vision for recreation & leisure service in the Town of Prescott is to create "A vibrant and active community that maximizes its existing natural and built assets to offer superior indoor and outdoor recreation opportunities to residents and visitors.”

Prescott is home to over 85 acres of green space, including RiverWalk Park, Centennial Park (home to the municipal beach, pool, and tennis courts), the Heritage River Trail (alongside the War of 1812-era Fort Wellington National Historic Site).

The Town of Prescott offers athletic programming, facilities, beautiful green spaces, and trails to help residents and visitors of all ages lead healthy, active, engaged and community-connected lives. Experience the stories, the history, the sites and the activities, all within our beautiful community.

The recommendations contained within the Recreation Master Plan for Prescott are guided by several key principles. These were developed based on the outcomes of the community engagement activities, locational context, consideration for future demographics, local and provincial strategic priorities, and review of existing recreation facilities and programs.

  1. Promote community health, wellness and active living through a variety of recreational opportunities.

  2. Address the needs of an aging population through recreation planning.

  3. Fully utilize the existing recreational assets available in the Town.

  4. Strategic investment in recreation for resident retention and attraction, economic development, and to promote tourism (including sport tourism).

  5. Asset management‐based approach to practical capital investment in recreation facilities.

  6. Recreation opportunities for all members of the community regardless of age, ability, income, or ethnicity.

  7. Provision of an effective range of indoor spaces for public use and programming.

  8. Protect and enhance Prescott’s waterfront as the primary location for passive recreation, visitor services, and tourist opportunities.

2021 Annual Tree Lighting Celebration
2021 Opening of Museum & Visitor Centre
2021 Unveiling of the new "Greetings from Prescott" mural by Christine Sloan
2021 Pumpkin Parade a Riverwalk Park
2021 Theodore the Tugboat visits Prescott
Historic Fort Wellington

Town of Prescott
360 Dibble Street West
Prescott, ON
K0E 1T0
Phone: 613-925-2812
Fax: 613-925-4381
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