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Parks & Recreation Committee

The Municipality of Trent Lakes Parks and Recreation Committee meets monthly at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the Municipal Office.  To view the meeting agenda please click on the link below:

Trent Lakes Municipally Owned Community Centres:

Cavendish Community Centre
18 Community Complex Drive (off Hwy. 507)
Telephone: (705) 657-1192
Fax: (705) 657-1192
Please contact Kathy Warren at (705) 657-8912 for rental and program information.
Seating capacity is 165 people.

Galway Community Centre
579 Galway Road
Telephone: (705) 488-2831
Fax: (705) 488-9952 Please contact the centre for rental and program information.
Seating capacity is 218 people

Lakehurst Hall
259 Lakehurst Circle
Please call 705-657-7133 to book. 
Seating capacity is 127 people

Buckhorn Community Sports Complex
Please use the ice surface at your own risk. This is an unsupervised area. It is recommended that individuals wear helmets at all times.

people in row boat fishing at gannons narrows


Other Rental Facilities:

Buckhorn Community Centre
The Buckhorn Community Centre is an independently owned and operated Community Centre located at 1782 Lakehurst Road in the hamlet of Buckhorn. It is home to a number of events such as the Buckhorn Fine Art Festival, Fiesta Buckhorn, Crows & Colours, Harvest Craft Show, Dinner Theatre and many other events and regular programs. 2 large, 1 small conference rooms, two fully equipped independent kitchens, east banquet room/gym has 323 people seating capacity wih a dance floor, west banquet has 225 people capacity with a dance floor, 11 outdoor pavilions, 10 acres of grounds, coverd patio, seasonal garden with water feature. Fully licsensed. Wheelchair accessible. Ample paved parking.
Please contact the Buckhorn Community Centre directly for information regarding the available rental facilties and various events and programs. Please click on their name above to visit their website.
Telephone: (705) 657-8833, Fax: (705) 657-2117 or by email at

Oak Shores Estates Community Centre
The Oak Shores Estates Community Centre is an independently owned and operated Community Centre located at 1305 Northern Avenue on Little Bald Lake in Oak Shores Estates which is located midway between Bobcaygeon and Buckhorn. The Community Centre hosts a variety of weekly and bi-weekly events, is fully licensed by the AGCO (LCBO), has a seating capacity of 70, and is available for rental. Visit their website for further location, rental and events information.

Municipally Owned Public Beaches:

There are two municipally owned beaches in the Municipality. Both are unsupervised. Sandy Beach is located at A. Shearer Park, Lakehurst Road (County Road 37). There is an upper parking lot above the beach area and also an overflow parking area a short walk north of the beach. Please, DO NOT PARK, STOP, LOAD or UNLOAD at the edge of the County Road in the beach vicinity. The other municipally owned beach is the Crowe's Line Beach and is located down Crowe's Line Road off County Road 36.

Note: Pets are not permitted on any of the beach areas, please be kind to your pet and leave it in the comfort of your home or cottage. Dogs can be seized at the discretion of the Animal Control Officer if found on the public beach areas regardless of whether they are being a nuisance or not.

The Peterborough City County Health Unit samples the water at selected public beaches during the swimming season and posts the results on their website or you can call (705) 743-1000.