The City of St Thomas offers many activities where you can drop in at the scheduled time without prior registration. All drop-in programs are located at the Joe Thornton Community Centre (75 Caso Crossing).

Drop-In Gym - Spring April-June Drop In Flyer

There are drop-in programs in the Doug Tarry gym Sunday to Friday. $4 per person.

Gym Programs Include: 

  • Pickleball – beginners, intermediate, advanced and all skill level
  • Badminton – All Levels

Drop-In Skating -Spring April-June Drop in Skating Flyer

Starts up week of Apr 16th 

Our indoor arenas are the perfect way to stay active in the winter months and all year round. For all drop in skating c
hildren 12 and under are required to wear a CSA approved hockey helmet. (face cages are strongly recommended) 

Leisure Skate Programs Include: 

  • Parent and Tot Skate 9am (no sticks and pucks allowed)
  • Little Players 10am (sticks and pucks allowed)
  • Adult Leisure Skate
  • Adult Shinny - $5.00 per player
  • Kids Shinny 
  • Youth Shinny 

The drop-in schedule varies depending on season.

  • Winter – January – March
  • Spring – April – June
  • Summer – July-September     
  • Fall – October-December

Please note that the schedule is dependent on facility bookings and changes may occur. We will continue to update facility signage and the website when there will be no programming.

Scheduled black-out dates are indicated on the flyer(s), as there will be no programs running that day due to other activities or facility bookings.

Public Skating - October to June (refer to Leisure skate flyer above for times)

No Public Skating Sunday June 2

Times may vary Sundays Joe Thornton Community Centre, 
Kids (under 16) $4.00
Adults (16 and over) $5.00
12 years and under are required to wear a csa approved hockey helmet (face cages are recommended)

Our indoor arenas are the perfect way to stay active in the winter months and all year round.

Refer to the public skating, 50 plus hockey, and spring hockey tab for more information.  

Drop-In Aquatics

  • Public Swims: Come for a swim with your family and friends at Jaycee Pool this summer. We have public swims 7 days a week from July-August.
  • Aquafit: Aquafit is an in-water fitness class designed to strengthen your muscles and improve your cardiovascular fitness. Working out in water adds resistance to your muscles without the impact land activities can have on your joints.
  • Lane Swim: At least one of the pool lanes are available for lap swimming. Recommended for teens/adults—lap swimming only.

Fitness Track

The fitness track hours are 8am-8pm. The track is closed at 5pm on Friday evenings before STARS games and holidays. There are lockers available for use with your own lock.