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4040 Elmview Drive, Hanmer, Ontario, P3N 1J1
Telephone: 705-688-3906 or 705-969-4666 or Dial 311


The Howard Armstrong Recreation Centre has been in operation since 1983 and provides the 25,000 residents of Valley East with a wide range of fitness and cultural options.   For a brief description of the various elements of the facility, we invite you to visit each of the following:

With almost 50 full- and part-time staff on hand to serve the more than 2000 members, local residents are in for a real treat when they step inside the complex.

bulletA Warm Reception Area To Welcome All Visitors
bulletIndoor Track
bulletFitness Room
bulletSoccer Fields
bulletBasketball Court
bulletSwimming Pool
bulletCommunity Room
bulletRacquetball Courts
bulletSquash Centre
bulletWalking Trail


Meet Some of the Key Personnel:

Jerry Lynch, Aquatic and Recreation Centre Co-ordinator of the Howard Armstrong Recreation Centre in Hanmer, and Anne Gervais, Facility Pool Operator, are shown in Anne's office discussing some of the exciting new programs that have begun at the Centre this September. Both Anne and Jerry are extremely pleased with the registrations for this session and have seen significant growth in the use of the facility in all areas. 

Anne, who started out working as a lifeguard at the Centre in 2002, was appointed to her current role in May 2006.

Jerry has been the Aquatic and Recreation Centre Co-ordinator since 2003.


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