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Drop-In Programs

Group of friends playing pickleball

These are the current drop-in programs that the City of Woodstock is offering. These programs are unique as they don't require a commitment in the form of a membership or registration; participants can simply pay to play.

Cowan Park Sportsplex Drop-in Programs


 PLEASE NOTE: Pickleball will be cancelled all day on Friday May 5th 

 Teams will be organized by participants and made upon arrival. Currently, Beginner, Intermediate, and Open time slots are available. Beginner is open to new players. Intermediate is for players looking for more of a challenge. Open is available to all players.


NEW! - Book a Court - Pickleball: Grab 3 players along with yourself and book one of our courts during the afternoon Pickleball sessions (formally known as the Open Pickleball P.M. sessions)

One member of your group will be responsible for booking the court for your team. Registration can be done 3 days in advance. The cost to book a court for 1 1/2 hours is $13.86 inclusive of HST. Please note that participants are still welcome and able to drop-in during the Book A Court Please call the front desk at 519-539-2382 ext. 2740 to confirm if a court is available.


NEW - Open Pickleball on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 pm for April and March.


Participants are highly encouraged to book a spot in advance online or by calling 519-539-2382 x2740.

For Pickleball cancellations, please do not cancel online. Please call 519-539-2382 x2740


Daily Pickleball Schedule
 Day of the weekTime
Book a Court

Monday, Wednesday, Friday



3 - 4:30 p.m. (BAC)

3:30 - 5 p.m. (BAC)

2 - 3:30 p.m. (BAC)

Open Pickleball

Tuesday & Thursday 



9 - 10:30 a.m. NEW 6pm - 7:30 pm

9 - 10:30 a.m.

Beginner Pickleball

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Tuesday & Thursday

9 - 10:30 a.m.

10:45 a.m.- 12:15 p.m.

Intermediate Pickleball  Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.


Pickleball Rates
 Single VisitBook of 10
Youth (1 - 17) $2.75 $24.75
Adult (18 - 59) $4 $36
Senior (60 +) $3.25 $29.25

Open Turf Time

 Parent & Tot Active Time

Get active with your little one in an unstructured indoor turf environment. Examples of available equipment include balls, hoops, and skipping ropes. Participants are also encouraged to bring their own equipment. Please bring indoor running shoes for you and your little one. Spaces are limited, you can register in advance by calling 519-539-2382 x2740 (no refunds can be issued). 

Parent & Tot ScheduleTime Slot
Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
 Family Open Turf 

Come and enjoy open turf time with your family. Sports equipment and some classic backyard games (CanJam, Cornhole, Ladder Ball) are available. Clean indoor shoes are required. Children under 12 years old must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Open Turf Time ScheduleTime Slot
Saturday 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Open Gym 

 Youth Open Gym  

Families are invited to come out for some open gym time on the Reeves Courts at Cowan Park Sportsplex. Clean indoor shoes are required while in the gym. The gym will be set up for basketball and volleyball.  

Open Court ScheduleTime Slot
Thursday 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 

Drop-in Prices

AgeDrop-in RatesBook of 10
Under 1 Free N/A
Youth (1 to 17) $2.75/Visit $24.75
Group (up to 5) $9/Visit N/A

Walking Track

Cowan Park Sportsplex has an indoor, three lane walking track that overlooks the soccer turf. Enjoy walking on a safe indoor path without worrying about the weather. Memberships and drop-in rates are available. For more details please visit the Walking Track page. 

Pick-Up Hub (Pick-Up Sports)

The City of Woodstock uses Pick-Up Hub to create time slots for a variety of teen and adult sports (examples include hockey, floor hockey, basketball and soccer). The program allows you to choose a sport you want to play, register yourself on a team, and simply show up and play. 

Pick-Up Hub

Aquatic Programs

The City of Woodstock offers several drop-in programs to enjoy year round at Southside Aquatic Centre, and during the summer months at the outdoor Lion's Pool. Programs include recreational swims, lane swims, and the wading pool.

For more details, please visit the Aquatics page.

Contact Us

© 2017 City of Woodstock P.O. Box 1539, 500 Dundas Street, Woodstock, ON N4S 0A7


Phone: 519-539-1291
Email: General Information

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