Kinsmen Recreation Complex

Complex front entrance

Welcome to the Leamington Kinsmen Recreation Complex

The Kinsmen Recreation Complex is a multi-use facility providing Leamington and surrounding communities a variety of recreational opportunities all under one roof.  The LKRC is a place for people of all ages to gather for sports, fitness, meetings, and community events.

Originally known as the Frank T. Sherk Aquatic and Fitness Centre, 'The Sherk' opened in 1985 and the twin pad Highbury Canco and Unico Arenas were adjoined in 2000 to form our current 179,000 square foot facility.

Hours of Operation:

 Special Holiday Hours:

  • April 10: Closed
  • April 12: Closed
  • May 18: Closed
  • July 1: Closed
  • August 3: Closed
  • September 7: Closed

September 4, 2019 - May 10, 2020

  • Monday to Thursday 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Friday 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Saturday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Sunday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

 May 11, 2020 - September 6, 2020

  • Monday to Friday 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Saturday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
  • Sunday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Located inside the Leamington Kinsmen Recreation Complex:

  • Highbury Canco Arena - Olympic-sized ice surface
  • Unico Arena - NHL-sized ice surface
  • 25 Metre Swimming Pool 
  • Indoor Walking/Jogging Track 
  • Weight and Cardio Fitness Training Rooms
  • Racquetball and Squash Courts
  • Full Gymnasium
  • Fitness Studio
  • Indoor Cycling Studio
  • Meeting Rooms


General User Policies
Electronic Device Policy
Patrons wishing to use photographic/video recording devices, in any registered or supervised program must receive permission from the Municipality of Leamington. The use of all cell phones, or any devices designed to take photographs, is prohibited in all change rooms, washrooms, weight room areas in all Leamington municipal facilities.
Photography Policy for Advertising and Media Purposes
By participating in public events held in conjunction with the Leamington Kinsmen Recreation Complex/Department of Culture & Recreation Services, all participants grant the Municipality of Leamington the right to print, publish, broadcast, and use photographs in any manner deemed appropriate.  This usage includes, but is not limited to, the internet and all other advertising materials.  Participant's photo/name could be used for public information without additional consideration or compensation.
Appropriate Behaviours Policy
The LKRC exists to provide residents with opportunities to participate in sport and other recreational activities in a safe and positive environment.  The Municipality of Leamington will not tolerate indecency, violence or vandalism in its programs, facilities or properties, and will take the appropriate action where necessary to deal with these incidents.
 Email Consent Policy
By providing your email address to the Municipality, you consent to receiving emails about recreation programs and events, any service disruptions, closures and surveys.


© 2020 The Municipality of Leamington 111 Erie Street North, Leamington, Ontario N8H 2Z9

Phone: 519-326-5761
Fax: 519-326-2481
Email: General Information

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