Recreation is at the heart of a strong community.

We offer a variety of recreation programs for all ages and abilities: 

Registering for a recreation program

Please complete and submit the recreation Registration form to reserve your spot.

Registration form

You can register in one of the following ways:

In person

You can drop off your form and payment at our Administration Office (1024 Hurlwood Lane, Severn) between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. We accept cash, debit, and cheque payments. If you arrive after hours place the form and payment in the drop box located to the left of the front doors to our office. 

You can also register at: 


Please call first as the hours of operation of our community centres vary.  

Payment options at either community centre location are exact cash or cheque.

By mail

You can mail your completed Recreation Registration form and payment to:

Township of Severn
PO Box 159
Orillia, Ontario
L3V 6J3

Recreation policy

Review the recreation program policy to learn about refunds, cancellations and program transfers.


If you would like to withdraw from a program and request a refund, you need to complete the Recreation Refund Request. We will issue a full refund in the event that:

  • Township of Severn cancels or changes program details and you are no longer able to attend
  • you request a refund for medical reasons and provide a doctor's note

Please note

  • all refunds will be pro-rated from the request date and subject to a $20 fee
  • if a participant is withdrawn from a program by an instructor due to incompatibility, we will issue a pro-rated refund


All programs will need to meet the following transfer guidelines:

  • transfers from one class or program to another is based on space and availability
  • transfers will be permitted up to and including the third lesson in a program


Every effort will be made to make up any cancelled or postponed classes. We will not issue refunds if a class is cancelled. Please note that participants advising an instructor, reception staff or not attending class is not considered notice of program cancellation.

Meet our instructors

Get to know our recreation program instructors!

Anita McDonald

Anita McDonald has been practicing yoga for over 10 years and began teaching in 2012 after completing a 200-hour yoga teacher training program.  She teaches Hatha Yoga using a gentle, meditative approach that focuses on mindfulness, body awareness and breathing techniques that are accessible to everyone.  Anita believes that yoga is a powerful tool for self healing, inner peace and joy.

Kelsi Graves

Kelsi Graves is a Certified Group Fitness Instructor who specializes in jump rope. She works with adults in her Jump Fitness classes and workshops, and has worked with local athletic teams, nonprofits and schools to deliver her JUMPFIT program to kids. Kelsi works with local municipalities to host PA day and summer day camps.  These specialty day camps offer jump rope skill building activities, leadership roles, team building, and opportunities for children to express their own individual creativity through games, art projects, and their surroundings at camp.