All Places in ‘All Recreation’

  • Dresden Jr. Kings

    2014-2015 Dresden JR King Executive   President: Dave Cameron Vice President: Rick Zavitz Secretary: Heidi Marchand Treasurer: Jack Leclair Director: Rick Patterson Director: Larry Rabideau Director: Lynn Liberty Director: Richard Caryn Director: Murray Melton

  • Dresden Lawn Bowling Club

    Lawn bowls provides a social fun atmosphere for all ages, with the option to be as competitive as you like! Come give it a try, you’ll like! Free lessions offered, all you need is a pair of running shoes, equipment provided. Often compared to curling or bocche ball, bowls shares the same concept of the team closest to the target (called a “jack”) …scores a point or multiple points. It’s a great social game to get out and meet people from different clubs in the area. As well, it can be as competitive as you like, competing at district level, earning the right to represent district 1 at the Provincial level, and possibly even at the Canadian level. One of our own members, Erin Roth (28) even bowls at the international level, travelling worldwide representing Canada, one of her highlights was the Commonwealth games in Delhi, India in 2010. Kinsmen read more

  • Dresden Skating Club

    The Dresden Skating Club is a non-profit organization, sanctioned by Skate Canada and is a member of the Western Ontario Section. The club is primarily operated and governed by a board of volunteers. Our skating programs are designed and delivered by our experienced professional coaching staff and managed by our board directors.

  • Dawn Settlement Walking/ Driving Tour

    Click Here for: Dawn Settlement Tour Instructions Audio Tour: Video Tour: Coming Soon Dresden is home to the world famous “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” Historic Site. Josiah Henson inspired Harriet Beecher Stowe’s fictional character “Uncle Tom” in her 1853 novel which later became the basis for songs, musicals, plays and movies. Henson’s association with the novel has tended to distort our understanding of his real life story. Henson’s fame also overshadowed other important Underground Railroad figures connected to the Dawn Settlement. Henson was one great man among many. He was one of a group of men who founded and developed the Dawn Institute also known as the British-American Institute. The purpose of this tour is to introduce you to some of those important figures, viewing sites and artifact buildings linked to them. You will travel around an area which was once the British– American Institute a place of refuge and learning read more

  • Tiffin Park- Rotary Bandshell

    Grab a blanket and a picnic lunch and head out to Tiffin Park in Dresden this summer. With plenty of shade, picnic tables, and even a band shelter, Tiffin Park is a great place to spend an afternoon. Functions: Concert Special Event Features Bandshell Benches – Portable Parking – Street Parking Lot – paved Picnic Tables Shaded area

  • Rotary Park

    Located at the corner of Issac and Rufus Street, this park is equipped with a creative playground structure that allows both your child and their imagination to run wild. This park also hosts swings for pre-school and youth-aged children , which are always favourites.There is plenty of shade, and bench seating throughout the park. Street parking is available. Functions: Features Benches – Permanent Creative Play Unit Parking – Street Shaded area Swing – Preschool Swing – Youth

  • Stranak Conservation Park

    Available from May through October, Stranak Park provides two shelters with all the amenities necessary to make that next family reunion unforgettable. Shelter #1 is our newest facility which is located near ball diamond and washrooms. Please call the Dresden Municipal Centre at 519-683-4306 Functions: Features Ball Diamond – Lighted Bleachers Changerooms Concession Area Creative Play Unit Parking Lot – Gravel Picnic Shelter Picnic Tables Playground Area Shaded area Swing – Preschool Swing – Youth Teeter totter Washroom – Permanent Wooden Climber

  • McVean Park

    Located in Dresden, McVean Park is a great park to take the kids to this summer. With it’s creative play system, youth and pre-school swings, wooden climber unit and teeter-totter, your children and their imagination will be engaged for hours. There is a lighted baseball diamond with plenty of bleacher seating for all your family spectators as well as, a concessions stand for all your popcorn and peanuts needs. Plenty of picnic tables, shade and a picnic shelter add to the charm and convenience of this park. Bring the whole family out and enjoy a day at the park! Functions: Baseball , Capacity of Facility: 40 Baseball Tournament , Capacity of Facility: 40 Features Ball Diamond – Lighted Bleachers Changerooms Concession Area Creative Play Unit Lights Parking Lot – Gravel Picnic Shelter Picnic Tables Playground Area Shaded area Swing – Preschool Swing – Youth Teeter totter Washroom – Permanent Wooden read more