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Welcome to Essa Township

Township of Essa Administration Centre

5786 County Road 21 | Utopia, ON L0M 1T0

Phone: 705-424-9917 Fax: 705-424-2367

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

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​​Parks and Recreation Department​​​

​The Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for the overall mainte​nance of parks and facilities within our municipal boundaries, as well as the delivery of recreational programs/opportunities for those in our communities.

Essa Township is home to 6 Ball Diamonds for players of all ages​ and skill levels. With 4 well maintained Soccer Pitches, Essa provides ample opportunities for athletes and families to get out and play. For those who like to be out on the water and Fish Essa provides access to the Nottawasaga River at our 4 Municipally owned Fishing Parks. With over 18 playgrounds and 26 parks Essa provides plenty of spaces for the community to get out and get active.

Facility Rentals

To view a complete listing of facilities available for rental and fees please visit our Facility Rentals page. ​

For further information or to book a facility please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 705-424-9917 ext. 107. ​

Program Registration ​​

To view the program guide please click here to visit the webpage containing the Recreation Program Guide​. 

Program registration is available here  Online Registration​ or in person at the Essa Administration​ Centre - 5786 County Rd 21, Utopia ON, L0M 1T0​

Related Information

Contact Parks and Recreation

Facility Locations



Program Guide 


Vandalism in our Parks and Facilities

If you notice that our parks have been vandalized or require maintenance, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department.

Commemorative Bench Program

Essa Township's Parks and Recreation Department is committed to providing the community with more and more opportunities to engage with the environment. What better way to commemorate a loved one or significant member of the communit​y than with a bench that will forever last in our community's landscape.​

Commemorative Bench Brochure
Commemorative Bench Program App​lication

Adopt a Park

Essa Township's Parks and Recreation Department is committed to providing the community with cared for and clean parkland and outdoor leisure spaces. What better way to share in this commitment than adopting a park? 

Why Participate in Adopt-a-Park Program