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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

All Council meetings will be held electronically until further notice. Meetings will be live streamed to the Township of Essa's Youtube Channel .

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​​Parks and Recreation Department

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

There are 26 park locations throughout the Township including playground, camping and passive park facilities. Ball players of all ages enjoy six municipally owned ball diamonds and access to five non-Township-owned playing fields. Two diamonds are lit for night play action. Four soccer pitches are used by the growing number of soccer enthusiasts in the Township.

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 705-424-9770 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 Recreation Programmer/Coordinator.

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 community than with a bench that will forever last in our community's landscape.​

Commemorative Bench Information Brochure
Commemorative Bench Program - Application