Welcome to the South Frontenac Community Courts

Recognizing the surge in popularity for court sports in recent years, the Township of South Frontenac has been proactively improving our facilities and services to meet the needs of our residents and visitors. This web page has a wealth of information for our court users, including court locations and descriptions, drop-in hours and procedures, and how to book the courts for exclusive use.

Photo Gallery: Court Facilities will appear here on the public site.
Book a Court for Exclusive Use

 In order to book a court for exclusive use, User Groups must:

  • Submit the completed booking form and user agreement to bookings@southfrontenac.net
  • Pay the booking fee no later than two (2) weeks prior to the date of the first booking. Payments can be made at the Public Services Office at 2490 Keeley Road, Sydenham.
  • For User Groups booking for the entire season, the Court Facility Booking Form is due by April 15th. At that time all bookings will be reviewed, and in the case of scheduling conflicts, a scheduling forum may be required between the parties involved. All seasonal bookings will be published by April 30th online and on-site.
  • Infrequent/ one time booking requests are accepted throughout the season. Note that all one time or infrequent bookings may not be listed.
Priority Schedule

Facility rental contracts will be granted in a fair and equitable manner based on the following priority schedule:

  1. Township of South Frontenac program and events
  2. Community Partners
  3. Youth Resident User Groups
  4. Adult Resident User Groups
  5. Non-Resident User Groups
  6. Commercial Groups

For more information regarding this priority schedule, please review the Net Sport Court Allocation Process document.

Court Etiquette
  • The courts are a shared public amenity and must be treated as so.
  • The Township will not tolerate any grievances regarding foul language or bullying at any municipal facilities.
  • All players must comply with drop-in/ casual play specified hours and procedure.
  • All players must clean up after themselves. This includes returning the portable nets to storage and placing all garbage/ recycling in the receptacles.
  • ‘Subletting’ any facility is strictly prohibited. Bookings must be carried out by the applicant, no exceptions.
  • No pets/ animals are permitted on the courts.
  • Please keep personal belongings (i.e. chairs, bags, etc.) off the court area.
  • No skateboards, bikes, roller blades, road hockey, etc. on the courts.
  • Please wear non-marking shoes.
Notice:
  • The Township has the authority to cancel a rental contract under any situation that may arise that the Township deems to be a breach of policy, including but not limited to, any grievances regarding bullying, non-compliance with the drop-in/ casual play specified hours and protocol, etc.
  • To book the courts or for other inquiries, please call 613-376-3027 ext. 4331 Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm or email bookings@southfrontenac.net.
Centennial Park & Gerald Ball Memorial Park
Location & Description
  • Centennial Park - 4500 Centennial Park Road, Harrowsmith
  • Gerald Ball Memorial Park - 3364 Moreland Dixon Road, Sunbury
    • Resurfaced in 2020 featuring high-quality paint and sealant
    • Four (4) stand-alone pickleball courts
    • One (1) combination court that features one (1) tennis and two (2) pickleball courts
    • Gerald Ball Memorial Park Only: Two (2) basketball nets on each side of the tennis court side of the facility, indicated in red in the image below (there are no basketball nets at Centennial Park).
    • The pickleball courts are identified by number 1 – 6, as indicated below:

Drop-In Schedule
  • Every Monday - Friday from 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm AND every Saturday & Sunday from 8:00 am - 9:00 pm the combination courts (tennis and pickleball courts 5 & 6) are unavailable to book and are for drop-in/ casual play only.
  • Any time that the courts are not booked for exclusive use by User Groups, the courts are available to all for free drop-in/ casual use.
  • Any time outside the above specified hours, all six pickleball courts and the tennis court may be booked for exclusive use by User Groups or used for drop-in play if not already booked. Should players arrive for drop-in/ casual play during a time in which all the courts are booked, they are required to wait to play until the booking has expired.
  • During the above specified drop-in hours, if all courts are in use and other casual/ drop-in players arrive to the facility, the drop-in courts must be rotated between drop-in users every 45 minutes.
    • The 45 minute rotation time starts as soon as there is a queue for court time, not from when the first group started play.
    • Newly arrived players will indicate their name and what time they arrived on the Drop-In Sign-Up board located with the communication board. They will indicate to the current players they have joined the queue and the 45 minute time limit will start. The newly arrived players must be ready for play when their time starts.
    • Should further Drop-In players arrive, they will add their name and what time they arrived in the next slot available on the Drop-In Sign-Up board.
    • So long as there is a waiting list for the Drop-In courts, players will rotate and share the courts at least every 45 minutes (for example, if Group A is playing when Group B arrives at 10:00 am to play, Group A is permitted to play until 10:45 am then will vacate for Group B. If Group C arrives while Group B is waiting, they will add their name to the Drop-In Sign-Up board and will get on the courts no later than 11:30 am after Group B gets 45 minutes of court time).
    • So long as there is a waiting list for the Drop-In courts, players/ groups are not permitted to sign-up for more than one slot in a row (no ‘stacking’ times). The courts must be shared at least every 45 minutes with every drop-in group in queue for court time.
Facility Booking/ Exclusive Use Availability
  • Any time outside the above specified Drop-In hours, all six pickleball courts and the tennis court may be booked for exclusive use by User Groups. Please see the 'Book a Court for Exclusive Use' tab above.
  • During the above specified Drop-In hours:
    • The combination courts (tennis and pickleball courts 5 & 6) are unavailable to book and are for drop-in use/ casual play only.
    • The other four stand-alone pickleball courts are available to book by User Groups for exclusive use.
    • User Groups are permitted to use courts 5 & 6 but must vacate the courts immediately if anyone arrives for drop-in use/ casual play of any sport.
  • The Township has the authority to cancel a rental contract under the following any situation that may arise that the Township deems to be a breach of policy, including but not limited to, any grievances regarding bullying, non-compliance with the drop-in/ casual play specified hours and protocol, etc.
  • The basketball areas at Gerald Ball Memorial Park are unavailable to book for exclusive use by User Groups. These courts are for Township Community Partner programming and drop-in/ casual play only.
The Point Memorial Park, McMullen Park & Glendower Hall
Location & Description 
  • The Point Memorial Park - 4410 Point Road, Sydenham
    • Resurfaced in 2020 featuring high-quality paint and sealant
    • One (1) stand-alone tennis court
    • Two (2) stand-alone pickleball courts
    • The pickleball courts are identified by numbers 1 & 2, as indicated below:

  • McMullen Park - 6089 Carleton Drive, Verona
    • Resurfacing project scheduled for 2021 featuring high-quality paint and sealant. Expected completion: July 2021
    • One (1) shuffleboard area
    • One (1) basketball area
    • Two (2) tennis courts identified by numbers 1 & 2, as indicated below:

  • Glendower Hall - 1381 Westport Road, Bedford
    • Black-top surface, crack repair and line painting scheduled for 2021. Expected completion: July 2021
    • Two (2) basketball nets
    • Two (2) tennis courts identified by numbers 1 & 2, as indicated below:

Facility Booking/ Exclusive Use & Drop-In Hours 
  • Every Monday – Friday from 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm AND every Saturday & Sunday from 8:00 am – 9:00 pm the tennis courts are unavailable to book and are for drop-in use/ casual play only. 
  • Any time outside the above specified hours, the tennis courts may be booked for exclusive use by User Groups. Please see the 'Book a Court for Exclusive Use' tab above and review the Net Sport Court Allocation Process document. 
  • Any time the courts are not booked, they are available for Drop-In play. Should players arrive for drop-in/ casual play during a time in which all the courts are booked, they are required to wait to play until the booking has expired.
  • The pickleball, basketball and shuffleboard areas are unavailable to book for exclusive use by User Groups at these facilities. These courts are for Township Community Partner programming and drop-in/ casual play only.
Centennial Park 2021 Court Reservations
Reservation NameCourt NumbersDaysTimeslot
Frontenac Pickleball Club 1,2,3,4,5 & 6 Every Monday, Wednesday & Friday from May 3rd – September 29th 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Third Shot Drop 1 & 2 Every Tuesday from July 27th – August 24th 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Gerald Ball Memorial Park 2021 Court Reservations
Reservation NameCourt NumbersDaysTimeslot
Battersea Pickleballers 1 & 2

Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from April 13th – June 10th and from September 14th – October 28th

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Battersea Pickleballers 1 & 2 Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from June 15th – September 9th 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Drinking Dinkers 3 Every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from April 15th – October 31st 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Senior Ladies 4 Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from May 3rd – September 3rd 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Pen Pals 1 Every Tuesday and Thursday from June 1st – September 30th 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sizzlin' Seniors 1 Every Monday and Friday from July 23rd - October 1st

9:00am - 

11:00am

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