The Vale Health & Wellness Centre has been open since January as a great place to walk or run on the public walking track from 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., PORTicipate in one of the many drop-in arena programs, rent the ice, or join the YMCA.

What do you need to know upon arrival?

  • Effective March 1, 2022, proof of vaccination is no longer required to be a participant or spectator at the facility.
  • Face coverings are still required until participation in a program begins, such as hockey, skating, swimming, walking the track etc.
  • Face coverings are still required while spectating games and/or programs.

There's a variety of options for recreation programs and classes in Port Colborne. Whether it's on the ice, or at the Port Colborne YMCA, there's something for everyone to #PORTicipate in!

Explore all of the current opportunities listed below.

 City of Port Colborne Programs

The City of Port Colborne offers recreation and programming opportunities through two NHL sized ice rinks at the Vale Health & Wellness Centre (VHWC), City playing fields, baseball diamonds, outdoor tennis, pickleball, and volleyball courts, parks and pavilions. 


 View the VHWC Seasonal Arena Programming Schedule


Specialty Programs/Classes

 Port Colborne YMCA

Through partnership with the City of Port Colborne, The YMCA of Niagara operates programming and classes out of the Vale Health & Wellness Centre within the pool, gymnasium, and fitness centre.


YMCA Membership & Fees 


YMCA Hours of Operation & Programs Schedule