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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre

The North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre is owned, operated and maintained by the Town of Midland's Community Services​ Department.​



Before entering the North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre, all users must complete the Acknowledgement, Release, Indemnity, and Assumption of Risk Regarding COVID-19 waiver and the NSSRC COVID-19 Screening Questionnaire, and review the Rules and Restrictions document all listed below. 

The questionnaire must be completed every time a participant wants to enter the facility for training sessions. ​ Failure to do so will result in refusal of entry into the building.​

Town of Midland Recreation Facility Reopening Plan - Updated July 20, 2021​

Rules and Restrictions - COVID-19​ - Updated July 20, 2021​


*Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre​ will not be offering any public skating or shinny times until further notice.*​

This multi-purpose facility has been used for trade shows, receptions, sporting events, seminars, meetings, dances, concerts, etc., and is well suited to accommodate large conventions with seminar space that range from 15 people to 1,400 people. This facility is also home to two ice surfaces and this allows for flexibility and being able to accommodate all the needs of the community. Consider the North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre for your next special event!

It is much more than an Arena - it is truly a place for any occasion.

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Midland Sports Hall of Fame

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Midland Sports Hall of Fame

Located in the Bill Thompson room ​at the NSSRC (527 Len Self Boulevard, Midland)


No admission fees!​

Chair: Chester Graham


Secretary: Carol Finlayson finlayson3331@rogers.com​​

Room Rentals



​Community Hall (whole)​560​yes​yes​no
​Community Hall (half)​280​no/yes​yes​no
​Margaret Scott Room​20​no​yesno
​Multi-purpose room​75​no​yes​no
​Bill Thompson Room​125​no​yes​no
​Seniors Room​150​yes​yes​no

2020 Rental Rates​​

Double Gymnasium

Potential Uses​

Basketball, Volleyball, Badminton, Indoor Tennis, Floor Hockey, Indoor Soccer​​​

Double Gymnasium - Basketball

For availability and/or to book, please contact:

Trista Anderson, NSSRC Booking & Event Coordinator

(705) 526-4770; Ext. 3201

Email: tanderson@midland.ca​

​Arena Inquiries & Ice Pricing

Our twin pads are kept very busy throughout the year.  The following events/programs that are held here are

North Simcoe Girls Hockey Association, Shinny Hockey, Public Skating, Midland Minor Hockey, Midland Flyers Jr. C Hockey, Hockey/Skating Camps, Figure Skating, Skating Carnival, Annual Silver Stick Tournam​ent, Lacrosse, Ball Hockey, Home Show and Boat Show.

See below for information about rates for ice time and Private Rentals.

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Figure skating 

2020 Rent​al Rates​​​​ ​

Daytime ice available Monday-Friday 

Normal programming such as public skating​, shinny, pre-school skates etc. have all been suspended until further notice.​​

For availability and/or to book ice time, please contact:

Dave Bressette, NSSRC Operations Manager

Email:  dbressette@midland.ca

Hockey Day Camp (Summer)

Download a printable version of the 2020 Hockey Day Camp​​​ info and registration form.

Animals and Accessibility


Our facility is fully accessible with wheelchair washroom stalls, elevators, ramps and automatic entrance doors.


Please be advised that only "Service Animals" will be permitted in the North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre.


The North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre Concession Booth is now operated independently of the Town of Midland.  It is open during sporting games and special events throughout the year. 

Concession area 

Whether you are looking for a snack, hot or cold beverage or a meal, the staff at the NSSRC Concession Booth are always willing to satisfy your cravings.

Olympia Sports Shop

Olympia Sports is located in the North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre and is independently owned and operated by the family of the late Danny Wood.  Olympia Sports has been a part of the Town of Midland's arena facilities for more than 33 years!

Hours of Operation​

Monday to Friday 10:00 am to 8:30 pm

Saturday9:00 am to 8:00 pm

Sunday9:00 am to 6:00 pm​

​For more information, please call 705-527-9488

Or, visit Olympia Sports on Facebook

Olympia Sports Shop

Olympia Sports Store carries a full line of hockey equipment, plus clothing and accessories by CCM, Warrior, Bauer, Gongshow, and Bardown
.  Skate sharpening, equipment repairs and replacements are also available on site by the helpful staff at Olympia Sports.

Danny Wood was an honoured member in the Sports Hall of Fame due to his experience as a Trainer for NHL Teams such as St. Louis Blues and Los Angeles Kings, in addition to a number of Minor Professional Hockey Teams. Danny has also played on numerous championship baseball teams such as the Midland Indians in the 1950's and 1960's.

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