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


Proof of Vaccination required at the North Simcoe Sports & Recreation Centre as of September 22, 2021

Under the Provincial Government's Proof of vaccination policy, beginning on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, visitors to the North Simcoe Sports & Recreation Centre (NSSRC) in Midland will be required to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19.

Who is required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination?

When entering the NSSRC, visitors will be greeted by staff and must provide proof of vaccination and valid identification if they're in the following groups:

  • All entrants aged 18 and older*
  • All entrants between the ages of 12 and 17 – except when participating in an organized sport*


Exemptions apply to both groups above, including medical exemptions. Proof of medical exemptions is required in the form of a written document along with valid identification. ​

What documents are needed to enter the NSSRC?

Visitors to the NSSRC will need to provide the following:

  1. COVID-19 Vaccination receipts proving the visitor has received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.
  2. Valid identification that provides these two key identifiers:

Examples of acceptable identification documents:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Citizenship card
  • Driver's Licence
  • Government issued ID card (Ontario or other)
  • Health Card
  • Indian Status Card/Indigenous Membership Card
  • Passport
  • Permanent Resident Card

Photo identification is not required.  Please note that a negative COVID-19 test, or recent COVID-19 infection is not considered being fully vaccinated.

For full details on exemptions, valid vaccination receipts and valid identification please see:

NSSRC Proof of Vaccination Policy and Procedures

(Effective Wednesday, September 22, 2021)​


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

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


​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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Ice Rentals, Skating, Shinny information

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

Dave Bressette, NSSRC Operations Manager

Email:  dbressette@midland.ca

​Arena Inquiries

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.

Rink 1

Figure skating 

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

2021 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​

Hockey Day Camp (Summer)

Camp information will be added when available.

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​​

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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