About Us

The Shady Nook Recreation Centre is located in Laurentian Valley. The rec centre was built in 1977 by a group of dedicated volunteers.
The recreation centre features a beautiful hall that can be used for weddings, anniversary parties, birthday parties, stag and does and any other function. The centre can hold up to 225 people. We have a fully equipped kitchen and Wifi as well as a projector and sound system.

Shady Nook Recreation Centre has a fully functional outdoor hockey rink as well as soccer fields.

About - Shady Nook Recreation Centre
We believe in teaching children the skills of the sport as well as good sportsmanship. We want children to build their confidence in a safe and welcoming environment while having fun and meeting new friends.

General Information


Executive meetings

Held the first Monday of each month, all interested community members are welcome.

Seniors meeting

The first Thursday of the month (excluding July, August and December).

Organized soccer

Soccer for children 3-14 is held each summer. All children from the area are welcome.

Sponge puck hockey

Organized sponge puck hockey for children 5-16 is held each winter. All children from the area are welcome.

Community Hall

Shady Nook also has a community hall which is available to the public.

Rent Special Groups

We offer a special flat rate of $75 to churches, schools, and other groups.

Want to Volunteer?

Our volunteers make a huge difference in the lives of our children at Shady Nook. If you want to experience the joy and excitement of kids at play then please contact us. You’ll be glad that you did.
Volunteer as a Coach


Volunteer as a Referee


ALL Applicants, please complete and sign the Offence Declaration

On the Board


Laura Demont

Vice President



Erin Sell

Bingo Chair

Jaime Schneider


Debbie Lariviere


Samantha Saar


(vacant but a coordinator for soccer is in place)


Brenda Hall

Property Chair

Jason Demont


Shawn Buckwald
(2 vacancies)