Amherstburg offers many programs, activities, and sports. While our staff arranges many of the programs, we also works with local sports clubs to ensure residents and visitors of all ages lead healthy and active lives. As well, you can participate in our various drop-in activities.
Many sports call the Libro Credit Union Centre home, including Amherstburg Minor Hockey Association, Amherstburg Minor Soccer Association, and Integrity Amherstburg Admirals Junior C Hockey Team, to name a few. Check out our Activities and Sports page for a list of local organizations.
Amherstburg also offers a variety of recreation programming for everyone - from swimming to soccer, singing to dancing, cooking to photography. Whether you are interested in sports, arts, health and wellness or personal growth, we have something for you. Check them out on the Recreation Programming page.
"Walk Across Essex County" Community Challenge
Join the Recreation Services Division in a virtual challenge to walk to the neighbouring communities of Essex, Kingsville, Windsor, LaSalle, Tecumseh, Lakeshore and Leamington.
How it works
Step 1: Register
It's FREE! Register in person at the Libro Credit Union Centre or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with "CHALLENGE" in the subject line along with your first and last name.
Registration opens February 20. All steps need to be submitted to Guest Services - in person or via email - by 8:00 pm on June 30
Step 2: Log your steps
Step 3: Choose a Goal and win!
If you walked an average of 7,000 steps per day then you could complete the entire walk in 89 days or 3 months. Achieving any distance is a great accomplishment and that is why the Windsor Essex County Health Unit, Essex Power Corporation and Kelcom have partnered with the Recreation Services Division to support this challenge by providing draw prizes from The Running Factory, Samsung, Fitbit and Canadian Tire.
Pedometer Lending: Pedometer lending is available for use on the Libro Centre's Indoor Walking Track. Pedometers can be signed out at the Guest Services desk at no cost.
Prizes and Incentives
Participants who walk 50,000 steps, 100,000 steps and 200,000 steps will receive a "I Walked..." milestone t-shirt!
Prizes draw dates:
March 13 - PowerockRed Portable Charge Pack (1 winner)
April 3 - $50 Canadian Tire Gift Card (1 Winner)
April 24 - $100 Running Factory Gift Card (1 Winner)
May 15 - $100 Running Factory Gift Card (1 Winner)
June 5 - Level Wireless Headphones (1 Winner)
July 4 - Fitbit Charge 2 (1 Winner) and GearFit2 (1 Winner)
Participants will receive ballots in accumulation as they reach the below distances. Ex: If you walk 75kms/196,875 steps which would include LaSalle, Essex and Windsor, then you would receive 3 ballots. All your ballots will remain in the draw except one if it gets pulled as a winner.
1Km is considered to be approximately 2,625 steps
LaSalle 18Km or 47,250 steps
Essex 27Km or 70,875 steps
Windsor 30 Km or 78,750 steps
Tecumseh 31 Km or 81,375 steps
Kingsville 35 Km or 91,875 steps
Leamington 44 Km or 115,500 steps
Lakeshore 52 Km or 136,500 steps
For any further information or to register please visit us at
Libro Credit Union Centre 3295 Meloche Rd