100 Meridian Way, Fonthill, ON, L0S 1E6
Open Daily 7 a.m. - 11 p.m. - Free Daytime Parking Available
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Information Desk: 905-732-7872  | Facilities Rental Associate: 905-732-7891

The Meridian Community Centre is a place for residents of all ages to gather and enjoy a wide variety of recreational, social, health, and community activities for generations to come. Home to the Jr. B Pelham Panthers, Southern Tier AAA Admirals, Pelham Raiders Lacrosse, Niagara Centre Skating Club, Pelham Minor Hockey Association, and the Pelham Panthers Basketball Association, the MCC is home to our champions. It is also a recognized Seniors Active Living Centre and home to Active Living Lounge for those 55+.

The stunning 143,000 square foot facility includes adaptable and multi-purpose community rooms, a large activity centre with two full courts, two NHL-sized arenas, an indoor walking track, concession areas, change rooms & washrooms, and an atrium/lobby area

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Meridian Community Centre Activity Schedule


Winter 2024 Activity Schedule - Begins January 8

Adult & 55+ programming

Arena & skating programs

 

MCC Membership Cards

Membership cards can be used for all drop-in programs offered at the Meridian Community Centre.

Visit the customer service desk to purchase your membership and start saving!

 

How much are the membership cards?

Membership cards are available for $100 and provide access to 20 drop-in programs. 

 

Do the membership cards expire?

The cards do not expire and members can reload the cards.

 

Does the card need to be physically present to use?

Staff at the customer service desk can look up memberships to process the drop-in fee. The physical card is not required to access the facility.

Holiday Hours

 

 

 

Program Changes and Cancellations

 

Please visit the program cancellation page here.

 

Parking at the MCC

 

Parking during operating hours at the MCC is free of charge.

 

Paid overnight parking is available. For more information click here. 

 

Rent or Book Space

The stunning 143,000 square foot facility includes adaptable and multi-purpose community rooms, a large activity centre with two full courts, two NHL-sized arenas, an indoor walking/running track, concession areas, change rooms & washrooms, and an atrium/lobby area. To rent ice, the gym, community rooms, or any other spaces in the Meridian Community Centre, please click here

or contact the facilities rental associate Dorie Thomas, dthomas@pelham.ca, 905-732-7891

Click here for the full user fees and charges for ice rentals, gym rentals, & more.

Pathstone Mental Health Walk-in Clinic

The Pathstone Mental Health walk-in clinic at the Meridian Community Centre (MCC) is by appointment only. Arrangements for all in-person or video counselling sessions are to be made in advance by calling the Pathstone Mental Health Clinic Crisis & Support line at 1-800-263-4944

Book a facility Book ice time MCC Art Exhibit Rental Form

For ice, gym or facility rentals, please contact Dorie Thomas, dthomas@pelham.ca, 905-732-7891

Arena Rentals

Cost (2024)
Ice Time - per hour (50 mins)  
Prime Time- Weekdays 4 p.m. - midnight and weekends $221.00
Prime Time - Youth (PMHA and PFSC)

$159.00

Non-Prime Time – Weekdays prior to 4pm

Youth $94.00/A

Prime Time Last Minute Ice (less than 24hrs)

Youth $77.00/A

Summer Ice (April 15 – August 15) – Non Prime Time

$122.00

Summer Ice (April 15 – August 15) – Prime Time 

Youth $159.00
Adult $203.00 

Click here for the full user fees and charges for ice rentals, gym rentals, & more.

Programming at the MCC

Adult & 55+ programming

Arena & skating programs

 

The MCC features:

 Facilities, Rooms, and ice available for rental

 Arenas

The Meridian Community Centre has two NHL-sized ice surfaces, the Accipiter Arena and the Duliban Insurance Arena. Both arenas are multi-functional for hockey, home and garden shows, craft shows, concerts, trade shows, graduation ceremonies, cadet inspections, and more. Both rinks are available to rent. Please view our rental bookings to check pricing, availability, or to speak with someone about booking a space.

There are also ample advertising opportunities within the MCC arenas.

 Gymnasiums

Two full size gyms offer endless opportunities. Both gyms can be divided for 1/2 gym rental.

Gyms have a variety of uses including: basketball, volleyball, pickleball, badminton, fitness classes, martial arts, and dance instruction. Contact Dorie Thomas at 905-892-2607 x360 or dthomas@pelham.ca for gym rentals.

 Walking Track

Walking and Fast Walking only.

The walking track at the Meridian Community Centre spans the perimeter of the Accipiter Arena. The two-lane track offers the opportunity for year-round exercise. The track surface is heated during ice season in the arena.

Walking Track Schedule - FREE PUBLIC USE (no charge) 

The walking track is open 7 days a week

Schedule subject to change. Please check the Cancellations/Changes page for changes to the Walking Track. Please be respectful of varying activity and adhere to track rules to ensure the safety of all users. 

Lane Distance:

7.5 laps around the track = 1.6 km or 1 mile

Track Rules:

  1. Non-marking athletic footwear is required. Street shoes are not permitted.
  2. Walk in the posted direction of the track.
  3. Walkers should use the inside lane; single file only.
  4. In-line skates, Heely's, bikes and skateboards are not permitted.
  5. Strollers inside lane, single file only.
  6. Walking poles with tip covers are permitted in lane 1.
  7. Appropriate clothing, including shirt and shoes must be worn at all times.
  8. No equipment, including but not limited to sticks, balls, pucks, mats, weights, skipping ropes, etc. which might interfere with the safety of other participants.
  9. Drinks (other than water in a spill-proof container) and food are not allowed on the walking track.
  10. The track may be closed for public use during Town programming and paid events.
  11. No spitting.

*The Town of Pelham is not responsible for lost or stolen items.  

 Accessibility
The Meridian Community Centre is fully accessible.

With two elevators, four accessible-reserved parking spaces, four family parking spaces, and accessible dressing rooms and washrooms (including universal washrooms).

Additionally, ALL women's AND men's washrooms are equipped with baby change stations.

 Community Rooms
The Dr. Gary and Mall Accursi community room (including special functions area)

Perfect for meetings, receptions, workshops, celebrations, and more, the Accursi Room offers nearly 4,000 square feet of useable space. With a dividing wall in the centre, the room can accommodate smaller groups when required.

Space Size: 51.5' x 36' (1854 sq ft) per side, or combined at 51.5' x 72' (3708 sq ft)

There are a number of set ups available to host your function, from small groups to a few hundred. Contact the facilities rental associate Dorie Thomas at 905-892-2607 x360 to learn more.

Notes & Amenities:

• North end of multipurpose room, adjacent to Special Function Room 
• Coat Check access available for this space
• Access to Special Events Area 
• Access to Restrooms 
• Chairs and Tables
• Outlet: Power
• Telephone 
• Access to Vending Machines 
• Audio/Visual System
• Catering kitchen

 

Kinsmen community room

The Kinsmen community room is perfect for smaller gathering and get togethers. The Kinsmen room is a great multipurpose space that opens up to both sides of the upper level arena viewing areas and the walking track.

Space size: 29' x 23' (667 sq ft) per section or combined at 29' x 46' (1334 sq ft)

Notes & Amenities:

• Access from both arenas and walking track
• Folding partition to separate space between C & D
• Access to Restrooms 
• Chairs and Tables
• Outlet: Power
• Telephone 
• Access to Vending Machines
• Audio/Visual System

 Concession

The Meridian Community Centre's concession (the Concession Lounge is located on the main floor near the north entrance) offers a regular menu as well as catering options. So if you're hungry, whether it be for popcorn and candy to daily specials such as fish and chips or pork schnitzel on a bun, you'll have access to the concessions all day long. The Concession Lounge is a great option for a tasty meal any time of day.

 On site Community Centre Contacts

Information Desk: 905-732-7872

Ice Rentals: 905-732-7887

Gym/Facility Rentals: 905-732-7891

General Info: bsecord@pelham.ca 

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