Sports Programs

The Township of Huron-Kinloss is home to a number of sport organizations and sports programs.

Pickleball

One of the fastest growing sports in Ontario can be enjoyed year round in Huron-Kinloss! 

Indoor Pickleball

Held at the Ripley-Huron Community Centre from October to May, 2 pickleball courts are available in the auditorium Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 1:30PM - 3:30PM. The cost to play is $2.00/day. 

Register and pay at the arena office located in the main floor of the Ripley-Huron Community Centre at 17 Queen St. Ripley. 

Outdoor Pickleball

Enjoy outdoor pickleball from May to September in the Point Clark Community Centre parking lot. Two pickleball courts are painted in the parking lot and pickleball is played Monday to Friday from 9:30AM - 11:30AM. The cost for the season is $40. Payments can be made at the Ripley-Huron Community Centre (17 Queen St. Ripley) or the Municipal Office in Ripley (21 Queen St. Ripley). 

Register for Outdoor Pickleball

Pickleball Clinic

Learn more about the great sport of pickleball from a seasoned pickleball player and enthusiastic, Bob Riehl. Bob is pickleball ambassador for Pickleball Ontario and has competed in pickleball tournaments at the 4.0 level. 

Two clinics are being offered on April 28th at the Ripley-Huron Community Centre, registration is limited so don't wait to claim your spot! 

  • Beginner level 1:30PM - 2:30PM
  • Intermediate level 2:45PM - 3:45PM

The cost to register is $10. 

There will be paddles to demo at the clinic. 

Register for the Pickleball Clinic

Sports Organizations

If you would like your group added to this list, please email the Community Services Department with your information.

Huron Bruce Minor Hockey Association

The previous Ripley Minor Hockey and Lucknow Minor Hockey associations have amalgamated and formed the new Huron Bruce Minor Hockey Association. This minor hockey program is governed and organized by a volunteer executive committee, with practices and games scheduled between both Ripley and Lucknow community centres. For more information please visit the HBMHA Website.

Men's Old Timers Hockey

Team Information:

  • Ripley Classics
  • Ripley Wrecks
  • Rusty Nuts
  • Lakeshore Ice

Men's Recreational Hockey

The Lucknow & District Recreation Department coordinates a Men's Recreational Hockey League. This is an adult league with all participants required to be over 19 years of age. League play is on Monday evenings at 9:00 p.m., Wednesday evenings with game times at either 8:00 or 9:00 p.m., and Thursday evenings with games times at 8:00 and 9:30 p.m. All games are played at the Lucknow & District Sports Complex. The league starts in the middle of October and concludes in the middle of March with a year-end tournament. Contact the Lucknow & District Recreation Department office for additional information.

Ripley-Huron Skating Club

The Ripley Huron Skating Club is a volunteer executive committee that offers Learn to Skate, Can Skate, and the advanced Star Skate programs at the Ripley Huron Community Centre. The Learn to Skate and Can Skate Programs run every Tuesday and Thursday from 4:30pm - 5:30pm (weather permitting). The advanced level Star Skate Program runs every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30pm - 7:30pm as well as Friday evenings from 4:30pm - 6:30pm. Registration is required and space is limited. For more information please contact the Ripley Huron Skating Club by email at: ripleyhuronskatingclub@gmail.com or visit the Ripley Huron Skating Club Facebook Page.

Ripley Minor Baseball

Ripley Minor Baseball plays in the WOBA baseball league and offers teams in Blastball, T-Ball, Rookie, Mosquito, Peewee and Bantam ball. The season starts in May for Rookie and above age groups and runs until August. The Blastball and T-ball programs run for 8 weeks from June-July.

Registration for the 2022 baseball season is now open. Registration forms can be found here, and returned to mfair@huronkinloss.com.

Thinking about becoming a minor baseball coach? Visit http://nccp.baseball.ca 

Register for baseball on the Ripley Minor Baseball website:

Ripley Minor Baseball Website

Parks and Facilities Calendar

Ripley Minor Soccer

Ripley Minor Soccer hosts Under 4, Under 6, Under 8, Under 10, Under 12 and Under 15 teams. Under 4 and Under 6 play in Ripley on the Park Street Soccer Fields, Under 8 and Under 10 play against Kincardine and the Under 12 teams play in the Lakeshore Soccer League.

Registration for the 2022 soccer season is now open. Registration forms can be found here, and returned to mfair@huronkinloss.com

Thinking about becoming a minor soccer coach? Visit www.canadasoccer.com/coach 

Register for soccer online, through the Ripley Minor Sports website.

Ripley Minor Sports Website

Parks and Facilities Calendar

Lucknow Minor Baseball

Lucknow Minor Baseball is organized, coordinated, and administrated by the Lucknow & District Recreation Department. LMB teams travel to nearby towns to compete in the Tri-County Minor Softball Association. Other teams in the Association include Wingham, Belgrave, Brussels, Ethel, Benmiller, Seaforth, Londesborough, Zurich, Howick, and Fullarton.

The Minor Baseball season starts in mid-May and concludes with year-end tournaments in early to mid-August. Games and practices are held at the Caledonia and Kinsmen Baseball Diamonds. LMB also offers a T Ball program for registrants that are 4, 5, and 6 years of age. The T Ball program runs on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 7:30 pm during the months of June and July.

Lucknow Minor Soccer

Lucknow Minor Soccer is organized and coordinated by volunteers on the Lucknow Minor Soccer Committee and administrated by the Lucknow & District Recreation Department. It takes a great deal of volunteer effort to operate the program each season. These volunteers include the LMS Committee members and all of the team coaches and helpers.

The Minor Soccer season starts the first week in May and runs until the year-end tournaments in early August. Home games and practices are held at the Kinsmen Soccer Fields.

The U4 & U6 soccer program runs on Monday nights from 6:30 to 7:30 pm for 8 consecutive weeks starting on the Monday of the Victoria Day Holiday Weekend. This program is a House League and plays cross field for the game format.  New for 2019, the U6 level will play some exhibition games vs. Ripley teams.

The U8 program for 2020 will be a House League program plays on a condensed field size on the West Field with a smaller field size and smaller nets. This program is 7 vs. 7 game format.  There will be some out of town travel for exhibition games vs. local minor soccer teams.

The U10 program for 2020 will compete in the Saugeen Mixed Soccer League.  This program is coed and will play on a condensed field size on the West Field with a smaller field size and smaller nets. This program is 7 vs. 7 game format.

Age Divisions:

  • U4 – Ages 3 & 4.
  • U6 – Ages 5 & 6.
  • U8 – Ages 7 & 8.
  • U10 – Ages 9 & 10.
  • U12 – Ages 11 & 12.
  • U15 – Ages 13, 14 & 15.
  • U18 – Ages 16, 17, & 18.