Enjoy the great outdoors!

There are many parks and outdoor spaces located within the Municipality of Dysart et al. Glebe Park and Head Lake Park have a lot to offer the outdoor enthusiast. The Head Lake Rotary Park Master Plan was approved by Council at the Council meeting on December 15, 2020.

Alongside municipally-owned parks and outdoor spaces, there are private businesses offering great outdoor opportunities as well. Come out and explore Dysart year round.


There are five playgrounds located in the Municipality of Dysart et al.

Head Lake playground

Located at Head Lake Park, in the village of Haliburton.

  • a playground featuring a zipline, slides, ramps, log jams and much more
  • swings, including accessible swings and toddler swings
  • paved walking path
  • washrooms
  • large grassy area
  • disc golf
  • water bottle refill station
  • close proximity to library and Rails End Gallery and Arts Centre
  • walking distance from Rotary Beach, outdoor fitness equipment, tennis courts, basketball court, ball hockey rink, off-leash dog park and Gaga Ball pit

Eagle Lake playground

Located in the village of Eagle Lake at Eagle Lake Beach.

  • playground equipment
  • picnic shelter
  • washrooms
  • beach
  • boat launch
  • walking distance to Eagle Lake Country Market

Haliburton Lake playground

Located at 1267 Hodgson Road.

  • playground equipment
  • washrooms
  • picnic shelter
  • beach area
  • dock and swim raft
  • beach volleyball
  • large grassy area
  • close to Village of Fort Irwin
  • close to two public boat launches

West Guilford Outdoor Space and Playground

Located in the Village of West Guilford at 1061 Kennisis Lake Road

  • playground equipment
  • large open field
  • baseball diamond
  • washrooms
  • large picnic shelter
  • horseshoe pits
  • across the street from the public beach
  • close proximity to shopping, laundry and restaurants

Harcourt Community Centre Playground

Located in the Village of Harcourt at 5004 Midway Street.

  • playground equipment
  • basketball nets
  • baseball diamond
  • large grassy area
  • on the grounds of the Harcourt Community Centre
  • walking distance to general store 

Community Outdoor Rinks

The outdoor rinks are open in the winter, weather permitting.

  • The outdoor rinks are subject to weather conditions.
  • Do not use the rinks during periods of thaw when the ice surface is wet or soft or marked as closed.
  • All community outdoor rinks are unsupervised. Users of the outdoor rinks do so at their own risk. 
  • Skaters are encouraged to wear helmets at all times.  

Outdoor rinks are located at:

76 Maple Avenue

1032 Midway Road, Harcourt

1061 Kennisis Lake Road, West Guilford (behind the West Guilford Community Centre)


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