Recreation in Thistletown
The Thistletown Multi-Service Centre, located at 925 Albion Road, offers a variety of programs for the entire family. Some of these programs include men's and women's basketball, ballroom dancing, jazz, ballet, painting, and gardening. The Thistletown 55+ Seniors Centre is based in this multi-service centre and offers a variety of programs including "Fit For Life," computer courses, woodworking, shuffleboard, bridge, euchre, ceramics and badminton.
The Franklin Carmichael Art Centre, located at 34 Riverdale Drive, is situated in a picturesque woodlot setting overlooking the Humber River Valley. This arts centre offers watercolour, oil and acrylic classes for children and adults. Studio time is also available for artists at designated times.
The West Humber Parkland, located off Albion Road, features a 5.5 kilometre paved walking and cycling trail that links up with the Humber Arboretum-a 100 hundred hectare botanical garden where a variety of plants, trees, and wildlife can be explored. Recreational parks in Thistletown include Albion Gardens and Beaumonde Heights. Both of these neighbourhood parks contain tennis courts and a baseball diamond.