Recreation in Ajax
The crown jewel of Ajax is its waterfront trail and parks. The 6 kilometre waterfront trail is paved and is popular with cyclists and joggers. This Waterfront Trail hooks-up with the Duffins Creek Trail system at the west end of Ajax and the Carruthers Creek Trail system at the east end of Ajax. The Greenwood Conservation Area located at the north end of town, off Westney Road is popular with hikers, and bird watchers, and includes picnic sites and camping grounds.
Ajax has three community centres.The Ajax Community Centre located at 75 Centennial Road features the “Higher Ground”, which is considered one of the best rock climbing facilities in the Greater Toronto Area. This centre also has an indoor pool, four ice rinks, fitness facilities, and squash courts. The McLean Community Centre located at 95 Magill Drive, has an indoor pool, a fitness area, community meeting rooms, and a library. Village Community Centre on Church Street, is a small centre with an ice rink.
Ajax has four public golf courses including: Annandale Golf and Curling Club located at Bayly and Church Street South, Carruthers Creek Golf Course at 650 Lake Ridge Road, Fox Run Golf Centre at 560 Taunton Road West, and Hawthorne Village Golf Course at 3470 Salem Road.