The St. Lawrence County Seat

Parks & Recreation

Recreation around Canton

Local Clubs, Associations & Groups

American Kang Duk Won Karate and Safety Programs

Bucc Wild Run Club

Canton Bike Group

Canton Minor Hockey

Canton PeeWee Association

Grasse River Heritage

St. Lawrence Figure Skating Club

St. Lawrence Valley Paddlers

Stillman Foote Club


Meghan Richardson, Recreation Director

[email protected] 315-386-3992


Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide recreation, fitness, special events and wellness opportunities for the residents of Canton, New York. We strive to enhance healthy lifestyles and well-being in a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment. health is a top priority for us, and we work hard to ensure that everyone has access to the resources they need to live a healthy life.

Our Vision

The Recreation Department promotes and encourages a balanced, healthy lifestyle. We ensure that our environment, activities, and programs are stimulating, challenging, and inviting. Our activities focus on integrating mind, body, and spirit through quality innovative programs, activities, and services.

Principles and Core Values

  • Diversity and Inclusion: We recognize that our residents differ in race and ethnicity, culture, political and social world views, religious and spiritual understandings, language and geographic characteristics, gender, gender identities and sexual orientations, learning and physical abilities, age, and social and economic classes. It is essential to our high standards that we are committed to creating a diverse community.
  • Exceptional Customer Service: We listen, we care, and we are here to serve. Our staff expects the best of themselves and their co-workers. Honesty, integrity, and respect are values embraced by all.
  • Quality Experience: We provide a safe, open, and inviting atmosphere where everyone is welcome. We are the place to be for social outlets and interaction for our community!