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Community Facilities

The Township has a range of facilities to suit different needs for all people.  From recreational parks to arenas to hall rentals, we have it.  Please view below.

Malahide Community Place

Malahide Community Place provides a community recreation and banquet hall, a spacious and impressive catering kitchen, a meeting room, the Gary Barat Pavilion, two lighted baseball diamonds, a concession facility, and the home of the Springfield Public Library. There is plentiful free parking that features a horse shelter in the northeast corner. Nestled behind the building is a scenic green space with a newly installed playground and a leisurely walking track.
The community centre will serve as the Township's Emergency Shelter and has also been designated as the Cooling Centre for residents during summertime Heat Alerts issued by the St. Thomas Elgin Public Health.
The Community Services Department has an office located at Malahide Community Place. Office Hours: Weekdays from 9 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. For questions regarding Malahide Community Place and South Dorchester Community Hall, please call the Community Services Department office and speak with Chris Cox, Community Services Coordinator. His phone number is (519) 765-4755; or send him an email -


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South Dorchester Community Hall

South Dorchester Community Hall and Malahide Fire Department #4-Lyons features a community hall with a seating capacity of 85 and a fully-equipped catering kitchen, along with the modern No.4 Malahide Fire Station, all at one site, complete with lots of on-site parking. There is a beautiful open green space behind the facility that includes a leisurely walking track and will soon boast playground equipment. The new, modern Fire Station has a 4-bay garage for fire vehicles, a training room and office. To see current calendar of 

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Please see Facilities rates here.

Facility Rental Terms and Conditions (document)

Municipal Alcohol Policy (document)

Having a Party? Lowering the Risk (document)

East Elgin Community Complex

Completed in 2004 as a joint project of both the Township of Malahide and the Town of Aylmer, the EECC includes a multi-purpose community hall for 600 people, which is capable of being divided into three smaller halls, and a hall on the mezzanine level overlooking the EastLink Arena that accommodates 178 people. There are two NHL size ice arenas, 13 dressing rooms with the primary arena seating 756 spectators and the secondary arena has bench seating for 366 spectators. There is parking for over 600 vehicles.

Rental Rates

Ice Rental Rates Rates for Prime, Non Prime, School and JR. C & SR A users for both the ice surfaces, please note that all ice rentals must be paid in advance. Payment methods include cash, cheque, VISA/MasterCard/American Express or debit.

Facility Rentals for rental of the Imperial Hall, Kitchen, EastLink and Kinsmen Arena Floors, Meeting Rooms, Community Booth, Blue Line Room and the entire Complex are available. Please note that a 50% deposit is required for facility rentals. Payment methods include cash, cheque, VISA/MasterCard/American Express or debit.

Please direct your inquiries to Danielle Broer, Facilities Coordinator - 519-773-5631

East Elgin Community Complex
531 Talbot Street West
Aylmer, Ontario N5H 2T9
Phone: 519-773-5631
Fax: 519-773-5755
Direct links to Programs or Events

Malahide Community Place – 12105 Whittaker Road, Springfield (map)

  • Playground equipment
  • Pavilion
  • Picnic area
  • Green space

Ron McNeil Park - 51261 Ron McNeil Line, Springfield (map)

  • Playground equipment
  • Picnic area

South Dorchester Community Hall Green Space – 49431 Lyons Line, Lyons (map)

  • Expansive green space
  • Playground equipment

Tracey Street – 11781 Tracey Street, Springfield (map)

  • Playground equipment

Wonnacott Park – 3174 Colin St, Port Bruce (map)

  • Playground equipment
  • Picnic area
  • Pavilion
  • Washroom facilities available (April-October)