Established in 1889 and home to the hamlet of Desbarats, Johnson Township is located in Ontario’s beautiful Algoma District, 60 km east of Sault St. Marie off of the historic TransCanada highway. Year-round activities including the Johnson Township Community Center Arena, a seasonal weekly Farmer’s Market, a local produce market, maple syrup producers, family farms, fishing, boating, hunting, snowmobiling, skating and other pastimes in a gorgeous rural setting.

Adult Recreational Hockey League Schedule

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Click on the image to download a copy of the Johnson Township Adult Recreational Hockey League schedule…9 teams this year!!

Kids Canning Workshop

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FREE Kids Canning Workshop – Saturday, December 2 from 10am-noon at the JTCC.

Big Buck All-u-can-eat Roast Chicken Supper and Awards Night

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Big Buck Awards and all-u-can-eat Roast Chicken Supper, Sunday, November 19, 5pm, Johnson Township Community Centre, Desbarats.

The Big Crunch, Thursday, October 26, 2PM

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Healthy Kids Community Challenge North Channel hosts a Great Big Crunch, Thursday, October 26, 2pm, in support of healthy eating habits.

Public Skating 2017-18

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Public Skating at the Johnson Township Community Centre Arena, Desbarats, starts on Friday, October 20 with a free skate.

Newsletter October 2017


Click on the picture to download the Township of Johnson Newsletter for October 2017. This month’s issue features information about upcoming Recreation programs and events including Public Skating, Children’s and Adult Recreational Hockey, and the Healthy Kids Community Challenge. Also included are news from the Council Chambers, information on upcoming local events, Fire Department news and more!

Kid’s Recreational Hockey Registration 2017-18 now open!

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Johnson Township Children’s Recreational Hockey Program 2017-18 is now open for Registration.

September 2017 Newsletter

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the Township of Johnson Newsletter, September 2017, featuring information about upcoming Recreation programs and events, including Big Buck Contest Registration, ATV Run, updates for the HKCC North Channel, Recreation Hockey programs, and reports on Community Night, Swim, and Soccer programs ; Fire Department news and tips; Council notes from July; Public Works announcements; local events calendar; and more!