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Established in 1889 and home to the hamlet of Desbarats, Johnson Township is located 60 km east of Sault St. Marie on the historic TransCanada highway.  With access to the beautiful North Channel of Lake Huron, Johnson Township is also home to several freshwater lakes with public beaches and boat ramps; a vibrant agricultural community, including a seasonal Farmer’s Market supported by the local Mennonite community; the wildlife preserves of the Kensington Conservancy; and the Central Algoma Secondary School and the Johnson Township Community Centre, both regional hubs for many recreation activities. The JTCC houses a full-sized  arena that is open to rentals. Johnson Township provides a full range of recreational events and programs including winter and summer community festivals and annual Fishing Derby and Big Buck Contest, as well as soccer, baseball and recreational hockey programs for families. The Voyageur Trail, the Waterfront Trail Cycle Route, and a major Snowmobile Trail pass through the township.

Correction: Fraud Workshop on MONDAY, JANUARY 20TH

Please note that the Fraud Workshop is incorrectly listed in the Township of Johnson January Newsletter The correct date is Monday, January 20th, 2020, 6:30—7:30pm, Bruce Mines Hall.

January 2020 Newsletter

Township of Johnson January 2020 Newsletter – Township news and notices, council notes, recreation events and programs, Fire Department news and tips, local and regional events.

YMCA/Johnson Twp Senior Fitness Program, January – March

The Sault YMCA and Johnson Township Recreation, with funding from the Goverment of Ontario, are providing a FREE 1-hour Senior’s Exercise Program at the JTCC Hall on Tuesdays at 11:30am starting January 07, 2020

Johnson Recreation and AlgomaTrad Present a Robbie Burns Supper, Jan. 24

Johnson Recreation and AlgomaTrad present a Traditional Robbie Burns Supper, Friday, January 24, at the JTCC Hall, Desbarats. Tickets available at local businesses.

December 2019 Newsletter

Township of Johnson December 2019 Newsletter – Township news and notices, council notes, Mayor’s column, recreation events and programs, Fire Department news and tips, local and regional events.

Holiday Closures for Office and Community Centre

Holiday Closures for Township of Johnson Office and Community Centre

November 2019 Newsletter

Township of Johnson November 2019 Newsletter – Township news and notices, council notes, Mayor’s column, recreation events and programs, Fire Department news and tips, local and regional events.

October 2019 Newsletter

Township of Johnson October2019 Newsletter – Township news and notices, council notes, Mayor’s column, recreation events and programs, Fire Department news and tips, local and regional events.