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.
Click on the Headline to read a comprehensive message concerning Covid-19 guidelines for sports, recreation, and gymnasium facilities (including arenas)
October 2020 Mayor’s Letter containing information concerning Towhship Office personnel changes, landfill site, Covid 19 guidelines, Fire permits and bans, property taxes, the decision on JTCC Arena closure, and more.
Safe Trick-or-Treat Guidelines from Algoma Public Health
You are invited to the ‘Open’ Portion of the Regular Council Meeting for Johnson Township Wednesday October 21st 2020 at 5:30pm
Council has decided not to open the Arena for the usual winter events.
Report on the Johnson Recreation 2020 Annual ATV Run.
The September 2020 Newsletter – Recreation, Public Works, Council Meetings, and more.