Make Some Time

Our focus is on
developing the youth
of our community.

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We abide by a creed that
is focused on an optimistic
outlook in all things we do.

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Optimism is not just
a service club
it is a philosophy of life.

Current Activities

Easter Egg Hunt

April 16, 2022 at 10 am sharp!

This event has been a spring favourite and we are excited to be hosting it again this year. There will be plenty of treats for the kids and prizes to be won.

Date: April 16th
Time: 10 am sharp! Don't be late!
Location: Riverside Park, Water Street, St. Jacobs
Bring a basket but please don't bring your dog.

Lawn Aerating is back!

May 2, 2022 - May 7, 2022

This is a valuable service for your lawn and a fundraiser for our club as we continue to provide support for the youth in our community. We had to put things on hold last year due to COVID but we have been planning for this spring and will have safe measures in place from sign up through to aeration.

If you want us to aerating your lawn - please fill out the form below and click send and we will contact you to arrange a COVID safe method of payment via e-transfer, cash, cheque, or we’ll come by with a tap terminal.

Sign up


Street Address:



Having trouble with the form, or you would just rather speak to someone?

We are happy to field your questions or take your sign up manually. To do that, please call Rob @ 519-404-1447.

If you do not want your lawn aerated, but would still like to make a donation in support of our youth work in the village of St. Jacobs, please donate via PayPal at

We appreciate all the support we get from the community as we continue to bring out the best in kids.

Help us with your Donation!

Our community is a vibrant one and we firmly believe that by making the lives of children better - our community becomes better. We are very active in our community. Programs such as Cycle into the Future, the summer reading program at St. Jacobs Library, Woolwich Counselling antibullying programs at St. Jacobs Public School, Neonatal Intensive Care Program for Grand River Hospital, Grand River Teddy Bear Program all benefit from our efforts in fundraising. There is lots more for us to do, but we need your help.

If you are able, we would appreciate any donation that you can make toward our programming for the youth in our community of St. Jacobs. Donations can be made through PayPal with the button below, or you can always mail us at Box 542, St. Jacobs, ON, N0B 2N0.

Our Focus

The Optimist Club of St. Jacobs supports a wide variety of activities for youth in the village of St. Jacobs and surrounding Woolwich Township. These range from fun and entertaining to personal development and community well-being. Examples of our youth activities and programs:

Youth Leadership Development
Minor Sports
School Programs and Facilities
Summer Reading Program
Breakfast with Santa
Easter Egg Hunt
Grand River Hospital Emergency Room Teddy Bear Program