Fireworks display and safety tips for outdoor cooking and campfires in Guelph
Staff will make the decision by 2 p.m. if sports fields are to be closed for the duration of the day and evening.
Holiday hours for the City of Guelph facilities and programs.
Ontario is investing up to $13,990 in three projects in Guelph and Wellington County through the Seniors Community Grant program, which will help seniors stay connected, active and engaged in their communities.
Victoria Road Recreation Centre is a shadow of its former self as work continues on the renovation project. Behind the scenes… Continue reading Construction, demolition work well underway
Colleen Clack, who has served as the City of Guelph’s general manager, Culture, Tourism and Community Investment for the past six years, has been appointed by the Executive Team as the City’s newest deputy chief administrative officer (DCAO) of Public Services. In her new position, Clack will oversee Culture, Tourism and Community Investment, Emergency Services, Guelph Transit, Operations, and Parks and Recreation.
Guelph, Ont., June 10, 2016 – The City’s splash pads, wading pools and outdoor pool will be open weekends starting tomorrow,… Continue reading Summer water fun starts this Saturday!
Trench excavation at Royal City Park for ongoing sewer pipe installation. Guelph, Ont., June 9, 2016—The City of Guelph is re… Continue reading City lowers Speed River water levels to install sewer pipes
Guelph, Ont., June 7, 2016 – The media is invited to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, June 9 to mark the opening… Continue reading Silvercreek Skatepark opens Thursday afternoon
Guelph, Ont., June 7, 2016 – June marks Recreation and Parks Month and the City of Guelph invites you to celebrate and get ac… Continue reading Guelph celebrates June is Recreation and Parks Month
Guelph, Ont., June 6, 2016 – In time for the summer season, Energize Guelph has launched a Park Activation program. Park Acti… Continue reading Guelph’s parks get activated
Want to make a difference in your community this summer? Come spend a day or week with us at camp! City of Guelph summer camp… Continue reading Summer camp volunteers needed
Guelph, Ont., May 30, 2016 – The City of Guelph is pleased to announce its summer lineup of free events and activities in Mar… Continue reading Free summer events in Guelph’s Market Square
Join in celebrating the benefits of recreation and parks in everyday life.
Guelph, Ont., May 27, 2016 – The City of Guelph and Kindle Communities Inc., are hosting two open houses to hear from residen… Continue reading City, Kindle hosting open houses to discuss potential community hub
Earlier this month, the City of Guelph purchased two acres of land from the Upper Grand District School Board, located betwee… Continue reading Potential Brant Community Hub
To prevent weeds, grass and other plants from interfering with railway operations, the Guelph Junction Railway is performing weed control along Guelph Junction Railway tracks between Woodlawn Road and Victoria Road.
All play equipment (swings, slides, climbers etc.) in the neighbourhood/community parks (listed below) will be replaced with… Continue reading Playground equipment replacements
Guelph’s Market Square and pollinator park are listed among 15 “Thriving Places” in the Greater Golden Horseshoe
Hours of operation Carousel and miniature train May 21 to June 26, 2016: weekends only, 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. June 27 to Septembe… Continue reading Riverside Park amusement rides (carousel, miniature train and paddle boats)
Public can provide comment until June 5 Guelph, Ont., May 9, 2016 – The City is seeking public input to finalize the design f… Continue reading City seeks public input on Riverside Park play space design
Until May 29, 2016 you can provide comment on the design that best reflects the feedback we received during the vision and concept phases.
All events are free!
City and Earthscape honoured at 2016 PRO Awards Guelph, Ont., April 14, 2016 – The City of Guelph and Earthscape were honoure… Continue reading Guelph’s Exhibition Park wins design award
On March 31, 2016 Victoria Road Recreation Centre (VRRC) will close to the public for 12 to 15 months while the facility undergoes extensive renovations.
This year’s inductees are athlete Maria Gallo, veteran athlete Chuck Henderson, builder Thomas Dimitroff Jr. and the 1998 Guelph Storm.
Community invited to participate in kick-off celebration Guelph, Ont., February 10, 2016 – On Friday, February 12, the City o… Continue reading City launches Energize Guelph initiative on February 12
Guelph, Ont. January 22, 2016 – Over the next couple of weeks, the City will be identifying and marking public trees in woode… Continue reading City identifying, marking hazardous trees for removal
Guelph, Ont., December 29, 2015 – The City has temporarily closed the Evergreen Seniors Community Centre to fix a water leak.… Continue reading Evergreen Seniors Community Centre temporarily closed
A look at some of the budget details On December 10, 2015, City Council approved a $216 million operating budget and a $61 mi… Continue reading 2016 budget highlights
Guelph, Ont., November 23, 2015 – The Sleeman Centre, Guelph’s premier venue for sports and entertainment, has launched a new… Continue reading Sleeman Centre launches new website
Guelph, Ont., November 20, 2015 – On Tuesday, December 1, the Public Services Committee will be presented with a staff report… Continue reading City prepares for Victoria Road Recreation Centre renovations
Hydro One public notice – November 13, 2015 Silvercreek Trail closure: Weekdays, Tuesday, November 17 to Friday, December 11… Continue reading Silvercreek Trail closure for Hydro One work
Guelph, ON, September 22, 2015 – The West End Community Centre has reopened and all programs are running as usual following a… Continue reading West End Community Centre reopens following temporary evacuation
Left to right, Sohile Ghaosi, project coordinator with Gateman Milloy, Mayor Cam Guthrie, Councillor Mike Salisbury, Adam Rut… Continue reading Construction begins on new Silvercreek Skatepark
Fall 2015/Winter 2016 Guelph Community Guide Visit guelph.ca/guide or preview at regexpress.guelph.ca Find the guide at City… Continue reading Registration for fall/winter recreation programs begins August 26
Notice: The pool at Victoria Road Recreation Centre is temporarily closed (Wednesday, August 19) for unscheduled maintenance.… Continue reading Notice: Victoria Road Recreation Centre pool closed
Guelph, ON, July 28, 2015 – The City is offering Guelph’s youth a place to skateboard for free this summer. Skateboarders and… Continue reading City offers complimentary skateboarding at the Ward Skatepark
Guelph, ON, July 17, 2015 – The City is asking residents to be on the lookout for Giant Hogweed and its close relative Wild P… Continue reading City asks residents to be on the lookout for Giant Hogweed
Public can vote on preferred option until August 2 Guelph, ON, July 14, 2015 – The City is seeking public input on six design… Continue reading City unveils design concepts for Riverside Park’s new play space
Swings, slides, climbers, and other play equipment will be replaced this fall with new structures that meet current Canadian Standards Association’s (CSA) standards for children’s playspaces and equipment.
Guelph, ON, July 9, 2015 – The City is marking public ash trees affected by the emerald ash borer (EAB) in preparation for tr… Continue reading City marking emerald ash borer infested trees for removal
On Saturday, June 20 a lifeguard working at Exhibition Park asked the parents of an eight-year-old girl to put the girl’s top… Continue reading Guelph’s swimming attire policy: official statement
The Active Transportation Network Study includes the development of design guidelines and a feasibility study. Together, these pieces will inform future upgrades of the City’s network of trails to improve connectivity for active forms of transportation such as walking, running, cycling and inline skating.
Guelph, ON, June 11, 2015 – This Sunday, June 14, media and residents are invited to Exhibition Park for a community picnic—h… Continue reading Community celebration for Exhibition Park natural playground
The City of Guelph will be conducting counts and surveying local trail users to gain insight on active transportation use (ru… Continue reading Notice of collection and filming on city trails beginning June 15
Guelph, ON, June 1, 2015 – Today, June 1 marks the launch of Recreation and Parks Month in Ontario and to celebrate locally G… Continue reading June is Recreation and Parks Month in Guelph
As part of the Galt District Energy System, Envida Community Energy Inc. will install underground district heating and cooling pipes between the Sleeman Centre, and the River Mill condominiums at the corner of Macdonell and Wellington Streets.
Using community feedback, the design team has created a concept that provides balance to a variety of needs.
Please join the City in thanking its volunteers during National Volunteer Week April 12-18, 2015 and throughout the year.