Staff will make the decision by 2 p.m. if sports fields are to be closed for the duration of the day and evening.
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
Weekend hours in May and June; daily operations begin June 26 Guelph, ON, May 14, 2015 – The City’s splash pads and wading po… Continue reading City’s splash pads, wading pools open this weekend
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.
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)
Hours of operation for Lyon Pool, Market Square Interactive Water Feature, splash pads and wading pools.
Please join the City in thanking its volunteers during National Volunteer Week April 12-18, 2015 and throughout the year.
Guelph, ON, April 9, 2015 – The City is seeking public input as it plans for this year’s replacement of aging playground equi… Continue reading City seeks input in creating new play spaces in four parks
Induction ceremony takes place at Kiwanis Sports Celebrity dinner June 10 Guelph, ON, March 24, 2015 – The Guelph Sports Hall… Continue reading Guelph Sports Hall of Fame announces 2015 inductees
Download it now or pick it up March 9 at City Hall, River Run Centre,West End Community Centre, Victoria Road Recreation Centre, Evergreen Seniors Community Centre and library branches in Guelph.
Guelph, ON, January 30, 2015 – We said yesterday that we’re interested in working with the residents of Pine Ridge on a mutua… Continue reading An update from the CAO on the skating rink in Pine Ridge
Guelph, ON, January 8, 2015 – On January 29, community members will be invited to help the City of Guelph develop a master pl… Continue reading City asks residents for help creating Northview Park
The City of Guelph is developing a park master plan for Northview Park, located in the Northview Estates Subdivision.
Local charity, homebuilder donates trees and shrubs to City’s landscaping project Guelph, On, September 25, 2014 – The City o… Continue reading Guelph to benefit with 33 new trees
GUELPH, ON, September 12, 2014 – Guelph has been chosen to participate in Ontario’s Healthy Kids Community Challenge program,… Continue reading Guelph receives $1.1 million in Provincial funding to promote healthy, active lifestyles among children and youth
Join us this summer where you will have fun, gain leadership skills, and be a mentor to kids aged three to 12 years old.
Guelph, ON, June 17, 2014 – The City has issued an Request For Proposal (RFP) to demolish the Wilson Farmhouse. It is anticip… Continue reading City preparing for demolition of Wilson Farmhouse
Potential site is City-owned land south of Bishop Macdonell Catholic High School Guelph, ON, May 30, 2014 – On June 11, Guelp… Continue reading City staff recommends community centre for Guelph’s south end
Public celebration, autograph signing will take place at Market Square Guelph, On, May 22, 2014 – On Monday, May 26, the City… Continue reading Guelph Storm celebration set for Monday
Opening of ride delayed by six weeks Guelph, On, May 8, 2014 – It will be about six weeks before the nostalgic sounds of Guel… Continue reading Riverside Park carousel undergoes scheduled maintenance
City wins silver award at sixth annual Ontario Bike Summit Toronto, ON, April 14, 2014 – This morning, Guelph was among 24 co… Continue reading Guelph among Ontario’s most bicycle-friendly cities
Guelph, On, April 9, 2014 – On Tuesday, April 15, the City of Guelph will host a public meeting to provide an update on its r… Continue reading Options for potential new south end recreation facility to be discussed at public meeting
After discovering termite activity at the River Run Centre and John Galt Park near downtown, the City delivered the following… Continue reading Termite notice and inspection area map delivered April 7, 2014
The City will treat the affected area near the River Run Centre, remove stumps, wood chip mulch, and install termite traps in John Galt Park. In May, the City will inspect about 300 downtown properties to determine the size of the termite infestation. Once the area is defined, the City will implement a complete control plan, install traps and put further control measures into effect as required.
To ensure Guelph’s updated DC rates reflect the population forecasted in Ontario’s Places to Grow Act—43,000 new residents an… Continue reading Complete Development Charges Background Study