Contact information for special event organizers

Contact information

  • For events at River Run Centre, please contact 519-837-5662 extension 2804
  • For events at Sleeman Centre please contact 519-822-4900 extension 2844
  • For events at other venues (i.e. West End, Victoria Road, Community Centres & Evergreen Seniors Centre, please contact the Booking and Events Coordinatorat 519-837-5678 option 1 or

Contact information

Events and Booking Coordinator
Alexandra Marson, Leah Parolin or Patty Pizziola
519-837-5678 option 1 or

Park Maintenance and Development
519-837-5628 or
Program Manager, Recreation Support Services
Kelley McAlpine
519-822-1260 extension 2667 or

After Hours Emergency Contact Number
Other important contact information
Areas of Concern


Contact Information

Barbecues, tents, fireworks
or pyrotechnics

Chief Fire Prevention Officer

519-763-8111 or

Inflatables, bouncy castle, dunk tanks or amusement rides

Technical Safety Standards Authority

1-877-682-TSSA (8772) or

Building permits, signage on city road allowance

Building Services

519-837-5615 or

Electrical safety inspections

Electrical Safety Authority

1-877-ESA- SAFE (1-877-372-7233),
Fundraising – raffles, Bingos, etc. (sales under $50,000) Licensing Division – Bylaw Compliance and Security 519-822-1260 extension 2551 or
FUNDRAISING – RAFFLES, BINGOS, ETC. (SALES over $50,000) Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO)
LICENSED EVENTS – SPECIAL OCCASION PERMITS Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO)
Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO)
Music licensing for live or recorded music SOCAN
416.4968.8870 or
Live animals  Guelph Humane Society 519-824-3091
Sound Amplification, Exotic Animals  Bylaw Compliance, Security & Licensing 519-837-2529
Norfolk Street Banner  Building Services 519-837-5615
Road Closures, Traffic Transportation Services 519-822 1260 extension 2043
Special Duty Requirements Guelph Police Service 519-824-1212
Selling or serving food, Licensed events, Live animals Wellington Dufferin Guelph Health Unit 800-265-7293 or
Sports fields Public Services, Parks and Recreation 519-837-5626
Utility Locates Ontario One Call 1-800-400-2255 or
Waste Management Plan, 3 stream sorting at events Solid Waste Resources 519 767 0598
Water Wagon Waterworks Division 519-837-5627 or
Website listings, promotion and accommodation assistance Tourism Services
or 800-334-4519