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West End Community Centre pool closing for two months for maintenance

Guelph, Ont., August 18, 2017 – The pool at Guelph’s West End Community Centre will close for eight weeks, beginning Monday, August 28, to allow for maintenance work to be done. During the closure, patrons can access swimming lessons and recreational and fitness swim programs at Centennial Pool and Victoria Road Recreation Centre. Fall swimming lessons at the West End Community Centre will start the week of October 22. The annual maintenance shutdown, which is typically two weeks in length, generally includes draining the pool, cleaning, painting, tile repairs, and electrical and lighting upgrades. However, this year the pool will be closed for longer for regrouting of the tiles. In addition, work will take place in the change rooms. New lockers will be installed and… Continue reading West End Community Centre pool closing for two months for maintenance

Indoor garage sale

Spend the morning treasure hunting for gently used items, antiques, collectibles, and more. Tables available for rent. Free admission and parking.

Summer camp volunteers needed

Want to make a difference in your community this summer? Come spend a day or week with us at camp! City of Guelph summer camps include pottery, archery, mad science, magic, swimming, splash pad visits, games, crafts and more! Volunteers need to be 14 years of age or older. Volunteering with the City of Guelph’s summer camp program is an excellent way to do something great for the community, while having fun. High school students can earn credit towards their community involvement hours. What’s provided Training T-shirt What you need to know Summer camps run daily from July 4 to September 2.  Volunteer training is June 29 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the West End Community Centre, 29 Imperial Road South. Apply now to be a volunteer!… Continue reading Summer camp volunteers needed

Guelph receives $1.1 million in Provincial funding to promote healthy, active lifestyles among children and youth

GUELPH, ON, September 12, 2014 – Guelph has been chosen to participate in Ontario’s Healthy Kids Community Challenge program, which provides $1.1 million in Provincial funding along with training and other resources over four years. This will enable the City of Guelph to implement community-based programs and activities to promote children’s health, including healthy eating, physical activity, and healthy lifestyle choices such as the importance of getting adequate sleep. Programs will begin to be implemented in winter 2015 and will include breakfast programs; sports programming for teens; toolkits and resources to improve sleep in children and youth; an online portal and cookbook to promote healthy eating; data collection on child and youth health; and the expansion of the successful STEPS recreation program for at-risk youth… Continue reading Guelph receives $1.1 million in Provincial funding to promote healthy, active lifestyles among children and youth