Our popular Park Activation program makes a return to Exhibition, Lee Street, Margaret Greene and Waverley parks this summer. Continue reading Park Activation schedule
Park Activation has taken it up a notch thanks to the Ontario Sport and Recreation Communities Fund supported by the Ministry of Culture Tourism and Sport. In Exhibition Park and Margaret Greene Park, you will find Activation Stations! These big, blue containers are designed to hold all our new play equipment, inviting children and families to find even more ways to use park spaces in a new way. At the Activation Stations children and caregivers will find Imagination Playground, sand tables, a living wall, a blank canvas ready for your creative designs and larger-than-life play equipment! Join the Park Activation team at Margaret Greene Park every Monday and Wednesday from 4:30- 7:30PM and Saturdays 9:30AM- 1:30PM. The Activation Stations will be open at Exhibition Park… Continue reading The Activation Stations have arrived!
Energize Guelph partnered with the Upper Grand District School Board to help promote the benefits of drinking water. As part of Water does Wonders, four elementary schools in Guelph received new bottle fill stations at no cost and more than 2400 elementary school students received free reusable water bottles. For more information about this initiative, please check out the article written by the Upper Grand District School Board.
Our Park Activation Team, made up of City of Guelph program staff, will be visiting parks throughout the community to introduce parents and children to fun, new activities and ways to use park spaces. Continue reading Energize Guelph launches Park Activation program
Community invited to participate in kick-off celebration Guelph, Ont., February 10, 2016 – On Friday, February 12, the City of Guelph will launch Energize Guelph, a local initiative of the province’s Healthy Kids Community Challenge. The free kick-off event, from 5 to 8 p.m. inside City Hall, is open to all ages and includes live music, games and activities, and hot chocolate. There will also be ice skating, weather permitting, in Market Square. Energize Guelph representatives will be onsite providing information about the program, which aims to support the well-being of Guelph’s children and youth through the promotion of healthy eating, physical activity and healthy behaviours. What Energize Guelph official launch Who Mayor Cam Guthrie Energize Guelph representatives Various youth bands Where City Hall Galleria/Market… Continue reading City launches Energize Guelph initiative on February 12