Category Archives: Recreation

Sports fields and ball diamond updates

October 5, 2022

Staff will make the decision by 2 p.m. if sports fields are to be closed for the duration of the day and evening. Continue reading Sports fields and ball diamond updates


Holiday hours for City facilities and services

September 26, 2022

Holiday hours for City of Guelph facilities and programs. Continue reading Holiday hours for City facilities and services


Outdoor pools and splash pads

September 19, 2022

Operating hours for Guelph’s outdoor swimming pool, splash pads and wading pools Continue reading Outdoor pools and splash pads


Construction notice: Roofing work at the West End Community Centre starting September 14

September 13, 2022

Continue reading Construction notice: Roofing work at the West End Community Centre starting September 14


Dive into a new job! Join us for Aquatic Hiring Days September 9, 16 and 23

September 2, 2022

Are you a certified lifeguard, want to be a lifeguard or swim instructor, or simply want a job by the pool? Then bring your swimsuit, resume and a towel to one of three Aquatic Hiring Days on September 9, 16 and 23. Continue reading Dive into a new job! Join us for Aquatic Hiring Days September 9, 16 and 23


Updated: Fall recreation program registration opens September 7 

August 17, 2022

Continue reading Updated: Fall recreation program registration opens September 7 


Public notice: Have your say in the homestretch of the Parks and Recreation Master Plan by August 28

August 8, 2022

Guelph, Ont., August 8, 2022 – Engagement for the Parks and Recreation Master Plan is underway until August 28. The final plan will guide parks and recreation growth over the next 10 years. Continue reading Public notice: Have your say in the homestretch of the Parks and Recreation Master Plan by August 28


Park washrooms

July 20, 2022

Washrooms open in our parks and along trails. Continue reading Park washrooms


Riverside Park carousel and miniature train reopening May 20

May 2, 2022

Get your conductor hats and riding boots ready for the year’s first spin of the Riverside Park carousel and miniature train. Continue reading Riverside Park carousel and miniature train reopening May 20


Sliding in for a win: Guelph Sports Hall of Fame welcomes five inductees

April 6, 2022

The Guelph Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors is pleased to announce the names of the 2020 inductees who will be celebrated following a two-year pause on the annual inductee dinner due to COVID-19. Continue reading Sliding in for a win: Guelph Sports Hall of Fame welcomes five inductees


Guelph facilities to move to next phase of reopening today

February 17, 2022

Continue reading Guelph facilities to move to next phase of reopening today


Kids ride free on Guelph Transit for one-year pilot

February 4, 2022

Starting March 1, kids five to 12 years old can ride Guelph Transit for free with a registered OnYourWay fare card. Continue reading Kids ride free on Guelph Transit for one-year pilot


New splash pad and washrooms at Hanlon Creek Park will use 100 per cent renewable energy

October 19, 2020

The City has launched a design for the new splash pad and washrooms at Hanlon Creek Park, which will be built in spring 2021. Continue reading New splash pad and washrooms at Hanlon Creek Park will use 100 per cent renewable energy


It’s a green light for new central library, South End Community Centre

October 7, 2020

Continue reading It’s a green light for new central library, South End Community Centre


City hires architect for South End Community Centre detailed design

November 15, 2017

Continue reading City hires architect for South End Community Centre detailed design


Natural outdoor ice rinks

January 18, 2016

Community ice rinks are maintained by neighbourhood volunteers. You are invited to share the use of these unsupervised ice rinks. Continue reading Natural outdoor ice rinks