Parks & Trails

Trail from Ontario St to Grahams Lane Construction of the Ontario Street to Graham’s Lane Multi-Use Trail is scheduled to start in mid-September and will continue for approximately 3-4 months. The trail will be 4 meters wide and surfaced with asphalt paving. There will be benches, trash receptacles and vehicle access bollards where the path …

News briefs: Construction to start on trail from Ontario to Grahams Lane; pedestrian signal installed on Lakeshore at Paletta park; transit route changes start Sept. 2 Read More »

Updated Aug. 1, 2018: I’ve received numerous questions about tree removal in the forest north of the Rotary Youth Centre in Central Park off of Guelph Line. A press release with background on the tree removals is below. Recently, staff provided some additional information about tree removal in this area: “Trees that are a risk …

Partial trail closure in Central Park near the Rotary Club off Guelph Read More »

The City of Burlington is seeking public input on a revised option for redevelopment of the Waterfront Hotel Lands. On Thursday, Sept. 14, two community workshops took place at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre. At the workshops, participants shared their input on an “emerging preferred concept” for the Waterfront Hotel site. This concept had two …

NEW: Take city survey on concepts for Waterfront Hotel Lands by Dec. 5 Read More »

City of Burlington Press Release — The City of Burlington is encouraging neighbours to come together to maintain outdoor community ice rinks at their local parks this winter. Applications for the Neighbourhood Rink program are available now at www.burlington.ca/neighbourhoodrink. Applicants can choose from 12 city parks that have a dedicated water supply or another local park …

Apply now to run an outdoor neighbourhood ice rink Read More »

City parking lots on Brant and Elizabeth will be fully or partly closed this fall while construction of the second and third legs of the Elgin Promenade are underway. The promenade is an enhanced east/west pedestrian walkway through the downtown from Martha to Brant Street. The first leg was constructed through the Pearl Street Lot …

Parking closures start Sept. 5 to complete Elgin Promenade Read More »

The City of Burlington is building a new multi-use pathway in the downtown which will ultimately connect the Centennial Multi-Use Pathway to Brant Street. This pedestrian facility will accommodate both people and cyclists safely and provide access to adjacent walkways, shops and restaurants along its length. Paving materials, textures, urban trees, shade structures and site …

Elgin promenade public meeting May 16, 7:30pm, AGB Read More »