Parks

Adapted from City of Burlington press release – Enjoy winter fun at neighbourhood parks and toboggan hills across the city, including Central Park. There is also public skating downtown on the waterfront at the Rotary Pond. Neighbourhood Rinks The Neighbourhood Rink program encourages neighbours to come together to maintain a natural outdoor ice rink in …

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Playground upgrades are underway at multiple sites across Burlington including: Berwick Green Park Clarksdale Park & Public School Frontenac Public School Iroquois Park Irving Parkette Kerncliff Park King’s Road Public School Palmer Park Pathfinder Park Pauline Johnson Public School Ryerson Park and Public School Sheldon Park Tecumseh Park and Public School Doug Wright Park Playground …

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Following extensive community consultation, Kilbride Park is the proposed location for a medium sized skate park. A group of students came to council last year to ask for a skate park in their area. The design will be similar to Nelson Park’s skate feature. Three locations were considered – two in Kilbride Park and one …

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Residents will soon notice work taking place in Spencer Smith Park along sections of the promenade. The work is funded in part by Canada 150 Funding and must be complete by March 31, 2018. Details are below. Background: The Burlington Beach Regional Waterfront Park Master Plan, which includes both Spencer Smith and Beachway Parks, was …

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City staff has closed the ice rink at Discovery Landing in Spencer Smith Park for the remainder of the season. The unseasonably mild temperatures have made it difficult to maintain proper ice conditions. Staff will now begin preparations to transform the rink back to a reflective pond. Quick Facts Number of people who used Rotary …

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Work is currently underway around the gazebo in Spencer Smith Park and the gazebo was recently removed. The work includes an upgraded gazebo at a new location; hard surfaced walkway, pedestrian lighting and benches; tree and perennial planting; grading and drainage improvements. Construction will continue until spring 2017. For more information and to view a …

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From Association of Municipalities of Ontario press release June 9, 2016 – Members’ Legislative Update The Ontario Legislature rose June 9 and will resume on September 12th, 2016. A number of bills of interest to municipal governments were debated in this session, and are outlined below. Bill 181, Municipal Elections Modernization Act – carried in Third Reading …

Province bans union/corporate donations to elections; trails Act; payday loans regs; cap & trade; affordable housing; & more bills Read More »