News & Notices

Snowmobile Safety
Snowmobiling on Collingwood Trails & Roads
January 22, 2020
Parks, Recreation, & Culture

In the Town of Collingwood, snowmobiles are permitted on specific identified trails expressly for the purpose of accessing Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) trails out of town under Bylaw 2015-095. Trails not identified for snowmobile use under the Bylaw are prohibited from use by snowmobile drivers. The OPP will enforce the Town Bylaw with substantial fines for offenders.

Hydrant Snow
Help Keep Hydrants Clear of Snow
January 22, 2020
Public Works

The Town of Collingwood would like to remind its residents to help keep hydrants clear of ice and snow. In case of an emergency, every second matters and you can help by keeping the area around hydrants clear and easy to access (about a 1 metre radius around the hydrant). 

Strategic Plan
Open House: Community Based Strategic Plan Refresh – Thursday, January 23
January 21, 2020
Corporate Service

Community members and families are invited to join the conversation at the public Open House and on Engage Collingwood

PROCLAMATION - Crime Stoppers Month
January 21, 2020

Mayor Saunderson proclaims January 2020 as “Crime Stoppers Month” in the Town of Collingwood.

Snow Carving
Enjoy Pro Snow Carving at the Art of Winter Festival
January 20, 2020

Winter happens in Collingwood and embracing it is a Collingwood art form. Join friends and family at Central from Friday, January 24 to Sunday, January 26 when Collingwood turns into a snowy canvas for creativity, activity and connectivity. Central Park and the Collingwood Trails Network play host to daytime fun and nighttime magic including professional snow carving, children’s games, snowshoe treks, Rock the Rink moonlit skate, and Watchful Eyes flashlight-powered scavenger hunt.

Art Committee
Town of Collingwood issues a Call to Artists for a new mural
January 20, 2020
Parks, Recreation, & Culture

The Town of Collingwood is inviting artists and artist collectives to submit their application for the design and execution of a site-specific, outdoor mural for the east facing wall of the Shipyards Medical Building at 28 Huron Street. A volunteer Public Art Committee of Collingwood residents established the process and concept for the artwork based on the Town’s public art policies and procedures. They are looking for the artwork to create excitement and interest in the community, enhance the space, and reflect a contemporary aesthetic of a vibrant and dynamic Collingwood.

Transit Bus
NOTICE - Transit Delays on Thursday, January 16
January 16, 2020

Please take notice that Bus Transit in Collingwood will be delayed by up to 30 minutes throughout the day on Thursday, January 16 due to weather conditions. Riders should expect 30 minute delays. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Water Rates
Water and Wastewater Rate Study
January 15, 2020
Public Works

The Town of Collingwood is undergoing a review of its water and wastewater user rates. The purpose is to evaluate and gather the appropriate data to provide an updated rate structure that will support the needs of the community. Water and wastewater are self-funded utilities, meaning that they are non-tax supported operations. While it seems freshwater is plentiful in our municipality, we still must be financially and environmentally responsible water users and not take our freshwater asset (The Georgian Bay) for granted.

Central Park Arena
NOTICE - Temporary Service Disruption at the Central Park Arena
January 14, 2020
Parks, Recreation, & Culture

Please take notice that ALL regular programming (public skating, shinny programs, etc) at the Central Park Arena and the Outdoor Rink will be cancelled on Friday, January 17 and Saturday, January 18 due to the Rotary Club's annual Fours Hockey Tournament.

NOTICE - Temporary Service Disruption at the Aquatic Centre
January 14, 2020
Parks, Recreation, & Culture

Please take notice that the Centennial Aquatic Centre will be closed from Saturday, January 18 at 12:00 PM to Monday, January 20 at 7:30 AM due to scheduled maintenance. Lessons scheduled for the morning of Saturday, January 18 will continue as scheduled. The Aquatic Centre will close at Noon. Thank you for your patience and understanding.