News & Notices
Collingwood is surrounded by beautiful coastline, forests, escarpment, and farmland. Wildlife, including coyotes, live in the region. Homeowners can take preventative steps to ensure coyotes aren’t attracted to their property and to keep their pets safe.
Please take notice of the updated schedule for the Centennial Aquatic Centre.
- Tuesday, February 11 - Strike Swim from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
- Friday, February 14 - Centennial Aquatic Centre will be closed to the public from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
- Monday, February 17 - Family Day Holiday Schedule in effect.
Officers conducted RIDE initiatives on several trails in Collingwood and The Blue Mountains ensuring that those out on their sleds were sober and licenced to operate their snowmobiles as well as having valid insurance and registration. During those patrols officers issued five speeding tickets, one of which was for speeding at 80 km/h in a posted 20 km/h zone on a shared trail utilized by hikers and some walking their dogs and with residences in close proximity.
Have you ever wanted to be a part of making Collingwood such a great place to Live, Work, and Play? You can help your community by applying to volunteer on one of the following committees by Monday, March 9:
- Accessibility Advisory Committee
- Collingwood Heritage Committee
- Museum Advisory Committee
- Active Transportation Committee (pending)
At the Central Park Arena, there will be Strike Shinny Hockey for Elementary School aged kids on Tuesday, February 11 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM. Admission for Shinny is $5 per person and full equipment is required.
Please take notice that in recent weeks we have experienced technical issues with our Council & Committee Meeting livestreams on Youtube. These issues are now resolved, please continue to tune in on Youtube. Videos of meetings held on Mon Feb 3, Mon Jan 27, and Mon Jan 20 can be viewed online at Rogers TV:
With the research, consultation, and design aspects now complete, the Town is looking forward to moving onto construction of the Awen' Waterplay. Effectively this has two projects occurring at the same time: site servicing, which includes bringing water, wastewater, electrical, from the area of Cedar and Oak Streets, PLUS, establishing grading, earthworks, and water play and collection spaces, constructing the water play infrastructure, installing a control room, washrooms, an outdoor change room, and an outdoor seating space.
This month’s Featured Artist is painter Alison Boyack who uses the intricacies of pattern, colour, and light found in nature to invoke her expressive landscapes. See Alison’s work at the Tremont Hall Gallery, 80 Simcoe Street, until March 3 or visit her studio at 65 Simcoe Street.
Celebrating and honouring the achievements and contributions of Black Canadians in shaping Canada’s rich cultural heritage and identity.
Inspiration and Advocacy showcased with Panel Discussion, Flag Raising Ceremony, and Community Social