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Invitation to mark National Day for Truth and Reconciliation at Spencer Smith Park

Posted on Thursday, August 11, 2022 09:30 AM

City of Burlington inviting community groups and local Indigenous communities to mark National Day for Truth and Reconciliation at Spencer Smith Park


Burlington, Ont.— Aug. 11, 2022— The City of Burlington is extending an open invitation to all residents and Indigenous people of Burlington and Halton to come to Spencer Smith Park on Sept. 30, 2022, between 4 and 7 p.m. to mark the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The City will provide free space within the park for groups to set up their own displays, interactive events, or information booths.

Everyone is encouraged to come to the park to learn, honour and participate in National Day for Truth and Reconciliation events and displays.

Groups wanting to participate can register by contacting the Festivals and Events office at festivalsandevents@burlington.ca. There is no cost for groups hosting an event or display and there is no cost for people to attend.

Details for participating groups:

  • Set-up time: 2 to 4 p.m.
  • Event time: 4...

It’s easy to connect with the City of Burlington - choose the option that works best for you

The City of Burlington is ready to help: Choose the option that works best for you

Posted on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 06:45 AM

Burlington, Ont.—July 12, 2022— It’s easy to connect with the City of Burlington. Whatever City service you are looking for, we are ready to help you. Connect with us online and virtually, via email, by phone and in-person. Choose the option that works best for you. Book appointments that suit your schedule.

Here’s how to connect with us

Phone
Call Service Burlington at 905-335-7777 Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Email
Send us an email at city@burlington.ca.

Visit
You can visit Service Burlington in its temporary location on the third floor of 390 Brant St., beside City Hall. Enter from Elgin Street. Some in-person services such as marriage licences and commissioning require an appointment. Visit burlington.ca or call 905-335-7777 to arrange a time. 

Additionally, the Burlington Bus Terminal at 430 John St. and City recreation facilities are also available for in-person help.

Virtual
You can connect with us virtually via Microsoft Teams. Call 905-335-7777 to set up a time.

Online
Visit...

Aldershot Pool Closure

Posted on Thursday, August 11, 2022 11:00 AM

Halton District School Board have notified us of an asphalt replacement project which will impact Aldershot Pool and the parking areas. To ensure public safety, Aldershot Pool and parking areas will be temporarily closed to the public. Tentative project dates are from Aug. 22 until Sept. 2; however, this is dependent on the school board’s completion of the project. Our other indoor pools as well as our outdoor pools are open as usual. www.burlington.ca/recreation.

Those who have registered for Learn to Swim programming at Aldershot during the closure will be contacted by Customer Service staff to discuss options.

SNAP camp will be moving to Aldershot arena.

Registration for fall recreation programs opens Aug. 20

Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 09:30 AM

The City of Burlington’s fall recreation programs will open for online registration on Saturday, Aug. 20. Adult program registration begins at 9 a.m. and swimming and youth program registrations begin at 11 a.m.

All programs are currently available for viewing online at burlington.ca/recreation.

Adult programs include sports, games, fitness, craft and art activities, social events, discussion and learning options and more for adults of all ages and skill levels. In-person and virtual courses are offered.

Aquatics offers a variety of programs to keep you and your family active, including youth, adult and private swim lessons, leadership courses and more. Join in the fun and sign up for preschool, school age, youth, or leadership programs.  

Meet new friends, stay active or learn something new at student theatre, the music centre, or one of our other recreation facilities. If you are looking for something fun to do during school breaks, PA Day programming, and winter break camps are...

Burlington Public Library, Central location

Heat Warning - Cooling Centres open Aug. 6

Posted on Friday, August 05, 2022 01:58 PM

A heat warning has been issued by Halton Region beginning Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022.

When a heat warning is issued by Halton Region, residents can stay cool at all open Burlington Public Library branches.

Heat warnings are issued by Halton Region when temperatures are expected to be at least 31°C and overnight temperatures are above 20°C for at least 3 days or humidex is at least 40 for at least 2 days.

Cooling Centre information: Where to go in Burlington

Aldershot Branch

550 Plains Rd. E.
905-333-9995

Alton Branch

3040 Tim Dobbie Dr.
905-634-3686

Brant Hills Branch

2255 Brant St.
905-335-2209

Central Branch

2331 New St.
905-639-3611

Kilbride Branch

6611 Panton St. Kilbride
905-335-4011

New Appleby Branch

676 Appleby Line
905-639-6373

Tansley Woods Branch

1996 Itabashi Way
905-336-5583

Learn more at burlington.ca/heat or bpl.on.ca/heat.