Celebrate Canada Day at the ROC

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Summer is here and that means it’s time to celebrate Canada Day. The Town of Georgina’s event takes place July 1 at the ROC from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m., ending with a fireworks finale. It will be a fun day full of exciting festivities for the whole family. Enjoy live entertainment, children’s activities, inflatables, food and more. The opening ceremonies take place at the ROC Chalet main stage at 2 p.m. with the Royal Canadian Legion and Georgina’s own Brigitte Wickens singing the national anthem. Visit georgina.ca/events for more information.

The long weekend also means holiday closures. The Georgina Civic Centre and most Town facilities will be closed on Monday, July 1, reopening for regular business hours on Tuesday, July 2. This includes:

  • Georgina Animal Shelter and Adoption Centre
  • Georgina Gym
  • Georgina lce Palace
  • Georgina Leisure Pool
  • Georgina Public Library – all three branches
  • Stephen Leacock Theatre/Club 55
  • Sutton Arena
  • The Link *Link tenant office hours may vary

Waste collection information

There will be no waste, recycling or green bin collection on Monday, July 1. Waste collection will be one day later for the rest of the week, starting on Tuesday, July 2. Check the waste calendar or free Recycle Coach app for more information about garbage, recycling and more.

Don’t forget your permit!

Residents are reminded they are only allowed to set off fireworks without a licence on Victoria Day and Canada Day, as well as the day before and after each of these holidays. To set off fireworks on any other day, a licence is required. Licences can be picked up at the Civic Centre or by calling 905-476-4301 to request an emailed application. Applications must be submitted in person. There is a $25 fee.

Visit georgina.ca for more information on Town services and programs, and a full listing of closures.