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Oct 7

Customer service will not be available on Monday, Oct. 12 due to the Thanksgiving holiday. All Town facilities will be closed that day.

For after-hours emergencies about animal control, roads, water or wastewater, call 905-476-4301 and follow the prompts.

Waste and recycling collection will move one day later for that week. If your garbage is normally picked up on Monday, it will move to Tuesday. Visit georgina.ca/WasteandRecycling to view the calendar.

Sep 29

The Town of Georgina is preparing a Waterfront Parks Master Plan to establish a vision and framework for implementation and direction for operations and management for Georgina’s waterfront parks. The plan is being done in three parts. The first part focuses on parks along the south shore of Lake Simcoe – Willow Beach Park, Franklin Beach Conservation Area, De La Salle Beach Park, Jackson’s Point Harbour Marina, Malone Wharf and Bonnie Park, Holmes Point Park, and, Mossington Wharf and the Black River to Sutton.

Sep 28

Did you know Sutton is getting a new park? Julia Munro Park is located on Timberbank Square within the Lakeside Meadows subdivision in Sutton.

Council has approved the award of construction contract for the new park. We need your input to determine the importance of permanent washrooms in this park and future community park projects. As well, we’re asking you to consider the impact of future operating costs such as security and cleaning, if permanent washrooms are included.

Sep 25

Mayor Margaret Quirk and Dr. Karim Kurji, medical officer of health for York Region, will answer questions and discuss the latest updates on COVID-19 on Thursday, Oct. 1 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Get information on a variety of topics including masks, testing, the second wave and back to school.  

Submit your questions for Dr. Kurji in advance to communications@georgina.ca by end of day Sept. 29. RSVP to the event at facebook.com/TownofGeorgina for the live stream.

Sep 18

A water meter replacement program is taking place in south Keswick starting the last week of September. The 350 affected homes will be notified by the Town.

These meters have reached the end of their lifecycle and a mandatory replacement is required. The Town is working with Neptune Technology Group to complete the replacements and these staff will be carrying photo ID badges.

Sep 16

The Georgina Gym is reopening to the public on Sept. 21. New safety procedures and protocols on how the facility operates have been put in place. Visitors planning a trip are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the new protocols as the rules have changed, and will be enforced.

How to register for all activities:

Visit the online registration system at georgina.ca/recreation. Recreation programs will be open for registration at least one week prior to their start date.

Sep 15

The end of summer is almost here. With that, the Town splash pads at Whipper Watson Park, the ROC and Constable Garrett Styles Park in Simcoe Landing will be closing the week of Sept. 21.

We hope you enjoyed the season.

Sep 15

The Georgina Leisure Pool is reopening to the public on Sept. 21. New safety procedures and protocols on how the facility operates have been put in place. Visitors planning a trip are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the new protocols as the rules have changed, and will be enforced.

Private swim lessons will be available, with more classes being added soon.

How to register for drop-in programs:

Sep 9

The Town of Georgina will lower its flags to honour former Councillor Bruce Welch, who passed away last week at the age of 92. He served on Georgina Council from 1971 to 1978 and was also on the Council for the Township of North Gwillimbury in the late 1960’s.

A local businessman, longtime member of the Keswick Optimist Club and avid sportsman, a grandfather and great-grandfather, he will be missed by everyone.

Town Council and staff extend condolences to his family, friends and colleagues.

Sep 8

Continuing with its phased and responsible approach, the Town of Georgina is announcing the reopening of some additional amenities and facilities. These include the Georgina Leisure Pool, Georgina Ice Palace and all three branches of Georgina Public Library. Town facilities were closed to the public in March to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

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