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Join Orangeville Recreation for Free Swim Activities at the new Alder Street Recreation Centre Pools

Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024 12:51 PM

Orangeville Recreation and the Town of Orangeville are excited to announce their free programming to welcome the community back to the Alder Street Recreation Centre Pools. Until the end of June, enjoy a variety of programs from Aquafit and Lane Swims, to public swims in both pools.

Want to participate? Here’s what you need to do:

Free Swim Programming Schedule at Alder Street...

Orangeville invites community input to guide local economic development

Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2024 09:31 AM

Now is the time to share your thoughts about economic development in Orangeville.

As part of its ongoing efforts to support our local business community, the Town of Orangeville is creating a new Economic Development and Culture Strategy.  Gathering input from residents, businesses, and other local stakeholders is an essential part of the project. Everyone is invited to participate and an online survey will make it easy to share your opinions.

This new community-based strategy will create a clear...

A new stainless steel lap pool -- located at the Alder Street Recreation Centre in Orangeville

Ready to make a splash: Alder Street Recreation Centre to welcome swimmers back

Posted on Monday, May 13, 2024 08:55 AM

After a much-anticipated wait, the Town of Orangeville is announcing the re-opening of the Alder Street Recreation Centre pools. Starting tomorrow, May 14, residents will have the chance to register for a mini-series of swimming lessons with free swims and programing starting later this month.

“I’m so excited to share the news that the Alder Street Recreation Centre pool is ready to welcome you back!” said Mayor Lisa Post. “We know it's been a long road to get here, and we’ve experienced some...

Author spotlight for Young Adult Fiction horror fans coming to Orangeville Public Library on May 17

Posted on Thursday, May 09, 2024 02:45 PM

Young Adult(YA) Fiction debut author Matteo L. Cerilli is set to host a special book talk at the Orangeville Public Library in celebration of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia. This special event, hosted in partnership with Dufferin Child and Family Services’ GLOW Youth Group, is geared for YA horror fans and centred on Cerilli’s debut book, ‘Lockjaw’.

A small-town ghost story, Lockjaw is set where monsters living and dead haunt the streets, the homes, and the...

The Town of Orangeville’s Water Meter Upgrade Program begins this summer

Posted on Wednesday, May 08, 2024 12:48 PM

As part of its ongoing efforts to improve infrastructure, provide reliable services to residents, and help with water conservation efforts, the Town of Orangeville will begin upgrading water meters in all buildings and residences this summer.

The program, which was announced in 2023, will see older models replaced or upgraded with newer technology that will eliminate the manual reading process.

“This is a big step forward in the way we provide services to our residents,” said Derek Currie, Manager,...

Mayor Lisa Post speaks to students at ODSS

Participation is necessary to make better communities

Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2024 04:34 PM

In 2023, Mayor Lisa Post established the quarterly Town Hall meetings, aiming to bridge the gap that often exists between a municipality and its residents through connection and productive conversations.

It’s more than just the Mayor and Town that are passionate about these meetings; residents who have attended have also spoken about wanting to see more of the community engaged and attending.

“It’s a wonderful vehicle for residents to understand what is going on in this community,” said Lisa...

Public Notice

Notice of Application and Public Meeting - Zoning By-law Amendment

Posted on Friday, April 26, 2024 11:26 AM

File No. OPZ-2023-01

The Town of Orangeville has received a complete application to amend the Official Plan and Zoning By-law for lands known municipally as 11A York Street, pursuant to Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990 and will hold a Public Meeting on:

Monday June 17, 2024, at 7pm
Council Chambers, Town Hall
87 Broadway Orangeville

Public Open House prior to the Public Meeting: An informal open house will be held in the Atrium outside the Council Chambers from 6 to 6:45pm prior to the...

The entrance of the Orangeville Public Library Mill Street Branch on Mill Street.

Helping youth lead purposeful, fulfilling lives: New club coming to Orangeville Public Library

Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2024 01:25 PM

The world is an interesting, ever-changing place that can be intimidating to navigate for youth as they grow. In partnership with the Puslinch Assembly of Bahai’s, the Orangeville Public Library (OPL) is excited to offer a new club for youth aged 7 to 14 to help develop the skills they need to become engaged citizens.

Meeting weekly, the Social Justice Club will empower like-minded youth to connect with one another by learning about different lived experiences and examining common goals and...

Nominations open for the Town of Orangeville’s 2024 Accessibility Champion Awards

Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 02:30 PM

Access Orangeville, a Town of Orangeville committee dedicated to facilitating accessibility for all residents and visitors, is accepting nominations for the 2024 Accessibility Champion Awards.

These awards recognize individuals, local businesses, or a community group who have demonstrated a passion for making the community more accessible by continually going above and beyond to achieve this goal.

“There are many champions in our community helping us remove barriers and provide accessible...

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Earth Day tree planting event will add trees and shrubs to Orangeville’s Mill Creek Trail

Posted on Tuesday, April 09, 2024 02:38 PM

Spring has sprung and that means it’s time to add more green to Orangeville’s growing tree canopy.

Join Sustainable Orangeville and Credit Valley Conservation for the Orangeville Earth Day Tree Planting to help plant trees and shrubs in our natural spaces.

“Planting trees is just one of the many ways we can give back to our community,” said Councillor Tess Prendergast, Chair of Sustainable Orangeville. “When we work together to enhance our green spaces, we bond over our community and create more...

Orangeville Residents to receive priority access to spring swimming lessons

Posted on Friday, April 05, 2024 01:53 PM

Spring swimming lesson registration is just around the corner in the Town of Orangeville. This season, the Town will be introducing a new format for swimming registrations, providing Orangeville residents with the opportunity to register one week in advance of those living outside of the community.  

Recreation programs in the Town of Orangeville have high attendance levels of both Town residents and those from surrounding communities. Currently, approximately 35 per cent of registrants come from...

Orangeville's Transit Hub with two shelters

Orangeville Transit to pause service April 8 during Solar Eclipse

Posted on Thursday, April 04, 2024 01:18 PM

On Monday, April 8, a solar eclipse will occur. Although the Town of Orangeville is not in the path of totality, we can expect to see approximately 98 to 99 per cent of the event.

We will be shutting down Orangeville Transit during the peak time of the eclipse for the safety of our drivers, passengers, and pedestrians who may be outside for the eclipse.

Here's what to expect:

• Transit Service will pause at 2:45 p.m. for approximately one hour.
• Each bus will complete its route leading them to the...