Posted on Thursday, July 09, 2020 04:30 PM
STRATFORD - The Stratford Lions Pool will open for the summer season on Friday morning. To meet current government regulations to stop the transmission and spread of germs (including COVID-19), a new summer swim program is being offered.
The swim schedule includes reservable lengths, private swim AquaPods for a maximum of 5 persons within the same social bubble, water fitness classes, and limited capacity open family swims.
The health and safety of patrons and staff is of utmost importance....
Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 04:02 PM
STRATFORD - The City of Stratford has received additional funding from the Province of Ontario toward the enhanced cleaning of Stratford Transit buses.
The provincial government is providing $15 million to municipalities across the province to support enhanced cleaning of their public transit systems and to help reduce the transmission of COVID-19.
The City of Stratford is eligible to receive an allocation of up to $19,267 to assist with the costs associated with enhanced cleaning.
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Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 01:12 PM
Effective July 5, 2020, Stratford Transit will move to an on-demand service on Sundays, which will replace the existing fixed-schedule Sunday service. On-demand will allow transit to meet the current needs of customers while routing vehicles only to requested stops. Customers will be able to schedule a ride based on their own timeframes and desired stops.
The hours of operation for Sunday On-Demand will be 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Reservations are now being accepted, and can be made in the following...
Posted on Friday, June 05, 2020 02:05 PM
Starting July 5, 2020, the City of Stratford will move to an on-demand system for its Sunday transit service.
“On-demand will allow our Sunday service to meet the current needs of our customers while routing vehicles only to requested stops,” said Stratford Transit Manager Michael Mousley. “Customers will be able to schedule a ride based on their own timeframes and desired stops, giving passengers more flexibility in getting to their destination.”
To start, Sunday On-Demand will deploy two buses,...
Posted on Wednesday, June 03, 2020 02:49 PM
To mark this year’s National Health and Fitness Day, an initiative to make Canada the Fittest Nation on Earth, the City of Stratford will host and join in activities to inspire and support all citizens in leading healthier, more active lives.
Recent Stats Canada data reveals only 54% of Canadians aged 12 and over are physically active in their leisure time.
“During the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s understood how challenging it can be to remain active,” said Mayor Dan Mathieson. “Everyone has had...