Posted on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 02:54 PM
Starting July 5, the City of Stratford will be offering Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross lifesaving swim courses at the Stratford Lions Pool, designed for pre-teens interested in eventually becoming Lifeguards and Swim Instructors. Both Medallion and Cross awards deliver high-performance training where students learn to respond to increasingly complex emergency situations on land and in water.
“Teamwork is emphasized, and the Bronze programs are pre-requisites for all advanced training programs...
Posted on Monday, June 14, 2021 03:56 PM
The Stratford Lions Pool will open Wednesday, June 16, under Step 1 of Ontario’s Roadmap to Reopen.
The public swim program will include reservable lengths, AquaPods, water fitness classes, family swims and open swims.
Online reservations for swimming started June 1 at www.stratfordrecreation.ca, and a new batch of scheduled swims will be added this week. Admission rates are $15 per AquaPod private rental, $12 per family and $3 per single admission. As participation in all programs...
Posted on Monday, May 17, 2021 09:20 AM
The City of Stratford would like to remind residents not to leave sports equipment in the road allowance when not in use.
Things like portable basketball nets or hockey nets left unattended on or near the road (within one metre of the curb) can become a safety hazard for motorists or pedestrians, and may interfere with City street sweeping and waste collection vehicles.
Thanks for your help in keeping our streets safe for everyone.
Posted on Friday, May 07, 2021 10:52 AM
The Heritage Stratford Advisory Committee is looking for a few good stories.
As part of its Blue Plaque program, the committee is once again looking to recognize specific Stratford properties with ties to a significant historical figure or event.
For this year’s call for nominations, Heritage Stratford is launching Tell Us Your Story, which encourages people to share the story of a significant person or event, and its connection to a place in the city.
Stratford’s first Blue Plaque was installed...
Posted on Thursday, April 29, 2021 02:50 PM
The City of Stratford is planning to offer 9 weeks of summer day camps, starting July 5 and operating through to September 3.
These camps will be hosted out of two locations – the Stratford Rotary Complex for ages 4-6, and the Burnside Agriplex for ages 7-13.
Each weekly camp will welcome a maximum of 15 campers.
To protect the health and safety of campers and staff, COVID-19 protocols will be in effect, including an emphasis on: