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Splash Pads Open for the 2022 Season

Posted on Monday, May 30, 2022 12:48 PM

Have you heard the news? Four of our splash pads are open today! Staff have been working hard to get these open for your enjoyment. For a list of splash pad locations visit

Our recreation centres are also open for you to cool off and take a break from the heat.


Yard Waste pick up will continue on Saturday, May 28

Posted on Friday, May 27, 2022 03:16 PM

Due to the large volume of yard waste being placed to the curb from last week’s storm, GFL was unable to complete all routes. Please leave your yard waste at the curb and GFL will collect the missed areas on Saturday, May 28.

We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Aurora Introduces New Recreation Pass Validation System

Posted on Friday, May 27, 2022 12:01 PM

Customers can obtain a new key tag starting June 1

The Town of Aurora is launching a new Recreation Pass Validation System as of June 1, 2022. This new pass will offer a more seamless and streamlined purchasing and check-in process for facility users at both the Aurora Family Leisure Complex (AFLC) and the Stronach Aurora Recreation Centre (SARC). Customers no longer need to worry about losing their drop-in tickets or forgetting their recreation membership card.

The implementation of this system...

Missed Yard Waste Collection

Posted on Thursday, May 26, 2022 08:50 AM

Due to the large volume of yard waste being placed to the curb from last week’s storm, the following area’s yard waste was not picked up on Wednesday, May 25.

  • Golf Links/Murray area
  • Cranberry Lane

Trucks will be by first thing this morning to pick up the yard waste. 

We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Highlights of the Meeting of Council on Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Posted on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 10:48 AM

Train Whistle Cessation Program Assessment Update

Council approved the addition of a capital project in 2023 for detailed design and peer review of a level crossing at St. John’s sideroad along with a request to York Region to implement a 24-hour train whistle cessation for that crossing on the Barrie GO Line. Council also approved a recommendation to request York Region allocate $1,000,000 in their 2023 budget to implement the necessary crossing upgrades for anti-whistling. Additionally, Council...