Our Operational Services

  • Parks design, construction and maintenance
  • Pedestrian trails
  • Sports field design, construction and maintenance (baseball, soccer and artificial turf)
  • Hard surface/court design, construction and maintenance (basketball and tennis)
  • Playground construction and maintenance
  • Natural Heritage Area protection
  • Greenhouse and beautification program
  • Winter road, parking lot, sidewalk and pathway maintenance
  • Road and boulevard maintenance
  • Traffic management programs
  • Water distribution and sanitary sewer collection 
  • Solid waste management
  • Snow disposal
  • Facility design, construction, maintenance and operations 
  • Fleet procurement, maintenance and disposal
  • Emergency management and operations

Value for our Community: Quality of Life and Safety for Our Residents and Visitors

  • 25 km of trails
  • 700 acres of parks and open spaces
  • 35 parks
  • 404 km of paved lanes and 182 km of sidewalks
  • 17 baseball diamonds
  • 29 soccer fields
  • 11 tennis courts
  • 35 playground structures
  • Safe, clean water tested 17 times per week, 884 times per year
  • Over 500,000 sq. ft. of facility space including five arenas, pools, Seniors' Centre, Town Hall, cultural centre, community theatre, meeting spaces, library, fire halls and operations centre

Targeting LEED Gold Certification


On October 23, 2012, Town of Aurora Mayor and Council approved commencing  the design of the Joint Operations Centre targeting a LEED Gold Certification.  The Joint Operations Centre project will be the first building of its kind in The Town of Aurora's history.

 The new Aurora Joint Operations Centre will include the following green design considerations to create a healthy and efficient working environment while decreasing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Locally-sourced products and natural materials
  • Low-volatile organic compound (VOC) products
  • Installation of solar panels
  • Green houses to grow plant materials for use within Town
  • Rain water harvesting used in green houses and for vehicle and equipment wash bay
  • Green roofs
  • White roofs reducing heat retention and the "heat island" effect
  • Windows to capture natural light and provide views to natural spaces
  • Operable windows for fresh air
  • Interior and exterior LED lighting systems
  • Water conservation low-flow hands-free plumbing fixtures
  • Tree harvesting
  • High efficiency heating and cooling systems
  • Fresh air ventilation systems
  • Building automation and control system
  • Motion sensor lighting control
  • Drought resistant plantings
  • Pervious concrete drainage systems to control storm water
  • Carpool designated parking
  • Electronic vehicle charging stations

 Joint Operations Centre rendering of building


First Monday of every month at 3 p.m. 

Monthly tours of the  JOC are offered highlighting the building's features that were incorporated into the design, construction, and operation of the building in order to reduce negative environmental impacts, promote occupant comfort and productivity, and reduce operating and maintenance costs. 

To book a tour please contact Facilities Management at (905) 727-3123 ext. 3448

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