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    FALL 2016 / WINTER 2017 Leisure Guide Community Services "WINTER IN PORT COLBORNE" SUBMITTED BY GRIZ WITLIB www.portcolborne.ca /cityofportcolborne @portcolborne @cityofportcolborne Recreation & Leisure • Arts & Culture • Festivals & Events

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    AD{TS4737307} 6788 Thorold Stone Road, Niagara Falls 289-296-8225 www.catskitchenandbar.com EAT, DRINK & BE MERRY! WHERE LOCALS GO TO EAT & LISTEN TO LIVE MUSIC OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 11:30AM - 11PM 2 For facility rentals or to register for programs visit www.portcolborne.ca

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    Let’s TABLE OF CONTENTS Welcome Message from the Mayor......................................4 Members of Council.............................................4 Municipal Information Community Services............................................5 Online PORT.........................................................6 Facility Rentals.....................................................8 Open Air Parks & Playing Fields............................9 Vale Health & Wellness Centre............................10 Program Registration Form.......................... 43-44 Recreation and Leisure Opportunities PAYP Recreation Programming Schedule...........12 2016/2017 Dates to Remember.........................13 Recreational Programs & Classes 2016......... 14-22 YMCA........................................................... 24-25 Trails & Cycling...................................................28 Golf Courses.......................................................29 Sugarloaf Marina...............................................30 Public Library.....................................................32 Senior Citizen Advisory Council..........................33 Older Adult Programs.........................................33 Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council..........................34 Algoport Skate & BMX Park................................35 Festivals and Events City Events.........................................................36 Volunteers..........................................................37 Arts & Culture Historical & Marine Museum........................ 38-39 The Roselawn Centre..........................................40 Community Contacts Community Map.......................................... 26-27 Groups and Organizations..................................42 Community Bus Routes......................................45 www.portcolborne.ca For facility rentals or to register for programs visit 3

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    WELCOME Mayor’s Greeting Located on Niagara’s South Coast, the City of Port Colborne offers our residents, businesses and visitors a dynamic environment and lifestyle. We are proud of our team which includes many volunteers who work hard to ensure that we offer an exciting festival and entertainment scene, arts and culture, including live theatre. We enjoy great food and unique shopping districts steps from the historic Welland Canal. We are a community that offers programming for all ages at our many state of the art facilities, restful parks, kilometres of scenic recreation trails and world class waterfront – a community working together to contribute to the overall Niagara experience. We are the City of Port Colborne – a city that encourages a fun, active and healthy quality of life for the entire family. Mayor John Maloney www.portcolborne.ca From left: Councillor John Mayne, Councillor Yvon Doucet, Councillor Barbara Butters, Councillor Frank Danch, Councillor Bea Kenny, Councillor Ron Bodner, Councillor Angie Desmarais, Councillor Dave Elliott, and Mayor John Maloney “at the wheel” 4 For facility rentals or to register for programs visit www.portcolborne.ca

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    Community Services Mission: Our aim is to provide citizens the opportunities to lead active and healthy lifestyles by serving the community through the delivery of quality recreation, parks and culture programs including the city’s festivals and events, recreation and sports facilities. LET’S GET OUT AND ! Community Services hours of operation: Monday to Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Roselawn Centre - 296 Fielden Avenue Port Colborne, ON L3K 4T6 Tel: 905-835-2900 Fax: 905-834-2072 communityservices@portcolborne.ca ‘Let Us Know’ What are your thoughts, concerns or ideas about Community Services and the related services provided by the division? We value your input and will take the necessary steps within available resources to correct, rectify or implement. Submit via fax, e-mail or in person as indicated below: MUNICIPAL INFORMATION Harry S. Hakim, BPHE, MCMM Manager of Community Services ext. 531 Raquel Leger Administrative Assistant to the Manager of Community Services ext. 532 Michelle Cuthbert Marketing, Customer Relations & Communications Coordinator ext. 540 Gina Murdoch Events Coordinator Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council & Senior Citizen Advisory Council Liaison ext. 534 Bryan Theal Events & Seasonal Sports Coordinator Vale Health & Wellness Centre ext. 535 Jennifer Bowman Recreation Program & Volunteer Coordinator Vale Health & Wellness Centre ext. 538 Terry Shaubel Box Office & Reception Roselawn Centre ext. 564 Mark Minor Marina Supervisor Sugarloaf Marina ext. 856 Chris Larocque Marina Coordinator Sugarloaf Marina ext. 856 Blair Holinaty Nickel Beach Supervisor (April - September) ext. 541 CITY HALL, 66 Charlotte Street, City Departments Mayor’s Office ................................................................................................................................................................................905-835-2900 ext. 301 CAO’s Office ...................................................................................................................................................................................905-835-2900 ext. 308 Engineering & Operations Department .........................................................................................................................................905-835-2900 ext. 219 Planning & Development Department ..........................................................................................................................................905-835-2900 ext. 501 Corporate Services Division ...........................................................................................................................................................905-835-2900 ext. 107 Economic Development, Tourism & Marketing Division..................................................................................................................905-835-2900 ext. 501 Public Works and Parks Division.....................................................................................................................................................905-835-5079 Fire Department.............................................................................................................................................................................905-834-4512 Building & By-Law Division............................................................................................................................................................905-835-2900 ext. 229 www.portcolborne.ca For facility rentals or to register for programs visit 5

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    MUNICICAPAL INFORMATION Online Services - Let’s ! Registration begins August 25, 2016 , an online recreation system, will allow you to register for a variety of recreation programs, reserve facilities, including ice time at the Vale Health & Wellness Centre, pavilions at local parks, baseball/softball diamonds and/or soccer pitches, or view Pay As You Play (PAYP) Calendars from the comfort of your own home, so let’s ! What will I need get connected? • Internet Connection • OnlinePORT Account Login and Password • Visa or Mastercard Please Note: to create an account for a child or spouse, you first need to create a personal account. Once you receive email confirmation you can then add a child or spouse. If you have not received a confirmation email, please check your junk mail. Register for Lessons or Reserve Facilities in Person Visit a Community Services Location Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Registration Form available on page 43 Community Services Administration Office 296 Fielden Avenue, Port Colborne L3K 4T6 Vale Health & Wellness Centre 550 Elizabeth Street, Port Colborne L3K 2B6 *After hours drop box available To create a new online account: • Visit at www.portcolborne.ca • Click the button – located at the top right corner • Click “Create Account” and complete online form • Within 24 hours your Login ID and password will be sent via email. Payments can be made by either VISA, Mastercard, cheque, debit or cash. Cheques must be made payable to the City of Port Colborne. Why use ? 24 hrs Convenient The flexibility to register and pay at your convenience, anytime, from anywhere. Saves Time In less than five minutes, you can set up your account and enroll for your program. Environment You don’t have to burn gas to drive over and register in person, and it saves paper. 6 For facility rentals or to register for programs visit www.portcolborne.ca

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    AD{TS4725202} 105th CELEBRATING OVER 100 YEARS 1911-2016 Our family... serving your family NIAGARA’S ONLY Offering Great Value & Selection On Name Brands • BUHLER • BEST CHAIR • DECOR REST • LEATHER-CRAFT • LA-Z-BOY • SUPERSTYLE • MAGNUSSEN • VOKES • CANADEL • KINGSDOWN MATTRESSES Over 150 Units On Display Many more available for immediate delivery! Delivery Available www.lampmanfurniture.com 728 Canboro Rd., Fenwick, Ontario • 905-892-4701 • 1-800-892-4702 Store Hours: Mon. & Tues. 9 to 6 • Wed. & Sat. 9 to 5 • Thurs. & Fri. 9 to 9 • Sun. 12 to 4 p.m. LAMPMAN FUNERAL HOME 724 Canboro Rd., Fenwick • 905-892-4701 Directors: Irvine Muir & Terry Mikolasek www.portcolborne.ca For facility rentals or to register for programs visit 7

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    MUNICICAPAL INFORMATION 8 Facility Rentals Parks & Pavilions Availability: May 15 – Labour Day Labour Day – Thanksgiving 8:00 am - 9:00 pm 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Daily Park Rental Fees (incl. HST) Park Reservation $78.55 Large Pavilion Reservation $37.30 Small Pavilion Reservation $31.98 Hydro $5.32 / booking Additional Picnic Tables $2.66* each Tennis Courts (private booking) - $4.20/court/hour** Volleyball Courts (beach – private booking) - *Subject to availability within park ** Centennial Park only ***Rates subject to changes and modifications $10.45/court/hour** Lock 8 Gateway Park Located at Main Street West, overlooking the Welland Canal and one of the world’s longest locks. Features: large pavilion, picnic tables, playground, viewing platform with fountain, hydro, washrooms and home of the Algoport Skate & BMX Park. Centennial Park Located on Vimy Road at the southern end of Cedar Bay Road, off Highway #3 on the east side of the canal. Features: Cedar Bay-Centennial Beach, 2 large pavilions (South pavilion (beach front) or North pavilion), picnic tables, playground, volleyball courts, tennis courts, horse corral, hydro and washrooms. H.H. Knoll Lakeview Park Located downtown at Sugarloaf Street and Elm Street. H.H. Knoll Lakeview Park is the beginning of the Welland Canals Recreational Trail and site of numerous community events including Canada Day celebrations and Canal Days International Kite Flying Competition and Car Show. Features: 2 pavilions (1 large; 1 small – Mark Fairchild Memorial Bandshell), 3 sun shelters, Bandshell, picnic tables, Melissa’s Memorial Playground, Discovery Spray Pad, hydro and washrooms. Discovery Spray Pad - Hours of Operation June 1 – Mid June – Sat & Sun 10:00 am – 8:00 pm Mid June – Labour Day – Daily 10:00 am – 8:00 pm Labour Day – October 1 – Sat & Sun 10:00 am – 8:00 pm To reserve a park or pavilion visit , call Community Services at 905-835-2901 ext. 532 or email communityservices@portcolborne.ca. For facility rentals or to register for programs visit Playing Fields View availability for single games and tournaments at . All tournaments must be administered through the Community Services office by calling 905-835-2901 ext. 535 or email communityservices@portcolborne.ca. Rental Fees (incl. HST): Baseball/Softball Diamonds – Adult (per game (2 hours) – includes float) $75.35 Baseball/Softball Diamonds – Youth (per game (2 hours) – includes float) $24.65 Soccer Fields – Adult (per game – 2 hours) $58.65 Soccer Fields – Youth (per game – 2 hours) $7.90 Lighting $16.70 Field Lining – to be determined at time of booking *Rates subject to changes and modifications Park Baseball Softball Soccer T.A. Lannan Sports Complex 550 Elizabeth Street ✓3 (1 w/L) ✓5 (2 w/L) Rotary Complex 54 Westside Road ✓3 (1 w/L) ✓1 Vimy Park 670 Fielden Avenue ✓2 Lions Field 120 Killaly Street W ✓1 w/L Legend: w/L = with Lights Vale Health & Wellness Centre Golden Puck Community Room: Rental Fees (incl. HST): For Profit/Commercial Use Not-for-Profit/Community Group *Rates subject to changes and modifications $69.28/hour; $319.77/day $37.30/hour; $159.88/day Rink 1 and Rink 2 Ice Rentals Prime time- weekdays after 5:00pm and all day on weekends. Non-Prime- weekdays from 7:00am- 4:00pm Fees (incl. HST): Minor Hockey/Youth rental $141.34/hour Prime and $86.97 Non-Prime Adult rental $214.19/hour Prime and $152.21 Non-Prime Upper or Lower Lobby Fees (incl. HST): For Profit/Commercial Use $34.65/hour Not-for-Profit/Community Group $18.65/hour *Rates subject to changes and modifications For more details, visit , call Community Services at 905-835-2901 ext. 535 or email communityservices@portcolborne.ca. www.portcolborne.ca

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    Open Air Parks & Playgrounds Park Features Location Elm Street Naturalization Park 24 hectare leash-free dog park*; trails and paths Elm Street Rose Shymansky Memorial Park Picnic tables, playground First Avenue East Westdale Park Picnic tables, playground Merritt Parkway Reservoir Park Picnic tables, playground; soccer Fielden Avenue Hawthorne Heights Park Basketball, picnic tables, playground Park Lane Humberstone Shoe Park Picnic tables, playground George Street Library Park Picnic tables, playground Elgin Street Sunset Park Soccer (tots); picnic tables; playground Stanley Street King George Park Picnic tables Clarence Street West Vimy Park Washroom, picnic tables, playground, 2 softball Fielden Avenue Kinnear Park Picnic tables, sun shelter Fielden Avenue Maple Park Picnic tables Elgin Street Jacob E. Barrick Park Playground Hillcrest Road Seaway Park Picnic tables, sun shelter Welland Street East Village Community Park / Parc du Village Est / Picnic tables; playground; basketball court Fares Street Victoria Playground DeWitt Carter Playground Playground Fares Street Johnston Street Playground Picnic tables, playground Johnston St. Chestnut Playground Picnic tables, playground, basketball Chestnut Street Outdoor public places on municipal and regional properties are smoke-free under Regional By-law 112-2013 *Elm Street Naturalization Park - Dog Park Usage Guidelines: Use the leash-free area at your own risk. Failure to comply with the rules may result in the closure of the leash-free areas: • Up-to-date rabies and license tags required; • Leash your dog while entering and exiting - should be kept on a leash that is no longer than two metres when outside of the leash-free areas; • Keep your dog within sight and under verbal control; • Children under 16 years old must be supervised by an adult; • No glass containers, food or toys; • Clean up after your dog; • Do not allow your dog to chase wildlife; and • No puppies under four months old, female dogs in heat, sick dogs, aggressive dogs or dogs that require muzzling. Cenotaphs Village of Humberstone Cenotaph WWI, WWII and Korea (King George Park) Township of Humberstone Cenotaphs WWI, WWII and Korea (Centennial Park) City of Port Colborne Cenotaph WWI, WWII and Korea and Afghanistan (H.H. Knoll Lakeview Park) For more information about Open Air Parks & Playgrounds or Cenotaphs, call 905-835-5079. MUNICIPAL INFORMATION www.portcolborne.ca For facility rentals or to register for programs visit 9

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    NEWRECREATION & LEISURE OPPORTUNITIES Vale Health & Wellness Centre The Vale Health & Wellness Centre is a $32 million, state-of-the-art facility for sport, recreation, health, wellness, entertainment, and commerce – all under one roof - the first of its kind in the Niagara region. The 140,000 square foot venue includes two NHL-sized ice pads, a walking/jogging track for all season use, six outdoor bocce courts and, through partnership with the YMCA, an aquatic centre with lap and leisure pools, a gymnasium and fitness area. The facility is nestled within the T.A. Lannan Sports Complex that is home to five soccer fields, three baseball diamonds, a playground and recreation trails that connect with the Welland Canal Multi-Use Trails. Walking/Jogging Track: Approx. 5 Laps = 1KM Approx. 8 Laps = 1 Mile • Please note, the track will be closed to the public during ticketed events or City events Vale Health & Wellness Centre Fall/Winter Hours of Operation: Daily from 6:00 am - 11:00 pm (Excluding Statutory Holidays; subject to changes and modification) Subway restaurant and Goods Sports Excellence Pro Shop are additional amenities found within the Vale Health & Wellness Centre. 2016/17 Season- Hockey Tournaments: Sept 2 & 3, 2016 - Bauer Challenge Nov 26 & 27, 2016 - Golden Puck travel Dec 27, 28 & 29, 2016 and Jan 6 & 7, 2017 - Silverstick Jan 27, 28 & 29, 2017 - Molson’s Oldtimers Feb 10, 11 & 12, 2017 - Mayor’s Cup during Sportsfest Feb 24, 25 & 26, 2017 - Golden Puck house league *Dates subject to change and modification KidSport Niagara Funding available for children’s sports programs. Eligible families can apply by completing a grant application online at www.kidsportniagara.ca. ProKids Providing recreation and cultural opportunities for children 0-18 years. For more information and to register, For more information email Shari at shari@kidsportniagara.ca or call 905-984-6900 ext. 3797, 1-800-263-7215 call 905-708-7364. or email prokids@niagararegion.ca. Children’s Fitness Tax Credit (CFTC) has increased the maximum amount that may be claimed under the credit to $1,000 Outdoor public places on municipal and regional properties are smoke-free under Regional By-law 112-2013 10 For facility rentals or to register for programs visit www.portcolborne.ca

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