Posted on Friday, March 20, 2020 01:45 PM
As City facilities remain closed to the public, and residents continue to do their part in the ongoing effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, registration for spring programs is postponed indefinitely.
Online resident registration was originally set to begin March 24, and in person registrations set to start on March 25. The City has decided to postpone these dates, as Community, Recreation and Culture staff move to reschedule programming in light of ongoing facility closures.
“We take great pride...
Posted on Friday, March 20, 2020 12:30 PM
The City of St. Catharines is introducing a payment grace period to support residents and businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The City has also suspended payment for parking on street, and in municipal lots.
The grace period for payment – which runs until June 30 – means late fees and interest penalties will not be applied to water and tax payments, as well as accounts receivables. Water bills continue to be issued across the City as scheduled.
The City has also suspended all water disconnections...
Posted on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 02:45 PM
The City of St. Catharines is inviting residents to make a splash in the future of aquatics facilities and programming by adding their voice to the development of an Aquatics Facilities Strategy.
“We really pride ourselves on being the City where everybody can play, be it taking swimming lessons, aquatic fitness classes or just hopping in a City pool to cool off on a hot summers day,” said Manager, Programs and Culture Services Lori Mambella, adding, “we’ve already been successful in delivering an...
Posted on Monday, March 16, 2020 04:30 PM
The City of St. Catharines continues to take COVID-19 seriously, and in following the advice of provincial and federal leaders is making significant changes to services and programming to help protect health and wellbeing of the community.
All City facilities will be closed to the public effective Tuesday, March 17 to April 5 inclusive. St. Catharines City Hall, Lake Street Service Centre, Geneva Street, Buchanan House and the City’s fire stations are among the facilities that will close to the public....
Posted on Friday, March 13, 2020 12:15 PM
While Niagara Region Public Health has reported the risks surrounding COVID-19 remain low to residents, the City is exercising an abundance of caution, moving forward with closures of all recreational and community facilities to limit spread of the virus.
On Thursday afternoon the City partially activated its Emergency Operations Centre in response to the spread of the virus, moving forward on the best measures to protect the health of the public and staff. As of right now it appears the virus is...