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 Friday, June 11, 2021 11:39 AM
The City of Stratford and Stratford Police Service are aware of an outdoor religious service originally being planned for Market Square Sunday, June 13.
Mayor Dan Mathieson and Police Chief Greg Skinner have reached out to organizers to stress the importance of adhering to the requirements contained in the province’s Roadmap to Reopen. In Step One, which began today (Friday, June 11), outdoor religious services are permitted, but are capped at the number of people that can maintain a physical distance...
Posted on Thursday, June 10, 2021 12:14 PM
The municipalities of Stratford, St. Marys, North Perth, West Perth, Perth East and Perth South will host a public launch of their new Community Safety and Well-Being Plan on Wednesday, June 23.
The joint plan has been in development for more than a year. Guided by an advisory committee, that process has included extensive community consultations through surveys, focus groups, and interviews. In May 2021, all 6 municipalities formally adopted the Community Safety and Well-Being (CSWB) Plan.
Posted on Wednesday, June 09, 2021 12:48 PM
The flags at City Hall and other municipal buildings in Stratford will remain lowered this week out of respect for the family killed in London Sunday, June 6 in what police are calling a hate crime against Muslims.
In light of this senseless tragedy, the City of Stratford reaffirms its commitment to help build a more inclusive society, and to speak out against racism, discrimination, intolerance and hate-based violence of any kind.
Mayor Dan Mathieson and Stratford Police Chief Greg Skinner met today...