Public Health Issues Statement on Death at Assessment Clinic

These are scary times, and one would think that showing up at a medical clinic might give one a little bit of hope and safety. Yesterday though, the COVID-19 assessment centre saw a bit of tragedy of its own as a person reportedly passed away Friday morning at the clinic, which forced the temporary closure of the facility. Continue reading “Public Health Issues Statement on Death at Assessment Clinic”

The COVID-19 Assessment Centre is Moving to Serve You Better

It’s been open for weeks, and seen hundreds of people in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the time has unfortunately come for the COVID-19 Assessment Clinic to expand. Starting on Monday, the clinic will open in its new home at the Victoria Road Recreation Centre in order to increase capacity, and increase accessibility. Continue reading “The COVID-19 Assessment Centre is Moving to Serve You Better”

VIDEO: Victoria Rd Rec Centre Re-Opens for Business

After 15 months of work, the Victoria Road Recreation Centre was officially re-opened today with the assistance of City of Guelph staff, the current Mayor Cam Guthrie, and past Mayor Norm Jary. Hundreds of area residents came out to hear the speeches, see the ribbon cutting, and check out the facilities, and now, you can too. Continue reading “VIDEO: Victoria Rd Rec Centre Re-Opens for Business”

VIDEO: Mayor and Council Reclaim History with Time Capsule Opening

You don’t normally get dozens of people at a Committee-of-the-Whole meeting, let alone an hour before hand, but that’s the power of the time capsule. Discovered by construction crews working on the renovations of the Victoria Road Recreation Centre, city staff, with the help of Mayor Cam Guthrie and members of council, opened the capsule today and reclaimed the treasures buried in 1974. Continue reading “VIDEO: Mayor and Council Reclaim History with Time Capsule Opening”

Community Concerned About Loss of Fitness Room at Victoria Rec Centre

March Break programs at the Victoria Road Recreation Centre last week may be the last time for many Guelphites to enjoy the facilities there before the Centre is closed for one year of renovations and improvements. For one group of citizens though, they’ve already enjoyed the access to the Rec Centre’s weight room and sauna for the last time, and we mean ever because when the Victoria Road Recreation Centre re-opens next spring, it will no longer have a weight room or sauna. Continue reading “Community Concerned About Loss of Fitness Room at Victoria Rec Centre”