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Parks, Trails and Playgrounds

Strengthening Community through programs, services, parks and facilities by promoting healthy lifestyles, connecting families and neighbours. Recognizing culture, and heritage; thereby enriching the quality of life in Oro-Medonte.

Social Recreation and Cultural Programs​​

  • Recreation programs for all ages throughout the Township​
  • Summer and March Break Camps
  • Community and Township Special Events

Community Development

  • Support of communities efforts to identify and address their needs, including partnerships, organizational, and leadership development
  • Foster and enhancement of Volunteer programs and opportunities
  • Leadership and community development to enhance grassroots community initiatives

Township Support

  • Support to Community Hall Boards, History Association, Horticultural Society, Sports and other community service organizations
  • Public Information and production of Recreation and Community Services Brochure 3x per year
  • Administration of Grants and Facility Subsidies
  • Assistance with community led programming and events

Strategic and Business Applications

  • Long Term Planning and Strategy Development for Recreation and Community Services and Corporation Policy Development

Community Facilities Development, Management, and Operations of:

  • Community Halls in partnership with Community Hall Boards
  • Township Administration Center
  • Oro-Medonte Community Arena
  • Old Town Hall
  • Ian Beard Community Center
  • Historic and Heritage Sites
    • Oro African Church
    • Historic Plaques and Monuments

Library Services

  • Management of Library Service Contracts

Township Administration Office

  • Facility Management

Parks Development and Preservation

  • Management of construction and development projects for parkland and facilities
  • Public parkland and open space
    • 21 Developed Parks 116 Acres
    • 34 Undeveloped Parks 174 Acres
  • Planning and development
  • Preservation of Natural and environmentally sensitive areas

Operations and Maintenance of Parks and Open Spaces

  • Contract Administration for Turf Maintenance
  • Sports fields
  • Playgrounds
  • Parks and Open Space ( 290 Acres)
  • Swimming Areas and Wharfs

Trail Development and Management

  • Oro-Medonte Rail Trail -28km
  • Trail Linkages
  • Partnership with local trail organizations, County of Simcoe, surrounding municipalities to enhance trails and develop linkages
  • Promotion of trails

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