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Town offering limited capacity aquafit, family swimming and swimming lessons at the Aquatics Centre starting August 3

Posted on Monday, July 19, 2021 03:45 PM

Effective August 3, 2021, the Town of St. Marys will offer limited capacity aquafit, family swimming and swimming lessons at the Pyramid Recreation Centre’s indoor Aquatics Centre.

Registration for swimming lessons will begin Thursday, July 22 at 9:00 a.m.  Starfish through Level Four will be available.  All levels require a parent/guardian in the water to help children physically distance from each other and instructors.

Registration for August aquafit and family swimming begins Tuesday,...

Town shares service changes for operating under Step Three of Roadmap to Reopen

Posted on Thursday, July 15, 2021 11:15 AM

Effective July 16, 2021 at 12:01 a.m., the Town of St. Marys will be operating under Step Three of Ontario’s Roadmap to Reopen. Several Town services and facilities will be reopening with public health and safety measures in place. The following outlines changes for operating under Step Three.

Municipal Operations Centre and Town Hall

The Municipal Operations Centre and Town Hall will be open for service beginning July 26, 2021. Waiting area capacities will be limited to accommodate physical distancing....

Pumper Truck Training

St. Marys and Zorra Fire Departments join forces for an evening of training

Posted on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 04:30 PM

You may notice some action along Queen Street East (in front of Independent Grocery) and Road 120 (near Fawcett Tractor Supply) tomorrow evening as the St. Marys Fire Department and Zorra Fire Department - Uniondale Station conduct a pumper relay and tanker shuttle training.

Training will take place on July 14 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., and is designed to give firefighters practice dealing with areas with limited hydrant service.

“The backbone of any fire department is training.” St. Marys Fire Chief...

Picnic Boxes

Experience dining outside of the box in St. Marys

Posted on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 10:30 AM

Plan your picnic, take it outside, and support local!

What’s a perfect complement to the painted picnic tables scattered about town? A perfectly local picnic, of course!

Starting this week, participating local eateries are offering special picnic packages for groups of diners wanting to get outside and enjoy the season. The full list of eateries, including menus, is available at www.discoverstmarys.ca/picnic. You can also follow participating eateries’ social media accounts for details as menus may...

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Enlightening virtual tour of Mohawk Institute Residential School available through Museum

Posted on Thursday, July 08, 2021 03:00 PM

The St. Marys Museum will facilitate a virtual tour of the Mohawk Institute Residential School, hosted by the Woodland Cultural Centre on Friday, July 16 at 10:00 a.m. Located in Brantford from 1828 to 1970, it served as a boarding school for First Nations children from Six Nations, as well as other communities throughout Ontario and Quebec. The Institute sought to assimilate these children into European Christian society, severing the continuity of indigenous culture from parent to child.

Guided...