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Training with a Pro: The Hockey Edition Returns This Summer

Posted on Wednesday, July 03, 2019 09:00 AM

PRO Kids’ Training with a Pro: The Hockey Edition is back for its fourth year. On Aug. 14, from 6 – 8 pm, children and youth ages 5 – 13 have the chance to meet, exercise and train with their professional hockey idols.

This year’s clinic will feature local pro, Carter Hutton of the Buffalo Sabres.

Carter, assisted by up-and-coming local hockey players and trainers from Thrive Strength & Wellness, will host a two-hour clinic at the LU Hangar made up of training stations. Participants will get the...

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Share Your Views on a Splash Pad at Northwood Playfield

Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 07:15 AM

The City of Thunder Bay is working to create a concept plan that will help guide the future development of Northwood Playfield, including the possible installation of a splash pad.

As part of the City of Thunder Bay’s strategy to provide splash pads across the city, the Parks & Open Spaces Section is now in the planning stages to implement its next splash pad. It is recommended that the next splash pad be located at Northwood Playfield.The City would like determine if this is an appropriate location...

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Call for Historic Photographs of Chapples Golf Course

Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2019 08:45 AM

The 70th Anniversary of Chapples Golf Course will be celebrated this July with a commemorative event.

The City is looking for citizens to share their memories of the course through photographs. Photos from the 1950s, 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s would be a welcome addition to upcoming 70 year celebration.

“We want to capture the history of Chapples in our community and what it has meant to local golfers,” said Pat Berezowski – Supervisor Golf Operations. “We’d love to see pictures of the Chapples club...

Prince Arthur's Landing Splash Pad

Opening Weekend of Prince Arthur’s Landing Splash Pad

Posted on Friday, June 14, 2019 12:00 PM

The waterfront splash pad at Prince Arthur’s Landing officially opens tomorrow, Saturday, June 15. With the splash pad opening, the City is encouraging residents to come down to the waterfront on those hot sunny days to cool off and enjoy the many events, activities and facilities available to the public during the summer months.

“With the summer season now upon us and temperatures beginning to heat up, the splash pad is a great amenity for residents and visitors to enjoy throughout the summer”, said...


Residents Encouraged to Share Input in Online Budget Survey

Posted on Wednesday, June 05, 2019 08:30 AM

Following last night’s Public Open House that gathered input on the City’s 2019-2022 Corporate Strategic Plan and 2020 City Budget, residents are being given another opportunity to share their input into next year’s City budget through an online survey.

Available until June 19, the survey asks residents to identify their budget priorities – what areas they would propose spending less or more budget, and what City programs, projects and services are important to them.

The information will be compiled...