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Splash Pads Set to Open for 2023 Season

Posted on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 03:10 PM

Splash pads located at Prince Arthur’s Landing, Northwood Playfield and County Park are set to open on Thursday, June 15.

Splash pad operating hours are:

  • Northwood Splash Pad – daily from 11 am to 8 pm
  • County Park Splash Pad – daily 11 am to 8 pm 
  • Waterfront Splash Pad at Prince Arthur’s Landing - daily from 11:00 am to 8:30 pm

For more information on the Waterfront Splash Pad, call the Water Garden Pavilion at 807-684-2080.

Splash pads at Franklin Street Park and North End Community Centre are...

City Seeks Public Input on Water and Wastewater Assets

Posted on Tuesday, June 13, 2023 04:06 PM

As part of the process to update the Asset Management Plan (AMP), the City of Thunder Bay is seeking public feedback through two public surveys focused on Municipal Water and Wastewater services.

The Asset Management Plan helps the City make informed decisions about service delivery related to infrastructure and assets. The information gathered in the surveys will help identify areas for improvement and investment priorities, and ensure that City services align with the expectations and...

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City Parks Facilities Kick Off Summer Operations

Posted on Friday, June 02, 2023 05:52 PM

Summer in Thunder Bay has officially kicked off with the opening of City campgrounds and amusement rides.

Tent sites, RV sites and cabins are now available to rent as the campgrounds at Trowbridge Falls and Chippewa Park open for the camping season today.

The amusement rides at Chippewa Park will open on Saturday, June 3. Throughout the month of June, rides will be open from 1 pm - 8 pm on Saturdays and Sundays only. Beginning in July, rides will operate Wednesday – Sunday from 1 pm - 8 pm until...

Free compost available to residents

Posted on Friday, May 19, 2023 05:09 PM

Compost is available to all residents at no charge at the Solid Waste and Recycling Facility while quantities last, weather permitting, beginning today.

“We’re happy to again offer free compost to all residents,” said Jason Sherband, Manager – Solid Waste & Recycling Services. “The leaf and yard waste that’s picked up during our curbside collection programs is blended with organic waste and composted to create a sustainable alternative to chemical fertilizers for use in landscaping, flower beds...

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City Presents QUEST: Tech & Gaming Event

Posted on Monday, May 08, 2023 10:56 AM

Join the City of Thunder Bay for QUEST: Tech & Gaming, a free interactive STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, & math) based event presented by Ontario Power Generation.

Come out for two action-packed days at Fort William Gardens on Friday, May 12 from 4 - 8 pm and Saturday, May 13 from 10 am - 4 pm. Dive into cutting-edge workshops with Science North, experience virtual reality gaming, meet “Spot” the robotic dog from Ontario Power Generation, and explore much more at this exciting...