Service Interruption: Heat exchanger failure impacts ice programming at Rotary Place
Posted on Friday, October 07, 2022 08:52 PM
For immediate release (Oct. 7, 2022) – Technical issues with a heat exchanger have impacted the ice conditions at the Rotary Place arena. As a result, ice programming will be temporarily paused effective immediately.
This includes on-ice drop-in programming such as public skating, shinny hockey and drop-in hockey. Registered participants of City-run programming are being contacted directly.
User groups, such as Orillia Figure Skating and Orillia Minor Hockey, are being contacted directly regarding...
Pickleball courts and festival stage construction begins
Posted on Wednesday, October 05, 2022 03:40 PM
For immediate release (Oct. 5, 2022) – Visitors to J.B. Tudhope Memorial Park will notice construction activity taking place as work begins to add new park amenities this week.
Work will include the installation of a concrete slab that will help facilitate the usage of staging equipment for the Mariposa Folk Festival. This concrete slab will also double as three new pickleball courts that can be used throughout the spring and summer months.
“Through our partnership with Mariposa...
Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule 2022
Posted on Tuesday, October 04, 2022 12:00 PM
City of Orillia administrative offices are closed on Monday, Oct. 10, 2022 for Thanksgiving This includes:
- Orillia City Centre (50 Andrew St. S.)
- Municipal Operations Centre (20 James St. W.)
- Wastewater Treatment Centre (40 Kitchener St.)
- Orillia Waste Diversion Site (100 Kitchener St.)
- Orillia Recreation Centre(255 West St. S.)
- Orillia Opera House (20 Mississaga St. W.): The Box Office phone line will be closed. Tickets are also available 24/7 at orilliaoperahouse.ca.
- Orillia Public Library (36...
Orillia Fire receives grant from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation of Canada
Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 04:31 PM
For immediate release (Sept. 28, 2022) – A new rescue boat for the Orillia Fire Department was unveiled today thanks to grant funding received from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation of Canada.
The Fire Department received funding in the amount of $23,105.45 to purchase a 14 ft. rescue boat with an inflation kit, outboard motor and fuel tank.
“We are thankful to Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation of Canada and our local Firehouse Subs in Orillia for providing us with this invaluable...
Advance Vote Days and Election Day take place this October
Posted on Monday, September 26, 2022 11:20 AM
For immediate release (Sept. 26, 2022) - The 2022 Municipal Election will be held Monday, Oct. 24, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. with five Advance Vote Days scheduled in October to provide all Orillians with an opportunity to cast their vote.
The 2022 Municipal Election is being held for the purpose of electing one Mayor, eight Councillors (two to be elected for each of the four wards), and two School Board Trustees (one elected each for the Simcoe County District School Board, and Conseil scolaire...