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Orangeville Recreation invites community to celebrate Lifeguards on July 31

Posted on Friday, July 28, 2023 03:36 PM

Lifeguards play an integral role in safety in the Town of Orangeville, and on July 31, the Town is pleased to celebrate our lifeguards as part of International Lifeguard Appreciation Day.

Recognized by the Ontario Lifesaving Society, this day encourages residents to celebrate and acknowledge our lifeguards and the work they do to keep our families and friends safe while furthering education related to water safety.

“Swimming instructors and lifeguards are an integral part of our recreation...

Orangeville Recreation launching Adapted Public Swims beginning July 30

Posted on Thursday, July 27, 2023 03:07 PM

The Town of Orangeville is committed to creating a community that is accessible and inclusive. As part of this commitment, Orangeville Recreation is launching a new, Adapted Public Swim program, geared towards those with special needs or disabilities.  

“Everyone in our community deserves an opportunity to participate in recreational swims,” said Mayor Lisa Post. “I am so pleased with this addition to Orangeville’s recreational programming.” 

Adapted Public Swims will be available at the Tony Rose Memorial Sports...

An Adventurous Explorer Joins Orangeville’s Collection of Tree Sculptures

Posted on Tuesday, July 18, 2023 02:21 PM

The Town of Orangeville has unveiled a new tree sculpture as part of its unique collection of public art on display throughout the municipality.

The Hiker stands at the Townline entrance to Dragonfly Park. She is dressed for the day’s adventure as she looks through her binoculars at the scenic views, alive with birds, butterflies, dragonflies, and wildflowers. She has her solid hiking stick to assist as she walks through wetlands, forests, and meadows in this peaceful space.

“Orangeville is...

Town of Orangeville urges focus on water conservation due to decreased capacity

Posted on Friday, July 14, 2023 01:28 PM

The Town of Orangeville is urging businesses and residents to keep water conservation top of mind in the face of decreased water capacity.

In late June, Orangeville residents in the Rolling Hills area notified the Town that they were experiencing discoloured water in their homes. The Town conducted rigorous water testing in the impacted area, the results of which all indicated the water was safe for consumption, but had higher levels of iron and manganese. Well 10, which services much of the...


Posted on Monday, July 10, 2023 09:46 AM

#GettheFOGout campaign launches in Orangeville to address recurring problem of fats, oils, and greases being flushed  

The Town of Orangeville is launching a new education campaign through its Wastewater Services division, aimed at helping the community understand the impact of washing fats, oils, greases (FOG), and wipes down drains and toilets. 

 “Flushing things like bacon grease, sauces, dairy, and cooking products down the drain might not seem like a bad idea when in liquid form, but these...

The Government of Canada invests in the transition to zero emission transit vehicles in Orangeville

Posted on Friday, July 07, 2023 11:11 AM

Orangeville, Ontario, July 7, 2023 — Today, Ruby Sahota, Member of Parliament for Brampton North, and Her Worship Lisa Post, Mayor of the Town of Orangeville, announced a federal investment of more than $83,000 to support planning activities for a transition to zero emission buses in Orangeville.

This investment will enable the development of a transit fleet electrification transition plan, which will inform the procurement of electric buses and charging infrastructure. Studies conducted through...

Traffic counts to be conducted on various Town streets July 12, 13

Posted on Friday, July 07, 2023 10:34 AM

A contractor for the Town of Orangeville will be performing traffic counts on July 12 and 13.

These counts demonstrate the average daily use of local roads and how busy they are to help determine maintenance needs and where to make potential improvements.

The following locations will be surveyed on Wednesday or Thursday:

• Buena Vista Drive: Hurontario Street to Lynda Avenue
• Bythia Street: Lawrence Avenue to Town Line
• Bythia Street: Hillside Drive to York Street
• Dawson Road: Madison Avenue to...

Discoloured Water in Rolling Hills Area

Posted on Tuesday, July 04, 2023 03:23 PM

The Town of Orangeville has had reports from residents in the Rolling Hills area who are experiencing discoloured water. 

We take water quality seriously – those experiencing discoloured water are asked to contact the Public Works team at 519-941-0440 x 4500 during business hours; after hours, call 519-941-0440 and press 3.

While the cause of the issue in the Rolling Hills area is still under investigation, we're frequently performing water tests and has identified no risks to health. 

We're also...

Joint Statement from the Public Libraries of Caledon, Grand Valley, and Orangeville

Posted on Thursday, June 29, 2023 01:12 PM

We the undersigned, proudly express our support for the inclusion of drag storytimes as a valuable program in our libraries. We believe in fostering diversity, inclusivity, and a safe space for all members of our community, including children.

Drag storytime provides an engaging inclusive environment where children can explore the wonders of literature while embracing diversity and celebrating individuality. These events offer an opportunity to promote acceptance, respect and understanding of...

Town of Orangeville to observe modified facilities and office hours for Canada Day

Posted on Friday, June 23, 2023 01:12 PM

The Town of Orangeville is advising residents of modified hours for offices and non-emergency services over the Canada Day Long Weekend.

Town Offices and Operations Centre

• Saturday, July 1 - Closed
• Sunday, July 2 - Closed
• Monday, July 3 - Closed

Tony Rose Memorial Sports Centre

• Saturday, July 1 - Open 4 to 11 p.m. for Jr. A tournament only. 
• Sunday, July 2 - Building open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Customer service and pool closed
• Monday, July 3 - Open normal hours

Alder Street Community Centre


Celebrate Canada Day 2023 with the Town of Orangeville

Posted on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 02:41 PM

The Town of Orangeville invites the community to take part in Canada Day celebrations on July 1. The festivities’ family-friendly events include activities for all ages, entertainment, a concert, and fireworks.

Orangeville’s Canada Day event will take place at the Alder Recreation Centre from 12 to 5 p.m. and will wrap up with evening activities at Island Lake Conservation Area.

Opening Ceremonies12 p.m.

• Greetings from Mayor and Council, MP Kyle Seeback and MPP Sylvia Jones• Singing of O’Canada •...

Orangeville Fire Danger Low

Posted on Friday, June 16, 2023 06:11 PM

The fire risk for Orangeville has returned to low, which means the danger level is considered to be normal. This means that fires are likely to be self-extinguishing and new ignitions caused by temperatures outside are unlikely. Please remember to exercise caution when lighting a fire and be aware of changing weather and its impacts.