CityPage February 7, 2019 Edition

Posted On Thursday February 07, 2019

In this week's addition:

Harbour Pool's upcoming public swims, An Introduction to Grief and Mourning Workshop, Transit route change notice, and more ...


Harbour Pool News

There are still spots in our swimming programs! Register today!

Preschool Plunge and Play
There are plenty of spaces available in Harbour Pool's Preschool Plunge and Play programs! This 2 1/2 hour program offers a craft, one hour of pool time and a snack, all under instructor supervision.

Public Swims

No School Extra Public Swim

February 7, 8 and 15th
1:00-4:00pm
No Lane Swim during this time.

Family Day Public Swim

February 18, Monday
1:30 - 4:30 pm
A special thank you to MEGlobal for sponsoring this swim.

Check out the February and March Swim Schedule now at fortsask.ca/pool.

Harbour Pool Customer Service 780-992-6162


Be Safe. Be Considerate.

Putting snow onto the street causes hazards.

Bylaw C4-10 prohibits homeowners from placing snow from driveways and sidewalks onto city streets. This excess snow is a hazard to motorists. Please be considerate and keep our streets safe for everyone.Observe the signs posted or follow the directions of the crew.

More info: publicworks@fortsask.ca / 780-992-6248


An Introduction to Grief and Mourning Workshop

Topics will include:

  • Grief & Mourning
  • Myths About Grief
  • Healing Your Broken Heart
  • Where to Turn for Help

Friday, February 15 from 1:30 to 3:30 pm
Fort Saskatchewan City Hall - Lang Room
10005 102nd Street

Free Workshop - Registration required as there is limited space. A workshop offered by Fort Saskatchewan Family and Community Support Services.

Facilitated by Lori-Ann Huot, Founder & Director of Hope & Healing Grief Support Services and Program Coordinator of Bereavement Services with Fort Saskatchewan Families First Society.

More info:

Jennifer Hoyer
Seniors Coordinator
780-992-6623


Registration Day

Register for programs or classes, sign up to volunteer at cultural events, and learn about community organizations.

Time: 6 pm - 8 pm
Date: Thursday, February 21, 2019
Location: Dow Centennial Centre Sherritt Cultural Pavilion, Lions Mane & Pride

More information: fortsask.ca/registrationday


Route Change Notice

The City of Fort Saskatchewan will be adjusting five bus stops on the local 583 Red Route: Stops 317, 318, 319, 320 and 321. These stops will be moved from their current location to 101 Street and the new Green Route beginning March 1st, 2019. This change is to improve our on-time performance as ridership continues to grow.

More information: transit@fortsask.ca / 780-992-6248

2019 Transit Fare Updates

January 1, 2019

  • Shoppers Drug Mart at 100 Westpark Blvd now sells transit passes and tickets!
  • Everyone Rides, the new low-income transit subsidy program, offers a 50% discount off transit passes to those who qualify. Pass sales for this program begin January 1, 2019 at the Dow Centennial Centre and City Hall. Riders must first register before purchasing their pass. Forms can be downloaded at fortsask.ca/everyoneplays or can be found at City Hall, Dow Centennial Centre or Harbour Pool.

February 1, 2019

Some transit fares will be increasing beginning February 1st, 2019. The new fares are as follows:

More information: transit@fortsask.ca / 780-992-6248

Route 580 Schedule Adjustments

Some Route 580 departure times will be adjusted by 2 minutes beginning February 1st, 2019 to improve LRT connections. The times highlighted in yellow are those affected.

More information: transit@fortsask.ca / 780-992-6248


2019 Waste Collection Calendar

Pick up your copy at the Public Works Building, City Hall, Dow Centennial Centre and the Golf and Curling Club.

OR

Never flip a calendar again! Download the ‘Fort Sask Waste’ App for personalized collection calendars, weekly pick-up reminders and sorting at your fingertips.

More information: waste@fortsask.ca / 780-992-6218 / fortsask.ca/waste


Employment Opportunities

Take your career in the right direction

For more information and a complete listing of all open competitions, please visit fortsask.ca/careers.