Fall & Winter

2011 - 2012

Community Guide

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Providing a strong Foundation in the Formative years • Ages 2.5 to 6 years • Half Day am/pm & Full days • Enriched Curriculum taught by specialty Teachers • Before and After School programmes • Detailed personalized report cards • Reading/Writing/Math/French/ Arts & Craft/Cultural StudiesHistory, Geography & Science Themes/Off Music/Character Education/Computers/


Continues to build on the strong foundation • Low Teacher-Student ratio • Traditional instruction under Montessori Environment combined with hands on activities cooperative learning and discovery • Enriched programme • Language/Math/Social Studies/ Music Piano, Recorder/Science/Art/ French/Library/Computers/Physical Education/ Extra-curriculum Activities

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Township of Uxbridge

Mayor’s Message
It is my pleasure, on behalf of Uxbridge township council and Staff, to present our Fall / Winter 2011-2012 community Guide. 51 toronto St. S., P.o. box 190, Uxbridge, ontario l9P 1t1 Phone: 905-852-9181 Fax: 905-852-9674 Web site: www.town.uxbridge.on.ca General e-mail: info@town.uxbridge.on.ca office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm as fall approaches, it brings with it many exciting opportunities to experience all sorts of wonderful recreational activities. Visit GeRRI-lynn o’connoR our trails and experience the wonder of nature with spectacular Mayor Fall colours or winter opportunities. We are very excited about gloconnor@town.uxbridge.on.ca the wide variety of programs that we are presenting to the public. We encourage you to get out and enjoy the activities in the community. It is a wonderful way to become involved in everything that Uxbridge has to offer as well as meeting new people. I would like to thank the many volunteers who, through their tireless efforts and dedication to our community are a major reason Uxbridge has such a broad array of well-run and progressive programs. I encourage you to discover all that there is to do in Uxbridge. I believe you will be impressed. Mayor Gerri-lynn o’connor

2011 Uxbridge township councillors

Council & Committee Meetings
there are five Standing committees of council. they meet on a monthly schedule as follows: Public Works & Operations: 1st and 3rd Monday at 9:30 a.m. Planning and EconomicDevelopment: 1st and 3rd Monday at 9:30 a.m. Recreation Programs, Culture& Tourism: 1st and 3rd Monday at 9:30 a.m. Sustainability, Watershed and Conservation: 1st and 3rd Monday at 9:30 a.m. Finance, Administration andEmergency Services: 1st and 3rd Monday at 9:30 a.m. Council: 2nd Monday at 9:30 a.m. and 4th Monday at 7 p.m.

JacK ballInGeR Regional councillor johnballinger@gmail.com

beV noRtHeaSt Ward 1 councillor bnortheast@powergate.ca

Table of ConTenTs
Pat Molloy Ward 2 councillor pmolloy@town.uxbridge.on.ca Pat MIKUSe Ward 3 councillor prmikuse@sympatico.ca

Jacob Mantle Ward 4 councillor jmantle@town.uxbridge.on.ca

GoRDon HIGHet Ward 5 councillor ghighet@town.uxbridge.on.ca

Mayor’s Message 1 township of Uxbridge Dept. 2 Uxbridge trails 3 Registration Guidelines 4-6 Red cross Preschool Programs 7 aquatic Registration 8-9 Pres-School & Primary age activities 10 youth and teen Programs 11 Uxpool 14 youth opportunities 15 your child’s Health 16-17 adult Programs 18 First aid 20 adult Fitness Programs 21, 26

yMca 24-25 leadership Programs 27 arts culture & Food 28 Uxbridge arena 30 Uxbridge Music Hall 35 Uxbridge Heritage 36-39 township of Uxbridge Public library 40 Uxbridge Senior citizen’s club 41 community Halls 42 coming events 43-44 community Groups & organizations 44-45 Uxbridge Fire Department 46 Heritage Uxbridge 48 Uxbridge Development Services 50-52



Township of Uxbridge depArTMenTs
facilities Manager ........................... bob ferguson 905-852-3081 • bferguson@town.uxbridge.on.ca recreation & Culture Manager ....Amanda ferraro 905-852-7831 • aferraro@town.uxbridge.on.ca Aquatic Coordinator .............. Carolyn Clementson 905-852-7831 • cclementson@town.uxbridge.on.ca facility booking Clerk ........................... Karen ryl 905-852-6761 • kryl@town.uxbridge.on.ca Camp Coordinator ..................... rebecca harman 905-852-7831 • camps@town.uxbridge.on.ca Museum Curator/Manager.................nancy Marr 905-852-5854 • nmarr@town.uxbridge.on.ca

park and recreation department

chief librarian ............alexandra Hartmann - 905-852-9747


business Improvement area ........................... 905.852.0688 chamber of commerce ................................. 905.852.7683 emergency Services..Police, Fire, ambulance dispatch 911 Durham Regional Police administration .......... 905.579.1520 Uxbridge community Police officer .. 1.888.579.1520 x2672 Uxbridge Fire Department administration ....... 905.852.3393 UFD Duty officer ....................................... 1.888.844.0647



chief administrative officer ..............................Ingrid Svelnis treasurer ............................................................... al Shultz clerk ............................................................. Debbie leroux Deputy treasurer/ tax collector ..................... Donna condon Supervisor of accounting .................................Gayle Gregor Director of Public Works and Recreation operations ........................................................................... ben Kester Mngr. of Development Services ...........Richard Vandezande chief building official .....................................brian Pigozzo by-law enforcement Supervisor ...................... andre Gratton committee of adjustment ..................contact: Jo ann Merrick animal control Manager ...... Vicki McWhirter 905.985.9547 Fire chief ................................................... Scott Richardson Deputy chief of operations ................................... tony Peck Deputy chief of training .....................................bill Graham Fire Prevention officer ..................................... Ken Maynard

arena .......................................................... 905.852.3081 Facility bookings ........................................... 905.852.6761 Seniors community centre ............................. 905.852.7401 Uxbridge Historical centre ............................. 905.852.5854 Uxpool ......................................................... 905.852.7831 Uxbridge Public library ................................. 905-852-9747 Zephyr Public library .................................... 905-473-2375


central lake ontario conservation authority ................................................................... www.cloca.com lake Simcoe Region conservation authority .................................................................. www.lrsca.on.ca Region of Durham environmental Helpline .................................................................1-888-777-9613 toronto Region conservation authority ......... www.trca.on.ca


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Uxbridge TrAils

town trails

Uxbridge also boasts a host of trails around the town extending into the countryside. for complete details and trail maps, please visit the Township website at: www.town. uxbridge.on.ca The 9 Town Trails include: • Barton Trail (2 km) • Butternut Trail (1.5 km) • Countryside Preserve (6.0 km) • Ewen Trail (3.4 km) • Historic Trail (2.4 km) • Maple Bridge Trail (1.5 km) • Quaker Trail (2.2 km) • South Balsam Trail (2.5 km) • Wooden Sticks Trail (2.0 km)

Urban Walking Poles

available for rent at Uxpool, urban poles add stability, reduce stress on joints and add an increased workout to your walk. $5 per day, $10 per weekend, $15 per week.

countryside trails

Hundreds of kilometers of trails run through Uxbridge Township including: east duffins headwaters – www.trca.on.ca durham regional forest – www.lsrca.on.ca/Recreation/HikingTrails.html oak ridges Trail – www.oakridgestrail.org Trans Canada Trail – www.tctrail.ca fall and winter are especially beautiful on the countryside trails that run through forested sections of the Township, with great opportunities for hiking, walking, mountain biking, equestrian, snowmobiling and cross-country skiing. Please check websites for individual trail details. Managed by a variety of trail partners, the countryside trails are growing, including new sections of the Trans-Canada Trail, taking it off-road, and enhancements to the network of trails connecting right down to the City of Toronto and lake ontario.


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Indoor Walking trail

stay active during the colder months with Uxbridge’s indoor “trail” through the corridors of Uxbridge secondary school. Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. from Nov. 1 – Apr. 30. 6 months of indoor walking for an annual membership fee of $25. Register at Uxpool or on your first visit. Please bring indoor walking shoes - cloak room available. Children under 18 are free and must be accompanied by an adult.

Volunteers needed!

Please contact Uxpool at 905-852-7831 if you can act as a volunteer with the indoor trail program.

October is Walking Month in Uxbridge - come walk the trails!

regisTrATion gUidelines
Uxpool registration: (905)852-7831 fall: August 23nd ($5.00 discount until Sept. 16) winter: Nov. 22nd ($5.00 discount until Dec.16) March break: Feb. 7th 1. Mail in registration Uxpool, 1 Parkside Dr. Uxbridge, ON L9P 1K7 2. drop off registrations 24 hour drop off box: Township of Uxbridge 51 Toronto street, Uxbridge, on 3. over the counter registration Monday – friday: 9 am – 9:00 pm Saturday – Sunday 11 am – 3:00 pm 4. over the phone registration Using Visa / Mastercard: 905-852-7831 or long distance callers: 1-888-825-3799 swiM lessons: free leVel AssesMenT Unsure what level your child is in? Uxpool offers free level assessments during any public swim to accurately tell you what swimming level you should register your child in. Uxpool offers the Red Cross Program featuring a preschool and Swim Kids program for all ages. Admission standards for public pools “admission standards for Public Pools” were developed by the office of the Coroner of ontario to assist lifeguards and assistant lifeguards in maintaining adequate surveillance over the whereabouts and the activities of young bathers while they are inside the pool enclosure. The ontario Ministry of Health and long Term Care strongly support these recommendations for the purpose of preventing injuries and fatalities. pUbliC swiM: AdMiTTAnCe poliCY Under 5 Years 6 to 9 Years & Non Swimmer 6 to 9 Years & pass facility swim test 10 Years and older supervision in water within arms reach 1:2 ratio Supervision in water within arms reach 1:2 ratio or 1:8 with lifejackets Parent/Guardian remain in pool enclosure 1:10 ratio able to swim on their own the child, however, must remain in the pool enclosure to provide supervision of the children and remain in visual contact. 3. Children 10 years and older may swim without adult accompaniment. fACiliTY swiM TesT: SHALLOW: swimmers must be able to swim one (1) width . Completed Swim Kids 3 or equivalent. DEEP END: To swim in the deep end, swimmers must be able to swim two (2) widths or one (1) length of the pool successfully groUps Please book groups well in advance with a supervisor to ensure there is adequate staff. entrance to public swim is on a first come first serve basis; please arrive early to ensure your group gets in together. admittance policy must be adhered to. sTreeT shoes Persons wearing street shoes will not be permitted to enter change rooms or the pool deck. It is recommended that you bring a change of shoes to enter the pool area. new - UniVersAl ChAnge rooM Uxpool now has a new Universal change room suitable for families and special needs visitors. This co-ed change room has four individual changing areas suitable for families or support staff. personAl belongings Patrons using the facilities should not leave anY valuables in the change rooms. You may bring your own lock for your locker for the duration of your swim. shower before swiMMing a thorough shower before you enter the pool will help keep the water clean for your swimming enjoyment. sTrollers strollers are not permitted in the change rooms or on deck. If you require one, please ask at the office and one will be provided for you (Limited strollers available) food And beVerAges food and beverages are noT permitted on the pool deck or in the change rooms. The only exception made is non breakable water bottles. To diAper or noT To diAper We ask that disposable diapers are not worn into the swimming pool. We request that those not toilet trained wear a swim diaper that can be purchased at your local drug store or snug fitting plastic plants under their bathing suit.

1. Children 5 years of age and younger must be accompanied by a parent or guardian 12 years of age or older. The parent or guardian is responsible for their direct supervision and must be in the water and within arms reach of the child(ren) at all times. 2. Children 6 to 9 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian 12 years of age or older. The parent or guardian is responsible for direct supervision & must be in the water. If the child can swim and pass a facility swim test, the parent or guardian does not have to remain within arms reach of 4 • TOWN OF UXBRIDGE COMMUNITY GUIDE


regisTrATion gUidelines
pool foUl/power fAilUre/MAinTenAnCe ClosUre The pool may close at an inopportune time due to a pool fouling, power failure, or mechanical/maintenance problem. When this occurs, instructors will use the time to focus on water safety components of instructional programs. Cancelled lessons cannot be made up and swim tickets will be issued. fAMilY rATe A family rate is defined as IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBERS (mother, father, children, step parents/children) living in the same household. senior rATe The senior rate is for people who are 60 years of age or older. Proof of age may be required. regisTrATion deAdlines later registrations may be accepted on a space availability basis. full payment of fee and applicable taxes will be administered. Registration deadline is one week following the commencement of programs. Discounts fee will not apply for transfers after discount date. progrAM CAnCellATion/reVisions sometimes excellent programs, with super instructors are cancelled when too many people wait until the last minute to register. our programs are based upon a cost recovery basis and we need a minimum number of participants registered before a camp/class can go on. a full credit will be provided if the Recreation Department is responsible for program cancellations or changes. The Town of Uxbridge reserves the right to cancel or revise any program in accordance with participant requirements. reTUrned CheqUes We know that mistakes sometimes happen, but it is necessary to administer a $35.00 charge for returned NSF cheques. The Town of Uxbridge reserves the right to cancel the registration or to revoke privileges until full payment is received. Age of pArTiCipAnTs Most of our programs/swimming lessons are designed for a specific age group. all participants must be the required age as outlined in the guide as of the completion date of the program/ lesson. Camp programs are based on age of participant in the current calendar year. speCiAl needs If you or your child requires special assistance for one of our programs please let us know and we will try to accommodate your needs. for more information please contact Carolyn Clementson at (905)852-7831. One month notice is needed for Special Needs Support Worker. FALL/WINTER 2011 Code of behAVior The Town of Uxbridge endeavors to provide the highest level of safety and enjoyment to all participants and staff members for the duration of its leisure programs/aquatic lessons. These guidelines have been developed to ensure that all involved are aware of acceptable behavior. Coarse language, bullying, vandalism, physical and aggressive behavior will be recorded, reported and may result in the removal from the leisure program/aquatic lesson or facility. for eVerYone’s heAlTh & sAfeTY If a participant has a communicable disease (e.g. Lice, Chicken Pox, etc.) or a current public health concern we would ask that the participant not attend leisure programs, swimming lessons or public swimming. Participants are welcome to return to the leisure program/aquatic lesson when they are healthy. Parents should be aware that the Child & family service act requires that any suspicion of child abuse be reported immediately to the Children’s aid society. serioUs MediCAl CondiTions Those with serious medical conditions should be accompanied by an individual, who is knowledgeable of their condition. Please notify staff on duty of your condition. Unforeseen CAnCellATions Unfortunately the Township of Uxbridge is unable to reschedule classes cancelled due to weather conditions or maintenance breakdowns or other unforeseen circumstances. refUnds or TrAnsfers a. a full refund is available if the program you choose is cancelled. Request for refund will not be accepted after the first lesson unless accompanied by a medical certificate. We regret participants receive no refund if the cancellation affects minimum class numbers or the request is past the fourth lesson. b. Refund/credit requests must be submitted in writing. The effective date will be the date the Parks, Recreation and Culture department receives written notification. Verbal notification will not be accepted. non-attendance does not constitute notice of withdrawal. an administrative fee of $15 will be deducted regardless of refund or credit issued. all refunds/credits will be “prorated” whether classes are attended or not. seven days notice is required. any classes missed may not be made up at another class time or session. Please allow four weeks for the processing of refunds. Refunds will only be issued to the original registrant. c. Requests for changes and transfers will be accepted prior to the start of the program and are conditional on class and space availability in the program. a $15 administration fee may be applied to transfers and seven days notice is required. Discount will be lost if transferring is done after the discount date. notice can be forwarded to pool@town.uxbridge.on.ca TOWN OF UXBRIDGE COMMUNITY GUIDE • 5

regisTrATion gUidelines
phoTogrAphY/VideoTAping/phoTo Cellphones Due to the new privacy laws, the use of cameras and video recorders must be arranged with the office supervisor prior to the event. ALL CELL PHONES MUST BE TURNED OFF AND NOT USED IN THE CHANGE ROOMS. Unless parent/ guardians indicate otherwise, The Parks & Recreation department will assume permission is given for any pictures taken during any Department program to be used to promote Recreation programs. weATher CondiTions Participants are encouraged to dress appropriately and be prepared for diverse weather conditions during the course of the selected program. severe weather conditions are taken into consideration when planning programs. Programs will be altered if the need arises. Indoor facilities are usually available for all programs unless otherwise specified. lATe piCK Up fee poliCY extended care is available for camp programs. Participants must sign up in advance for staffing purposes. Please check/ confirm your pick up times with your councilors. an extended care fee will be charged if you are late picking up your child. sTAff TrAining All Department staff receives training in the Town of Uxbridge’s Policies, Procedures and relevant legislation prior to beginning work. losT And foUnd Participants in Department programs are responsible for their own articles. It is strongly recommended that no valuables or money be brought to any program. The Town of Uxbridge is not responsible for any lost or stolen items. The lost and found is located at the Uxbridge Pool. pool pArTies option one: Party includes one Lifeguard, 1/2 pool rental for 1 hour and an hour hall rental following your swim. Available Saturdays 3:00—5:00 pm, Sundays 10:30—12:30 pm, Sundays 3:00—5:00 pm and selected weekday evenings in December. Cost: $115.00 + HST. option two: Rent the Hall following our Public swims on Saturdays or Sundays from 2:30 - 3:30 pm. Cost: $36.75 + HST and admission to public swim @ $3 per person. please note: admittance policy for children will apply. extra lifeguards needed for parties over 20 people for an additional cost. Call 905-852-7831 for more information.

Fall & Winter

2011 - 2012

Community Guide

The contents are protected by copyright and may be used only for personal non-commercial purposes. All other rights are reserved and commercial use is prohibited. To make any use of this material you must first obtain the permission of the owner of the copyright. For further information, contact the Times-Journal at 905-852-9141. The advertiser agrees that the publisher shall not be liable for damages arising out of errors in advertising beyond the amount paid for the space actually occupied by that portion of the advertisement in which the error ADVERTISING SALES occurred, whether such error is due to the negligence of its servants or Mary Forbes, Rick Forbes otherwise, and beyond the amount paid for such advertisement.

PUblIsHeR Tim Whittaker ADVERTISING DIRECTOR Fred Eismont sales sUPeRVIsoR Mary Forbes

GRAPHIC DESIGN Melanie Woodhouse

16 Bascom Street, P.O. Box 459 Uxbridge, Ontario, L9P 1J3 Phone: 905-852-9141 Fax: 905-852-9341

Uxbridge Times-Journal


red Cross pre-sChool progrAM

Red cross Pre-school Program changes: ages 3 – 6 yrs
new Preschool level: sea otter – Replaces sea Turtle without Parent. Content is based on sea Turtle and salamander programs. The Canadian Red Cross has changed some of the content of the Preschool and Swim Kids Programs. The preschool program is now based on Swim Kids 1 to 3 levels. Once a child completes Whale, they may go into Swim Kids 4. The Swim Kids program has been revised to allow for increased continuity and smoother progressions between the levels. butterfly has been eliminated from the program to allow more concentration on the other strokes. side stroke will now be performance evaluated. Please register your child in the level their last instructor recommended ie. If your child completed sunfish please register in Crocodile or Swim Kids 2 (if 6 years old). Red Cross: Preschool levels Incomplete or Complete sea otter, salamander Incomplete Sunfish Complete Sunfish or incomplete Crocodile Complete Crocodile or incomplete Whale or completed Whale Prior to September 2011 If aged 6 years old Register in RC: Swim Kids 1

Swim Kids 1 Swim Kids 2

Swim Kids 3

Complete Whale after Sept. 2011

Swim Kids 4

Get out of the house on those long winter nights and have some FUN!


Curling can be as competitive or as social as you like. Uxbridge & District Curling Club offers a large variety of programs to suit everyone! League Curling: Juniors, Ladies, Little Rocks, Mens, Mixed, Seniors. League games - Monday to Friday evenings. Thursday mornings Sunday Evening Mixed League Little Rocks/Bantams - Sunday afternoons Fun league - Monday & Wednesday mornings & afternoons

Free Open House & Registration
October 3rd - October 6th, 2011 7:00pm - 9:00pm Uxbridge & District Curling Club 70 Franklin St., Uxbridge, Ont.

Members will be on hand to assist new curlers so bring clean running shoes and give it a try!

Hall & Ice rentals available for parties, weddings, or your own curling events.

Check out our web site at www.uxbridgecurlingclub.com or call 905-852-6862 for more information.

AqUATiC regisTrATion

Registration Guidelines Fall Winter

Swim with thethe bestUxpool. swim with Best at at Uxpool. Register early andand sAVe $5.00 per participant. register early SAVE $5.00 per participant. Discount are available when you register before Sept 15th 15th forFall fall discount are available when you register before sept for the the session and before dec 15th for the winter session! Session and before Dec 15th for the Winter Session!
$90 $81






Oct 1 – Dec 10 *skip Oct 8 Jan 14 – Mar 10 10:00 am 10:00 am 10:00 am

(once per week x 10 weeks) (once per week x 9 weeks)

Pre-school Lessons with Parent Starfish (4 – 12 month) Parent
Intro to water skills with parent. Duck (12 -24 month) With assistance, introduced to buoyancy and movement. Sea Turtle (24 –36 month) Develop the kick on both front and back 1:1 Parent 1:1 Parent 1:1 ½ hour 1:4 ratio

Sept 26 – Dec 12 *skip Oct 10 & 31 Jan 9 – Mar 5 *skip Feb 20 ** 8 lessons 9:45 am 6:45 pm 9:45 am 6:45 pm 9:45 am 6:45 pm 9:30am 6:15; 6:45

Sept 27 – Nov 29 Jan 10 – Mar 6

Sept 28 – Nov 30 Jan 11 – Mar 7 6:45 pm 6:45 pm 6:45 pm

Sept 29 – Dec 1 Jan 12 – Mar 8 9:45 am 6:00 pm 9:45 am 6:00 pm 9:45 am 6:00 pm 9:45; 10:45am 4:30; 5:00; 6:00; 6:30 pm 10:15; 10:45 am 4:00; 4:30; 5:00; 6:00; 6:30; 7:00 pm 10:15; 10:45 am 4:00; 4:30; 5:00; 6:00 6:30; 7:00 pm 10:15 am 4:00; 5:00; 6:30; 7:00 pm 10:15 am 4:00; 5:00 6:30; 7:00 pm

Sept 30 – Dec 2 Jan 13 – Mar 9

10:15 am 6:30 pm 10:15 am 6:30 pm 10:15 am 6:30 pm 10:15; 10:45 m; 4:00; 4:30; 5:00; 6:00; 6:30 pm

Pre-school Lessons Sea Otter

Ages 3 – 6 years

Swimmers work on floats, glides, kicking on front and swim 1 metre .

9:30 am 6:15; 6:45 pm

4:00; 5:00 pm

10:00; 10:30 10:45; 11:00; 11:30 am

Salamander Sunfish

Independent skills. Propulsion and buoyancy without assistance. Swim 2 metres. Independent front swim & back glides. Deep water activities. Swim 5 metres

½ hour 1:4 ratio ½ hour 1:4 ratio ½ hour 1:6 ratio ½ hour 1:6 ratio

10:00 am 6:15; 6:45; 7:15 pm 10:00 am 6:15; 6:45; 7:15 pm 10:15 am; 6:45; 7:15 pm 10:15 am; 6:45; 7:15 pm

9:45; 10:45 am 4:30; 5:00; 6:00; 6:30; 7:00 pm 9:45; 10:45 am 4:30; 5:00; 6:00; 6:30; 7:00 pm 9:45 am 4:00; 5:00; 6:00; 7:00 pm 9:45 am 4:00; 5:00; 6:00; 7:00 pm

10:00am 6:15; 6:45; 7:15 pm 10:00am 6:15; 6:45; 7:15 pm 10:00 am 6:15 , 7:15 pm 10:00 am 6:15 , 7:15 pm

4:00; 5:00 pm 4:00; 5:00 pm 4:00; 5:00 pm 4:00; 5:00 pm

10:00; 10:45; 11:00; 11:30 am 10:00; 10:45; 11:00; 11:30 am 10:00 11:00 am 10:00 11:00 am

Crocodile Whale

Front & back swim. Deep water activities. Swim 10 metres. Further develop front & back swims. Introduction to diving. Swim 15 metres.

Red Cross Swim Kids Lessons Swim Kids 1
Intro to safe water activities, floats & guides, submersion & steps towards independence. Swim 5 metres

Age 5 yrs & up
½ hour 1:6 ratio 6:45 pm 5:00; 6:30 pm 6:45 pm 4:45; 6:00 pm 4:30 pm 10:30; 11:30 am

Swim Kids 2

Independent front & back floats & develop front & back propulsion., front swim, Swim 10 metres.

½ hour 1:6 ratio

6:15; 7:15 pm

4:00; 5:00; 6:30; 7:00 pm

6:15; 6:45; 7:15 pm

4:30; 4:45; 6:00; 7:00 pm

4:30 pm

10:30; 10:45; 11:30 am

Swim Kids 3

Intro to Front crawl, deep water activities & further develop back propulsion. Swim 15 metres

½ hour 1:6 ratio

6:15; 7:15 pm

4:00; 4:30; 6:00; 7:00 pm

6:15; 6:45; 7:15 pm

4:00; 4:30 5:15; 6:30; 7:00 pm

4:30; 5:00 pm

10:30; 10:45; 11:30 am

8 • TOWN OF UXBRIDGE COMMUNITY GUIDE Guidelines Sept 26 – Dec Fall $90 12 *skip Oct (once per week x 10 weeks) 10 & 31 Jan 9 – Mar 5 Winter




Sept 27 – Nov 29 Jan 10 –

Sept 28 – Nov 30 Jan 11 –

Sept 29 – Dec 1 Jan 12 –


FALL/WINTER 2011 Sept 30 – Dec Oct 1 – Dec 2 10 *skip Oct 8 Jan 13 – Jan 14 –


& steps towards independence. Swim 5 metres

Swim Kids 2

Independent front & back floats & develop front & back propulsion., front swim, Swim 10 metres.

½ hour 1:6 ratio

6:15; 7:15 pm

4:00; 5:00; 6:30; 7:00 pm

6:15; 6:45; 7:15 pm

4:30; 4:45; 6:00; 7:00 pm

4:30 pm

AqUATiC regisTrATion

10:30; 10:45; 11:30 am

swim with the best at Uxpool. register 6:15; early and sAVe6:00; 6:15;per participant. 5:00 pm 10:30; 10:45; ½ hour 4:00; 4:30; $5.00 6:45; 4:00; 4:30 4:30; Swim Kids 3 1:6 7:15 when you register before sept 15th for the 11:30 am 7:00 pm 7:15 pm 5:15; 6:30; Intro todiscount are available pm Front crawl, deep fall ratio 7:00 pm water activities & further session and before dec 15th for the winter session! develop back propulsion.
Swim 15 metres

Registration Guidelines Fall


Sept 26 – Dec 12 *skip Oct 10 & 31 Jan 9 – Mar 5 *skip Feb 20 ** 8 lessons

Sept 27 – Nov 29

Sept 28 – Nov 30

Sept 29 – Dec 1

Sept 30 – Dec 2

Oct 1 – Dec 10 *skip Oct 8 Jan 14 – Mar 10
10:30; 11:30 am 10:00; 11:15 am 10:00; 11:15 am

Swim with the Best at Uxpool. Jan $5.00 per participant. Jan 11 – Jan 12 – Jan 13 – Register early and SAVE10 – Winter $81 Mar 6 Mar 7 Mar 8 (once per week x 9 weeks) available when you register before Sept 15th forMar 9 Fall Discount are the Red Cross Swim Kids con’t before5Dec 15th for the Winter Session! Age yrs & up Session and
(once per week x 10 weeks)

Swim Kids 4

Fall/Winter 2011/2012 Swim Kids 5
Back Crawl & Whip kick, plus a 50 meter endurance swim

Diving introduced & Front Crawl breathing pattern developed. Swim 25 meters

½ hour 1:6 ratio ¾ hour 1:8 ratio ¾ hour 1:8 ratio ¾ hour 1:8 ratio ¾ hour 1:8 ratio ¾ hour 1:8 ratio ¾ hour 1:8 ratio

6:15; 7:15 pm 6:15; 7:00 pm 6:15; 7:00 pm

4:00; 4:30; 6:00; 7:00;

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4:00; 4:45; 5:15; 6:30; 7:00 pm

4:00;4:30 pm

4:00; 4:45 6:00; 6:45 pm 4:00; 4:45 6:00; 6:45 pm

4:00; 6:45 pm

4:00; 4:45 pm 4:00; 4:45 pm

Swim Kids 6

Further develop endurance, front & back crawl, Intro to elementary back stroke & dolphin kick.

4:00; 6:45 pm

Swim Kids 7 Swim Kids 8

Intro to whip kick on front & 150 meter endurance swim Further development on strokes & Dolphin kick. 300 meter endurance swim

6:15; 7:00 pm 6:15; 7:00 pm 6:15 pm

4:00; 4:45 6:00; 6:45 pm 4:00; 4:45 6:00; 6:45 pm 4:00; 6:00; 6:45 pm 4:00; 6:00; 6:45 pm

6:15; 7:00 pm 6:15; 7:00 pm 6:15 pm

4:00; 6:00; 6:45 pm 4:00; 6:00; 6:45 pm 4:00; 6:00 pm

4:00; 4:45 pm 4:00; 4:45 pm 4:00; 4:45 pm 4:00; 4:45 pm

10:00; 11:15 am 10:00; 11:15 am 10:00; 11:15 am 10:00; 11:15 am

Swim Kids 9

Stroke proficiency and selfrescue. Intro to side stroke. 400 meter swim

Swim Kids 10

Stroke proficiency for Leadership courses. 500 meter swim

6:15 pm

6:15 pm

4:00; 6:00 pm

Adult Lessons
See fitness page

Private Swim Lessons
(ages 10 – 13) Rookie, Ranger, Star & Bronze Star

Advanced Swim Fitness Programs 1 hour Life guarding awards Recreation Swim Club 1 – ages 7 - 9
Competitive swimming at a recreational level. Great for fitness & stroke refinement. Competitive swimming at a recreational level. Great for fitness & stroke refinement. 1:8 ratio $94.25 45 min $90 1 hour 2x per week $190

$90.00 + HST 1:2 $160 1:1 $230

Intermediate 7:00 pm Day or evening

Day or evening

Ages 8 yrs & up

Beginner 7:00 pm Day or evening

Day or evening

Day or evening 5:30 pm


Thursdays 5:15 – 6 pm

Recreation Swim Club 2 – ages 10 - 14

Tues & Thursday 5 – 6pm

Tues & Thursday 5 – 6pm



pre-sChool & priMArY Aged ACTiViTies

Uxbridge Public library offers:
new: weehAnds sign & sing AT hoMe for bAbies And pArenT. learn to communicate with your infant using universal sign language. Weds., Sept. 14-Oct. 5; 10:00-11:00 am. $60.00/child with adult. Sign up starting Aug.8. If interest is sufficient a class will also run in nov. MUsiC MoMenTs wiTh KAThY reid-neiMAn lots of toe tapping and knee slapping along with hands on musical instruments, songs and fingerplays. This is a popular class and FILLS quickly. Thurs. Oct. 13-Dec. 15. Ages 6 - 36 for two dif. classes 10:15 & 11:00 am. $50.00/child, with adult. Pre-reg. opens sept.19 giggles & wiggles Join Cathy Reesor for fun filled classes including games, stories and a craft. Program to run alternate Mons. & Tues., Oct. 24 & 5-Dec. 5&6. Ages 2 / ½-3 / ½ $20.00/child with adult. Pre-reg. opens sept. 19 iT’s MY TUrn Kids 1-2 years, along with adult are invited to this four week session Weds. Oct. 12-Nov.2; 10:00-11:00 am. FREE Lots of fun CONDUCTED BY JOAN FROM Durham Early Literacy. Pre-reg. open sept. 19. new! Get the best of both worlds! Young swimmers will start their saturday morning with a fun fit gym class with activities and games that encourage coordination of gross motor skills. This class is a perfect opportunity for your child to have fun and get warmed up before they will head off to their swimming lesson. Register early to avoid disappointment! Register with a friend and receive a 5% discount on the gym portion! Register before September 16 to receive $5 discount on swim portion! Ages: 3-7 Location: Uxpool Hall Date: arch 26 – June 4 (skip May 21) M saturday mornings 10:00 am Price: $180 (includes swimming lesson) Gym: 45 minute program Swim: 30 – 45 minutes (depending on level) Bring: ym clothes, clean indoor shoes, water and G swimming attire. Important note: If swimmers need assistance to change for their swim program, parents must be present. Questions: Email Rebecca camps@town.uxbridge.on.ca or call 905-852-7831



YoUTh And Teen progrAMs

P.D. Day activities & Programs:
The boAT CoUrse AT Uxpool 905-852-7831 Participants will engage in active classroom education. no water time is required. Pleasure Craft operator certification cards are issued to those who have passed the written examination. one day programs: 9 am—4 pm Cost: $70.00 Uxpool: P.A day-Friday Nov. 18th, Friday, Feb. 17th Ages: 9 – 12yrs, Extended care may be arranged bAbYsiTTing CoUrses (age 11—13) a practical course designed by the Canadian Red Cross to teach proper care of infants, toddlers and older children. Receive basic first aid, and C.P.R training, a babysitters handbook and a wallet card upon completion. one day programs: 9 am—4pm Cost: $70.00 Uxpool: P.A day-Friday Nov. 18th, Friday, Feb. 17th Custom Courses may also be arranged for Youth groups and circles of friends. Minimum of 6 people needed to book.

rAnger pATrol *fiTness progrAM Features timed 200m swims, 100m fitness medley and support/carry a 5 lb. weight. Content is challenging but achievable with effort. skill drills enhance capability in water including a non-contact rescue. fall: September 30 to December 2 winter: January 9 to March 9 Times: Fridays, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm March break: see March break Jr. lifeguard Camp Cost: $94.30 (free public swims on Friday following class) star patrol *fitness program Features timed 300m swims, 600m workouts, lifeguard whistle signals, airway and first aid priorities for external bleeding. Demands good physical conditioning and sound lifesaving judgment. fall: September 30 to December 2 winter: January 9 to March 9 Times: Fridays, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm March break: see March break Jr. lifeguard Camp Cost: $94.30 (free public swims on Friday following class) bronze star *fitness program This is the pre-bronze Medallion training standard and excellent preparation for success in bronze Medallion. bronze star is the new first level of our bronze family and ability is the only prerequisite! Prior training in our Canadian swim Patrol program is an advantage but not a necessity. fall: September 30 to December 2 winter: January 9 to March 9 Times: Fridays, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm March break: see March break Jr. lifeguard Camp Cost: Course fee: $93.00 exam fee: $8.55 Total enrollment: $101.55

P.a. days @ the Uxbridge library
YogA & librArY fUn! The Library is partnering with Susan Ward of Pathways to Peace Yoga & Healing to offer full day PA Day programs that include lots of yoga and library fun. The day will include Yoga postures, meditation, deep relaxation, play time outside, singing, craft, and great library activities. Watch for details at the library or www.uxlib.com. Please bring a lunch and outdoor clothes appropriate for the weather. one day programs. 8:30am – 4:00pm. Cost: $64.00 per child. limit 10 children. Ages: 6-11 years. location: Uxbridge Public library Call the library to register. rooKie pATrol *fiTness progrAM Features timed 100m swims, 350m workouts and swims wearing cloths. a “work hard/play hard” approach develops swimming strength and efficiency with emphasis on personal responsibility for Water Smart behavior. fall: September 30 to December 2 winter: January 9 to March 9 Times: Fridays, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm March break: see March break Jr. lifeguard Camp Cost: $94.30 (free public swims on Friday following class)

adapted aquatics
This exciting program is designed to give those with special needs or disabilities the evaluation and instruction they require in order to excel in aquatic activities and gain a sense of accomplishment in the water. This program will be facilitated by beth McClelland, who is joining our staff from Bayview Kids Rehab Center in Toronto where she has spent a great amount of time working with a variety of kids with different challenges. To register or for more information, please contact the precious Minds @ 905-982-0882 www.preciousminds.com



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Uxpool: YoUTh fiTness

Ages 10—14 Offered after school Monday - Thursday from 4:00 –5:00 pm. A great after School social activity that is sure to get your heart rate up. free squash Clinics and Rental equipment included. Squash goggles mandatory. Cost $86.00 (includes an 3 month membership) Starts September 26th *sign up to avoid disappointment

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is sweeping the nation. This is a latin inspired dance- fitness class that combines basic dance movements that are designed to provide both cardio and muscle toning benefits. Register with a friend and receive a 5% discount! Ages: 13-18 location: Uxpool Hall 905-852-7831 Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm date: Tuesdays starts: Sept. 27th to Nov.29th price: $80 Register: 905-852-7831 bring: workout wear, clean indoor running shoes, water bottle.

Mish Mash Dance Class

Inspired by our summer Dance camp, this non-technical, high energy program is for participants of all abilities! learn HipHop, ballet, lyrical, Jazz, and even some basic gymnastic moves. on the last day, dancers will perform in front of family and friends to show off their new skills! no previous dance experience required. Register with a friend and receive a 5% discount! Ages: 9-12 location: Uxpool Hall Time: 5:00 – 6:15 pm date: Tuesdays starts: Sept. 27th to Nov. 29th price:$80 Register: 905-852-7831 bring: Comfortable clothes, non-marking indoor running shoes or dance shoe, water, energy!

Grab a friend and get moving! Come along and join the Indoor Walking Trail twice a week! Get fit while chatting with a good friend or just bring you and your music! The Walk N’ Talk for teens has 4 fitness stations, 2 flights of stairs for a cardio workout, and an indoor track where 4.5 laps= 1km! You are provided with the use of a Pedometer for the evening, which tracks each step that you take. at the end of every power walk, we record your progressions on your Personal Profile sheet so you can see how well you’ve improved! The benefits of walking are unlimited! Ages: 1 3-17 (under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult) Time: 6 -7pm every Monday and Wednesday (ends in April) Participate in 1 or 2 days/ week starts: Nov. 2 to April 30 price: Membership $25.00 location: Uxbridge secondary school bring: Clean indoor shoes, workout clothes, and water. questions: email Rebecca camps@town.uxbridge.on.ca or call 905-852-7831

Walk N’ Talk for Teens!

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Teen Zumba

CALLING ALL TEENS! Burn calories, and tone up while having fun! Make exercising exciting for you! Zumba is an absolute blast, and will blow you away! Zumba fitness is becoming a revolution and the latest aerobic/dance/energetic program that 14 • TOWN OF UXBRIDGE COMMUNITY GUIDE

are you a high school student looking for volunteer hours? or, are you an individual with some spare time that is interested in helping out in your community? Register as a volunteer with us and we will find a variety of volunteer positions for you! The Town of Uxbridge hosts many events throughout the year that are always looking for volunteers. Rib Fest, Duck Derby, Huck Finn, Highlands of Durham Games, Uxbridge Fall Fair, Art in the Park, Uxbridge Half Marathon, and much more! Call us to volunteer or call us if you are LOOKING for volunteers! We will do the organizing for you! Call rebecca harman at the Uxpool 905-852-7831 or email camps@town.uxbridge.on.ca


YoUTh opporTUniTies



Take TiMe for Your Child’s Health! free family events!
Time is precious, but nothing is more precious that your child’s health. Young children need 90 minutes of physical activity each day for optimal health. encourage a healthy, active lifestyle for your child by enjoying these fun and free family activities. More information and healthy living tips are available at www.TakeTIMe.on.ca. For more information: www.town.uxbridge.on.ca or Uxpool 905-852-7831.

YoUr Child’s heAlTh

Kids vs parents Track and field sunday in Udora work for Your burgers bbq hike in the secord forest Track Trail running



Joseph Gould Public School Udora Hall 24 Victoria St. Udora

hosted by
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Sept. 29 6:00 pm oct. 6 Raindate 8:00 pm oct. 2 Sept. 10 Sept. 25 1:00 pm dusk

12:00 pm - Uxbridge youth centre 5:00 pm 10:00 am - From the town of Goodwood, go south 11:00 am on the 3rd conc. then 2 km south of the Goodwood Rd., turn left/east on the Secord Rd. to the parking lot. 11:00 am - countryside Preserve 11:30 am (meet at parking area behind Wal-Mart) 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 10:00 am Uxbridge Public library 9 Toronto St. South local School tbc Uxbridge early learning centre (yMca) check website for details 1:00 pm 3:00 pm Uxpool, 1 Parkside Dr., Uxbridge check website for details check website for details 1:00 pm 3:00 pm Siloam Hall, 7040 conc. Rd. 2, Siloam Free activities all over Uxbridge! Free Swim at Uxpool - Feb. 20 Free Skate at arena Feb. 20 Skating Party on the Pond & much more!

oct. 15

hyde & squeak’s scavenger hunt bucket ball hide and seek (0 - 6 yrs) santa Claus parade dives, Turns and fun-swim Clinic Tim hortons free skating bowling snow sculptures family day weekend

oct. 22 oct. 29 nov. 17 nov. 26 Dec. 10 christmas break tba Feb. 11

the Uxbridge Swim club
no previous experience required

Uxbridge bowling association Uxbridge art Association Uxbridgelegion Uxbridge Kinsman club township of Uxbridge and various community groups

Feb. 18, 19, 20 Watch for full listing


YoUr Child’s heAlTh

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March break apr. 14


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local School tbc

Precious Minds

geo-cache & scavenger hunt huck finn day

apr. 23

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Meet at the trans canada trail kiosk in centennial Park (behind the township office) elgin Pond, south side of Mill St. at Main st. south

Uxxbridge township camps canadian tire, the Township of Uxbridge, & various community groups
Uxbridge Public library Uxbridge optimist Flyers Uxbridge optimist club Uxbridge Township Summer camps Uxbridge Summer camps canada Day committee & Uxbridge township Summer camps Zephyr Hall board contact: June 905-473-5713

30 apr. 2011

hyde & squeak’s book Celebration Trail running

May 12 May tba

2:00 pm 3:00 pm

Uxbridge Public library 9 toronto St. South

11:00 am - countryside Preserve 11:30 am (meet at parking area behind Wal-Mart) 4:00 pm centennial Park

duck derby & Kids games frisbee golf Canada day & Years! Zephyr family fun day

June tba

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July 21

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Scuba courses:

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library Programs

As we see iT... Have an afternoon out to relax and enjoy adult programs on various topics including: seasonal activities, special guest speakers, world wide travelogues and always delicious refreshments. Make new friends and learn something new! when: 4th Wednesday Oct. & Nov. Cost: ‘toonie’ for treats. Watch for details of a travelogue series, planned for the fall, in our monthly old Town Clock newsletter always available at the library, or online at www.uxlib.com Uxbridge fAll fAir be sure to check out our display at the fair this year. lots of info. and hand-outs, including great gift baskets! pAge TUrners book Clubs are presently full at both the Uxbridge and Zephyr sites. If you are however interested in joining a club, you may like to consider books’n’bites,an informal discussion group which meets every third friday morning at 10:00 am. 125 YEARS!! Watch for details regarding our HUGE celebration in 2012 to celebrate 125 years of the Uxbridge Public library in Uxbridge! for details regarding all programs, for all ages, contact Pamela Noble @905-852-9747

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Sandford School Age Scott Central Public School 905-852-5380

Quaker School Age 905-862-2153



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firsT Aid
sTAndArd firsT Aid/Cpr C: This course provides a comprehensive training covering all aspects of first aid and CPR. This course is for those who want an in-depth understanding of first aid, such as: spinal injuries; medical/legal issues; heat or cold injuries; bone and joint injuries; abdominal and chest injuries as well as burns. Includes CPR C certification and an introduction to the use of AEDs (Automated External Defibrillation) This course is recognized by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB). offered: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm at Uxpool on: Sept. 24 & 25, Oct 22 & 23, Nov 5 & 6, Dec 10 & 11, Jan 14 & 15, Feb 11 & 12, Mar 3 & 4 Cost: $105.00 + HST sfA recertification: Available Sept. 25, Oct. 23, Nov. 6, Dec. 11, Jan 15, Feb. 12, Mar. 4 *Restrictions may apply. Cost: $77.00 + HST

CUsToMiZed firsT Aid & defib TrAining (905) 852-7831 These courses enable you to deal with injuries and medical emergencies at home, work or play. The Township continues to offer, in conjunction with the Uxpool, customized First Aid courses to suit your business needs. We will be happy to structure the core content to fit into your business environment. These courses can also include CPR, WHMIS and Defibrillator certifications. All courses follow the WSIB guidelines and certification requirements, containing theoretical and background subject matter coupled with practical hands on application. our outstanding trainers will engage the learner and can motivate interaction through discussion and hands on competency. We provide ongoing quality control and feedback to ensure materials and the overall training experience is meeting your expectations. Any group of 6 or more individuals, such as businesses, baby groups and youth groups can be accommodated. We will be more than happy to come to your site, or set up your course to take place at the Uxpool. For information contact the Pool at 905-852-7831 or email at pool@town.uxbridge.on.ca.



AdUlT fiTness progrAMs
feel good fiT a complete workout with variety to spice things up! Improve your cardio vascular fitness, boost your metabolism, strengthen and improve your muscle tone and bone density. This class is a head-to-toe workout combining simple but dynamic cardio moves and muscle conditioning exercises using light hand weights. Class will finish with an overall body stretch. all fitness levels welcome. To register, contact Body Design, 905-473-3888, email info@bodydesign.ca or visit www.bodydesign.ca for the class schedule genTle fiT for those just starting out, returning to fitness or maintaining their health, this class will focus on building strong muscles and bones. exercise can improve energy levels and help prevent chronic health problems. There will be a 20 minute cardio component, followed by resistance exercises, finishing with an over-all body stretch. Have fun working at your own pace in this supportive and encouraging class. To register, contact Body Design, 905-473-3888, email info@ bodydesign.ca or visit www.bodydesign.ca for the class schedule. YogAlATes Yogalates is a mind-body practice incorporating the benefits of improved balance and flexibility through Yoga with the core strengthening of Pilates, while promoting breath awareness and relaxation. beginners are welcome! a yoga mat is required. To register, contact Body Design, 905-473-3888, email info@bodydesign.ca or visit www.bodydesign.ca for the class schedule. Uxbridge fUll CirCle JiU-JiTsU is a practical martial art that is a mix of Judo Throws, Karate strikes, aikido Joint locks & Pressure points, as well as ground-fighting techniques. Jiu-Jitsu is based on using an attacker’s weight and strength against them. Therefore, a small person, male or female, with Jiu-Jitsu experience can overcome a much larger attacker making it a very effective form of self-defense in what would be a dangerous situation. Classes for Men and Women Age 14+ take place on Monday and Wednesday nights from 8:15 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. at the Uxpool. Monthly fee - $60.00. Stop by or call Rob Sparkes (905) 862-3407

YogA for heAlTh Heal the body, maintain health and increase flexibility, strength and vitality. bring your specific health concerns and susan will guide you through specific postures, breathing techniques and meditative practices to help you heal. also, helps calm the mind and body and help with insomnia. beginners welCoMe. Dates: Tuesdays, Sept 27 - Nov 22 (9 weeks) Times: 10 – 11:15am Location: Uxpool Cost: $108.00 for full session. Can join the session anytime provided there is space and cost will be prorated. Call Susan Ward, Pathways to Peace Yoga & Healing, 416-571-0447, to register. hAThA YogA wiTh sUsAn wArd of pAThwAYs To peACe YogA & heAling Deep breathing, postures, mind focusing, deep relaxation. Dates: Sept 27 – Nov 29, $110.00 for 10 weeks Dates: Jan 17 – Mar 6, $88.00 for 8 weeks Times:7:30 – 8:45 pm(1 ¼ hour) location: Zephyr Hall. Call Susan to register, 416-571-0447. swiMMing or wATer rUnning: Water running easily combines the cardiovascular benefits of aerobic conditioning with enhanced flexibility and muscle balancing – all in one high powered yet protective workout. Running in water requires no swimming skills. Water provides multidimensional resistance in a joint friendly way. It is an excellent low to non-impact medium for cross training and the most suitable place for recovery and rehabilitation of an injury. Water allows fitness levels to be maintained and can even increase fitness and performance levels for the serious runner. ! see Uxpool fitness schedule for lane or public swim times. FALL/WINTER 2011


AdUlT fiTness progrAMs

indoor wAlKing TrAil

want to stay active during the winter months? love to walk?
Monday and Wednesday evenings November 1/10 – April 30/12 excluding school Holidays Indoor Trail is open from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. One-time fee of $25 - sign up at Uxpool or at the door. No fee for children under 18. Please use the doors on the east side of the school. bring comfortable indoor shoes for walking – cloak room available. All welcome – children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. No running, walking poles or strollers. please contact Uxpool at 905-852-7831 for more information.



AdUlT fiTness progrAMs

What Is Masters Swimming?
The Uxbridge Masters Team is a professionally coached group of adults (must be 18+years) who are committed to improving their fitness and swimming ability by participating in regular team practices. Coached sessions offer 3 levels of workouts (beginner, intermediate, advanced) – designed for both beginning swimmers looking to simply elevate their fitness levels, as well as for intermediate and advanced swimmers wanting a structured physical challenge or training for triathlons or sanctioned Masters swimming competitions. 2011 season practice Times The Masters Practice times for this season are as follows. Changes/ alterations to the schedule will be confirmed via email to registered team members. Regular Masters Team practices will be scheduled as follows: Tuesday Thursday Saturday Sunday 8:30 - 9:30pm 8:30 - 9:30pm 12:00 – 1:00pm 12:00 – 1:00pm All lanes (coached) All lanes (coached) 2 lanes * shared with Lane swim 2 lanes * shared with Lane swim

* The 2 lanes for Masters will be designated as “Fast” lanes. Slower Masters Team Members are able to join the fit swim lanes of their choosing.* Summer Schedule 8:00 – 9:00 pm Tuesdays and Thursdays July 4th – August 26th.

The Uxbridge squash Club
The Uxbridge squash Club has operated in our community for more than 30 years, using two North American courts located at Uxpool. Currently, adult Club members play one another in box leagues on Monday, Wednesday and/or Thursday evenings from september through april. • Junior League: offered after school on Mondays - Thursday 4 – 5 pm • all Session - $86.00 (register at Uxpool 905-852-7831 F Adult league • months $259 or 12 months $345 8 Family (max. 2 adults) • 8 months $338 or 12 months $450 These fees include a “full fitness facility Membership” including swimming at the pool. all adult fees are subject to GST. Adult Club members also pay an additional $20 annual fee to the Club. The squash Club offer several tournaments throughout the year for both youth and adult members. They also offer fRee youth clinics on saturday afternoons throughout the season. FALL/WINTER 2011 TOWN OF UXBRIDGE COMMUNITY GUIDE • 23

Tournaments for both Juniors and adults occur in october and february and the league Championships are in mid-april. Prizes, food and refreshments are provided at each event. For more information and to register: Website www. uxsquash.ca or Call: Jonathan Gladstone 905-852-4489. Come on out and “Get into the Game”.

beginners welcome!


Uxbridge, Fall 2011
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PARENT and CHILD - 18 mths - 3 yrs Basketball
Tiny Tumbler
This program allows you and your toddler time to explore. Children play on a variety of gym equipment including; climbing tressels, beam, box horse, springboard, mats, mini trampoline and parachute. 18 months - 3 years / $78 Trinity United Church, Uxbridge Wednesday, 9 - 10 a.m.

PRESCHOOL - 2 yrs +
Pre-School Gym
Children participate in an action packed gym program designed to develop flexibility, coordination and agility. Equipment includes beam, vault, mini trampoline and parachute. Children attend on their own. Please provide drink and snack. 2-1/2 - 5 years / $115 Trinity United Church, Uxbridge Wednesday, 10 - 11:30 a.m.

This program is dedicated to teaching boys and girls the fundamentals of basketball, fair play, sportsmanship, and life skills. The sessions are based on fundamental skill development with a portion devoted to game tactics. Focus is placed on 6 areas of basketball; footwork; ball handling/ dribbling; shooting; passing/receiving; rebounding and offense. Start Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2011 End Date: March 27, 2012 Quaker Village P.S. Beginner 6 - 8 years / $130.00 (21 weeks) Tuesdays, 6 - 7 p.m. Junior 9 - 12 years / $150.00 (21 weeks) Tuesdays, 7 - 8 p.m.

Street Jazz

A fusion of hip hop and jazz steps creates a style called street jazz. Activities include warm-up stretches, across the room steps, and mini-choreography. 9 - 12 years / $78 Uxbridge P.S. Tuesday, 7:45 - 8:30 p.m.


ART & COOkINg - 6 yrs +
Creative Arts
This program is delivered by YMCA trained staff for children who want to explore their creative talents through arts and crafts, drawing, painting, sculpting, music and drama. All art materials, included in fee. 6-12 years / $115 YMCA - Uxbridge Child Care Wednesday, 7 - 8:15 p.m.

Little Ballerinas

SPORTS - 4 yrs +
Junior Sports
This program allows younger athletes to try their hand at lots of fun sports. Floor hockey, indoor soccer, basketball and active games will be part of this exciting program. 4 - 6 years / $84.00 Quaker Village P.S. Monday, 6 - 7 p.m. (No class Oct. 10, 2011)

Little ones learn movement to music and ballet steps. These skills enhance coordination and improve balance. 3 - 5 Years / $65.00 Uxbridge P.S. Tuesdays, 6 - 6:30 p.m.

Kids Can Cook

Little Ballerinas Level 2

Variety Sports

For children who have taken Level 1. Children will enhance their co-ordination skilss and improve their balance through movement to music and basic ballet steps. 3 - 5 Years / $65.00 Uxbridge P.S. Tuesdays, 6 - 7 p.m.

This is the perfect class to learn about cooking! Learn how to prepare simple, healthy snacks and meals. Participants will learn about recipes, nutrition, kitchen safety and eat their creations. Maximum 8 children. 9-12 years / $108.00 YMCA - Uxbridge Child Care Wednesday, 6 - 7 p.m.

Ladies Indoor Soccer
Don't miss the chance to improve your soccer skills with other participants of varying skill levels. A great opportunity to exercise and socialize. Quaker Village P.S. Monday, 8:15 - 9:15 p.m. / $58.00 + HST No class Monday, October 10, 2011 Uxbridge High School Tuesday, 6:15-7:45 p.m. / $72.00 + HST

We have combined several popular sports into one great program. The sports include floor hockey, basketball, and indoor soccer. The YMCA will provide sticks. Please provide helmets. 6 - 10 years / $92.00 Quaker Village P.S. Monday, 7 - 8 p.m. (No class Oct. 10, 2011)

Dance Mix

Jazz, hip hop and lyrical dancing moves combined in fun choreographies. Learn to shake and move your body for fun and a workout. 6-8 years / $76 Uxbridge P.S. Tuesday, 7 - 7:45 p.m.


To register for these programs call the YMCA at 905-985-2824 or see the next page


YMCA regisTrATion forM

BY PHONE: Call 905-985-2824. Phone registrations require payment with Visa or Master Card IN PERSON: Drop off your registration and payment at our YMCA office at 158 Casimir St., Suite 102, Port Perry BY FAX: Fax your registration to our office at 905-985-6156. Faxed registrations require payment with Visa or Master Card BY MAIL: Mail your cheque and registration form to YMCA Community Programs, 158 Casimir St., Suite 102, Port Perry, On. L9L 1B7 (please call to ensure fax or mail registration has been received)
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YMCA Childcare Uxbridge

141 Reach Street, Uxbridge 905-862-2750


Working or volunteering for the YMCA offers a unique experience and opportunity for personal growth through service to others. For more information please call the YMCA at 905-985-2824
YMCA Cancellation, or Refund Policy: (The YMCA reserves the right to cancel any program or change published dates and or times. For refunds a written request must be received prior to the second class and we will refund a pro rated refund minus a $25.00 administration fee. A $30.00 charge will be applied to NSF cheques and credit card declines. If the YMCA cancels a program a full refund is granted. Minimum & maximum participant numbers apply to all programs.)

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YMCA of Greater Toronto is committed to protecting personal information by following responsible information handling practices, in keeping with privacy laws. We collect and use personal data in order to better meet your service needs, to ensure the safety of children in our care, for statistical purposes, to inform you about the YMCA program or service in which you are registered, and to satisfy government and regulatory obligations. You may also hear from us periodically about other YMCA programs, services and opportunities that may interest and benefit you. For more information on the YMCA’s commitment to privacy, please visit our web site at: www. ymcatoronto.org or contact YMCA Customer Service at (416) 928-9622.

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AdUlT fiTness progrAMs

Fitness: Swimming / Aqua Fit / Squash

Lane Swimming: (open swim for lengths only) *shared Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
7:15 –8:15am 11:30– 1:00pm 8:30– 9:30pm 6:00 –7:30 am* 11:30 – 1:00pm 7:30 – 8:30pm* Masters 8:30 – 9:30pm 7:15 – 8:15 am 11:30 – 1:00pm 8:30 – 9:30pm

swiMMing/AqUA fiT/sqUAsh Uxpool fAll / winTer fiTness opporTUniTies 905-852-7831 Uxpool Fall/Winter Fitness Opportunities 905-852-7831

7:15 – 8:15 am 11:30 – 1:00pm 5:30 – 6:30pm* 6:30 – 8:00pm*

12:00–1:00pm 1:00 -3:00pm*

12:00–1:00pm 1:00 -3:00pm*

6:00 –7:30 am* 11:30 – 1:00pm 7:30 – 8:30pm* Masters 8:30 – 9:30pm

Family Swimming: (open swim for all ages) *shared pool. Monday Tuesday Wednesday
Seniors & Family

1:00-2:00pm* 7:30-8:30pm*

10:30-11:30am 6:30-8:00pm*



*Fitness fees: (all pay as you go fees include HST) $4.75/Adult, $4.00/Senior & Student, $3.25Youth (15 & under), and $2.25/Child (6 & under accompanied by an adult in the water) $12.00/Family.

1:00-2:00pm* 7:30-8:30pm*


Squash (open Monday – Friday 7 am – 9 pm, Saturdays 9 – 4 *times may vary, Sundays 11:30 – 4 pm ) Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
League Junior League Public Courts 5 pm – 9 pm 4 pm – 5 pm 7 am – 5 pm 5 pm – 9 pm 4 pm – 5 pm 7 am –5 pm 5 pm – 9 pm 4 pm – 5 pm 7 am – 5 pm 5 pm – 9 pm 4 pm – 5 pm 7 am – 5 pm 4 pm – 5 pm 7 am – 9 pm

9 am – 5 pm

Aqua Wellness & Aqua Fitness *shared pool. Monday Tuesday Wednesday
Aquatic Wellness Aqua Fitness am Aqua Fitness pm 8:45-9:40am 7:45-8:30pm 1:00-2:00 pm* 8:45-9:40am 8:45-9:40am 7:45-8:30pm

1:00-2:00 pm* 8:45-9:40am


11:00 – 12:00pm

Fee: (all pay as you go fees include HST) Adult $8.00/class or court, Senior / Youth $7.50/ class or court

Membership rates:
Uxbridge Township Residents Receive a 5% discount on fees except 10 Pack Specials Family Fitness membership + HST Adult Fitness membership + HST Senior Fitness membership + HST Junior & Youth Fitness membership+ HST Family Swim ONLY + HST Adult Swim ONLY + HST Senior Swim ONLY + HST Youth Swim ONLY + HST 10 Pack Specials $65 $24 $85 $65

Fitness Memberships include: Squash, Aquafit, Wellness, Masters and Public Swims Fitness Memberships include: Squash, Aquafit, Wellness, Masters and Public Swims

20 Pass Monthly Options *expires Two Three Six 8 mo. $101 $158 $261 $121 $78 $121 $200 $91 $59 $91 $151 $86 $55 $86 $143 $78 $121 $200 $89 $57 $89 $148 $68 $44 $68 $113 $60 $38 $60 $99

Eight $338 $259 $195 $185 $259 $191 $146 $128

Twelve $450 $345 $260 $246 $345 $255 $195 $170



leAdership progrAMs

how do i beCoMe A lifegUArd And swiM insTrUCTor?
sTep 1: BRONzE MEDALLiON Teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodied in the four components of water rescue education – judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness. Rescuers learn tows, carries and release methods in preparation for challenging rescues of increased risk. lifesavers learn to respond to increasingly complex situations involving conscious and unconscious victims with an obstructed airway. lifesavers develop fitness and endurance in a timed swim. Pre-requisite: 13 yrs of age and/or Bronze Star Fall: S undays 1:30 to 5:00 pm Oct 2 to Dec 11 *skip Oct 9th & 30th Winter Break: on to Fri 8:30 am to 4:30 pm M January 2 to 6 Winter: S undays 12:30 to 5 pm January 8 to March 4 *skip Jan 22nd & Feb 19th Cost: includes materials, exam fee and course fee: $225.00 **full attendance is mandatory sTep 2: BRONzE CROSS AND STANDARD FiRST AiD WiTH CPR “C” This is designed to challenge the lifesaver in a more advanced setting. This course teaches the difference between lifesaving and life guarding, the principles of emergency procedures and teamwork. lifesavers learn how to rescue a spinal –injured victim as well as multiple victim rescues. Prerequisite: bronze Medallion Fall: S undays 1:30 to 5:00 pm Oct 2 to Dec 11 *skip Oct 9th & 30th Winter Break: on to Fri 8:30 am to 4:30 pm M January 2 to 6 Winter: S undays 12:30 to 5 pm January 8 to March 4 *skip Jan 22nd & Feb 19th Cost: includes materials, exam fee and course fee: $225.00 **full attendance is mandatory sTep 3: AWSi: ASSiSTANT WATER SAFETy iNSTRuCTOR This leadership course is designed to reinforce swimming skills and knowledge. It introduces the candidate to basic instructional and leadership concepts. Pre-requisite: 15 yrs of age or older fall: sundays 1 to 5 pm Oct 2 to Dec 11 *skip Oct 9th & 30th Cost: materials & course fee: $225 + HST **full attendance is mandatory sTep 4: NLS: THE NATiONAL LiFEguARD SERviCE AWARD This award builds on the fundamental principles taught in the previous lifesaving awards. It is recognized as the standard of lifeguard performance in Canada, nls education is designed to develop a sound understanding of life guarding principles, good judgment and a mature and responsible attitude towards the role of a lifeguard. Pre-requisites: Bronze Cross, 16 yrs of age (minimum) and a current standard first aid. **full attendance is mandatory Fall: November 11,12,13 and 25, 26, 27 Times: Fri. 6–10 pm; Sat. 9–9pm; Sun. 9-8pm Cost: includes materials, exam fee and course cost: $275 + HST sTep 4: WSi AND LSSi: RED CROSS WATER SAFETy AND LiFESAviNg SOCiETy iNSTRuCTOR This is a course designed to further develop instructional and leadership concepts. Candidates experience, analyze and apply the Red Cross program curriculum. This course prepares instructors to teach the Canadian swim Patrol, bronze Medal awards and emergency first aid as offered by the lifesaving society Pre-requisite: 16 yrs of age, current Bronze Cross and a current AWSI certification. **full attendance is mandatory Fall: Sept 30, Oct 1, 2 & Oct 14, 15, & 16 Cost: includes materials & course fee $400.00 + HST Note: If you already have the WSI, please speak to Carolyn about taking only the lssI sTep 5: MAinTenAnCe reCerTifiCATion eVerY Two YeArs To MAinTAin ACTiVe sTATUs. Red CRoss WateR safetY InstRuCtoR ReCeRtIfICatIon This course is designed to recertify a Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Award. Spring: December 18th Time: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm Cost: Certification fee approx. $27.50 + Course fee: $63.00 + HST nLs ReCeRtIfICatIon CouRse Spring: December 17th Time: 3:00 pm t 8:00 pm Cost: Certification fee approx. $28.00 + Course fee: $63.00 + HST



ArTs CUlTUre & food

Uxbridge celebrate arts, culture and Food

september 15th – october 8th: The Uxbridge Celebration of the arts is an annual arts and culture festival celebrating art in all its forms. The month-long event features the world-renowned Uxbridge studio Tour, battle of the youth bands, juried art show for adults and kids, sculpture symposium, culinary samplings, famous author speaker series and more. for more information, visit www.celebrationofthearts.ca.

Uxbridge Celebrate Arts, Culture and Food

September 15th – October 8th: The Uxbridge Celebration of the Arts “a 10-day culinary experience you don’t is an annual arts and culture festival celebrating art in all its forms.

want to miss!” The month-long event features the world-renowned Uxbridge Studiofrom september 9the 18, featured restaurants throughout Durham Region will Tour, battle of to youth bands, juried art show for adults be creating exclusive prix fixe menus and serving up mouth watering dishes. and kids, sculpture symposium, culinary samplings, famous author Many of the restaurants will be partnering with local producers to use fresh-fromspeaker series and more. For more the-garden ingredients. www.celebrationofthearts.ca. information, visit www.durhamsavourtheseason.ca
“A 10-day culinary experience you don’t want to miss!”
september 17th * producers to use fresh-from-the-garden ingredients. partnering with local All sites open 10 am – 4 pm 1) isit the Leaskdale home of Lucy Maud Montgomery, author of Anne of Green Gables: V a national historic site; now celebrating 100 years of l.M. Montgomery in leaskdale. 2) isit the Thomas Foster Memorial, filled with 22K gold mosaics, hand painted stained V September 17th * All sites open 10 am – 4 pm glass, rich coloured terrazzo and magnificent marble. Celebrating 75 years! 3) earn about the area’s early Quaker settlers at the Uxbridge Historical Centre L 1) Visit the Leaskdale home of Lucy Maud Montgomery, author of featured Green Gables;Hall a National historic site. Anne of at the lodge now new Vintage Toy display 2) Enjoy a concert in the Thomas Foster Memorial, known for its great acoustics. Celebrating 75 years 4) ake a 40 minute ride on a vintage Pullman railcar over the Oak Ridges Moraine. T 3) Learn about the area’s early Quaker settlers at the Uxbridge-Scott Museum; New Heritage Toy display featured at the Lodge Hall 4) Ride a vintage Pullman railcar over the Oak Ridges Moraine on the York-Durham Heritage Railway. York-Durham Heritage Railway runs at 10 & 11 am, 1, 2 & 3 pm. 5) Discover the heritage architecture of downtown Uxbridge while enjoying nine hiking trails in and around the town $8.00 / person or *package deals available at the Historical Centre 905-852-5854 ****Group tour package Adults $23.00, Children $17.00 5) iscover the heritage architecture of downtown Uxbridge by following our walking tours D
From September 9 to DeStInatIon Day Durham Region will be creating HeRItaGe 18, featured restaurants throughoutdishes. Many of the restaurants will be exclusive prix fixe menus and serving up mouth watering



****group tour packages Adults $23.00, Children $17.00 - includes train ride: available at the Historical Centre, 7239 Concession Rd. 6, Uxbridge ON L9P 1N5 905-852-5854, www.uxbridgehistoricalcentre.com

Visit the studios of 27 local artists who are hosting another 30 guest artists. www.uxbridgestudiotour.ca or facebook.com/UxbridgestudioTour Map and details available at www.uxbridgestudiotour.ca or facebook.com/UxbridgeStudioTour Brochure available at Blue Heron Books; Presents, Presents, Presents on Brock; Rush Photo; the Quilters Cupboard; Elemi; Brochure available at Blue Heron Books; Presents, Presents, Presents on Brock; Rush Photo; the Quilters Cupboard; Elemi; Select Art Gallery; Tin Cup Caffe; Tin Mill Restaurant; Frankie’s Ristorante and many more sites. Select Art Gallery; Tin Cup Caffe; Tin Mill Restaurant; Frankie’s Ristorante and many more sites.

UXBRIDGE STUDIO TOUR: September 17 & 18th 10am to 6pm Visit the studios of 27 local artists who are hosting another 30 guest artists. Map and details available at

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Township of Uxbridge ArenA & reCreATion CenTre P.O. Box 664 - 291 Brock Street W Uxbridge, Ontario, L9P 1G1 Phone: (905) 852-3081 Fax: (905) 852-2946 Drop by the arena and check out one of the many private programs offered or contact the user groups directly for program information. Information boards are located in the arena lobby. CoMMUniTY CenTre available for weddings, anniversaries, birthday parties and other community functions. full kitchen and bar facilities, air conditioned, Municipal alcohol Policy in effect . booking information call (905) 852-6761 MeeTing rooMs The arena has three meeting rooms available to rent on a first come first serve basis. Contact the arena office to reserve your meeting space today. pUbliC sKATing TiMes Wednesday 7:00 – 8:00 pm Thursday 3:15 - 4:45pm Sunday 1:00 – 2:00 pm Uxbridge YoUTh hoCKeY AssoCiATion P.O. Box 1566, Uxbridge, ON. L9P 1N7 (905) 852-9611 Uxbridge brUins JUnior hoCKeY Ian Bell: (416) 219-0376 Uxbridge Minor hoCKeY AssoCiATion oMHa Representative: Virginia Jacobsen www.uxbridgeminorhockey.com Uxbridge sKATing ClUb Programs available for the recreational beginner to high level test-stream skater, from age 4 to adult. (905) 852-1232 www.powergate.ca Uxbridge ollies oldTiMes hoCKeY ClUb Fred Bendell: (905) 852-3257 Uxbridge islAnders oldTiMes hoCKeY ClUb oldtimer Hockey Club Don Mason: (905) 852-3421

The iCe AlloCATion poliCY dictates how ice is distributed. Copies of this document may be obtained from the arena office. fAll / winTer iCe Day time Rental Space is still available. To book please contact (905) 852-3081 lACrosse leAgUe for boYs & girls For registration or league information: (905) 862-8087 www.uxbridgeminorlacrossassociation.com. AdUlT reCreATion hoCKeY leAgUe Men’s & ladies’ Recreational Hockey for registration or league information contact www.uxbridge.com/uah

Uxbridge soUrCe for sporTs located in the arena lobby. fully stocked pro-shop for all your sporting good needs. skate sharpening services available. (905) 852 9689 AdVerTising opporTUniTies: Would you like to advertise your business or services to residents and visitors of the Township of Uxbridge? The Uxbridge arena is an excellent avenue to achieve your goal. The arena is home to many recreational and sporting activities. This twin pad facility has approx. 500,000 people pass through the doors on an annual basis. Promoting your business to this many people is definitely something you should consider taking advantage of. To advertise at this facility, Please contact the facilities Manager at (905) 852-3081. giVing All Kids A sporTing ChAnCe: aPPlICaTIons aVaIlable at the arena & Uxpool office. Fall / Winter Deadline: November 10th Spring / Summer Deadline: May 10th





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Uxbridge MUsiC hAll

The Music Hall has become the cultural centre of Uxbridge Township. some of the varied forms of entertainment presented in the unique, beautiful building include excellent theatre groups, inspirational concerts, dance recitals plus books & author’s nights.

onstage presents: blood brothers Oct. 6 -9 and 13-15 2011 fawlty Towers is coming back to Uxbridge Oct. 27, 28, 29 at 8pm, Oct. 29 at 3:30pm Join basil, sybil, Manuel, Polly and the gang as we find out what basil has done to create such chaos. Tickets available Sept. 1st at www.starticketing.com for $20.00

here on the flight path Nov. 10–12, 17-19 2011 Uxbridge Youth Theatre presents Production to be confirmed

Music hall, Uxbridge Youth Theatre presents: white Christmas - Dec 1 - 4 and 8 - 10 willy wonka Jr. dec. 15 – 17th Vocally Inspire Performers present the classic tale of poor Charlie Bucket and Willy Wonka with lots of Golden ticket. Chocolate factory fun. This musical boasts a talented cast of 35 children. Watch the Cosmos for ticket information. Uxbridge dance Academy present - nutcracker Dec. 17, 18, 19 2010

Uxbridge Musical Scholarship Fund

The Fund was established in 1998 with the intention of offering scholarships to students progressing to post-secondary education and who will be pursuing Musical studies as their main focus. The fund was started when a few members of the local musical scene felt there was a need both to support young musicians and to provide some financial help. Candidates are required to be living or studying within the Township of Uxbridge boundaries and must be under the age of 25. Financial Support Continues to be generously given by local service clubs while local students and bands raise money by presenting concerts as well. Details of the Fund itself can be obtained by contacting Anthony Holt at (905) 852-5970 or Lesley Joosten (905) 852-3243.

hMs pinafore Jan. 19-22, 26-28 2011 www.onstageuxbridge.com

ryleepuss production presents sound of Music Feb. 2012 www.ryleepuss.com

coming events at the Music Hall
Celebration of the Arts www.celebrationofthearts.ca This gala event: sept. 17th will be a re-creation of the opening evening in1901 with authentic music, speeches and songs. step back in time and experience the controversy surrounding the location of the hall. Dress according to the times and you will receive a $5.00 discount on your ticket.

sKr dance studio Annual recital Friday, April 20 7pm Saturday April 21 3pm and 7pm www.SKR.ca

Uxperience 2012 uxperience goes ”out of this world” May 3,4,5 2012 Check for more details on our website www.uxperience.ca TOWN OF UXBRIDGE COMMUNITY GUIDE • 35


Uxbridge heriTAge

the thomas Foster Memorial
The Foster Memorial is located: 4 km north of Uxbridge on Durham 1 (Conc. 7) on the east side of the road. 9449 Regional Rd # 1, Uxbridge The Thomas Foster memorial was built for $250,000 in 1936 on a hill in the countryside of Uxbridge Township. The Taj Mahal inspired its structure (Agra, India). The roof surfaces are copper tile, and the entrance doors, windows, tracery and all metal parts are bronze. The beautiful stained glass windows are the work of Yvonne Williams, and are of hand-painted, fired and leaded glass, the colour and designs are harmonious and are distributed so as to flood the interior with soft, colourful light. The 22kgold mosaics with also multi colors give elegance to this magnificent building. The floors are of rich coloured terrazzo and marble mosaics, wrought in symbolic designs. on entering, one crosses the River of oaths on which floats water lilies and lily pads. In the general design of the floor beneath the great dome, the motion, typifying life, radiates from the Greek letters “Alpha and omega” which in turn flank the “Chi Rho monogram in its early byzantine form, the laurel wreath of victory over death encircles the centre motif. above, the drum of the dome is pierced with 12 stained glass, leaded windows, that in the east being in the form of a gold cross on a rich blue ground. Circling the lower part of the dome, above the great arches in gold lettering on a field of graded blue mosaic is the inscription… ‘Take this my body for it is done and I have gained a new life, glorious and eternal’

sept. 2 sept. 9 sept. 16 sept.23 sept. 30 oct. 7 oct. 14 oct. 21 oct. 28

book a Tour: 905-640-3966
“The Diamond of Durham”, is Listed by Ron Brown as one of the Top 100 Unusual things to see in ontario.. Visit our new web site and slide show www.fostermemorial.com

Tokayo shimoda- Instrumental Macullin & Pullin Guitar Vocals Grindstone Cowboy –Country Blues Jane loewen - Vocals now and Then - Vocals Tudor Consort Choir Ted Nasmith Guitar/Vocals Nancy Hall – Guitar/Vocals Halloween Jane loewen music. special reading and music to High light the special date

*** once a month on friday at the foster Concerts there will be a draw for a special gift.

fridays at the foster Concerts
May – october each Friday 7:30-8:30 P.M. Admission is a Donation at the Door.

special dates 2011
october 23 sunday 2:00 special Concert to celebrate our 75th Anniversary at the foster. This will be a very special celebration. nov 27, sunday 2:00 p.m - ladies of the foster reading: A Christmas Carol & Carols The ladies of the foster always welcome new members who are interested in entertaining at the foster.

book your wedding: 905-852-6761

This grand facility is now fully accessible and has a new washroom facility. The new washroom is built in the image of the Thomas foster Memorial and completes this site to facilitate weddings, concerts, funerals, and festivals. FALL/WINTER 2011


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lucy Maud Montgomery at Home in leaskdale: a centennial celebration 2011
Join the lucy Maud Montgomery Society of ontario in 2011 and 2012 for our cultural events at the national Historic leaskdale Manse and church.
From 1911 to 1926, Montgomery wrote 11 books at the Manse including her sequels to anne and her poetry book. from educational and cultural tours and programs to entertaining and enjoyable events, we have it all. both sites are run by The lucy Maud Montgomery society of ontario. The back section of the Manse will be restored with a partnership with the Trillium foundation.

Activities 2011
october 6-16 arnold Hodgkins art show october 13,14,15 Centennial Celebration november 11,12 Step in Thyme Gift Sale november 26 old fashioned Christmas Concert oUr CenTenniAl CelebrATion oCTober 13, 14, 15 CelebrATing The ArriVAl of l. M. MonTgoMerY in leAsKdAle, in 1911 You are invited to this grand affair happening in your own community! We have many interesting speakers from Canada, the United states and europe. fans and readers are coming from around the world as well. special evening entertainment will follow each days’ programs. as well there will be an art show, theatre presentations special dinners and a collector’s market. a highlight will be the ribbon cutting at the leaskdale Manse national Historic site and the burning of the mortgage on the Historic leaskdale church. This will be an EVENT TO REMEMBER in UxBRIDGE. for more information on tours, rentals, special events or volunteering call 905-852-5284 or 905-852-3517

the historic church is beautiful. the interior is very much like it was for Maud’s husband, Reverend ewen Macdonald’s sermons each Sunday.
our displays and presentations give the details and background of lucy Maud’s writing in leaskdale and history of this hamlet. **tours are given throughout the summer Wednesday to sunday or anytime of the year by appointment. Why not arrange a tour for friends and family?

pleAse CheCK oUT oUr web siTe ofTen. www.lucymaudmontgomery.ca



Uxbridge heriTAge

Uxbridge Historical centre
The Uxbridge Historical Centre (Uxbridge-Scott Museum & Archives) is a cluster of 10 buildings in which the heritage of the Uxbridge area is collected and displayed. on the site we have two historical houses, a church, a schoolhouse, a print shop, two former community halls and three implement sheds. Thanks to a grant from the Trillium foundation, all of the museum buildings are wheelchair accessible. Uxbridge is the Trail Capital of Canada! start your tour of Uxbridge’s trails with a visit to the Historical Centre. our location provides access to the Quaker Trail, picnic tables, horseshoe pitches and a wonderful view of the area’s seasonal colours.

new exhibit! “A history of play: An exhibition of Vintage Toys and Collectables”

an exhibition for young and young-at-heart alike, this collection offers a new perspective of our community’s heritage. over 100 toys and collectables including dolls, games, books and transportation toys.

hours of operation & Museum Tours
The Centre is staffed from March until December. Guided tours of the Centre’s heritage buildings take place seasonally, from Victoria Day weekend to mid-October, Wednesday to Sunday and holidays, from10am to 4 pm. The museum welcomes group tours. arrangements can be made for group tours outside of regular tour hours (please call in advance to arrange).

Coming events:
sept 17th All sites open 10 am – 4 pm. Visit the foster Memorial, lucy Maud Manse & Historic Church, Historical Centre and Ride the Historic York-Durham Train. Package Tickets at 905-852-5854. friday, september 30 – “The hat lady” norma shepherd presents a Retrospective Millinery fashion Show. Pre-registration required. 905-852-5854 $25/person, 7:30pm. location: Uxbridge senior Centre sunday, october 2 – Celebrate Culture days with “Through the looking glass with Alice” Themed games and activities with the Queen of Hearts and the Mad Hatter. fun for the whole family. 10:00am-4:00pm, Museum Grounds. Free admission. wednesday, october 5 – Uxbridge-scott historical society Meeting with guest speaker archaeologist dr. Amy barron. All are welcome. Donation only. Museum Schoolhouse. 7:00pm. wednesday, november 2 – Uxbridge-scott historical society Meeting with guest speaker phil Craig from the georgina Military Museum. All are welcome. Donation only. Museum Schoolhouse. 7:00 pm

Adults $5.00, Seniors $4.00, Students $4.00, Children 6-12 $3.00, Family $14.00 (2 adults and 2 school-aged children), Group Tours $5 per person. Different rates may apply for special events.

Use of Archives
Half-day $15.00 plus HsT. Full Day $20.00 plus HST. (Please call to make an appointment)

weddings and special events
Consider having your wedding at the museum’s fifth line Church. This rural church (c. 1870) can seat 85 people and is wheelchair-accessible. our picturesque gazebo is perfect for photos and special events. Please see our website for details about weddings, family reunions, group picnics, and special events. Call 905-852-5854 or 905-852-6761 for more information on rates and availability.



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york Durham Heritage Railway

speCiAl eVenTs:
september 11th Grandparents Day september 17th Heritage Destination Day september 18th Teddy Bear Day october saturdays & sundays fall Colours Trains october 29th & 30th Halloween Trains december 3rd & 4th, 10th & 11th santa Trains

The York-Durham Heritage Railway invites you for a nostalgic 20 km ride between the towns of Uxbridge and Stouffville, ont. experience nature at its best while travelling through the picturesque oak Ridges Moraine, a unique geological feature less than 1 hour from Toronto. Ride in a heritage coach from the 1950’s or in a vintage coach from the 1920’s. Watch the scenery from our doorsopen baggage car or ride with a crew member in our red caboose where you can enjoy panoramic views from the cupola.

TrAin depArTUre TiMes And rATes:
www.ydhr.ca or email ydhr.@ydhr.ca or leave a message at


our regular trains operate on sundays from June through to the end of october, travelling the Uxbridge-stouffville corridor with additional saturday trains during the fall colour season and separate scheduling for some theme train trips.

wheelChAir ACCessible: our train is equipped with a wheelchair accessible washroom, snack bar and souvenir stand. The Heritage Train is wheelchair accessible for all trips beginning and ending in Uxbridge; however, we are not wheelchair accessible at the stouffville station at the present time. we’re fAMilY friendlY!
for kids, we have face painting, balloon animals and a toy train to enjoy.

booKings AVAilAble:
Special Events • Corporate or Private Parties • Fundraisers • Family Reunions • Birthday Parties • Tour Groups

905-852-3696 (and one of our volunteers will respond to your inquiry)




Township of Uxbridge pUbliC librArY
our Mission: The Uxbridge and Zephyr Public libraries are information resources committed to fostering literacy and promoting lifelong learning. our Vision: The Uxbridge and Zephyr libraries are recognized by our community and its leaders as an essential resource for information and ideas. Mascots: Hyde (cat) and Squeak (mouse) More than books @ your library The library has an impressive collection of • Downloadable Audiobooks • DVDs and Videos • Talking books on CD • Music CDs • Graphic Novels • Online Databases • Fiction and non-fiction titles • Magazines and newspapers • Large print books • Information and reference services Browse our online catalogue of over 60,000 items at www. uxlib.com from the comfort of your own home. If an item is on loan and you would like it, your can reserve it online yourself or we can reserve if or you. free internet Access Come in and use the Internet computers or take advantage of our hotspot. You can even print in color. We offer computer/ Internet courses for a nominal fee. We also loan netbooks in the library. interlibrary loan If the library doesn’t have what you need, we will try to get it for you from another library. suggest an item for the Collection We always welcome suggestions for new items for your collection. A wide Variety of programs In the Adult Department author readings, workshops, tours, speakers, and other special events are planned for the coming year. See the section ‘ Adult Programs’ elsewhere in this booklet, for more information. for children we have three pre-school programs - fun for friends, Musical Moments with Kathy Reid-Naiman for ages 6 to 36 months and It’s My Turn for kids 1-2 years of age. P.A. Day Events are planned for students in both systems by Corrinne Morrison. and don’t forget activities during March break and the summer for all children. Please see our monthly newsletter, The old Town Clock, local newspapers, give us a call at 905-852-9747 or 40 • TOWN OF UXBRIDGE COMMUNITY GUIDE check our website, www.uxlib.com, for further details. genealogy department The Genealogy/Local History Room offers an extensive collection of genealogy tools. This includes the index to vital statistics for Ontario: Births 1869 – 1903, Marriages 1869 – 1918, Deaths 1869 – 1928. Along with other material on CD-ROM and in print, most of the Uxbridge Times-Journal is available. Microfilm material can be viewed on our reader/ printer/scanner and saved images can be emailed or copied to diskette ZephYr librArY The completely revamped Zephyr library offers an excellent selection of adult and Children’s books, magazines, videos, talking books, and reference materials. If it is not in the library, the staff will try to locate it for you. Computers with Internet access and word processing are available during open hours. fundraising projects We have three main fundraising projects: Volumes of Giving and Adopt-A-Book or Magazine which provide an opportunity to honour individuals, relatives, family members or friends with a commemorative book plate or inscription. or give a gift certificate to a loved one or hard to purchase f friend. friends of the library Come and join the friends of the library and have the satisfaction of promoting reading and library services to the community. let the friendly staff at both our locations help you satisfy your information, cultural, and leisure needs. Uxbridge public library 9 Toronto street south Tel: 905-852-9747 Fax: 905-852-9849 email: ahartmann@uxlib.com Website: www.uxlib.com hours of operation Mon., Wed., Fri., Sat. 9:30 am – 5:00 pm Tuesday and Thursday 9:30 am – 9:00 pm Sun.(Between Oct and May) 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Zephyr public library 1300 Durham Road 39 Tel: 905-473-2375 Fax: 905-473-2375 Tuesday and Thursday 2:00 pm -8:00 pm Saturday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm


Uxbridge senior CiTiZen’s ClUb
UXbRIDGe SenIoR cItIZenS’ clUb RoSteR /actIVItIeS FoR 2011 phone nUMber seniors’ CenTre – 905-852-7401 hAll renTAl- Town of Uxbridge – KAren rYl – 905-852-6761 (on CaLL sYsteM afteR HouRs….. nuMBeR – 877-426-4459)

presidenT pAsT presidenT 1sT ViCe presidenT seCreTArY/TreAsUrer MeMbership ChAir


905-852-6494 905-862-2144 905-852-7792 905-862-2546 905-852-6494




905-852-9378 905-852-3869 905-852-6228 905-852-3690 905-852-5693 905-852-3869


eUChre AfTernoon eUChre bid eUChre bridge KiTChen EVA GRIFFIN line dAnCing MAT bowling pool rooM shUffle boArd GORD & JAN MIDDLETON TAi Chi


905-852-2086 905-852-0420 905-852-5022 905-852-6348 905-852-3284 905-852-7792 905-852-9477 905-852-5225 905-852-7894 905-852-6808

Executive Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 1 p.m. General Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 1 p.m.September to June. Periodically Dinners/Pot Luck precedes the General Meetings at 12 noon. all activities contribute $1.00 per person/per event to UsCC. Membership $5.00 per year – NEW MEMBERS ALWAYS WELCOME

oTher iMporTAnT phone nUMbers:
dUrhAM senior gAMes


905-697-9727 905-852-4596



CoMMUniTY hAlls
Community Halls & Township Facilities Telephone Non Fixed Seating Cap.

Chairs & Tables with Dancing & Alcohol

Chairs & Tables with Chairs & Tables Dining & Alcohol No Alcohol
n/a 12

Tower room 905-852-9747 Uxbridge public library 9 Toronto st. s., Uxbridge Meeting room 905-852-9747 Uxbridge public library 9 Toronto st. s., Uxbridge Uxpool hall 1 parkside dr., Uxbridge siloam hall 7040 Conc. 2 siloam goodwood Community Centre 268 hwy 47, goodwood Zephyr hall 310 Zephyr rd., Zephyr 905-852-7831 905-852-6761 905-852-6761 905-852-7831





40 98 149 149 Room a - 200 Room B - 100 372 200 Main floor - 228 (fixed) Balcony - 162 318 988 1436 200

n/a 55 113 120 2 Rooms available 100 & 200 capacity 190 147 117 Not Eligible 318 963 1080 147

n/a 67 149 149

n/a 77 149 149

Udora hall 705-228-8102 Udora www.udorahall.ca Helen Jones sandford hall 433 sandford rd., sandford 905-852-6761

253 196 155 Not Eligible 318 988 1436 196

293 200 180 Not Eligible 318 988 1436 200

seniors Centre 905-852-6761 75 Mariettat st., Uxbridge Music hall 16 Main st. s., Uxbridge Arena Community Ctr. 291 brick st. w. 905-852-6761 905-852-6761

Arena ice pad 1 (ice out) 905-852-6761 Arena ice pad 2 (ice out) 905-852-6761 elgin park, 110 Main st. red barn block building picnic shelter 905-852-6761

foster Memorial 905-852-6761 9449 reg. rd. 1, Uxbridge Museum Church 905-852-5854 75 Mariettat st., Uxbridge

105 - 150 80 -90

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ZephYr CC Yoga Tues. evenings Contact Susan Ward 416 571 0447 Zumba fitness at Zephyr Caloric burning fun Contact Lucy 905 471 1650 Zephyr Music night Contact Pat Molloy 416 320 2583 women’s institute 3rd Tuesday of every month Rhoda McGillivray sAndford CC Stonemoor Daycare Program Contact: 905-852-3510 UdorA hall Yoga Monday evenings Contact: Heather Munn 905 649 8596

siloAM hAll Yoga: Tuesday mornings 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. Linda Baird 905-852-7507 line dancing Wed. Evenings (Sept. – June) euchre: every other friday night october – May Bev Beach 905-852-3731 goodwood CC Personal fitness Coach Please call 905-640-3966 Yoga at goodwood CC stretch and relax saturday morning with Heather Munn. 905 649 8596 or heathermunn@gmail.com www.yogawithheathermunn.com

Zumba fitness at goodwood CC Tues. evenings Caloric-burning, fUn Contact Lucy 905 471 1650 piloga at goodwood CC stretch, strength , relax Contact Jill 905 852 1099



CoMing eVenTs

Uxbridge township & community Groups 2011 - 2012 coming events
A history of play: an exhibition of Vintage Toys and Collectables at the Uxbridge Historical Centre until Oct. 8th www.uxbridgehistoricalcentre.com fridays at the foster; Concert: 7:30-8:30 pm www.fostermemorial.com Uxbridge fall fair september 9th, 10th, and 11th www.uxbridgefair.ca savour the season Sept. 9 to 18, Durham Region Event www.durhamsavourtheseason.ca heritage Train: september 11th Grandparents Daywww.ydhr.ca registration fair: Uxbridge arena Sept. 14th, 6:30-8:00 pm 905-640-3966 or bnortheast@powergate Celebration of the Arts www.celebrationofthearts.ca Motley play reading Sept. 16 - www.celebrationofthearts.ca Music hall gala event: Sept. 17th - will be a re-creation of the opening evening in 1901 with authentic music, speeches and songs. Dress according to the times and you will be entered into a raffle for a door prize. 26th Annual Uxbridge studio Tour Sept. 17 and 18, 10:00a.m. – 6:00p.m. www.uxbridgestudiotour.com siloam studio “rest” stop Uxbridge Sep 17 & 18, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Drop in for Information Coffee-Refreshments 7040 Conc 2, Siloam, ON, L9P1K7 FALL/WINTER 2011


905-852-2729 www.uxbridgearts.ca/uaa/ lunch hour Concerts: Sept.17, 24, 1st www.celebrationofthearts.ca heritage destination day: Sept 17th All sites open 10 am – 4 pm. Visit the foster Memorial, lucy Maud Manse & Historic Church, Historical Centre and Ride the Historic York-Durham Train. Package Tickets at 905-852-5854 Uxbridge: Then and now, A photo workshop Sept.17 - www.celebrationofthearts.ca Terry fox run: September 18th Contact: Maggie & Drew 905-852-2169 heritage Train: September 18th Teddy Bear Day www.ydhr.ca Juried Art show Sept.20 – Sept.25 www.celebrationofthearts.ca Children’s Art show: Sept.20 – 25 www.celebrationofthearts.ca books and Authors: September 22 - www. celebrationofthearts.ca Uxbridge bands Together: Sept. 23 - www.celebrationofthearts.ca shorts for shorties Sept.24 - www.celebrationofthearts.ca foodfest September 24 - www.celebrationofthearts.ca sculpture exposé Sept.26 - Oct. 7 www.celebrationofthearts.ca

roxy Youth short film festivalWednesday September 28 www.celebrationofthearts.ca The hat lady presented by the Uxbridge historical Centre a Retrospective Millinery fashion show - women’s hats from the Victorian era to the present day Tickets: 905-852-5854


lunch hour Concerts: october 1 www.celebrationofthearts.ca fire department open house Fri. Oct. 2 heritage Train: october saturdays & sundays fall Colours Trains www.ydhr.ca fridays at the foster: Concert: 7:30-8:30 pm www.fostermemorial.com Uxbridge-scott historical society guest speaker archaeologist dr. Amy barron. wed. oct. 5 All are welcome. Donation only. Museum Schoolhouse. 7:00 pm Through the looking glass with Alice: Oct. 2, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm free family event: Uxbridge H.C. www.usbridgehistoricalcentre.com worldwide short film festival: Wednesday October 5 www.celebrationofthearts.ca Music hall, onstage presents: Blood Brothers Oct. 6 - 9 and 13-15, 2011 oUr CenTenniAl CelebrATion: OCT. 13, 14, 15 Celebrating the arrival of lucy Maud Montgomery in leaskdale, in 1911 www.lucymaudmontgomery.ca


CoMing eVenTs / CoMMUniTY groUps & orgAniZATions
foster Memorial 75th Anniversary: special Concert to celebrate! Contact: bev northeast 905-640-3966 Music hall, fawlty Towers Oct. 27, 28, 29 at 8pm, Oct. 29 at 3:30pm www.starticketing.com heritage Train October 29th & 30th – Halloween Trains www.ydhr.ca noVeMber wed. nov. 2 Uxbridge-scott historical society guest speaker phil Craig from the georgina Military Museum. All are welcome. Donation only. Museum Schoolhouse. 7:00 pm pearls and lace Craft show in goodwood hall Nov. 3th - 10am-3pm Uxbridge Christmas home Tour Nov. 12th www.uxbridgehometour.com step in Thyme gift sale Nov. 11,12 www.lucymaudmontgomery.ca Music hall, here on the flight path Nov. 10–12, 17-19 2011 old fashioned Christmas Concert November 26 - www. lucymaudmontgomery.ca santa Claus parade Saturday November 26th, Uxbridge Contact Angela 905- 852-2601 At the foster Nov. 27 - Sunday 2:00 p.m. Ladies of the foster: a Christmas Carol & Carols around the world www.fostermemorial.com Uxbridge dance Academy present - Nutcracker - Dec. 17, 18, 19 2010 Mayor’s levee Dec. 31st - Free Skating – Uxbridge arena 905-852-3081 JAnUArY & febrUArY Music hall, hMs pinafore Jan. 19-22, 26-28 2011 www.onstageuxbridge.com registration fair: Uxbridge arena Feb 16th, 6:30-8:30 pm 905-640-3966 or bnortheast@ powergate Music hall: sound of Music Ryleepuss Production Feb. 2012 www.ryleepuss.com family day Feb. 20th free events throughout Uxbridge


Music hall, Uxbridge Youth Theatre presents: white Christmas Dec. 1 – 4 and 8 – 10 heritage Train Dec. 3rd & 4th, 10th & 11th – Santa Music hall, willy wonka Jr. Dec. 15 – 17th - This musical boasts a talented cast of 35 children. Watch the Cosmos for ticket information

community Groups & organizations
we are only as strong as our community.
YoUTh reCreATion
bowling Association Don Chase - 905.852.9661 durham saddle Club Wendy Hudgins - 905.985.3204 durham rowing Club www.durhamrowing.com 905-259-7699 girl guides 1.888.565.8111 www.girlguides.ca goodwood Minor softball ellen Peterman peterman@powergate.ca Music for Young Children Barbara Phipps - 905.852.9504 nidd-suzuki string school Cynthia Nidd - 905.852.7562 precious Minds Jan Grisdale - 905.982.0882 roxy Kids in Action Cathy Christoff - 905.852.9433 st. Andrews Chalmer’s Church 905.852.6262 st. paul’s presbyterian Church, leaskdale 905.852.5921 Take TiMe (Children’s Health Promotion Campaign for parents and caregivers) www.taketimeuxbridge.ca Time out Virginia Taylor - 705.228.8191 Uxbridge free Methodist Church 905.852.3162 • www.ufmc.ca Uxbridge Tennis Club Jack Coleman 905-852-7991 www.uxbridge.com/tennis Uxbridge Track & field (flyers) Sharon Runnalls 905-852-3770

Luckily, our diverse array of community groups is stronger than ever. Check out our directory below. Get involved for fun, business, or to make a difference.
Uxbridge baseball league Chris Carter - 416.989.5604 www.uyba.ca Uxbridge scouts Dianna Rowland - 905.852.4753 Youth hotline (baptist Church) Tim Teakle - 905.852.1948 Young drivers of Canada 1.888.932.3748 YMCA Vivian O’Neill - 905.985.2824 Uxbridge Chamber Choir John Jackson - 416.927.3860 info@uxbridgechamberchoir.ca one Voice Uxbridge singers Choir Charles White - 905-985-7259 Uxbridge lacrosse 905.862.8087 • www.uxbridgelacrosse.com Uxbridge Minor hockey 905.852.1115



CoMMUniTY groUps & orgAniZATions
Uxbridge skating Club 905.852.1232 Uxbridge soccer Club 905.862.0083 Uxbridge swim Club Mary Bryon - 905.852.7512 Uxbridge Youth Choir Jennifer Neveu - 905.862.2974 Uxbridge Youth hockey 905.852.9611 Uxbridge Youth Theatre Karen Higgins - 905.852.2913 Youth of Trinity United 905.852.6213 brock rugby Club Mark Pinguet - 905.852.7163 www.brockrugby.com Uxbridge islanders oldtimers Don Mason - 905.852.3421 Uxbridge oillies Fred Bendell - 905.852.3257 www.town.uxbridge.on.ca Uxbridge Cottage hospital Auxiliary Shirley Vance - 905.852.5415 Chances Are Shirley Vance - 905.852.5415 director of Volunteers Audrey - 905.852.9771 ext. 5237 department of health services 905.852.9161 durham College north Campus 905.852.7848 durham farm & rural family resources 905.862.2750 www.durhamfamilyresources.org durham region Adult protective service worker Patty Smith - 905.852.4566 Toll Free - 1.800.361.3268 ext. 245 durham west 4-h Dave Phillips - 705.341.6250 resources for exceptional Children and Youth Durham Region Toll Free - 1.800.968.0066 x326 www.rfecydurham.com goodwood Christian women Jane Nemi - 905.640.6906 north durham Community bible study Carol McTaggart - 905-852-4064 www.communitybiblestudy.ca sunrise pregnancy and family support services 905-852-4192 Uxbridge Arts Association stuart - sblower@powergate.ca Artists of Uxbridge http://artistsofuxbridge.ca/ Uxbridge fall fair www.uxbridgefair.ca Manager: Dave Dickie 905.852.5040 email: dddickie@sympatico.ca Uxbridge horticultural society www.uxbridgehorticulturalsociety.com 905.985.6516 Uxbridge parkinson’s support group Neil Fitzsimon - 905.852.8894 info@uxparkinsons.com www.uxparkinsons.com Uxbridge seniors Club Linda Shanks - 905-852-6494 Uxbridge salvation Army 905.852.0090 Uxbridge Masonic lodge Bruce Hall - 905.852.4396 ladies Celebration baptist Church 905.852.3662 Uxbridge Cottage hospital foundation Jo-Anne Gray 905.852.9771 ext. 5286 Uxbridge-scott historical society Carol Johnson - 905.852.5097 Monday Morning singers www.mmsingers.org • 905-852-7507

serViCe ClUbs
gorgons Chris Smith - 905.852.5283 iode Sheila Weekes - 905.852.7084 leaksdale/Udora lions Russell Burton - 905.830.2862 optimist Club of Uxbridge Fred Bendell - 905.852.3257 www.uxbridgeoptimist.com Uxbridge lions Bob Armitage - 905.852.4648 www.uxbridgelions.com Uxbridge Kinsmen Walter Taylor - 905.852.5437 or Jim Campbell - 905.852.6086 Uxbridge rotary Club 905.852.5600 www.uxbridgerotary.com

AdUlT reCreATion
greater Uxbridge road runners (gUrr’s) Gwyn Pociluyko - 905.852.7224 horseman’s Association Kevin Alcock - 905.852.5768 ladies slow pitch lindsay stockert lindsaystockert@hotmail.com Men’s baseball league Kevin Ferris - kjf649@yahoo.com Chris Carter - 416.989.5604 onstage Uxbridge Conrad Boyce - 905.852.1900 Uxperience Cheryl Hinzel - 905.852.7811 Uxbridge Curling Club Mike Smith - 905.852.6862 Uxbridge Cycling group Dennis - dmilenov@hotmail.com Mike/Paige - thehynes@powergate.ca Uxbridge lawn bowling Uxbridge Mixed Volleyball Wayne Louie - 905.852.1328 Youth Volleyball development league Larry Griffiths - 905-649-6309 www.dream-feather.com Uxbridge squash Club www.uxsquash.ca Uxbridge Tennis Club Dave Fisher - 905.852.0561 www.uxbridge.com/tennis Uxpool 905.852.7831 www.town.uxbridge.on.ca

CoMMUniTY orgAniZATions
Aids hotline 1.800.668.AIDS Asthma society of Canada 1-866-787-4050 www.asthma.ca/napa Autism ontario - durham region 1-866-495-4680 www.autismontario.com/durham beta sigma phi Marion Barnett - 905.852.7448 bereaved families of ontario Lynn McLarnon - 1.800.969.6904 big brothers/big sisters of north durham Debbie Proctor - 905.985.3733 block parents Nancy Sladen - 905.852.4269 bonner boys Bob Ferguson - 905.852.1374 Canadian Cancer society (905) 430-5770 or 1-800-668-7830 Canadian Centre for Abuse Awareness 905.967.0687 Celebration of the Arts Carmel Brennan - 705.357.9917 Central Care 416.418.7744 Children’s Aid society of durham region 1.800.461.8140 Community Care-home support 905.852.7445 Community Care C.o.p.e. Kim Bouwmeister - 905.852.9560

s.o.f.A (Adult hockey) Fred Bendell - 905.852.3257 Uxbridge Adult recreation hockey www.uxbridge.com/uah Uxbridge blackhawk oldtimers Keith McGuckin - 905.852.9540 Uxbridge bruins Jr. hockey Ron Archibald - 905.852.6099



Uxbridge fire depArTMenT

a Message from the Uxbridge Fire Department
When a fire occurs, there is no time to waste. Being prepared helps when minutes matter. Make a Home fire escape Plan with your family today. Make your home fire escape plan Draw a floor plan of your home – a map showing every room, every window, and every door. sit down with your entire family and discuss the two best ways to escape from each room in your house. Pick a meeting place outside of your home and make sure everyone knows to go there when they have escaped the house. if you live in an apartment building learn and practice your building’s evacuation plan. Know the location of all building exits and fire alarms. leave immediately if you hear a smoke alarm. Take your key in case you can’t escape and you are forced to return to your apartment. Use the stairs – never use the elevator during a fire. Do not go back inside once you have escaped a fire. Report any locked or blocked exits to your building manager. now you need to practice your home fire escape plan everyone goes to the room where he or she sleeps. a grownup sounds the smoke alarm by pressing the test button. everyone follows the escape plan and gets out of the house. be creative. Pretend that exits are blocked so alternative escape routes can be practiced. Turn all the lights out and practice escape routes in the dark. Pretend that there is smoke in the house and practice crawling your escape route. everyone goes directly to the planned meeting place. Practice your escape drills a least twice a year. escape Tips If you hear a smoke alarm, get out and stay out. When you escape, move quickly and be careful, but do not run. If you have to escape through smoke, crawl low on your hands and knees, keeping your head one to two feet above the floor, where the air will be the cleanest. Test the doorknob and spaces around the door with the back of your hand. If the door is warm, try another escape route. If the door is cool, open the door slowly. Close the door quickly 46 • TOWN OF UXBRIDGE COMMUNITY GUIDE if smoke pours through. Close doors behind you as you escape to slow the spread of the fire. Install and maintain your smoke alarms. Install smoke alarms on every level of your home and out side all bedrooms. Test your smoke alarm once a month. Replace alarm batteries at least once a year. Replace any alarm that is more that 10 years old. Just for the kids. The Uxbridge Fire Department and Sparky want to know Do you have smoke alarms in your home? Can you hear the sound of the smoke alarms when you are in your bedroom? Does the sound of the smoke alarm wake you up? Do you know who to call if there is a fire? Do you have a home fire escape plan? Do you have an outside meeting place to go to after you’ve escaped from a fire? Have you ever practiced a home fire drill? Do the grownups test your smoke alarms at least once a month to make sure they work? Talk to your parents if the answer to any of these questions was “no”. If you have any questions or require further information please call the Uxbridge Fire Department at 905-852-3393 remember in the event of an eMergenCY call 9-1-1

sunday october 2nd, 2011 beginning at 1pm until 4pm
Come and join us at the Uxbridge Fire Department located at 17 bascom street for some family fun at our oPen HoUse. There will be lots to do and see. Events Include: • The Fire Safety House • A Stop, Drop and Roll demonstration • An Auto Extrication demonstration • A display of our Apparatus and Equipment • Sparky the Fire Dog • And much, much more!


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Heritage Uxbridge
Heritage Uxbridge is a committee commissioned by the Uxbridge Council to act as an advocate for the preservation and conservation of heritage properties in the township. The committee is made up of dedicated volunteers who carry out a number of on-going responsibilities throughout the year, working with the community and the township members assisting with and advising in matters related to heritage and cultural aspects. In past years, the committee has developed and organized guided tours, and published articles and maps that help promote Uxbridge’s cultural heritage. further, the committee continues to maintain a close watch on the Pickering airport lands, and will endeavour to help protect any properties of historical value found within that area. It also produced a Heritage District Sign By-law to help promote a heritage ‘look’ in the downtown district and continues to recognize individual’s homes of heritage or cultural value through the Pride Plaque Program. last year, an award called the ‘heritage Appreciation Award’ was established by the committee to recognize those individuals “for taking the initiative and action to preserve our past”. Three recipients, strawberry Threads, Rutledge’s Jewellers and the Tin Mill have received this award. This year we will continue to award local area Heritage farms. The Heritage Sign By-law Guidelines is used as a reference to determine award recipients, and the boundaries include the entire township. Information about how to receive this award along with ideas on improving building facades, windows and general landscapes in keeping with a heritage appearance, can be found in the Heritage Uxbridge sign Guidelines at the Township’s office. 2011 will also see the committee involved with the “Downtown revitalization”, project and those plans and policies that will guide the township with its development of the downtown core. further, the committee continues to maintain a close watch on the Pickering airport lands, and will endeavour to help protect any properties of historical and cultural value found within that area. last year the community of leaskdale and the lucy Maud Montgomery foundation saw themselves proud, as its original Presbyterian church known mainly for its connection to lucy Maud, received a Provincial Heritage designation. If you would like more information about this committee or have any questions about Heritage Uxbridge heritage, please contact Pat Mikuse at prmikuse@sympatico.ca or Robin Coombs atrcoombs@powergate.ca

Spring/Summer 2012 Recreation and leisure Programs & Instructors Wanted
The Township of Uxbridge & Recreation Department is currently enhancing its schedule of recreation and leisure programs for the Spring / Summer 2012 seasons.

If you are an individual or business operator and are interested in partnering with Parks & Recreation to deliver a recreation or leisure style program, we would like to hear from you! Program proposals are being accepted now for inclusion into the upcoming season. Proposals being submitted must be consistent with the mandate of the Parks & Recreation Department to “enhance the quality of life in the community through the delivery of quality programs which promote a healthy and active lifestyle.” Proposals should include: • Name of company or individual

• ame of the program being proposed with a full N description of the program and its desired outcomes. Identify length of the program i.e., on e class or a series of classes over a number of weeks Identify Winter, Spring or Per person charge being proposed • summer program season • Potential location for program(s) • xperience and background of individuals/company E specific to program being proposed including any individual certifications. • roposals can be of a cultural, sport, leisure, wellness or P recreational nature. Amanda Ferraro, Uxpool – 1 Parkside Drive, Uxbridge, ON l9P 1T9 – aferraro@town.uxbridge.on.ca



Yellow Fish Road School Program

A watershed is a land area that drains rain and other water into a wetland or groundwater aquifer. Rain and irrigation from lawns and gardens wash pollutants off surfaces like streets, sidewalks, roofs, driveways and parking lots, into our streams, rivers and wetlands, and eventually, our lakes. Storm water can be polluted from these everyday activities by draining into catch basins, which then pollute our streams: ✦Motor oil and auto fluids which leak from our vehicles ✦Oil, paint or household cleaners dumped or rinsed into the gutter ✦Litter and grime that collects on parking lots and sidewalks ✦Dirt, leaves and lawn clippings that clog storm drains and choke creeks ✦Weed killers, fertilizers and pesticides that are washed off lawns ✦Pet waste left on lawns, streets, in the gutter, or on sidewalks ✦Pollutants in the air carried by rain through storm drains

Maple Bridge Tree Plant



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DeVeloPMent SeRVIceS
questions and information about building permits
what is a building permit? a building permit is formal approval to construct, add to, or remove a building on your property. when do i need a building permit? Typical projects that require a building Permit are: Construction of any new building over 10 square metres (108 square feet) in area, including a new home, detached garage, playhouse or shed; Addition of a carport, garage, porch or room(s) to an existing home; Construction or finishing of rooms in the basement or attic; any structural work including alterations to interior partitions; installation of new skylights, windows or doors requiring enlargement of the existing opening; • Decks. • Raising a house to provide a full basement. • excavating a crawl space to provide a full basement. • fireplaces and other heating appliances including the replacement of furnaces and ductwork; • basement walkouts; • Plumbing and/or drains; • Permanent ground or fascia signage. • adding in an accessory apartment to a single family dwelling under the ontario building Code; • Upgrading an accessory apartment under the ontario fire Code; • Demolishing a building; • building a sunroom on your house; • Construction of farm buildings/Riding arenas. What other permits might I need to obtain? • fill Permit • Pool enclosure Permit • sign Permit • Cutting or removal of trees when do i need A fill permit? fill permits are required when dumping or placing fill and when alternating grade. where do i apply for a permit or get more information? for a permit application or more information concerning building permit requirements, visit the Township of Uxbridge Website: www. town.uxbridge.on.ca To book a building Inspection, call: 905-852-9181 ext. 403. new service Available lake simcoe Region Conservation authority; representatives will be available on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 8:30 50 • TOWN OF UXBRIDGE COMMUNITY GUIDE FALL/WINTER 2011 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., to assist Township Residents with Conservation authority Requirements for planning matters. appointments are necessary and you are asked to book through Joann Merrick at 905-852-9181, ext. #202.

Treasury department

general Tax information The taxes you pay each year to the Township of Uxbridge support the many services which the Township provides, and also contribute to the delivery of Regional and educational services. as a result, the Township collects taxes not only for its services, but also on behalf of the Region of Durham and the local school boards. Tax billings and installment due dates The Township issues two tax bills per year. The Interim bill is mailed in January or february each year with installments due in february and april. The Interim bill is based on 50% of the previous year’s tax rates and is shown as a reduction on the final bill. The final bill is mailed in May or June with the installments due in June and september. In order to satisfy the taxes for your property for the entire year the full amounts of both the Interim bill and the final bill must be paid. payment options Pay Electronically: Most financial institutions offer telephone or internet banking mechanisms which facilitate easy and reliable bill payments, including your property taxes. Check with your financial institution for more details. You will require your property assessment roll number noted on your tax bill to set up the facility the first time you use it. Pay by Mail: To facilitate payment and avoid penalties for late payment, the Township will accept cheques post-dated to the installment dates. Cheques must be received on or prior to the installment due date, in order to avoid penalties for late payment. Cheques are made payable to the Township of Uxbridge and should be mailed to: Township of Uxbridge 51 Toronto street south P.o box 190 Uxbridge, on l9P 1T1 Pay in Person: Taxes may be paid at our office during regular business hours (8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday), located at 51 Toronto St. S., Uxbridge, Ontario. We accept cash, Interac, cheque, or money order. We do not accept credit cards for payments of property taxes. Utilize our Deposit Box: an after hours drop-off box is provided for your convenience at the Municipal office located in the front parking lot at 51 Toronto st. s. Cheques only can be dropped in this box. Please do not drop off any cash payments. This box may also be used for Durham Region Water payments.

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Clerk’s department

Township of Uxbridge Clerk’s department The Clerk’s Department is responsible to administer all legislative requirements under the ontario Municipal act, and other statutes that impact municipalities. The Department prepares Council and Committee agendas and minutes, acts as secretariat to Council and its Committees, and organizes and manages the municipal records. It administers the freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy acts and ensures that all eligible records are available for public viewing. The department is also responsible for issuing various licences including marriage licences, business licences, taxi licences, and various forms of lottery licences. The Clerk’s Department also conducts civil marriage ceremonies. all vital statistics such as the birth and death registries are maintained by the Clerk’s Department. The Clerk’s Department also oversees and administers a Municipal election every four years.

• Christmas Tree collection. • Check schedule for collection dates. garbage disposal: • bi-weekly garbage collection. • four bag limit, biweekly. • Residents placing more than four bags at curb must use garbage tags. • Garbage bag tags may be purchased at the Township Office. bulky items & white goods: • Residents will be provided with a call-in service for items such as fridges, stoves, dishwashers, furniture, desks, tables, and chairs. Call the Region of Durham Waste Dept. for Pickup. waste Management: • Open Tuesday to Saturday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Closed sun, Mon. & holidays. • Port Perry Location: 1623 Reach Rd, 905-985-7973 • Township of Brock Location: Sideroad 17 705-437-2933 • fees apply to the drop-off garbage waste, excluding loads containing only Household Hazardous Waste and Blue Box material.

durham region works department 1-800-667-5671 or check out our website at www.region.durham.ca

integration waste Collection system

blue box recycling: • Weekly blue box and recycling collection. • extra blue boxes may be purchased at the Township office. • Materials accepted in your blue box include: • Papers: newspapers, junk mail & envelopes, catalogues, magazines, paperback books, office paper and computer paper. • Containers: all plastic bottles with a twist off top, plastic tubs and lids, metal food and beverage containers, glass bottles, jars, paper milk and juice cartons, empty aerosol and empty paint cans with lids removed. • Cardboard and boxboard: bundle and flatten your cardboard boxes (including pizza boxes) and boxboard (cereal, Kleenex, cracker boxes ect.) separately in bundles no larger than the size of the blue box. Kitchen food waste Composting: • Weekly green bin collection • Place kitchen food wastes inside kitchen container. • Use compostable bags or paper bags as liners for the kitchen container. never use regular plastic bags, such as grocery bags, to line your indoor container. once full, remove compostable bag liner, tie closed, and place it into the Curbside Green Bin. • Inside kitchen containers and curbside greenbins can be purchased at the Township office. • If you can, place organics directly into containers without a liner bag. • Be sure to latch and lock the Curbside Green Bin with the metal bar. • Place the Curbside Green Bin at the Curb for collection weekly on your garbage day. Yard waster Composting: • seasonal see scheduled collection days in Uxbridge • Use Kraft paper bags or rigid open-top containers. No plastic bags. FALL/WINTER 2011

what is road watch? a new community initiative designed to improve road safety by creating greater awareness and giving residents an opportunity to participate in identifying and reporting dangerous and aggressive driving in the Township of Uxbridge. why have road watch? To help reduce Motor Vehicle Collisions and potential injuries and fatalities in the Township of Uxbridge. what is Aggressive driving? aggressive driving is defined as excessive speeding, tail- gating, failure to stop and any other unsafe driving that puts others at high risk for collision or injury. how does road watch work? Citizen Report forms may be used any time you observe an act of aggressive driving. Record as much information as you can about the particular aggressive driving incident that you witnessed. This information will help the police in monitoring high risk areas in our community. To complete the report, include the license number, the make and colour of the vehicle, the location (as exact as possible) and the nature of the incident. When you send in the report, it is important that you sign it. This helps safeguard the system against abuse. be assured that your personal information is for statistical use only and is held in the strictest of confidence. Drivers reported will receive a letter from the police, describing the unsafe or aggressive driving incident that was witnessed. If a driver is reported more than once, the police will make personal contact with that individual regarding the reported problems in person or by telephone. subsequent offenses may result in enforcement action by the police depending on the severity of the incident. Remember, this is your opportunity to make our roads safer – the same roads you use everyday. TOWN OF UXBRIDGE COMMUNITY GUIDE • 51

road watch

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Citizen Report forms may be picked up at any of the following drop box sites: • Canadian Tire • Fast Eddies Diner • annina’s bake shop & Cafe • Joy Village Market • shell – Coppins Corners • l.C.b.o – Uxbridge • leaskdale Country store • Motor licensing office • Quaker Village Variety Store • Sandford General Store • Uxbridge Public library • Uxbridge Township office • Uxbridge PharmaChoice • Uxbridge arena • Zephyr Mini Mart Contact us: Roadwatch@town.uxbridge.on.ca 905-852-9181 ext.298 Incidents of an urgent nature should be reported to the police immediately by dialing 911. If you have any questions regarding this program, please call: The Durham Regional Police Service Uxbridge Community Police Officer 1-888-579-1520 Uxbridge By-law 2009-081 states that all dogs must be licensed annually.

winter parking by-law

Please be advised that By-law 89-52 prohibits overnight parking from Nov. 1 until April 1 between the hours of 2 am and 7 am on roadways and municipal lots within the Township of Uxbridge. for residents living on Regional Roads please consult Regional By-law 44-2006 for winter parking provisions.

winter sidewalk responsibilites

By-law 2008-160 of the Township of Uxbridge prohibits every owner and/or occupant of lands within the Township of Uxbridge from allowing snow and/or ice to accumulate on the sidewalk(s) adjacent to their property and requires that all snow and/or ice be removed from the sidewalk(s) by 10 a.m. By-law 2008-160 also prohibits the depositing of snow and/or ice from private property onto Township roads.


Animal Control and pet AdoptionCentre

The Township of Uxbridge would appreciate every resident checking their mailboxes before winter for rotten posts and to ensure the mailbox is securely attached to the post. by ensuring your mailbox is structurally sound, the probability of snow coming off the wing and plow in the winter and damaging your mailbox will greatly be reduced.

Consider adopting your next pet, save an animals life www.uxbridgescugog.petfinder.com to check out our available pets online. hours of operation Mon. – friday: 10 am – 5 pm Saturdays 10 am – 12 noon 1360 Reach Street, Scugog Township 905-985-9547 or 1-800-8714374 help us, help you! Do your part, be a responsible pet owner. • spy & neuter your pets. • always walk your dog on a leash • Pick up after your dog. • be sure to affix a license tag to your dog’s collar. • Report lost, found or injured animals promptly to the animal shelter. • Don’t let your dog bark excessively. • Please keep your cat out of your neighbor’s garden and children’s sandboxes. where to buy your dog license? • scugog animal shelter. • Uxbridge Township office • Uxbridge Pet valu Pet food store • Uxbridge Veterinary Clinic. 2 dogs maximum per household unless you have 10 or more acres, then 3 dogs maximum.

winter garbage and blue box Collection Tips

1. o not place your Blue Boxes, Green Bins or Garbage on snow D banks or on the road. 2. ut your waste containers out at the end of your driveway so P they do not interfere with snow clearing equipment.

snow safety

Parents remind your children that it is dangerous to play or build forts in snow banks adjacent the roads. The snow plow operators may not see them. Children should never use streets and roads for sleeding or sled sown hills that enter onto a roadway or parking lot.

safety Around snow removal equipment

snow removal equipment use distinctive flashing blue lights to warn you that operations are underway. When these lights are on, slow down and stay well behind the plow to avoid flying snow and sand. Drive with you headlights on and avoid driving in the snowplow’s blind spots. If you must pass the plow, be sure there is enough visibility to avoid the snow coming from the plow’s blade.

public works

streetlights To report a streetlight out, contact Jo Ann Merrick at 905-852-9181 ext 202 or email: jmerrick@town.uxbridge.on.ca



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