COVID-19 Update 11: Textile Recycling Program – donations not accepted at this time at Oshawa recreation facilities
Posted on Monday, March 30, 2020 10:15 AM
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Diabetes Canada has advised the City of Oshawa that all textile donation programs have been suspended until further notice. As a result, residents are asked not to use the donation bins at the following recreation facilities:
- Civic Recreation Complex
- Delpark Homes Centre (formerly Legends Centre)
- Donevan Recreation Centre
- South Oshawa Community
The City urges community members to hold on to their textile donations to help keep our city clean.
Serving our community
Posted on Friday, March 27, 2020 09:15 AM
The safety, health and well-being of its community members and staff is the City’s top priority. As a further preventative measure, the City has cancelled all Recreation and Culture programs scheduled for the upcoming Spring session to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
All Spring program registrants will automatically receive a full refund on their activeOshawa account. City staff will be contacting registrants in the coming days to:
- answer questions in regards to program cancellation; and,
- learn if...
Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:30 PM
To further mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the City has decided to temporarily close the Harmony Valley Off-Leash Dog Park.
“The City is closely monitoring the evolving situation and implementing preventative measures to protect our community,” said Oshawa Mayor Dan Carter. “We appreciate your cooperation in helping to flatten the curve.”
Dog owners are still welcome to walk their pets on-leash on City trails; however, if heading out, we ask you to follow the recommendations of health authorities...
Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:00 PM
Gap Committee launches new website
OSHAWA – Support for unsheltered individuals has remained a priority and an ongoing collaborative effort between the Region, City, service agencies and the faith community who continue to support and offer connections to our vulnerable community members.
“The Oshawa community continues to step up during COVID-19 and help those who need it most. Our service agencies, the faith community, the City and Region are reaching out, providing support and connections, lending...
Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 08:15 AM
In response to the Coronavirus pandemic and to take further preventative measures to protect the safety of our community members, the City of Oshawa’s playgrounds, sports fields, ball diamonds, courts, skate parks and washroom facilities are closed until further notice.
“Health and safety is always our number one priority and these are extraordinary circumstances. We have activated our Emergency Plan and ask for your cooperation as we continue to take measures for our community’s safety,” said Oshawa...