Facility Updates:

The Pinafore Park Tennis and Pickleball Courts are tentatively scheduled for the resurfacing project beginning Monday, May 29 and estimated completion will be June 5.

The City of St Thomas is participating in the ParticipACTION Community Challenge. Anyone can participate in the ParticipACTION Community Challenge by downloading and tracking their movement in the free ParticipACTION app from June 1-30. Join the City of St. Thomas in the movement to build stronger, healthier, and more active communities across Canada.

The ParticipACTION Community Challenge is proudly supported by the Government of Canada, Saputo and Sun Life. For more information on the ParticipACTION Community Challenge, visit: www.participaction.com/programs/community-challenge

Visit the Drop in Programs page for drop in gym (pickleball, dance to music and badminton) and leisure skating program flyers that take place Sunday to Friday.

The fitness track hours at the Joe Thornton Community Centre are 8am to 8pm.  The track is closed at 5pm on Friday evenings before STARS games and holidays.
With wet weather, please bring indoor shoes for the track, no boots or outdoor shoes permitted on the track.


Public Notice of Pesticide Use

City of St Thomas - Parks and Forestry Department

The City of St. Thomas intends to control annual and perennial weeds in the areas listed below.

Talbot Street, running East and West from Fairview Ave to Sunset Drive. Running North and South, one block in each direction of Talbot Street.  All City of St Thomas infrastructure, traffic islands, turning circles within the city limits, City of St Thomas Parking lots, and all city owned parks, playgrounds, sports complexes.

Weeds growing in cracks and crevices will be treated to help lower long-term maintenance costs.

The following pesticide will be used, AXXE Broad SPECTRUM HERBICIDE, Registration 32719
(Ammonium Salt of Fatty Acid, 36%) under the Pest Control Products Act (Canada) No adjuvants or surfactants will be add to the tank.

Commencing on April 16th, 2023 with a final application date no later than October 31st, 2023.

For more information contact City of St. Thomas Customer Service which can be reached via phone at (519) 631-1680, press “0 “, by e-mail at [email protected] or in person on level two of City Hall, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Quinn Moyes

Weed Control Technician, Exterminator Licence L-212-5059427352

Parks And Forestry Department

City of St. Thomas

Goose Management Program Information
Use, Protection and Regulation of Parks and Recreation Areas in the City of St. Thomas - By-Law 96-2019
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