Changes on the horizon at Captain Cornelius Park

This post, from November 2, has information from the Hamilton Naturalists Club about restoring biodiversity at Capt. Cornelius Park.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Thanks to a group of dedicated volunteers, some changes will soon be noticed at the Rolston Forest beside Captain Cornelius Park. The Hamilton Naturalists Club has shared what to expect below.

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Pathway improvements slated for 3 Ward 8 parks

This article, from September 14, has information on a motion, which if passed, would provide much needed pathway improvements for 3 Ward 8 parks.

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Three Ward 8 parks will be receiving park pathway improvements thanks to the Ward 8 Special Capital ReInvestment Reserve Fund, ensuring the safety and connectivity of all pathway users.

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Have your say in the Recreation Master Plan

This August 24 post has details on the Recreation Master Plan, which will help identify needs and priorities for the next 10 to 20 years

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Are you interested in helping shape future recreation programs and services in our city? The City of Hamilton has launched a Recreation Master Plan, which will identify needs and priorities across the city over the next 10-20 years.

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City of Hamilton inviting input from residents on the redevelopment of Mountain Park Avenue

This post, from August 3 has details on the Mountain Park Masterplan survey.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With the Mountain Drive Park Masterplan in the early stages of its development, the City is inviting all residents to take part in a survey which will change the landscape of the Mountain park.

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Westmount Recreation Centre re-opening

This article, from July 26, has details on Westmount Recreation Centre reopening as of July 26th.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Westmount Recreation Centre, along Lynbrook Drive in the Rolston neighbourhood, is set to reopen the week of July 26th; with modified schedules and activities for all ages.

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Bonnington Betterment Community adopting Richwill Park

This post, from July 18, has details on the Bonnington Betterment Community’s adoption of Richwill Park.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The Bonnington Betterment Community is sharing some exciting news about a park adoption, helping to keep Ward 8 clean and beautiful!

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Railings finished at Captain Cornelius Park

This post, from July 18, has information on the newly completed railings at Captain Cornelius Park.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The Ward 8 office is pleased to announce that the new railings along the concrete stairs connecting the Rolston Community Forest and Accessible Trail to Rolston Drive and Captain Cornelius Park is now complete.

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Gourley Park youth baseball sign-up now available

This article, from July 7, has details and information for those interested in registering their youth in Gourley Park’s youth baseball/slo-pitch leagues.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Gourley Park, located in the centre of an area bounded by West 5th & Garth Streets and Limeridge and Stonechurch Roads, is now registering youth for this year’s baseball/slo-pitch leagues which will run until September 2.

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Supie program back this summer

Posted July 5, this article has details on the Supie program and its modificied changes for this year. The Supie program runs from July 5 to August 27.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

A beloved Hamilton summer program will be back in local parks this year after being suspended last summer due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s Supie programs are modified to follow provincial guidelines to allow for safe, fun, summer activties.

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Heat warning in effect for Hamilton

This article, from June 28, has details on the City issuing a heat warning as of June 28. The article also includes information and links to locate the nearest splash pad/rec pool.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City has issued a “heat warning” until further notice, with temperatures feeling close to 40 degrees celsius with the humidex. The City and participating community agencies are responding to the heat by offering “cool places” to go during all stages of a heat event.

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