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Posted Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Improvements to the North Shore Trail and Promenade at the Port Elgin Waterfront are now underway. Portions of this trail will be closed while work is completed over the next few weeks. The trail through North Shore Park will be repaved and a new section of trail will be added around the perimeter of the North harbour (boat launch) parking lot. The Promenade near the Beach House washroom will also be extended as part of this project. Please avoid this area and respect closure...

Posted Friday, October 05, 2018

Municipal Office (600 Tomlinson Drive)
The Town of Saugeen Shores Municipal Office will be closed on Monday, October 8 for the holiday. The office will resume regular hours (8:30am-4:30pm) on Tuesday, October 9.
Centennial Pool (780 Gustavus Street)
Centennial Pool will be closed on Sunday, October 7 and Monday, October 8 for Thanksgiving. For pool schedules, visit
Landfill (126 Concession 14)
The landfill will be closed on Monday,...


Posted Friday, September 21, 2018

The Centennial Pool will re-open on Monday, September 24 following its annual shutdown for maintenance. The pool will be open for its regular weekend swims during Pumpkinfest weekend, September 29th and 30th.
The fall pool schedule is in effect from September 24 to December 23.
Registered aquatic programs and swim lessons begin October 1.
For more information visit


Posted Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Splash PadThe Port Elgin and Southampton splash pads have been re-opened for the evening of Wednesday, September 5 due to unseasonably warm weather. The splash pads will remain open from 10am-8pm for the rest of the week (weather dependent) before returning to regular fall hours.


Posted Wednesday, June 20, 2018

For Immediate Release
June 20, 2018
Winner Announced in June’s Bike to School Challenge Over 25% of students participated in the second annual bike to school event
Saugeen Shores, ON: After a week of great weather, the second annual Bike to School Challenge has concluded. The challenge ran from June 11 to 15, and enticed students from the four local elementary schools to travel by bike, back and forth to school each day.