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Posted Monday, December 03, 2018

Please note the following changes to facility operations from December 24 through January 1.
Municpal office closed December 24 until January 1. Office reopens on Wednesday, January 2 at 8:30am.
Plex and Coliseum closed December 25, 26 and January 1
Centennial Pool closed December 25, 26 and January 1
Pool and arena schedules vary over the holidays. Please refer to holiday schedules from December 24 to January 6.
Holiday pool schedule


Posted Tuesday, November 13, 2018

North Shore Park Trail reconstructionThe next phase of the Waterfront Master Plan is now well underway. This work commenced in fall 2018 with finishing touches planned for spring 2019 ahead of the peak summer season.
Extensive improvements are occurring at the Port Egin Main Beach area. The following provides an update on the project.
The North Shore Park trail has been rehabilitated and will soon be replaced with a new asphalt including the replacement of the pedestrian bridge over the seasonal creek.


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 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.