The project is ahead of schedule and will be completed mid May. The contractor is installing the curb and will be starting to pave next week. On Monday, May 1st (weather dependent), lane restrictions at the intersection of Talbot Street and First Avenue will be in place from 9pm until 7:30am the next morning to complete the paving of the intersection. Westbound traffic on Talbot will be able to turn northbound onto First Avenue, Eastbound traffic on Talbot will be able to turn northbound onto First Avenue, and Southbound traffic on First Avenue will be able to turn westbound onto Talbot Street, all other movements will be restricted.
Optimist Park Fitness Trail
750 meter fitness trail located around the perimeter of Optimist Park at 330 Chestnut Street, St. Thomas.
The “outdoor” fitness trail at Optimist Park in St. Thomas host 6 different fitness stations featuring 18 pieces of equipment. The new trail provides an opportunity to meet others around the neighborhood as well as a place for residents of all ages to Get Up, Get Active and stay fit.
BENEFITS OF A FITNESS TRAIL INCLUDE:
- Sense of Community; building new friendships, families are able to work out together
- Free for all members of the community to use
- Promotes healthy living
- Designed for all users including youth, adults, seniors and new parents
- Exercising while enjoying the outdoors
- Smart Phone Application can be downloaded to track progress
Optimist Club of St. Thomas:
“The equipment is designed for ages 8+, this will promote families to enjoy time together, but also allow adults and seniors a place to exercise in the outdoors. As “Friends of the Youth” we need to provide an opportunity for our youth to develop a healthy lifestyle that carries into adulthood.”
If you are interested in making a donation to this community initiative please contact:
Optimist Club of St. Thomas
St. Thomas, Ontario
RE: “Optimist Park Fitness Trail”
**CHARITABLE RECEIPTS AVAILABLE**
Please be advised that construction will start on Elm Street from Centennial Avenue to east of Tyke Road for underground storm sewer installation. The construction will start on Monday, May 1, 2017 with traffic control and lane restriction in place until the end of May 2017. Please follow traffic control signs and personnel on site in order to navigate through the construction zone safely.
The City is excited to announce the Edward Street Road Rehabilitation Project will start in April. The Burwell Road Rehabilitation project will begin after Edward Street has been completed. Construction is expected to be complete in July 2017. For more information visit the Construction Projects page.
The Elgin St. Thomas Age-Friendly Committee is developing a community plan for residents of Elgin County and the City of St. Thomas. An Age-Friendly community is one where policies, services and structures related to the physical and social environments support and enable older residents to lead healthy, active lives and stay involved in their communities.
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