Posted on Thursday, September 23, 2021 04:33 PM
Due to ongoing vandalism at the public washrooms at Robert Simpson Park, these amenities will be closed for the season effective immediately. The splash pad with remain open while temperatures remain favourable.
If you have any information about the vandalism at Robert Simpson Park please contact us.
Posted on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 12:38 PM
Whereas the Truth and Reconciliation Commission released its final report on June 2, 2015, which included 94 Calls to Action to redress the legacy of residential schools and advance the process of Canadian reconciliation;
And Whereas the recent discoveries of remains and unmarked graves across Canada have led to increased calls for all levels of government to address the recommendations in the TRC’s Calls to Action;
And Whereas all Canadians and all orders of government have a role to play in reconciliation;
Posted on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 09:13 AM
Beginning September 22, 2021, the Provincial Government will require users of the Nick Smith Centre to be fully vaccinated (two doses plus 14 days) and provide their proof of vaccination (vaccine receipt) along with identification to access the Nick Smith Centre. The Public Interaction Guidelines for the Nick Smith Centre are posted on the Town of Arnprior’s website.
As both a recreational facility and meeting and event space, the Nick Smith Centre is included in the list of businesses and settings...
Posted on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 03:39 PM
The washrooms and splash pad at Robert Simpson Park will be open from 8 am - 4 pm Monday to Friday and 8 am - 6 pm Saturday and Sunday. The Public is reminded that the beach is only guarded from June through August and the buoy lines are now removed from the river. Life rings are located on the lifeguard chair and affixed to the ‘No Swimming’ sign at the point where the rivers meet. Staff remind beach goers to exercise extreme caution when swimming and to never swim alone or at night, remain within...
Posted on Friday, September 03, 2021 09:18 AM
Effective Friday, September 3, 2021, vehicle access to the lower beach level of Robert Simpson Park will re-open. Drivers are reminded that access includes a steep hill with a blind corner and are asked to be mindful of both vehicular and pedestrian traffic.
Parking at the beach level provides two (2) accessible parking spots and four (4) standard parking spots. Be aware that of the “No Parking / Tow Away Zone” as indicated by signage along the base of the hill, along the hill or along any part of...