The Town of East Gwillimbury (EG) continues to prepare plans in-line with Provincial and York Region Public Health Officials’ recommendations to ensure safe access to municipal facilities. 

Indoor Amenities 

Civic Centre 
Status: Open

Residents may visit Customer Service to complete payments, pick-up or drop off items and schedule appointments to meet with Town Staff. 

Visitors to the Civic Centre are not required to provide proof of vaccination to enter the facility. Visitors are asked to wear a face mask before entering the facility and follow all physical distancing protocols that are in place.

Visitors to the Civic Centre will have one point of access at the main entrance on the east side of the building, directly outside of Customer Service. All other entrances will remain closed to the public at this time.

If you have any questions, please email Customer Service for assistance.

Community Centres and Recreational Facilities 

Status: Open

Effective March 1, visitors are no longer required to complete an online pre-screening or show proof of vaccination prior to entering Town recreational facilities. The Town has also lifted the capacity limits in its facilities.

Face coverings and physical distancing requirements remain in place, except when actively participating in a recreation program.

Before you enter a facility, please self-screen for COVID-19 symptoms using the information posted at the facility entrance. If you are experiencing symptoms, please do not enter the facility; return home and contact your healthcare provider or local public health unit to see if you should self-isolate.

Recreation Programs and Permits

Spring program registration opens on Monday, March 7, please visit the Health and Active Living Guide page for details. 

If you have any questions, please contact Recreation Services by email or calling 905-478-3826.

East Gwillimbury Public Library 

Status: Open

The library branches located at Ross Family Complex and the Holland Landing Community Centre will remain open with limited capacity of 25 customers per branch. Public health measures will continue to be enforced including physical distancing and required face mask use for staff and visitors.

To learn more about services available at the library, please visit East Gwillimbury Public Library's website.

Outdoor Amenities

All outdoor amenities in EG are open! Residents can enjoy: 

  • Outdoor skating
  • Skate and bike parks
  • Basketball/multiuse courts
  • Tennis courts
  • Shade structures
 Parks 
 To view EG park locations and what's available, visit our Parks and Trails page.
 Trails 
 To find a trail near you, visit our Parks and Trails page.
Trail head parking lots
TrailLocation
 Nokiddaa Trail Corner of Yonge St. and Mount Albert Rd.
 Radial Line Trail and Sharon Creek Trail Radial Line Park
981 Murrell Blvd., Sharon
 Vivian Creek Trail

Vivian Creek Park
19253 Centre St.

 

Outdoor Skating Rinks 

EG has two outdoor skating rinks, located at : 

Registration is not required, however skaters are asked to limit their ice time to 30 minutes to allow others to enjoy the ice.

Conducting Town business during COVID-19

While we continue to navigate the COVID-19 recovery, there are new ways that you can interact with the Town.
Below, are a few commonly requested services and how you can complete them during these unique times.

Paying your water or tax bill

 The Town continues to take payments for water and tax bills through a variety of processes. You can:
  • Pay your bills online through your bank (select East Gwillimbury Taxes / East Gwillimbury Water or Utilities)

Drop off your cheque at the drop box located at the front of the Civic Centre

Access your tax/ water account activity by using the Self Serve Portal.

Purchase a green bin or blue box

Residents can purchase green or blue bins (12 or 22 gallon) by visiting Customer Service, located inside of the Civic Centre during regular business hours. 

Visit the Garbage and Recycling Page for more information and details.

Participate in a recreation program

Spring program registration opens on Monday, March 7 and programs begin in April. Visiting the Health & Active Living Guide page to view the spring Health and Active Living Guide. 

To help our residents stay healthy and active the Town launched a Health & Active Living Challenge on social media. All of the videos are still available with fun fitness, and family activities on our YouTube channel.

Purchase a fire permit

Please visit our Fire Burning Permits page, to learn more about fire permits, oversized burns/special fires (the cost is different than the standard fire permit) and their requirements. To purchase a permit, you can: 

  • Visit Customer Service located at the Civic Centre OR 
  • Complete the fire permit application form and the Credit Card Authorization formPlease note: the date and signature are mandatory to be included on the application form.
  • Scan both forms and email them to Customer Service for processing or drop it off at the Town’s dropbox with the completed forms and a cheque for $39.70 in an envelope with your name, phone number and email address.

Purchase a dog licence

Dog licenses are $37.70 and $27.90 for seniors (65+). To purchase a license please visit the Civic Centre or complete the Credit Card Authorization form on our Animal Control webpage and email it to Customer Service for processing. Customer Service will then mail out the dog tags to your address.

Who should I contact? 

Click on the service you need below to send them an email.

Town events and meetings 

Town Events

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Council Meetings

View available upcoming meeting dates and agendas and more