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Parks, Playgrounds and Off-leash Updates

Published: Friday, May 11, 2018 Now that Spring has sprung, here is some useful information for Parks, Playgrounds and Off-leash Updates. Playground Locations: We can now use the main Parks Wayfinder map found here: https://maps.calgary.ca/ParksWayfinder/ to locate parks and playgrounds in each community! Please use the Legend, by clicking on the first, top-right hand side, white icon

Animal Issue

Published: Tuesday, May 1, 2018 The City of Calgary – Parks, Urban Conservation Lead has shared some contact information regarding wildlife: Witnessing injured wildlife Your best bet is to direct them to either the Calgary Wildlife Rehabilitation Society (www.calgarywildlife.org 403-239-2488) or the Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation (www.aiwc.ca 403-946-2361) to see if

The Importance Of Knowing Your Exact Location When calling 9-1-1

Published: Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Calgary 9-1-1 estimates that about 70 percent of 9-1-1 calls are placed from wireless phones, and that percentage is growing. Wireless phones are important safety tools, but because they are mobile, they aren’t associated with one fixed location or address. This mobility makes it harder for both service providers and 9-1-1 call takers to pinpoint the

Splash Park Bylaws: No Dogs Allowed

Published: Monday, April 16, 2018 The splash park at Prestwick Common will be a great place to cool down in the upcoming summer months. With the new water feature we have to abide to the City of Calgary's bylaws and regulations from Alberta Health Services. Due to sanitary reasons, no dogs will be allowed at Prestwick Common. The Scoop on Dog Poop Dog waste can be harmful to people, pets

MTC Gates Will Be Open At 9am

Published: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Please note that the MTC gates will now be opened at 9am when the Towne Hall is open. Use caution when driving through the parking lot-- we often have children and seniors walking to and from the Hall that may need extra time to get to their destination. We recommend that you drive 10km/h or less to prevent any accidents. Thank you kindly! -MTC staff

Get Your Local Produce At MTC With The Good Food Box Program

Published: Thursday, February 1, 2018 The Good Food Box offers sustainable access to nutritious food to ensure that everyone has the ability to afford fresh produce so no one has to go hungry. The boxes are put together and delivered by dedicated volunteers who along The Community Kitchen Program, have the desire to see individuals and families accessing affordable, nutritious food. Learn more

Fire Pit Safety

Published: Monday, January 15, 2018 The Fire Pits at Prestwick Common are designed with natural gas so that users can have instant heat, ambiance and a realistic flame. Here are some of the Safety Rules when using the fire pits: You may smell gas when you turn it on, please don’t panic. The fire pits are regularly checked by a qualified technician to ensure all the safety valves and

Pond Aeration Device

Published: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 Prestwick Common will have a Pond Aeration Device. This will help improve the water quality and ecosystem of the pond's health. Read all about it here.