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City of Burlington Arts and Culture Fund funds 19 new projects

Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 02:00 PM

Burlington, Ont.— April 12, 2023 — The City of Burlington’s annual Burlington Arts and Culture Fund (BACF) grant program has awarded funding support to 19 projects this year.

Local artists, event and project organizers submitted 27 grant applications between Jan. 3 and Feb. 3 and a jury of peers and City staff reviewed the applications. The jury selected the 19 fund recipients based on:

  • artistic merit,
  • program merit and strategic initiative,
  • citywide and community impact, and
  • economic impact.

Approved by Council in 2017, the Burlington Arts and Culture Fund provides grants to local artists, multicultural groups, and arts and culture organizations to foster creativity and enrich how Burlington residents are able to experience and engage with arts and culture across the city. The BACF seeks to nurture the arts and culture sector in Burlington, while fostering creativity, encouraging social cohesion, enhancing quality of life, and stimulating cultural and economic development through direct...

Ireland Park outdoor courts to have dedicated pickleball times

Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 12:00 PM

As part of a one-year pilot project, the outdoor courts at Ireland Park will have dedicated times for pickleball play. Outside of the dedicated pickleball times, the outdoor courts will be available for both pickleball and tennis on a first come, first served basis for 30-minutes at a time.

Ireland Park has four lined pickleball courts within tennis courts.

After the 2023 outdoor court season ends in the fall, City staff will review the project and make a decision whether to cancel, modify or continue the schedule next year.

Dedicated pickleball times

Monday, Wednesday, Friday – 8 a.m. to noon

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday – 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Sunday – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

No matter who is using the courts, we ask everyone to follow the rules of etiquette including keeping the area clean and follow all fair play and sportsmanship rules.

Additional outdoor courts

The City’s outdoor courts will begin to open the week of April 11 and are expected to all be open by mid-April.

Summer recreation programs registration opening soon

Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 10:00 AM

The City’s summer swimming lessons and aquatic leadership programs will be opening for registration on April 22 at 9 a.m. The programs are viewable online now.

Adult 19+ and Adult 55+ summer programs will be opening for registration on May 27 at 9 a.m. with programs viewable online on May 17.

View registration information at

Registration Dates and Program Highlights




Saturday, April 22

9 a.m.

  • Swimming lessons for all ages and skill levels are available in group and private lesson formats
  • Aquatic leadership courses

Saturday, May 27

9 a.m.

  • Variety of in-person indoor and outdoor opportunities
  • Sports, games, fitness, creative activities, music programs, social events, discussion and learning programs
  • Log in and register at

Non-resident registration opens April 28 for swimming lessons and Aquatic leadership programs, and June 2 for Adult programs.

Summer youth and camps programs went on sale...

Rolling Road Closure - April 16

Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2023 09:08 AM

A rolling road closure will happen for the Peace Parade, Sunday, April 16, 2023 from 2 to 4 p.m. The parade route will be along Queensway Drive, Glenwood School Drive and Brenda Crescent. Please expect a 30-minute delay while the parade passes. 

The parade will have a police escort and will begin at 2284 Queensway Dr.

Tyandaga Golf Course opening Saturday, April 15

Posted on Thursday, April 06, 2023 10:00 AM

Burlington, Ont. - April 6, 2023—The City of Burlington’s Tyandaga Golf Course will open for the 2023 season on Saturday, April 15.

Tyandaga Golf Course will begin taking tee-time bookings on Tuesday, April 11. Tee times will be available starting at 7 a.m. each day and can be booked by calling the Pro Shop at 905-336-0005, ext. 2 or in-person at the Pro Shop. Members will be able to book 14 days in advance.

For any questions regarding opening and the course, please email, call 905-336-0005 or visit  

About Tyandaga Golf Course

Located at 1265 Tyandaga Park Dr., Burlington, Tyandaga Golf Course is an 18-hole course with 4,852 metres of scenic terrain characterized by its natural waterways and broadleaf woods. The golf course offers memberships, tournaments, clinics, men’s and women’s league play, and in-season and off-season rentals. The course combines a perfect mix of urban convenience with rural beauty, natural waterways, contours and mature trees...