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Pools and Aquatics 2015 Update

City Pools and Splash Pads Are Now Open!

City Pools will be open until 8:30 p.m. during the heat alert! Visiting a pool or splash pad is a great way to cool off!

The City of Niagara Falls offers a variety of City's Aquatic opportunities for exercise, relaxation, learning, and most of all fun. Pools and splash pads are now open for the season!

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Heat warning

Excessive Heat Alert

An Excessive Heat Alert has been issued by Niagara Region Public Health as the humidex is expected to reach up to 40° C. Residents are advised to take extra precautions during episodes of extreme heat and humidity.

City pools and splash pads will be open until 8:30 p.m. during the heat alert. Cool off at an air conditioned City facility: MacBain Centre, Gale Centre or Public Libraries.

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Heritage Park Build

Heritage Park Playground Build - Volunteer Opportunity!

The City of Niagara Falls is excited to partner with KaBOOM! and Canada Dry Motts to rebuild the playground at Heritage Park, located on Heritage Drive.

The rebuild date is set for Wednesday, September 23, 2015. The build will be conducted by volunteers that live in the community and by members of Canada Dry Motts. If you are interested in volunteering, you can register online now.View more information

Public Notice

Chippawa Low Lift Combined Sewer Overflow Tank Odour Issues

The Niagara Region will be posting periodic construction updates regarding the Chippawa Low Lift Combined Sewer Overflow Tank Odour Issues.

For more information and the latest construction update, visit the

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Community Art Project

Come and put your mark on a GIANT art project with Brainkite at the Niagara Falls History Museum on Thursday July 30, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

No experience necessary - materials will be provided for you to paint your own prices of artwork in a style that reflects your interpretation of the Falls. View More Information

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Now Recruiting: Career Fire Fighters

The City of Niagara Falls is now accepting applications for Career Fire Fighters.

Those interested in Career Fire Fighting, must pre-register for the Firefighter Services of Ontario screening by Friday July 31 through Fire Ontario.

View more information about the Career Fire Fighter Recruitment process.

Recreational Fire

Open Air Burning By-Law Changes To Be Announced

On June 23, 2015 Niagara Falls City Council approved changes to the City's current Open Air Burning By-Law.

More information regarding these changes will be posted to the City's website after the associated by-law is ratified at the end of July 2015.

This includes the date the revised by-law will go into effect,and permit details.

No further information is available at this time - please check back for updates.

Niagara Falls Farmers Market

Niagara Falls Farmer's Market

The Niagara Falls Farmers Market operates every Saturday from 6 am to 12 pm. Get your fresh local apples, meat, eggs, in season fruit and vegetables, local honey, baked goods and more. Coffee and tea available to purchase on site. Live entertainment every Saturday from the May long weekend to Thanksgiving weekend. Visit the Farmer's Market Page for more information

50th Birthday Roast of Mayor Jim Diodati

50th Birthday Charity Roast of Mayor Jim Diodati

Tickets are still available for Mayor Jim Diodati's 50th Birthday Charity Roast! Join us on September 17, 2015 at Fallsview Casino! The event will be hosted by Entertainment Tonight's very own, Rick Campanelli!

Limited tickets are available to purchase - with proceeds to benefit Niagara Falls Community Outreach. View more event information,

PLEASE NOTE: This event is for ages 19+ and contains adult hum