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The pool and arena at Matsqui Recreation Centre will re-open on August 10th for modified swimming activities such as lane swim, aqua fit, public swim and private arena bookings. MSA Arena will also re-open on August 17th for private bookings. All other…
The City of Abbotsford has partnered with Helpseeker, a leading Canadian social enterprise with expertise in social planning, to tackle persistent and emerging community and social issues. Input is required from community members to help shape the City’s…
The City of Abbotsford has initiated a variety of FREE summer programs for the 2020 recreation season including outdoor fitness classes, outdoor sports programs, Culture Kits, and Volunteer Programs. Low cost summer camps for children 6-12 are also…
Abbotsford City Hall is now taking bookings for appointments for in-person meetings with staff. Physical distancing requirements are in place for the building and visitors will need to follow protocols when arriving for scheduled appointments.…
The recipient of the 2020 Order of Abbotsford is Gerda Fandrich for her deep commitment to public service, passion for education and fostering the next generation.
Abbotsford residents can now enjoy enhanced outdoor recreation opportunities with the completion of three park improvement projects.
The City of Abbotsford has re-opened many outdoor recreation facilities in alignment with the Province of British Columbia’s Re-start Plan, however, the Centennial Outdoor Pool will not be re-opening for Summer 2020.
Abbotsford’s outdoor sports fields have re-opened for public and user group bookings today. User groups who make bookings from now until August 19, 2020 will receive a new Facility Use License (“FUL”). The FUL will require user groups to have a COVID-19…
As one of the most diverse communities in Canada, we recognize that Abbotsford residents have their own lived experiences and challenges. We stand with our community members and want to work alongside you. We know that diversity is our strength, and now…
Abbotsford’s spray parks will be open with new community safety protocols on June 13. The re-openings includes Mill Lake Park, Shadbolt Park and Spud Murphy Park.
The Aberdeen cemetery will be under construction from April 1 – June 30. During construction, the entrance gate on Fraser Highway will be closed. Visitors will be able to access the cemetery through a new entrance adjacent to the Fire hall. Signage will…
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Seasonal weather during the snow melt season is a critical factor in determining the size of the freshet, and whether or not flooding will occur. Intense or prolonged rainfall and extreme temperatures are important factors that can lead to larger…
Our vloggers Megan and Beth share information on how to safely manage your waste during the COVID-19 pandemic. View the video on our YouTube channel.