GRAND VALLEY, ONT.—Thirty community, cultural and recreation projects in the central Ontario area will be receiving funding from the federal and provincial governments.
The community centre in Grand Valley will receive upgrades to the arena, replacing the 50-year-old ice surface slab with a new, modern floor as well as new dasher boards, concrete work, refrigeration lines and the addition of six new change rooms.
For Northern Bruce Peninsula, upgrades to the Lion Head’s Community Centre Arena include constructing six new barrier-free dressing rooms, creating a multipurpose room and new space for the Bruce County Library and renovating existing and adding washrooms to address accessibility, indicates a release.
The Palmerston and District Community Centre project in Minto includes the renovation of existing and construction of additional arena dressing rooms; LED lighting upgrades for one of the existing baseball diamonds; and the creation of a third baseball diamond with backstop fencing and stone dust.
The Government of Canada is investing over $11.3 million in the projects through the Community, Culture and Recreation Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada plan. The Government of Ontario is providing more than $9 million, while municipalities and other recipients are investing over $7.1 million.