Among summer’s favourite pastimes is time spent outdoors with friends and neighbours around a campfire. Here in Sturgeon Point there is a particular sensitivity to this issue because of the high density of old wooden cottages along our streets that would quickly succumb to a fire. The large number of mature pine and cedar trees are also vulnerable to open flames. The setting of open air fires is governed by the bylaws of the City of Kawartha Lakes. You can read a condensed version of these bylaws here. For the full blown, un-edited version of the bylaw you can click here. This is a serious issue that can affect all of us and deserves our attention. We encourage you to be aware of the local bylaws governing the setting of fires.
Summer services start this Sunday (July 5th) at the beautiful Sturgeon Point Union Church. The full 2009 summer schedule has been updated and can be found on the Church web page. The schedule will be posted on the site all summer. Check the page anytime for other church related news and updates.
The park restoration and renewal project is winding down to a very successful completion, and the park is ready to be enjoyed by all. Come celebrate at the Park Grand Opening Ceremony at noon on July 4th. We will be unveiling a plaque recognizing the tremendous contributions that made the project possible. We’ll also be having a barbeque lunch for everyone to enjoy. See you there!
This is a reminder that tennis camp and lessons will be available again this summer. Appleton Tennis will be serving up another smash at the Appleton Cottage Tennis Court on Sandy Point Road. Tennis ace Daniel Austin-Appleton, a TPA Certified Pro, will be serving up fun for kids and adults. Please check out the Tennis page on this web site for more information.