HALTON HILLS, ON – The expansion and renovations to the Acton Arena & Community Centre has begun following a ceremonial ground-breaking. “This ground-breaking event launches an exciting time for this facility and our
community,” said Mayor Rick Bonnette. “This project is meeting the expressed needs of our community and encourages an active lifestyle.”
The project will see the construction of an additional ice pad, new viewing area and another community room. The expansion has already begun with the Acton Senior`s Centre renovations already underway to update their existing space which should be ready for this summer. In addition, the 3 Musketears Skatepark will be undergoing a transformation with the expansion of this campus.
The project is being funded through Council’s commitment of $24.8 million, $2.4 million contribution from the Halton Hills Arena User Group through their surcharge commitment, and the $2 million community capital campaign – Stay Home and Play.
The project is expected to be completed by fall 2015.
About the Town of Halton Hills
The Town of Halton Hills, with a population of approximately 60,000, consists of two urban centres, Georgetown and Acton, the Halton Hills Premier Gateway employment area, three hamlets – Glen Williams, Stewarttown and Norval – and several smaller settlements. Halton Hills has long been recognized for its natural beauty, active agricultural community, high quality of life and proximity to major centres, including Brampton, Mississauga and Toronto. The Town is the 2013 recipient of the National Municipal Environmental Award from the Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators and is ranked as one of the top small communities in Canada by a national magazine.
For further information contact:
Mayor Rick Bonnette
Town of Halton Hills