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Have you tried Pickleball? Join the fun!Looking to play Pickleball in Brant? The County of Brant has several courts throughout our communities!All courts listed below are open from dawn to dusk. Gaukel Memorial Community Centre and Mt. Pleasant Park do have outdoor light access. • Dawdy Park (80 Hartley Road, Paris) 3 Courts*Please note these courts are reserved from 8:00 am -12:00 pm from Monday to Friday for the Paris Pickleball Group. Must be registered to play. • Optimist Park (11 Catherine Street, Paris) 1 pop-up Court*This court will require players to bring a net or borrow one from the County of Brant Public Library. For more information visit • Burford Community Centre (14 Potter Drive, Burford) 2 Courts• Mt. Pleasant Park (555 Burtch Road, Mt. Pleasant) 2 Courts• Sunny Hill Park (80 St. George Road, St. George) 1 pop-up Court • Gaukel Memorial Community Centre (7 Gaukel Drive, St. George) 2 courts*Please note these courts are reserved for Tennis Mondays from 6:00 – 8:00 pm, and Tuesday, Thursday & Fridays from 8:00 – 11:00 am. A key is required to access these courts, for information on how to purchase a key visit For more information on Pickleball in Brant, visit ... See MoreSee Less
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Special thanks to the Brantford Community Paramedics for stepping up to be a Goods and Services Sponsor for the September 21 Grand Parade. Once again, they will be on hand to create awareness and provide first aid support as needed. ... See MoreSee Less
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The Community at Home workshop series is designed by volunteers to encourage socialization, participation, and community connections, while creating awareness about topics and issues of interest.

Retirement Planning and Transferring Wealth to the Next Generation 

The Grand River Council on Aging invites you to join David Malyga as he shares steps to take when planning for retirement and creating wealth transfer strategies.

Wednesday, July 24, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

To register for this free virtual workshop email or call 519 754-0777 ext. 439.

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