Elgin Pond is officially open for skating as the ice thickness has reached between 8 and 10 inches...

Ice thickness is monitored and reported by using a system of flags.

Residents are asked to check the flag status prior to moving onto the ice. A yellow flag means the ice thickness is safe for skating, but caution and sound-judgment are still required. A Red flag means the ice-thickness is insufficient and the ice is not safe.

All on-ice activities should take place at the North end of the pond. The part of the pond near the Main St Pedestrian Bridge has fluctuating ice levels due to current and is not safe for use. Ice-users must also avoid the area near the outflow by the Main St. dam. Unsafe areas are marked with barricades and residents are reminded to heed the in-bound areas for their own safety.

A skating oval and rinks will be shoveled for resident’s use. Snowmobiles are asked to avoid travelling over shoveled areas as this can damage the ice-surface for other pond users.

For more winter ice condition information, please visit http://town.uxbridge.on.ca/winter_ice_conditions_elgin_pond 

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For More Information:
Contact Colleen Baskin, Communication Officer,
Corporation of the Township of Uxbridge
Tel: (905) 852-9181 ext. 231
[email protected]