January – Councillor Sean Chu’s Report

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Greetings Ward 4 Residents,

Compost your real Christmas tree

Make it a green Christmas and compost your real tree this year. There are now two ways to compost your real tree: Use your green cart or drop your real tree off at one of our 12 drop-off locations between December 25 and January 31. If composting in your green cart, follow the same steps as you would for branches in your yard. All trees should be free of lights, ornaments, tinsel, tree stands and string, and should not be wrapped or bagged. Visit Calgary.ca/christmastree for more information.

Did you know?

All trees collected will be composted with the other food and yard waste collected from the Green Cart program. By composting your Christmas tree, you can keep waste out of our landfills and reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions.

Recreation Activities

  • Meeting your fitness goals is closer than you think

With thousands of affordable, quality programs, meeting your fitness goals this year is closer than you think. Adult admissions to City of Calgary Aquatic & Recreation facilities start at less than $8. Looking for more of an adventure? Catch a wave at one of our two Leisure Centres. Family admissions are less than $29. Visit Calgary.ca/recreation or call 311 to find a facility near you.

  • Free public swimming

Free swimming is available on some statutory holidays at select pools. Check online for the dates and locations of upcoming free public swimming at calgary.ca/pools. Not available at our Leisure Centres. Various locations Age: All Ages Free Drop-in.

  • Free public skate

Free skating is available on some statutory holidays at select arenas. Check online for the dates and locations of upcoming free public skating at calgary.ca/arenas. Various locations Age: All Ages Free Drop-in

  • Saturday and Sunday Splash Swim – $1 for kids

Check your favourite pool schedule for Splash Swims, admission is $2/adult and $1/child or senior. Search calgary.ca/pools.

Thank you for your attention,

Councillor Sean Chu

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