EVENTS

Events at a Glance

Fall 2021

 
17&24 OCT

Tour: Water Quality

 1:30pm - 3:00pm       Bayfront Park
 Join BARC staff to learn how we impact water quality and thus our recreation opportunities. Discover how run-off impacts algae blooms, see how we measure water clarity and phosphates, and so much more!

This moderate walk covers ~2.4km in a loop around Bayfront park.

Meet Inaam at the BARC Kiosk, which is located under the pergola to the south of the boat launch.

*Limit of 9 participants, and we encourage you to wear masks as the trail becomes narrow at points.
  • Sunday October 17th & 24th, 2021; 1:30pm - 3:00pm
  • Bayfront Park at BARC Kiosk   view map
  • Contact barc@hamiltonharbour.ca with questions or concerns
 
12&13 Nov

Volunteer: Tree Planting

 9:00am - 12:00pm       Hopkins Tract
 We have partnered with Conservation Halton to help plant Carolinian trees and shrubs at Hopkins Tract!

Once registered, you can expect an email the week of with specific meeting instructions, waivers to be completed, and more details about the day. (Please ensure you register with an email that you regularly check.)

Please wear a mask for introductions and instructions upon arrival. Once we are working and able to maintain 6 feet distance apart , masks are optional. We will have hand sanitizer on site and be providing sanitized work gloves. Conservation Halton will be providing shovels and trowels.

Age 14+

  • Friday, November 12  & Saturday, November 13, 2021; 9:00am - 12:00pm
  • Hopkins Tract   view map
  • Contact Christine at cbowen@hamiltonharbour.ca for more information
  • Event hosted with Conservation Halton
 
SEPT- NOV

Volunteer: Fall Shoreline Clean-ups

 10:00am - 12:00pm      Bayfront Park and Pier 4 Park
 
Join us for a shoreline clean-up! Lets work together to get all those coffee cups, wrappers, and cigarette butts before the end up in our water! Help us improve our local water quality! Join us on:
 
Saturday,  September 18th, at Bayfront Park (200 harbourfront drive). Please meet us at our kiosk located under the Pergola along the waterfront trail. It's to the left (east) of the boat launch. Look for Steve in a Blue BARC shirt.

Sunday, November 7th, at Pier 4 Park (64 Leander Dr). Please meet us by the entrance to the Beach. Look for Steve in a Blue BARC hat.

Sunday,  November 21st, at Bayfront Park (200 harbourfront drive). Please meet us at our kiosk located under the Pergola along the waterfront trail. It's to the left (east) of the boat launch. Look for Christine in a Blue BARC hat.

We will provide gloves, garbage bags, and a few grabbers for those who need them! Please bring/ wear closed toed shoes, sunscreen, and a reusable water bottle.
 
In order for us to know how many gloves and bags to bring, please register using the eventbrite link below.
  • Various dates in Fall 2021 as specified above; 10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Bayfront Park and Pier 4 Park (Date specific)
  • Contact us at barc@hamiltonharbour.ca with your questions or concerns