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Send A Shout-Out to Your Favourite Crossing Guard During Crossing Guard Appreciation Week from June 3 to 7, 2024

The Township of Scugog is encouraging residents to show their support and appreciation for their neighbourhood Crossing Guards during Crossing Guard Appreciation Week, June 3 to 7, 2024.

Join us by celebrating the School Crossing Guards across the Province of Ontario in this annual event! 

Help us recognize individuals across our city whose assistance helps young residents with safe daily commutes to and from school.

To learn more about becoming a Crossing Guard in the Township of Scugog, visit us at, contact us by phone at (905) 985-7346 x 112 or by email at

Quick/Fun Facts

  • The Township of Scugog is always looking to fill positions for Crossing Guards
  • The Township of Scugog currently employs 16 school crossing guards.
  • As of January 1, 2016, all vehicles and cyclists are required by the Ontario Highway Traffic Act to stop and wait until children and Crossing Guards have cleared the entire roadway at school crossings before proceeding.

Support your local School Crossing Guards by:

  • Stop when a School Crossing Guard raises his or her stop sign.
  • Take notice of whether a Guard is on duty and slow down when approaching school crossing locations.
  • Obey the law. Remain stopped until all children AND the Guard have completely exited the roadway.
  • Proceed with caution. Obey posted speed limits and observe all NO Stopping and NO Parking signs. Park in designated areas only.

For more information, contact:

Media Contact: Lori Bowers, Director Community Services, Township of Scugog
905.985.7346 ext. 132,



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