Seasonal Maintenance

The City provides residents with efficient, reliable and high-quality spring and summer maintenance services.

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Whether it’s street sweeping on municipal roads, repairing potholes, curbs or sidewalks, cutting grass, maintaining stormwater ponds or undertaking beautification efforts, the City’s crews strive to keep Vaughan’s public spaces beautiful for your enjoyment.



annual planting May   
bee and wasp nests

Early May to end of November

Nests are sprayed but not removed. This work is done for City assets and playgrounds only. No spraying is done if there are swarms or if there is no nest. 
catch basins April to May

Catch basins in industrial areas are cleaned annually and catch basins in residential areas are cleaned on a three-year rotation. This process involves using a vacuum truck to remove sediment and debris that has accumulated in the bottom of catch basins.

curb and sidewalk repairs May to October  
Ditching and Driveway Culverts April to November

Ditching addresses rural and residential ditches to ensure the conveyance of water.


Driveway culverts are performed on a request basis through a new driveway application.
Forestry inspections and tree maintenance Ongoing throughout the year This work includes pruning and removal.
Grass cutting April to August Grass cutting begins the last week of April and continues throughout the spring and summer for a total of 13 rotations, each running for two weeks.
guidepost and rail repairs March to November Assessments are performed annually to identify damaged infrastructure. Work is scheduled in a priority sequence. 
litter pickup (parks, open spaces and shrub beds)

Begins in March and continues until winter.

mechanical litter collection April to November  
pothole and road repairs Ongoing throughout the spring and summer.  
shrub bed planting and maintenance Takes place regularly throughout the spring and summer.  
stormwater management ponds May to October Grass cutting and litter cleanup.
street sweeping April to November Begins in April and takes approximately 8 to 10 weeks to complete one rotation across the city.
stormwater and wastewater sewers Ongoing throughout the year

Stormwater and wastewater sewers are inspected every 10 years. Wastewater sewers are cleaned on a three-year rotation.

traffic services May to November This includes refreshing pavement markings and installing flexi-posts.
fire hydrants April to November Fire hydrants are inspected annually and repainted yellow every 5 years.

All operations are subject to weather conditions.



dog parks, pathways, trails, benches, gazebos and picnic tables

Open year round from 8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.

playgrounds, skate parks and fitness stations Open from spring to fall, weather dependent, from 8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Parking lot gates (parks) Open mid-April to November, from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Public washrooms (buildings and portable facilities) May 1 to Nov. 1

Open on weekends only from Victoria Day weekend to July 1 and Labour Day to Oct. 1, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.


Open daily from July 1 to Labour Day, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Synthetic soccer fields



Open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. starting late March
Basketball courts Open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. starting mid-April
Bocce courts Open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. starting mid-April
tennis courts Open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. starting mid-April
Baseball diamonds Open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. starting early May
Natural soccer fields Open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. starting early May
Volleyball courts Open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. starting early May

All openings are subject to weather and surface conditions.


Park trails and walkways undergoing improvements in 2023:


Please note only certain areas within these locations are undergoing improvements - not the entire park.


  • Agostino Park
  • Ahmadiyya Park 
  • Anthony Locilento Park 
  • Chancellor District Park 
  • Concord/Thornhill Regional Park 
  • Conley Park South 
  • Downham Green Park 
  • Fazia Mahdi Park 
  • Forest View Park 
  • Hillside Park 
  • Kingsview Park 
  • La Rocca Square
  • Le Parc Park
  • Le Parc Saint Jean de Brebeuf 
  • Mackenzie Glen District Park 
  • Maple Airport Park 
  • Maple Community District Park
  • Maple Trails Park 
  • Matthew Park 
  • Parwest Parkette 
  • Pierre Elliott Trudeau Park 
  • Rainbow Creek Park
  • Rimwood Park 
  • Ross Gurerri Park 
  • Roxana Bowl
  • Sunset Ridge Park 
  • Thompson Creek Park
  • Twelve Oaks Park
  • Vaughan Crest Park 
  • Vaughan Grove Sports Park 
  • Vellore Woods Park
  • Venice Gate Park 
  • Via Campanile Park 
  • Vista Gate Park 
  • Wade Gate Park 
  • West Don River
  • West Maple Creek Park 
  • Woodbridge College Park
  • Woodbridge Highland Park 
  • Woodrose Park