ONTARIO-WIDE SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD APPRECIATION DAY
MARCH 25, 2020 - Thank you to all our friendly and helpful school crossing guards for keeping our community safer! Fill out a Thank you card for your School Crossing guard!
Please print off a Thank You card (four to a page!), fill-in and:
- give directly to your local Guard(s),
- drop-off at a City facility (i.e. City Hall, Gale Centre, MacBain Community centre or local library) and ask them to forward onto the Crossing Office, located at the WEGO Facility,
- scan and email to: [email protected]
- or, mail to the WEGO Facility, Transportation Services, 8208 Heartland Forest Rd., Niagara Falls, ON L2H 0L7
Support your local School Crossing Guards by:
Guard signals you to stop, all cyclists and drivers must stop.
Understand and follow the posted speed limits, especially in school zones.
Always check before turning at all intersections.
Remain stopped until all pedestrians and the guard have cleared the crossing. This is the law.
Do not drop kid off in no stopping or no parking areas.
Supported by your local Municipalities of Niagara, the Niagara Region Police Services, The Ontario Traffic Council and the OTC's School Crossing Programs Committee
The City of Niagara Falls is committed to contributing to the well - being of residents and visitors by ensuring a healthy and safe community. Keeping children safe is a priority for the City. School Crossing Guards are a vital and necessary part of our community. Residents can now access all School Crossing Guard locations and shift times. The chart below will help parents and caregivers in designing safe walking habits for their children. Please NOTE: all shift times are subject to change without prior notice. Please check website regularly for changes to times, as well as new locations.
Road Safety Awareness
All drivers must:
- STOP: When you approach a School Crossing Location
- OBEY: The Highway Traffic Act
- RESPECT: The Crossing Guard
- PATIENCE: Remain stopped until everyone has cleared the crossing - including the guard!
- PROCEED: When safe to do so
You could be fined a minimum of $150.00 if found guilty of an offence - Highway Traffic Act Regulation Section 176.
School Crossing Guard Locations and Shift Times Table for the City of Niagara Falls
|Crossing Locations||AM Shifts||Lunch Shifts||PM Shifts||Early Release - Public Schools|
|Beaverdams Road/ Cardinal Newman||8:25 - 9:10 am||N / A||3:00 - 3:45 pm||N / A|
|Culp Street / Carlton Street||8:20 - 9:05 am||N / A||3:15 - 4:00 pm||12:15 - 1:00 pm|
|Culp Street / Franklin Street||8:20 - 9:05 am||N / A||3:15 - 4:00 pm||12:15 - 1:00 pm|
|Dorchester Road / Barker Street||8:20 - 9:05 am||N / A||3:15 - 4:00 pm||12:10 - 12:55 pm|
|Dorchester Road / Dianne Street||8:15 - 9:00 am||N / A||3:15 - 4:00 pm||12:00 - 12:45 pm|
|Dorchester Road / Dunn Street||8:25 - 9:10 am||N / A||3:15 - 4:00 pm||11:55 - 12:40 pm|
|Dorchester Road / James Morden||8:10 - 8:55 am||12:50 - 1:35||3:00 - 3:45 pm||11:55 - 12:40 pm|
|Dorchester Road / Lundy's Lane||8:20 - 9:05 am||N / A||3:15 - 4:00 pm||12:10 - 12:55 pm|
|Dorchester Road / Mary Ward||8:05 - 8:50 am||N / A||2:40 - 3:25 pm||11:50 - 12:35 pm|
|Dorchester Road / McLeod Road||8:10 - 8:55 am||12:50 - 1:35 pm||3:00-3:45 pm||11:55 - 12:40 pm|
|Dorchester Road / McMillan Drive||8:20 - 9:05 am||N / A||3:05 - 3:50 pm||N / A|
|Dorchester Road / Orchard Park||8:25 - 9:10 am||1:00 - 1:45 pm||3:15 - 4:00 pm||12:15 - 1:00 pm|
|Dorchester Road / Thorold Stone Road||8:15 - 9:00 am||N / A||3:00 - 3:45 pm||12:15 - 1:00 pm|
|Drummond Road / Churchill Street ||8:10 - 8:55 am||N / A||2:55 - 3:40 pm||12:00 - 12:45 pm|
|Drummond Road / Culp Street||8:20 - 9:05 am||1:00 - 1:45 pm||3:15 - 4:00 pm||12:10 - 12:55 pm|
|Drummond Road / Dunn Street ||8:15 - 9:00 am||11:25 - 12:10 pm||2:55 - 3:40 pm||12:00 - 12:45 pm|
|Drummond Road / McLeod Road||8:00 - 8:45 am||N / A||3:00 - 3:45 pm||12:00 - 12:45 pm|
|Dunn Street / Carlton Avenue||8:30 - 9:15 am||N / A||3:10 - 3:55 pm||12:00 - 12:45 pm|
|Forestview Boulevard / Parkside Road||8:25 - 9:10 am||N / A||3:05 - 3:50 pm||12:00 - 12:45 pm|
|Heximer Avenue / Margaret Street ||8:20 - 9:05 am||N / A||3:00 - 3:45 pm||12:00 - 12:45 pm|
|Kalar Road / Coventry Road ||8:00 - 8:45 am||12:30 - 1:15 pm||2:40 - 3:25 pm||11:45 - 12:30 pm|
|Kalar Road / Rideau Street||8:25 - 9:10 am||1:00 - 1:45 pm||3:05 - 3:50 pm||12:00 - 12:45 pm|
|Lundy’s Lane / Highland Avenue||8:20 - 9:05 am||N / A||3:15 - 4:00 pm||12:10 - 12:55 pm|
|Montrose Road / Greendale Avenue - NEW Shift Times, effective: February 5, 2020||8:20 - 9:05 am||1:00 - 1:45 pm||3:05 - 3:50 pm||12:15 - 1:00 pm|
|Montrose Road / Watson Street ||8:15 - 9:00 am||N / A||3:05 - 3:50 pm||12:15 - 1:00 pm|
|Morrison Street / Drummond Road - CROSSING CLOSED - SEP 2019||N / A||N / A||N / A ||N / A|
|Morrison Street / Homewood Avenue||8:05 - 8:50 am||N / A||3:00 - 3:45 pm||11:50 - 12:35 pm|
|Morrison Street / Law Avenue - NEW AM Shift Time, effective: March 2, 2020||8:15 - 9:00 am||N / A||2:45 - 3:30 pm||N / A|
|Morrison Street / Pettit RR X||8:15 - 9:00 am||1:00 - 1:45 pm||3:15 - 4:00 pm||12:10 - 12:55 pm|
|Morrison Street / Portage Road||8:15 - 9:00 am||N / A||2:50 - 3:35 pm||N / A|
|Morrison Street / Stanley Avenue||8:05 - 8:50 am||N / A||3:00 - 3:45 pm||11:50 - 12:35 pm|
|Oliver Street / Welland Street||8:10 - 8:55 am||N / A||3:00 - 3:45 pm||N / A|
|Portage Road / St. John Street||7:55 - 8:40 am||N / A||2:45 - 3:30 pm||11:35 - 12:20 pm|
|Riall Street / St. Andrew Avenue||7:55 - 8:40 am||N / A||2:50 - 3:35 pm||11:55 - 12:40 pm|
|St. Paul Avenue / Church’s Lane - CROSSING CLOSED - SEP 2019||N / A||N / A||N / A||N / A|
|St. Paul Avenue / Stamford Green Drive ||7:55 - 8:40 am||N / A||2:50 - 3:35 pm||11:55 - 12:40 pm|
|Thorold Stone Road / Confederation Avenue||8:00 - 8:45 am||N / A||2:45 - 3:30 pm||11:45 - 12:30 pm|
|Thorold Stone Road / Kalar Road||8:15 - 9:00 am||11:30 - 12:15 pm||2:50 - 3:35 pm||N / A|
|Thorold Stone Road / St. James Avenue||8:00 - 8:45 am||12:35 - 1:20 pm||2:55 - 3:40 pm||11:35 - 12:20 pm|
|Valley Way (in front of school)||8:15 - 9:00 am||12:50 - 1:35 pm||2:55 - 3:40 pm||12:00 - 12:45 pm|
|Victoria Avenue / Queen Street (in front of church)||8:10 - 8:55 am||11:30 - 12:15 pm||2:50 - 3:35 pm||N / A|
|Victoria Avenue / Simcoe Street ||8:15 - 9:00 am||12:55 - 1:40 pm||3:00 - 3:45 pm||11:55 - 12:40 pm|
|Victoria Avenue / Valley Way - NEW CROSSING LOCATION - SEP 2019||8:05 - 8:50 am||N / A ||3:00 - 3:45 pm||12:00 - 12:45 pm|
|Willoughby Drive / Cattell Drive||8:10 - 8:55 am||N / A||3:00 - 3:45 pm||11:45 - 12:30 pm|
|Willoughby Drive / Welland Street||8:10 - 8:55 am||N / A||3:00 - 3:45 pm||11:45 - 12:30 pm|
New Road Rules In Effect!
For more information, please view our Bill 31 Campaign Poster.
Transportation Services strives to provide an efficient and effective service for all members of the public. During our shifts times we offer our crossing services to all members of the public regardless of age. Should you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact our offices at: 905 - 356-7521 Ext. 5212 or email the School Crossing Coordinator, Julie Ellis.