School Crossing Guard Information

ONTARIO-WIDE SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD APPRECIATION DAY

School Crossing Guard Appreciation Day 2020 Poster

School Crossing Guard
Appreciation Day 2020 Poster


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 LocationsAM ShiftsLunch ShiftsPM ShiftsEarly Release - Public Schools
Beaverdams Road/ Cardinal Newman8:25 - 9:10 amN / A3:00 - 3:45 pmN / A
Culp Street / Carlton Street8:20 - 9:05 amN / A3:15 - 4:00 pm12:15 - 1:00 pm
Culp Street / Franklin Street8:20 - 9:05 amN / A3:15 - 4:00 pm12:15 - 1:00 pm
Dorchester Road / Barker Street8:20 - 9:05 amN / A3:15 - 4:00 pm12:10 - 12:55 pm
Dorchester Road / Dianne Street8:15 - 9:00 amN / A3:15 - 4:00 pm12:00 - 12:45 pm
Dorchester Road / Dunn Street8:25 - 9:10 amN / A3:15 - 4:00 pm11:55 - 12:40 pm
Dorchester Road / James Morden8:10 - 8:55 am12:50 - 1:353:00 - 3:45 pm11:55 - 12:40 pm
Dorchester Road / Lundy's Lane8:20 - 9:05 amN / A3:15 - 4:00 pm12:10 - 12:55 pm
Dorchester Road / Mary Ward8:05 - 8:50 amN / A2:40 - 3:25 pm11:50 - 12:35 pm
Dorchester Road / McLeod Road8:10 - 8:55 am12:50 - 1:35 pm3:00-3:45 pm11:55 - 12:40 pm
Dorchester Road / McMillan Drive8:20 - 9:05 amN / A3:05 - 3:50 pmN / A
Dorchester Road / Orchard Park8:25 - 9:10 am1:00 - 1:45 pm3:15 - 4:00 pm12:15 - 1:00 pm
Dorchester Road / Thorold Stone Road8:15 - 9:00 amN / A3:00 - 3:45 pm12:15 - 1:00 pm
Drummond Road / Churchill Street 8:10 - 8:55 amN / A2:55 - 3:40 pm12:00 - 12:45 pm
Drummond Road / Culp Street8:20 - 9:05 am1:00 - 1:45 pm3:15 - 4:00 pm12:10 - 12:55 pm
Drummond Road / Dunn Street 8:15 - 9:00 am11:25 - 12:10 pm2:55 - 3:40 pm12:00 - 12:45 pm
Drummond Road / McLeod Road8:00 - 8:45 amN / A3:00 - 3:45 pm12:00 - 12:45 pm
Dunn Street / Carlton Avenue8:30 - 9:15 amN / A3:10 - 3:55 pm12:00 - 12:45 pm
Forestview Boulevard / Parkside Road8:25 - 9:10 amN / A3:05 - 3:50 pm12:00 - 12:45 pm
Heximer Avenue / Margaret Street 8:20 - 9:05 amN / A3:00 - 3:45 pm12:00 - 12:45 pm
Kalar Road / Coventry Road 8:00 - 8:45 am12:30 - 1:15 pm2:40 - 3:25 pm11:45 - 12:30 pm
Kalar Road / Rideau Street8:25 - 9:10 am1:00 - 1:45 pm3:05 - 3:50 pm12:00 - 12:45 pm
Lundy’s Lane / Highland Avenue8:20 - 9:05 amN / A3:15 - 4:00 pm12:10 - 12:55 pm
Montrose Road / Greendale Avenue - NEW Shift Times, effective: February 5, 20208:20 - 9:05 am1:00 - 1:45 pm3:05 - 3:50 pm12:15 - 1:00 pm
Montrose Road / Watson Street 8:15 - 9:00 amN / A3:05 - 3:50 pm12:15 - 1:00 pm
Morrison Street / Drummond Road - CROSSING CLOSED - SEP 2019N / AN / AN / A N / A
Morrison Street / Homewood Avenue8:05 - 8:50 amN / A3:00 - 3:45 pm11:50 - 12:35 pm
Morrison Street / Law Avenue - NEW AM Shift Time, effective: March 2, 20208:15 - 9:00 amN / A2:45 - 3:30 pmN / A
Morrison Street / Pettit RR X8:15 - 9:00 am1:00 - 1:45 pm3:15 - 4:00 pm12:10 - 12:55 pm
Morrison Street / Portage Road8:15 - 9:00 amN / A2:50 - 3:35 pmN / A
Morrison Street / Stanley Avenue
8:05 - 8:50 amN / A3:00 - 3:45 pm11:50 - 12:35 pm
Oliver Street / Welland Street8:10 - 8:55 amN / A3:00 - 3:45 pmN / A
Portage Road / St. John Street
7:55 - 8:40 amN / A2:45 - 3:30 pm11:35 - 12:20 pm
Riall Street / St. Andrew Avenue
7:55 - 8:40 amN / A2:50 - 3:35 pm11:55 - 12:40 pm
St. Paul Avenue / Church’s Lane - CROSSING CLOSED - SEP 2019N / AN / AN / AN / A
St. Paul Avenue / Stamford Green Drive 7:55 - 8:40 amN / A2:50 - 3:35 pm11:55 - 12:40 pm
Thorold Stone Road / Confederation Avenue
8:00 - 8:45 amN / A2:45 - 3:30 pm11:45 - 12:30 pm
Thorold Stone Road / Kalar Road8:15 - 9:00 am11:30 - 12:15 pm2:50 - 3:35 pmN / A
Thorold Stone Road / St. James Avenue
8:00 - 8:45 am12:35 - 1:20 pm2:55 - 3:40 pm11:35 - 12:20 pm
Valley Way (in front of school)8:15 - 9:00 am12:50 - 1:35 pm2:55 - 3:40 pm12:00 - 12:45 pm
Victoria Avenue / Queen Street (in front of church)8:10 - 8:55 am11:30 - 12:15 pm2:50 - 3:35 pmN / A
Victoria Avenue / Simcoe Street 8:15 - 9:00 am12:55 - 1:40 pm3:00 - 3:45 pm11:55 - 12:40 pm
Victoria Avenue / Valley Way - NEW CROSSING LOCATION - SEP 20198:05 - 8:50 amN / A 3:00 - 3:45 pm12:00 - 12:45 pm
Willoughby Drive / Cattell Drive
8:10 - 8:55 amN / A3:00 - 3:45 pm11:45 - 12:30 pm
Willoughby Drive / Welland Street8:10 - 8:55 amN / A3:00 - 3:45 pm11:45 - 12:30 pm

New Road Rules In Effect!

Bill 31 Campaign PosterFor more information, please view our Bill 31 Campaign Poster.

 

Transportation Services

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.