University of Guelph

Site: Arboretum

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Record #: GCL1025 Last Modified: 12 May 2015 Last Full Update: 04 Mar 2014
Public CommentsArboretum Auxiliary Plant Sale Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 9am - 2pm at the R.J. Hilton Centre on College Avenue East.
Contact Information
Alternate NameThe Arb ; U of G ; UofG
Office Phone519-824-4120; ext 52113
Volunteer CoordinatorRanee Pararajasingham, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 519-824-4120 ext 52358; Email:
Primary ExecutiveRic Jordan, Manager; Phone: 519-824-4120 ext 53587; Email:
Site LocationGuelph-University of Guelph
Located In CommunityGuelph
Address & Map
OAC Centennial Arboretum Centre
University of Guelph
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1
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IntersectionVictoria Rd and College Ave E
Mailing Addressc/o University of Guelph 
50 Stone Rd E 
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1
AccessibilityPartially Accessible - Entrance - Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service)Comprised of 165 hectares at the University of Guelph, including trails, woods and gardens, nature reserve, gene bank, restoration sites and various plant collections * activities include university courses, school programs, adult workshops, preregistered group walking tours
Sup. DescriptionVarious dedication and donation opportunities, see website or call for information * facility rentals available for weddings, conferences, meetings, fundraising events, banquets 
Volunteer activities include grounds work, gardening, fundraising, auxiliary administration, staff support, visitor services, assistance with program delivery and special events (annual plant sale).
HoursGrounds - dawn to dusk, all year ; OAC Centennial Arboretum Centre: Mon-Fri 8:30am - 4:30pm
DatesAll year
Areas ServedWellington County
EligibilityVolunteers: 16 years of age and older
FeesProgram - fees vary for courses, some workshops and tours, call for information or see website. ; Donation - welcome. ; Admission - free admission to the grounds ; Free parking.
Time-Limited EventsArboretum Auxiliary Plant Sale (held annually the second Saturday in September - rain or shine) * series of educational workshops for adults and professionals (pre-registration required - see website for details)
Other Details
Legal Status(50) Non Profit
Print MaterialCollection brochures available * e-mail address can be added to mailing list for monthly e-newsletter
Service CategoriesMeeting Space ; Plant Conservation