Guelph Enabling Garden (The)

Contact Information
Alternate Name CV19 ; GEG
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Alternate Contact Anna Kroetsch, Registered Horticultural Therapist; Phone: 519-546-7027; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Wendy Lewis, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 519-831-5419; Email:
Primary Executive D. Trevor Barton, Chair; Email:
Alternate Executive Christopher Lytle, Accessibility Coordinator, City of Guelph; Phone: 519-822-1260 ext 3536; Fax: 519-763-9240; Email:
Description (Site) Located near Evergreen Seniors Community Centre
Site Location Riverside Park
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
689 Woolwich St N
Guelph, ON N1H 3Z1
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Intersection Woolwich St and Speedvale Ave
Mailing Address PO Box 15 
Station Main 
Guelph, ON N1H 6J6
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Designed for people of all ages with varying degrees of physical and cognitive ability, the Garden celebrates the reflective, expressive and active connections with nature through multisensory garden features.
Description (Service) Due to the healthcare-directed COVID-19 restrictions, The Guelph Enabling Garden volunteering and Horticultural Therapy programs have been suspended until further notice. More updates will be provided as needed in the coming weeks and months. Check the website for updates.

Located within historic Riverside Park, the Garden is a living, interactive, accessible environment that fosters a sense of belonging and contributes to the well-being of the community.
* wide accessible, textured walkways and raised garden beds invite visitors and participants of all abilities
* Horticultural Therapy Programming
* Guelph Guild of Storytellers Fri 10:30 am-noon, late Jun-Labour Day
* free parking
Hours Board meetings (Guelph City Hall, Meeting Rm TBD) second Mon of the month 6 pm-8 pm
Dates Volunteer opportunities in the Garden, Apr-Nov 
Free Horticultural Therapy programming workshops and teaching sessions, May-Oct
Areas Served Guelph ; Wellington County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or visit website for information 
For seasonal programming, see News and Events section of website
Languages English
Fees Membership - optional; $20/year individual or $50/year business
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Funding Grants ; Donations ; United Way ; Brick sales ; Plant Sale each May
Elections At Annual General Meeting
Print Material See website for brochures and newsletter
Service Categories Community Gardens ; Horticultural Therapy