Township offering online ‘virtual platform’ to connect residents

ELORA – Centre Wellington Township is now offering an online “virtual platform” to connect residents to recreation, arts and other services/activities.

“I am so impressed with our staff, who have found new ways to keep our residents engaged and moving during this pandemic,” stated Mayor Kelly Linton in an April 27 press release.

“These new experiences and links to virtual opportunities to access fitness, kid’s activities, arts and culture and community resources are invaluable. I encourage everyone to visit Connect CW and get involved!”

Township officials say the new virtual platform at offers a “one-stop community hub linking residents to activities, workshops and virtual experiences related to recreation, leisure, fitness, well-being, education, culture, arts and more.”

It includes four zones:

  • fitness and active living;
  • community resources;
  • arts and culture; and
  • a kids zone.

“From yoga to colouring and meals on wheels to art classes, there is something for everyone,” states the township press release.

Centre Wellington businesses, groups and organizations wanting to be included on the site can visit and fill out a form.

The township is encouraging anyone who completes activities to share photos/videos with the hashtag “#cwconnects.”