Starting our Land Acknowledgment

              Being in the development stage of our social enterprise, the Westminster Ponds Centre, it’s important to do our part as responsible community members, including paying respects to our Indigenous community members. The Westminster Ponds Centre is in the midst of writing a land acknowledgement in showing respect for

Transforming the Westminster Ponds Centre into an Inclusive Space

    What makes an inclusive space? Do the terms capacity building, or loose parts play come to mind? If not, don't worry you, you aren't alone. These are terms a few members from the Westminster Ponds Centre learned recently from the Future Cities Canada "The Summit- Resilient Cities Start Here." Hosted by Evergreen Brickworks

Spring News in Bloom at WPC

    New Life at WPC Summer is almost here, and the Westminster Ponds Centre (WPC) has been anything but quiet this spring. WPC has some green new residents: London locals Urban Roots London - and their veggie seedlings! The basement of the Bruce Pavilion at the Westminster Ponds Centre was established as a growing

Native Plant Sale – Spring 2021

        Find beautiful, low maintenance plants for your garden while supporting your local non-profit organizations. Order now until May 15th. Pick up your plants at the Westminster Ponds Centre on May 29th.     Why native plants? There are many benefits to gardening with native plants. Native plants naturally occur in our

Request for Proposals: Community Consultation for the Westminster Ponds Centre

          If you're interested in working with London's first and only community-based environment and sustainability centre? Then we have an exciting opportunity for you! ReForest London is now accepting proposals to lead a community consultation process for the Westminster Ponds Centre. Our goal is to bring people together around key issues

WPC Updates: Renovations Galore!

April 1, 2020 It would be an understatement to say that a lot has been going on at the Westminster Ponds Centre these last few months! After a long planning process and the installation of geothermal heating, building renovations began swiftly last year and have not slowed down since. We are pleased to be able

WPC Launch Event

For Immediate Release - October 9, 2019 Westminster Ponds Centre for Environment & Sustainability Launched! Today, London, Ontario just got a whole lot greener in its approach as the Westminster Ponds Centre for Environment & Sustainability was launched by ReForest London. Centrally located in London on a 14-acre site adjacent to the Westminster Ponds Environmentally Significant

When will WPC open?

We are starting small, but we have started! As we have a multi-building site, renovations and upgrades will be completed incrementally all leading to the ultimate restoration and repurposing all four buildings and the landscape connecting them. Some already executed or planned works including: Geothermal heating and cooling systems Restoration of historic gatehouse to original

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