The City of Port Colborne has 12 locations that School Crossing Guards are located. The School Crossing Guard Program is a vital service to the community. Crossing guards have the authority, under the Highway Traffic Act section 176, to require approaching vehicles to stop for a school crossing. The use of this authority must be displayed in a confident, decision, understanding and fair manner.

Crossing locationTime of guard on dutySchool(s)

Steele St. & Charlotte St.

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

12:45 – 1:45 p.m.

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Steele Street School

Highland Ave & Steele St.

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

11:30 a.m. –12:30 p.m.

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

St. John Bosco

Killaly St. & Fielden Ave.

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

12:30 – 2:00 p.m.

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

McKay School

Main St. W. & Oakwood St.

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

11:30 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Oakwood School & St. John Bosco

Highway # 3 & Highway #58

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

11:30 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

St. John Bosco & Oakwood School

Fielden Ave & Main St. W

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

11:30 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Oakwood School, McKay School &

St. John Bosco

Highway 58 & Omer Ave

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

11:30 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Oakwood School & St. John Bosco

Omer Ave & Steel Street

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

11:30 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Oakwood School & St. John Bosco

Bell St. & Fares St.

8:15 – 9:15 a.m.

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

DeWitt Carter & St. Therese

Kilaly St. E & Davis St.

8:15 – 9:15 a.m.

11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

3:00 – 4:15 p.m.

St. Therese, DeWitt Carter & St. Joseph

Killaly St. E & Elizabeth St.

8:15 – 9:15 a.m.

11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

St. Joseph & St. Therese

Killaly St. E & St. Therese

8:15 – 9:15 a.m.       

11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

2:45 – 3:45 p.m.

St. Therese

How can parents help?

  • Plan a safe walking route with your child
  • Become familiar with your School Crossing Guard's schedule
  • Set a good example; obey all traffic signs
  • Encourage your child not to wear headphones when walking near traffic
  • Encourage your child to walk their bicycle, carry their skateboard, etc. when crossing the road

How can motorists help?

  • Stop before reaching a crosswalk when the stop sign is upright
  • Stop when the School Crossing Guard and the children are preparing to cross or are in the roadway
  • Remain stopped until all children have crossed safely and the school crossing guard has exited the roadway
  • Be courteous and attentive if you see a School Crossing Guard. Obey the crossing guard at all school crossing
  • Obey speed limits and community safety zones at all times
  • Motorist who fail to obey the directions of a School Crossing Guard are liable to a fine