- 1972-2017 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
1 spiral-bound volume
Name of creator
The Belleville Recreation Committee was established in 1949 with oversight of two playgrounds. By 1953 the committee had charge of eleven playgrounds and a number of recreation programs. It was renamed as the Recreation and Arena Committee in 1966, then the Recreation Services Committee in 1981. In 1988 it became the Parks and Recreation Committee and later the Recreation, Culture and Community Services Department. In 2022, as part of a restructuring program at the City of Belleville, it was named Community Services Department.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Transferred from the Quinte Sports and Wellness Centre in January 2024.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Bound copies of newspaper articles and photographs relating to the history of the Yardmen Arena/Quinte Sports Centre in Belleville, Ontario.