All of our crossing guards are dedicated and compassionate, and seek to ensure that everyone arrives at their destination safely. The crossing guards endure all sorts of weather and are out there rain or shine and oftentimes in sub-zero temperatures. They are also usually the first person your child meets to and from school. Parents must teach our children to obey the crossing guard’s instructions. It is for their own safety.

Many of our students are walking or riding their bikes to school from longer distances than usual. We ask that you speak to your children about obeying the crossing guard at all times. They have been implemented for your children’s safety.

The crossing guard will enter the street when safe to do so, ensuring that all traffic has stopped and that there are no dangers before signaling your child to safely cross the street. We ask that you advise your child to approach the crossing guard on the designated side of the street and follow their instructions.

Motorists are asked to please keep an eye out for our crossing guards and stop well in advance when signaled to do so. Cyclists are also reminded that when you are riding along the roadway, you are also obligated to stop for the crossing guard who has stopped traffic to allow students to cross.

Intersections with Crossing Guards

Use the maps and list of where the crossing guards are located to help you and your child to determine the best and safest route to school. We recommend that you practice the route with them on the weekend, or accompany them on a trip or two to make this decision.

 Map of locations where crossing guards are located

Map of Crossing Guard Locations - entire Town (PDF)

Map of Crossing Guard Locations - Sacred Heart Grade School/LaSalle Public School (PDF)

Map of Crossing Guard Locations - Sandwich West Public School (PDF)

Map of Crossing Guard Locations - Holy Cross Grade School (PDF)

Crossing guards can be found at the following locations:

  • Divine St. at Laurier Dr.
  • Michigan Ave. at Bouffard Road
  • Michigan Ave. at Laurier Dr.
  • Michigan Ave. at Maple Ave.
  • Michigan Ave. at Kenwood Blvd.
  • Michigan Ave. at Sacred Heart Dr.
  • Mayfair Ave. at Bouffard Rd.
  • Mayfair Ave. at Laurier Dr.
  • Mayfair Ave. at Maple Ave.
  • Mayfair Ave. at Sacred Heart Dr.
  • Malden Road at Wyoming Ave.
  • Elmdale Ave. at Wyoming Ave.
  • Todd Lane at Elmdale Ave./Third St.
  • Sandwich West Parkway at Holy Cross Grade School
  • Heritage Dr. at Rushwood Cres.

Bicycle Safety

Many children are riding their bicycles to school which is wonderful. Some simple bicycle etiquette and rules should be followed when riding your bicycle to school:

  • According to Section 104 of the Highway Traffic Act, all children must always wear a properly fitting bicycle helmet. 
  • According to Section 75 (5) of the Highway Traffic Act, the bicycle must be equipped with a sound signaling device such as a horn or bell. 
  • Children should be instructed to use their hand signals when turning or stopping.
  • We ask that when your children are crossing any roadway, that they dismount from their bicycles and walk their bike across the road with a crossing guard. The crossing guard will ask your child to dismount from their bike before crossing the road. This is for safety so that the person who is walking with their bike will have greater ability to stop or change directions should an emergency situation happen, like an approaching vehicle that is not stopping.
  • Please instruct your child to follow the directions of the crossing guard.