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Crossing guard program

The City’s crossing guard program helps school children from kindergarten to fifth grade cross the road, for both the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board and the Peel District School Board.

How to get a crossing guard

If you’re concerned about the safety of school children crossing the road at a specific location you can request a site inspection.

If approved, members of Traffic Safety Council and City and School Board staff will visit the area to determine if a crossing guard is needed.

We’ll look at the conditions around the site in the 30 minute period before school begins and after school ends and also make overall safety recommendations, like adding signs or requesting parking or police enforcement.

We’ll also conduct a gap study, which looks at the number and behaviour of children and vehicles at a crossing location, and the number of safe gaps in traffic per five minute period.

Request a site inspection

If you want to schedule a crossing guard site inspection, contact the Crossing Guard Supervisor, Sheelagh Duffin on 905-896-5167 or email sheelagh.duffin@mississauga.ca.

Please provide the following information:

  • Name of school
  • Reason for request
  • The intersection or location where you would like a crossing guard
  • Your name, address and phone number

Become a crossing guard

To find out more information about the crossing guard program, or if you want to become a crossing guard in Mississauga, contact the Crossing Guard Supervisor, Sheelagh Duffin on 905-896-5167 or email sheelagh.duffin@mississauga.ca.