'Tis the season for cleaning.
With spring now here, The City of Kitchener is ramping up efforts to make sure parks are up to snuff.
"Staff have been undertaking seasonal litter cleaning and plan to continue over the next several weeks, " said a city spokesperson.
Seasonal workers have also been brought on to support permanent parks staff.
They're responsible for maintaining major city parks in Kitchener, like Victoria Park.
The city hired about 70 seasonal staff this year to assist with a range of parks operations needs.