The Premier of Ontario has declared a province-wide state of emergency and issued a stay-at-home order in response to rising COVID-19 variant infection rates.
The Ontario government has declared a state of emergency and implemented a province-wide stay-at-home order. Visit the Ontario Government website for information.
Under the stay-at-home order only leave your home for essential purposes:
You should not travel outside your community.
Town facilities and many outdoor amenities are closed to the public as a result of the current provincial guidelines. This includes amenities like sports fields, baseball diamonds, tennis and pickleball courts, basketball courts, skateboard parks, outdoor fitness equipment and picnic areas.
Playgrounds and off-leash dog parks remain open.
From May 15 to September 15, 2021, No Parking signs and increased fines will be implemented around popular waterfront parks to help reduce overcrowding, traffic congestion and illegal parking in these areas which can impact neighbourhood safety and access for emergency service vehicles.
For a complete update on which amenities will be closed to the public and areas with increased parking restrictions, please review our news releases.
All skateboard parks are closed.
The town currently has four outdoor skateboard parks, with a fifth under construction.
Helmets must be worn. Additional personal protective equipment such as wrist guards, elbow pads and kneepads are recommended. The use of BMX or mountain bikes is prohibited.
Outdoor skateboard parks are open from 9 a.m. to dusk.
Visitors are encouraged to bring reusable or biodegradable containers to the park rather than plastic - if using plastic, please make use of the appropriate recycling container or take them home with you to dispose of in your blue bin.
Located at 3200 George Savage Avenue.
Adjacent to Oodenawi Public School.
The George Savage Park facility offers a 3,800-square-foot park and includes: quarter pipe, flat ledge, flat bar, rooftop wedge to wedge and rooftop ledge, manual box and out-ledge combination, and cantilevered turnaround banks.
Located at Glen Abbey Community Centre
1415 Third Line, east of Bronte Road
The Glen Abbey facility offers a 3,500-square-foot park built on a concrete pad and includes several ramps, grind rails, a planter, grind box and jersey barrier.
Located at Iroquois Ridge Community Centre
1051 Glenashton Drive, west of Eighth Line
The Glenashton facility offers a 3,500-square-foot park built on a concrete pad and includes several ramps, a mini half pipe, a planter, a kinked grind rail, a grind box and stairs.
3307 Lakeshore Road West, east of Burloak Drive
Shell Park has a 14,000-square-foot park with 26 cement ramps. The park is open year-round, weather permitting. In addition, skateboard classes are offered in spring and fall.
455 Wheat Boom Drive
This facility is a minor skateboard park.