By Provincial Order, all parks, dog parks, playgrounds, recreation areas, municipal boat launches, docks and piers are CLOSED. Residents are permitted to have walk-through access of open green spaces as long as a minimum physical distance of 2 metres (6 feet) is maintained. Residents are prohibited from using equipment or park areas for recreation activities. Residents are prohibited from congregating in parks, along the piers or other recreation areas. Violation of the order, tampering or removal of signs and caution tape may result in a fine.


Our Municipal Law Enforcement Officers have provincial authorization to enforce emergency orders of the Province. DRPS has also updated their protocols related to provincial orders.


For additional information about this closure and all COVID-19 updates, visit To report a violation of the order in our parks and recreation areas, please call 905-985-7346 ext. 121



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