Lakeshore Closes Regional and Community Parks and Playgrounds
Lakeshore is taking additional measures to encourage social and physical distancing and reduce opportunities for the spread of COVID-19 through the closure of our regional and community parks. This is not the time to be gathering and socializing in parks or at home”, stated Lakeshore Mayor Tom Bain.
Lakeshore - Mar. 26, 2020: Lakeshore is taking additional measures to encourage social and physical distancing and reduce opportunities for the spread of COVID-19 through the closure of our regional and community parks.
The following parks and playground equipment are now closed:
• Atlas Tube Centre
• Lakeview Park, West Beach and Belle River Marina.
• Comber Park
• Geralyn Tellier Perdu Memorial Park
• Leffler Peace Park
• Millen Park
• Optimist Park
• River Ridge Park
• Stoney Point Park
People are permitted to walk through the park keeping social distancing in mind however they are not permitted to gather, picnic or use pavilions, playground equipment, playing fields, basketball courts, etc. Lakeshore recommends children not play on any playground equipment to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
“This is not the time to be gathering and socializing in parks or at home”, stated Lakeshore Mayor Tom Bain. “It is unfortunate we need to take these additional measures, however it is necessary in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19. We need to stay home and only go out if absolutely necessary. Let’s all do our part and together we can get through this. “
Residents are reminded to avoid congregating in groups, both at home and in public, keep a physical distance from others, wash your hands and stay home unless it is absolutely necessary. It is everyone’s responsibility to slow the spread of this virus.
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