Welland preparing to reopen more services as Niagara enters Stage 3 Friday
Welland is reopening more city services and programs as Niagara enters Stage 3 on Friday.
As on yesterday, the Quaker Rd. baseball field can be booked provided organizations submit a safety protocol plan.
On Friday, public washrooms at Merritt Island (main building only), Welland Skate Park, & Welland International Flatwater Centre will reopen.
On July 31st, all city-owned public playground equipment open with periodic cleaning.
The Welland Civic Square city hall offices open by appointment only with pre-screening on August 4th.
The Welland Public Library is offering more services at the Main Branch, Diamond Trail Branch, and Seaway Mall Branch by appointment starting August 4th as well.
That is also when the Main Branch is expanding its hours of operation.
On August 31st the Welland Community Wellness Complex, will have a soft re-opening.
The following facilities are not included on the city’s phase-three plan to re-open and will remain closed until further notice:
· Welland International Flatwater Centre
· Maple Park Pool and Memorial Park Pool are closed for the season
· Welland Boat Rental Program is closed for the season
· Park Pavilions
· City-owned Soccer, Lawn Bowling, and Cricket Fields
· Welland Museum is under renovations; therefore will not open to the public during the summer season. The museum is offering virtual tours at wellandmuseum.ca
· Maple Park Courts, Chippawa Courts, and Gaiser Rd. Multi-Courts
Stage-three of the re-opening strategy also permits indoor gatherings with a maximum of 50 people and outdoor gatherings with a maximum of 100 people. A two-metre distance must be maintained at all gatherings and events.
Public and group gathering restrictions apply to community events, private gatherings, concerts, live shows, festivals, conferences, sports, recreational fitness activities, fundraisers, fairs, festivals, and open houses.
Michele-Elise Burnett, Chair, & Board Member for the 2021 Canada Games Host Society, regarding the Indigenous Partnership CouncilCanada Games Host Society is excited to announce the historic signing of a memorandum of understanding with a newly formed Indigenous Partnership Council (IPC) that will aim to reinforce the presence and engagement of Indigenous communities in the events leading up to and during the Niagara 2021 Canada Summer Games.