Township of Huron-Kinloss OPENS outdoor park facilities and off-leash Dog Park

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The Corporation of the Township of Huron-Kinloss
21 Queen Street 519-395-3735 ext. 123 P.O. Box 130 Fax: 519-395-4107 Ripley, Ontario info@huronkinloss.com N0G 2R0 www.huronkinloss.com
INFORMATION BULLETIN
For Immediate Release
May 22, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Township of Huron-Kinloss OPENS outdoor park facilities and off-leash Dog Park

Effective Immediately In response to last week’s Provincial announcement, outdoor sports facilities and multi-use fields are now open for casual use only, including:
• Baseball diamonds
• Soccer fields
• Tennis courts
• Basketball courts
• BMX parks
• Skate parks
• Shooting ranges, including those operated by rod and gun clubs


Emergency Provincial Orders remain in place prohibiting gatherings of more than five people outside of your current household. This applies to all public use of opened outdoor park facilities.


To allow for physical distancing and to limit the spread of COVID-19 when using outdoor amenities, maintain a two-meter distance from others, bring your own hand sanitizer to wash their hands before and after visiting, avoid touching your face and stay home if feeling unwell. All public washrooms remain closed.
Benches, picnic tables and gazebos


Restrictions on benches, picnic tables and gazebos have also been relaxed under the Provincial stage-one reopening framework. Benches and tables are not cleaned frequently. Users should bring their own hand sanitizer and wash their hands before and after visiting the park and be sure not to touch your face.

Point Clark off-leash Dog Park
The Point Clark off-leash dog park is now open. Please remember that the gates at off-leash dog parks are high touch-points that are not cleaned. Users should bring their own hand sanitizer and wash their hands before entering and after exiting a dog park, avoid touching your face and visit during non-peak hours.

Provincial orders remain in effect prohibiting the use of
• Play structures,
• Swings
• Slides,
• Splash pads
• Wading pools
• Exercise equipment.

Beaches
The beaches and shoreline in the Township of Huron-Kinloss remain closed under the order from the Grey-Bruce Medical Officer of Health.
For accurate and up-to-date information on the Township of Huron-Kinloss Response to COVID-19 please visit our website https://www.huronkinloss.com/covid19.cfm


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For more information: Emergency Information Officer Township of Huron-Kinloss 519-395-3735 info@huronkinloss.com

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