Town of Mount Royal council closes sports facilities during COVID-19 red alert
Sports facilities -- including the arena -- in the Town of Mount Royal will close their doors on Oct. 1 after the province declared the greater Montreal area a coronavirus “red zone.”
Entering a red zone means non-essential activities will be restricted where the risk of infection can’t be sufficiently contained.
The closures are expected to continue until Oct. 28. Activities scheduled at the arena before Oct. 1 will be held as planned.
Here’s a list of other municipal buildings that will be closed until at least Oct. 28:
- Recreation Centre (60 Roosevelt Ave.)
- Pierre Laporte Pool (955 Rockland Rd.)
- Reginald J. P. Dawson Library (1967 Graham Blvd.)
Only people with appointments will be allowed to enter the building, and they will need to wear a mask when inside. Outdoor events will still be allowed with physical distancing.
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The facilities will be closed at the request of the town council. Other sports facilities remain open in the Montreal area.
For the multitude of people asking me: hockey arenas remain open in red zones. There is no change to sports venues. I just confirmed this with Francois Legault's press attache. @CTVMontreal pic.twitter.com/q6dJmJYA4c— Kelly Greig (@KellyGreig) September 28, 2020