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Town of Tillsonburg Operational Update

Posted on Tuesday January 04, 2022

Ontario will return to the modified version of Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen effective Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at 12:01 a.m. for at least 21 days (until January 26, 2022), subject to trends in public health and health system indicators. 

These measures include but are not limited to:

  • Reducing social gathering limits to five people indoors and 10 people outdoors.
  • Limiting capacity at organized public events to five people indoors.
  • Requiring businesses and organizations to ensure employees work remotely unless the nature of their work requires them to be on-site..
  • Closing indoor meeting and event spaces with limited exceptions but permitting outdoor spaces to remain open with restrictions.
  • Public libraries limited to 50 per cent capacity.
  • Closing museums, galleries, landmarks and historic sites
  • Closing indoor sport and recreational fitness facilities including gyms, except for athletes training for the Olympics and Paralympics and select professional and elite amateur sport leagues. Outdoor facilities are permitted to operate but with the number of spectators not to exceed 50 per cent occupancy and other requirements.

The full announcement is available for download below. A summary of how these changes will affect Town faciltiies is provided here for your convenience:

 

Status of Town Facilities & Services (effective January 5 to January 26)


Annandale NHS (30 Tillson Ave.)

Closed


Building, Planning and By-Law (10 Lisgar Ave.)

Public access by appointment only. Please call 519-688-3009 x 4600 to discuss your needs.

Corporate Office (200 Broadway)

Public access is by appointment only. Call 519-688-3009 to speak with a Customer Service Representative about your needs.


Community Centre (45 Hardy Ave.)

All indoor recreation facilities will be closed January 5 to 26, 2022 as directed by the Province of Ontario.

  • Indoor pool - Closed
  • Arenas - Closed
  • Health Club - Closed
  • Squash Courts - Closed
  • Meeting room rentals - Not available
  • Fitness classes and programs are also cancelled until further notice.

Public access to the Community Centre building is limited to the COVID-19 vaccination clinic and blood donor clinic. Recreation staff are available by phone to assist you. Please call 519-688-9011 for assistance.

 

Customer Service Centre (10 Lisgar Ave.)

Public access is by appointment only. Call 519-688-3009 to speak with a Customer Service Representative about your needs. Remember, payments can be dropped off in the external dropbox located to the left of the exterior entry doors. Other payment options are also available.

 

Dave Johnson Memorial Dog Park (45 Hardy Ave.)

The dog park is open. Please stay 2 metres away from anyone who doesn't live with you and/or wear a mask where distancing cannot be maintained.


Diamonds

Closed for season.


Disc Golf (Coronation Park)

The disc golf course in Coronation Park is open. Please stay 2 metres away from anyone who doesn't live with you.

J.L. Scott McLean Outdoor Recreation Pad (45 Hardy Ave.)

The J.L. Scott McLean Outdoor Recreational Pad is open. Wearing a mask is required where 2 metres of physical distancing cannot be maintained. Please remember that this is a shared use facility. On even calendar dates, only skating is allowed at the J.L. Scott McLean Outdoor Recreation Pad (no hockey or ringette sticks). Also, if red flags are flying, the rink is closed as ice conditions are not suitable for skating.

Kolin Smith Memorial Skate Park and Pump Track (45 Hardy Ave.)

Both the skate park and pump track are open as weather permits. Wearing a mask is recommended where 2 metres of physical distancing cannot be maintained.


Lake Lisgar Waterpark

Closed for the season.



Optimist Tennis Courts

Closed for the season.
 

Parks

All parks are open. Please maintain 2 metre distance from anyone who doesn't live with you and/or wear a mask. Social gatherings limited to 10 people outdoors.

Playgrounds

All playgrounds in the Town of Tillsonburg are open. Please maintain 2 metre distance from anyone who doesn't live with you and/or wear a mask. Social gatherings limited to 10 people outdoors.


T:GO Public Transit

Operating with reduced capacity and enhanced cleaning. Masks are mandatory.


Tillsonburg Regional Airport (244411 Airport Rd)

Terminal open. Airport Café is closed.


Trails

Use at your own risk. Trails are not maintained from November 1 to May 1. Please maintain 2 metre distance from anyone who doesn’t live with you and/or wear a mask. Use caution on pedestrian bridges.


Transfer Station (50 Newell Road)

Open

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