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Municipality of South Huron to implement reopening plan

Posted on Wednesday May 20, 2020

Following the Government of Ontario’s framework for reopening the province, the Municipality of South Huron is now implementing its plan to reopen some amenities to the public.

“As we reopen, we must all continue to demonstrate excellent judgement, courtesy and respect for each other by maintaining proper physical distancing and following the guidelines of Huron Perth Public Health,” said Mayor George Finch. “We are each responsible for the well-being of those around us – this is what makes us a community.”

In compliance with all provincial orders and regulations, South Huron amenities will reopen in stages. This means:

  • Users must continue to follow the guidance of Huron Perth Public Health when using these amenities.
  • Any person who enters or uses a facility must maintain a physical distance of at least two metres from any other person who is using the facility; team sports are not practiced or played within the facility
  • Other sports or games that are likely to result in individuals coming within two metres of each other are not to be practised or played within the facility
  • No public gatherings of more than five (5) people (this does not apply to those who live within the same household)

As of noon on Friday, May 22nd the following South Huron parks and sports fields will reopen to the public:

Ball Diamonds

  • Timbit Ball Park
  • Crediton Sportplex ball diamond
  • Centralia Community Centre ball diamond
  • Kirkton-Woodham Complex diamond
  • Dashwood ball diamond
  • Wagner ball diamond

Soccer Fields

  • Wagner Fields
  • Kirkton- Woodham Complex

Open Parks

  • MacNaughton Park
  • Victoria Park
  • Lions Park
  • Main Street Parkette
  • Darling Park

Note that all public washrooms, playground structures, sports benches and dugouts will remain closed at this time. The following facilities will remain closed for the time being:

Facilities

  • Dashwood Hall
  • Crediton Community Centre
  • Kirkton-Woodham Community Centre
  • Stephen Arena (Huron Park)
  • South Huron Recreation Centre (Exeter)
  • Pools
  • Exeter & District Pool
  • Kirkton- Woodham Pool
  • Victoria Park Wading Pool

Closed parks and amenities

  • Elliott Park
  • Port Blake Park (tree planting and repairs in progress)
  • Community Soccer Field (Exeter) (repairs in progress)
  • Tennis Court (repairs in progress)

Cancelled for the season

  • Playground daycare program
  • Canada Day Celebration

More information about Ontario's Framework for Reopening the Province is available on the Province of Ontario website.

Contact(s)

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