South Huron implements phased re-opening plan

Posted on Friday February 12, 2021

The Province of Ontario has announced that Huron and Perth counties will be moved into the updated Orange Zone – Restrict level of the COVID-19 Response Framework on Tuesday February 16, 2021.  

Following provincial direction as well as guidance from Huron Perth Public Health, the Municipality of South Huron is implementing a phased re-opening approach to ensure that resuming services are provided safely.

Services resuming as of Tuesday, February 16, 2021

South Huron Recreation Centre

  1. Pickleball. Capacity restrictions in effect. Pre-registration as well as daily COVID screening are required to participate; see our Recreation Programs page for service details.
  2. Arena services by appointment at the South Huron Recreation Centre.
  3. Community Hall rentals.

Please note that for all South Huron facilities:

  1. Reservation/use preference will be given to South Huron organizations and individuals.
  2. Reservation/use requests made by organizations based within Huron and Perth counties will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  3. Reservation/use requests made by organizations and individuals originating/residing outside of Huron and Perth counties will not be considered at this time.

Services planned to resume on Monday, February 22nd, 2021

Town Hall

  1. Commissioning, marriage licenses and in-person services made by appointment. To arrange an appointment, please call us during regular office hours at 519-235-0310.

South Huron Recreation Centre

  1. Public Skating. Capacity limits will be in effect and pre-registration as well as COVID screening will be required to participate. Visit our Arenas page for details.

“We’ve all worked hard and made sacrifices to get to this point but we have to continue to demonstrate diligence to stamp out this virus in our community, province and beyond,” said Mayor George Finch. “Continue to work together, follow the advice of our health professionals and take care of each other as Ontario reopens.”

The Municipality of South Huron’s re-opening framework is founded on the top priority of protecting the health and safety of our staff and residents. Final decisions about when to open specific facilities and restart individual services are based on the following guiding principles:

  1. Alignment with direction from the Province of Ontario and Huron Perth Public Health.
  2. A gradual and phased approach to re-opening.
  3. Coordination with other local area municipalities, to the extent possible.

For complete information on the status of municipal services and programs, visit the COVID-19 page at or contact us at 519-235-0310.


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