The City of Toronto has announced sweeping new rules in the battle to fight COVID-19 that affect the public’s use of parks.
“Today, the City of Toronto announced that all City-owned playgrounds, sports fields, basketball and tennis courts, off-leash dog parks, skateboard and BMX parks, picnic areas, outdoor exercise equipment and other parks amenities, as well as parking lots attached to its parks system, will be closed effective immediately, in the City’s continuing efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19,” says the official press release.
It appears that walking or running through the park, while practicing physical distancing of two metres (or one hockey stick) from each other, is allowed.Continue reading
Community members are meeting to discuss changes and improvements to the popular Sorauren Park dog off-leash area. The second of two meetings will be held Saturday, April 15 at the Sorauren Fieldhouse from 3 to 5 p.m. All invited.