Dog Parks, Tennis Courts, Park Benches and Other Recreation Facilities Open in Brant County

The County of Brant re-opens Outdoor Park Benches, Tennis Courts, the Simply Grand Dog Park and the Dwayne Bereziuk Memorial Disc Golf Course.

BRANT COUNTY - The County of Brant has opened a number of recreational facilities, following guidelines from the Province. 

Director of Parks and Facilities for the County of Brant Kathy Ballantyne says the County of Brant will continue to follow the Province of Ontario’s lead in slowly re-opening recreational amenities.

“Your patience is appreciated as we work to re-open amenities in a safe manner.”

Please note County-owned trails and parks remain open for public use.

Below is a list of recreational amenities which are re-opening:

- As of May 21, 2020, park benches and picnic tables are open.

- As of May 21, 2020, all tennis courts in the County of Brant are open including courts in Paris and St. George. Tennis courts in Burford and Mt. Pleasant were re-opened on May 15, 2020.

- As of May 21, 2020, the Simply Grand Dog Park is open.

- As of May 23, 2020, the disc golf course will re-open following routine maintenance.

Safety protocols and additional information are available for the above recreational amenities at www.brant.ca/COVID-19.

A thorough maintenance check and safety/sanitation protocols are being developed to ensure the successful re-opening of baseball diamonds, soccer fields, basketball courts, skate parks and picnic shelters. The re-opening date of these amenities will be announced next week. Supervisor of Enforcement and Regulatory Services says physical distancing laws are still in place. 

“As recreational amenities begin to re-open, it is imperative (and it is required) that people practice physical distancing of at least 2 metres. If you have questions about what is and is not allowed, please call our COVID-19 Response line at 519.761.8391 or email COVID-19@brant.ca.”

As directed by the Province of Ontario, the following amenities remain closed:

- Outdoor playgrounds, play structures and equipment

- Outdoor fitness equipment

- Outdoor pools and splash pads

- Indoor recreational facilities

Please do your part to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the County of Brant. Practice physical distancing, do not gather in groups larger than five people, wash your hands often and wear a mask when physical distancing may be difficult. We all have a role in play to keep our community safe.

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