Newmarket’s trails and green spaces remain open, however, residents are reminded to follow safe physical distancing rules
As the province’s new public health restrictions take effect today, the City of Newmarket is closing all outdoor amenities, including playgrounds, outdoor fitness equipment, basketball courts, pickleball courts and tennis courts, sports fields, baseball diamonds and the dog park in Newmarket.
Temporary closures will be in effect from 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, April 17. Ontario’s state of emergency and stay-at-home order have been extended until at least May 20.
Newmarket’s pathways and green spaces remain open, however, residents are reminded to follow safe physical distancing rules and wear a mask if physical distancing becomes a challenge. If the trail is busy, consider going to another trail or coming back later.
“With COVID-19 cases continuing to rise and our healthcare workers and critical care physicians sounding the alarm bells, it is important that we take these restrictions very seriously and continue to follow guidelines. public health,” Mayor John Taylor said in a statement. Release.
“I know this pandemic continues to be extremely difficult for all of us, but now is not the time to calm down. Please do your part by staying home as much as possible, being vigilant with physical distancing, wearing masks and washing your hands.”
For more information on what’s open and closed at Newmarket, visit newmarket.ca/reopen.