Orange fencing surrounds the Pioneer Park Playground on March 24. The District of Kent has temproarily closed all recreational facilities until further notice. (Adam Louis/Observer)

All Kent recreation facilities temporarily closed

District of Kent tightens COVID-19 restrictions

You may have noticed some orange fencing around area playgrounds.

The District of Kent has taken additional precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by closing further recreation facilities until further notice.

“The Ministry of Health has requested all British Columbians to keep a social and physical distance of two metres between yourself and others,” District staff said in a statement released Tuesday, March 24. “Effective immediately, until further notice, the following recreation facilities will be temporarily closed : all District of Kent playgrounds, sports fields, outdoor fitness equipment, basketball courts, Centennial Skate Park and the Aberdeen washrooms in Pioneer Park.”

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The Community Recreation and Cultural Centre (CRCC) closed effective March 17.

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If there are any general inquiries concerning these facilities and other recreation services, you can call the CRCC at 604-796-8891 Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

“We will resume the opening of all our facilities once the Ministry of Health advises it is safe to do so,” the statement concludes. “Thank you for your cooperation.”



adam.louis@ahobserver.com

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