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Parks & Outdoor Facilities Update

After the May 1st easing of restrictions, some parks and outdoor recreation facilities are now open.

On May 1st, the province of Nova Scotia announced the easing of some restrictions handed down during the COVID-19 State of Emergency. Specifically, restrictions around outdoor activities were lifted that allow people to enjoy parks and recreation spaces that have been closed for several weeks. As of May 1st, municipal parks and outdoor recreation facilities are allowed to reopen with conditions. Users MUST continue to follow strict guidelines around social distancing. These spaces will be monitored to ensure people are practicing proper social distancing, so please do your part so we can all continue to enjoy our parks and recreation facilities - and stay safe and healthy.

UPDATED MAY 15th

Please note: while some park and recreation facilities are reopened, playgrounds and parks containing playgrounds remain closed.

The following parks in the Town of Yarmouth are now open for use with restrictions in place:

➡️Spend time and recreate with ONLY THOSE THAT YOU LIVE WITH
➡️Users must practice physical distancing (separation of 6 feet or 2 metres)
➡️Stick to your local area
➡️Use common sense – if a public area is busy, find another area or stay home

For those willing to stick to these restrictions, the following spaces are now open:

✅Doug Melanson Park
✅Yarmouth Dog Park
✅Frost Park
✅Heritage Park
✅Sealed Landers Park
✅Rotary Park
✅ Coronation Park - Sports Field is OPEN, Gym Equipment remains CLOSED

The following parks/playgrounds in the Town of Yarmouth are still CLOSED:

❌Goudey Park
❌South Park Playground
❌Sprucewood Playground
❌Havelock Playground
❌Beacon Park and Playground

The following recreation facilities/trails in the Town of Yarmouth are now open for use with social distancing rules in place:

✅Broadbrook Recreation Park: Veterans Field, Mariners Field, & Travelers Field INCLUDING Broadbrook Trail
✅Gateway Park: Gateway Ballfield, Track and pits & St. Ambrose Field
✅Skate Park - - MAXIMUM 5 users at any one time
✅St. Ambrose Tennis Courts
✅Yarmouth South Basketball Courts (behind old south school)
✅Central School Sports Field and Basketball Courts
✅High School Sports Field
✅Old High School Soccer Field (Pleasant Street)
✅Meadowfields Soccer Field
✅Coronation Park: Sports Field is OPEN, Gym Equipment remains CLOSED

The following recreation facilities/trails in the Town of Yarmouth are still CLOSED:

❌Play On Ball Hockey Arena At Mariners Centre

Thank you for your continued patience and understanding as we move through this challenging time. #flattenthecurve #socialdistancing

 

Town of Yarmouth

 This is an exciting time for the Town of Yarmouth. By working together, we can meet today’s challenges and build a better future.”

Pam Mood

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Town of Yarmouth
400 Main Street
Yarmouth, B5A 1G2

  (902) 742-2521
  (902) 742-6244

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