Oshawa recreation facilities – by appointment only – to re-open January 31

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Published January 26, 2022 at 5:03 pm

With Ontario easing public health measures next week, Oshawa will re-open City recreation facilities, effective Monday, January 31.

Following provincial orders and the medical advice of the Region of Durham, municipal recreation facilities will be operating (by appointment only) at or under 50 per cent capacity indoors and residents 12 years and older, as well as individuals with an eligible medical exemption, will be required to present identification along with an enhanced vaccine certificate with QR code.

This requirement also extends to all coaches, officials and other volunteers entering a recreation facility.

Both digital and paper enhanced vaccine certificates with QR codes will be accepted.

Starting Monday, Children’s ArenaCivic Recreation ComplexDelpark Homes CentreDonevan Recreation ComplexHarman Park Arena and South Oshawa Community Centre will open by appointment only.

Bookings will open beginning on Friday, January 28 at 10 am and can be made online at Register.Oshawa.ca or by calling a City recreation facility.

The activeOshawa Winter 2022 program session will begin on Friday, February 11 and registration is available at Register.Oshawa.ca. The number of classes for registered programs have been adjusted to account for facility closures. Program registrants will receive further communication from Recreation & Culture Services regarding winter programs in the coming days.

All membership holders will have their membership reactivated to be effective for the re-opening of facilities. Membership holders will be compensated accordingly to account for the facility closures. Membership payments will resume on Tuesday, February 1 for members on scheduled payments.

Facility rentals are available at City recreation facilities. For more information, contact the Facility Booking Office or Oshawa.ca/reopeningrecreation.

All Oshawa Public Libraries branches will also be open on Monday for in-person visits, including Delpark Homes Centre. Oshawa’s libraries have been able to stay open during this latest stage of the pandemic, with capacity restrictions. Physical distancing, proper hand hygiene, and wearing a non-medical face mask or face covering are required while visiting the library.

All branches of the OSCC55+ will be open as of Monday, January 31, from 8:30 am to 4 pm, including the Delpark Homes Centre Branch. Dining rooms will be open at the John Street, Northview and Conant Branches with meal service hours of 9:30 am until 1:30 pm. For more information and updates visit oscc.ca.

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