Although the City of Peterborough is reopening municipal outdoor recreational facilities for limited casual use, all beaches, splsah bads, and wading pools remain closed, and the Ontario government's restriction of gatherings of more than five people remains in place.
Basketballs games are being limited to one-on-ones right now, said Mayor John Tory, which is a bit confusing, since he also said team sports are banned unless it's with members of the same household.
Already, the City opened more than 70 off-leash dog parks across Toronto on Tuesday.
Benches, picnic tables, access to parks for exercise, tennis courts and multi-use fields are opening up throughout the city. Reopening will continue into next week with open lawn bowling facilities and outdoor bocce ball.More news: Singapore passes first Zoom-enabled death sentence to Malaysian man
The city is in the process of re-installing nets on tennis and pickleball courts.
In keeping with physical distancing measures, if you arrive at a park space that is too busy or crowded, the city asks that you wait until there is enough space to properly practice physical distancing or return at another time. Greenhouses, nurseries and conservatories, High Park Zoo and Riverdale Farm also remain closed.
The city is not taking any reservations for park use through at least the end of September.
Londoners may use outdoor sports fields and baseball diamonds for non-team sports. Permits from the TDSB remain cancelled until further notice.More news: Samsung Galaxy Note 20 renders suggest new S-Pen placement
Residents are also not permitted to use their own barbecue in a City of Toronto park.
Fanshawe Golf Course and Thames Valley Golf Course reopened last week with new COVID-19 policies and procedures in place.
"While visiting a park, people must continue to practise physical distancing".
The restrooms in the parks will be open, but will not be cleaned twice daily.More news: Biotech firm reports 'positive' COVID-19 vaccine trial