Province Announces Roadmap to Reopening
More City Services and Amenities Open

The provincial government has announced a new roadmap to reopening plan that will gradually see more services and amenities available across the province.

Read the full details released by the province late Thursday, May 20, 2021.

Municipal Services and Amenities Impacted

The City of Windsor is acting as quickly as possible to action the latest provincial orders, which take affect Saturday, May 22, 2021.

“We’ve seen declining cases of both COVID-19 and hospitalizations so a gradual reopening makes sense,” says Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens. “But we all need to remain very careful and cautious to ensure we don’t slip backwards. Enjoy the extra outdoor amenities but please keep physical distancing and mask use in mind.”

The following changes take effect Saturday, May 22, 2021.

Recreational Facilities:

  • The Lakeview Park Marina boat launch ramp will be open to seasonal boaters only until May 27, 2021. Those who have already received their permit for 2021 will be contacted by marina staff to schedule an appointment for first-time access to their slip for the coming season. The general public access to the boat ramp will begin May 27, 2021.
  • The boat launch in McKee Park and the small craft launches at Shanfield Shores and Stop 26 are already open.
    Roseland Golf and Curling Club and Little River Golf Club will both open Saturday.
  • COVID-19 guidelines will be in place and must be followed. Tee times can be booked online at Roseland or by phone, 519-969-3810. Tee times at Little River are via phone reservation only, 519-945-3935.

Parks Amenities:

All amenities found in parks throughout Windsor, including playgrounds, sports fields (excluding permitted sports fields), picnic shelters and gazebos, basketball and tennis courts, skate parks and exercise equipment open Saturday.

Please Note: Any person who enters or uses parks amenities must maintain a physical distance of at least 2 metres from any other person who is using the amenity and neither sports teams nor organized group activities are allowed under the current order. Organized public events or social gatherings of more than five people held outdoors are prohibited, unless all members are from the same household.

Update: Eight of the City’s splash pads open Saturday, May 22, 2021. Splash pads are open 8am to 8pm each day. A list of splash pad locations can be found on the City of Windsor website.

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