Township of North Glengarry recreational facilities offering new options to public

Posted on Tuesday October 13, 2020

Alexandria, Ontario, Tuesday, October 13th, 2020 – The Township is pleased to report that as of this week, all of its recreational facilities are reopened to the public. 

  • Glengarry Sports Palace

As of October 6th, 2020, ice users were able to access the Glengarry Sports Place for the first time since the recreational facilities were closed down in March. Public Skating will be offered on Sundays, Seniors Skating is scheduled for Tuesdays, Shinny Hockey is available on Wednesdays and Parents & Tots ice time is on Thursdays.

  • Maxville & District Sports Complex

Ice activities have been consolidated in the Glengarry Sports Palace until such a time as ice demands increase which allows the Township, to offer new activities in the interim at the Maxville & District Sports Complex. As of Tuesday, October 13th, 2020, the public will be have the opportunity to use the walking / running track, a basketball court, three pickleball courts and one tennis court. A youth ball hockey program will be offered in late October. The Township plans on opening the Maxville & District Sports Complex as ice demands increase and will continue to monitor ice rental requests.

  • Tim Hortons Dome

The Tim Hortons Dome is now back to full operating hours and the public can assess the walking/running track, turf and combo pickleball/tennis court. At the present time users are required to arrive dressed for their activity and to bring their own personal equipment due to COVID-19 guidelines.

  • Community  Halls

The Community Halls at the Maxville & District Sports Complex, the Sandfield Centre at Island Park, and the Glengarry Sports Palace are available for use by the public. Following the Eastern Ontario Health Unit’s guidelines, the Community Halls at the Maxville & District Sports Complex and the Glengarry Sports Palace are considered monitored sites and can easily accommodate up to 50 persons. Individuals interested in these spaces are invited to contact recreation@northglengarry.ca. Staff can assist you in determining the best space for the number of individuals attending your activity in order to respect COVID-19 guidelines.

  • Commitment to safe reopening of facilities

The Township has worked with individuals and various sports organizations that use these facilities to ensure that the Eastern Ontario Health Unit’s guidelines are being followed. The goal is to allow the public to have access to the Township’s facilities in a controlled and safe manner. The Township is confident that residents will abide by the Eastern Ontario Health Unit and the sports organizations’ directives, however if violations are observed by staff, these may result in the closure of the facility for the day or for longer.

The safety of our residents is of the utmost importance for the Township.  Play safe!

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Sarah Huskinson, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Township of North Glengarry

cao@northglengarry.ca/ T. 613-525-1110/ / www.northglengarry.ca

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