Good morning folks, you’re listening to the daily news brief on CFRC 101.9FM. It is Tuesday, November 17th, 2020, it is 8 am, so I hope you all have your morning coffee on hand, because I know I do. Today we have a high of 3 and a low negative 7, so make sure you bundle up when you step outside today and don’t forget your mask!
KFLA Public Health is reporting 4 new COVID-19 cases in Kingston today, our recovered cases are 3, which brings our total number of active cases to be 36. Kingston is in status Green, which means prevent and standard measures. Wear your face mask, wash your hands, and keep a 6-foot distance.
Get ready to get active: Artillery Park set to reopen for recreational use Nov.17
Starting on Tuesday, Nov. 17, the Artillery Park Aquatic Centre, 382 Bagot St., will reopen for recreational use under the province’s re-opening framework and through guidance from KFLA Public Health in two stages:
- Fitness Centre and gymnasium – will be available for drop-in use starting Tuesday, Nov. 17.
- Pools – will be available for drop-in use starting Monday, Nov. 23.
“We know how eager people are to get back into their routines and we look forward to once again providing this great venue for the community to stay active, especially coming into the colder weather months,” notes Jaclyn Grimmon, Manager, Recreation Programs. “We ask those coming to use the facility to arrive dressed ready for your activity, wear a mask, and be prepared to follow several other COVID-19 measures in place,” says Jaclyn Grimmon, Manager, Recreation Programs.
Starting on Tuesday, Nov. 17, the facility will be open:
- Monday to Friday – 6 a.m.to 8 p.m.
- Saturday and Sunday -8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Memberships will be re-instated at Artillery Park upon re-opening, and fitness centre, fitness classes and various drop-in gymnasium programs will also resume under reduced capacity, and with new pre-registered drop-in options. Details about recreation programming, registration for drop-in activities and facility schedules are being updated as they become available at www.cityofkingston.ca/PLAY.
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