COVID-19 update: Town recreational programming and facility rentals cancelled

Posted On Friday March 13, 2020

Recreational facilities closed beginning Saturday, March 14

The Town of Saugeen Shores has made the decision to close its recreational facilities beginning Saturday, March 14. These facilities include:

  • The Plex and Rotary Hall
  • Centennial Pool
  • Southampton Coliseum
  • Southampton Town Hall auditorium
  • Southampton Curling Club

These cancellations include all March Break programming and rentals: March Break Camp, March Break swimming lessons, public skates and swims. For registered programs, staff will be contacting participants directly with further information.

Staff are closely monitoring the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation in Ontario. The Municipal Office remains open, and all other municipal operations and services will continue as usual for the time being.

Staff will keep the public informed of any changes to these closures.

The Town will continue to monitor advice from local and provincial medical officers of health and encourages the public to practice good hygiene as a preventative measure.

“Following consultations earlier today with public health officials and our neighbouring municipalities, we have decided to take these precautionary measures,” said Mayor Luke Charbonneau.

The public can stay up to date with news from our municipality on the Town’s website: SaugeenShores.ca/News. For more information on COVID-19, please refer to the Grey Bruce Health Unit online at publichealthgreybruce.on.ca or by phone at 519-376-9420.