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What’s Open Now in Burlington, Ontario?

What’s Open Now in Burlington, Ontario?
May 21, 2020 Amber Rohal

As different sections of Burlington, Ontario start to reopen, it can be confusing to know exactly where and what is accessible. We will update this list as the City of Burlington releases additional information.


What’s Open in Burlington, Ontario?

Updated Thursday, May 21, 2020


Opening by 4 p.m. today (Thursday, May 21)

  • All City-owned leash-free dog areas are now open.
  • Basketball hoops in parks
  • Skate parks at Maple Park, Nelson Park & Norton Park
  • BMX cycle area in Nelson park


Opening by 4 p.m. tomorrow (Friday, May 22)

  • Public tennis courts at Leighland Park, Optimist Park, Brant Hills Park, Millcroft Park & Palmer Park
  • All park parking lots
  • Families can also enjoy publicly accessible sports fields (areas not locked and enclosed with fencing) with members of their own household. This means your family can once again play soccer, catch, and shoot hoops on city fields together with the members of your household!


Remaining Closed:

  • All park washroom facilities/drinking fountains
  • Public tennis courts at Tansley Woods Park, Ireland Park (due to construction)
  • Parking lot at Lowville Park (due to crowd control)
  • Parking lots at LaSalle Park Marina & Spencer Smith West Lot (due to construction)
  • Use of the beach and Beachway Park
  • Running tracks at Nelson Park and Central High School
  • Beaches remain closed for use at the moment. Spencer Smith Park is still restricted for cycling, rollerblading and skateboarding. (Walking only at this time)


Residents are reminded to…

  • Continue following the rules of the provincial emergency orders.
  • Maintain a 2-metre distance from others.
  • Put waste in receptacles or take it home.
  • Share the space with others.
  • And remember, park benches and picnic tables can now be used in parks, they are not being sanitized.


For the latest information, please visit www.burlington.ca/coronavirus

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