City of Mississauga Moves to Stage 2 of Province’s Recovery Plan

June 24, 2020

The Government of Ontario has announced that the Region of Peel, including Mississauga, will be entering Stage 2 of Ontario’s Framework for Reopening Our Province as of Wednesday, June 24, 2020.

With guidance from Region of Peel Public Health, the City of Mississauga will gradually reopen facilities and resume services in a new or modified way to prioritize resident safety.

City Facility Reopenings 

Outdoor Pools

Starting Saturday, July 4, all of the City’s seven outdoor pools will open for lane and fun swims for pre-registration only.

Park and Recreation Amenities
In addition to several park amenities that were reopened as part of Stage 1, bocce courts, beach volleyball courts and joint City and school board track facilities reopened last weekend.

Additional park and recreation amenities will open on the following dates:

Friday, June 26

  • Basketball courts
  • Casual use of sports fields
  • All remaining park parking lots

Saturday, July 4

  • Artificial turf fields
  • Select ball diamond permits
  • Cricket field permits
  • Picnic areas
  • Photography permits available
  • Celebration Square wading pool
  • Spray pads (with the exception of Huron Park, which is currently under construction)

Monday, July 13

  • Soccer field permits

The City encourages residents to take personal responsibility when visiting parks and is using its Park Ambassador program to educate residents on physical distancing requirements and remaining park playground and amenity closures.


Closures that Remain in Effect

Arenas
City arenas are not open for full public use. The City is currently working on a summer ice plan with hockey and skating clubs.

Community Centres
Community centres will only be opening for summer camp participants and staff with exclusive use on weekdays. At this time, community centres are not open for full public use.

Culture Facilities
All of the City’s Culture facilities are currently closed. The City is reviewing when they can open based on staffing and demand.

Libraries
Returns are accepted at all locations except Mississauga Valley Library. Starting today, curbside pickup will be available at the Burnhamthorpe, Central, Lorne Park, Malton and Meadowvale libraries. Additional locations will be phased in when it is considered safe to do so.

Playgrounds and outdoor fitness equipment
Playgrounds and outdoor fitness equipment remain closed under the provincial order.

Find the full list of City reopenings and closures here. To stay informed on COVID-19 impacts on City services, please visit: Mississauga.ca/recovery.

Yours truly,

George Carlson Councillor, Ward 11

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