Kingston is encouraging residents to kick off the summer by visiting one of its family-friendly splash pads starting Wednesday, May 26th.
The announcement comes after the Government of Ontario announced that it would permit the reopening of certain outdoor recreation amenities beginning May 22nd at 12:01am.
“All locations will be open to the public by Wednesday, May 26, except for the Memorial Centre splash pad, which will be open on Friday, May 28,” says the City of Kingston in a news release.
The city is asking all users to follow public health guidelines while using the splash pads. “Maintain physical distancing, use hand sanitizer frequently and use elbows to activate splash pads (not hands),” added city communications.
As per public health requirements, there will be a gathering limit of 5 people, who are not from the same households. The splash pads will operate from 9 a.m to 9p.m.
The City of Kingston operates nine splash pads across Kingston:
- Bert Meunier Park, 739 Augusta Dr.
- City Park, 33 Bagot St.
- Lake Ontario Park, 920 King St W.
- Molly McGlynn Park, Rose Abby Dr. off Highway 15
- Ronald Lavallee Memorial Kiwanis Park, 53 Fourth Ave.
- Shannon Park, 199 Wilson St.
- Victoria Park, 487 Brock St.
- Woodbine Park, 1180 Woodbine Rd.
- Memorial Centre, 303 York St.