Outdoor playgrounds, play structures and equipment are permitted to reopen as part of Stage 3. Halton moved into Stage 3 on July 24, 2020.
Effective July 24, 2020, sports and recreational facilities can open and team competitions (scrimmages and games) can resume. Sports in which body contact between players is integral or frequent (for example, wrestling or judo) are not permitted unless the approach can be modified to prevent prolonged or deliberate physical contact.
Effective June 19, 2020, the following outdoor recreational amenities are permitted to operate:
- indoor and outdoor public swimming pools, outdoor splash pads and wading pools (check with your local municipality for reopening dates)
- outdoor sports facilities and multi-use fields
- off-leash dog areas
- outdoor picnic sites, benches and shelters in parks and recreational areas
- public and private campgrounds for recreational vehicle, car camping and all other types of camping
- adventure activities such as paintball, mini-golf, archery ranges, and Go-cart tracks
Most provincial parks and conservation areas are now open.
Residents must continue to practice physical distancing if visiting outdoor recreational spaces unless they are members of the same household or social circle.
Water parks, wave pools and waterslides remain closed in Stage 3.