Milton has joined Oakville and Burlington in closing down its recreational facilities to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
It was announced Friday afternoon that all Milton recreation, culture and library facilities will be closed from Saturday, March 14 to Sunday, April 5.
The following facilities have been listed as part of this closure:
- Milton Leisure Centre
- Milton Sports Centre
- Mattamy National Cycling Centre
- Sherwood Community Centre
- Nassagewaya Community Centre
- Hugh Foster Hall
- John Tonelli Sports Centre
- Milton Indoor Turf Centre
- FirstOntario Centre for the Arts
- Milton Memorial Arena
- Milton Seniors’ Activity Centre
As a result of the closures, all programs at these facilities are cancelled until April 5. Milton will automatically issue refunds within 2-4 weeks for programs and rentals that are impacted.
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“The health and safety of our residents and staff is the number one priority for everyone at the Town of Milton,” said Mayor Gord Krantz. “As a response to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation, we are taking action to close recreation, culture and library facilities in an effort to reduce the spread of the virus.”
Town Hall and the Milton Innovation Centre will remain open during this time and Milton Transit will continue to provide service.
For more information on what Milton’s doing to reduce the spread of COVID-19, visit milton.ca/coronavirus.