Barrie marinas and boat launch closed until further notice

(Barrie, ON) The Barrie Marina, the Bayfield Basin Transient Marina and the Tiffin Boat Launch will be closed to the public until further notice as required by the Province of Ontario's emergency order. Access to the Marina will be maintained for Emergency Services. Under the emergency order marinas can only be open to enable individuals to access their primary place of residence.

The public are reminded to follow the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit's recommendations to avoid crowds and maintain a distance of 2 metres (6 feet) from those around you.

If residents wish to report the use of public amenities that are closed or gatherings of more than five people, they are asked to call 705-739-4241 or email enforcement.services@barrie.ca. Individuals not adhering to physical distancing regulations can be fined a minimum of $500 and maximum of up to $100,000 for each offence.

The City will continually update its website atbarrie.ca/Services as the situation changes.

ResourcesService Barrie: 705-726-4242 or servicebarrie@barrie.caSimcoe Muskoka District Health Unit: 705-721-7520 orsimcoemuskokahealth.org/Ontario 211: Community and Social Services: call 211 or visitcommunityconnection.caCanadian Mental Health Association:cmha.caKids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 orkidshelpphone.ca

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Media Contact
Scott LaMantia
Senior Communications Advisor
The City of Barrie
(705) 739-4220 ext. 4529
scott.lamantia@barrie.ca