City provides update on recreation and culture programming/events

(Barrie, ON) Due to the ongoing pandemic and the need to practice physical distancing, the City of Barrie is cancelling the spring session for registered recreation programming. In addition, all special events and theatre shows are cancelled until June 7, and there will be no bookings of sports fields until further notice. Community Centres and Theatres remain closed until further notice.

No new event permits will be issued until at least June 7. All cancellations/closures will be regularly reviewed by the City's Emergency Control Group and could be extended based on the most current advice of Public Health.

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