Welland Cancels Summer Programs and Children’s Camp

Welland, ON – The City of Welland is cancelling all recreation and culture programming, including the annual Children’s Summer Day Camp scheduled this July and August 2020. Welland is currently under a state of emergency order and has cancelled all public events, closed public facilities, and cancelled programs until June 30, 2020.

 

After much consideration, the city’s Leadership Team decided to cancel 2020 summer programming to help curb the spread of COVID-19 and ensure the safety of Niagara’s residents, program leaders, and city staff.  Inquiries regarding reimbursement for summer programming should be directed to registration@welland.ca.

 

The city’s Recreation and Culture Division is working on a re-opening plan for the Welland Community Wellness Complex to provide programming reflective of Provincial and Public Health guidelines for avoiding COVID spread.

 

“We’re looking forward to re-opening the Wellness Complex when the time is right, and we can do so safely under the provincial government’s three-phase strategy,” said Richard Dalton, Manager of Recreation and Culture. “We’re looking for solutions to implement program and service delivery to help ensure a safe environment for our members and the public.”

 

Stay connected to @wellandrecandculture on Facebook for updates and the status of re-opening city programs and events. For more information on the City of Welland’s response to COVID-19, visit welland.ca.

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