West Niagara communities are reopening more public facilities

The town of Lincoln as well as its neighboring towns of Grimsby and West Lincoln are opening additional community facilities as the province of Ontario enters into Phase Two of its COVID-19 reopening plan.

Lincoln is working with Niagara Region Public Health to ensure the re-openings adhere to provincial health orders and guidelines and promote the safety of the community, visitors, and staff. The guidelines will be monitored and adjusted as needed as the town continues to expand the recovery process.

Lincoln Reopening Activity

The Lincoln and Cultural Centre in Beamsville opened July 6.

The Allan F. Gretsinger Pool in Beamsville and the Jordan Lions Pool in Jordan are expected to open July 11, 2020. Swimming lessons will be available in late July. New guidelines have been set in place to ensure compliance with health regulations. These include:

  • Reduced pool capacity. Leisure swimming available. Book a spot online at Lincoln.ca or call 905-563-2799 ex. 319.
  • Change rooms will not be available. Washrooms will remain open.
  • Lifejackets are available and will be sanitized after use. Other equipment will not be available.
  • Visitors are required to answer a health questionnaire prior to entering the pool.
  • Social distancing policies will be enforced. Visitors must remain two metres apart unless they are from the same household.

Grimsby Reopening Activties

Grimsby has begun to reopen community facilities.
To beat the heat, splash pads have opened for public use (see a list here). Waterfront parks and beaches in Grimsby are open.

Grimsby is also offering a modified summer camp experiences for children. The camps run from July 13th-September 4th. To adhere to public health guidelines, the camps have reduced group sizes, modified camp activities, and implemented additional health precautions (ex. physical distancing measures.) to promote a healthy and safe experience for children. Learn more here.

West Lincoln Reopening Activities

The town of West Lincoln Public Library is now open for curbside pick-up.

Learn more: Ontario’s COVID-19 reopening plan