As part of the Province of Ontario’s Roadmap to Reopen, Hamilton will move to Step 1 on June 11, 2021 at 12:01 am. With an initial focus on resuming outdoor activities of up to 10 people where the risk of transmission is lower, the following recreation amenities will be available:

Outdoor Recreation Activities

  • Golf Courses
  • Soccer fields, sports fields and baseball diamonds
    • Sports training only
    • Games or practices are not permitted
    • Up to 10 participants per permitted space
    • No spectators permitted except for one caregiver for children under 18 years
  • Parks for Fitness Classes and Gatherings
    • Permit required for instructed/organized activities
    • Up to 10 participants per class or gathering
    • 3 metres physical distancing for fitness classes
  • Tennis, pickleball and basketball courts
    • Reservations required for Confederation Park and Hill Park Pickleball Courts
  • Skate parks
  • Splash/spray pads

Outdoor Pools and Wading Pools

Planning for the reopening of outdoor pools and programs is underway. The following dates are subject to change.

  • Outdoor Pools scheduled to reopen June 28
  • Dundas Driving Park Wading Pool scheduled to reopen June 28
  • Remaining Wading Pools scheduled to reopen July 5

*Please note Parkdale Outdoor Pool, Andy Warburton Memorial Wading Pool and Kinsmen Park Wading Pool will not open this summer due to maintenance/ construction.

Summer Day Camp and Supie Program

  • Summer Day Camp programs scheduled to begin July 5
  • Supie Programs scheduled to begin July 5 at select park locations with drop in and reservation-based programming options

Virtual Programs

Virtual programs will continue with no change, including AdaptedSeniors Centre Without Walls and The Centre - Youth Programs.

For more information on measures during Step 1 of the RoadMap to Reopen:

Recreation Centres, Seniors Centres and Pools

All in-person Recreation Centre and Senior Centre programming is cancelled and will be reviewed as part of Step 2 of Ontario’s Roadmap to Reopen.


Drop-in programs

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Recreation Centres & Indoor Pools

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