Tennis Courts, Skateparks and Picnic Shelters open as of May 22

Posted on Friday May 22, 2020

On May 20 it was announced that in alignment with recent provincial announcements relaxing restrictions in parks and trails, the City of Cambridge will reopen its skateparks, disc golf, basketball courts, and tennis courts over the next two weeks. 

As of today, May 22, the following amenities are now open. Please note the following general rules and guidelines for each amenity:

Tennis Courts

Public Tennis Courts at both Riverside Park and Willard Park are now open for daily use until 10pm. As per Tennis Canada play is recommended for families and individuals of the same household, and players considered to be of low risk. Players are also asked to not share any equipment with their partner. For more information please see Tennis Canada’s website for tips and recommendations. 

When waiting for court availability, physical distancing of 2m is still required. Our Tennis Clubs & facilities remain closed as final plans for safe use are finalized.

Skateboard Facilities

Skateboard facilities are now open for daily use until dusk at Riverside Park, Churchill Park, and at Greengate Park.

Users are reminded that no gathering of groups greater than 5 is permitted, and physical distancing of 2m still applies; even while waiting to use the facility. If users are not from the same household they should take turns to allow individuals an opportunity to safely use the facility.

Picnic shelters

All picnic shelters at Riverside Park are now available for individual or family use on a first come first serve basis only; at this time.

Please note these and all the recently opened amenities are not sanitized, and users are advised to carry personal hand sanitizer with them.

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More detailed guidelines for park and trail use is available on our website. 

To stay up to date on reopening details and current closures, visit www.cambridge.ca/COVID19.