City spring program registrations postponed in response to COVID-19

Posted on Friday March 20, 2020

As City facilities remain closed to the public, and residents continue to do their part in the ongoing effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, registration for spring programs is postponed indefinitely.

Online resident registration was originally set to begin March 24, and in person registrations set to start on March 25. The City has decided to postpone these dates, as Community, Recreation and Culture staff move to reschedule programming in light of ongoing facility closures.

“We take great pride in the programs we offer to residents, there is something for everyone, and that commitment to being a city where everyone can play will continue,” said Manager, Programs and Culture Services Lori Mambella, adding, “we have to put the health of our community first however, everyone is pulling together to slow the spread of COVID-19 across the city and our recreation programs are a part of that. We really appreciate the patience of our residents and are looking forward to welcoming back all our loyal participants, the situation is evolving hour by hour and we will be back, we just don’t know when yet.”

With over 337 programs scheduled to kick off the spring session staff have been working to see how they can be rescheduled or reformatted after the delay caused by COVID-19 isolation efforts. Beyond rescheduling, recreation staff are working on new programs to introduce in response to the impact of the virus on City programs.

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