UPDATE: Town Facilities, Parks, Trails & Beaches

The Town would like to emphasize that all Town-owned public washrooms remain closed. In addition, all common touchpoints are not sanitized. Please plan your visit accordingly.
Closed Town Facilities
The following municipal facilities remain closed until further notice to ensure and encourage physical distancing:
• Town Hall
• Beaver Valley Community Centre
• Craigleith Community Centre
• Ravenna Hall
• The Craigleith Heritage Depot
Although Provincial restrictions may be lifted for some of the above properties or facilities, temporary closures may remain in place to allow for seasonal preparation or for modifications to be implemented to allow safe and effective use.
In addition, The Blue Mountains Public Library is open for Curbside Holds Pickup. Branches are physically closed to the public, with programs and services being provided virtually. Please check The Blue Mountains Public Library website for more information: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/
Open Town Owned Parks and Properties
The following chart outlines key updates / changes that have been made since the last update was provided on June 10, 2020. To view the full list and for specific information on each property, please visit: https://www.thebluemountains.ca/covid-19-open-and-closed.cfm
The Town is pleased to advise that Northwinds Beach will be reopened for public use starting on Friday, June 19, 2020. With the exception of Little River Beach, all public beaches in the Town of The Blue Mountains are now open.
Little River Beach will remain closed due to damage from high water. The Town is currently reviewing options for repair.
The Town would like to remind residents that the Provincial Orders remain in effect and beach areas will actively be monitored and enforced by the Ontario Provincial Police and the Town’s By-Law Department.
To view the status of each beach area, please visit: https://www.thebluemountains.ca/covid-19-open-and-closed.cfm
Tomahawk Golf Course
As of Friday, June 19, 2020 Tomahawk Golf Course will be open for public use. The following operational guidelines have been implemented:
• Hours of operation are from 8:00am – 6:00pm, with the last tee time at 6:00pm
• Tee times must be booked in advance by calling 519-599-3131 ext. 350 or emailing teetimes@thebluemountains.ca
• Tee time bookings will be accepted no more than five days in advance
• The green fee has increased to $17.50 per player. Exact change is appreciated, and the maximum group size is limited to four players
• Pull carts will not be available
• Physical distancing is to be maintained at all times
For more information, please visit: https://thebluemountains.ca/tomahawk-golf-course.cfm
Thornbury Pier
Residents are advised that the Thornbury Pier will remain closed until next summer, with a tentative reopening scheduled for June 2021.
The decision to close the pier was made to allow for the much needed pier resurfacing project to be completed and due to the limited space on the pier to accommodate physical distancing.
A reminder to residents that Town staff continue to remain available by phone and by email during regular business hours. Online services can be accessed 24/7 by visiting: www.thebluemountains.ca/online-services.cfm

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