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Covid-19 Information

Welcome to our COVID-19 Information page

This page is updated with information received directly from the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit and the Province of Ontario.

For information on health and safety recommendations and vaccinations, please visit the HKRP District Health Unit website.

Find out about the latest public health measures, advice and restrictions from the Province of Ontario website.


Affected municipal services as of July 27, 2022

Municipal Administration

City Hall and administrative buildings

City Hall and administrative buildings for Fire Service and Paramedic Service headquarters, Municipal Law Enforcement, Engineering, Corporate Services, Office of the CAO and Development Services remain closed to the public until further notice except by pre-scheduled appointment.

Please contact staff using email and telephone. View the department directory for further details or contact the Municipal Call Centre at 705-324-9411.

Municipal Service Centres

  • Coboconk, Omemee and Lindsay Municipal Service Centres are open to the public Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm, subject to COVID-19 safety protocols.
  • Bobcaygeon Municipal Service Centre is closed for renovations.
  • The municipal call centre is available Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm, 705-324-9411 or 1-888-822-2225. Dial 0 for assistance. For after-hours municipal emergencies, please call 1-877-885-7337.


Drop Boxes are available at City Hall, Lindsay Service Centre, Coboconk Service Centre and Omemee Service Centre.

More information about services available at Municipal Service Centres is also available online at kawarthalakes.ca/customerservice.

Human Services

Administrative buildings at 68 Lindsay Street, Lindsay and 49 Maple Avenue, Unit 8 in Haliburton are open to the public, with pre-scheduled meetings preferred. Please call ahead of your visit whenever possible.

 

E-Mail Housing Services or call 705-324-9870

E-Mail Human Services or call 705-324-9870 (City of Kawartha Lakes) or 705-457-4571 (Haliburton County)

Council, Boards and Committee Meetings

Council and Committee meetings will continue to be livestreamed on YouTube and available by electronic participation by the public. Please register in advance to make a deputation through the Clerk's Office.

Please subscribe to the Council Calendar to be kept informed of upcoming meetings and agendas.

Lindsay Transit

Operating normally, subject to the following safety measures while aboard the transit service:

  • Wearing face coverings and maintain distance (two metres) is strongly encouraged
  • Hand sanitizer dispensers available at entry/exit of buses
  • If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, please do not board Lindsay Transit buses
Community Services - Parks and Recreation

Many Parks and Recreation services and facilities continue to operate with continued COVID-19 safety protocols in affect.

Public Boat Launches and Municipal Docks

Municipal Docks and Boat Launches are open for the season.

For further information e-mail: recreation@kawarthalakes.ca or visit the Beaches and Boat Launch page.

Municipal Parks

Parks are open for the season. Visit the Parks and Forest Tracts page for further information.

Tennis Courts
Municipal Tennis Courts are now open for the season. For further information visit the Tennis Courts page or e-mail: recreation@kawarthalakes.ca
Community Centres and Halls

Community Centres and Halls are open.

In alignment with provincial public health orders, proof of vaccination and masks/face coverings are no longer required at Kawartha Lakes recreation facilities. Patrons are encouraged to maintain a physical distance whenever possible, wash and sanitize hands often and stay home if they are sick or are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, even if mild. Visit the Provincial website to keep up to date on the latest public health measures, advice and restrictions.

For further details contact the Facility Booking Office by e-mailing: facilitybooking@kawarthalakes.ca or by calling 705-324-9411 extension 1226.

Playgrounds

Playgrounds are open for the season. For further information e-mail: recreation@kawarthalakes.ca

Washroom Facilities

Public Washroom facilities in most parks are scheduled to open for the season by the end of May 2022. For further information e-mail: recreation@kawarthalakes.ca

Sports Fields

Sports Fields are open for the season. For further information e-mail: facilitybooking@kawarthalakes.ca

Skate Parks

Municipal Skate Parks are open for the season.

Splash Pads

Municipal Splash Pads opened for the season effective June 20. For further information visit the Splash Pads page.

Municipal Trails

All Municipal Trails are open to walking, cycling and other active transportation. The Victoria Rail Trail is open to motorized vehicles (ATVs) where permitted and in season. For further information visit the Parks, Trails and Conservation Areas page.

Pools and Aquatics Programming

Pool facilities are open.

Drop in Aquatics programs have resumed. Pre-registration will continue to be required through our Online Program Registration website.

In alignment with provincial public health orders, proof of vaccination and masks/face coverings are no longer required at Kawartha Lakes recreation facilities. Patrons are encouraged to maintain a physical distance whenever possible, wash and sanitize hands often and stay home if they are sick or are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, even if mild. Visit the Provincial website to keep up to date on the latest public health measures, advice and restrictions.

For further information e-mail: aquatics@kawarthalakes.ca or call 705-324-9411 extension 1557 or 1558.

Ice Pads

Ice Pads are open.

Pre-registration is required for all drop-in programming. To view schedules and to register, visit our Online Program Registration website.

In alignment with provincial public health orders, proof of vaccination and masks/face coverings are no longer required at Kawartha Lakes recreation facilities. Patrons are encouraged to maintain a physical distance whenever possible, wash and sanitize hands often and stay home if they are sick or are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, even if mild. Visit the Provincial website to keep up to date on the latest public health measures, advice and restrictions.

Ice can be booked by contacting the Facility Booking Office by e-mailing: facilitybooking@kawarthalakes.ca or by calling 705-324-9411 extension 1226.

For further information e-mail: facilitybooking@kawarthalakes.ca or call 705-324-9411 extension 1226.

Municipal Cemeteries

Decoration Day Services will resume in 2022 at Municipal Cemeteries locations.

For further details visit the Municipal Cemeteries page, e-mail the Cemetery Administrator or call 705-324-9411 extension 3508.

Centennial Trailer Park

Centennial Trailer Park is open for the season.

For further information visit the Centennial Trailer Park page, e-mail: trailerpark@kawarthalakes.ca or call 705-324-9411 extension 1301.

Camps

Registration for 2022 Summer Camps is now open through our Online Program Registration website.

For further information visit the Camps page.

Lindsay Milk Run

The Lindsay Milk Run took place on Sunday July 17, 2022.

For further information visit the Milk Run page or e-mail: recreation@kawarthalakes.ca

Concerts in the Park

The Concerts in the Park series is scheduled to return in July 2022.

For further information visit the Concerts in the Park page.

Forbert Memorial Pool, Workout Centre and Forbert Memberships

The Forbert Memorial Pool and Workout Centre is open.

In alignment with provincial public health orders, proof of vaccination and masks/face coverings are no longer required at Kawartha Lakes recreation facilities. Patrons are encouraged to maintain a physical distance whenever possible, wash and sanitize hands often and stay home if they are sick or are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, even if mild. Visit the Provincial website to keep up to date on the latest public health measures, advice and restrictions.

Pool and Aquatics Programming:

Pre-registration will continue to be required for all programming through our Online Program Registration website

For further information e-mail: aquatics@kawarthalakes.ca or call 705-324-9411 extension 1557 or 1558.

Workout Centre and Fitness Programming:

The Workout Centre has reopened. For further details visit the Fitness page.

Memberships:

All monthly ongoing memberships resumed.

For further information e-mail the Fitness Coordinator or call 705-324-9411 extension 1555.

Lindsay Recreation Complex - Fitness Studio, Weight Room, Classes and Memberships

The Lindsay Recreation Complex is open.

In alignment with provincial public health orders, proof of vaccination and masks/face coverings are no longer required at Kawartha Lakes recreation facilities. Patrons are encouraged to maintain a physical distance whenever possible, wash and sanitize hands often and stay home if they are sick or are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, even if mild. Visit the Provincial website to keep up to date on the latest public health measures, advice and restrictions.

Pool and Aquatics Programming:

Pre-registration will continue to be required for all programming through our Online Program Registration website.

For further information e-mail: aquatics@kawarthalakes.ca or call 705-324-9411 extension 1557 or 1558.

Fitness Studio and Fitness Programming:

Pre-registration will continue to be required through our Online Program Registration website for all Fitness Programming. For further details visit the Fitness page.

Memberships:

All monthly ongoing memberships have resumed. For further information e-mail the Fitness Coordinator or call 705-324-9411 extension 1555.

 Lindsay Recreation Complex - Squash Courts

The Squash Courts at the Lindsay Recreation Complex are open.

Effective April 5, Courts are available for reservations for both members and non-members.

Members can book through our Online Program Registration website, in person at the Lindsay Recreation Complex or over the phone by calling 705-324-9112.

Non members will be required to book in person at the Lindsay Recreation Complex or over the phone calling 705-324-9112. Payment will be required at time of booking.

In alignment with provincial public health orders, proof of vaccination and masks/face coverings are no longer required at Kawartha Lakes recreation facilities. Patrons are encouraged to maintain a physical distance whenever possible, wash and sanitize hands often and stay home if they are sick or are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, even if mild. Visit the Provincial website to keep up to date on the latest public health measures, advice and restrictions.

For further information e-mail: recreation@kawarthalakes.ca

Leisure Programming

Badminton at the Victoria Park Armoury in Lindsay has resumed. For further information regarding Leisure Programming e-mail: recreation@kawarthalakes.ca or visit the Leisure Programs and Events page.

Municipal Forest Tracts

Municipal Forest Tracts are open.

For more information on Municipal Forest Tracts visit the Parks and Forest Tracts page.

Disc Golf Course

The Disc Golf Course at Memorial Park in Lindsay is open.

For further information visit the Disc Golf page or e-mail: recreation@kawarthalakes.ca

Outdoor Ice Rinks

Community Operated Outdoor Ice Rinks are now closed for the season. For further information visit the Arenas and Outdoor Ice Rinks page.

Basketball Courts

Municipal Basketball Courts are open for the season.

For further information visit the Courts and Sportsfield page or e-mail: recreation@kawarthalakes.ca

 

 

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