CORNWALL, Ontario – The Summer Playground Program is back as of July 5.
The program offers free summer fun on weekdays until August 13. Trained park leaders provide exciting play opportunities for children between the ages of 5 and 12. Active and quiet games, sports, arts and crafts are offered daily.
“We have an exciting summer ahead, with COVID-19 safety protocols in place to ensure our participants and staff are safe,” said Lorne Taillon, Supervisor, Recreation & Programming. “Children are screened for COVID-19 symptoms when they arrive at the park.”
Participants will be denied entry if they are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.
2021 host sites include:
- Alexander Park
- Alguire Park
- Gallinger Park
- Kinsmen Park
- Mattice Park
- Menard Park
- Reg Campbell Park
- Riverdale Park
- St. Theresa Park
- Terry Fox Park
Program times are from Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to noon and noon to 4 p.m. Participants are encouraged to bring sunscreen, a hat, water bottle, running shoes, and comfortable clothing for sports.
Children should register online before attending the park, or register in-person at the park.