Recreation Facilities to Re-Open July 1 with Restrictions

BRAZEAU COUNTY, June 23, 2020 — Brazeau County is taking the COVID-19 pandemic seriously and considers the health and wellbeing of residents, visitors, and staff to be of the utmost importance. In light of Phase 2 of the provincial relaunch strategy, Brazeau County has amended its restrictions of recreation facilities. Easyford Community Centre, Brazeau Sports Park, and the Lindale Rodeo Grounds will re-open July 1. The Sardine Lake day use area is currently open. Willey West and Pih-To-Kwe will return to full utilization with restrictions:

  • The booking capacity limit has been removed, and visitors are permitted.
  • Visitors must check in to the campground facility.
  • Tent and group camping are now permitted with physical distancing in place.
  • Washrooms are open, but showers remain closed.
  • Programming requires approval from Brazeau County.

 

The Easyford and Modeste campgrounds will also open July 1, with the following restrictions:

 

  • Maximum of 50 people, including visitors.
  • Community Peace Officers will monitor sites for compliance with capacity and physical distancing requirements.
  • Outhouses will be open with enhanced cleaning before each booking.

 

Easyford Community Centre will have maximum capacity capped at 50 people. Food service is permitted, following provincial guidelines. The public and sports groups will be permitted to use the Brazeau Sports Park, with reduced capacity of 50 people per playing field. Pedestrian entrances and exits will be designated. The washroom is closed, and tournaments are not permitted.

 

For more information about public health guidelines, visit www.alberta.ca/alberta-relaunch-strategy.aspx. The County urges all recreation facility users to practice physical distancing and other federal and provincial public health guidelines and orders.

For more information, please contact Chief Administrative Officer Jocelyn Whaley at 780-542-7777 or jwhaley@brazeau.ab.ca.


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