Community Centre Closure Notice to Public and Program Instructors

The City of Vancouver is working with internal and external partners, including Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) on a proactive approach to deal with COVID-19 in B.C. Here at the City, we are doing everything we can to minimize the risks and impacts on staff and our communities alike.

Effective immediately, the City is closing or limiting public access to a number of its facilities to curb the potential spread of COVID-19 and ensure that resources can be focused on supporting essential operations.

Included in the list of closures effective today are:

  • Park Board community centres, pools, fitness centres, ice rinks, and golf courses will be closed
  • All Vancouver Public Library locations will be closed as of 1:30pm March 16 (all digital services, and email and phone reference will be available)
  • All Vancouver Civic Theatres will be closed
  • All permitted events at Park Board sports fields and parks will be cancelled
  • Park Board field houses and change rooms will be closed, park washrooms will remain open
  • Attractions such as Van Dusen Botanical Gardens, the Bloedel Conservatory and the Stanley Park Train will be closed to the public

Anyone who has already paid for a program, rental  or permit at a closed Park Board location will receive a full refund.

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