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Gradual reopening of Edmundston’s parks underway

EDMUNDSTON, New Brunswick — Parks in Edmundston began gradually to reopen on Monday June 1, in regard to the COVID-19 public health and WorkSafeNB guidelines.

Visitors to municipal parks are asked to wash their hands before and after, and to respect physical distancing measures of 2 metres at all times.

In order to complete the installation of play modules, a few parks will open June 2 and 3. A sanitizing schedule for public restrooms and play modules has been established to comply with public health regulations.

The following opened June 1:

  • Richelieu Park (tennis courts and play module only)
  • Lions Park (play modules only)
  • Dog Park (45 Victoria Street – located behind the Edmundston Tourism Office)

Opening June 2 will be:

  • Du Berceau Park (play and “skate” modules only – splash pad not open for now)
  • Boucher-Office Park (play module only)

Opening June 3 will be:

  • Mgr-Eymard-Desjardins Park
  • Archibald-Fraser Park (play module only)
  • Saint-Jacques Park (play module only)

Note that the bike path and walking trails are always accessible. The Lions Park Public Pool should open as usual, during the third week of June, under certain conditions including a user’s registration process.

Other parks and facilities will open as soon as possible as long as Public Health guidelines can be applied by city employees.

 

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