Professor’s Lake and more to reopen in Brampton this week
Professor's Lake, Eldorado Park outdoor pool and wading pools will reopen on July 14, as part of the City of Brampton's reopening and recovery plan.
Professor's Lake will reopen on July 14, weather permitting and pending water quality testing results, as conducted by the Region of Peel.
Beginning on July 13, visitors must reserve a three-hour timeslot to visit the beach by calling (905) 874-2350.
The boathouse will remain closed until further notice.
The following safety measures will be put in place.
Markers will be installed to designate physically distanced beach areas for individual/group use and all beach areas will be two metres (six feet) apart.
Staff attendants will be on-site to guide visitors to their reserved beach areas and to monitor physical distancing and COVID-19 signs will be posted to inform residents of restrictions and guidelines.
Additionally, hand sanitizer units will be installed throughout the facility and around the beach area and sanitization of all high-frequency touchpoints in the lobby, beach lobby, washrooms and patio will take place at regular intervals.
Change room facilities will not be available on-site and residents are advised to arrive dressed for the brach.
Eldorado Park outdoor pool will reopen on July 14, weather permitting and pending pool temperature.
The following safety measures will be in place.
COVID-19 signs and hand sanitizer units will be installed throughout the facility and all touchpoints will be regularly sanitized throughout the facility.
Floatation devices and pool toys will be temporarily removed. Participants are encouraged to bring their own equipment, such as flutter boards, flippers, and goggles.
Upon request, visitors will have access to lifejackets.
Change room facilities will not be available on-site and visitors are advised to arrive dressed for their day at the pool.
Additionally, every other sink and washroom stall will be closed in washrooms that are available to the public to encourage physical distancing.
Beginning July 14, wading pools will be open to the public, weather permitting.
Brampton operates three wading pools located at Gage Park, Chinguacousy Park and Balmoral Recreation Centre.
COVID-19 signs will be posted to inform residents of restrictions and guidelines and staff will be present on-site to remind residents about aquatic guidelines and physical distancing measures.
Residents are reminded that spray pad operating hours have been extended and are now open from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm, weather permitting.
Visit www.brampton.ca/recreation for a list of spray pad locations.
Peel Public Health is reminding everyone to follow the Core Four steps to overcome COVID-19 which include staying apart, washing your hands, wearing a mask and getting tested.
Residents are reminded to not attend Professor's Lake, Eldorado outdoor swimming pool or wading pools if they are feeling unwell.
Under a new temporary by-law, effective July 10, non-medical masks or face coverings are required in all indoor public spaces in Brampton to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
Photo courtesy of the City of Brampton
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