Masks Mandatory at all Facilities

Due to the new province-wide restrictions put in place on November 19, 2020, masks are now required by everyone entering City facilities. While City staff understand that not all Dawson Creek and area residents agree with wearing masks, it is the responsibility of the City to follow Public Health Orders.

The order does not apply to those:
  • Under the age of 2
  • With a medical exemption (anyone with a medical exemption must provide a doctor’s note to the Community Services Office or Pool staff prior to entering the facility).
To align with PHO orders and guidelines for sport activities and special events, the following has been determined:
  • Masks are mandatory during the ENTIRE session for: Walking Track, Two Peas on a Pod, Roaming Rascals, Mad Science, Back to Basics, Public Skate.
  • Masks mandatory during entry to facility, common places, sitting on the sidelines, EXCEPT during actual session for: Yoga, Atomic Volleyball, Volleyball Leagues, Public Swim (take mask off prior to entering water, immediately put mask back on before entering change room, when done swim).
  • Cancelled: Shallow Water Fitness, Mrs. Claus’ Kitchen and all Preschool Parties
Staff are in the process of contacting customers registered in our programs to advise them of the new requirements. We ask for everyone’s patience; we recognize not everyone may agree with these health orders but it is the responsibility of the City to follow them. Please be kind to each other and staff as these new health orders are implemented.
 
If anyone prefers to withdraw from a program due to the new health orders, please let staff know to arrange for a credit or refund. 

To view the full Public Health Order, please visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/covid-19-provincial-support/restrictions.