June 22, 2020
Moose Jaw, SK – The City of Moose Jaw is pleased to announce that all City spray parks will open to the public Thursday, June 25. The provincial government has lifted the restrictions on outdoor spray parks, and the water will be turned on at all four facilities in Moose Jaw:
Crescent Park Spray Park
200 Block of Fairford St. E
1996 Summer Games Spray Park
700 Block of 16th Ave SW
Elgin Park Spray Park (Wheelchair Accessible)
8th Avenue NW and Hall St. W
Co-op East End Spray Park (Wheelchair Accessible)
9th Avenue NE and Ominica St. E
The City reminds users to follow Public Health orders:
- Those who are sick or have symptoms related to COVID-19 must stay home.
- Use spray parks at your own risk.
- It’s recommended that families carry hand sanitizer when visiting public spaces.
- Avoid overcrowding. Individual groups must not exceed the current restrictions on outdoor public gatherings (30).
- People not from the same household or extended household must maintain two metres of physical distancing at all times.
- Limit gathering with other people when entering and leaving the park and supervising children playing. (e.g. paths, benches, picnic areas)
- If the spray park is busy, come back when it’s not as busy or use another play area.
- Practice proper hand hygiene.
- Reduce physical contact with spray features wherever possible.
- Children should be supervised at all times by a parent or guardian, and reminded not to touch or contact others.
The City of Moose Jaw is finalizing a plan to reopen other facilities and offer recreational programming. Full details will be released Tuesday, June 23, 2020.
For more details on City operations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, visit www.MooseJaw.ca/coronavirus.