Playgrounds and Recreational Facilities Now Open

Playgrounds and Recreational Facilities Now Open

The Town of Minto continues to keep public safety as top priority during the unique circumstances surrounding COVID-19. After the recent Provincial announcement, all playgrounds are now open and booking requests for recreational facilities are being accepted. Playgrounds are now open at:
1. Clifford Cenotaph Park
2. Clifford Rotary Park
3. Drew Hall
4. Harriston Medical Centre
5. Harriston Kinsmen Pool
6. Lawrence Park (Palmerston)
7. Lions Heritage Park (Palmerston)
8. Palmerston Ball Diamond

Playgrounds will be inspected regularly but will not be disinfected or cleaned for use.

Recreational facilities will open for activities, rentals and functions that align with Provincial and Health Unit orders and guidelines.

Residents are reminded that the following guidelines remain in place:
• Gathering sizes need to adhere to the Provincial order, up to 50 indoors and 100 outdoors
• Stay home if you feel unwell
• Practice social distancing
• Practice frequent hand cleaning

Staff are working towards re-opening the Town of Minto municipal office and LaunchIt Minto. This will happen soon but these facilities will remain closed to the public for the time being.

The Town of Minto wishes to extend sincere appreciation to the community for their cooperation and patience during such unprecedented circumstances. It is times like these where the strength and perseverance of our community really shines. Minto will come through this together stronger.

Individuals who have questions or concerns regarding COVID-19 should contact Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health at 1-800-265-7293 or visit

For a full list of closures and information, pertaining to Town of Minto related cancellations and closures, visit or call 519-338-2511. Updates also provided through traditional and social media outlets.


For further information contact
Matthew Lubbers, Recreation Services Manager, Town of Minto
5491 Highway 89, Harriston, Ontario N0G 1Z0
Phone 519-338-2511 ext. 240 Fax: 519-338-2005; Email

George Bridge, Mayor, Town of Minto
5941 Highway 89, Harriston, Ontario N0G 1Z0
Phone 519-338-2511 Fax: 519-338-2005; Email