The City of Quesnel announced on May 15 that the skate park, tennis and pickleball courts and bike park have been reopened to the public with new health and safety guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19. (Observer File Photo)

City of Quesnel re-opens some local amenities with new health and safety guidelines due to COVID-19

The skate park, tennis and pickle ball courts and the bike park are now open to the public

The City of Quesnel has re-opened several local recreation sites to the public in response to the Province’s plan to restart B.C. safely.

According to a May 15 release from the City, the skate park, tennis and pickleball courts as well as the bike park are now open for public use, but patrons must follow specific health and safety guidelines in order to limit the spread of COVID-19.

The City guidelines for use of the recreation sites are:

• Users from separate households MUST maintain 2 metres of physical distance from others at all times

• Stay home if feeling sick or unwell

• Do not share equipment

• Wash your hands and equipment often

The City says that it is awaiting further guidance from the Province of B.C. with regards to when it will be safe to open other arts and recreation facilities and playgrounds to the public.

A list of all current City of Quesnel facilities closures and status can be found at

READ MORE: City of Quesnel activates Level 1 Emergency Operations Centre in response to COVID-19

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