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City Takes Preventative Action Regarding COVID-19
Submitted By Erin Manboarde on Friday, March 13, 2020
The information below has been sent out by the City of Belleville.
Posted: March 13, 2020

While there have been no confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in the City of Belleville to date, the City’s Emergency Management Control Group met to discuss the municipality’s plan to address concerns arising from COVID-19. The group made recommendations and Mayor Mitch Panciuk and the Emergency Management Control Group have determined the following actions will be taken:




As of Monday, March 16, 2020, all programs, facility rentals and services taking place at the Quinte Sports and Wellness Centre, Belleville Public Library, John M. Parrott Art Gallery, Community Archives, Parkdale Community Centre, Hillcrest Community Centre and Glanmore National Historic Site will be suspended until further notice. This includes:
All recreation programs, including skating and swimming lessons
Drop-in programs
Family Dental Centre Indoor Track
Birthday parties
Recreational skating and swimming and open gymnasium
March Break camps
Facility, ice and meeting room rentals
Community Centre rentals
Special events

”In addition to these decisions, the City is considering many other preventative measures to reduce the risk to our residents,” said Mayor Mitch Panciuk. “Hand sanitizing stations are available in city facilities which are undergoing thorough cleaning on a frequent basis. Transit is regularly disinfecting handrails, fare boxes, seats and bell cords. We will continue to keep residents informed with regular updates.”For ongoing COVID-19 updates and ways to best protect you and your family visit: https://hpepublichealth.ca/Spring & Summer Registration

The Spring and Summer Playbook will be available online as of March 16, 2020, but will not be available for pick up at our facilities. Registration for recreation, aquatics and summer camp programs will be postponed until further notice. The QSWC Spring Open House scheduled for April 7, 2020 has been cancelled.

For questions or concerns, please contact the Recreation, Culture & Community Services Department at [email protected] or call 613-966-4632. 

Updates will continue to be posted on the Quinte Sports and Wellness Centre website at www.qswc.ca and through social media.City of Belleville, Recreation, Culture & Community Services
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