Beaverton, Sunderland arenas set to reopen on Jan. 31

On Thursday, January 20, 2022, the Ontario Government announced that Effective January 31, 2022 at 12:01 a.m. that indoor recreation facilities are permitted to reopen. The Township of Brock is happy to announce that as of January 31, 2022 the Foster Hewitt Memorial Community Centre and the Sunderland Memorial Arena will be reopening for public skating programs and ice rentals. In addition to the Township of Brock’s Ice Use Protocols the following restrictions will be in place:

  • Limited capacity in stands
    • Foster Hewitt Memorial Community Centre – Maximum of 200 spectators
    • Sunderland Memorial Arena – Maximum of 100 spectators
  • 2m Physical distancing required in spectator viewing areas (stands and lobby)
  • On ice capacity limited to 50 participants (includes participants, coaches, officials etc. as well as persons on the players bench)
  • Dressing Rooms limited to 50 % capacity
    • Foster Hewitt Memorial Community Centre – Maximum 15 persons per room
    • Sunderland Memorial Arena – Maximum 11 persons per room

All patrons wishing to access municipal facilities must complete and pass an online COVID-19 screening form before entering. Patrons will need to show a copy of their screening to security along with their proof of vaccination. The Township of Brock COVID-19 Screening QR Code can be found at each facility and on the Township of Brock Website.

Effective Tuesday, January 4, 2022, as required by the Province of Ontario, digital or printed vaccination QR codes will be required to enter Township of Brock recreation facilities,as part of Ontario’s Proof of Vaccination Policy.

Effective Monday, January 10, 2022, individuals with a medical exemption will also be required to show a QR code certificate instead of a physician note. For more information, view Using your Enhanced Vaccine Certificate: Frequently Asked Questions.”

How can you get your enhanced COVID-19 vaccine certificate?

Here are a number of ways you can access your enhanced vaccine certificate with QR code in advance of Tuesday, January 4, 2022.

  1. Download a digital or paper copy on the provincial website.
  2. Call the Provincial Vaccine Contact Centre at 1-833-943-3900 to have your vaccine certificate mailed to you. . Individuals will need to provide their full name, date of birth, health card number or COVID ID and a mailing address to the agent. This service takes approximately 10 business days.
  3. Visit a Township of Brock Public Library Branch or Service Ontario location to download and print your enhanced COVID-19 vaccine certificate with a QR code at no charge.
  4. Members of the Indigenous community may contact their band office, nursing station, Indigenous service provider or Indigenous health provider for assistance in printing their vaccine certificate.

Thank you for your support and cooperation in keeping our facilities a safe place for all.

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