image of the Town's skate park


With Ontario’s Stay at Home Order expiring today, the Town of Tecumseh has removed the fencing around the Town’s Skate Park. The skate park is now open to use, with responsibility for adhering to the current Provincial rules and public health guidelines assigned to each user of the facility or their parent/guardian.

“We appreciate the patience and understanding from everyone while the park was closed and then set at limited use during the Stay at Home Order,” said Gary McNamara, Mayor of Tecumseh. “The restrictions were put in place to protect users as this park is popular and large gatherings of users were experienced multiple times. With the expiration of the stay at home order today, the decision was made to remove the fencing and redeploy staff.”

The Town controlled use of the Skate Park in April/May in accordance with the Provincial Stay at Home Order. While the Government of Ontario has not advanced the move to Stage 1 of the Reopening Ontario Roadmap, public gatherings in any location—including outdoor recreation facilities—is capped at 10 people. Use of this park is up to individual skaters and their guardians and is at their own risk. Skaters are strongly encouraged to limit their use to off peak periods and if busy return at a later time. When using the park, all users are to follow all public health guidelines particularly:

  • Keeping a physical distance of 2 metres (6ft)
  • Wearing a mask or face covering when physical distancing cannot be maintained

Additionally, note the parking lot behind Town Hall at 917 Lesperance Road is reserved for municipal parking only Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Violators are subject to fines. Public parking is available at no charge at the Tecumseh Recreation Complex/Arena on McNorton Street.


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