Public Notice Armstrong Spallumcheen Parks and Recreation is closing all facilities

For Immediate Release

March 18, 2020

Armstrong Spallumcheen Parks and Recreation Association

 

IMPORTANT FACILITIES CLOSURE MESSAGE FROM:

 

Armstrong Spallumcheen Parks and Recreation Commission

Mayor and Council of the City of Armstrong

Mayor and Council of the Township of Spallumcheen

 

 

As you are aware on March 11th, 2020 the World Health Organization listed COVID-19 (coronavirus) as a pandemic. The Armstrong Spallumcheen Parks and Recreation Commission, in consultation with the City of Armstrong, and the Township of Spallumcheen, are closing all recreational facilities to the public on Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 in the City of Armstrong for an undetermined amount of time. This is a public health related response to the ongoing health and safety concerns posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and recommendations of the Medical Health Officer of British Columbia who has declared COVID-19 a public health emergency.

 

All Parks and Recreation facilities are now CLOSED including the following:

  • 3351 Park Drive – Norval Ice Arena and meeting room,

  • 3315 Pleasant Valley Road – Hassen Arena, fitness studio and Medical Loan Cupboard,

  • 3120 and 3327 Pleasant Valley Road – Centennial Hall and Auditorium,

  • These closures also include the following facilities located in the Armstrong Spallumcheen IPE Grounds located at and around 3371 Pleasant Valley Road:

  • Horticultural Building

  • Agriplex indoor riding arena

  • Riding ring 1 and grandstand viewing area

  • Riding Ring 2 and seated area

  • Cattle Swine Complex.

  • Poultry Barn

 

We ask for your understanding and patience during this unprecedented time and as we work through the logistics of this closure.  We will provide customers with important information regarding their accounts and future bookings impacted by this closure within the next 5 business days.  We will also post relevant information on our website at: www.asprd.com

 

Please further note that information will be provided on Facebook at the Armstrong Spallumcheen Parks & Recreation page.

 

We want to thank the community and our employees for their cooperation and understanding during this time.  It is important that we do everything in our power to support our seniors and those at risk of contracting the virus.

 

For further information please contact:

Lars Larsen, General Manager, Armstrong Spallumcheen Parks and Recreation

Phone#:  250-546-9456 extension 203

 

EVERYONE HAS A ROLE TO PLAY IN PREVENTING THE SPREAD OF COVID-19

If you suspect you have symptoms of COVID-19 please immediately call 8-1-1

Wednesday, 18 March 2020