Alert Level 3 Facility Recommendations June 8th, 2020

All these recommendations are for general public use. Basically, if a family or bubble wants to use our facilities and green spaces.

Track/Football/Soccer field opening guidelines for June 8th
General public use!!

-Track users are to Practice Physical Distancing and to keep moving.
– Maximum of 20 people of the Football/Soccer field
– All benches and bleachers will remain closed
– Public Washroom will remain closed
– All participants must practice social distancing
(2m apart from those outside their bubble)

Softball Field opening guidelines for June 8th

General public use!!
– Maximum 10 people on field
– Dugouts will be closed
– Bleachers will remain off limits
– Public Washrooms will remain closed
– All participants must practice social distancing
(2m apart from those outside their bubble)

Skate Park opening guidelines for June 8th
General public use!!

– Max 6 people on skate park
– Public Washrooms will remain closed
– All participants must practice social distancing
(2m apart from those outside their bubble)

Ball Hockey & Basketball Courts

– Max of 8 People using the court at 1 time
– Public Washrooms will remain closed
– All participants must practice social distancing
(2m apart from those outside their bubble)

Playgrounds remain closed.
Leagues and Associations

– All leagues and associations must present their return to play plan to
the Recreation Director as well as any return to play documents from their
governing body.
– Recommend that we keep public washroom facilities closed for alert level 3.
– Recommend we allow no activities under the lights in alert level 3.
– No gathering in parking lot before, during or after activities in large groups
-Drop and go for parents/spectators
– Dugouts and bleachers will either be closed or removed from site for
public use.
– All leagues will sign waiver forms agreeing to terms and conditions of
facility (in process of developing). If terms are violated their usage
may be suspended or terminated for this season.
– Any complaints regarding leagues and associations will be directed to
the governing body for that association.
– It is not feasible to police social distancing guidelines. Recommend we
place signage and/or have a social media blitz asking the public to adhere to
the rules. If we receive several complaints, we have every right to close
facility again.
– Staff will be required to wipe down all fence posts at entrances/ exits
throughout the day (depending on usage)

Carbonear Pool and Recreation Programs:

Effective end of day on Friday, March 13, 2020, the Town of Carbonear closed the Carbonear Swimming Pool and all its recreation programs and activities that operate from that facility.  All other town programming and activities have been cancelled until further notice.

Tennis Courts:

Tennis Courts open today, May 29, 2020.  

Please follow guidelines listed here:  Tennis Recommendations for Players during COVID-19

Walking Trails and Track Information:
Track and Boardwalk (George Earle Promenade)

Please walk in one direction (counter-clockwise)

Trail ( Nell’s Trail, Dr. Davis Earle Trail, Southside Rail Bed)

Please maintain physical distancing and step to side to allow others to pass.


The following Recreation Facilities are CLOSED:

Playgrounds (Rec Complex, Crocker’s Cove, Claude Garland Memorial, Willoughby, Soper Ave., Quinn’s)

Sports Fields (Softball, Soccer/Football, Basketball, Tennis)

Skate Park

Dog Park

Swimming Pool