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<b>Petawawa Point Notice</b><br />Petawawa Point Notice

Updated Jan. 24, 2022

Petawawa Civic Centre Closed until January 31st, 2022

The Petawawa Civic Centre (arena and rental rooms) will be closed until Monday Jan. 31, 2022 due to the current Covid restrictions. Please note that Community Services and the Petawawa Library remains open during their regular office hours. Visit our Covid Protocols page for more details and any updates.


Posted Jan. 19, 2022

Toboggan Hill - Open for the Season as of January 19, 2022

The Toboggan Hill located to the left of the Centennial Park trailhead entrance (1111 Victoria St. beside the Fire Hall) is now open for the 2022 season. All current COVID-19 Provincial regulations and protocols will apply. All toboggan hill users are asked to maintain physical distancing from others who are not from the same household. An outdoor gathering limit of 10 persons currently applies to all outdoor recreational facilities. Masking is required when using the toboggan hill. People exhibiting signs of illness should not enter outdoor recreation areas. If you think you may be sick, use the Government of Ontario’s self-assessment tool for COVID-19 and follow the subsequent directions.

Please use caution when sliding. Parental supervision and helmets are strongly recommended. Please note the Centennial Park hill (directly behind the Municipal Office/above the Evergreen Stage) is NOT a designated sliding area. This hill includes trees, gardens, stone walkway and other potential hazards that create unsafe conditions for sliding in this location. 


Posted Jan. 14, 2022

Outdoor Rink Update - Open for the Season as of January 15, 2022

Our outdoor rink located at 677 Pineridge Crescent (behind the OPP Station) will finally open for the season, starting at 10AM tomorrow, January 15th 2022. Due to lack of a snow base, sandy soil, and warmer than usual winter temperatures, it has taken awhile to get it up to a safe standard. Please be advised that the ice is still a little rough around the edges of the boards, so use caution. Thank you for your patience.
OUTDOOR RINK RULES OF CONDUCT
• Masks must be worn at all times
• Physical distancing is required
• This facility is unsupervised
• No more than 25 persons on the ice at a time
Daily Schedule:
Hours of Operation: 10AM – 10PM
Maintenance 8AM – 10AM
Public Skate* 10AM – 12PM
Open Skate 12PM – 2PM
Public Skate* 2PM – 4PM
Open Skate 4PM – 10PM
*Sticks, pucks, and figure skating maneuvers are not permitted during Public Skate times
The outdoor rink is checked regularly by Community Services staff. Should you have any concerns or see any damage please call 613-687-5678 ext. 2105

Posted Jan. 7, 2022

Outdoor Facilities Update

Outdoor Rink – 677 Pineridge Crescent (behind OPP station)

With the cold weather finally upon us, staff are busy preparing the ice at the outdoor rink to be safe and playable for the upcoming 2022 season. Rink users are reminded that the outdoor rink is currently closed until the ice meets operational specifications for safe use. Please check this website and Town social media accounts for notice of outdoor rink opening. All current COVID-19 Provincial regulations and protocols will apply. The outdoor rink currently has a capacity of 25 persons. Should there be 25 persons on the ice, please restrict your use to maintain the capacity limit. If the outdoor rink is busy, come back when it's not as busy or use another area (Southside C.C. rink). All outdoor rink users are asked to maintain 2m physical distancing from others who are not from the same household. An outdoor gathering limit of 10 persons currently applies to all outdoor recreational facilities. Masking is required when on and off the ice. The change facilities are closed for the season. People exhibiting signs of illness should not enter outdoor recreation areas. If you think you may be sick, use the Government of Ontario’s self-assessment tool for COVID-19 and follow the subsequent directions.

Toboggan Hill – Centennial Park (use parking at Municipal Hall 1111 Victoria St.)

The Town’s toboggan hill located in Centennial Park is still awaiting sufficient snow to facilitate safe use. As soon as the snowpack on the hill permits safe use and meets operational specifications, the hill will be opened for use.  Please check this website and Town social media accounts for notice of toboggan hill opening. All current COVID-19 Provincial regulations and protocols will apply. All toboggan hill users are asked to maintain physical distancing from others who are not from the same household. An outdoor gathering limit of 10 persons currently applies to all outdoor recreational facilities. Masking is required when using the toboggan hill. People exhibiting signs of illness should not enter outdoor recreation areas. If you think you may be sick, use the Government of Ontario’s self-assessment tool for COVID-19 and follow the subsequent directions.


Posted Sept 14, 2021. Revised Sept 20, 2021.

Seasonal Closures September 20, 2021

Please be advised that some of our facilities have now closed for fall/winter. Petawawa Point (rentals, washrooms, mobi-mats, accessible dock, sun shades), the Splash Pad, Bike Park, Skateboard Park, Beach Volleyball Courts, Mini-Putt, and Kinhut Canteen are now closed.


Posted Sept 3, 2021

Ongoing Electrical Issue with Tennis Court Lights 

The lights for the tennis courts at the Petawawa Civic Centre are currently inoperable due to an electrical issue. Because of the complex nature of the issue within the underground electrical system, it may be weeks until it is resolved. Please check back here for any updates. We apologize for the inconvenience.


Outdoor Ice Rink is offically closed for the season. (03/09/2021)

Construction Yard Bike Park - Closed until Spring 2022. General Notice for summer season: During and after periods of heavy rain, Construction Yard Bike Park will be closed.  Re-opening after rain is delayed to allow for maintenance.

Please check our Facebook page or back on this page for updates about conditions, closures and cancellations.