Reopening of the Nature Fresh Farms Recreation Centre

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Online and phone-in registration for select programming and amenities at the Nature Fresh Farms Recreation Centre (NFFRC) will be open on September 7 at 9:00 AM with programming set to begin September 8.

Please refer to online schedules for specific details on September offerings at leamington.ca/recreation.

Vaccination/Rapid Test Requirements and Safety Precautions in Place

The Municipality has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination/rapid test policy to help protect the health and safety of our employees, guests and the broader community.

Beginning September 8, individuals, 12 years of age and older, will be required to confirm full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test result within 12 hours in order to gain access to the facility. Individuals will also be required to make an appointment to participate in any program or class through the Municipality’s online booking system. These requirements will be in addition to other COVID-19 pre-screening protocols.

Visitors will be required to wear a mask inside the facility, except while eating, drinking or while engaging in an athletic or fitness activity as per provincial public health directives.

A frequently asked questions document has been developed to answer many questions users may have about our COVID-19 vaccination/rapid test policy.

Program Registration

Online registration for programming and amenities will open September 7 at 9:00 AM. Pre-registration for all classes and programming is required and can be made online through our online registration portal or by phone at 519-322-2337. No in-person registrations or payments are available at this time.

All facility rental requests can be made online at leamington.ca/bookings. These rental requests include gymnasium, ice and pool.

Membership and Single Visit Fee

While we operate with reduced services and amenities, we are offering a discounted one-month membership for $30+HST or a $9 single visit fee.

Changes to Programming and Access to Amenities

  • Advance registration through online or by phone for all programming is required.
  • Room capacity limits are in place to ensure physical distancing.
  • Fitness classes will be designed and monitored to allow appropriate physical distancing and will have reduced class capacity.
  • Visitors are expected to maintain a two-meter distance from all other users.
  • Visitors must follow all directional markings to allow for appropriate spacing between users of all spaces.
  • All membership, single visit entrants and programming will be accessed through the southeast Sherk Street entrance doors.
  • All facility rentals will be accessed through the main entrance at the west side of the building.

 Amenities, Services and Programming Temporarily Unavailable

  • Sauna
  • Select Fitness accessories
  • Open Gym
  • Child Minding Centre

We’re making improvements to our facility

Beginning in October, we will be undertaking an HVAC system upgrade that will maximize fresh air, and improve internal ventilation and air quality throughout our facility. The project will take approximately two months to complete and will cause a temporary disruption to some of our programs and services. For the duration of the project, the weight room will be closed. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and request your patience as we make this important upgrade to our facility.

Stay in the know

As more information becomes available, the Municipality will continue to update leamington.ca/recreation and our Facebook and Twitter pages with detailed information related to recreation program registration and COVID-19 health guidelines.

Services may be further adjusted to respond to requirements and public health guidance to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Please sign up at leamington.ca/subscribe to receive information and updates on municipal services.

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