In support of the Provincial Order under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, the Township of Douro-Dummer is moving forward with re-opening the playgrounds/play structures.

“We urge parents to keep safety top of mind and use a common-sense approach when at the playgrounds with their children.”

The Township is also reminding parents to bring wipes and to maintain physical distancing from people outside their social circle while at parks. Monitoring yourself and your child for symptoms of COVID-19 and stay home if you or your child is sick. It is recommended to wash hands before and after using outdoor playground.  If the playground is busy, please find another park or come back another time.

Under the Phase 3 Provincial Guidelines, Visitors to the parks and Robert Johnston Trail will now allow 100 or more people, maintaining physical distancing of 2 metres (6 feet) and ensuring that enhanced hygiene practices are maintained. Please be advised there is no washroom facilities on sites.

The Township Municipal Office remains closed to the public and will be operating with limited staff. Emails can be sent directly to individual staff members or to our info account. Please monitor www.dourodummer.on.ca for updates and follow our Twitter account @Douro_Dummer.

For information regarding Covid-19 and how to keep your family, friends and neighbours safe, please visit Peterborough Public Health https://www.peterboroughpublichealth.ca.

For more information please contact:

Mayor J. Murray Jones
Township of Douro-Dummer
894 South Street, P.O. Box 92
Warsaw, ON, K0L 3A0
Phone: (705) 652-8392
Email: Mayor J. Murray Jones 

Martina Chait-Hartwig, Temporary C.A.O.
Township of Douro-Dummer
894 South Street, P.O. Box 92
Warsaw, ON, K0L 3A0
Phone: (705) 652-8392 x 210
Email: Martina Chait-Hartwig

Media Release – July, 31, 2020 – Playground Reopening (pdf – 48KB)