During the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be program disruptions, changes and facility closures. We continue to offer alternative ways to serve the community. Learn about Newmarket's approach to reopening and for current information and resources. For any inquiries, please email email@example.com.
Updated December 21, 2020 – Effective December 26, 2020:
On December 21, 2020 and effective December 26, 2020 Premier Ford announced Province-wide lockdown restrictions effective December 26, 2020 for a minimum of 28 days or until further notice. All previously noted changes below pertaining to Grey Zone restrictions and protocols in York Region remain in effect.
Previously, on Friday, December 11, 2020 and effective December 14, 2020 Premier Ford announced that York Region, including Newmarket, will be entering 'lockdown' (grey zone) of the Province's COVID-19 Response Framework.
In response to this announcement, all Town of Newmarket buildings, facilities and in-person programs will be closed/cancelled as of Tuesday, December 26 with the exception of the Newmarket Public Library.
Recreation facilities and in-person drop in programming will resume operation pending further COVID-19 developments and in accordance with all health and safety regulations as outlined by the Province and York Region Health. This announcement does not impact or cancel any VIRTUAL programs currently running.
Outdoor skating at Riverwalk Commons will be open as scheduled, with strict health and safety measures and capacity limits in place. Participants are required to pre-book their skate time in advance, learn more at newmarket.ca/riverwalkcommons
Newmarket trails, parks and playgrounds will remain open and residents are encouraged to use them while following all health and safety measures as outlined by the province.
The Municipal Offices (395 Mulock Drive), Robert N. Shelton Operation Centre (1275 Maple Hill Court) and Central York Fire Services (CYFS) remain closed to the public for in-person services. We continue to offer alternative ways to serve the community.
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Venues - Currently closed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Arts Grants and Contests
Newmarket Celebrates the Arts
The Newmarket Celebrates the Arts funding program is temporarily paused due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Please check back here for future updates.
Heritage Art Contest
The Heritage Art Contest is temporarily paused due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Please check back here for future updates.
High School Art Contest
The Newmarket High Schools Art Contest is temporarily paused due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Please check back here for future updates.
Arts, Culture and Heritage eNewsletter
Public Art & Culural Master Plans
Public Art Jury Selection
As the Town of Newmarket moves forward with their public art program; the Recreation and Culture department is looking for artists whom would be interested in participating occasionally on an art selection jury. Interested artists are invited to submit an expression of interest through an application process.
For more details call Laura Schembri 905-953-5300 x 2618.
Public Art Selection Jury Application
Recreation & Culture Virtual Hub
Helping Newmarket residents flatten the curve and make the most of their time at home!
Assumption of Risk
The Town of Newmarket in collaboration with York Region Public Health, continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation. Users of the Town of Newmarket facilities, buildings and/or amenities are reminded that the facilities, buildings and/or amenities are open for use at your own risk. An inherent risk of exposure to communicable diseases including COVID-19 exists in any public space where people are present. By visiting any Town of Newmarket facility, building and/or amenity you voluntarily assume all risks including any risk of injury, loss, damage, and possible exposure to a communicable disease including COVID-19. We remind you to follow the COVID-19 precautionary guidelines being recommended by various Canadian health authorities including the York Region Public Health Unit, Ontario Health and Public Health Agency of Canada.
Stay up-to-date on the latest Town updates by following @TownofNewmarket on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and visit Newmarket.ca/COVID19.
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