What's open and closed in Newmarket

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395 Mulock Drive P.O. Box 328 Station Main, Newmarket, Ontario
L3Y 4X7
905-895-5193

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As we begin to reopen more amenities in Town, we will be updating this webpage regularly to ensure the community has the most up-to-date information on what's open and closed, and important information regarding each amenity. View more information on the Province of Ontario's framework for reopening for details.

The health and safety of our community is our top priority. We will continue to monitor the changing COVID-19 landscape, seek guidance from the Province of Ontario and assess each reopening phase carefully with the health and safety of our community a top priority. 

For more information on what's open and closed, email info@newmarket.ca or call 905-895-5193. 

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/amenities are reminded that the facilities/buildings/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/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.

Click on the buttons below to learn more about the status of each amenity:

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Outdoor Amenities

**some amenities remain closed 

All Trails and Open Spaces
Status: Open

Information:

  • Recreational use only.
  • No organized sports or league play is not permitted. 
  • Activities like having a picnic, playing catch, frisbee and kicking a soccer ball are allowed as long as everyone follows public health guidelines:

    • Stays at least 6ft. / 2m. away from people outside of their immediate household. 
    • Adheres to the Province of Ontario's emergency orders around social gatherings and social circle. 

Ball Diamonds**
Status: Open

Information: 
  • #3 McKnight Ball Diamond (at the Fairgrounds) will remain closed.
  • Batting Cage at the Fairgrounds is open. 
  • No organized sport or league play.
  • Recreational use only.
  • No game play allowed.

Basketball Courts
Status: Open

Information: 
  • No game or league play allowed
  • Stays at least 6ft. / 2m. away from people outside of their immediate household. 
  • Adheres to the Province of Ontario's emergency orders around social gatherings and social circle. 
  • Please wear a mask if physical distancing of at least 6ft./2m. cannot be maintained.
  • Be courteous and share this space with others. Limit your time and ensure others have a chance to use the amenity. If the playgrounds is busy, and physical distancing is not possible, residents are asked to travel to another nearby playgrounds or come back later. 
  • If rules are not followed and safety cannot be assured, the Town will close the amenity within 24 hours. 
Boardwalk at the Tom Taylor Trail
Status: Open to one-way traffic only.

Information:

  • Entrance located at the south-end of the boardwalk near the Municipal Offices (395 Mulock Drive).
  • Please adhere to the signage posted in the area. 
  • No passing is allowed on the boardwalk and cycling is not permitted.
  • Learn more 

Frank Stronach Spray Pad (850 Memorial Circle)
Status: Closed for the Season 

Global Pet Foods Dog Park presented by snapd (Newmarket off-leash dog park)
Status: Open

Information: 

  • Social gathering rules and capacity limits for each park must be followed
  • Safe physical distancing of at least 6ft./2m. must be followed at all times
  • Please wear a mask or face covering if safe physical distancing cannot be maintained
  • Please sanitize your hands after opening and closing the gate
  • Please remember to pick-up after your pet
Gorman Outdoor Pool (424 D'arcy Street)
Status: Will open for the 2021 season. Stay tune for more information. 

Municipal Playgrounds**
Status: Open

Information:
  • Must adhere to the Province of Ontario's emergency orders around social gatherings and social circles.
  • Playgrounds are not supervised and not regularly sanitized. Please remember to wash or/ sanitize your hands before and after visiting the playground.
  • Be courteous and share this space with others. Limit your time and ensure others have a chance to use the amenity. If the playgrounds is busy, and physical distancing is not possible, residents are asked to travel to another nearby playgrounds or come back later. 
  • Please wear a mask if physical distancing of at least 6ft./2m. cannot be maintained.

Notes:

  • Mosaic Park Playgrounds remains closed. This playground has not yet been assumed by the Town of Newmarket. 
  • Dr. Margaret Arkinstall Playground remains closed due to the construction of a spray pad. 

Outdoor Fitness Equipment
Status: Open

Information:
  • Must adhere to the Province of Ontario's emergency orders around social gatherings and social circles.
  • Outdoor Fitness Equipment is not regularly sanitized. Please remember to wash or/ sanitize your hands before and after visiting the amenity.
  • Please wear a mask if physical distancing of at least 6ft./2m. cannot be maintained.
  • Be courteous and share this space with others. Limit your time and ensure others have a chance to use the amenity. If the amenity is busy, and physical distancing is not possible, please come back later.  
Outdoor Public Washrooms
Status: Some open 

Information: 
  • Outdoor bathrooms at the Tim Hortons Skating and Water Feature are open when the amenity is open. 
  • Fairy Lake public bathrooms are closed for the season due to a mechanical issue. Please use the portable toilets located in the northern parking lot. 
  • Portable toilets have been placed near the Rogers Spray Pad and the Frank Stronach Spray Pad. 
Pickleball Courts
Status: Some open. The remaining courts will be reopened by the Easter Holiday weekend.

Information:
  • Please share this space with the community and limit the time play to 45 minutes or less
  • Social gathering rules as set out by the Province of Ontario must be followed
  • Safe physical distancing of at least 6ft./2m. must be followed at all times
  • Please wear a mask or face covering if safe physical distancing cannot be maintained
  • Please wash/sanitize your hands after opening and closing the gate
Rogers Spray Pad (170 London Road)
Status: Closed for the season 
Sport Fields**
Status: Open

Information: 
  • Artificial Turf at Dr. Denison Secondary School will remain closed. 
  • Must adhere to the Province of Ontario's emergency orders around social gatherings and social circles.
  • Recreational use only.
  • No game play allowed.
  • No organized sport or league play.
  • Please wear a mask if physical distancing of at least 6ft./2m. cannot be maintained.
Tennis Courts
Status: Some open. The remaining courts will be opened by the Easter Holiday weekend. 

Information:
  • Please share this space with the community and limit the time play to 45 minutes or less
  • Social gathering rules as set out by the Province of Ontario must be followed
  • Safe physical distancing of at least 6ft./2m. must be followed at all times
  • Please wear a mask or face covering if safe physical distancing cannot be maintained
  • Please wash/sanitize your hands after opening and closing the gate
Tim Horton's Water Feature at Riverwalk Commons
Status: Closed for the season

Tim Hortons Outdoor Skating at Riverwalk Commons
Status: Closed for the season 

Community Rinks in Newmarket
Status: Closed for the season 

Indoor Amenities

Fitness Centre at the Magna Centre
Status: Closed due to the province-wide emergency brake shutdown effective as of Saturday, April 6 at 12:01 a.m. 

Ice Rinks
Status: Closed due to the province-wide emergency brake shutdown effective as of Saturday, April 6 at 12:01 a.m. 

Information:
For more information, please email ice@newmarket.ca 

Pools
Status: Closed due to the province-wide emergency brake shutdown effective as of Saturday, April 6 at 12:01 a.m. 

Magna Centre
Status: Closed due to the province-wide emergency brake shutdown effective as of Saturday, April 6 at 12:01 a.m. 


Municipal Office (395 Mulock Drive)
Status: Closed to the public 

Information: 
  • Please use the after-hours drop off box, located outside of the Municipal Offices to drop off your cheques for property tax payments. 
  • If you would like to pay cash in person, please do so at your local banking institution. 
  • Alternative forms of service are being provided online and by telephone. For more information, please email info@newmarket.ca or call 905-895-5193. 
Newmarket Public Library (438 Park Avenue)
Status: Open 

  • Online and curbside pick-up services are available. Learn more.

Public Bathrooms
Status: Some open 

Information: Bathrooms located outside of the Community Centre and Lions Hall are open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.
Ray Twinney Recreation Complex (100 Eagle Street West)
Status: Closed for recreational activities 

Information: 
  • This facility is currently being used as a COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic.