City of Brandon Suspending Public Access to Playgrounds, Dog Parks, and Outdoor Fitness Equipment

November 12, 2020

Brandon, MB – In following the Province of Manitoba’s Public Health Orders that took effect 12:01 a.m. November 12, the City of Brandon wishes to advise that it will be suspending access to the following City of Brandon maintained facilities: 

  • playground structures and equipment  

  • outdoor fitness equipment stations located in the community 

  • dog parks 

  • skating oval and warming shacks 

  • toboggan hills and warming shack 

  • skating areas on retention ponds 

Please note that access to the skating areas on retention ponds has not been opened yet due to thin ice conditions. 

Signs will be posted on structures, equipment and in recreation areas in the coming days and we would ask the entire community for cooperation in this matter. Please note that the City of Brandon does not sanitize such equipment. 

As per public health orders for November 12, 2020, parks / greenspaces in the City of Brandon will remain open at this time.  However, social gatherings are not permitted. Anyone using these spaces must follow the Manitoba Public Health Orders, which can be found at