NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The Provincial Government has made the decision to move Niagara into the “Control” – Red Zone within the Provincial COVID-19 Framework. This change will come into effect on Monday, March 1, 2021 at 12:01 a.m.
In addition to Red Level measures, restrictions for shopping malls, retail stores, and food and drink premises in Niagara that were put in place as of February 22, 2021 under Section 22 of the Health Protection and Promotion Act by Niagara Region Medical Officer of Health (Acting) Dr. M. Mustafa Hirji, remain in effect.
In order to comply with the “Control” Red Zone restrictions, the following City facilities are now open with modified service and access:
- Gale Centre Arena (5152 Thorold Stone Road)
- Opening to ice pre-bookings only.
- Spectator limitations in place.
- The indoor walking track is now open, by reservation only.
- Niagara Falls City Hall (4310 Queen Street)
- Niagara Falls Public Library:
- Small Business Enterprise Centre (4343 Morrison Street)
- WEGO Transportation Facility (8208 Heartland Forest Road)
- Open Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm.
- Select services available.
The following City facilities remain closed until further notice:
- MacBain Community Centre - including the walking track (7150 Montrose Road)
- A drop box is available for payments to the left of the main entrance doors.
- Coronation 50 Plus Recreation Centre (5925 Summer Street)
- Chippawa Willoughby Arena (9000 Sodom Road)
- Niagara Falls History Museum (5810 Ferry Street)
- Niagara Falls Ryerson Innovation Hub (4551 Zimmerman Avenue)
Outdoor recreational amenities, remain open with restrictions (for example, no team sports). Residents are encouraged to visit niagarafalls.ca\winter and use the interactive graphic illustration to find available winter activities.
While select City facilities are open by appointment only to the public, City of Niagara Falls staff will remain available to assist and serve citizens online and over the phone. Phones will continue to be answered between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM Monday to Friday (905-356-7521), holidays excluded, and online services will remain available at niagarafalls.ca. For after-hours water or sewer emergencies, individuals should contact our Service Centre directly at 905-356-1355.
The City would like to thank residents in advance for their continued cooperation, patience and understanding during these unprecedented circumstances.
For more information, contact:
Jim Boutilier, Fire Chief
City of Niagara Falls