Recreation facilities closing for 11 days in Wellington North

WELLINGTON NORTH – The Arthur and Area Community Centre, Damascus Hall and Mount Forest and District Sports Complex will be closed from Dec. 23 to Jan. 3 as Wellington North township aims to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Announced in a Dec. 21 press release, the closure will be reevaluated prior to the planned Jan. 3 reopening and “informed by current COVID case information.”

“We acknowledge the impact this has but with COVID cases rising locally, we feel this is the best way to protect the community,” the release stated.

“Staff will work on issuing a full refund to anyone impacted and will initiate contact as soon as possible,” the release stated.