The City of Penticton announced June 29, 2020 that McLaren Arena and select sports fields and parks will be available for bookings beginning July 6 after months of being unavailable due to COVID-19. (File photo)

City of Penticton will soon welcome teams back onto sports fields

Groups must submit COVID-19 safety plan to city

Some of Penticton’s outdoor recreation facilities will soon be available for bookings.

As part of the city’s phased reopening process, McLaren Arena and select sports fields and parks will be available for bookings beginning July 6.

Groups who wish to rent these facilities must submit a COVID-19 safety plan, the city said in a service announcement.

Information on how to submit a safety plan and more can be found at penticton.ca/covid19facilityrentals.

READ MORE: Penticton mayor welcomes in-province travelers, following Phase 3 announcement

The Penticton Community Centre, Museum & Archives and the Cleland Theatre will remain closed until further notice.

Additional announcements are expected soon, according to the city.

The city has given customers who hold valid recreation passes an extension to their pass equal to the duration of time the facility is closed. This includes those who hold one, three, six and 12 month pool, fitness room and combo passes.

For the latest updates involving the city’s reopenings, visit the penticton.ca/restart.

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