Outdoor Special Event Facilities - Safety Plan Guidelines

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Green, Yellow & Orange Restrict Levels must adhere to the following guidelines:

  1. Any person who enters or uses the facility must self-screen prior to entering the premises.
  2. Any person who enters or uses the facility must maintain a physical distance of at least two metres from any other person who is using the facility.
  3. Every person shall wear a mask or face covering when they are within two metres of another individual.
  4. Hand sanitization upon entry in the facility is highly recommended.
  5. Masks or face coverings are highly recommended on paths leading to parking lots, washrooms, and other park amenities.
  6. Any person in line for an amenity (ex. concession stand) or who forms a line anywhere within the facility must wear a mask or face covering during the period they are in the line.
  7. Limits for organized public events and social gatherings where physical distancing can be maintained:
    • 25 people outdoors (private event)
    • 100 people outdoors (outdoor wedding, funeral or religious service)
    • 100 people outdoors (staffed business event)
  8. People seated together at tables is restricted to members of the same household.
  9. Buffet-style food or potlucks are not permitted. Served meals only and everyone must be seated while eating.
  10. Facility is closed for organized events from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
  11. Music must not be played at a level that exceeds the level at which normal conversation is possible.
  12. The event organizer must record the name and contact information of everyone that attends the event and maintain the records for a period of at least one month and only disclose the records to a medical officer of health or an inspector under the Health Protection and Promotion Act on request.
  13. The event organizer must actively screen individuals in accordance with the advice, recommendations, and instructions of the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health before they enter the facility. (Orange restrict level only)

Red Restrict Levels must adhere to the following guidelines:

  1. Any person who enters or uses the facility must self-screen prior to entering the premises.
  2. Any person who enters or uses the facility must maintain a physical distance of at least two metres from any other person who is using the facility.
  3. Every person shall wear a mask or face covering when they are within two metres of another individual.
  4. Hand sanitization upon entry in the facility is highly recommended.
  5. Masks or face coverings are highly recommended on paths leading to parking lots, fields, and other park amenities.
  6. Any person in line for an amenity (ex. concession stand) or who forms a line anywhere within the facility must wear a mask or face covering during the period they are in the line.
  7. Limits for organized public events and social gatherings where physical distancing can be maintained:
    • 25 people outdoors (private & staffed business events)
    • 25 people outdoors (outdoor wedding, funeral or religious service)
  8. People seated together at tables is restricted to members of the same household.
  9. Buffet-style food or potlucks are not permitted. Served meals only and everyone must be seated while eating.
  10. Facility is closed for organized events from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
  11. Music must not be played at a level that exceeds the level at which normal conversation is possible.
  12. The event organizer must record the name and contact information of everyone that attends the event and maintain the records for a period of at least one month and only disclose the records to a medical officer of health or an inspector under the Health Protection and Promotion Act on request.
  13. The event organizer must actively screen individuals in accordance with the advice, recommendations, and instructions of the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health before they enter the facility.

Grey/Shutdown Restrict Levels must adhere to the following:

  1. Facility closed for organized special event rentals/bookings.
  2. Any person who enters or uses the facility must maintain a physical distance of at least two metres from any other person who is using the facility.

City of Peterborough Requirements:

  1. Post the following signage at each outdoor special event facility:
    • Facility Safety Plan
    • Screening
    • Hand Sanitizing
    • Physical Distancing
    • Masks or Face Coverings
  2. Continuously observe organized special events to ensure organizers and attendees are following restrictions and create further guidelines if they are not being followed.