For Immediate Release
Langley City, BC - As the Province enters into Phase 3 of the BC Restart Plan, the City of Langley’s Recreation, Culture & Community Services Department is excited to announce that Timms Community Centre will open with restricted access and limited programming.
Starting on Monday, July 13, Timms Community Centre’s Weight Room and Indoor Fitness Classes will open to users who register in advance for classes and time slots. Participants may register online through the City’s Reconnect platform or by calling Timms Community Centre at 604.514.2940 or Douglas Recreation Centre at 604.514.2865. At this time, no drop-ins will be permitted to ensure Langley City staff can maintain safety standards to keep all participants and staff safe. To review the weekly fitness schedule, visit langleycity.ca.
“The City of Langley looks forward to welcoming the public back to some of our facilities in a progressive manner, which will include a multi-phased approach,” said Mayor Val van den Broek. “Langley City Council will be considering re-opening more services and programs for residents to enjoy, and the City asks for your patience and understanding as we work to implement changes gradually and cautiously in order to prevent further spread of COVID-19 virus.”
The City of Langley has created and implemented safety plans to ensure physical distancing and enhanced hygiene protocols are in place to meet the Provincial Health Authority guidelines to continue to provide services to the public. Timms Community Centre will be accessible through the north entry only, and signs reinforcing these safety measures will be posted at the sites to ensure the COVID-19 health measures are followed, including:
- Maintain at least two metres (six feet) away from people from other households;
- Avoid large groups;
- Wash hands thoroughly and frequently; and,
- Stay home if sick.
For the most up-to-date information, residents are encouraged to visit the municipal website regularly at langleycity.ca/COVID-19, follow Langley City on social media (Facebook and Twitter) for updates, or subscribe to our mailing list.
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