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Dawson City Pool Status
** POOL UPDATE - MONDAY, JUNE 14 **
Good news / Bad news

Good news - Our pool has received our permit for operation for the season from Environmental Health.

Bad news - Lifeguard re-certification planned for today and tomorrow was cancelled as COVID cases in Whitehorse has affected availability of our instructor. There is currently only one re-certification instructor in the Territory, so we are scrambling to either send staff to them in Whitehorse or re-schedule their trip to Dawson as soon as possible.
 
This means our opening is again up in the air as we do not have certified staff to operate the facility. We're all very disappointed by the situation, but we will find a solution. Once we know more, we will let you know.

We appreciate your patience on this and hope to open our doors soon.

Paul Robitaille,
Parks and Recreation Manager,
City of Dawson


Youth Summer Camps can be viewed at our activity guide page here.
Online registration for summer camps opens Tuesday, June 1 at noon. Call us if you need assistance, 867-993-7400 ext 299.


Weekly Park Programs

Here is our weekly park schedule for groups and field sports happening this summer. 

We do not run these leagues/groups, so we are unaware if things change. You will need to contact them directly. 

If you have questions we will direct you to the correct contact. 
Email us for those details recreation@cityofdawson.ca or call us 867-993-7400 ext 299.



Minor Softball
Online registration opens Wednesday, May 19 @ noon! https://app.bookking.ca/cityofdawsonpub/courses/index.asp
Call us if you need assistance, 867-993-7400 ext 299.
Please find all the information below. 
Grades 4-7
Mondays
May 31 to August 9, 11 weeks
5:30pm - 7pm
@ Minto Field
Coaches, Milo, Nathan and Wayne
$40
&
Kindergarten to Grade 3
Wednesdays
June 2 to August 11, 11 weeks
5:30pm-6:30pm
@ Minto Field
Coaches Steph, Spruce & Malcolm
$40




Dawson City Community Garden plots are up for grabs!
Friday, May 21 @ Noon registration opens. You can reserve your plot online at: https://app.bookking.ca/cityofdawsonpub/courses/index.asp
Call us to get your garden plot 867-993-7400 ext 299
Upon receiving payment we will contact gardeners with information including your plot number.



What’s a Fob?

A Fob is an electronic key used to access the building. All users, whether they have a fob or not, will have to contact us to activate their fob. For those who don’t have one, we do take a $40 deposit on the key and must be purchased in person at the Waterfront building.

How much will my membership cost?

Memberships cost $35 a month. Or you can purchase three months for $88, 6 months for $165, one year for $319. For now all purchases have to happen in person at our office.


How will I access the gym?

Gym will be open set hours ( 5am to 10pm). No booking is necessary.

 What will the COVID protocols be?
 
8 people maximum in the gym at a time
Masks required between machines
 Users have to spray down equipment following use

 How will COVID protocols be monitored?

We trust users will follow protocols. Should users not be, we expect other users will let us know.
Areas are monitored by security cameras. Should users be breaking rules, including COVID protocols, memberships may be suspended.

Will showers be open?
 
We plan to open showers in mid-April or once we’re comfortable that the system is working and cleaning can be ensured.

I have time left on my 10 punch pass, will it be honoured? 

We will subtract the amount left from the first month of membership

 My account was suspended when COVID hit in 2020, will my remaining months be honoured?

Yes, we will honour suspended accounts, but all users need to contact our office to reactivate their accounts

 Can Fobs be shared? 

NO. Each users needs a fob and individual membership. Any users caught to be breaking this rule will have their account suspended.

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