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Update: Aquatic centre and arena – Recreational swimming, lap swimming and public skating as of February 26

Updated: February 25, 2021

Diving has been added to the recreational and lap swimming activities at the aquatic centre for individuals, groups of two or family bubbles.

 

February 23, 2021

Aquatic centre and arena – Recreational swimming, lap swimming and public skating as of February 26

The City of Pointe-Claire is pleased to inform its citizens that recreational swimming, lap swimming and public skating activities will resume at the aquatic centre and the Bob-Birnie arena on Friday, February 26, in compliance with government guidelines and restrictions to limit the spread of the virus.

Due to the West Island CIUSSS COVID-19 vaccination clinic to be operating shortly, the City invites users of the aquatic centre or arena to park their vehicles in one of the City Hall parking lots or on Civic-Center Avenue. Access to the arena for skating activities will be from the door located on the west side of the building, using the path between the arena and the aquatic centre. Signs will posted to indicate where to go.

Bob-Birnie arena

The arena will be offering public skating periods. The activity can be practised individually, in groups of two or as a family bubble made up of people living at the same address. Participants are asked to maintain the required two-metre distance away from those who are not part of their family bubble at all times. The changing rooms will remain closed. Benches and chairs will be available to put on and take off skates.

It is mandatory to register in advance on the LUDIK platform. Time slots will be available as of February 24.

For information: Bob-Birnie arena: 514-630-1211, arenabobbirnie@pointe-claire.ca

Aquatic Centre

Recreational and lap swimming activities will be offered at the aquatic centre for individuals, groups of two or family bubbles.

The changing rooms will be open for getting changed after the activity. Swimmers are asked to put on their swimsuits before arriving at the pool. Boots, coats and clothing must be kept poolside. It is recommended to bring a bag to store and transport belongings.

It is mandatory to register in advance on the LUDIK platform. Time slots will be available as of February 24.

For information: aquatic centre: 514-630-1202, aquatique@pointe-claire.ca

Outdoor activities

Starting February 26, up to eight people from eight different households can enjoy outdoor activities together. Distancing measures must continue to be strictly applied between people not residing at the same address.

Central Library and Valois Branch

The Central Library, the Valois Branch and the Stewart-Hall Cultural Centre remain open in accordance with the terms in effect since February 8.

For information:

Stewart Hall Cultural Centre: 514-630-1220, stewarthall@pointe-claire.ca
Central Library: 514-630-1218, bibliotheque@pointe-claire.ca

Guided virtual activities for spring break

Registration is open for guided virtual activities during spring break. Every day, instructors will lead children in activities to get them thinking, playing and moving at home.

See the week’s calendar for detailed programming.

Registration is open until February 24 on the LUDIK platform.

MULTI Card

All MULTI cards expiring between January 1, 2020 and April 29, 2021, will be considered valid until April 30, 2021.

City Hall service counters

City Hall service counters remain open from Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except for the planning and tax counters, which will be closed from 12 to 1 p.m. It is also possible to meet with a planning technician at lunchtime by appointment (514-630-1206, urbanisme@pointe-claire.ca). The multiservice counter will be closed on Thursday evenings.

To limit contact and travel, we encourage you to use the online services to apply for a residential permit or to complete a request. Any non-emergency situation, such as a bin in need of repair or faulty lighting, can be reported through the Voilà ! Signalement mobile app.

You can pay your municipal tax bill at a financial institution, either online, at the ATM or at the counter, by mail, by preauthorized payment, or at the City Hall service counter. For more information: 514-630-1300, ext. 1829, taxes@pointe-claire.ca.

Other municipal services

Snow removal, maintenance, repair and collection services are maintained as normal or according to the regular schedule.

The Inspection – Public Security Department can be reached at 514-630-1234 or at secpub@pointe-claire.ca 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

 

Thank you for continuing to be safe.