Saturday, March 21, 2020
All Greater Victoria School District Playgrounds Closed
VICTORIA, BC – Following the direction from Provincial Public Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry, the Greater Victoria School District is closing all of its school playgrounds to help stop the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), effective immediately.
“We are closing our school playgrounds in the best interests of our kids and community, said Superintendent Shelley Green. “We all have a social responsibility in preventing the surge of transmission. We must do our part to flatten the curve and comply with the recommendations from our public health authorities.”
The School District is currently installing signs to inform the public of the status of playgrounds.
Playfields will remain open but the community is reminded to please practice social distancing if visiting playfields.
For more information contact:
Communications & Community Engagement
Greater Victoria School District