Stay updated on closures and reopenings related to parks, sports fields, outdoor amenities, and permit status. 

Site signage will be installed on December 24, 2020, and will remain up until January 23, 2021 unless further advised.

Parks and Sports Field Amenities

The following areas are closed:

  • basketball courts
  • pickleball court - Village East Park 
  • public tennis courts – located at Village East and Claremont Park

The following areas remain open:

  • off-leash areas and parking lot - Grand Valley Park
  • trails and parks 
  • picnic sites, benches and shelters in parks and recreational areas
  • park parking lots

Please note that the Claremont rink and synthetic rink in Valleyview Park will not be installed this year. 

To inquire about the tennis clubs in Pickering, contact:

Sandy Beach Tennis Club 

Amberlea Tennis Club 

Rosebank Tennis Club 

Maple Ridge Tennis Club  

Glendale Tennis Club 

Dunmoore Tennis Club


Playground Structures and Park Amenities

Outdoor playgrounds, play structures, and equipment are open for public use. Please note that equipment is not cleaned or sanitized and the City reminds residents to use at their own risk, practice physical distancing, sanitize hands often, and stay home if sick. 

The outdoor fitness equipment in Saint Mary park will be closed. 


Facility permits

  • Permits for private events at City facilities are cancelled until further notice.
  • All fees paid for facility bookings will be refunded.
  • Please email for parks and facility booking related inquiries.
  • Library room bookings have been cancelled until further notice. Refunds will be issued.

Sports Fields Permits 

  • Turf field permits will no longer be issued and turf fields at Kinsmen Park and Beverley Morgan are closed.