On Wednesday, March 25, Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health announced the closure of a number of city amenities including
all city-owned playgrounds, sports fields, and basketball and tennis courts to limit public congregation and reduce
the spread of COVID-19. All Toronto schools have been called on to do the same.
For that reason, effective immediately, the TDSB will be closing all playgrounds and other amenities, including
sports fields and basketball and tennis courts, on school board property until further notice. The
Board will be posting signs and taping off all playgrounds and asks the public to please avoid use until further
notice. Where fencing or gates exist around structures, they will be locked.
We recognize that playgrounds are important to our school communities, however we must all follow the advice of
medical experts from Toronto Public Health and limit public congregation.
Thank you for your understanding and cooperation as we work together to maintain the health and safety of our
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