Recreation Facilities Adjust Programs

Recreation Facilities Adjust Programs

Rosanne Fortier
News Correspondent

On November 30, the Town of Vegreville was moved to the enhanced status which enacted mandatory measures from Alberta Health that went into effect to protect the health system and slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

These restrictions have affected recreation facilities and clubs in Vegreville.

Figure Skating is being offered for one-to-one lessons and public skating and hockey at the Wally Fedun Arena have been shut down because of the restrictions.

The pool and weight room at the Vegreville Aquatic and Fitness Centre are open by appointment only and all fitness classes have been cancelled.

The Vegreville Heather Curling Club started to put in the ice for curling at Vegreville Multiplex Centre but they stopped this process as the club isn’t sure of their final plans because of the COVID-19 restrictions.

The Vegreville School of Ballet has dance classes available by Zoom. The Vegreville Academy of Ukrainian Dance Association are going to try resume dance classes through Zoom. The Vegreville Gymnastics Club has not been operating at all this season.