First step launched to re-open Richmond’s public amenities

Richmond News

Step one of re-opening Richmond public spaces started Wednesday morning with bike and skate parks, basketball, volleyball and tennis courts as well as some other outdoor recreation facilities open for use.

This doesn’t include, however, playgrounds – these will remain closed and behind caution tape for the time being. …

Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie called the plan a “cautious, step-by-step approach” to allow the community to access services in a “controlled, staged and responsible manner.”

“We know the past few months has brought uncertainty, frustration and even fear and that there is a desire to restore services and facilities to where they were before the pandemic,” he said. …

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