Reopening of some park facilities and resumption of services in Phase Two
17 Jun 2020
The Multi-Ministry Taskforce announced on 15 June the resumption of activities as part of Phase Two of the post Circuit Breaker reopening. In line with this, from 19 June onwards, people visiting our parks may do so in groups of up to five.
Park facilities including playgrounds, skate parks, hardcourts, fishing areas, dog runs, beaches, lawns and fields, shelters, and car parks will be reopened. Food & beverage, retail, recreation and convenience outlets in gardens, parks and nature reserves will be reopened, subject to safe management measures as stipulated in the Enterprise Singapore (ESG) guidelines. Function spaces will also be reopened for wedding solemnisations, subject to a cap of 20 persons (excluding the Solemniser) or less, depending on the venue’s capacity based on safe management principles.
Activities such as having picnics and recreational games will be permitted, in addition to exercises such as walking, running, static exercises, taichi and cycling. Visitors engaging in sports and physical exercises should observe the safe management measures as stipulated in the Sport Singapore guidelines. For preschools, groups of up to 10 students with two staff will be permitted in our gardens and parks.
Camping sites, barbeque pits, galleries and attractions such as National Orchid Garden will remain closed for now as these settings tend to involve large numbers of people who are likely to come into close contact, often in enclosed spaces and for prolonged periods of time, thereby increasing the risk of transmission of COVID-19.
We would like to remind park visitors that for their own safety and those around them, that they are required to wear a mask except when engaging in strenuous exercises or consuming food, drink or medication, and observe a safe distance of at least one metre from other visitors. All park visitors are to observe the advisories put up in our gardens, parks and nature reserves.
All gardening activities at Community in Bloom gardens including allotment gardens will be limited to groups of up to five persons each. Gardeners must wear masks at all times and observe safe distancing measures.
The latest advisories in response to the COVID-19 situation are available at www.nparks.gov.sg/noticeboard.
Resumption of Landscape-related Services
All landscape-related services and nurseries will resume, subject to safe management measures as required by MOM and NParks.
Resumption of Animal and Veterinary-related Services
All animal-related activities and services such as sale and adoption of pets and pet boarding will resume, subject to safe management measures as required by MOM and NParks.
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