Additional City of London services and programs available during Step 3 of Provincial reopening

In alignment with Ontario moving into Step 3 of the Roadmap to Reopen framework, the City of London is preparing to expand additional in-person services and programs. These changes are in addition to the many programs and services that resumed with Step 1 and 2 of the Provincial reopening framework.

All Middlesex-London Health Unit guidelines and Provincial regulations, including mask requirements, adhering to capacity limits and physical distancing, will apply at all times.

Recreation and Sport:

In addition to programs and services that were permitted during Step 1 and Step 2, the following are changes to recreation and sport amenities and programs:

  • South London Community Pool and the Canada Games Aquatic Centre will open on a limited basis for lane swimming and aqua fitness classes starting Monday, July 19.
  • The City will begin offering a limited amount of new recreation programs at community centres and aquatics facilities. Registration is now open, available at or by calling 519-661-5575.
  • Outdoor Special Events will be permitted with capacity limits and other restrictions.
  • Arenas will open for rentals on Monday, July 19 with capacity limits and other restrictions.  
  • Preparations are underway to offer limited neighbourhood outdoor movie nights. Updates will be shared as information is confirmed.  

As a reminder, outdoor pools, spray pads and wading pools continue to be open. For hours, locations and to register for programs, please visit Public washrooms and water fountains continue to be available for use throughout the city, location and hours of washroom facilities can be found on the City’s website.

Public Participation Meetings before Standing Committees:

In-person attendance at Public Participation Meetings will resume in the coming weeks. The schedule of upcoming Public Participation Meetings as well as updated meeting information will available on the City’s website. Due to capacity limitations, pre-registration for in-person attendance is strongly encouraged. 

The option to provide input remotely for Public Participation Meetings will continue. Pre-registration is required for individuals wishing to participate remotely by calling 519-661-2489, extension 7100 or by emailing

Londoners are reminded to continue following physical distancing and face covering public health measures, and adhere to general provincial gathering limits under Step 3:

  • Maximum 100 people for outdoor gatherings and organized public events with limited exceptions.
  • Maximum 25 people for indoor gatherings and organized public events.

For further information and a list of current City of London service updates, please continue to visit This site will be updated as services are changed.

Last modified:Tuesday, July 13, 2021