Parks

NEWS / NOTICE :           

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  • August 4, 2020 - Closure of Michel Malboeuf Tennis Court - Effective from Saturday, August 15, 2020, to Saturday, August 26, 2020. This closure is for finalizing the court resurfacing and painting. We encourage residents to use the Russell Tennis Courts at 988 North Russell Road or book a time at the Sports Dome (613-443-9272). We thank you for your cooperation.
  • July 15, 2020 - The play structures in the municipal parks will be open to the public as of Friday, July 17, 2020. Users must maintain physical distancing of two metres away from others outside of their direct household or social circle. It is strongly recommended to practise sanitary measures before, during and after the use of play structures.
  • July 15, 2020 - Baseball Parks - Return to play is permitted as of Friday, July 17, 2020, with certain restrictions. Please contact the Recreation Coordinator by email for more information.
  • July 2, 2020 - Closure of Michel Malboeuf Tennis Court - Effective from Friday, July 3 to Saturday, July 4th 2020. This closure is for crack repairs on the court, in preparation for court resurfacing in the coming weeks.
  • June 26, 2020 - Russell Skate Park Closure - The Skate Park in Russell will be closed from June 30 until July 3 for reconfiguration of the equipment and the removal of the half-pipe, which was deemed unsafe for use at this time. We are looking at replacing this piece of equipment in the future. Thank you for your cooperation.
  • June 16, 2020 - Closure of Michel Malboeuf Tennis Court - Effective from Thursday, June 18, to Saturday, June 20, 2020. This closure is for preparations for resurfacing of the tennis court. We thank you for your cooperation.
  • June 11, 2020 - The Splash Pad at Yahoo Park (2 Marcel St. in Embrun) will be open to the public as of Friday, June 12, 2020. Daily operating hours are from 9 am to 8 pm. In order to respect the province of Ontario's orders, we are asking users to maintain physical distancing of two metres away from other outside of their direct household, and to avoid gatherings of more than 10 people.
  • May 19, 2020 - Following an amendment to Ontario Regulation 104/20 made under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, the following amenities are permitted to open as of Tuesday, May 19, 2020:
    • Baseball diamonds
    • Tennis & pickleball courts
    • Basketball courts
    • Skate parks
    • Off-leash dog areas
    • Outdoor picnic sites, benches and shelters in park and recreational areas.
    Social distancing and gathering restrictions are still in effect. Outdoor playgrounds, play structures and other equipment are to remain closed.
  • May 18, 2020 - The municipal skateboard parks will be opened to residents as of Tuesday, May 19. Social distancing and gathering restrictions are still in effect.
  • May 15, 2020 - The municipal tennis courts will be opened to residents as of Tuesday, May 19. No lessons will be permitted. Social distancing and gathering restrictions are still in effect.
  • May 14, 2020 - Municipal Parks limited usage will be in effect as of Saturday, May 16, 2020.
    • Residents will be allowed to (while respecting the 2-metre distance):
      • Gatherings of 5 persons.
      • Walk or run.
      • Playing catch, kicking a soccer ball, or throwing a football.
      • Flying a kite.
      • Sitting on a blanket, grass or lawn chair.
      • Exercising and stretching on a yoga mat, but not in a class.
      • Walk your dog while respecting existing dogs-in-park designations.
    • Residents will not be allowed to:
      • Playing on play structures, swings, benches and other park equipment.
      • Playing basketball on the basketball court or tennis on the tennis court.
      • Using their local skateboard park.
      • Using baseball, soccer and football fields for play or practice.
  • April 20, 2020 - South Nation Conservation confirms that the following Conservation Area remain open and maintained for passive recreation (walkthrough access only): J. Henry Tweed Conservation Area (Russell), W.E. Burton Conservation Area (Russell) and Nokomis Park (Limoges). For more information, visit their website.



 


The Township maintains the following parks: 

 EMBRUN:  
 Map of Embrun Parks (PDF)
  • Mélanie Park: 40 Frontenac Blvd.
  • AG Bourdeau Park: 1203 St-Augustin Road
  • Camelot Park: 135 Lachaine Street
  • Omer Lamadeleine Park: 37 Lamadeleine Blvd.
  • Yahoo Park: 2 Marcel Street 
    • Splash Pad (OPEN FROM 9 AM TO 8 PM)
  • Richelieu Park: 159 St-Moritz Terrace
  • Jean-Guy Lapointe Park: 72 de la Rive Drive
  • Bourdeau Park: 65 Cloutier Drive
  • Pico Park: 375 Centenaire Street

 RUSSELL:
Map of Russell & Marionville Parks (PDF)  

  • Hanover Park: 120 Corvinelli Crescent
  • Stiver Park: 343 Stiver Street
  • Keith M. Boyd Park: 591 Loucks Drive
  • Duncanville Park: 1141 Concession Street
  • MacDougall Park: 50 Craig Street
  • J. Henry Tweed Park: 98 Craig Street and 110 Forced Road
  • Stanley Park: 302 Route 100
  • W.E. Burton Park: 601 Church Street 
  • Old Towne West Park: 40 Woolenmill Way
  • Russell Centennial Pool Park: 228 Castor St.
  • Russell Library Park: 1053 Concession St.

 MARIONVILLE
Map of Marionville & Russell Parks (PDF)

  • Séraphin-Marion Park: 210 Marion Street

 LIMOGES
Map of Limoges Parks (PDF)

  • Nokomis Park: 464 Limoges Road

 BASEBALL PARKS

  • Lafortune Ball Park: 35 St-Jean Baptiste Street, Embrun
  • Joe Bélisle Ball Park: 10 Blais Street, Embrun
  • Richelieu Ball Park: 159 St-Moritz Terrace, Embrun
  • Russell Ball Park: 1050 Concession Street, Russell
  • Marionville Ball Park: 4625 Grégoire Road, Marionville

To reserve a baseball park, call 613 443-6367. 

TENNIS COURTS

  • Michel Malboeuf Tennis Courts: 10 Blais Street, Embrun
  • Youth Centre Tennis Courts: 988 Concession St., Russell

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