The health and safety of the community is the top priority for the Town of Canton. The Town is currently taking actions that are reasonably necessary to protect the health, safety and welfare of the community to minimize the effects and to limit transmission of the COVID-19 virus.In response to these actions, the Canton Parks & Recreation Department will be cancelling all programs beginning on Monday, March 16th. Programs and activities are not taking place in person again until at least after May 20th. We will continue to provide program and activity updates on this evolving situation as we move forward. Below you will find a list of programs that are currently running or were upcoming, and what the changes moving forward will be. For some programs that we will not be able to reschedule or postpone, you will be contacted separately regarding account credits.While our playgrounds & parks are remaining open, please note that playground equipment and structures are not being sanitized. Please take appropriate precautions and be safe! Basketball courts & skate park at Mills Pond Park will be closed until further notice.In the event that you would like to contact the Canton Parks & Recreation Department, we ask that you do so by phone (860-693-5808) or by email; email contacts are available on the homepage of www.cantonrec.org. You can join us for some FREE FUN - "March" Away Boredom and now Spring Into Action with our activity challenge; you could win a FREE family pool pass, swag bag, daily pool admissions and more! More information is available here: https://cantonct.myrec.com/info/activities/program_details.aspx?ProgramID=29173If you are looking for other programming ideas, learning activities or online virtual tours & activities, please see the list attached below that the staff of the Canton Parks & Recreation Department has compiled.If you are looking for information on the COVID-19 virus, please see any of the links below:https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.htmlhttps://portal.ct.gov/Coronavirushttps://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/summary.htmlWe appreciate your cooperation and understanding during this time; things are changing very quickly and we will continue to do everything that we can to keep you informed.