Langley Township hall. (file)

Langley Township closes daycares, spring break camps

Announces expansion of shutdown online

Langley Township has expanded the scope of a COVID-19 shutdown to include all spring break day camps for kids and childcare services, effective the end of the day, today, Tuesday, March 17.

“We will communicate with attendees directly regarding future event dates, refunds, and other specific details. Registration for programs, events, and activities is suspended until further notice,” said the online statement posted to the Township website Tuesday afternoon.

That came one day after the Township announced all recreation centres, arenas, pools, and the Langley Centennial Museum would be closed to curb the spread of COVID-19, but spring break day camps and childcare services would continue “until further notice.”

READ MORE: B.C. School Sports suspends spring season

READ MORE: New phone lines, self-isolation guide for COVID-19 in B.C.

As well, the statement added, all park facility bookings and park permits have been “cancelled until further notice,” with all Township Parks and Trails remaining open.

As of Monday, all building inspections on occupied buildings were put on pause “for the next few weeks” including “single-family dwellings, secondary suite inspections, business licence inspections and publicly occupied buildings.”

Events where more than 50 people, the limit set by provincial health authorities, were expected, were also postponed in the Township, including the 216 Street Corridor Study Open House on Tuesday March 31st and the Volunteer Appreciation event set for Thursday April 2nd.

Langley City announced similar shutdowns, but, as of Tuesday afternoon, spring break camps and day care were continuing because they were all under the 50-person gathering limit imposed by provincial authorities.

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

CoronavirusLangley Township

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Community Gaming Grants program announces $3 million donation to Food Banks B.C.

Langley Food Bank is in great need of size six diapers, baby wipes, milk, and cheese donations

VIDEO: Young Langley residents celebrate their birthdays with personalized parades

Growing trend amid COVID-19 closures is having decorated vehicles honk past homes

Thieves caught in the act at Aldergrove go-cart track

Three weeks ago, the Langley Quarter Midget Association decided to upgrade security after a theft

What can people still do outside during COVID-19?

A list of ideas that can still be done in order to get a little exercise and fresh air

IN DEPTH: How B.C. emptied its hospitals to prepare for COVID-19

Thousands of beds have been freed up, but patients and seniors have had to sacrifice

Canada expands 75% wage subsidy to COVID-19 affected businesses of all sizes: Trudeau

Program will provide up to $847 per week for each worker

‘Nothing concrete’: Tenants, landlords lack details after B.C. unveils COVID-19 rental aid

Single mom in Golden says she’s already going to the food bank after being laid off

B.C. is seeing the highest rate of COVID-19 recovery in Canada, and there’s a few reasons why

British Columbia was one of the first to see rise in COVID-19 cases, and has also switched up testing

Crucial details of Ottawa’s proposed wage subsidy program expected today

The government has rolled out a bailout package totalling more than $200 billion

World COVID-19 morning update: Olympics delayed one year; 12,000 health care workers infected

Comprehensive world news update: Lockdown in UK showing signs of hope

Newspapers are safe to touch, World Health Organization confirms

Just make sure to wash your hands as you would after touching any surface or object

‘It’s up to us: Recently-returned B.C. couple urges Canadians to take COVID-19 seriously

Garrett Kucher and Tory Apostoliuk make it home after almost a week of lockdown in Spain

Most Read