Facility & Service Impacts

Ontario currently in Step 3 of the Roadmap to Reopen 

Ontario moved into Step 3 of the Roadmap to Reopen on Friday, July 16 at 12:01 a.m.

Learn more about the Province's three-step re-opening framework.
The Provincial government has announced that starting Wednesday, September 22, Proof of Vaccination is required in select settings. See below for impacts to Town of Lincoln facilities and services. 

Town of Lincoln facility and service updates are provided below as restrictions change. 

While visiting public spaces, everyone must continue to follow Public Health guidelines to limit the spread of COVID-19:

  • Practicing 2 (6 feet) meter physical distancing

  • Niagara Region Face Covering By-law 

  • Frequent washing / sanitization of hands

  • Avoiding touching shared surfaces

  • Staying home if feeling ill

Proof of Vaccination Requirements at Town Facilities

The chart below outlines the provincially mandated requirements for individuals accessing indoor sport and recreation facilities along with other Town facilities, including Fleming Centre, Jordan Lions Arena, Lincoln Community Centre (Seniors' Centre), Town Hall, Lincoln Public Library and Lincoln Museum and Cultural Centre.  

We are committed to ensuring community members can easily access our facilities and will continue to accept paper copies of proof of vaccination, alongside proper identification. 

Please note that proof of vaccination using the new vaccine certificate with QR code and Verify Ontario app will be the only digital proof of vaccination accepted. Other third-party verifications apps will not be accepted.

 
Town of Lincoln Facility Activity Proof of Vaccination
Children under 12 years old Youth Ages 12 - 17 Adults 18+
  • Fleming Centre
  • Jordan Lions Arena
  • Lincoln Community Centre
Entering the facility solely for the purpose of actively participating in an organized sport including training, practices, games and competitions. Not required Not required Required
Workers or volunteers including coaches and officials of youth organized sport. Not required Not required Not required
Entering the facility to be a spectator or parent or guardian of a child/ youth participating in an organized sport Not required Required Required
  • Fleming Centre
  • Jordan Lions Arena
  • Lincoln Community Centre
  • Lincoln Public Library
  • Town Hall
Entering the facility for the sole purpose of using a washroom, picking up an order, registering for a program, paying a bill. Not required Not required Not required
  • Fleming Centre
  • Jordan Lions Arena
  • Lincoln Community Centre
Entering the facility to participate in a registered recreation program such as fitness class or senior program, attend a public skate program, use the indoor track or parents participating in parent/child programs. Not required Required Required
  • Fleming Centre
  • Jordan Lions Arena
  • Museum & Cultural Centre
  • Lincoln Community Centre
  • Lincoln Public Library
  • Town Hall
Entering a facility to attend a meeting or event. Not required Required Required
  • Lincoln Public Library
  • Museum & Cultural Centre
Entering the facility to access library services, museum self-guided tours and museum programs. Not required Not required Not required
  • Lincoln Public Library
Entering the facility to participate in library programs. Not required  Required  Required

 

What's Open, What's Closed and Services Available 

The chart below outlines all program, service and facility impacts as a result of COVID-19. See below for the most current information on what's open, what's closed and services available.

Proof of vaccination may be required (see chart above.)

Program/Facility/Service

Status

Notes

Outdoor Public Spaces

Parking lots

Open

Please follow Public Health guidelines including physical distancing and wearing a face covering when distancing is not possible. 
Green spaces Open Please follow Public Health guidelines including physical distancing and wearing a face covering when distancing is not possible.
Off-leash Dog Park Open Please follow Public Health guidelines including physical distancing and wearing a face covering when distancing is not possible.
Kinsmen Park stairs Open Please follow Public Health guidelines including physical distancing and wearing a face covering when distancing is not possible.
Beach at Charles Daley Park Open Please follow Public Health guidelines including physical distancing and wearing a face covering when distancing is not possible.
Park washrooms Open for the season - closing October 29 Please follow Public Health guidelines including physical distancing and wearing a face covering when distancing is not possible.
Outdoor picnic sites Open Please follow Public Health guidelines including physical distancing and wearing a face covering when distancing is not possible.
Benches Open Please follow Public Health guidelines including physical distancing and wearing a face covering when distancing is not possible. 
Shelters Open for the season Please follow Public Health guidelines including physical distancing and wearing a face covering when distancing is not possible.
Play structures Open Please follow Public Health guidelines including physical distancing and wearing a face covering when distancing is not possible.
Splash pads Closed for the season

 

Outdoor sports facilities Open

Rentals for outdoor spaces including sports fields and park pavillions is permitted. Team sports and outdoor fitness activities are permitted. 

Allan F. Gretsinger & Jordan Lions outdoor pools

Closed for the season  

Facilities

Town Hall Open (appointments encouraged)

Hours of operation: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Please call 905-563-2799 to book an appointment or learn about how you can access our services online.

(After-Hours: 905-641-0971)

Fleming Centre 

Open

Operating Hours: Mon – Sun 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. 
Please visit the Play Lincoln portal for information on programs. 

Lincoln Public Library branches

Open (with capacity limits)

Operating hours: Mon - Thurs 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.,
Fri 1 – 5 p.m., Sat 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sun CLOSED

Visit www.lincoln.library.on.ca for hours and guidelines. 

Lincoln Community Centre (Seniors Centre) Open  
Jordan Arena Open  
Lincoln Fire Rescue stations (administration) Open (Appointments Encouraged)

The only fully-staffed station is Lincoln Fire Rescue Administration Office - 4594 Ontario Street, Beamsville
Hours of operation: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

*Continuing to also serve you by phone, by appointment or online

 
Lincoln Museum & Cultural Centre Open

Hours of operation: 

Monday: CLOSED

Tuesday – Thursday: 10am – 5pm

Friday: 10am – 8pm

Saturday & Sunday: 10am – 5pm

Visit the Museum website for more details.  

Programs

Lincoln Public Library  Open (with capacity limits) Visit www.lincoln.library.on.ca for hours and guidelines. 
Recreation & museum programs  Running
Facility rentals  Available Contact 905-563-2799 ext. 319 or email the Town for more information. 
Hear & Now Pathstone Mental Health Clinic  Available Please call 1-800-263-4944 to book a counselling session. Hours of operation are Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Services

Online Planning & Building applications  Available  
Online billing accounts Available  
Make online payments Available  
Public works maintenance Running  
Residential water meter replacements Running  
Burn permits Available * NEW - Apply for your permit online
Public transit: NRT OnDemand Available * Book your ride by calling 289-302-2172
Legislative services  Available * Some services, by appointment only - email clerks@lincoln.ca for more information or call 905-563-2799 to arrange
Recycling Container Pick-up Available * Walk- in or by appointment - email info@lincoln.ca or call 905-563-2799 ext. 319
Private Well & Cistern Testing Available

Private water samples can be dropped off for testing at Lincoln Town Hall. 

Hours: Monday to Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

In addition, bottles for testing are available for pick up at the Fleming Centre and Town Hall upon request. 

For more information contact:
Public Works
905-563-2799 ext. 234

Meetings

Council & Standing Committee Virtual * View on YouTube
* Visit calendar for meeting dates
Citizen Advisory  Virtual * Visit calendar for meeting dates
Committee of Adjustment  Virtual * Visit calendar for meeting dates

 

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