Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination required at City’s recreational facilities

Residents must show government-issued ID and COVID-19 vaccination receipt upon entering facilities 

All City recreation facilities will require proof of immunization
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On Sept. 20, the City of Kingston announced that residents 12 and older will need to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19 before entering recreational facilities and the Kingston Grand Theatre beginning Sept. 22.

Under provincial regulations announced Sept. 1, certain businesses—including restaurants and bars, meeting and events spaces, and facilities used for sports and fitness activities—will be required to check for proof of vaccinations.

According to the City, COVID-19 proof of vaccination checks will be performed in conjunction with symptom screening processes at facilities.

Residents will need to provide either an electronic or paper copy of their COVID-19 vaccination receipt and matching government issued identification with their name and date of birth.

If unable to meet proof of vaccination requirements, recreational facilities users will receive a refund for bookings or program registrations.

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