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Cancellations & Closures

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The Town of Paradise advises of the following weather-related closures and cancellations for Town facilities and operations:

Friday, March 17

The Paradise Double Ice Complex will resume full operations, including both ice surfaces, effective 12:30 p.m., Friday, March 17, 2017. The Paradise Double Ice Complex's main parking lot and entrance are open, however the parking lot at the rear of the Complex remains inaccessible.

Rotary Paradise Youth and Community Centre is open for regular programming and operations, including the After School Program. 

 

Thursday, March 16

Body Quest Fitness Centre: in the Paradise Double Ice Complex will open at 12:00 p.m. today, Thursday, March 16.

Paradise Double Ice Complex parking lot and entrance: will reopen at 12:00 p.m. today, Thursday, March 16. The Metrobus stop will return to its normal location in the Paradise Double Ice Complex parking lot.

Ice arenas / surfaces in the Paradise Double Ice Complex will remain closed for the remainder of Thursday, March 16. An update on ice arena operations will be provided by 12:00 p.m., Friday, March 17.

The Rotary Paradise Youth & Community Centre (RPYCC): is open for regular programming and operations. The After School Program has resumed.

 

Wednesday, March 15

Rotary Paradise Youth & Community Centre (RPYCC): will open for regular programming and operations at 8:30 a.m on Thursday, March 16. The After School Program will resume on Thursday. For all programs and activities, please use the RPYCC entrance and parking lot. 

Paradise Double Ice Complex: will remain closed for Thursday, March 16. All activities and events, including fitness classes and the Fitness Centre, are cancelled. The parking lot and all entrances to the Complex will be closed. An update on operations at the Complex for Friday, March 17 will be provided on Thursday. The Town apologizes for the inconvenience. 

After School Program: will resume on Thursday, March 16 at the RPYCC. Please use the RPYCC entrance. 

 

Tuesday, March 14

Due to wind damage to the roof of the Paradise Double Ice Complex, the following closures and schedule changes are in place: 

  • Recreation Facility Closure: The Paradise Double Ice Complex and the Rotary Paradise Youth and Community Centre will be closed Wednesday, March 15, 2017. All activities and events at both facilities scheduled for Wednesday are cancelled.
  • After School Program: The After School Program for Wednesday, March 15 is cancelled, and parents / guardians are asked to make alternate arrangements for after school care. The Town apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.

 An update on operations for Thurday, March 16, 2017 will be provided on Wednesday.

 

 Monday, March 13

Due to wind damage to the roof of the Paradise Double Ice Complex, the following closures and schedule changes are in place: 

  • Recreation Facility Closure: The Paradise Double Ice Complex and the Rotary Paradise Youth and Community Centre will be closed the remainder of March 13, and all day on March 14, 2017. All activities and events at both facilities scheduled for Wednesday are cancelled.
  • After School Program: The After School Program for Monday (March 13) and Tuesday (March 15 is cancelled, and parents / guardians are asked to make alternate arrangements for after school care. The Town apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.

 An update on operations for Thurday, March 16, 2017 will be provided on Wednesday  afternoon.

Sunday, March 12:

After School Program:

The Town of Paradise advises that its After School Program will not be available on Monday, March 13, 2017 and parents / guardians are asked to make alternate arrangements for after school care.

Due to roof damage from the high winds over the weekend, the Paradise Double Ice Complex and Rotary Paradise Youth and Community Centre are closed and staff are assessing the facilities.

We will provide a further update on Monday. The Town of Paradise apologizes for the inconvenience. 

Warming Centre:

The Paradise Town Hall is open and residents without power are welcome to get hot beverage, food and charge electronic devices. It will be open throughout the afternoon and evening.  We thank Sobeys Paradise for donating food.

Recreation Facility Closure

The Paradise Double Ice Complex and the Rotary Paradise Youth and Community Centre will remain closed for the day, Sunday, March 12 due to roof damage. Both facilities will remain closed for the morning on Monday, March 13, a further update will be provided by noon on Monday.

Downed Power Lines:

Please do not go near any downed power lines. Please report any powe line issues to NF Power 1-800-474-5711. 

Power Outage:

For information on power outages, please contact NF Power or 1-800-474-5711

 

Saturday, March 11:

Warming Centres:

The Town of Paradise advises any residents without power to visit the warming centres in our neighbouring municipalities of Mount Pearl (City Hall, Bannister Street) and Conception Bay South (Salvation Army Citadel, 331 Conception Bay Highway).

As the Paradise Double Ice Complex is closed due to roof damage, the Town is unable to open a warming centre tonight (Saturday, March 11).  We thank Mount Pearl and Conception Bay South for assisting our residents at this time. 

If power is not restored over night, the Paradise Town Hall will open at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 12 to enable residents to have a hot beverage and charge electronic devices. 

 

Recreation Facility Closure:

The Paradise Double Ice Complex and the Rotary Paradise Youth and Community Centre are closed for the remainder of the day, Saturday, March 11, and will remain closed for Sunday, March 12, 2017.

The extremely high winds have damaged the roof of the Complex. Town staff are on site monitoring the situation.

All activities and events at both facilities scheduled for Saturday and Sunday are cancelled (including the Paradise 50 Plus Adventure Club Dinner & Dance). An update on operations for Monday, March 13, 2017 will be provided by Sunday evening.

 

Winter Parking Ban:

Residents are reminded of the Town of Paradise Winter Parking Ban which is in place. Under the ban, no vehicle is permitted to park on any street any time during a snowfall for 24 hours thereafter. 

For information on snow clearing for the Town of Paradise, please visit the Snow Clearing and Ice Control page. 

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