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Welkum Park and Jordan Youth Park are OPEN
To ensure the safety of all park visitors, please see the measures and guidelines below, which are to be followed while visiting our parks and for any water related activities:
-There will not be any portable toilets (porta-potties) on site for the time being
-When using any play equipment make sure to wash or sanitize hands before and after using
-Practice social distancing (6 feet apart)
-Avoid gathering in large groups (as per current restrictions)
-Practice good hygiene – wash or sanitize hands often, avoid touching face, cover mouth if cough or sneeze
-Bring your own hand sanitizer or handwashing supplies
-If you are experiencing symptoms related to COVID-19 do not visit the park

Welkum Park

Welkum Park, owned by the Municipality of Shelburne, is a small day use park tucked away on Welshtown Lake about 14km from downtown Shelburne. Its features include a sand beach, unsupervised fresh water swimming, picnic tables, 3 gazebos, change rooms, washrooms, and garbage containers, During the months of July and August Red Cross Swim lessons are offered by the Municipality of Shelburne Recreation and Parks Department.

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Jordan Youth Park

Located in Jordan Falls beside Highway 103, just before Exit 24, near the bridge that crosses the Jordan River. It includes climbing bars, teeter totters, a basketball hoop, several picnic tables and one enclosed picnic table area.