Media Release: Community Centre and walking concourse to reopen Jan. 31, 2022

Jan. 25, 2022

Community Centre and walking concourse to reopen Jan. 31, 2022

The Town of Smiths Falls is pleased to announce the reopening of the Smiths Falls Memorial Community Centre, including the walking concourse, effective Jan. 31, 2022. The concourse will be open seven days a week, between 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., with altered hours on days where there is a Rideau or Smiths Falls Bears’ game.

“We are very pleased to be able to open up services to the community as the situation continues to improve,” said Art Manhire, Director of Community Services. “The schedule will remain the same as prior to the lockdown; those who have missed games during the closure may contact us to see if accommodation is possible.”

There will be some changes to operations:

  1. As of Jan. 31, 2022, capacity for the community centre is restricted to 500 people maximum. Capacity for the youth arena is 125 people. These maximums will change as the provinces moves through the stages of COVID-19 recovery.
  2. A QR code will be required as proof of vaccination to enter the facility. If you do not have a QR code please visit to download or print your copy.
  3. Masks are required in the arena at all times. Masks may be removed once engaged in sport.

As a reminder, please complete a COVID-19 self-assessment before leaving home, stay home when ill.


For further information, please contact:

Art Manhire
Director, Community Services
Town of Smiths Falls
77 Beckwith St N
Smiths Falls, ON
K7A 2B8
613-283-4124 ext. 6101