The District of North Vancouver has hired seasonal park rangers to enforce social distancing throughout local parks.
The park rangers would be appointed throughout the parks in the District of North Vancouver, said Courtenay Rannard, the communications coordinator for the District of North Vancouver.
The park rangers will begin work over the coming weeks.
Yesterday, the district announced it would close all sports courts, including tennis, lacrosse and basketball areas. picnic shelters, Inter River BMX and bike pump tracks as well as boat launches and wharfs.
The washrooms will remain open for now, but with an increase in cleaning protocols.
On March 23, District of North Vancouver closed Mount Fromme and Lynn Canyon Park parking lots due to people not heeding the social-distancing guidelines.
“District of North Vancouver made the decision to close these areas as crowds of visitors continue to visit these locations, despite the social-distancing instructions shared by Provincial health authorities,” according to an update from the district.
District of North Vancouver has also closed Quarry Rock and Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge until further notice.