Status updates on Town closures and re-openings for facilities, outdoor spaces, amenities and parking lots.

While in public places, please continue to practice public health recommendations to protect yourself and others:

  • Stay home if you’re sick.
  • Keep 2 metres (6 feet) between yourself and others when out in the community.
  • If 2 metres (6 feet) can’t be maintained, consider using a non-medical face mask.
  • Wash your hands often where possible or use hand sanitizer.

Community Update Play Safe Outdoors guide for what's currently open for residents to enjoy safely and responsibly.

 How to use the What's Open Ajax Map

The open and closed map below has a lot of great features. Learn how to use the map with the content below.

  1. Click on a icon or a trail line on the map to open a pop-up with current open/closed information.
  2. There are different symbols that control some mapping features. Follow instructions outlined below and when finished, click the ‘x’ in the top right corner to close the window. 

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Layer List

This symbol will open a list that allows the user to turn off the different category layers on the map: Town Facilities, Outdoor Amenities, Spaces and Playground, Parking Lots and Trails.


Info Summary icon

Info Summary

Category layers can be opened to display the open/closed status off each Town run location. Double click on any location under the category section to zoom to that location. 


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Town Facilities
Ajax Community Centre Closed
Ajax Creative Arts Centre Closed
Ajax Public Libraries (ARC, MCC and Main Branch) Closed
Audley Recreation Centre Closed
Carruthers Marsh Pavillion Closed
Greenwood Discovery Pavillion Closed
Hartrick House Closed
McLean Community Centre Closed
Pat Bayly Square (skating & washrooms) Closed
Quaker Meeting House Closed
Rotary Park Pavilion Closed
St. Andrews Centre Closed
St. Francis Centre Closed
Town Fire Halls Closed
Village Community Centre and Arena Closed
  • All Town washrooms remain closed including the washroom at Pat Bayly Square
  • Temporary portable toilets have been installed at popular destinations including Rotary Park, Veterans' Point, Paradise Park, Carruthers Marsh and Greenwood Conservation Area.
Town Hall - Restricted Access
  • All guests are being screened and appointment information will be required at the door. NEW: As per the advice of Durham Region Public Health all visits will be logged.
  • This service is only for matters requiring immediate attention and staff support, and cannot be accomplished through other means.
  • Please email or call 905-683-4550 to set up an appointment. 
  • All deliveries are being accepted.  
  • Access to Town Hall is limited to the Main Doors (parking entrance).
Outdoor Amenities, Spaces & Playgrounds

The following amenities are open for residents to enjoy safely and responsibly.

Please review the Community Update Play Safe Outdoors guide for reminders of what's open and good safety practices.

Artificial turfs Closed 
Audley Recreation Centre Multi- Use Court  Closed

Baseball Diamonds (open for passive use, no organized sports)

  • A-Class diamonds at Audley Sportsplex remain closed.

Basketball courts

  • Denis O'Connor Park - Open
  • Duffins Village Central Park - Open
  • Guiness Park - Open
  • Hermitage Park - Open
  • John A Murray Park - Open
  • Lexington Park - Open
Closed (6 basketball courts are now open)
Green spaces and trails  Open

Leash-Free Dog Parks 

  • Audley Rec. Centre Off-Leash remains closed for maintenance. 
Outdoor structures  Closed 
Paradise Beach Open
Picnic shelters Open 


  • Memorial Pool is open by reservation  


Rotary Park Boat Launch  Open
Skate parks Open 

Splash Pads

  • Audley Recreation Centre Splash Pad - Open 
  • Carruthers Marsh Splash Pad - Open
  • Horne Park Splash Pad - Open
  • McLean Community Centre Splash Pad - Open
  • Rotary Park Splash Pad - Open



Soccer fields (open for passive use, no organized sports)  Open 

Tennis Courts (Pickle Ball)

  • Audley Recreation Centre - 1955 Audley Rd. N. 
  • Mullen Park - 116 Large Cres. 
  • Paradise Park - 3044 Lakeview Blvd.
  • Hermitage Park - 95 Church St N.
  • Ajax Community Centre - 75 Centennial Dr. 
Town playgrounds Open

Town enforcement officers are conducting regular patrols of Town spaces and amenities to ensure that social/physical distancing rules are respected, and provincial Orders are complied with. Residents should continue to report major non-compliance of provincial Orders to DRPS online at (under Online Services) or call the DRPS Intelligence Branch Hot-line at 1-888-579-1520, ext.5802.

 Parking Lots
Bartlett Open
Birchmount Closed
Caruthers Marsh Pavilion Open
Cedar Park Closed
Church Street and Hwy 401 Barricades Open
Duffins Trail at Church St. S.  Closed
Elizabeth St. (Near Old Kingston Rd.) Closed
Forest Ridge Closed
Gillett Closed
Greenwood Parking Lot Open
Hermitage Park ( Off Griffiths Dr.) Open
Imagination Closed
Kinsmen Closed
Lions Club Closed
Love Open
McLarnan Parking Lot Open
Millers Soccer Closed
Paradise Parking Lot Open
Paulynn Park Closed
Pickering Beach Rd. Parking Lot Open
Rotary Park Open
Sportsplex Accessible Parking Lot Closed
St. Andrews Community Garden Closed
St. Andrews Senior Centre Closed
Stannardville Closed
Veteran’s Point Open
Westney Leash Free (Near Lions Club) Open