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For Immediate Release 

December 21, 2021

RTP UPDATE: Ontario Government Sets New Spectator Capacity Limits

The Ontario Government Announced a Move to Modify the Spectator Capacity Limits

Hamilton, Ontario – The Ontario Government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, announced that, due to the rising of COVID-19 cases across the province there will be modifications put into effect on capacity limits at indoor sport and recreation facilities.

Per the Ontario Government, effective December 18th 2021, all indoor sports and recreational fitness venues will introduce a 50 percent capacity limit to venues with a capacity over 1000 persons.

These new capacity limits are only applicable to spectators. The limits on participants and facility staff remain unchanged.

To read more on the Ontario Government’s announcement CLICK HERE.

Football Ontario is constantly awaiting further information from the Ontario Government on any updates or changes that may affect our members. Stay tuned to the organization’s website and social media channels for any updates.

Be sure to consult with your local health authorities as well as facilities to ensure alignment with their individual guidelines.

The Ontario Government also recently modified the vaccine proof system, to read more on that CLICK HERE.


Aaron Geisler

Executive Director

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