COVID-19 Updates

Jul 2, 2020

Latest updates

The District of West Vancouver has developed an operating model to gradually restart services that were closed as a result of the pandemic. The first, and most important deciding factor when considering restarting any service is the safety of residents, businesses and staff. We will continue to keep the community informed of service level adjustments. To receive information by email, subscribe to e-west.

  1. COVID Park Ranger Program wraps up, regular Park Ranger program begins. Read more.
  2. Fields are now open for organized play with permits. Read more
  3. West Vancouver Memorial Library opens for borrowing on Tuesday, July 7. Read more.
  4. West Vancouver Art Museum re-opens with reduced hours starting Wednesday, July 8. Read more
  5. Modified outdoor summer programs and camps start Monday, July 6. Read more
  6. Municipal Hall is open for payments only from June 15 to July 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday to Friday, excluding statutory holidays. Contact us.
  7. West Vancouver's Re-start model.  Read more.
  8. Many capital projects have been deferred as part of the 2020 Budget. Read more.
  9. WorkSafeBC has released guidelines to identify actions and protocols required under Phase II of the Province’s Re-Start Plan. 

Last updated: July 2, 9 a.m.

Municipal facilities, services and outdoor spaces

Municipal Hall is open for payments only from June 15 to July 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday to Friday, excluding statutory holidays.

District staff continue to provide essential services by phone or email. 

Contact us

What's open? What's closed? View the list to see the current status:

Status of facilities, parks and services

Resources and support for individuals

Connect North Shore

Connect North Shore was created to link residents to community resources including information for those in need and volunteer opportunities for those who want to help. 

Connect North Shore

The Connect North Shore resource directory provides links to community service organizations with a focus on those serving the North Shore, including resources for food, housing, social support and more.

Connect North Shore - Resource Directory

Free and Low-Cost Groceries and Prepared Meals

Seniors' Support

The Seniors' Activity Centre has launched programs to support seniors during this time of physical distancing. For information and assistance, call the Seniors' Activity Centre at 604-925-7280 or visit


With LibraryConnect, you can call, chat, or email us to get the support you need while our facility is closed. Our LibraryConnect service and Library Takeout contactless holds pickup service are open between 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Tuesday to Saturday.


Resources and support for businesses

The District of West Vancouver is following the guidance of our local, provincial and federal health authorities—and encourages the business community to do the same.

Information and resources for businesses


There are many things you can do to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in your community. Please follow the advice of health authorities:

Vancouver Coastal Health

BC Centre for Disease Control

Public Health Authority | Government of Canada


Non-medical information (for general information related to COVID-19)

Call 1-888-268-4319 (1-888-COVID19)

Text 604-630-0300

Health information and advice

BC COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Tool



Federal and Provincial live updates

Live Updates

Media Releases

March 13: West Vancouver implements closures in response to Coronavirus

March 15: West Vancouver closes community centres and cultural facilities

March 20: District of West Vancouver declares a state of local emergency

March 24: 2020 Spring term cancelled

April 8: West Vancouver launches Park Ranger program to promote physical distancing in parks

April 15: West Vancouver cancels all summer programs and festivals

April 28: Ambleside Farmers' Market opens May 3

May 28: North Shore Playgrounds Set to Re-Open June 1

Mayor's Updates

March 10: Mayor's Update

March 17: The District's Coronavirus response

March 27: A Letter to our community

April 7: Support local businesses

April 21: Budget update

May 14: Mayor's Update

June 11: Mayor's Update

Media Contact

Media enquiries only

Donna Powers, Director of Community Relations & Communications

604-219-4806 (cell)

604-925-7168 (office)


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