All the gyms are closed. And, given their particularly efficient way of spreading a virus, they’re likely to be for some time. Many, maybe most, won’t survive.
The Park Board has closed down most of the purpose-built places to exercise: community centres, weight rooms, swimming pools, tennis courts, golf courses, even the swings and exercise bars in sand lots:
But this is Vancouver. We’re gonna do what Vancouverites do.
As I write this, a neighbour is below my window, playing tennis with a concrete wall in an asphalt parking lot.
There’s an actual tennis court across the street. But the Park Board has closed it off because, you know, virus.