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By Pierre Bibbs
Sports Editor 

City events forced to shut down

Pool, tumbling, soccer forced to end


August 12, 2020

Tumble Class Instructor Tia Siewing flips Bryndle Webb during a class last week. Photo by Pierre Bibbs.

On Thursday, August 6, the City of Malta's Parks and Recreation department chose to pull the plug on current activities and it's building fitness rooms, due to a recent outbreak in COVID-19 cases.

The City alerted the community of its closures via their social media page and website on Friday, August 7. The closures include tumbling classes, the Municipal Pool, the youth soccer season, weight room, and indoor gym.

"We will be closed for the safety of our community, our children, our youth, and their families," Parks and Recreation Director Sally Wright said. "It was the best thing to do for...

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