It might look nice outside, but Toronto Police wants you to stay at home. This weekend, over 300 officers are expected to watch over 10 city parks, in order to ensure people are following proper social distancing measures. Toronto's parks, playgrounds, and skate areas will be closely monitored, and officers are ready to hand out hefty fines if regulations are violated.\nAccording to a news release by Toronto Police Services, in support of the City of Toronto's latest social distancing rules, over 360 TPS members will be monitoring parks across the 6ix this weekend.\n"While we are encouraged by the compliance we are seeing and the responsible actions people are taking, we continue to see people not taking these measures seriously and not acting in compliance," reads the statement.\nThe effort will consist of 200 bylaw enforcement officers and 160 members of the Toronto Police Service from primary response units and community response units. There will also be neighbourhood community officers and staff from the mounted and marine units present.\n0409 16:30 Coordinated Social / Physical Distancing Long Weekend Enf...r 10 - 13, 2020 https://t.co/ANJs1pAwSy— Toronto Police (@TorontoPolice) April 9, 2020\nTen parks in particular will be given special attention this weekend, based on complaints the city has received from the members of the public.\nBluffer's Park, Rosetta McClain Gardens, High Park, Humber Bay East, Christie Pits, Trinity Bellwoods, Woodbine Beach, Allan Gardens, Sunnybrook Park, and Sherwood Park are the ten parks and recreational areas that police confirmed will be under strict watch.\nJust last weekend, TPS actually had to turn away 800 vehicles from Bluffer's Park, and 140 from High Park.\nView this post on Instagram Stay home, Toronto! Any two people who don't live together, who fail to keep 2 metres or a hockey stick apart, in a park or public square, are subject to a $1,000 fine. The COVID-19 Enforcement Team will be out across the city this weekend educating the public and enforcing compliance with this new bylaw and the other measures enacted by the municipal and provincial governments. toronto.ca/covid19 #covid19 #toronto #yyz #coronavirus #stayhome #physicaldistancing A post shared by City of Toronto (@cityofto) on Apr 4, 2020 at 6:50am PDT\nAlthough many people have been practicing social distancing, there are still a lot of people ignoring the latest rules.\nA new bylaw prohibits people from walking too close to one another, and not giving each other two metres' space. The fine could reach up to $5,000, in some cases.\nOn April 3, Mayor John Tory shared that more than 100 officers would be patrolling parks and public areas during the first weekend of April. Since then, that number of has tripled.\nView this post on Instagram Coordinated Social / Physical Distancing Long Weekend Enforcement Blitz, April 10 - 13, 2020 From April 10-13, 2020, the Toronto Police Service will continue with its enforcement efforts, in coordination with the City of Toronto, as it relates to compliance with social distancing in areas that include parks and park amenities such as off-leash dog parks, playgrounds, fitness stations, skateboard facilities, and congregating in groups and parking in closed lots. Two hundred Bylaw Enforcement Officers and 160 members of the Toronto Police Service, including Primary Response Units, Community Response Units (including Neighbourhood Community Officers), Mounted Unit and Marine Unit, will visit parks across the city. Based on complaints from the public and feedback from previous enforcement efforts, the following areas will be given special attention: - Bluffer's Park - Rosetta McClain Gardens - High Park - Humber Bay East - Christie Pits - Trinity Bellwoods - Woodbine Beach - Allan Gardens - Sunnybrook Park - Sherwood Park Parking Enforcement Officers will also be patrolling hotspots for those who continue to park in closed parking facilities. While we are encouraged by the compliance we are seeing and the responsible actions people are taking, we continue to see people not taking these measures seriously and not acting in compliance. Officers have various enforcement tools available to them, based on the circumstances, including tickets of up to $1,000. For more info on #COVID19 from Toronto Police click the link in our bio #covid19 #coronavirus #toronto A post shared by Toronto Police Service (@torontopolice) on Apr 9, 2020 at 4:28pm PDT\nTPS states that Parking Enforcement Officers will also be patrolling these areas for people who continue to park in closed-off parking spots.\nStay safe, Toronto!\n*This article's cover image is for illustrative purposes only.