The City of Kenora facilities had more use in the first three months of this year compared to last year.

A number of buildings were either closed down or had limited use because of the pandemic.

For example, the Discovery Center had only 456 visitors January, February and March of last year.

This year, the number increased to 3,261.

The Moncrief Construction Sports Center saw a similar surge in usage.

50,486 people used either the pool, the walking track, the fitness center and open ice.

That compares to only 32,482 last year.