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City of Edmonton - Phase 2 reopenings


As permitted in Stage 2 of the provincial plan, the City will begin reopening facilities, programs and services following all of the provincial public health orders and protocols.

COVID Safety protocols

The following COVID safety protocols remain in place at all City of Edmonton-operated facilities at this time:

  • Limit of 33% of fire code capacity. Each facility has a different fire code limit based on its size.
  • Time slots must be booked at to visit a facility
  • Face coverings are mandatory at all facilities including indoor and outdoor spaces at the zoo. We will accept exemption letters from a physician, nurse practitioner or psychologist for those who are unable to wear a face covering as a result of a medical condition as outlined by the Government of Alberta.
  • Physical distancing will be required at all facilities, 3 metres for all recreation centres and 2 metres for all other facilities.
  • Equipment in fitness centres will be set three metres apart.
  • Regular cleanings will take place throughout the day and deep cleanings in the evenings.

Facility reopenings

June 10-13

  • Clareview, Commonwealth, Terwillegar and The Meadows Community Recreation Centres. Fitness centres and gyms will reopen on June 10 for individual use and fitness programs. Registration for timed entry to these facilities will open on June 9 through
  • Kinsmen Sports Centre will reopen on June 10 for individual use of the fitness centre and fieldhouse. The aquatic centre will open for use only by sport user groups.
    Indoor spaces at the Edmonton Valley Zoo, including Makira Outpost, Urban Farm and Saito Centre, will reopen on June 10.
  • The Muttart Conservatory will reopen on June 11.
    16 City arenas will reopen with either ice surfaces or concrete areas for youth and adult sport and training groups.
  • Indoor fitness amenity use and programs in facilities will begin to resume. To learn what programs are available and to register, visit
  • Indoor rental spaces (e.g. Yorath House) will be available for events that are permitted under the public health orders, such as weddings. The limit for indoor gatherings will be 20 people. Information on rental spaces is available at

Week of June 14-20

  • Queen Elizabeth, Fred Broadstock and Oliver outdoor pools will open the week of  June 14.
  • Kinsmen Sports Centre Aquatic Centre will open for individual use on June 14.
  • St. Francis Xavier Sports Centre will open for sport user groups along with individual and group personal training, based on demand, on June 14.


  • Registration for summer day camps is now open with camps beginning on July 5, depending on the start date for Stage 3 of the provincial government’s reopening plan. Register at
  • Summer playground programming (Green Shacks) will now open on July 12th running seven weeks to August 27th. These free drop-in programs are held in communities across the city.

The City will continue to offer more programs and services and reopen more facilities and amenities over the coming weeks as we continue to recall staff and ensure facilities are ready for Edmontonians to use.

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